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Leadership Howard County announces Leadership Premier class of 2021

Leadership Howard County, which seeks to empower leaders to strengthen and transform the community, accepted 32 professionals from Howard County businesses and nonprofits into the Leadership Premier program’s class of 2021. Leadership Premier is an exploration of the Howard County community, during which participants meet with Howard County businesses and local leaders and learn about issues in the county. The members of the class of 2021 are: Shafeeq Ahmed, Howard County General Hospital Anika Baty-Mills, Baty Mills Publishing Jodi Benning, John Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab Karen Bryant, Leadership Howard County Mick Carbo, Carbo Coaching

By |2020-10-09T12:46:26-04:00October 9th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Leadership Howard County announces Leadership Premier class of 2021

Leadership Howard County names Anne Brinker board chair

Leadership Howard County, which seeks to empower leaders to strengthen and transform the community, named Anne Brinker chair of the organization’s board of directors. Brinker brings more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, program and grant management, strategic planning and operations. Brinker is chief operating officer for the Horizon Foundation, Howard County’s community health foundation, where she oversees all finance, technology, human resources, facility and day-to-day business operations. Previously, she was vice president and director of operations for the Community Action Council of Howard County, director of strategic organizational planning for Columbia Association

By |2020-07-08T09:41:14-04:00July 8th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Leadership Howard County names Anne Brinker board chair

Leadership Howard County accepting applications for Leadership Premier

Leadership Howard County, which seeks to empower leaders to strengthen and transform the community, is accepting applications for Leadership Premier, a 10-month leadership development program for senior-level business and community leaders who live or work in Howard County. Applications for the class of 2022 will be accepted through May 17, and applicants will be notified of acceptance by August 1. To apply or learn more, visit www.leadershiphc.org or call 410-730-4474. Over 1,375 community members have completed the Leadership Premier program over the past 34 years. Leadership Premier expands awareness of issues affecting Howard County and

By |2021-03-02T12:50:51-05:00February 28th, 2019|News, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Leadership Howard County accepting applications for Leadership Premier

Member Spotlight: Mary Lasky, Howard County Volunteer of the Year

At a ceremony recognizing the generosity and achievements of individual volunteers and organizations in April, Mary Lasky was honored as Howard County’s Volunteer of the Year. Dedicated to strengthening the community through her volunteer service, Mary Lasky has been recognized for her qualities of leadership, energy and expertise as showcased through her work with the Community Emergency Response Network (CERN) since its beginning, and serving as chair of Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center during a time of growth and significant transition. She has also served as the co-chair of the Leadership Premier steering committee helping guide

By |2018-05-01T13:05:27-04:00May 1st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Mary Lasky, Howard County Volunteer of the Year

Delivering Sweet Memories: The Story of Icing Smiles

By Tracy Quisenberry, founder and executive director of Icing Smiles Premier Class of 2016 Seven years ago I began a journey that has proven to be both the most challenging and most rewarding of my professional experience.  I stepped down from an executive level tax position with a fortune 500 company to care for a child with minor health issues and fell in love with the art of cake decorating.  The reactions of the kids to a custom cake made just for them filled a void that was previously filled with career accomplishments.  The problem was we

By |2017-05-01T16:00:55-04:00April 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Delivering Sweet Memories: The Story of Icing Smiles

Leadership Howard County nurturing emerging leaders for 30 years

The Baltimore Sun By Janene Holzberg         Thirty years after its founding, Leadership Howard County has sustained the Howard County Chamber of Commerce’s original vision by putting more than 1,150 “students” through their paces in Leadership Premier, the nonprofit organization's original 10-month course, and two other programs have been added. In 1985, Columbia had just turned 18 and was still evolving. After Columbia founder James Rouse brought his vision to Howard County in 1967, people drawn by the promises of racial inclusion and socio-economic diversity were continuing to move to the planned

By |2017-02-09T11:23:48-05:00June 24th, 2015|News|0 Comments

After 30 years, Leadership Howard County can take a bow [Editorial]

From the farms of the western county to the visionary suburb of Columbia to the quirky shops on Main Street in old Ellicott City, Howard County is a slice of Maryland of such diversity that it would seem to invite internal contradictions and become a breeding ground for misunderstandings and turf battles.

By |2017-01-11T14:37:49-05:00June 24th, 2015|News|Comments Off on After 30 years, Leadership Howard County can take a bow [Editorial]

Knowledge exchange, student meetings and games

Special Olympics Torch Travels Through Ellicott City         The annual tradition of the Special Olympics Maryland Torch Run continued in Howard County as law enforcement officials and athletes carried the Flame of Hope through the streets of Columbia. Special Olympian Julia Phillips, 26, of Ellicott City, left, carries the torch with Deputy State's Attorney Kim Oldham (Premier Class of 2015) at the start of the Howard County leg of the Special Olympics Maryland Torch Run, Thursday, June 4, which began and ended at Cedar Lane Park in Columbia. The torch is carried

By |2015-07-02T14:23:13-04:00June 8th, 2014|News|0 Comments

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