Articles tagged with: Rashad Price

East County Family Reunion and Basketball Tournament

Paula Matallana on Tuesday, 06 May 2014. Posted in Circle Community

Join Us on May 31st

Don’t miss the East County Family Reunion and Basketball Tournament happening Saturday, May 31st from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. This fun-filled, FREE event for the whole family will take place on the grounds of the East County Community Center, 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring.

There will be food, a live DJ, games, community resources, and opportunities for neighbors to get to know each other. The event will also feature a 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament for kids, teens, and young adults benefiting the Montgomery County SONS Basketball Youth Empowerment program.

The event is being organized by the East County Parents Circle with support from IMPACT Silver Spring and the Montgomery County Recreation Department.

To learn more about the Montgomery County SONS Basketball Youth Empowerment program and to donate to their campaign (they are trying to raise $10,500 to take their team to the YBOA National Championship in Orlando, FL) go to: http://www.gofundme.com/7ap67w. This program is led by 2014 IMPACT Momentum Award winner Rashad Price.

2014 Momentum Award Winners

Paula Matallana on Monday, 03 March 2014. Posted in Inside Impact

Honoring Montgomery County's Unsing Heroes

Join us in honoring our 2014 Momentum Awards recipients, local heroes who are creating social, economic, and civic momentum for the betterment of life in Montgomery County! 

Social Momentum Award: Rashad Price, Street Outreach Network
Rashad Price works in the Street Outreach Network, an initiative of the Montgomery County's Department of Health and Human Services, to provide positive youth development programs in the region of East County. In the past year, he has developed both a flag football team and a basketball team, organized field trips, and established a male mentoring program for over 30 youth. This program meets weekly to discuss issues relating to the youth's environment, social and educational issues. It is also monitors grades, encourages parent involvement, and attempts to improve teen behavior.

Economic Momentum Award: Long Branch Business League Leadership (Carlos Perozo, Ada Villatoro, Art Cobb)
The leadership of the Long Branch Business League is comprised of Carlos Perozo, President of the League and owner of ZP Tax; Ada Villatoro, Vice President of the League and owner of El Golfo Restaurant; and Art Cobb, Secretary-Treasurer of the League and owner of BSP Media Services. They have been instrumental in promoting an inclusive vision for Long Branch's commercial center while maintaining a goal that allows private commercial success and community well being to progress hand in hand. Carlos, Ada and Art, each small business owners, have gone above and beyond their own businesses to focus on such community-building initiatives as the Super Block Party at which for Long Branch residents came together.

Civic Momentum Award: Laurie Duker, Executive Director, Court Watch Montgomery
Laurie founded Court Watch Montgomery over four years ago in order to help guarantee the safety of women fleeing domestic abuse in Montgomery County. With Laurie's leadreship, Court Watch has implemented a process to help victims of domestic violence as they pursue just and safe lives as it aims to curb the practices that keep women from successfully using the court to protect themselves. Court Watch monitors and evaluates Maryland's domestic violence justice system by accompanying women to court, makes judicial personnel aware of the public's interest in how domestic violence cases are handled by the court, reports their findings and recommendations regularly, and educates citizens about domestic violence and the role of the local judiciary.