Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Events must be open to the public, and priority will be given to those in Howard County. Items typically appear two weeks prior to the date included in the listing if sent far enough in advance. Deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday prior to date of publication at the latest. To submit contest items, mail to Contests, Patuxent Publishing Co. Editorial, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; email email@example.com; fax 410-332-6336; or call 410-332-6497.
Howard County Commission on Disabilities Issues — Seeking nominees for its annual leadership awards, given to recognize outstanding efforts in advancing full participation in community life for all citizens and promoting both the spirit and intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Nominees must live, work or provide services in Howard County. Send nominations to Howard County Commission on Disability Issues, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite 300, Columbia, MD 21046. 410-313-6402 or http://www.howardcountymd.gov/CitizenServices for details about award categories and nomination form. Deadline for nominations is July 29.