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CAMI elects 2020 board of directors

The Cybersecurity Association of Maryland Inc. (CAMI) has elected its 2020 executive committee and board of directors with Gregg Smith, president and CEO of Attila Security, serving a one-year term as board chairman effective Jan. 1, 2020. He succeeds Gina Abate, president and CEO of Edwards Performance Solutions, who served as board chair since 2018 […]

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Mayer/ Broccolino Cancer Resource Center holds ribbon-cutting at HCGH

Howard County General Hospital’s (HCGH) Claudia Mayer/Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center recently held a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the center’s new location: Suite 150 of the Little Patuxent Specialty Care Center at 11065 Little Patuxent Parkway on the HCGH campus in Columbia. The center will continue to offer services to patients diagnosed with cancer and […]

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Students learn philanthropy through new CFHoCo fund

The Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) has established the Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) grant program to empower high school students to solicit and evaluate grant applications and award funds to local nonprofits. The program will facilitate “student members of the YIP committee [to] actively engage with community nonprofits and learn first-hand about the wide […]

Posted inHealth

COLA conducting survey on PAMA’s impact on clinical labs

COLA, a Columbia-based, private, nonprofit laboratory accreditation organization, is inviting clinical laboratories to participate in a new survey to gather data about how cuts in Medicare’s Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS) are impacting their services to patients. Since the implementation of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) of 2014, clinical laboratories have experienced as […]

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Horizon Foundation announces inaugural equity grantees

The Horizon Foundation has announced five inaugural racial equity grantees receiving a total of $306,000 along with intensive training, coaching and organizational development as part of an initiative to address health disparities affecting communities of color in Howard County. The grantees are: African American Community Roundtable, Association of Community Services of Howard County, Equity4HC, HopeWorks […]

Posted inBusiness News

Howard Chamber marks 50 years

The Howard County Chamber of Commerce (HCCC) marks its 50th anniversary in 2019. Established when Columbia itself was just two years old, the Chamber has followed a similar trajectory of growth and evolution alongside its home of record. “When I look at the founding documents, they were done on stencil paper and typewriter in multiple […]

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Q&A with Tonya Kennon– New library leader plans for the future

Nearly six months ago Tonya (pronounced TONE-ya) Kennon took leadership of the Howard County Library System (HCLS). Kennon joined HCLS following a long career working in her native California, most recently serving as director of the Riverside Public Library. During her tenure, she secured unanimous City Council approval to construct a new $40 million main […]