July 14, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Alcohol Beverage Services Win 5 Awards

Montgomery County’s Department of Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) won five 2021 National Association of Counties (NACo) achievement awards. ABS is the alcohol wholesaler of beer, wine, and spirits for Montgomery County. Over 1,000 businesses have their alcohol licensing, enforcement and education managed by ABS. They also run 26 retail stores throughout the county. Since they […]

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July 7, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Three Montgomery County Employers Win Commuter Awards

Three businesses in the Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s (MCDOT) Commuter Services program won regional awards at the Commuter Connections Employer Recognition Awards according to a press release. The awards are given to employers that develop the most innovative and successful commuter programs that focus on reducing the number of single-occupancy drivers. Businesses incorporate the […]

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May 21, 2021 | Staff Writer

MCM Nominated for 8 Capital Emmys Including Overall Excellence

Montgomery Community Media has been nominated for eight Capital Region Emmy Awards. The nominations were announced virtually Wednesday and Thursday evenings by the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. A breakdown of the nominations: • Three nominations for MCM’s Black Artists in Montgomery County series • Three for […]

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July 27, 2020 | Alex Argiris

MCM Board Member Honored as one of Top 100 Women in Maryland

Dottie Li, Founder and CEO of Transpacific Communications, will be recognized by The Daily Record as one of the Top 100 Women in Maryland. Tuesday night will be the second time Li is honored, as she became the first Chinese American woman to receive the award in 2015. Li is being honored for her work […]

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May 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for May 20 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, May 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Student Awards Ceremony:  MCPS student art will be recognized in a first-time poster art competition to celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The ceremony will livestream here at 7 p.m. 2. Planning Commission Meeting:  The Gaithersburg Planning […]

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February 26, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Montgomery Service Awards Recognize Special Contributions

The Montgomery County Volunteer Center is recognizing special contributions with the county’s highest honor for volunteerism, the Montgomery Service Awards. Nominations are open until Friday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m. This annual awards program recognizes individuals, businesses and groups that have demonstrated outstanding volunteer efforts in the following categories: Neal Potter Path of Achievement Award, […]

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October 2, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Six-Year-Old Germantown Girl Honored for Saving Mother’s Life in June

A six-year-old Germantown girl was honored for saving her mother’s life in June. The girl, Kaltoum Fakri, acted heroically when she discovered her mother at home unconscious and not breathing. Fakri attempted to wake her mother but was unsuccessful, so she called 911. Following the 911 dispatchers’ instructions, Fakri ran two doors down to seek […]

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June 13, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber to Award Public Safety Officials July 12

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will honor over forty Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters, and Paramedics at their 24th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, July 12, 2019. This event honors our public safety personnel and first responders from Montgomery County Upcounty’s fire & police departments, Maryland State Police, and Office of the […]

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April 12, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Manna Food Center Presents Heroes Against Hunger Awards

Manna Food Center held its annual Heroes Against Hunger Awards Reception at the Fillmore in Silver Spring Wednesday night to recognize community champions in the fight against hunger. Awards were given in three categories: Individual Hero, Corporate Hero, and Community Hero, according to a news release. The winners, selected by Manna’s Volunteer Board of Directors, […]

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December 13, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Awards the 5th Annual Young Professional of the Year Award

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Brett Rough, Senior Account Executive at Aerotek, as the recipient of the 5th Annual Young Professional of the Year Award (YPG) at their Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony. The award was presented by Ed Cooper, Total Wine & More’s Vice President of Public Affairs & Community Relations. Total Wine […]

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