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2017 Celebration of Excellence Awards 


Volunteer Appreciation Event

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Gathering Place, Clarksville

The Celebration of Excellence Awards is when we say “Thank You” to all those in the community who contribute to The Arc in ways that make a powerful impact on the lives of the individuals we serve.  We celebrate the self-advocates, businesses, professionals, educators, volunteers and other community members who help support The Arc in its mission of “achieving full community life for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities – one person at a time.”

Time to Send In Nominations!
The Arc of Howard County seeks to recognize individuals and groups who put our mission statement into practice. We invite all to nominate the person or group you believe is helping to promote an inclusive environment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
This year’s categories for nomination are:
  • Self-Advocate of the Year 
  • Excellence in Employment 
  • Excellence in Schools 
  • Excellence in Professional Services 
  • Excellence in Community 
  • Excellence in Public Service 
Check your inbox for nomination forms and information on categories. All nominations must be received by close of business on
Friday, March 17, 2017
Please send your nominations to:
Keyanna Turner, The Arc of Howard County, 11735 Homewood Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042, by email at or fax at (410) 730-0730.
Click here for: Nomination Form


Everyone deserves to live the fullest life they can. Of all the board’s achievements, that’s the one that makes me proudest.”

— Robert Vigorito, Former Board Member, The Arc of Howard County