Howard County Arts Council needs entries for biennial juried exhibit


August 18, 2011

Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. 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; fax 410-332-6336; or call 410-332-6497.

Howard County Arts Council Call for Entries — Seeking submissions for its biennial juried exhibit, Art HoCo 2011. Entrants must be 18-years-old or older who live, work or study in Howard County. Deadline is 5 p.m. Aug. 26. 410-313-2787 or

Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House Call for Applicants — Seeking applications to exhibit at the gallery. Go to and click on Events & Gallery for application. Send to Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Lane, Columbia, MD 21044. Deadline is Sept. 1.

2011 Volunteer of the Year Call for Nominees — Howard County Executive Ken Ulman and members of the County Council are seeking nominees for the 2011 Volunteer of the Year awards program, which recognizes individuals (youth and adults), nonprofit groups and agencies, or businesses that have demonstrated commitment and dedication to the community. Nominees must be either residents of Howard County or do their volunteer work in Howard County, and their efforts should have an impact on an individual or the community. For individual nominations, the nominated service must be performed outside the scope of the nominee's paid employment. Deadline for nominations is Sept. 16. Send nominations to Howard County Government, Office of Public Information, 3430 Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21043, or fax to 410-313-3299.

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