Friday, August 7, 2020

People + Places

Lily Qi, Maryland House of Delegates, District 15

Lily Qi is making her voice—and the voices of other immigrants across Montgomery County—heard

The freshman delegate from District 15, Maryland's first Chinese-born legislator, is passionate about economic competitiveness and inclusiveness.
A new look for the August-September issue of Montgomery Magazine

A New Look for Montgomery Magazine

We've updated our design and content for the August-September 2020 issue.
Hal Horenberg of Home At Last sanctuary helps foster dogs get adopted

Finding a Forever Home for Fido

Hal Horenberg of Home At Last Sanctuary has one goal: No animal left behind.
Ronnie Baras, also known as "Ronnie the Great," is a comic hypnotist and mentalist from Kemp Mill

A certified hypnotherapist, Ronnie Baras specializes in good, clean fun

The Kemp Mill entertainer has been putting audiences under his spell for more than 20 years.
"Adventures in Kindness" mother-daughter author duo, Carrie and Sophia Fox

Creating kind kids

"Adventures in Kindness," a new book by a Potomac fifth grader and her mom, offers kids 52 ways to practice kindness at home, at school and in their community.

Richard Montgomery student-led activist club organizes petition to change school name 

The Rockville high school is named after a former slave owner.
Three Montgomery County organizations win grants from Maryland Historical Society

Maryland Historical Society awards grants to three Montgomery County organizations

Two Montgomery County historical societies and a museum receive capacity-building funds to put towards heritage projects
Chief Bailey and firefighters at Montgomery County Fire Rescue Station 4 in Sandy Spring

Meet Division Chief Charles Bailey

The 30-year firefighting veteran is coordinating Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service’s coronavirus response and rethinking firefighting methodology
Johnny Holliday, the University of Maryland sportscaster, talks about his career

Johnny Holliday is the “consummate ambassador for the Terrapins”

The University of Maryland sportscaster has been having fun in the public eye for more than five decades.
A stop in Birmingham, Alabama, during the 10th Anniversary Maryland Civil Rights Educational Freedom Experience

Digital event on Friday will highlight “thought-provoking” images and stories about racial justice

"Block Talk" is part of an ongoing collaboration between Arts on the Block and the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights.