Ingram and Lawson are to be honored
Andrea Ingram, executive director of Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, and Barbara Lawson, president and chief executive officer of the Columbia Foundation, will be honored at the Horizon Foundation's annual awards breakfast June 14 at Hawthorn Center in Hickory Ridge village, Columbia.
The ceremony recognizes leadership, health education and work with young people.
Ingram will receive the Richard G. McCauley Leadership Award, named in honor of the Horizon Foundation's first board chairman.
Lawson, who is to retire in the fall after 18 years with the Columbia Foundation, will receive a Community Appreciation Award. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, a Columbia service organization that encourages character development and academic success among African-American male high school students will also be honored, as will HC DrugFree, an organization that works to empower parents to raise healthy alcohol- and drug-free teens.
Women's Giving Circle elects Dorothy Harris
Dorothy V. Harris, senior vice president of special projects on children, youth and families at Pal-Tech Inc. and a member of the board of trustees of Columbia Foundation, has been elected chairwoman of the Women's Giving Circle of Howard County, an organization of women philanthropists.
Vice chairwoman is MaryAnn Scully, president and chief executive officer of Howard Bank and also a member of Columbia Foundation's board.
Cynthia Taliano, a certified public accountant and senior manager at Clifton Gunderson LLP, an accounting firm, is treasurer.