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Here you will find out about events taking place in Ellicott City & the surrounding area. For a list of future events visit the Calendar of Events. We list all events for free and don't really have a deadline as such but the longer you are advertising, the better exposure you will get, so by all means send us your event and we'll be happy to post it for you & twitter it. Last time page was updated October 24, 2014 9:37 AM

Main Street Oriental Rugs - Main Street Oriental Rugs has been in business since 1988. They started on the west coast, until they recently relocated to their store in historic Ellicott City, Maryland. Since moving to Maryland, Main Street Oriental Rugs Expert in Sales, Cleaning & Repair

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Main Street Oriental Rugs - Main Street Oriental Rugs has been in business since 1988. They started on the west coast, until they recently relocated to their store in historic Ellicott City, Maryland. Since moving to Maryland, Main Street Oriental Rugs has acquired an excellent selection of rugs from only the finest manufacturers. The owner, imports his inventory from a wide variety of locations, from all over the globe.
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Main Street Oriental Rugs Job Vacancy
is seeking a full-time or part-time associate

To join our team in our store located on Main Street in historic Ellicott City. The Sales and Marketing Associate position will be involved in both retail sales in our store as well as marketing through social media. The associate must be able to update the store's inventory online. Other duties related to the day to day operations of our business will be assigned.

References will be required. Pay will be $700 per week.

Main Street Oriental Rugs, 8290 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD 21043 - (410)313-9090

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Soup Du Jour
"Maryland Crab Soup"
"Chef made Chili and Cornbread"

"Ahi finished with sesame peanut drizzle"
"Roasted Red Pepper Humus served with warm Pita Triangles"
"Buffalo chicken wings with bleu cheese and celery sticks"  

Main Fare
"Slow Roasted Prime Rib served with English potatoes and caramelzed brussels sprouts "
"Buffalo Chicken Pizza topped with chipolte bbq, celery, mozzarella,riccotta,and gorgonzola cheese"

"Compliment your food with a great selection of new wines and beers (New Wine List)"

"Finish with one of our Signature Desserts"

"Bon Apetite"

Johnny's Bistro on Main

FALL 2014

A Digest of Helpful Vision Care and Preventive Medicine News

In This Issue: Eyelid Twitches *
Color Contact Lenses * and more.

Eyelid Twitches
Eyelid twitches are uncontrolled movements of an eyelid that are caused by involuntary contractions of muscles around the eyes. The more technical term for an eyelid twitch is blepharospasm ("blepharo-" is a Greek word root meaning "eyelid").

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Halloween Movies

Friday Night, October 24 at 7pm
Hocus Pocus - Rated PG, 1993


Saturday Night, October 25 at 7pm
The Shining - Rated R, 1980


October 24-26
Hallowread is a book festival and mini-con for authors and fans of Paranormal, Urban Fantasy, Steam Punk and Horror.
Events include author panels, writing workshops, author signings, and the new House on Haunted Hill attraction at the ruins of the Patapsco Female Institute. Hang out with your favorite authors in Historic Ellicott City, and visit hallowread.com for more event information.


Trick or Treat on
Main Street

Friday, October 31, 4-6pm
Stroll down Main Street, trick or treating as you go. The Wine Bin will be giving away popcorn and candy, along with an in-store wine tasting for the adults!



The Wine Bin
8390 Main Street | Ellicott City, MD 21043
P 410.465.7802 | F 410.465.7804 | E wine@winebinec.com
Hours: Monday - Thursday 10am - 8pm, Friday - Saturday 10am - 9pm,
Sunday 12pm - 5pm

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Patapsco Heritage Greenway Fall 2014 Calendar of Events  

Please check our updated calendar of events at http://www.patapscoheritagegreenway.org/eventcal.html to confirm that the event has not been changed or if there are new additions to the calendar!    Want to register for an event now?  Go to https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?hl=en&formkey=dG50RGd4djdOeHh1TWUyLUdkLWVqblE6MA  

Watershed cleanup
Saturday, October 25. 10 am - 1 pm.
Location TBA.  

