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Candlelight Concert Society’s Outreach Program Brings Music to Many Ears

It’s no secret: Columbia’s Candlelight Concert Society (CCS) fills the air with music. But it’s not just the air of concert halls, where audiences enjoy renowned and emerging artists and the magic of chamber music in a traditional venue.

Columbia Residents Invited to Share in Haitian Sister City Excitement

Diverse cultural exchange is among the benefits of promise in the proposed Sister City relationship between Columbia and Cap Haitien in Haiti.

Food on the 15th Supplements Seniors’ Food Availability

Food on the 15th, a multi-generational project that involves children and adults in collecting non-perishable food items for low-income senior citizens in Howard County, has continued to thrive and grow over the past year.

Behavioral Health Task Force Makes Recommendations

Former Howard County Executive Ken Ulman signed an Executive Order on June 11, 2014, to develop a Howard County task force to assist in the development of a Comprehensive Behavioral Health Action Plan for the county.

Industry Perspective: Nonprofit Overhead: The Legend and the Myth

For years, some funders and nonprofits have held to the belief that an organization with low overhead was an efficiently run, solid organization.

Industry Perpective: Not a Statistic to Be Proud Of

Face it, Howard County has earned bragging rights for a lot of things — a top-rated public school system and the nation’s best library system, as well as rankings as the third-most technologically advanced community in the nation,

A Fresh Look at Volunteering – One Size Does Not Fit All

What comes to mind when you hear the word “volunteer”? The English dictionary defines a volunteer as “somebody who works for nothing.” Yet, today, we know that in order for someone to offer his/her time and talents amidst other daily demands, volunteers need to know how their energies support the organization’s cause, mission and values.

Local Businesses Have Strong Tradition of Generosity in Community

Two years ago, Kimberly Summy posted a comment on Facebook asking her friends and family to collect used cleats for the high school football players she works with at Anacostia High School in Washington, D.C. Summy, a certified athletic trainer, soon received an e-mail in response from Chuck Bollweg, co-owner of League Outfitters, a sports gear retail store based in North Laurel.

Columbia Town Center Rotary Valentine’s Gala

If you weren’t at the Columbia Town Center Sheraton on Saturday evening, Feb. 6, you missed a fun time as the Columbia Town Center Rotary Club put on its annual Valentine’s Gala.

LCC Offers Help for Adults Suffering Brain Injuries or Communication Disorders

Even after acute-care hospitalization and inpatient rehabilitation services, many adults with brain injury and brain disorders still have functional deficits that require ongoing rehabilitation.

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