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Board of Trustees Profile: Sang Oh
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Board of Trustees Profile: Sang Oh

Where did you grow up? Go to school? I was born in Seoul, Korea and immigrated to the United States with my family when I was five years old. We came to Columbia where I learned to speak English, eat pizza at Barry’s in the Mall and graduated from Atholton HS. I received my undergraduate…

Women’s History Month
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Women’s History Month

In March we celebrate Women’s History Month. It’s been a never-ending quest to be treated as equals. There have been many major milestones that have advanced the economic, political, and personal rights of women in the United States. They range from key legislation and the founding of influential organizations to decisions from the Supreme Court that…

CFHoCo “Did You Know” Podcast with Harkins Builders’ Erik Dahlen
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CFHoCo “Did You Know” Podcast with Harkins Builders’ Erik Dahlen

Welcome to “CFHoCo Did You Know,” a podcast that shines a light on significant issues in our community and seeks to connect people, places and organizations to worthy causes across Howard County, Maryland, and beyond. On today’s episode, the Community Foundation’s director of development, marketing and communications, Dan Flynn, sits down with Erik Dahlen, a…

CFHoCo partners with Bushel and a Peck for fun Annual Dinner dining experience
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CFHoCo partners with Bushel and a Peck for fun Annual Dinner dining experience

We’re pleased to partner with Bushel and a Peck to provide a shared food and beverage experience during our virtual Annual Dinner on Thursday, December 3! Bushel and a Peck, the latest Wecker dining experience in Howard County, celebrates all that grows, swims and grazes in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Use this link to place your order and choose…

Community Foundation of Howard County awards 61 annual scholarships
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Community Foundation of Howard County awards 61 annual scholarships

(pictured above) Kiana Macharia addresses the Class of 2020 during the Oakland Mills High School virtual Commencement in June. Macharia earned one of the four Tropf Family Scholarships from the Community Foundation of Howard County. The Community Foundation of Howard County has awarded 61 scholarships to 56 Howard County students with an approximate value of…

Best Practices for Your Virtual Office
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Best Practices for Your Virtual Office

Helpful tips to maximize your efficiency and communications while you’re working from home After nearly two months of working from home, our staff at CFHoCo hums along as well as possible while we continually refine and improve our routines and internal and external communication strategies. We all can’t wait to get back together again on…

Did You Know?
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Did You Know?

Did You Know. . . That there’s a store in Howard County that can both help you with your Spring cleaning and help others at the same time? That donations to the ReStore generate income that enables Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake to create affordable homeownership opportunities in Central Maryland? That by providing quality…

Did You Know?
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Did You Know?

Did You Know. . . That each year more than 10,000 brave people plunge into the frigid January waters of the Chesapeake Bay during the Polar Bear Plunge in support of Special Olympics Maryland? That one out of every five athletes at the 2018 Special Olympics Maryland Summer Games was from Howard County? That CFHoCo…