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Philanthropist of the Year

Six people, businesses, and organizations were honored as Philanthropists of the Year by the Carroll Community Foundation at Martin’s Westminster on Oct. 18. Learn more www.carrollcommunityfoundation.org. – photography by Bill Ryan   Josh Kohn, Matt Kohn Barbara Ramundo with ‘Hero Dog Clara Barton’, Lauren Jenne Mike Shriver, Linda Ryan, Marc Krider Donald Rowe, Thomas Meachum Bonnie Caton, Dr. James Lightner, Carolyn Scott Henry Reiff, Virginia Harrison, Paul Zimmermann, Sam Greenholtz Audry Cimino, Jalna Brown, Lori Graham Terry Smack, April Rose, Marcia...

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McDaniel College 150th Anniversary

McDaniel College celebrated its 150th anniversary with birthday party festivities on Oct. 21. Attendees enjoyed entertainment and food as well as an exhibit highlighting each decade of the college’s history and self-guided tours. The party concluded with the homecoming football game. Learn more at www.mcdaniel.edu. – photography by Bill Ryan   Steve & Renee Zahora Crystal Bere (Class of ’99) with her stepdaughters Katie Bere, Kylie Bere Amy Kelley, Savannah Kelly, Adell Winley Cater Freshman Haden Mackowiak with his mother Jody Mackowiak, and grandfather, Ralph Lennon Class of ’97 Glenna Deekle, Tom Burn Mike Ryan and his son Charley...

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Beards, Beers and Brats

Things got a little hairy in downtown Mt. Airy on Oct. 14 with the Beards, Beers and Brats event. Hundreds attended to participate in a beard and mustache competition and enjoy local beers, food, games and entertainment. Learn more at www.beardsbeersbrats.com – photography by Phil Grout   Melinda Norris, Chris Edwards Kim Huntt, Lynne Keesey, Gina Kline, Donna Gilliam, Laurie Dilks Tim Shipley, Marl Messick, Nate Messick Jeff Mix, John Mix Dominick Milisic, Sarah Putnam T.J. Waring, Jacy Elder “Flatfoot” Sam Peightal Ben Hammy, Meghan Carlson Mike...

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Downtown Westminster Oyster Stroll

On Oct. 14, hundreds took to Main Street Westminster for the Oyster Stroll, an event designed to raise awareness about and benefit Chesapeake oyster projects. The sunny afternoon included lots of oysters as well as food, music and entertainment. Find more information at www.oysterstrollmd.com – photography by Phil Grout   Lyndi McNulty, Jim Voter J.P. Boldt, Heidi Baum, Amy Baum Christie & Lauren Sikorski Joe Fiore, Greg Cain Roger Philstein, Heather Yeager, Kielee Toepfer, Kyle Toepfer Pat Johnson, Brenda McGee Karen & Sara Sollott Ashley Marie, Dani...

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Bonnae Meshulam: ‘Game Changer, Dynamo, The Principal’

by Lisa Moody Breslin photography by Walter P. Calahan People who know Bonnae Meshulam identify her in many roles beyond executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of Westminster. Game Changer. Energizer Bunny. The Principal. Dynamo. The Storyteller. Today’s Version of St. Vincent DePaul. These are only a few of the titles colleagues, friends and family members have assigned Meshulam over the years. “She changed the game of the Boys & Girls Club when she came five years ago,” said Jack Tevis, a business owner and philanthropist who serves on the club’s capital campaign committee and whose wife,...

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