Make up day for any previously scheduled event that was cancelled due to rain
Sunday, October 26, 1-4 pm

Marking of tree locations
Wednesday, October 29
PHG staff or trained stream team volunteers only.

Prep work for Saturday, November 1 Tree Planting
Friday, October 31, 10 am - 2 pm
15 volunteers needed to help set up and receive tree supplies.

Tree Planting on Patapsco Valley State Park Land. Tentative location near Lost Lake Area in Avalon Area.
Saturday, November 1. 10 am - 1 pm

100 volunteers needed.  

Stream Cleanup with Lockheed Martin Employees & other PHG Friends.
Saturday, November 8, 10 am - 1 pm
Location TBA. 

PATAPSCO VALLEY HERITAGE DAYS. More details on times and locations coming soon!
Saturday, November 8 - Benjamin Banneker's 283rd birthday celebration
Sunday, November 9 - The National Road: From Indian Trail to Interstate
Monday, November 10 - Catonsville Heritage Trails: from trollies to trails
Tuesday, November 11 - History of Patapsco State Park
Wednesday, November 12 - Dam Removal along lower Patapsco River
Thursday, November 13 - Native Americans in the Patapsco Valley
Friday, November 14 - Daniels: A Town Remembered
Saturday, November 15 - The True Nature of Ellicott City - a walking geology tour
Sunday, November 16 - Colonial holiday at Historic Belmont Manor

Tuesday, November 11
Veterans Day. PHG offices closed.

Saturday, November 15. 10 am - 1 pm
Watershed cleanup. Location TBA.

Ellicott City Old Town Market
Every Saturday 2014, 9:00 AM
Little French Market Cafe, 3731 Hamilton St, Ellicott City, MD 21043
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We are PROUD to present the all-new... Ellicott City Old Town Market

The Ellicott City Old Town Market is a WEEKLY Community Food & Farmer Market on the Courtyards of
Tonge Row at the Little French Market & Parking Lot D in Historic Ellicott City.
The Ellicott City Old Town Market will be held

May 10th to November 8th 9am to 1pm

Check us out on Face Book, Twitter and On-line: www.EllicottCityOldTownMarket.com


The Ellicott City Old Town Market

Where You will Find the Season's Freshest, Locally Grown Fruits &
Vegetables,  Farm Fresh Eggs, Cheeses, Meats, Locally Baked Bread,
Pastries, Prepared Foods, Coffee & More.

9am to 1pm

The Ellicott City Old Town Market now offers TWO locations to better serve the community.  Be sure to check them both out!



Check us out on
Facebook, Twitter and On-line: www.EllicottCityOldTownMarket.com


The Ellicott City Old Town Market
In-Season Offerings  Saturday
October 25, 2014
Breezy Willow Farm - Assorted Fall Vegetables, such as Acon,Butternut, & Spaghetti Carnival Squash, Broccoli, Green Beans, Romaine Lettuce, Beets, Sweet Onion, Potatoes,  Sweet Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts & More! Eggs of Many Colors from our Heritage Breed Chickens and Assorted Fruit Butters. Everything grown on Breezy Willow Farm is Certiied-Organic!
Down to Earth Farm has Farm-Fresh, Naturally Grown Colorful & Tasty Varieties of Sweet & Hot Peppers, Pumpkins, Acorn Squash,  Dog Treats, Farm-Fresh Eggs & More!
Baugher's has Assorted Apples,
Apple Butter, Apple Sauce, Apple
Cider & More!
Harmonious Earth has Cider Mulling Spices, Biscotti, Woodland Wildflower Honey, Dipping Bread Herbs, Assorted Herbs  & Spice Blends & Sugar Shortbread  Tea Cookies!! 
B'more Dills features 8 varieties of freshly made Dill Pickles including Fire Garlic, Cracked Black Pepper & Old Bay, Horseradish, Sweet & Spicy Bread & Butter, Kosher Dill, Half Sour, Full Sour and Pickled Green Tomatoes!
Pong's Orchard has Asian Pears, Assorted Apples, Hot Peppers,
Assorted Citrus Plants & More!

Brooks Brand Salsa has freshly made 
to-die-for  fruit and tomato salsas & black bean dip & tortilla chips!
Sweet Cascades Chocolatier has delectable assorted chocolates, chocolate covered pretzels & more!
Thai Spices spicy sauces will spice up your dinners!  Be sure to pick up some freshly made Spring Rolls,Sticky Rice & Mango & refreshing Thai Iced Tea!
Shepherds Manor Creamery has your Sheep's Milk Cheese varities - Fetina, Colbere & Tomae & Semi-Soft Ewe Creme Cheese & Sheep's Milk Soaps!
Orchard Breeze has all of your meats, Berkshire Pork, Beef, Chicken Lamb,
 Specialty Sausages & Eggs!
Little French Market Cafe - Coffee, Sandwiches, Pastries & More!
River House Pizza Co.'s delicious, mouth watering Wood-Fired Pizzas & Crusty Breads! This week's specialty Pizzas are The Breezy Willow  
Breakfast Pizza & The Apple Delight Cinnamon-Apple Pizza!
The Wine Bin has a great array of wines!  Try the Staff Six Pack - six wonderful wines selected by
The Wine Bin's staff!
And LIVE, LOCAL MUSIC featuring ou Localy Grown Musician, Mirada Judd,
on Tonge Row & A Restoration Project Jazz Band with Cleon Cumberbatch, Jack Litzinger & Kelvin Carney Uptown at the Wine Bin!  We will ensure a
toe tapp'n good time!





The Ellicott City Old Town Market
9am to 1pm
through Nov. 8



Ellicott City
Old Town Market

 on the Courtyards of Tonge Row:

Down to Earth Farm
Shepherds Manor Creamery
Pong's Orchard
Orchard Breeze Farm
The Little French Market Cafe
River House Pizza Co.
Thai Spices
Ellicott City
Old Town Market
at The Wine Bin

Breezy Willow Farm & CSA
Baugher's Orchard & Farm
Harmonious Earth
B'more Dills
Brooks Brand Salsa
Sweet Cascades Chocolatier
The Wine Bin

Also Look for Our Rotating
Guest Vendors including:

Falcon Ridge Farm, Elk Run Vineyards & Renata's Tasty Bites!

The Ellicott City Old Town Market - the only farmers' market within
Howard County to feature Live, Local Music weekly at our

Wih just three weeks left, we hope you've enjoyed all that the Ellicott City Old Town Market has had to offer ... the season's best, locally grown vegetables, fruits, meats, cheeses, eggs, baked goods, prepared foods, MUSIC & MORE! 
We have had some of the local area's best musical talents, from Jazz, to Celtic, Folk, Country, Pop, Classic Rock, Light Rock & more.  These local musicians have passion and it's demonstrated through their performances.  You may find music videoclips on the Ellicott City Old Town Market's YouTube Channel from most of the performances this season by visiting www.YouTube.com & searching on the Ellicott City Old Town Market.
Upcoming Music:
Satuday, October 25
Tonge Row - Miranda Judd | Wine Bin - A Restoration Project Jazz Band

Saturday, November 1
Tonge Row - Derek Wiegmann & Friends (Jazz)  |  Wine Bin - Colamiles
Saturday, November 8
Tonge Row - Jared Denhard (Celtic) | Wine Bin - DMD (Light Rock/Pop)

Make it a FULL Day on MAIN!
Make it a FULL day on Main Street. Check out all of the new and re-invented shops, cafes & restaurants in town.  You may not evenknow what's new and happening anymore!  We have retailers including anitque, fine & vintage furniture; specialty stores including skate, pet & record shops, ladies boutique & dress stores, art & framing galleries, toy stores, chocolate, fudge & candy shops, ice cream, coffee houses, French, Italian & Americana restaurants and much, much more!

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Y of Central Maryland's Happy Healthy Halloween
Friday, October 24, 2014 and Saturday, October 25, 2014

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This family-friendly event will celebrate Halloween in a happy, healthy way! The Y of Central Maryland will host Happy Healthy Halloween at Family Center Ys on Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25. The event will feature games, healthy snacks, costume contests, and more! Dates, times, and activities vary by location, so please contact your local Family Center for specific details. COST: FREE for Y members / $5 for community members / $10 for community families 

The House on Haunted Hill
Friday October 24 & Saturday October 25, 2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
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The House on Haunted Hill

Come all you lover's of fright to the House on Haunted Hill.  Enter if you dare the ruins of the legendary Patapsco Female Institute* where serial killers and ghosts lurk.  Take care as  you cross through the demon nursery as they haven't been fed yet!

Tickets $10 for brave souls 10 and older.
Children under 10 are free.  (Parents are cautioned to use discretion if bringing younger children.)

Tickets  may be used on either night

 Parking:  Free parking is available at the Circuit Courthouse (look for the signs) then it's a short walk to PFI.  Anyone requiring ADA parking, please ask the parking attendant in this lot who will direct you where to go.

Dead of Night at the Museum
Paranormal Investigation

Saturday, Oct 25th Sunday Oct 26th 5:00AM - 5:00PM

Howard County Historical Society
| http://hchsmd.org/events |

As a part of the HallowRead convention October 24th - 26th in Historic Ellicott City, the Howard County Historical Society Museum is partnering with Dead of Night Paranormal Investigation for an event at the "*most haunted* building" in Ellicott City, Maryland. * Dead of Night at the Museum*- a twelve-hour paranormal investigation on October 25th, 2014, will run from 5pm to 5am at a time when the veil between the worlds is the thinnest. We will have a hauntingly good evening that includes a lecture, a Q & A session about the paranormal, palm readings, and a full investigation of the building. Team merchandise and refreshments will be available for purchase throughout the night.

Come investigate the haunted site of a former Presbyterian church that dates back nearly two hundred years. In this building, there have been reports of a young girl spirit who enjoys certain collections at the Howard County Historical Society Museum. Staff members have felt the presence of a spirit in the basement of the old church and have witnessed a clipboard being moved off of a desk. There have been additional reports of footsteps, strange smells, and unusual sounds at this location. Could it be a former pastor of the Presbyterian Church making his presence known? Perhaps some spirits wandered over from the Howard County Courthouse next door? Maybe the current artifacts housed in this building hold residual energy?

This event will take place at the Howard County Historical Society Museum (8328 Court Avenue Ellicott City, MD).

Tickets are $35 each. Click Here to Purchase

For more information on HallowRead click here: www.hallowread.com.

MRHS Boosters 10th Annual Mustang 5K Stampede and 1-Mile Pony Trot
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:00 am (Rain, snow or shine) 

Marriotts Ridge High School (Google Map), 12100 Woodford Dr, Marriottsville MD 21104

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Proceeds benefit the Marriotts Ridge High School Boosters Club supporting ALL extracurricular school activities!

Cost:   $25 online or by mail (postmarked by 10/20/14)
$30 at Packet Pick-up or Race Day Registration
1 Mile Pony Trot - $15 online or by mail (postmarked by 10/20/14)
$20 at Packet Pick-up or Race Day Registration

Registration:  Online: via Active.com - Click here to register (on or before 10/22/14)                      

Race Day Registration & Packet Pick-up: Saturday, October 25, 2014  7:30 AM - 8:30 AM at Marriotts Ridge High School track

Seton Keough High School will host its fall Open House
Saturday, October 25 from noon to 3 p.m.

1201 Caton Avenue in Baltimore, MD

Welcome and Introductions
Student Performances: Choir (opening prayer), Band, Dance, and Theatre
Review of the Day’s Events: Tours, Breakout Sessions, and Cafeteria
1:30 – SECOND WELCOME SESSION BEGINS (a repeat of the first session) Tours will take place all day beginning at 12:30 and will typically last 30 - 45 minutes. The last tour will leave the cafeteria at 2:30.
Concurrently running breakout sessions (each lasting 15-20 minutes):
Financing an SKHS Catholic Education, Location: Room 110
Helping Your Daughter To Be Successful, Location: SKHS Library
Student Life at SKHS
12:00 – 3:00 - ENJOY REFRESHMENTS IN THE CAFETERIA: Meet department chairs, faculty, board members, current students and their parents, coaches, parent group representatives, administration. Learn more about what SKHS offers – inside and outside the classroom!
Please register for our Open House here: https://www.setonkeough.com/forms/dynamic.aspx?action=ShowForm&FormId=5

Questions? Contact Admissions Director Barbara Gerrity at 410-646-4444

The Technology Aid Group presents its 2nd Annual Gala Spooktacular Fundraiser
October 25, 2014 - 6 PM to 11 PM

Ellicott City VFW Post 7472

This is an adults only costume party that will be held on October 25, 2014 at the Ellicott City VFW Post 7472.  There
will be great food, open bar (Beer and Wine Only), live music by Voodoo Yahoos and chances to win prizes.  Tickets
are $35 per admission.   To learn more or to purchase tickets, visit the event website at www.galaspooktacular.com.
Gingerbread City
Oct 31st 6:30 pm –6:30 -9:30 PM, doors open at 6:00PM

8120 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD 21043

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Gingerbread City

Something sinister hides beneath the sweet facade of our Gingerbread City painting! Come to an enchanted Halloween eve and meet  Brittany Roger, the accomplished artist and PIH teacher who designed this spooky painting that invites you into the sleepy little town with promises of sweets and treats, only to swallow you up by the dark forest that engulfs the city!

Brittany will be dressed up and ready to trick or treat you with a surprise coupon that could be worth as much as 50% off a future visit.  She will also give you a couple tips on the creepiest haunts in Ellicott City for you to visit after the party.   

Of course, the studio will be decorated and spooky music will be playing.  Just BYOB and food, and we will supply the rest!

The "Paint in the Hut" artist will guide you step by step through this fun and easy painting with acrylics on a 16 x 20 stretched canvas. No experience necessary — you will learn easy painting tricks that will help you stylize your own masterpiece! No two will be the same!

Online, advanced registration required, then just bring all the food and drinks (BYOB) that you want!

Provided: ice, cups, plates napkins utensils, bottle openers, all art materials and instruction.
Bring: your favorite wine or beer and snack


Clark's Elioak Farm
April 1 to November 2, 2014

10500 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042 - 410-730-4049

| Clark's Elioak Farm | Meats & Eggs (locally raised meat and vegetables) |
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Clark's Elioak Farm
Open Tuesday through Sunday  
Tuesday thru Friday:  10 am to 5 pm (last admission 4 pm)
Saturday & Sunday:  10 am to 5:30 pm (last admission 4 pm)
Closed Mondays (except we are open on Monday April 14,
Easter Monday--April 21, Memorial Day, Labor Day and all Mondays in October)

 A Petting Farm In the heart of Howard County. Petting farm animals * Hayrides * Cow Train Rides /  Pony Rides * Birthday Parties * Educational Tours. Enchanted Pine Tree Forest * Special Weekend Events / Enchanted Forest attractions

Howard County Historical Society
Steampunk Halloween at the Museum

Saturday November 1st 7:00PM-10:00PM (new extended hours)

Howard County Historical Society
| http://hchsmd.org/events |

This unique musical theatre event will feature the "Dark Americana" stylings of Eli August and Nightwatch Paradox, perfect for Halloween weekend! Imagine a world where airships roam the skies, steam powers Rube Goldberg-inspired contraptions. Imagine a universe where both fictional and non-fictional characters can exist. A place where both men and woman are equally capable, strong, intelligent and frequently mysterious. Imagine a talented collective of musicians, composers and artists who bring these visions to life in a unique musical melange that is lyrically, musically, and visually evocative. This is "Night Watch Paradox!"

Costume contest for prizes!

This event will take place at the Howard County Historical Society Museum (8328 Court Avenue Ellicott City, MD).

Tickets are $15.00 for single tickets /$25 for two people Click Here to Purchase.


HopeWorks' 8th Annual Hope Bowl!
Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 7-9 p.m.

Brunswick Zone Normandy in Ellicott City, MD

HopeWorks' 8th Annual Hope Bowl!

Hope Bowl is a family-friendly event where teams compete while raising awareness and critical funds for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join us for an evening of fun and friendly competition featuring music, refreshments, raffles and great prizes. Hope Bowl will take place on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 7-9 p.m. at Brunswick Zone Normandy in Ellicott City. Grab your family, friends and co-workers and form a team today! Register for the event at wearehopeworks.org This event is brought to you by HopeWorks, Howard County’s sexual assault and domestic violence center. We are here for our clients completely. And we are agents of change. Hope build momentum and momentum creates change...when we work together. For more information about participating or sponsoring the Hope Bowl please contact us at 410.997.0304 or events@wearehopeworks.org

Pumpkin Chucking Weekend
November 1-2, 2014

Clarks' Eliok Farm, 10500 Route 108 Ellicott City, MD 21042 / 410-730-4049

| http://www.clarklandfarm.com/ |

In the spirit of the season, let’s have some special fun with pumpkins!! We have a special catapult that will launch your pumpkin across the farm. Bring your own pumpkin and let’s see how far it will go! C.J.’s Pit Beef, too.

Howard County Historical Society
Retro-Concert Rearview Mirror

Saturday, November 8, from 7:00-9:00 pm

Howard County Historical Society Museum, 9421 Frederick Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042

will perform at the Howard County Historical Society Museum, 9421 Frederick Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042 on Saturday, November 8, from 7:00-9:00 pm as part of their Music at the Museum concert series. Take a musical journey back in time to some of the most popular music of the 50s, 60s,70s and beyond with Iris Hirsch and Glenn Bullion . Rich harmonies and a little bit of help from today’s music technology give this duo a full band sound and bring to life a blend of rock and roll, R&B, pop, country, standards, and disco, from the 50s to today with covers of artists ranging from the Everly Brothers, the Drifters, Elvis, and the Shirelles to The Eagles, The Bellamy Brothers, Brooks and Dunn, Carrie Underwood, and Van Morrison. Rearview Mirror’s mission is to involve its audience with the music and to provide a good time for all.
Tickets are $15 per person. Members of the Historical Society get in FREE, but must reserve seats by emailing info@hchsmd.org. Part of the proceeds benefit the Howard County Historical Society.
Purchase tickets by November 7, 2014 at www.hchsmd.org/events or at the door 410-480-3250 • info@hchsmd.org

“Our Feathered Friends”- music celebrating the beauty, elegance, and athleticism of the avian kingdom
November 9, 2014

Howard County Concert Orchestra, 9120 Frederick Road Ellicott City, MD 21042 / (410) 461-7793 Ext.398

| http://www.howardcountyconcertorchestra.org/ |

Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending with Ronald Mutchnik, violin.  Vivaldi: Concerto in D for Flute & Strings “Il Gardellino” (The Goldfinch) with Kristin Winter-Jones, flute.  Haydn: String Quartet Op. 64, # 5, “The Lark”. String Quartet Op. 33, # 3, “The Bird” Handel: Concerto in F for Organ & Strings “The Cuckoo & the Nightingale” with Nancy Stavely, organ

Veterans Day Celebration
November 9, 2014
- 1pm-4pm

Ellicott Mills Brewing Company, 8308 Main St Ellicott City, MD 21043 / 410 313 8141

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The Howard County Marine Corps League Detachment 1084 is inviting everyone to come out and celebrate Veterans Day and the Marine Corps Birthday. Everyone is invited to lunch from 1pm to 4 pm Nov 9 2014 at Ellicott Mills Brewing Company.

