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Golf Tournament Slated to Benefit Linwood Center

Golf Tourney puttingThe Alex Berzins Charity Golf Committee will host the 33rd Annual Golf Tournament to benefit Linwood Center on Monday, Sept. 8, at Cattail Creek Country Club. The event attracts a field of veteran and new golfers who have been raising funds for over three decades to support the Ellicott City-based organization serving children and adults living with autism.  The annual tournament has raised over $250,000 to enhance Linwood’s programs.

The tournament begins with breakfast at 7 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m.  Following the tournament, golfers will gather at Stella Notte, an Italian restaurant in Ellicott City. An open bar is set for 2 p.m., following by dinner at 3:30 p.m., and awards and prizes at 5 p.m.

Registration fees are $1,000 for a foursome, $300 for an individual and $75 for dinner only participants.  Click here to view and download a registration form.

 

 

ShowTime Singers Performance To Benefit Linwood

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Howard High LEO Club Volunteers at Linwood

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Volunteers included (front row, from l.) Allison Wells, Maddie Morris, Jayda Gilmore and (back row from l.) LEO Club Advisor Shannon Grieve, Nyara Myers, Maya Hairston, Sydney Biniah, Taylor Scaife and Chioma Elemuo.

The Howard High School LEO (Leading Each Other) Club recently volunteered at the Linwood Center Boutique and at the residence of people served by Linwood Center.  Linwood Center provides programs and services for children and adults with autism and related developmental disabilities.

Students organized merchandise for sale and dressed the store windows at the Linwood Center Boutique, located in historic Ellicott City.  In addition to selling new and gently used clothing, furniture and other items, the boutique provides employment and training opportunities for individuals in Linwood’s programs.

Students also planted flowers in the garden of one of Linwood’s houses, home to adults in the community-based residential program.

The LEO Club focuses on building student leadership and enhancing the school climate.  The club adviser is counselor Shannon Grieve.

For more information about Linwood, visit www.linwoodcenter.org.

Dressing the windows at the Linwood Center Boutique were (from l.) Taylor Scaife and Chioma Elemuo.  Helping with the merchandise were (from l.) Jayda Gilmore and Nyara Myers.

Dressing the windows at the Linwood Center Boutique were (from l.) Taylor Scaife and Chioma Elemuo. Helping with the merchandise were (from l.) Jayda Gilmore and Nyara Myers.

Making price tags and labeling clothing at the Linwood Center Boutique were (from l.) Allison Wells, Maddie Morris and Sydney Biniak.  Sorting clothing were (from l.) Jayda Gilmore and Maya Hairston.

Making price tags and labeling clothing at the Linwood Center Boutique were (from l.) Allison Wells, Maddie Morris and Sydney Biniak. Sorting clothing were (from l.) Jayda Gilmore and Maya Hairston.

Ripken Book Proceeds Beneift Linwood

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Robert Miller, Cal Ripken, Jr., Bill Moss,
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Miller Brothers Chevrolet Cadillac hosted an all day event at their new showroom in Ellicott City. On May 8th, Cal Ripken, Jr. was on hand all day, signing copies of his new book, Squeeze Play. Thanks to John Miller, President and CEO of Miller Brothers, 100% of the proceeds from the book sales will benefit Linwood. Jennifer Gilbert anchor at Channel 45 News emceed the event. Tony Fusco, Vice President of Linwood’s Board of Directors and Bill Moss, Executive Director, were on hand to receive Miller Brothers’ donation of $5,000. Kim Manning, Linwood’s Deputy Executive Director and Cathy Smith of Jean Moon and Associates accepted donations and helped distribute the books with Cal.

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ShowTime Singers to Hold Benefit Performances for Linwood

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The ShowTime Singers are gearing up to knock your socks off!! Four performances are scheduled that will benefit Linwood. Contact The ShowTime Singers for free tickets (they are required for admission). Don’t hesitate because they will go fast! Proceeds from donations will be split between Linwood and the ShowTime Singers.

Sun. April 6 Charlestown Chapel/ Catonsville (3 pm) 10% of proceeds to Linwood.
Sat. April 12 Columbia Arts Center (7 pm) All proceeds to Linwood.
Sun. May 18 Ellicott City Sr. Center (2 pm) Proceeds are split between Linwood and ShowTime Singers.
Sun. June 22 Shangri La (2 pm) Proceeds are split between Linwood and ShowTime Singers.