The 24th Annual Chocolate Ball & 60th Year Celebration: Hocus Pocus Masquerade Ball

The Arc of Howard County’s 24th Annual Chocolate Ball and 60th Year Celebration

You Are Invited…

The Arc of Howard County’s

24th Annual Chocolate Ball &

60th Year Celebration

April 2, 2022 

Turf Valley Resort

7 PM- Midnight

Hocus Pocus

Masquerade Ball!

To sponsor The Arc of Howard County’s 24th Annual Chocolate Ball & 60th Year Celebration: Please complete the Chocolate Ball Sponsorship Form.

NOTE: You can pay for your sponsorship in TWO ways:

  1. Complete the sponsorship form below and agree to pay the Donors Cover Costs transaction fee. An invoice marked “PAID” will be mailed to you.
  2. If you would like to pay by check, enter your sponsorship level and your contact information, click to the Payment Page, and click “Next”. Do not enter credit card or bank information. An invoice requesting check payment will be mailed to you.

The Resource Development Department will contact you for the names of your guests.

Become a Sponsor of the Chocolate Ball!

Questions about sponsorships? Contact Barbara Moyer, Director of Marketing, Communications and Events bmoyer@archoward.org or call 410-730-0638 Ext. 306.

Questions about event logistics? Contact Kiki Coffman, Resource Development Coordinator, kcoffman@archoward.org or call 410-730-0638 Ext. 229.

  • $60,000 Special Signature Sponsorship for 60th Year
  • $15,000 Chocolate Indulgence Sponsor
  • $10,000 Chocolatier Sponsor
  • $5,000 French Silk Sponsor
  • $3,500 Chocolate Lace Sponsor
  • $2,500 Death By Chocolate Sponsor
  • $2,500 Entertainment Sponsor
  • $2,500 Arc Bag Raffle Sponsor
  • $2,500 Silent Auction Sponsor
  • $2,500 Centerpiece Sponsor
  • $1,000 Bon Bon Sponsor
  • $250 Lollipop Sponsor

See you at the Ball!

Download the PDF here.

Chocolate Ball Invitation-Reply Card-2022-ClickablePDF

Download the PDF here.


13th Annual Scaggsville Pub Crawl #ScaggsvillePubCrawl

Get Ready to Crawl!
Join us for the 13th Annual Scaggsville Pub Crawl
November 23rd, 2021!
Shirt Pickup: Today (November 23, 2021) at 3:30 p.m. at Ranazul, 8171 Maple Lawn Blvd. Fulton, MD
Register: There’s still time to register and purchase a 13th Annual Scaggsville Pub Crawl shirt!! Visit the Scaggsville Pub Crawl website, to register.
Kickoff: Meet at Ranazul’s at 4 p.m. today (November 23, 2021) for the Scaggsville Pub Crawl Kickoff!
Crawl Responsibly: Visit any or all of the participating restaurants today, but please “crawl” responsibly!
Shuttle: There will be a FREE Shuttle running from 4:00 pm –10:00 pm. this evening. The Shuttle, sponsored by RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation, will run all night from La Palapa Too – Hudson Coastal and will stop at all of the participating restaurants along the way.
What To Do: Pick up your “Passport to Fun,” write your name on your passport, and bring it with you as you visit the participating restaurants and bars!
Meetup: At the end of the night, meetup up at Looney’s Pub (8180 Maple Lawn Blvd., Fulton, MD) at 9:30 p.m. for door prizes, the announcement of 50/50 winner, and more!

Donations this year support The Arc of Howard County. The Arc of Howard County is celebrating 60 years of providing services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Howard County. By joining us in this amazing event you are not only supporting these area businesses, you are also making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities in your community! And the great news is…

All these fabulous restaurants are back!
  • Facci – Wood Fire Pizza & Wine Bar 
  • Ginza of Tokyo
  • Kloby’s Smokehouse
  • La Palapa Too
  • Ananda
  • Hudson Coastal
  • Ranazul
  • Lib’s Grill
  • Looney’s Pub
  • Galliano
  • Sponsors – Today’s IMAGE Salon, Bra-la-la of Fulton, RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation, Sunset Raw Juice Bar, Ellie’s Arrangements, and Bach to Rock 

Crawl responsibly! We have a fabulous shuttle sponsored by RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation!

