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

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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.

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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

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