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Gaithersburg, MD, (July 30, 2021)  Four exceptionally inspiring high school seniors were awarded a total of $2,575 in scholarship funds for the 2021-2022 academic year through the W. Edward Bohrer, Jr. Memorial CHARACTER COUNTS! Scholarship program.

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GLEN ECHO: This week, Adventure Theatre MTC’s Sunday digital productions will feature a digital reading of an original work entitled The Truth About Krampus by Charlotte La Nasa. Adventure Theatre MTC’s digital productions are Sundays at 3PM ET (note new time) free on Facebook-Live.

It is with sadness that we share the passing of civil rights activist and Howard University alumna, Gloria Richardson, 99. As head of the Cambridge Nonviolent Action Committee, Richardson galvanized the community of Cambridge, Maryland against racial segregation and fought for economic justi…

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As part of Montgomery Parks’ celebration of the annual Latino Conservation Week, the Noyes Children’s Library Foundation presents the book ¡Olinguito! by local author Lulu Delacre as the seventh Noyes StoryWalk®. Families are invited to read the book on posted signs as they stroll through Wh…

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There are many ways you can help defeat the literacy crisis, but one of the most significant steps you can take is making a personal effort to take advantage of your own literacy skills. People must understand that the ability to read and write is a privilege that shouldn’t be taken for gran…

The service dogs and nurses will meet in MedStar Montgomery's Healing Garden on Thursday, May 6th at 3pm. This last year has been beyond trying for frontline workers and now it's time to focus on their well-being to honor the incredible work they do.

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We are fortunate to live in Montgomery County where we share a set of key values. We strongly believe in education and providing opportunities for our children. We celebrate our diversity and our strong immigrant communities. We support our most vulnerable residents and help them become more…

On April 20, Apple hosted the “Spring Loaded” event—the company’s first substantial launch of 2021. Just like it’s colorful name, the event revealed new striking and daring products all from a redesigned iMac to a bright purple iPhone 12. Chief executive officer, Tim Cook, began by discussin…

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GLEN ECHO: Join Adventure Theatre this Sunday, May 2, at 2PM ET to celebrate API Month with a Storytime reading of Start with a Spark, with author Patrick Lord and illustrator Nitya Ramylogan. Follow the journey of a very special little Spark as they discover that inspiration can be found al…

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In celebration of Earth Day, families are invited to read the bilingual book Rainbow Weaver by Linda Elovitz Marshall, illustrated by Elisa Chavarri, on posted signs as they stroll through a park in Kensington. The Noyes Rainbow Weaver StoryWalk® will be available for self-guided exploration…

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Whereas: Montgomery County has placed police officers as school resource officers in our public schools since 2002. As recently as 2014, Montgomery County only had six police officers in MCPS schools. Today, MCPS has 26 police officers serving as school resource officers (one in each high school).

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Gaithersburg, Md. – March 25, 2021 – The Gaithersburg Book Festival, which is taking place virtually this year due to the pandemic, has selected the finalists for its third annual poetry contest for high school students. The students had to write a poem on themes of isolation and/or communit…

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GLEN ECHO: This week, Adventure Theatre MTC’s Sunday StoryTime will feature guest host Dannielle Hutchinson and special guest Jessica Childress. The attorney and author will present her book series “Juris P. Prudence,” in celebration of Women’s History Month. Adventure Theatre MTC’s digital …