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Contact: Sue Tucker 240-777-6507

Leggett, Ervin to Participate in World Refugee Day Ceremony

Tuesday, June 25 at 5 p.m. (event: 3 to 8 p.m.)

Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place



Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, County Council Member Valerie Ervin and Maryland State delegates Bonnie Cullison and Tom Hucker will participate in the World Refugee Day Ceremony speaking program. Leggett will also present a proclamation declaring World Refugee Day in Montgomery County.

World Refugee Day, established by the United Nations to honor the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homes under threat of persecution, conflict and violence, celebrates the resilience of refugees who have resettled and now contribute to our community.

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