Montgomery County Celebrates Arab American Heritage Month
Montgomery County will commemorate Arab American Heritage Month on Thursday, April 2, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., with a celebration highlighting the diverse cultural traditions of the Arab American community. The event, which is being co-sponsored by the City of Rockville, will be held in the Executive Office Building, Lobby Level Auditorium, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville.
County Executive Isiah Leggett will kick off the celebration with welcoming remarks and a proclamation that designates April as Arab American Heritage Month. Featured speakers include Dr. Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad, president of Minaret of Freedom Institute and Reema Ali, managing partner of Ali & Partners. Remarks will focus on Arab cultural heritage and current issues affecting Arab Americans. The reception will include entertainment and refreshments.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Office of Community Partnerships at 240-777-2584 or email