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Blossoms of Hope Celebrates 10 Years, Future Growth »

Pretty In Pink, the Pink Greens Golf Classic, Power of the Purse, Pink Plates — and the list goes on.

A Message From Stacie Hunt President & CEO, Leadership Howard County »

Whether you are a small business owner or the CEO of a major company, you share a concern that our community strives to be the best it can be.

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Latest News

BizWeekly 4/14/2015

Merkle Acquires Pointmarc, Partners With Another Firm

Columbia-based Merkle has announced its acquisition of Pointmarc, a digital analytics consultancy with site analytics and optimization capabilities, headquartered in Seattle.

Merkle’s growth strategy is rooted in the enhancement and scaling of its digital capabilities across data, analytics, technology, and experience design and creation. Merkle’s interest in acquiring Pointmarc was based on its expertise in highly specialized, sophisticated data architecture and engineering, as well as the immediate scale that it will bring to the agency’s existing site analytics and channel optimization capabilities. In addition, Pointmarc’s deeply ingrained relationships with key technology partners – most notably Adobe – will strengthen

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Guest Article

April 11 Is ‘Drug Take Back Day’

Turn in Your Unused Prescriptions and Make Your Home Safer

As many as one in five teenagers say they’ve taken a prescription drug without having a prescription for it, according to research conducted by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. What’s more, the same research shows that this behavior cuts across geographic, racial, ethnic and socioeconomic boundaries.

The problem is a local one, especially when, according to the Howard County Department of Police, two-thirds of teens who abuse prescription drugs are getting them from cabinets at home.

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