Village News

The Montgomery Village News is the official newsletter of the Montgomery Village Foundation, Inc., and its Board of Directors. Its purpose is to disseminate news and information in accordance with the MVF Editorial Policy.

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MVF awards five scholarships to Village high school graduates

Some of the first visitors to the newly renovated Apple Ridge Pool enjoyed the opening weekend by relaxing under an umbrella, lounging on chaise lounges and trying out the current channel as well as many other pool features.

The Creative Discovery 4's Class of 2017 celebrated a completed year of MVF's preschool program.  Parents joined to see each child receive their certificate, then shared in refreshments and a slideshow with memories from events throughout the school year.

Members of the MVF Board of Directors, MVF staff, the Committee on the Environment and Brightview planted a Red Bud tree at North Creek Lake Park during the 2nd Annual Arbor Day Celebration. Other activities at North Creek Community Center included Persimmon tree sapling giveaways, seed planting...

At a community meeting on March 29, ARC, owners of the Village Center, presented a modified sketch plan of their vision for the center to residents. The major change in the plan was the elimination of the 212-unit apartment complex and parking garage, in favor of more townhouse units. This...

MVF Board President Pete Young (left) thanks Dennis Clark for his years of service on the MVF Board of Directors and Vision 2030 and Long Range Facilities Planning committees at last Thursday’s MVF Annual Meeting. Clark was recognized as instrumental in organizing and presenting collected...

Holloway, Webb and Young elected to 2017 MVF Board of Directors
Four candidates for the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors have been vying for three seats on the Board since late January. After about six weeks of campaigning, meet and greet events and a...

Participants of the February 17 Wine & Paint event had a wonderful time! The group included birthday partiers, girl's nights out and families just enjoying an evening together. Everyone's "Winter Cardinal" scene turned out great! Look for more great paint events like this in the Spring...

The 9th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance was enjoyed by 80 participants; daughters and dads had a blast! Couples enjoyed yummy refreshments, cute corsages and most importantly, dancing the night away. Keepsake photos will allow these father-daughter duos to remember their fun evening for weeks and...

Residents asked questions of the 2017 Montgomery Village Foundation Board of Directors candidates at the annual Candidates’ Forum held on January 31. Read additional information in the questions and answers and candidate bio matrix beginning on page 8. The full transcript will be available in...

Most of the concrete work on the Apple Ridge Pool renovation is complete! The pool shell (walls and floor) are finished and decorative planter areas are being finished this week. While the shell cures, work will focus on the bathhouse, including installation of new filter equipment. Pool...

The Watkins Mill tot lot replacement is underway! The new equipment installation will be finished in the next few days and open to the public soon. Residents are advised to remain out of the tot lot until the orange construction fencing is removed and the lot is reopen for use.

Santa and his helpers along with MVF staff got together with residents and kids for Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 10 at North Creek Community Center. They shared delicious hot cocoa and breakfast treats, as well as fun crafts and time to visit with Santa.

Due to inclement weather earlier this week, the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Residents, friends and neighbors are invited to enjoy some holiday cheer as we kick off the holiday season with this annual family event!

Approximately 75 new residents were greeted by Montgomery Village Foundation board members, staff and local vendors and organizations at the annual Welcome Reception held on November 10 at North Creek Community Center. MVF President Pete Young and EVP Dave Humpton addressed the residents and...

Work is progressing on the Apple Ridge Pool Renovation. The site has been regraded and pool walls have been shaped with forms. Underground piping and other work is being set before the pool is ready for concrete. Concrete work is expected to be finished before the end of the year.

Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board President Pete Young, MVF Board member Jim Marsh and Montgomery Village Sports Association President David Jacobs joined Senator Nancy King, District 39 Delegates Charles Barkley and Kirill Reznik, Kevin Mack from Congressman John Delaney’s office and...

The Annual MVF Great Pumpkin Race and Fall Festival is right around the corner.  Prepare to race your pumpkin for a chance at the Championship trophy and celebrate fall on Saturday, Oct. 15 with games, rides, food, a petting zoo, tennis ball target practice and local vendors and businesses. Get...

Girl Scout Cadet Troop 4206 volunteered time and talent at the 50th Anniversary Nature Center Celebration. The Girl Scouts created and ran a nature scavenger hunt, helped visitors dissect owl pellets and worked with MVF staff to host a successful event. Cadet Troop 4206 has made Montgomery...

The Whetstone faithful took their annual end of summer Cannonball Contest on the road to neighboring Stedwick Pool before most pools closed for the season. Families, friends and neighbors made quite a splash, and a great time was had by all.

Residents enjoyed the last swim of summer at the Apple Ridge pool before its closing on Aug. 14. The renovation will begin in the next few weeks, and the new Apple Ridge Pool is scheduled to reopen for the 2017 pool season. Visit www.montgomeryvillage...

80’s tribute band The Reagan Years rocked the Apple Ridge Recreation Area on Saturday, July 23 with crowd-pleasing favorites like Footloose and Hit Me With Your Best Shot. The 50th Anniversary concert included a misting tent, food trucks and t-shirts launched into the audience with a slingshot....

Lake Marion Pool is one hot spot to cool off this summer! Enjoy all of the Montgomery Village pools and don’t miss special events like Chillin’ Ice Cream Treats at the Pool— 3 p.m. on Saturdays July 23 (North Creek Pool) and July 30 (Watkins Mill Pool)—and Raft and Noodle Fun Days (see pools for...

The Lake Marion Lasers got sharky with their Jaws float in the MVF Independence Day Parade celebrating “A 50th Fourth.” Residents also enjoyed this year’s 5K Race, 1-Mile Fun Run and midway amusements. For more pictures from the event, parade contest results and 5K and Fun Run race results, see...

Tiny Feet Campers enjoyed a fun morning of singing and dancing with award winning author Valerie Smalkin and her pet Silly Goose! Other fun activities this week have included daily swim lessons, ocean crafts and lots of playground fun.

Send your child to Splash Down Water Park or Six...

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