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Have a Wedding like Katy Perry's with the Help of Trisha Cranor (Featured on Entertainment Tonight)

(I-Newswire) Germantown, MD, October 22, 2010 - Calling all brides – is your heart melting over the idea of the hyper-romantic Indian wedding taking place between comedian Russel Brand and singer Katy Perry? Most of the world is ablaze with admiration over the strange and wondrous events that will take place during the week of festivities.

So much so that Entertainment Tonight took notice and wasn’t about to let the soon-to-be-married couple get away without a t.v. spot. But an Indian Wedding isn’t a common occurrence and our western culture is sometimes struggling to keep up with the cultural extravaganzas that other nations are capable of.

Company to Give Away a Heating System

My Plumber Heating and Cooling prides itself on a long history of giving back to the communities that it serves.  As company founder R. Wendell Presgrave explains it, “We consider it our privilege to give something back to the communities that provide our living, and frankly, we love having the opportunity.”  My Plumber has collected many tons of food for the hun­gry, performed free or deeply discounted plumbing repairs for homeless shelters and in private homes throughout Northern Virginia and Suburban Maryland, and sponsored sports teams, school plays and many other educational activities.  The company also has a tradition of replacing, for free, the oldest, ugliest heating system that it can find each autumn.

QIAGEN Ground Breaking Promises Over 90 Jobs in the Area by 2015

After 10 Years of Growth in County, $52 Million Project Will
Enhance Manufacturing Capabilities, Add 90+ Jobs By 2015

Friday, September 24, 2010

1:30 and 3:30 pm – facility tours upon request to Shelly Ducker

2:00-3:30 pm – event program/groundbreaking


19300 Germantown Road, Germantown

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for QIAGEN’s 117,000-square-foot, $52 million expansion project, which will allow the company to consolidate many of its Maryland manufacturing operations and offices, and add more than 90 new jobs within the next five years.

Local Business Wins Big at National Buffalo Wing Festival

Gaithersburg, Md., September 13, 2010 – Ira Levy, Owner of Buffalo Wings & Beer restaurant has just returned from the National Buffalo Wing Festival with a first place win. 

The National Buffalo Wing Festival is held on Labor Day weekend every year in Buffalo, New York.  Hundreds of restaurants apply to compete at the festival, but only thirty are chosen to attend.  The festival, held at Coca Cola field, draws a crowd of nearly 80,000 visitors every year.  It is estimated that a quarter of a million people have attended the event since its inception and 2.4 million wings have been consumed.

Be a Member of the MoCo Public Library Teen Advisory Group

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is recruiting members for its Teen Advisory Group, and teens, ages 14-18, who would like to promote library programming for teens and advocate for teen library service are invited to apply online through the library website, www.montgomerycountymd.gov/library.

Teens who like to read, write, and are interested in interviewing authors and public officials for the MCPL Teensite page or would like to work with Facebook, YouTube and/or video productions can check out details on the website.

Applications are due by September 11.  Candidates will be interviewed the week of September 20.  Teens accepted in the program will serve from September 2010 to May 2011 and will meet on a monthly basis.

For more details, check the MCPL website, or for questions, email teensite@montgomerycountymd.gov