Recognizing Our 2020 Local Heroes

Episode 1: Lisa Owen and Tina Hsu

Tina Hsu (left) and Lisa Owen (right)

Episode 2: Dr. Daniel Aukerman

Episode 3: Dhruv Pai and Matthew Casertano

Dhruv Pai (left) and Matthew Casertano (right)

Episode 4: Charles Tasco

Episode 5: Arjun Oberoi

Episode 6: Sonja Ogburn and Pia Morrison

Episode 7: Donna Damico

Episode 8: Uniqueca Thomas

Episode 9: Deanna Najera

Episode 10: Dr. Travis Gayles

Episode 11: Wesley Harlow Jr.

Episode 12: Feat. Tina Clarke and Honoring Odessa Shannon

Episode 13: Frank Gilliard III

Episode 14: Eliza Newlin Carney

Episode 15: Meagan Young and Tommy Davis

Episode 16: Beth Taylor

Episode 17: More Than Masks

Episode 18: Fire and Rescue Service Workers

Captain Ty DeMent (left) and Battalion Chief Mike Cole (right)

Episode 19: Jenifer Small

Episode 20: Mike Abramowitz

Episode 21: League of Women Voters & Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner

Left to Right (top): Carol Sepe, Diane Hibibo, County Executive Jan Gardner Left to Right (bottom): Kathy McGuire, Mary Beth Coker

Episode 22: Dorothy Stoltz

Episode 23: Leocadie Estelle Ganga

Episode 24: Andy Levy & Megan O’Brien

Andy Levy (left) and BCC Rescue Squad Volunteer Megan O’Brien (Picture Credit: Robin Fader)

Episode 25: Oneyda Hernandez and Camila Lavadenz

Camila Lavadenz (left) and Oneyda Hernandez (right)

Episode 26: Araceli Lara

Araceli Lara (left) of Jalapeno Mexican Grill and Jennifer Underwood (right) of Crossroads Community Food Network

Episode 27: Reemberto Rodriguez

Episode 28: Jacob Newman

Episode 29: Maria Herrera

Episode 30: David Gamse

Episode 31: Suzanna Banwell and Matt Regan

Matt Regan (left) and Suzanna Banwell (right)

Episode 32: Sean Riley

Sean Riley and Jadis, named after the White Witch from the Chronicles of Narnia book series.

Episode 33: Dr. Bob Koffman

Dr. Bob Koffman (left) and his Warrior Canine Connection Service Dog Ron (right)

Episode 34: Dr. Van Coots, Holy Cross Health

Episode 35: Ken Flemmer

Episode 36: Mona Ngem

Episode 37: Rockville Postmaster Gabe Hamilton

Episode 38: Olivia de Guzman

Episode 39: Greta Cuccia, RN, Suburban Hospital

Greta Cuccia, center left, holding the Lantern Award from the Emergency Nurses Association, August 2018, with staff from Suburban’s emergency and trauma departments.

Episode 40: Dr. Fiona Hill

2020 Local Hero of the Year: Maryland’s 8th District




Proudly representing MD’s 8th District. Member of Judiciary, Oversight, Rules and House Administration Committees.

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Proudly representing MD’s 8th District. Member of Judiciary, Oversight, Rules and House Administration Committees.

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