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Grassroots Fundraiser at Park Ridge Creamery Wednesday, Sept. 8

Pam Long Photography and Creamery Host Event to Raise Funds and Awareness of Suicide Prevention Services at Crisis Intervention Center

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Grassroots Fundraiser at Park Ridge Creamery Wednesday, Sept. 8

Pam Long Photography and Creamery Host Event to Raise Funds and Awareness of Suicide Prevention Services at Crisis Intervention Center

Pam Long Photography and Park Ridge Creamery and are hosting an ice cream fundraiser for Grassroots at the creamery in Historic Ellicott City on Wednesday, Sept. 8, from noon- 8 p.m. First responders and other special guests will be dropping in throughout the day to thank attendees.

According to organizer Pam Long, the benefit is designed to educate people about Grassroots and its crisis intervention services, especially suicide prevention. The event theme is “Here’s the Scoop: you don’t need to be alone.” A portion of the proceeds from the Sept. 8 sales of ice cream cones, cups and pints will be donated to Grassroots.

Pam Long Photography is a full service portrait studio. Park Ridge Creamery features Baltimore’s Taharka Brothers premium, small-batch ice cream with Park Ridge Trading Co.’s gourmet additions for unique flavor combinations.

The fundraising event includes a 50/50 raffle and auction basket that will be up for bids. Park Ridge Creamery is located at 3741 Hamilton Street in Historic Ellicott City next to Little Market Café. For those unable to attend, contributions to Grassroots may be made on-line here.

Soup’r Sundae Is  Sunday, March 15

Soup’r Sundae Is Sunday, March 15

Note that Soup’r Sundae has been postponed due the public health situation. Stay tuned for a reschedule date. The Faith Community Partnership of Bethany United Methodist Church and Glen Mar United Methodist Church and Wilde Lake High School are hosting the 12th annual Soup‘r Sundae, a family event featuring soups prepared by area restaurants, as… Continue Reading

15th annual Matzohball 5K Supports Grassroots, Other Organizations

15th annual Matzohball 5K Supports Grassroots, Other Organizations

Race attracts 437 Registered Runners to Centennial Park The 15th Annual Matzohball 5K, coordinated by Temple Isaiah Men’s Club of Howard County, attracted a record number of 437 registered runners, 355 of which ran the 5K, while 82 participated in the 1-Mile Fun Run at Centennial Park in Ellicott City. The annual fundraiser garnered contributions… Continue Reading

Mission BBQ Blue Cup Sale Honors First Responders

Mission BBQ Blue Cup Sale Honors First Responders

Grassroots receives $4,489 from sale at Columbia Crossing store Mission BBQ restaurant held its Hometown Heroes Cups sale this past Spring at the Columbia Crossing store. Their Blue Cups honor soldiers, firefighters, police officers and other first responders and were available for sale. With every purchase, $2 was set aside to support the Howard County… Continue Reading

The Faith Community Partnership Presents Soup’r Sundae Fundraiser for Grassroots

The Faith Community Partnership Presents Soup’r Sundae Fundraiser for Grassroots

The Faith Community Partnership of Bethany United Methodist Church and Glen Mar United Methodist Church and Wilde Lake High School are hosting the 11th annual Soup‘r Sundae, a family event featuring soups prepared by area restaurants, as a fundraiser for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center on Sunday, March 17, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at Wilde Lake… Continue Reading

Seasons 52 Hosts Holiday Food and Wine Tasting for Grassroots

Seasons 52 Hosts Holiday Food and Wine Tasting for Grassroots

Women leaders to hear update on suicide prevention services and emergency shelter programs   Seasons 52 at The Mall in Columbia is hosting a Holiday Food and Wine Tasting for women on Monday, Nov. 26, from 5-7 p.m., to benefit Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center. The event will include an update by Executive Director Ayesha Holmes… Continue Reading

Glen Mar Golf Classic is a Winner For Grassroots

Glen Mar Golf Classic is a Winner For Grassroots

The 7th Annual Glen Mar Golf Classic raised almost $26,000 for Grassroots.  Organized by the outstanding Glen Mar Golf Classic team of Libby Boswell, Phil Enstice, John Hampshire, Barbara Julian, Don Lee, and Sue Shipp, the tournament featured outstanding weather, enthusiastic golfers, terrific food from church members George and Sally Dohner, and general good fellowship.… Continue Reading

The Faith Community Partnership Presents Soup’r Sundae Fundraiser for Grassroots

The Faith Community Partnership of Bethany United Methodist Church and Glen Mar United Methodist Church and Wilde Lake High School are hosting the 10th annual Soup‘r Sundae, a family event featuring soups prepared by area restaurants, as a fundraiser for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center on Sunday, March 18, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at Wilde Lake… Continue Reading

Marriotts Ridge High School Holds Shakesperian Tea for Grassroots

Marriotts Ridge High School Holds Shakesperian Tea for Grassroots

The National Art Honor Society and the Art Club at Marriotts Ridge High School recently held a Shakespearian Tea to benefit Grassroots, Howard County’s only 24-hour crisis intervention center and homeless shelter. The event raised $300. Attendees received a hand-made tea cup, homemade sweet and savory treats made by both the National Arts Honor Society… Continue Reading