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

Save the Date for the 60th Year Celebration and 24th Annual Chocolate BallHOCUS POCUS!

And Just like Magic…we made our old date disappear!

SAVE THE DATE for Chocolate Ball 2021!

Mark your calendars and join us as we

Celebrate The Arc of Howard County’s

60th Year and Chocolate Ball 2021!

It’s going to be a Blast!

Looking forward to seeing everyone there so we can

Dance the Night Away…In our costumes of course!!

DATE: Saturday, October 23, 2021

VENUE: Turf Valley Resort, 2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042


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


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


The Arc of Howard County Honored Direct Support Professionals, Employment Staff, and All Staff!

Howard County Executive recognizes Calvin Ball recognizes The Arc of Howard County's Direct Support Professionals and the amazing work they do supporting people with disabilities in our community!

Direct Support Professionals, Employment Specialists and All Staff Honored

At The Arc of Howard County, we Honored our amazing Direct Support Professionals, Direct Support Managers, Employment Specialists and all Staff in September and October! We raffled off gift cards and prizes to these Essential Workers. Thank you to all of our supporters who made this possible through their Staff Appreciation Donations and Gifts!

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball Recognizes Direct Support Professionals!

A huge THANK YOU to Howard County Executive Calvin Ball for recognizing our Direct Support Professionals and the amazing work they do supporting people with disabilities in our community! It means the world to us! Thank you to Feed Howard County and First Presbyterian Church of Howard County for delicious baked goods and for your continuing support of our essential employees and the people we serve! Thanks also to Touche Touchet Bakery for the beautiful cake! Let’s eat Cake!