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2015 ACS Un-Annual Meeting

More than a third of ACS member organizations participated in our truly different Annual Meeting.
You shared more than 112 needs and priorities in a fun interactive way. We appreciated learning more about the issues that you care about. It's one of the many new steps we'll be taking to make sure that every interaction with ACS is time well spent...and that the connections you make are meaningful and purposeful.
Some of the themes that emerged are:
Best Practices
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If you weren't able to join us but want to share your priorities, please contact our office.
Click here to see the year in review.

Howard County nonprofit organizations employed 11,640 people, representing 8% of the county's workforce and paid $203 million in wages, representing 9% of total county wages.
Howard County profits from its nonprofits!
(Data from Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations 2011)

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Athelas Institute Carson Research

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Upcoming ACS Events

Save the Date: Friday, April 29, 2016
2016 Audrey Robbins Humanitarian Awards
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ACS Member Events

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ACS is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. EIN 52-1320048

Learn more about what is happening with the possibility of a Consolidated Human Services Center in Howard County. This name has been recently changed to better reflect the breadth of organizations who hope to be a part of it.

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Looking for Board Members? Make Board Connection Your Next Step. Howard County Board Connection is a program that connects community members who wish to serve on local boards, committees or commissions with nonprofit & governmental agencies seeking board, committee or commission members. If you are part of an organization that is searching for qualified board members, or a community member looking for opportunities to serve, become connected by registering your needs and interests at Board Connect, by emailing, or by calling 410-715-3172. Board Connection is a partnership of the Association of Community Services of Howard County, Leadership Howard County and the Volunteer Center Serving Howard County

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