March 23, 2020 | Ryan Donovan

Online Dating Services Adapt to Life With COVID-19

The recent COVID-19 outbreak has drastically changed the lives of many people around the country. With a heavily recommended quarantine put in place by the CDC, it would appear that now would be an incredibly unlikely time to try and start a relationship. However, some online dating services have adapted their sites in hopes of […]

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March 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Choose Respect Conference Focuses on Healthy Teen Dating

One in three teens will experience some form of dating abuse, according to the Department of Education. Reducing this statistic is the focus of the tenth annual “Choose Respect Montgomery Healthy Teen Dating Conference” on April 7 at Richard Montgomery High School from 12:30 to 5 p.m. The event will feature an opening session hosted […]

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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hundreds of Students Attend Choose Respect Conference (VIDEO)

Hundreds of Montgomery County students attended the Choose Respect Conference at Richard Montgomery High School on April 2nd. MCPS-TV has a recap. More scenes from today's @Choose_Respect healthy teen dating conference. Opening remarks will begin shortly! #RespectyourSelfie2017 — MCPS (@MCPS) April 2, 2017 Great to see so many of our @mocoboe members, elected officials […]

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February 15, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Local Senior Center to Hold Speed Dating Event (PHOTO)

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and the Holiday Park Senior Center located in Silver Spring is getting into the spirit. On Wednesday, February 17, the senior center will be hosting a speed dating event for those aged 55 and older. According to Holiday Park Senior Center Director Dolores Ustrell, the purpose of the event […]

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February 27, 2015 | Krista Brick

Phil Andrews on the Choose Respect Conference (VIDEO)

Phil Andrews, director of crime prevention initiatives for the Office of the State’s Attorney, encourages teens and their parents to attend the Choose Respect Conference coming up March 8. Here’s what he had to say about it. Related:

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February 24, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Teens Learn to ‘Choose Respect’ at Safe Dating Conference (Video)

Don’t be afraid to say something was the message communicated to teens during a conference in Silver Spring, which focused on encouraging the next generation to choose respect when it comes to dating and relationships. One in three teens and young adults will experience some form of dating abuse leaders reminded parents and teens at […]

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February 21, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

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Conference in Montgomery County to Focus on Safe Teen Dating

One in three teens and young adults will experience some form of dating abuse, according to Break the Cycle, a non-profit organization that provides dating abuse prevention programs exclusively to young people. Reducing this statistic is the focus of the fifth annual “Choose Respect Montgomery Teen Dating Conference” on Feb. 23 at the Montgomery College […]

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