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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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Upcoming Events

Jan
8
Mon
all-day Legacy: Celebrating 150 Years Of... @ Carroll Arts Center
Legacy: Celebrating 150 Years Of... @ Carroll Arts Center
Jan 8 – Feb 24 all-day
The Carroll Arts Center celebrates McDaniel College’s 150th anniversary with an exhibition highlighting the fine arts program at McDaniel. Paintings, sculpture, metalsmithing, illustration, ceramic art and photography are on display by current and former McDaniel[...]
all-day Metrics at Carroll County Arts C... @ Carroll County Arts Council
Metrics at Carroll County Arts C... @ Carroll County Arts Council
Jan 8 – Feb 23 all-day
Metrics at Carroll County Arts Council @ Carroll County Arts Council
Carroll County Arts Council hosts Metrics, an exhibition featuring Baltimore artists Minas Konsolas, Cody Pryseski & Jarek Sparaco. Exhbition runs January 8 – February 23, 2018 RECEPTION: Thursday, February 1, 5:30 – 7:30 pm 91[...]
Jan
10
Wed
all-day 150 Years On The Hill @ Miller Senate Office Building, Second Floor
150 Years On The Hill @ Miller Senate Office Building, Second Floor
Jan 10 – Mar 30 all-day
150 Years On The Hill @ Miller Senate Office Building, Second Floor |  |  |
In conjunction with McDaniel College’s 150th anniversary celebration, this timeline exhibit highlights each decade of the college’s 150-year history. The Miller Senate Office Building is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Photo identification[...]
Jan
25
Thu
5:30 pm Flatlands: Paintings By Hannah L... @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Flatlands: Paintings By Hannah L... @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Jan 25 @ 5:30 pm – Feb 23 @ 4:00 pm
Flatlands: Paintings By Hannah Leighton @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall |  |  |
Artist Hannah Leighton of Baltimore showcases her contemporary paintings. Leighton says that her paintings are inspired by “the shapes of stories, sounds and memories.” Leighton received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Maryland Institute[...]
Jan
26
Fri
all-day 17th Annual World of Pets Expo @ MD State Fairgrounds
17th Annual World of Pets Expo @ MD State Fairgrounds
Jan 26 – Jan 28 all-day
17th Annual World of Pets Expo @ MD State Fairgrounds
The Event for the Pet Enthusiast. Hundreds of Pet Products and Services * Interactive Pet Exhibits * Free Seminars by National Experts on Pet Care and Training * Johnny Peers Muttville Comix * DockDogs! *[...]

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