Fall luncheon features library head Tonya Kennon

Leadership Howard County, which seeks to empower leaders to strengthen and transform the community, held a general membership luncheon and gift drive on Friday, November 9, featuring speaker Tonya Kennon, president and CEO of the Howard County Library System and member of Leadership Howard County’s new Leadership Premier class graduating in 2019. The focus of Kennon's presentation was “Leveling Up and Bringing Barriers Down: Asset-based Community Development in Practice.” Ms. Kennon also shared her vision for the Howard County Library System, including future initiatives and partnership opportunities. Rooted in asset-based community development, her vision leverages