Moving Experience for ACS
ACS is moving to the Howard County Nonprofit Center! We will be in our new office; 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 301, Columbia, MD 21046 beginning on Monday, March 27. Our phone number will remain the same. Planning is underway for a Ribbon-Cutting ceremony to take place after we get settled in. Look for information about the event on our website or in our next newsletter. We can't wait to show you around our new shared facility where it's not going to be just a place, but an experience!

ACS News

Join us on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 as we honor our
 2017 Audrey Robbins Humanitarian Award Winners
2017 Collaboration Award Winners

Catherine Hyde
Volunteer of the Year
Cheryl Rowe
Howard County Department of Corrections
Employee of the Year
Mediation & Conflict Resolution Center
Volunteer Team of the Year
Leadership Howard County
Employee Team of the Year
Five Organizations Receive 2017 Audrey Robbins
Collaboration Award

ACS is honoring the public-private collaboration that created the extraordinary response and restoration efforts after the July 30, 2016 Ellicott City flood. 
Office of the Howard County ExecutiveHoward County CouncilHoward County Office of Emergency Management representing the contributions of Howard County GovernmentEllicott City Partnership representing the contributions of the nonprofit sectorSt. Peter’s Episcopal Church representing the contributions of the faith community
 Tickets, Sponsorship and Shout-outs to our winners are available now!
Audrey Robbins Humanitarian Awards Press Release
Audrey Robbins Collaboration Award Press Release

Howard County nonprofit organizations employed 11,640 people, representing 8% of the county's workforce and paid $203 million in wages, representing 9% of total county wages.
Howard County profits from its nonprofits!
(Data from Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations 2011)

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Looking for Board Members? Make Board Connection Your Next Step. Howard County Board Connection is a program that connects community members who wish to serve on local boards, committees or commissions with nonprofit & governmental agencies seeking board, committee or commission members. If you are part of an organization that is searching for qualified board members, or a community member looking for opportunities to serve, become connected by registering your needs and interests at Board Connect, by emailing, or by calling 410-715-3172. Board Connection is a partnership of the Association of Community Services of Howard County, Leadership Howard County and the Volunteer Center Serving Howard County

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10480 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 920
Columbia, MD 21044
Phone 410-715-9545

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