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Harford Community College instructor, musician Benny Russell one of governor's 'Green Bag' appointments

Harford Community College instructor, musician Benny Russell one of governor's 'Green Bag' appointments

Renowned musician and recording artist Benny Russell, who has served as an adjunct instructor of music at Harford Community College since 2005, was nominated to the Maryland State Arts Council.

He is one of five Harford residents nominated for appointment to 63 different boards and commissions across the state, according to a news release from Gov. Larry Hogan’s office. The appointments must be confirmed by the Senate.

Hogan submitted the names of 124 “Green Bag” nominees Friday to the Maryland State Senate, delivered by Secretary of Appointments Chris Cavey to Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller.

The term “Green Bag” dates back to 17th century England and refers to...

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