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MCV Annual Meeting

April 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Special Presentation: “Off the Beaten Path: Discovering   Montgomery County Hidden Historical Gems”

WHEN: Wednesday, April 10, 2024, 7:30-9:30 pm

WHERE: Mill Creek Towne Elementary School

Multipurpose Room

17700 Park Mill Dr.

Derwood, MD 20855

WHAT: The agenda will include:

  • Introduction of the Village’s 2024 Board of Directors
  • A review of the Village’s 2023 Activities and Finances
  • Acknowledgement of Our Village Volunteers and Sponsors
  • A review of the Village’s 2024 Event Calendar
  • Back by Popular Demand: A Presentation by Historian Ralph Buglass

Ralph Buglass, has taught at lifelong learning institutes associated with Johns Hopkins and American universities and Montgomery College. On behalf of Montgomery History, an historical society since 1944, he speaks frequently to community groups and other organizations locally, statewide, and nationally. Last year, his presentation “In Search of Historic Derwood,” drew more than 50 attendees to the Village’s annual meeting and the Village’s recap of it was shared on social media more than 1,600 times. His upcoming talk was the top vote-getter among four possible topics in a recent survey of Mill Creek Towne residents.


“Off the Beaten Path …”  is a richly illustrated presentation on many lesser-known spots to visit in our county that have historical importance, amazing natural beauty, and/or are superlative other ways. You will learn about some famous residents’ homes, houses designed by renowned architects, places connected to significant national events, oases of natural splendor, museums every bit as good as those on the National Mall, still-standing relics of our past, and other gems near and far that make our county a special place.


In 2020, with Peerless Rockville, Ralph co-authored “Images of America: Rockville,” a pictorial history of the city’s 250 years. If you did not buy one last year, signed copies of the publication will again be available for purchase (price $20, cash only) at the Annual Meeting.



Founded in 2013, Mill Creek Village (MCV) is a volunteer-led, 501 (c) 3, tax-exempt, nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to assisting older neighbors (60+ years of age) in Mill Creek Towne to maintain their independence and age well at home. Services include transportation support, grocery shopping, friendly home visits and check-in phone contacts. MCV also fosters community-wide, inter-generational social connection via several annual events like this one.


To sign up for our e-newsletter, request assistance or donate, please call 240-686-5870, visit our website at https://millcreekvillage.org or write us by e-mail at mctvillage@gmail.com  or via the regular mail at 17713 Caddy Drive, Derwood. MD 20855. You are also welcome to follow us on our “millcreekvillageinc” Facebook page where you will find useful local information, village program announcements and helpful health and household tips.


April 10
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mill Creek Village
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Mill Creek Towne Elementary School
17700 Park Mill Dr
Derwood, MD 20855 United States
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*  These events are subject to change or cancellation due to pandemic restrictions on indoor and outdoor gatherings or due to inclement weather.
Flyers providing more detailed information about these events will be distributed throughout the community and will be posted electronically in MCV’s e-newsletter and on this website, MCV’s Facebook page, and the NextDoor app a few weeks prior to each event.  

Donations are always welcome and much appreciated for these events. You can donate to MCV via the website by clicking here. We also welcome sponsors for these events.