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Georgetown University Hospital Honors JUST TRYAN IT with 2012 “Flame of Hope” Award

Georgetown University Hospital Honors JUST TRYAN IT with 2012 “Flame of Hope” Award

The following information was sent to us by Stacy Prince:

Georgetown University Hospital is recognizing local non-profit, JUST TRYAN IT (JTI), with the 2012 “Flame of Hope” award for its efforts in helping children and families battling childhood cancer. This is the first time the award will be presented to an organization.

The Flame of Hope award will be presented at the 13th annual Georgetown Pediatrics Gala on April 14, 2012. Past recipients of the award have included Former First Lady Laura Bush, actor Paul Michael Glaser, former Second Lady Tipper Gore, former Washington Redskins player and NFL Hall of Fame member Darrell Green, NBC4 news anchor Barbara Harrison, and children’s health advocate Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

Leggett Participates in Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Tennis Center

Leggett Participates in Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Tennis Center

The following information was sent to us by Karen Falcon:

 

On Wednesday, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Montgomery TennisPlex facility located at 18010 Central Park Circle. Leggett will join Montgomery County Planning Board Director Francoise Carrier and Montgomery Parks Director Mary Bradford, as well as Montgomery TennisPlex Founder and Hall of Fame Coach Jack Schore and World Team Tennis Champion and Washington Kastles Owner Mark Ein.

 

Inaugural Montgomery Serves Award Winners Announced

Inaugural Montgomery Serves Award Winners Announced

The following information was sent to us by Donna Bigler

The inaugural Montgomery Serves Awards ceremony will take place Monday, April 30, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at Imagination Stage in Bethesda.  This event will honor some of our County’s most outstanding community leaders and dedicated volunteers.

 

Hyatt House Celebrates Their Grand Re-Opening

Hyatt House Celebrates Their Grand Re-Opening

The following information was sent to us by Laura Rowles:

 

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a “Ribbon Cutting / Grand Re-Opening” Ceremony for the Hyatt House (previously Summerfield Suites). The hotel is located at 200 Skidmore Boulevard, Gaithersburg.

The ceremony was conducted on Thursday, April 5, 2012. Hyatt House offers one bedroom and two bedroom/two bathroom suites featuring full kitchens and complimentary breakfast buffet. To learn more about the Hyatt House, visit: www.hyatthouse.com.

The GGCC is active in providing business-to-business networking opportunities throughout the year: a collective voice in local, regional, and state legislative affairs, professional development opportunities and other services that enhance the business environment.

The First Annual "Montgomery Serves Awards"

 The First Annual "Montgomery Serves Awards"

 

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