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Photo | Nora Fitzpatrick  Covered in snow, the Kentlands Mansion is a popular wedding venue all year long.

Photo | Nora Fitzpatrick
Covered in snow, the Kentlands Mansion is a popular wedding venue all year long.

Mansion Wins 2019 Couples’ Choice

Kentlands Mansion received the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award for a seventh time. “Kentlands Mansion received this esteemed award based on their outstanding experience working with real newlyweds. WeddingWire features more than three million reviews, and these notable vendors all received prompt, reliable, and quality feedback,” according to a WeddingWire press release.

Salon Lofts Kentlands Now Open

Salon Lofts opened Feb. 4 at 652 Center Point Way, 2nd Floor in Kentlands Market Square. Home to independent beauty professionals, Salon Lofts Kentlands offers a variety of services from five businesses. You’ll find Adeola Aremoh, master stylist and hair loss practitioner (trichologist), Becca Ward, master stylist and cosmetologist, Christina Namdar, master stylist, Jacqueline Pham, esthetician, and Mary Saba, master lash and brown specialist. Visit salonlofts.com/salons/gaithersburg_kentlands.

Photo | Grape Escape at Kentlands Josh Freed, Diana Mejia, owner of Grape Escape, and Nick Materese of Siema Wines were at the Lakelands Clubhouse Feb. 8 for the Lakelands Wine Tasting. Donuts for Dinner performed.

Photo | Grape Escape at Kentlands
Josh Freed, Diana Mejia, owner of Grape Escape, and Nick Materese of Siema Wines were at the Lakelands Clubhouse Feb. 8 for the Lakelands Wine Tasting. Donuts for Dinner performed.

MOD Squad Will Be Needed

The Kentlands Market Square MOD Pizza is slated to open mid-June, according to Charlotte Wayte, MOD Pizza public relations director. The approximately 3,000-square-foot restaurant will be located across the street from the movie theater at 145 Commerce Square Place. “We’ll be looking for approximately 25 people to join our local MOD Squad in Gaithersburg,” Wayte added.

PMA Performs at Capital One Arena

Pritchard Music Academy (PMA) musicians performed on Friday, Feb. 8 at the Washington Wizards game. Standing in Center Court with the Wizards and Cavaliers players watching, all PMA musicians performed “The Avengers” theme and then older musicians played “Washington Post March” by John Philip Sousa.

KCF Fundraiser Planned

Dine in or carry out at Coal Fire, 116 Main St., on Feb. 20, 5 to 10 p.m., and the Kentlands Community Foundation (KCF) receives 20 percent of what you spend. Just present the flyer that can be downloaded from Nextdoor Kentlands. (Search events for Feb. 20.)

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