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Weekend February 25 – 26, 2017

Posted by on Feb 23rd, 2017 in News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Weekend February 25 – 26, 2017

Confused about our weather?  Is it winter?  Are we having an early spring?  Not to worry, Carroll County has many indoor activities this weekend for you to choose from.  The Farm Theater Project has showings Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  Prepare yourself for the Oscar’s with FLICC’s presentation of Oscar Nominated Shorts. Learn about Black History at the Westminster Library or get your kids hooked on reading at the Town Mall, there’s something for everyone! Check our complete Top 5 things to do in Carroll County this weekend below! ‪#‎carrollcounty‬ ‪#‎thisweekend‬ Do YOU have an event for the Top 5 Weekend Events? Email Us Subscribe to our Newsletter 1. Farm Theater Project: Tanner and the CottonFebruary 24th 25th at 7:30pm and February 26th at 2:00pm $$$ – A collaboration and a world premier play between The Farm Theatre Project, Carroll Community College, Howard Community College and Prince George’s Community College.  The story follows happens on a campus after a racially motivated incident. – Event Website 2. Black History Month: U.S. Colored TroopsSunday, February 26, 2:00 p.m. FREE -For ages 10 – Adults. Bob O’Connor, one of the country’s most highly regarded researchers of the U.S. Colored Troops, will present the legislation of May, 1863 that set up their enlistment and the facts concerning the 209,000 black soldiers of the Union army. O’Connor’s research on USCT prisoners of war and on the casualties in various battles is unprecedented; his presentation will include names of USCT soldiers from Carroll County. A Celebrating America Program.– Event Website 3. FLICC presents Oscar Nominated ShortsSunday, February 26th at 1:00pm $$$ – We will screen both the live action and animated shorts that are nominated for Oscars this year.  These “mini movies” are indeed cinematic masterpieces and thoughtful pieces of filmmaking – Event Webiste 4. Read Across AmericaSaturday, February 25th at 11:30 am FREE – Join us for storytelling, free books for toddlers to high school ages, face painting, balloon art, a DJ, D’s Magic, photo booths, coloring pages, art activities & mascots. 5. Hunt for the WilderpeopleFriday, February 24th at 1:00pm and 7:30 pm $$$ – A rebellious kid and his cranky foster father become the subjects of a manhunt after they get stranded in the New Zealand wilderness – Event Website Check out our Community Calendar page and see tons of things to do for the months to come! Event Calendar NOTE: Individual events are always subject to change due to inclement weather or other issues.  We recommend visiting the event links for more information and the latest...

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Westminster Oyster Stroll 2016

Posted by on Oct 14th, 2016 in News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Westminster Oyster Stroll 2016

Take a walk with Brooke in Downtown Westminster Maryland at this year’s Oyster Stroll. Families and friends came out to eat oysters, shop and stroll. Learn more about how this event helps restore the bay in conjunction with the Coastal Conservation Association of Maryland, Downtown Westminster Restaurants and Carroll County Tech...

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Pet of the week – Barn Cats

Posted by on Feb 9th, 2017 in Best Pals, News/Blog, Video | 0 comments

Pet of the week – Barn Cats

The Humane Society of Carroll County showcases their program for barn cats and all it entails. Check it out, along with all of the other furry friends at the Humane Society of Carroll County today. Want to be able to help out these amazing animals? Call the Carroll County Humane Society at 410-848-4810 or 410-875-5379 Adoption Hours: 11:00am – 6:00pm (M-F) and 9:00am – 2:00pm (Sat) Hours of Operation: 8:00am – 4:00pm (M-F) and 9:00am -2:00pm (Sat) Closed...

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Sykesville IceFest 2017

Posted by on Feb 8th, 2017 in News/Blog, Video | 0 comments

Sykesville IceFest 2017

Watch coverage of the Sykesville Main Street 2nd Annual Ice Fest from February 4th...

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NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast 2017

Posted by on Feb 2nd, 2017 in News/Blog, Video | 0 comments

NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast 2017

The Carroll County NAACP Branch No. 7014 hosted their 14th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast on Saturday, January 28th, 2017. Guest speaker Mike Preston, Baltimore Sun sports columnist, gives a riveting talk on his experiences as a journalist, youth lacrosse coach, and the importance of not being confined by limiting...

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Pet of the Week: Luke

Posted by on Jan 30th, 2017 in Best Pals, News/Blog | 0 comments

Pet of the Week: Luke

Karen from the Humane Society of Carroll County talks about all of the exciting upcoming events being held by the Humane Society, as well as volunteer and foster opportunities for those looking to help animals in need. This week’s Best Pal is Luke, an 8 year old, Neutered Male Harrier dog. He is a sweet and docile fellow who is looking for a forever home to live out his golden years in. Luke may be 8 but he still has a lot of pep in his step. He loves to go for long walks as well as snuggle up on the couch for a good belly rub. If you have other dogs at home, please bring in for a meet and greet. Luke will chase cats!! Don’t miss out on this sweet fellow. Visit him, and all of his other furry friends at the Humane Society of Carroll County today. Want to be able to help out these amazing animals? Call the Carroll County Humane Society at 410-848-4810 or 410-875-5379 Adoption Hours: 11:00am – 6:00pm (M-F) and 9:00am – 2:00pm (Sat) Hours of Operation: 8:00am – 4:00pm (M-F) and 9:00am -2:00pm (Sat) Closed...

