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Community Foundation Names Three to Board of Trustees
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Community Foundation Names Three to Board of Trustees

The Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo), which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, named three new members of the foundation’s board of trustees. The board of trustees is comprised of a diverse set of 19 volunteer leaders from across Howard County. These three new members of the board of trustees…

Board of Trustees Profile: Lisa Edwards
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Board of Trustees Profile: Lisa Edwards

Where did you grow up? Go to school? As a native Washingtonian who was born in the District of Columbia and raised in the nearby Maryland suburbs, I am a bit of a rarity. I simply adore having such deep roots in my community. Even after attending the University of Delaware (UD) to study Chemical…

Did You Know… the History Behind Juneteenth
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Did You Know… the History Behind Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a day of remembrance dedicated to the last enslaved Black Americans, who were freed in Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865, more than two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed by President Abraham Lincoln. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached…

2022 CFHoCo Annual Report
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2022 CFHoCo Annual Report

This annual report features our vision for better living through local giving along with stories demonstrating how the Community Foundation, our donors, and partners have impacted our community during fiscal year 2022 and beyond. These stories highlight how your support and partnership help us be responsive to all kinds of needs, as we work to…

One Woman’s Perspective: Mental Health Month Matters Even More when It Hits Close to Home
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One Woman’s Perspective: Mental Health Month Matters Even More when It Hits Close to Home

In 1977 while working as a trial labor law attorney based in Atlanta, Georgia, I met a tall, handsome young doctor training in infectious diseases at the Centers for Disease Control. Jerry drove a cute little Alpha Romeo convertible, was incredibly smart and our core values were totally in sync. We married in 1980 and…

2023 Spring Party Information
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2023 Spring Party Information

The Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) will host its annual Spring Party on Wednesday, May 24. The Spring Party will again be on the grounds of The Apple Ford Center at Athol Manor in Columbia from 5-8 p.m. With a tasty variety of food trucks, raw bar, wine, local beer and Sobar zero-alcohol offerings…

Spring Party Grand Raffle
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Spring Party Grand Raffle

New for 2023: “I Love Maryland” Grand Raffle Whether you are attending the Community Foundation of Howard County’s 2023 Spring Party on May 24th or not, you can support the event and the organization by purchasing tickets for the Maryland-themed Grand Raffle presented by our friends at The Kahlert Foundation. All proceeds from the raffle…