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At its first-ever fundraising event, Camp Attaway successfully raised more than $36,500 in celebration of its two decades of serving children and families. More than 160 supporters and corporate sponsors attended the Nov. 3 fundraiser at Jailbreak Brewing Company in Laurel.
Members and staff of the Brooklyn Park Senior Activity Center celebrated its 15-year anniversary on Friday, Nov. 20. There to commemorate the event was County Executive Steve Schuh, members of the Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council and members of the Department of Aging and Disabilities.
At an Oct. 25 event celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Howard County Conservancy unveiled a $1.8 million expansion plan that will more than double its environmental education space and increase by 50% its administrative support areas.
Samuel and Lucille Davis started renting bicycles to folks in Baltimore’s Clifton and Druid parks for 25 cents a day in 1936, naming their business Princeton Cycle Company after their New Jersey hometown.
70 Acme Paper Edward and Mildred Attman founded Acme Paper & Supply Company in 1946 in a 1,500-square-foot rented garage in Baltimore. Today, three generations...
Sister Patricia Eck, who serves with the Sisters of Bon Secours, celebrates this year her 50th jubilee, which recognizes her five decades of service with the Roman Catholic congregation. Eck is the congregation leader of the Congregation of the Sisters of Bon Secours of Paris.
As the nation pauses to remember the attack on Pearl Harbor, which occurred 75 years ago on Dec. 7, 1941, the occasion has special meaning for a Columbia native who is serving in the U.S. Navy in the very location that drew the United States into World War II.
Thirteen years ago, Joanne Smikle’s personal curiosity led her to the offices of Bridges to Housing Stability. She found that the nonprofit was making such a difference in people’s lives that she continued to be involved, and now serves as secretary on the board of directors.