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For the Love of Food: Episode 29

Posted by on Jan 17th, 2017 in News/Blog, Video | 0 comments

For the Love of Food: Episode 29

  Shredded Buffalo Chicken Sliders The Food Chick serves up a simple and scrumptious recipe for buffalo chicken sliders, topped with an amazing blue cheese slaw, suitable for any event from football parties to small...

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County Budget Luncheon 2017

Posted by on Feb 21st, 2017 in News/Blog, Slider, Uncategorized | 0 comments

County Budget Luncheon 2017

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce County Budget Luncheon was held on Thursday, February 16, 2017.  The annual meeting featured a report on the County Budget FY 2018 and Beyond from Ted Zaleski, Carroll County’s Director of Management & Budget. The Community Media Center provided LIVE online coverage of the...

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Good Scout Award Breakfast 2016

Posted by on Dec 31st, 2016 in News/Blog, Video | 0 comments

Good Scout Award Breakfast 2016

Good Scout Award Breakfast 2016. The award honors those who exhibit the values of scouting, such as helping ones...

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Money raised for Carroll County Food Sunday!

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2016 in Celebrate, News/Blog | 0 comments

Money raised for Carroll County Food Sunday!

Residents of Carroll Lutheran Village collected $2,160.01 for Carroll County Food Sunday between November 1 and November 23.  The funds were presented to the organization through the Carroll County Times Holiday Hope program.  Left:  Deborah Rio, chair of the Carroll Lutheran Village Spiritual Life Committee.  Right:  Lisa Monthley, Senior Vice President, Chief Deposit Officer for New Windsor State Bank. Do you know an ordinary person who has done something extraordinary? We want to shine a spotlight on people and organizations in our community that deserve to be recognized and celebrated for their good works, major milestones or local achievements. Let’s Celebrate! the local heroes who make life better for our friends, neighbors and communities throughout Carroll County. What can you Celebrate! Milestone birthdays or Anniversaries (people or organizations) Special Awards or Recognitions Outstanding achievements or promotions How do you Celebrate! 1. Send us an email with the honorees name, and a description of their achievement. 2. Be sure to include a photo of the person or group you want to recognize. 3. Include your name, address, phone and email address in case we have any questions. Send your Celebrate! requests to: info@CarrollMediaCenter.Org When you Celebrate! Your message is seen: (a) As an electronic bulletin board on Channel 19. (b) As a post on the homepage of our website. (c) On CMC’s social media sites. (d) In CMC news blog. If you have any questions or would like more information about how you can Celebrate! Give us a call at 410-386-4415 or email...

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CMC Welcomes New Executive Director!

Posted by on Dec 2nd, 2016 in News/Blog | 0 comments

CMC Welcomes New Executive Director!

The CMC Board of Directors announced that Richard Turner has been appointed Executive Director of the Community Media Center effective December 1, 2016. “After a thorough and deliberate selection process, the Board of Directors is delighted that Richard will lead CMC as we begin the process of developing a strategic plan, and identifying new ways to use technology to fulfill our mission,” said Steve Kerby, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “Richard’s background in public access, business development, information technology and community engagement will provide us with a solid foundation to grow the organization and develop innovative and essential programs that serve our community.” Turner brings with him more than thirty years of experience in community media. He served in a Chief Executive capacity at Montgomery Community Television, (MCT) a public access facility in Rockville, Maryland and at ‘Olelo: The Corporation for Community Television in Honolulu, Hawaii. While at ‘Olelo, he grew the station into an integrated PEG Access organization with five channels including continuous coverage of the Hawaii State Legislature’s proceedings. Most recently, Turner was the Regional Sales Director for Tightrope Media Systems, an industry leader in video servers, automation and digital signage solutions. He also provided consulting services through his own business focusing on marketing, communications and information technologies. When asked about his ideas for public access in Carroll County, Turner said, “Community media is increasingly important as we look to new ways in which we can learn about our neighbors, have an outlet for your voices and celebrate our great community. I look forward to learning more about how CMC can be your local source for news, information and inspiration.” Previously Turner served as the Cable and Broadband Video Engineer and IT specialist for Montgomery County, MD. During that time he was responsible for providing broadcast and IP engineering services to the operation and maintenance of cable television digital HD production, post-production and playback facilities for Montgomery County Government. Turner has also worked in various capacities in television production and station operations including KTVU-TV Channel 2 and KRON-TV Channel 4 in San Francisco. He continues to produce, direct and edit various projects including documentaries, music videos and live event coverage. He holds a degree in Communications from Laney College in Oakland California and was a Social Welfare Major at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. Turner has been recognized for his leadership locally and nationally including the Jewell Ryan White Award and Distinguished Community Leader Award and has served on a number of national, regional and local nonprofit boards. Turner is married with three children and currently lives in Rockville, MD. Read more about Richard in the Carroll County Times, December 5, 2016 article link below. http://www.carrollcountytimes.com/news/local/ph-cc-qa-cmc-turner-20161205-story.html  ...

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NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet 2016

Posted by on Dec 24th, 2016 in News/Blog, Video | 0 comments

NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet 2016

Watch our coverage of the the Carroll County NAACP’s 14th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet. The theme was “votes equals lives and all votes matter.” The keynote speaker was Stephen Tillett, President, Anne Arundel County NAACP and Pastor of Asbury Broadneck in...

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