Suzan Jenkins

June 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Council President Katz Set to Host Sixth Weekly Business Briefing Friday

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz will host the sixth in a series of online business briefings on the economic challenges the county faces due to the Covid-19 public health emergency. The next online briefing takes place Friday, June 12 at 12:30 p.m. and the focus is on the arts sector of the economy. Monica […]

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February 11, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Black History Month: Montgomery Community Media Spotlights Suzan Jenkins

In honor of Black History Month, MCM is shining the light on some of Montgomery County’s most notable public figures, advocates, historians, and leaders who have driven change and provided representation for African Americans and minorities in our area. Today, we honor CEO of the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County Suzan Jenkins. As […]

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November 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCPS Students Perform at Latin Dance Competition at Strathmore

More than 200 Montgomery County Public Schools students recently competed in a Latin dance competition at the Music Center at Strathmore. MCPS-TV reports. GRACIAS @MCPS @mocoboe @strathmore @VisionaryEyeDrs @creativemoco @verizon @CarolTrawick @WashingtonHisp @TDBank_US @UrbanButcher @SunTrust — AfterSchoolDanceFund (@Baila4Life) November 23, 2016

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June 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

AHCMC Describes FY 17 Funding as ‘Record Setting’

It’s a record-setting year for the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC). That’s because the Montgomery County Council has approved a budget of over $6 million for local arts and humanities organizations, according to an AHCMC news release. “Montgomery County’s commitment to the arts is evident in this year’s historic level of funding […]

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March 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

The Proposed Budget’s Impact on Arts and Humanities in MoCo (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, CEO Suzan Jenkins of the Arts and Humanities Council says she is pleased with the County Executive’s recommended fiscal year 2016 budget. Watch her reaction here:  

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October 18, 2014 | Staff Writer

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‘Montgomery Moving Forward’ Calls for a Single Workforce Development Authority (VIDEO)

With the goal of creating a single workforce development authority, members of Montgomery Moving Forward recently announced a call to action that details what steps to take during the next two years to close the gap between good jobs and the number of skilled people. A diverse coalition of leaders calls for accountability to ensure […]

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October 8, 2014 | Staff Writer

Anthony Brown at Excellence in Arts Awards

County Executive Awards for Excellence in Arts & Humanities

The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC) has announced the winners of the 2014 County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities. Established in 2002, these awards honor community leaders whose work in the cultural sector has made an impact in Montgomery County communities. Among this year’s eight recipients of the […]

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June 19, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Theatre Group To Manage Silver Spring Theatre

Montgomery County has selected the Theatre Consortium of Silver Spring (TCSS) to assume management for the Black Box Theatre in Silver Spring. The theatre is located at 8641 Colesville Rd., beside the AFI Theatre. The Round House Theatre, after 10 years of successful management and operation of the Black Box, has decided to move on […]

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November 27, 2013 | Staff Writer

“An Incredible Celebration” (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, the CEO of Montgomery County’s Arts and Humanities Council, Suzan Jenkins, shares her thoughts about the importance of arts and humanities in Montgomery County at the Executive’s Ball: Related stories:

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November 26, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Executive’s Ball Recap (Video)

There was a big turnout for the  Executive’s Ball on Nov. 24 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. This year’s theme: “Party Arty: A Night for Creativity and Fun.” By the Numbers: Over 90 individual and corporate organizational sponsors. 950 attendees (last year there were approximately 850). Over $300,000 will be distributed […]

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