October 23, 2008
Economic diversity panel seeks award nominees The Howard County Economic Development Authority's Committee for Business and Economic Diversity will celebrate business diversity at its 15th CBED Awards Program. The program recognizes leaders in the Howard County business community, honoring their achievements in creating equal opportunity. Two scholarships are also awarded. Nominations are being accepted in the categories of Business Achievement, Individual Achievement, and Business Diversity Achievement, and for the Howard County General Hospital Rising Business Star Scholarship and the Earl H. Saunders Entrepreneurial Scholarship.
October 27, 2011
The Maryland Bankers Association announced its 2011 Financial Education Award winners and, for the first time, The Columbia Bank placed in all three categories. The bank won first place in the Adults and Seniors category, and second place in both the Young Adults and School-Age Children categories. This past year marked the eighth year where members of the Maryland Bankers Association could showcase their banks' efforts by participating in Maryland Bankers Association's Financial Education Awards Program.
July 2, 2001
Nominations sought for Smart Growth awards program The Maryland Economic Growth, Resource Protection and Planning Commission is seeking nominations for its Smart Growth awards program. In its seventh year, the program honors outstanding projects that exemplify the goals of Maryland's Smart Growth and Neighborhood Conservation program - conserving the state's land and natural resources, strengthening existing communities, reducing sprawl and making use of existing infrastructure. Awards will be given for initiatives in public education, government innovation, excellence in reporting on Smart Growth, revitalization, school construction and renovation and "smart" development.
December 13, 1999
Business award nominations due no later than Dec. 31Nominations are being accepted for the Sixth Annual Equal Business Opportunity Awards Program, recognizing outstanding achievements and leadership by the county's business community.The 2000 EBO Awards program, sponsored by the Equal Business Opportunity Committee of the Howard County Economic Development Authority, will be Feb. 24 at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory's Kossiakoff Center.Nominations, due by Dec. 31, should be mailed to Howard County Economic Development Authority, Business Resource Center, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite 150, Columbia 21046.
September 25, 1991
Fifteen local firms and organizations, each with community service programs ranging from recycling efforts to fighting illiteracy, have received the Greater Baltimore Committee's and Mayor's Business Recognition Award.The 17th annual awards program, which is jointly sponsored by Baltimore's mayor and the GBC, was held yesterday at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Baltimore. Approximately 500 people attended."The involvement of Baltimore business in the community is nothing short of indispensable," said Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke just before presenting the awards.
February 25, 2013
EP Henry has announced the winners of the third annual Contractors' Choice Awards, which recognizes the outstanding Hardscaping professionals and projects of 2012 across the Mid-Atlantic region, and a Joppa firm was runner up in one of the categories. Wirtz and Daughters, based in Joppa, was runner up in the Distributor of the Year category. Wirtz and Daughters has been in business 27 years and employs a staff of 28. The company offers both educational classes and field training, and also boasts extensive indoor and outdoor displays with labeled products and a retired contractor available for consultation.