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William “Bucky” Buchanan recently celebrated his 20th anniversary at Bob’s.

The Arc has established relationships with many businesses in Howard County. The following businesses have supported people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by hiring them as employees:

Business Name

Antwerpen Nissan

BA Products Company

Best Buy

Bob’s BMW      (Read the Profile) 

Canada Dry Potomac

Centre Park Grill

Chick-fil-A Fulton

Cintas Corporation

CoHo Grill

Columbia Gym @ River Hill

Columbia Housing

Columbia Ice Rink

Days End Horse Rescue

Destination XL Clothing


Einstein Bros Bagels

Foundation Fighting Blindness

Gardens Ice House

Giant- Centre Park

Giant- Dorsey Search

Giant- Elkridge

Giant- Hickory Ridge

Giant – Laurel

Giant- Owen Brown

Giant-River Hill

Harmony Hall

Harris Teeter

Harpers Choice Athletic

Home Depot –  Columbia

Home Depot – Ellicott City

Homewood Suites

Howard Community College

Howard County Recreation & Parks

IMPACT Marketing    (Read Profile)

Jiffy Lube Clarksville   (Read Profile)

Little Lighthouse Day Care
Looks Salon

McDonald’s at Snowden River and Rt. 108

MOM’s Organic Market


Ourisman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Patrick’s Hair Design

PetValue Turf Valley

Race Pace Bicycles

River Hill Sports Grill

River Hill Sunoco

Ruby Tuesday’s

Safeway- Harpers Choice

Safeway- Long Gate Shopping Center

Safeway – Mt. Airy

Safeware, Inc.

Scientific Specialties

Shady Spring Pet Retreat


Sodexho Food Services at NSA

The Arc of Howard County

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory – Custodial

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory – Administrative

Therapeutic Riding & Recreation

Vantage House

Wegmans  (Read the Profile)

Weis Markets – Laurel

Weis Market - Waverly Woods

Whole Foods Market



Volunteer Sites:

American Red Cross

Athelas Institute

Evergreen Adult Day Care

Columbia Association

Harmony Hall

Heartlands Assisted Living

Howard County Library

Lighthouse Assisted Living
Lorien Nursing Home

Meals on Wheels

For more information, contact Bonnie Cronin, Director of Employment and Day Services, 410-730-0638, ext. 247.

He’s an inspiration to us all. Along with his incredible ability to get along with everyone, he’s empathetic, compassionate and an excellent worker. He’s a beloved member of our team.”


— Suzanne Henig