Month: June 2017

Episode Six With Downtown Columbia Partnership’s Michele Whelley

Show Notes

Thanks to Books In Bloom and The Chrysalis for their special hospitality this week.


3 Things We’re Thinkin’ About

Bill Maher
Ilene Kessler
Columbia’s 50th Birthday


DCP Director Michele Whelley

Downtown Columbia Arts and Culture Commission
Downtown Columbia Housing Commission
Getting Feet on the Street
Books In Bloom
Discover Downtown 5k
Festive Fridays
New home for Toby’s
New black box theatre
Affiliation with Howard Hughes Corporation
Building a sense of community


Michele’s Favorites

The Art Forger
Ice cream – anything chocolate
Iron Bridge
Petit Louis

Episode 5: Howard County General Hospital CEO Steve Snelgrove

Show Notes

Thanks to Joe’s Place Deli for their always warm and friendly hospitality


3 Things We’re Thinkin’ About

Conservative guests

Election Season

Doc Martirano


HCGH CEO Steve Snelgrove


ACA uncertainty

Laurel Hospital’s changes effect HCGH

State of MD is over-beded, HoCo

Hospital construction project

Also working on a 10 year Master Plan

Population Health

Drug overdoes

Health Needs Assessment


Steve’s Favorites

The Advantage

Neil Young

Mission Impossible 4

Ice cream – “real” vanilla

Hudson Coastal

Santana at Merriweather




Books In Bloom

FIRN’s Celebration of Success