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Howard Names New Rec and Parks Director

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced Raul Delerme will serve as the new Howard County Recreation & Parks director, taking over for John Byrd. Delerme has been with Recreation & Parks since 1990, most recently serving as bureau chief of capital projects, park planning and construction. He has served as acting department director since June […]

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HCGH elects new board chair

Howard County General Hospital (HCGH) elected Elizabeth Rendón Sherman as chair of its board of trustees. Rendón Sherman is the CEO/CFO at Elkridge-based LG-TEK, a company she founded more than 22 years ago. Rendón Sherman is skilled in analytics, government and customer relationship management, and leadership. An army veteran, she worked as a software engineer […]

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LHC to honor three at ceremony

Leadership Howard County will honor three outstanding community leaders at its annual awards and graduation ceremony held at Ten Oaks Ballroom on June 11. Those receiving awards are; Ananta Hejeebu, distinguished alumni; Tom Burtzlaff, unsung hero; and Phyllis Madachy, leadership legacy. The event also celebrates the graduation of the Leadership Premier and Essentials classes of […]

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Demand rising for senior housing- New sites needed for growing population

“There’s not enough senior housing in Howard County,” said Kelly Cimino, director of the Howard County Department of Housing and Community Development. One solution may be Erickson Living’s (EL) proposed Limestone Valley project, which Howard County Planning Board recommended move forward in late March. If Erickson Living at Limestone Valley is eventually approved by the […]

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Howard Hospital Foundation names Jennifer Smith vice president

Howard Hospital Foundation, which provides philanthropic support to Howard County General Hospital, promoted Jennifer Smith to vice president of development. Smith brings more than 25 years of institutional development experience, including cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gifts, capital campaign strategy, annual appeal programs and event planning. She joined Howard Hospital Foundation last year as […]