13th Annual Scaggsville Pub Crawl Shirts are on Sale Now! The shirts are black long-sleeved with purple logo and lettering. To purchase a shirt, visit the 13th Annual Scaggsville Pub Crawl registration page.

Only $25.00 to be part of this Fabulous Annual Event! Keep the tradition alive!

A limited number of Commemorative 2021 shirts are available so please register early.

Shirt pick up will be:

  • First pickup: Thursday, November 18th at Kloby’s from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Weather permitting we will be outside.
  • Second pickup: Monday, November 22nd at Bra-la-la of Fulton from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

You can also purchase a shirt at either of the shirt pickups (Thursday, November 18th at Kloby’s from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm OR Monday, November 22nd at Bra-la-la of Fulton from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm). Bring a check for $25 made out to The Arc of Howard County or pay by cash. 

For more information please contact Susan Costenbader, mamasuec@verizon.net or Director of Marketing, Communications and Events, The Arc of Howard County – Barbara Moyer, bmoyer@archoward.org

Get Ready to Crawl People!!!

Susan & Barbara


Dining to Make a Difference: November 16, 2021

Dining to Make a Difference

Dining to Make a Difference!

Jail and Bail Still Open!

Silent Auction Ends Sunday, November 21 at 9 p.m.!

Monday’s (November 16, 2021) Dining to Make a Difference event was a hit! Pam Long and her crew of volunteers worked tirelessly to pull off a fabulous event!! Thank you to Pam Long Photography for everything! Thanks also to Phoenix Upper MainLa Palapa Grill & Cantina, and all those who came out to support The Arc of Howard County! Special shoutout to Michelle Wildman from Steelfire Kitchen & Bar!

Jail and Bail

While some folks were “sprung” from jail, we still have a few in “jail.” Can you help spring them?! Visit the Jail and Bail site to bail them out!
  • Millie Bailey
  • Laurie Forster
  • Marcus Harris
  • Ananta Hejeebu
  • Amanda Hof
  • Allan Kittleman
  • Kim McKay
  • Chuck Phillips
  • Wendy Pidel
  • Brenda Von Rautenkranz
  • Steve Wecker
To bail someone out of jail, click here. All donations support The Arc of Howard County and Project SEARCH Howard County!

Silent Auction Ends Sunday, November 21 at 9 p.m.!!

Photo collage of items for the Dining to Make a Difference Silent Auction

The Dining to Make a Difference Silent Auction is now open! Check out the fabulous array of Gift Baskets including:
  • 40 over 40 Photo Shoot
  • Escape to 18th & 21st
  • Gift Card Goodness
  • Giving Thanks
  • Greek Getaway
  • Happy Holidays
  • Here Comes Trouble
  • Lazy Susan’s Bourbon
  • Martini Madness
  • Ole!
  • Pamper Her
  • Pura Vida Perfection
  • Taste of California Reds
  • Wine & Dine
The Silent Auction ends Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 9 p.m. To place a bid, visit the Dining to Make a Difference SIlent Auction site.

For more information, please contact Barbara Moyer, Director of Marketing, Communications and Events, The Arc of Howard County, bmoyer@archoward.org

Barbara


Pints with a Purpose: Saturday, October 16, 2021, 12 p.m.-3 p.m.

Pints with a Purpose Fundraiser: Saturday, October 16, 2021, 12 p.m.-3 p.m., Manor Hill Brewing


Congratulations to the 2021 Celebration of Excellence Award Winners!

Image shows the winners of the 2021 Celebration of Excellence Award

2021 Celebration of Excellence and 60th Year Celebration

The Arc of Howard County’s 2021 Celebration of Excellence was held virtually on May 12, 2021. Congratulations to all of our award winners for making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities!

  • Self-Advocate of the Year: Jeffrey Jones, Carlotta Martin, and Janice Martin
  • Excellence in Employment: Robert Walker, Natalie Dohner, and Vytex Windows
  • Excellence in Professional Services: ALFA Specialty Pharmacy
  • Excellence in Community: FEED HOWARD COUNTY
  • Excellence in Public Service: Senator Clarence Lam and Delegate Eric Ebersole
  • Volunteer of the Year: Matt Hart and Sarah Wheedleton
  • The Amanda & Jill Dean Direct Support Professional Award: Annie Caldwell
  • President’s Award: Richard Dean
  • Employee of the Year: All of Arc of Howard County DSPs
  • COVID-19 Heroes of the Year: Deborah Wagner and Naomi Lyvers

Spring Golf Classic and 60th Year Celebration

The Arc of Howard County’s Spring Golf Classic and 60th Year Celebration

Friday, June 4, 2021

Registration begins: 7 a.m.

