Monday, September 28, 2020

People + Places

Volunteer Tom Hill of Gaithersburg

After a Career in Public Service, Tom Hill is Still Serving the Public

The 71-year-old retiree from Gaithersburg manages a busy volunteering schedule that includes Meals on Wheels deliveries.
Interview with MCPS Teacher of the Year Inge Chichester for Montgomery Magazine

Q&A: Inge Chichester, MCPS Teacher of the Year

"If you don’t care about the students and their families, this isn’t the profession for you."
Hannah Oliver Depp, owner of Loyalty Bookstores in Silver Spring and DC

A Boost in Business at Loyalty Bookstores

The fate of the Black-owned bookstore in Silver Spring was uncertain at the start of COVID-19. Then the demand for books about race and social justice skyrocketed.
Rob Scheer of Comfort Cases, a nonprofit in Rockville, MD

Comfort Cases: Giving Foster Children a Hopeful Start in Their New Homes

This Rockville-based nonprofit is on a mission to eliminate trash bags from the foster care system.
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.