Veterans Day

November 16, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

5 Things to Know Today, Nov. 16, In Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Nov. 16 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. The meeting starts with a proclamation recognizing World Pancreatic Cancer Day by Councilmember Jawando. Click here to see the agenda in its entirety. At 1:30 the Council will hold […]

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November 10, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Black World War II Vet Never Received Medal of Honor Despite Nomination; Clarksburg Widow Fights for His Legacy

As Veterans Day approaches, Joann Woodson, 92, of Clarksburg, continues to fight for her late husband. Cpl. Waverly Woodson Jr. served in the only all-Black unit to fight in Normandy on June 6, 1944. Despite his unquestioned heroism on Omaha Beach that day, he has never been awarded the Medal of Honor. It’s been more […]

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November 8, 2021 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for Thursday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – Closed. Public Libraries – Closed. County-operated COVID-19 vaccination and testing centers – open regular hours. County liquor stores – All stores open from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Ride On and Ride On extRa – will […]

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November 11, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 11, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 11 and it is Veterans Day. Today, Americans honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. What’s Open and What’s Not: Find out which facilities are closed or have schedule changes today. What’s Open, What’s Closed on Veterans Day […]

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November 10, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Warrior Canine Connection in Need of Puppy Parent Volunteers

A special announcement just in time for Veterans Day- Warrior Canine Connection needs puppy parent volunteers. The organization is headquartered in Boyds and provides specially trained service dogs to Military veterans nationwide. WCC Puppy Parent Program Manager Cheryl Bingham says although becoming a volunteer takes work, it is extremely rewarding because the puppies grow up […]

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November 10, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

What’s Open, What’s Closed on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is this Wednesday, Nov. 11. Montgomery County has posted the following holiday schedule: County offices – Closed. State offices and courts – Closed. Libraries – Closed. County liquor stores – Stores open noon to 7 p.m. County-provided refuse/recycling pickup – County-provided trash and recycling collection will not be collected Wednesday, Nov. 11.  After […]

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November 9, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Qué está Abierto y Qué está Cerrado el Día de los Veteranos?

El Día de los Veteranos es este miércoles 11 de noviembre. El condado de Montgomery ha publicado el siguiente calendario para el día festivo: Oficinas del condado – Cerradas. Oficinas estatales y tribunales: cerrados. Bibliotecas – Cerradas. Licorerías del condado: las tiendas abren desde el mediodía hasta las 7 p.m. Recolección de basura / reciclaje […]

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November 5, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Montgomery County Accepting Virtual Tributes For Veterans Day

The Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs is collecting virtual tributes for veterans who live or are from Montgomery County. The commission is planning to share these tributes on their website for Veterans Day, which is Wednesday, Nov. 11. Anyone can submit a tribute for the virtual event, and should e-mail  and provide the following information: […]

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November 8, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Warrior Canine Connection Helps Veterans Heal

In honor of Veterans Day, MyMCMedia checked in with a local organization that gives back to those who fought for our country in a special way. Warrior Canine Connection helps veterans all year round. Officials say since the organization started in 2011, they’ve helped more than four thousand veterans through Mission Based Trauma Recovery. “We […]

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November 6, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

County Offering Veterans Day Freebies and Other Deals

Many businesses in Montgomery County are honoring those who have served our country on Veterans Day with deals and freebies. Often, a military ID, dressing in uniform, or other proofs of service is required to access these deals. Here is a list of places that are offering deals: Restaurants: Applebee’s is giving out free meals […]

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