Shotgun start: 8:30 a.m.

Waverly Woods Golf Club
2100 Warwick Way
Marriottsville, MD 21104

To sponsor The Arc of Howard County’s Spring Golf Classic and 60th Year Celebration: Please complete the sponsorship form below. 

Sponsor the Spring Golf Classic!

NEW THIS YEAR: Your sponsorship includes a Fly-Over Video Ad for a Year!

Your business or organization will receive a professionally produced video ad by inn8golf displayed on the Waverly Woods holwaverwavere-by-hole flyover for an entire year.

NOTE: If you would like to pay by check, enter your contact and foursome information, complete the sponsorship form the Payment Page, and click “Next”. Do not enter credit card or bank information. An invoice will be mailed to you. 

Questions on sponsorships? Contact Barbara Moyer, Director of Marketing, Communications and Events bmoyer@archoward.org or call 410-730-0638 Ext. 306.

Questions about event logistics, golfer’s names for your foursome(s), etc.? Call Jill Berry 410-730-0638 Ext. 229 or email jberry@archoward.org.

See you on the greens!

Barbara

Sponsor the Spring Golf Classic!

 

 


Lib’s Grill of Maple Lawn and Lib’s Grill of Perry Hall Hold SOLD OUT Virtual Spring Wine Pairing Dinner Fundraiser!

Big Shout Out today – to our friends at Lib’s Grill of Maple Lawn and Lib’s Grill of Perry Hall who held a Sold Out fundraiser for The Arc of Howard County last night! Lib’s staff was amazing and even delivered the delicious Wine Paired meals in the rain! Thank you to Lib’s for such fabulous food and drink pairings and thank you to everyone who supported this event! Look for another Lib’s event coming in the Fall!

And if you weren’t able to purchase the dinner, you can always donate $10 or more to The Arc of Howard County’s COVID-19 Relief Fund!

 


Giving Tuesday #GivingTuesday

SAVE THE DATE:

Giving Tuesday

December 1, 2020


12th Annual Scaggsville Pub Crawl #ScaggsvillePubCrawl

12th Annual Scaggsville Pub Crawl

The 12TH ANNUAL Scaggsville Pub Crawl is Still On! THE NEED FOR EVERYONE TO JOIN IS GREATER THIS YEAR THAN EVER BEFORE!

These RESTAURANTS & BUSINESSES have always given to our community. In 2020 they have been hit very hard by COVID-19! They need our support!

All these fabulous restaurants are back with the addition of two more!

Facci – Wood Fire Pizza & Wine Bar, Ginza of Tokyo, Kloby’s Smokehouse, La Palapa Too, Ananda, Hudson Coastal, Ranazul, Lib’s Grill, Looney’s Pub, Galliano, Decadent-a Coffee and Dessert Bar

Sponsors – Bra-la-la of Fulton, Today’s IMAGE Salon and RMA.

Ways you can Safely Support this Year’s Crawl

  • CONSIDER CARRY OUT – Safe and Fun way to show your support. Take a photo of your team with your shirts and carry out and enter it to WIN fabulous door prizes! Send your photos to Susancosty@gmail.com for your chance to WIN!
  • 3 FUN DAYS TO CRAWL – For the first time the crawl will be held over 3 days!

Sunday 11/22 from 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Monday 11/23 from 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11/24 from 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm  (Kick-Off at 4:30 pm!)
3 days will promote social distancing and keep people safe. Wear your shirts, make a reservation for your team/family or stop in at one of our fabulous restaurants during Crawl hours!
(*Please check hours of restaurants and businesses)

  • New this Year – FABULOUS SHUTTLE SERVICE FROM MONTPELIER TO MAPLE LAWN sponsored by RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation. (Shuttle available on Tues. 11/24)

We will follow all CDC guidelines and keep everyone updated with any new policies or procedures.

