September 8, 2010

Young Republicans “Equip the County’s Future”

Gaithersburg, August 24, 2010 – The Montgomery County Young Republicans presented the Linkages to Learning with backpack donations concluding the “Equip the County’s Future” backpack drive. A group fundraiser aimed at producing fully equipped and supplied backpacks for the children involved with the local Learning Center that provides support to children and parents who require a little extra.

“Our members are pleased to present the Linkages to Learning with backpacks for the students in support of the Center’s great work in our community,” said Montgomery County Young Republicans President Michael Gibble. “We unequivocally support ‘Equipping our County’s Future’ business and civic leaders with the tools required to succeed in their current educational endeavors. Since we started this initiative earlier this summer, we have been able to share the great work the Center does with the community. We hope this encourages more groups to get involved with Linkages for Learning who promotes steadfast commitment to family and learning.”

In the past two years, the dozens of backpacks collected by the MCYR’s have helped benefit the Linkages for Learning students as they proceed into the next school year.


Montgomery County Young Republicans Background: Made up of highly-motivated young professionals from 18 to 40 years of age, the MCYR’s are one of the top political groups in Maryland. From campaign deployments around the state and country to local Montgomery County political leadership we work hard to get Republicans elected and look forward to a number of victories this year. What also makes our club great is our keen sense of social responsibility - as individuals, not government! - our varied charitable programs throughout the year. And of course our monthly happy hour where we relax and catch up on how folks are doing.

Join us and let's get Montgomery County back on a pro-jobs, fiscally responsible path! For more information, please visit or contact MCYR President Michael Gibble at or at (202) 441-6963.

Linkages to the Learning: Linkages to Learning is a school-based collaboration among the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, the Montgomery County Public Schools and non-profit, community based service providers. The program provides accessible services to at-risk children and their families to improve adjustment to and performance in school, home, and community. Prevention and early intervention services include health, mental health, social services and educational support. For more information, please contact the Center at (301) 926- 1397.

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