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2013-10-01 23:32:28

Christopher P. Parr CFP® completes his 2nd, voluntary five-year term on the Howard County Pension Oversight Commission. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Christopher P. Parr, of Columbia-based Parr Financial Solutions, Inc. completed his 2nd, voluntary five-year term as a member of the Howard County Pension Oversight Commission. Mr. Parr also served as chairperson of the Commission since 2007 and during the turbulent “Great Recession” of 2008 - our country’s most serious...

2013-08-27 23:32:51

CareClix, a mobile health company based in the Washington, DC area and one of the largest providers of telemedicine services in the country, announced today that its software applications and technology will power Howard County, Maryland Health Department’s Information Technology (IT) services. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 CareClix, a mobile health company based in the Washington, DC area and one of the largest providers of telemedicine services in the country, announced today...

2013-08-15 12:20:34

Helps Promote Healthier and More Sustainable Community KOKOMO, Ind., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler Group LLC today announced a donation of $500,000 to support the Kokomo Family YMCA's planned new facility. The new 73,000-square-foot building, to be located in downtown Kokomo, will offer area residents more amenities than the current YMCA including a health and wellness center, double gymnasium, an indoor running track and a lap pool. "Chrysler Group is pleased to help play...

2013-06-12 23:05:00

Northrop $250,000 donation supported HCGH expansion and renovation to build new patient tower with all-private rooms. The Northrop gift will be recognized on a plaque outside of the new hospital gift shop. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Creig and Carla Northrop, husband-and-wife residents of Howard County, Md., made a $250,000 donation to Howard Hospital Foundation (HHF), which provides philanthropic support to Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. The...

2013-05-13 16:24:25

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Headfirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care has announced they are now providing concussion care services to the Howard County community at Righttime Medical Care Center located in Columbia, Maryland at 6334 Cedar Lane. Righttime's HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care offers pre- and post-injury cognitive baseline testing, as well as follow-up care, to help students and their families, and other adults, navigate the road to...

2013-03-22 23:02:27

Regional Health Services of Howard County, located in Cresco, Iowa, today announced at a ground breaking ceremony that it has raised more than $1.5 million toward its $2.5 million goal to renovate and expand its hospital. Cresco, Iowa (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 Campaign organizers and lead donors gathered at Regional Health Services of Howard County (RHS) in Cresco on Friday, March 22, to kick off the RHS capital campaign, themed “Create Tomorrow´s Care.” Board members, RHS...

2012-12-11 12:27:34

New 'Better Beverage Finder' Tool Makes it Easy for Parents to Find Healthy Drink Options ELLICOTT CITY, Md., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the shouted command of Burleigh Manor Middle School students - "Dump That Sugar!" - 9.6 tons of "sugar" was dumped at the school. That dramatic gesture officially launched Howard County Unsweetened, a multi-faceted, community-wide campaign to reduce childhood obesity by helping youth and parents choose beverages with lower sugar...

2012-10-22 11:25:54

LAUREL, Md., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has received Gold Level certification in the Healthy Howard, Inc.'s Healthy Workplaces program. Healthy Workplaces recognized 58 businesses this year, and their respective 30,000 employees, with bronze, silver and gold medals based on each employer's comprehensive efforts to improve the health of their work force and working environment in five main categories: Health Education, Supportive Social and Physical...

2012-04-11 14:20:38

BALTIMORE, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning Baltimore-based agency, Clapp Communications, is pleased to announce the addition of a new client to the expanding firm. Clapp Communications will provide the latest Brian Boston property, Highland Inn, a Howard County-based restaurant scheduled to open summer 2012, with public relations and event planning support. Among its many exciting offerings, Highland Inn will bring al fresco dining, an elegant but casual ambiance and...

2012-03-20 02:24:29

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus today announced that Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) has selected Benefitfocus for online enrollment, benefits management and communication technology. The Maryland school district introduced BENEFITFOCUS® HR InTouch to its 8,200 employees as part of this year's open enrollment. Howard County is located along the Washington-Baltimore corridor, and HCPSS consistently ranks as one of Maryland's top school...