Alumni Learning 2.0 – Merriweather Post, DCCAC, DTC

Merriweather Post Pavilion 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD

    Active members are invited to join members of the LP Class of 2023 and go behind the scenes at Merriweather Post Pavilion, the Downtown Columbia Culture & Arts Commission, and the Downtown Columbia Partnership for an alumni learning 2.0 experience.  Space is limited so, click here to register today!  

Exclusive Alumni 2.0 Learning Opportunity: Come Fly with Us (and BGE!)

BGE Drone Training Facility 4000 Broening Highway, Dundalk, MD

Come fly with BGE and LHC as we go behind the scenes with BGE’s Uncrewed Aerial Systems (UAS) Operations Team.  Active members are invited to participate exclusive, experiential drone fly-day which is sure to be insightful, hands-on, and fun with BGE’s UAS Team showcasing the various models of drones used in the industry today and, learn about the future pathway of drone innovations using analytics.  Attendees will also be able to test out their piloting skills and fly a drone around the training center. Click here for a sneak peek! Please note that this opportunity is capped

Free

LHC Drop-In Happy Hour

The Turn House 11130 Willow Bottom Dr, Columbia, MD

Join LHC for a "drop-in", no-host happy hour to connect and catch up with classmates and fellow alumni Wednesday, October 26 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at The Turn House, 11130 Willow Bottom Drive - Columbia, MD 21044 (located in the Hobbits Glen Golf Club). Come for a bit or stay a while; we hope to see you there!

This Just In: BioEnergy Dev

7900 Oceano Ave, Jessup, MD 20794

Come learn about BioEnergy Devco's newest organics recycling facility, located on the Maryland Food Center campus in Jessup, MD.  This is the first anaerobic digester of its scale in the state, with the capability to recycle tons of organics annually to produce renewable natural gas for energy and rich, fertile soil amendment for agricultural and other land use. Program Flow: 10:30 am            Networking 11:00 am            Bioenergy team presentation 11:20 am            Site tour - Q&A 12:30 pm         

Free

LHC at UMD v. Rutgers Football

University of Maryland Capital One Field at SECU Stadium 90 Stadium Drive, College Park, MD

LHC is excited for SECU to host alumni in their corporate suite for a special opportunity to see the University of Maryland Terrapins vs. Rutgers' Scarlet Knights.  Please note that LHC is limited to 20 seats for active members only; guests may be added closer to the event if tickets are available. Special thanks to SECU for hosting us!     Please note that once the ticket limit is reached, LHC will maintain a wait list; email Karen Bryant to be added.  Thank you!

Free

Leadership U Graduation

The Meeting House 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia, MD

LHC will  celebrate graduates of Leadership U 2022 on Thursday, December 8 at The Meeting House.   Join us as participants reflect about their program experiences and  community service projects.  This event will be live-streamed.  Click here to virtually join us Thursday, December 8, beginning at 6:15 pm.  

$45.00 – $55.00

Alumni 2.0 – African Art Museum of Maryland

Join Museum Co-founder, Doris Ligon, for a tour of the African Art Museum of Maryland (AAMM), a 501(c)(3) non-profit institution, founded in 1980 as the first Museum in the planned community of Columbia, MD. It is one of only three museums of its kind in the USA devoted exclusively to the art of Africa and is the only one founded by an African American. AAMM is observing 40 years of service to this public this year and has been recognized as “one of the State’s most respected cultural institutions,” and in 2013 was cited as

Alumni 2.0 – B&O Railroad Museum

Take a tour of the oldest surviving railroad station in the country in historic Old Ellicott City!  Discover how the town came to be 250 years ago, and how nearly 200 years of railroad history have impacted Ellicott City and Maryland.  This hour-long tour will take us through the 190-year-old station and will include a visit to our 40-foot model of the first thirteen miles of railroad in the country, and our restored 1927 caboose car.  As an added treat for the holiday season, our holiday train gardens will also be on display. Click here

General Membership Breakfast & Gift Drive

The Meeting House 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia, MD

    View the list of requested donations and sign up to give HERE Please note that while donations will be collected at the December 16 event, members are asked to sign up on the google form in advance to ensure all designated items requested are reserved/covered.  Thank you in advance!

Free – $45.00

A New National Park for the Chesapeake

Virtual Event

Did you know that a new National Park unit has been proposed for the Chesapeake Bay - the Chesapeake National Recreation Area (CNRA)? Efforts are underway to designate a collection of new and existing parks and public lands throughout the Chesapeake Bay area as the new CNRA.