There was plenty of noise, laughter and smiles Saturday, Feb. 23, when the Howard County Library System held its premiere fundraiser, "Evening in the Stacks: Sparkle and Spurs," at the Miller Branch in Ellicott City.
More than 600 attended, and more than $90,000 was raised, according to Christie Lassen, the system's Director of Public Relations.
"It was amazing," Lassen said. "People really came out and supported the event. And though it wasn't a costume party, a lot of people wore cowboy hats and cowboy boots."
And by the time the four-hour party ended, Lassen could tell people had had a good time.
"You know everyone is having...