September 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Memorial Fund Created for Bethesda 20-Year-Old Killed in Shooting 

A memorial fund has been created on behalf of Bethesda 20-year-old Alexander (Xan) Korman, who was killed last month in a shooting in Prince George’s (P.G.) County. On Aug. 14, officers responded to a reported shooting in Upper Marlboro and found Korman inside a car suffering from gunshot wounds, according to P.G. County Police. He […]

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July 23, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Grant Applications Close Friday for Nonprofits Focused on Minority Entrepreneurship, STEM Education

Friday is the deadline for Montgomery County nonprofits to apply for a grant from the County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC). The grant program is open to nonprofits with a mission or program related to: Minority and women entrepreneurship Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education Research and innovation development Small-scale manufacturing Organizations must apply by […]

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October 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

MHP Issues Final Assistance Checks to Flower Branch Apartments Explosion Victims

The Montgomery County Housing Partnership (MHP) announced that it has distributed the finals checks from its Long Branch Fire Fund today. According to a news release, checks totaling $320,000 are being distributed to 61 families displaced by the explosion. A total of $820,000 was raised for the fund through the support of the community and […]

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February 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Olney Chamber Establishes Scholarship Fund in Officer Noah Leotta’s Name

The Olney Chamber of Commerce has established a scholarship fund to commemorate the life and passion of Montgomery County police officer Noah Leotta. The Chamber is asking local businesses and residents to help contribute to the fund, which will be awarded to local high school students committed to pursuing a career in law enforcement or […]

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May 21, 2015 | Krista Brick

Andrews: Public Election Fund Will Revolutionize Elections (VIDEO)

The recently approved Montgomery County fiscal 2016 budget includes funding for a new Public Election Fund that will allow candidates for County Council and County Executive to qualify for partial public financing for their campaigns. Here’s what former County Councilmember Phil Andrews had to say about the fund. Since 2001, members of the Montgomery County […]

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December 22, 2014 | Krista Brick

Savi Technology Launches College Fund for Gemmell Daughter

Savi Technology established the Arabelle Gemmell Fund, a campaign designed to create a college fund for Arabelle Gemmell, daughter of Savi employee Ken Gemmell. Arabelle’s mother and two young brothers, Devin and Cole, were killed when a small plane hit their home near Gaithersburg on Dec. 8, 2014. Ken Gemmell was at work at the […]

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December 10, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Leggett on Support for the Gemmell Family (VIDEO)

A fund established for the Gemmell family has grown to over $355,000 this week. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett says it is gratifying to see the community’s generous support for this local family who lost so much in the tragic plane crash on Dec. 8. According to Kelsea Little, public […]

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