FIRN is a nonprofit organization in Howard County, Maryland that empowers immigrants, refugees, asylees and other foreign-born individuals by helping them to access community resources and opportunities. FIRN provides immigration counseling and citizenship classes, interpreting &…Continue
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Chief Gary L. Gardner is a 30-year veteran of the Howard County Police Department. Prior to his appointment as Chief of Police, he held the position of Deputy Chief for Operations, overseeing the patrol districts, the operational preparedness division and the youth services…Continue
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Fidos for Freedom
Fidos for Freedom, Inc. was established in 1987 and was originally an obedience organization located on Main St in Laurel. Everyone involved do so as volunteers at Fidos — except for the handyman, office manager…Continue
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Mission 14 is embarking on a new model of fundraising to enact social change and the many steps toward eradicating human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of children.
Eric is a seasoned entrepreneur, outdoorsman and envisioner who has successfully launched businesses, government agencies and…Continue
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Allan Kittleman was elected on November 4th, 2014 to serve as Howard County’s 9th County Executive. Executive Kittleman previously served in the Maryland General Assembly as the Senator…Continue
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Kasey Turner is the founder and COO of Jailbreak Brewing Company in Laurel, Maryland. His BS in computer engineering and a MS in computer science prepared him well for drinking beer, but it was his undiagnosed OCD and previous experience running a cybersecurity company that best prepared
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The Howard County Farm Bureau is a private, non-profit membership organization. It is completely controlled by its members through the democratic process and is financed by voluntary membership dues. It is one of the 23 Maryland county organizations that make up the Maryland Farm Bureau.
Farm Bureau, the…Continue
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Fire Chief John Butler has been with the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services since 1993. He was appointed Fire Chief on January 20, 2015, becoming the 10th person to lead the Department and the first Chief…Continue
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Dr. Florin Selaru, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Florin Selaru was born in Romania. He went to medical school in Bucharest and in 2000 came to the USA with his wife, also a physician, to complete their medical…Continue
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Tabby Fique, Howard County Conservancy
Tabby stops by this Friday to tell us all about what’s happening at the Conservancy. Hear all about volunteer opportunities, group activities, special events and other…Continue
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Blanka McClammer became involved with Better BedRest in 1993, being instrumental in inviting the organization to share the information on the maternity unit. She has been a board member for the last 5+ years assisting in carrying out the mission of the organization.
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Join us this Friday as Jennifer Bodensiek stops by to tell us all about Junior Achievement of Central Maryland. Jennifer has been the president and CEO of Junior Achievement of Central Maryland since 2009. Junior Achievement of Central Maryland serves Maryland’s young people, educators, and business…Continue
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This week we welcome Cathy Smith from Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center to tell us about her newest program, Don't Do Nothing. Cathy has been raising awareness and community support for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center for the last 7 years. She is the outreach coordinator for Change Matters,…Continue
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Join us this week as we welcome Todd Olson to tell us all about the great new things that are happening with this fantastic annual event.
The mission of the Columbia Festival of the Arts is to present a world class celebration of the arts and entertainment that…Continue
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A letter that Chaya Kaplan, our CSAS recipient sent on behalf of the A-OK Mentoring and Tutoring, Inc.…Continue
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Welcome Rev. Dr. Robert M. Mbinda...
This week we are very excited to have Rev. Dr. Robert M. Mbinda as our guest speaker to tell us all about the Good Samaritan Orphanage in Mbeya, Tanzania
Rev. Dr. Robert M. Mbinda, Director of the Good Samaritan Orphanage, is a priest of the Anglican Church in Tanzania. He earned a Masters of Divinity in 1986 from Trinity School for Ministry in…Continue
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Welcome Jennifer Pilholski...
This week we are very excited to have Jennifer Carr Pilholski as our guest speaker to tell us all about the Ebola epidemic and Education in Sierra Leone.
Jennifer is the president and founder of the Sierra Leone Education fund. Jennifer's connections to Moyamba, Sierra Leone date back to the 1940's when her great aunt, the late June Hartranft, served…Continue
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Meet our speaker this week is from BONSTINGL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, Jay Jay Bonstingl.
Bonstingl is a full-service international consulting firm specializing in Baldrige-based Quality solutions for world-class leaders and their organizations.
Their clients are recognized leaders in business, healthcare, education, government, and associations who celebrate their strengths as they work…Continue
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This week at our meeting we provided and packed up food and other supplies for families living in emergency housing in local motels until better arrangements are found for them. The “motel boxes” are stored until needed by Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, which is the original point of entry for individuals…Continue
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