*The Arc of Howard County is the non-profit we are supporting this year. The Arc of Howard County is celebrating 60 YEARS of supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our community! By buying your shirt and supporting the crawl, you are making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities!

For 12 years the Scaggsville Pub Crawl has supported area restaurants, businesses and non-profits in the community. Remember… The Scaggsville Pub Crawl may look a little different in the year 2020….but the Reason we are Crawling remains the same!

For the Health and Safety of all Crawlers please WEAR YOUR MASK & CRAWL RESPONSIBLY.

Shirt pick up will be:

  • First pickup: Thursday, November 19th at Kloby’s from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm.-Weather permitting we will be outside.
  • Second pickup: Monday, November 23rd at Bra-la-la of Fulton from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Also, you can purchase a shirt at either of the shirt pickups (Thursday, November 19th at Kloby’s from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm OR Monday, November 23rd at Bra-la-la of Fulton from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm). Bring a check for $25 made out to The Arc of Howard County or pay by cash. 

For more information please contact Susan Costenbader, mamasuec@verizon.net or Director of Marketing, Communications and Events, The Arc of Howard County – Barbara Moyer, bmoyer@archoward.org

Get Ready to Crawl People!!!

Susan & Barbara


12th Annual Scaggsville Pub Crawl #ScaggsvillePubCrawl

12th Annual Scaggsville Pub Crawl

The 12TH ANNUAL Scaggsville Pub Crawl is Still On! THE NEED FOR EVERYONE TO JOIN IS GREATER THIS YEAR THAN EVER BEFORE!

These RESTAURANTS & BUSINESSES have always given to our community. In 2020 they have been hit very hard by COVID-19! They need our support!

All these fabulous restaurants are back with the addition of two more!

Facci – Wood Fire Pizza & Wine Bar, Ginza of Tokyo, Kloby’s Smokehouse, La Palapa Too, Ananda, Hudson Coastal, Ranazul, Lib’s Grill, Looney’s Pub, Galliano, Decadent-a Coffee and Dessert Bar

Sponsors – Bra-la-la of Fulton, Today’s IMAGE Salon and RMA.

Ways you can Safely Support this Year’s Crawl

  • CONSIDER CARRY OUT – Safe and Fun way to show your support. Take a photo of your team with your shirts and carry out and enter it to WIN fabulous door prizes! Send your photos to Susancosty@gmail.com for your chance to WIN!
  • 3 FUN DAYS TO CRAWL – For the first time the crawl will be held over 3 days!

Sunday 11/22 from 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Monday 11/23 from 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11/24 from 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm  (Kick-Off at 4:30 pm!)
3 days will promote social distancing and keep people safe. Wear your shirts, make a reservation for your team/family or stop in at one of our fabulous restaurants during Crawl hours!
(*Please check hours of restaurants and businesses)

  • New this Year – FABULOUS SHUTTLE SERVICE FROM MONTPELIER TO MAPLE LAWN sponsored by RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation. (Shuttle available on Tues. 11/24)

We will follow all CDC guidelines and keep everyone updated with any new policies or procedures.

*The Arc of Howard County is the non-profit we are supporting this year. The Arc of Howard County is celebrating 60 YEARS of supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our community! By buying your shirt and supporting the crawl, you are making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities!

For 12 years the Scaggsville Pub Crawl has supported area restaurants, businesses and non-profits in the community. Remember… The Scaggsville Pub Crawl may look a little different in the year 2020….but the Reason we are Crawling remains the same!

For the Health and Safety of all Crawlers please WEAR YOUR MASK & CRAWL RESPONSIBLY.

Shirt pick up will be:

  • First pickup: Thursday, November 19th at Kloby’s from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm.-Weather permitting we will be outside.
  • Second pickup: Monday, November 23rd at Bra-la-la of Fulton from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Also, you can purchase a shirt at either of the shirt pickups (Thursday, November 19th at Kloby’s from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm OR Monday, November 23rd at Bra-la-la of Fulton from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm). Bring a check for $25 made out to The Arc of Howard County or pay by cash. 

For more information please contact Susan Costenbader, mamasuec@verizon.net or Director of Marketing, Communications and Events, The Arc of Howard County – Barbara Moyer, bmoyer@archoward.org

Get Ready to Crawl People!!!

Susan & Barbara