All Veterans eat free and $10 for Non-vets

Please join us and bring your spouse, kids, grandkids, neighbors and friends

Prominent University of Maryland Physician Explains How To Be Your Own Health Advocate
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

EDT Linden Hall, 4765 Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City, MD 20142

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Dr. Stephen Schimpff provides tips to area seniors on combating chronic illnesses and getting the best possible health care
Knowing how to communicate concerns and desires to your physician is crucial in receiving the correct medical diagnosis and treatment. According to a study at Rutger’s University, “when doctors are familiar with their patients – how they’re feeling, what their concerns are, and what they do in life – they are more successful in meeting individual needs.”
On November 13, 2014, The Lutheran Village at MILLER’S GRANT, a planned not-for-profit continuing care retirement care community, will host Stephen C. Schimpff, MD, former CEO of University of Maryland Medical Center, who will provide Howard County area seniors with tips on advocating for the best health care possible.
During the informative event, Dr. Schimpff will educate attendees on how to combat chronic illnesses. He will also outline how to choose a primary care physician who encourages a working doctor-patient relationship. “When the Primary Care Physician can offer you the time needed to carefully listen to your concerns and develop a true relationship, then you will receive superior care and good advice with exemplary preventive health approaches,” he says.
Dr. Schimpff will also highlight ways in which the patient needs to be prepared before visiting the doctor so that every concern is clearly communicated and can be addressed. Patients must have the courage to speak up about their symptoms in order to receive the best treatment in return.
Stephen C. Schimpff is the author of The Future of Health-Care Delivery: Why It Must Change and How It Will Affect You. He is the retired CEO of the University of Maryland Medical Center and a graduate of Yale University School of Medicine.
WHEN/ WHERE: Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. EDT Linden Hall, 4765 Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City, MD 20142

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About The Lutheran Village at MILLER’S GRANT When complete, The Lutheran Village at MILLER’S GRANT will be a faith-based, not-for-profit continuing care retirement community on 50 acres off Frederick Road situated next to the Charles E. Miller Library. The Lutheran Village at MILLER’S GRANT is under construction and regulated by the Maryland Department of Aging. Reservation deposits are currently being accepted. MILLER’S GRANT participates with Howard County in the Moderate Income Housing Unit Program.
For more information about The Lutheran Village at MILLER’S GRANT, please contact 877-900-6618 or visit www.millersgrant.org.
Howard County Historical Society
Music at the Museum
November 22, 2014 - 7:00pm -9:00pm

9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042

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Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K
Thursday, November 27, 2014

Long Gate Shopping Center, 4310 Montgomery Rd., Ellicott City, MD

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Families will come together to join the Y of Central Maryland for the annual Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K, a Thanksgiving Day tradition that raises critically-needed funds to support kids whose families live in poverty throughout Central Maryland. This year, on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 27, 2014, the Y will host its Turkey Trot Charity 5K in Ellicott City (Long Gate Shopping Center, 4310 Montgomery Rd., Ellicott City, MD).

Each Y Turkey Trot will feature a 5K Run/Walk, and prizes will be awarded in each age group. Proceeds benefit children whose families can’t afford educational and enrichment opportunities that many kids take for granted, such as Y Preschool and Camp. Evergreen Health is the Title Sponsor.

The Turkey Trot Charity 5K is the perfect event for the entire family to get some exercise before the big feast, and join others to put more “thanks” and “giving” into Thanksgiving by supporting struggling families in the community.

Register online at http://www.ymaryland.org until Monday, November 24, 2014 or at your local Family Center Y until Wednesday, November 26, 2014.  Registration closing times on the 26th (and locations) vary, please see website for details.

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