Author name: Jill Berry

The Arc of Howard County Awarded Community Foundation of Howard County Grant!

The Community Foundation of Howard County recently announced its 2022 community grant award recipients. The Arc of Howard County was among the awardees. A total of $200,000 was distributed across 45 nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of residents across the community. Thank you, Community Foundation of Howard County! For more than 50 years, the Community

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Congratulations to 2021 Dean Award Honoree: Phelisa Smith-Huff!

Congratulations to the 2021 Amanda and Jill Dean Direct Support Professional Honoree – Phelisa Smith-Huff! A Direct Support Manager who goes above and beyond, Phelisa works hard to make sure the people we support, and staff, are well taken care of! Executive Director Cindy Parr surprised Phelisa yesterday with the award. Bill and Keith were

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Amanda & Jill Dean Direct Support Award 2021 Nominations Are Open

The Amanda and Jill Dean Direct Support Award was created to recognize an exceptional employee in the Direct Support professional field at The Arc of Howard County. This award is presented annually and includes a $1,000 cash gift to the recipient. Employees eligible for this award can be any staff (DSP’s, DSM’s, and/or Employment Specialists)

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Congratulations to the 2021 Celebration of Excellence Award Winners!

2021 Celebration of Excellence and 60th Year Celebration The Arc of Howard County’s 2021 Celebration of Excellence was held virtually on May 12, 2021. Congratulations to all of our award winners for making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities! Self-Advocate of the Year: Jeffrey Jones, Carlotta Martin, and Janice Martin Excellence in Employment: Robert

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Virtual Learning Campus: Partnership Between Humanim and The Arc of Howard County

Today we spotlight the Virtual Learning Campus – a program partnership between Humanim and The Arc of Howard County focused on providing meaningful learning opportunities, engaging experiences, and social supports on a virtual platform for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) community members who are isolated at home. Participants are given a safe outlet

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Lib’s Grill of Maple Lawn and Lib’s Grill of Perry Hall Hold SOLD OUT Virtual Spring Wine Pairing Dinner Fundraiser!

Big Shout Out today – to our friends at Lib’s Grill of Maple Lawn and Lib’s Grill of Perry Hall who held a Sold Out fundraiser for The Arc of Howard County last night! Lib’s staff was amazing and even delivered the delicious Wine Paired meals in the rain! Thank you to Lib’s for such fabulous food and

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Arc of Howard County Updated Covid-19 Information 2/26/2021

Updated Covid-19 Information As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, we are constantly evaluating when we can reopen our Homewood Road facility for Day services. Like all of you, we are encouraged by the lower Covid-19 numbers. We have also worked hard to make information about the importance of the vaccine and the vaccine available to the

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