Laurel, Maryland …For the first time in almost 150 years Civil War soldiers will re-occupy their former campsite in Laurel on April 13, 2013. From 9am-3pm, the 2nd MD Infantry and 28th Massachusetts, 3rd USV will hold a FREE day of reenactment: During Laurel Station: A Living History Program visitors will be able to explore a Civil War encampment, participate in a drill, watch a firing demonstration, and an afternoon skirmish among other…Continue
Laurel, Maryland…Laurel, Maryland had at least two Civil War hospitals. A flood washed away a railroad bridge and the soldier guarding it. Between 1861-1865 at least 10 different units of Union Civil War soldiers from New York, Pennsylvania, Maine, and Michigan camped around what is now the American Legion…Continue
The Association of Community Services presented the 2012 Audrey Robbins Humanitarian Awards June 20. The awards, now in their 37th year, honor those who go beyond all expectations in their service to the Howard County community. Top: L-R: Anna Katz of Grassroots, representing the Volunteer Team of the Year, Cold Weather Shelter; Richard Story, JPB Partners, Emcee; Ande Kolp, Audrey Robbins Chair; Jackie Eng, ACS President. Seated: L-R Peggy Hoffman, Maryland Access Point, Employee Team of…Continue
Columbia, Maryland…They are four shining lights in Howard County—individuals and teams who have provided services that enhance and enrich the lives of Howard County residents by going above and beyond all expectations in their service to the community. They are the Association of Community Services (ACS) 2012 Audrey Robbins Humanitarian Award Winners.
George Pittman, Volunteer of the Year is a former physicist and CIA employee…Continue
Columbia, Maryland… Gerald Ford was President, Columbia was less than 10 Years old, gas prices averaged $.52, the Dow Jones high reached 862 and the average house cost $42,000. A lot has changed since the Audrey Robbins Humanitarian Awards began in 1975, but the opportunity to help support Howard County’s human…Continue