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Corridor Mortgage Golf Fundraiser a Huge Success!

The weather couldn’t have been more beautiful for the 288 golfers who participated over two days in teh 6th annual Corridor Mortgage Golf Tournament to benefit Special Olympics Howard and Carroll Counties and the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. At the end, a check for $52,500 was presented to the three charities.

Special thanks to Jerry Rader, Corridor President and CEO, for allowing his staff to plan and run the event.  The core planning team of David Hudson, Chris Sittig, Ron Mason and Kerry Fitzgerald did a fantastic job, from recruiting sponsors and foursomes to planning all the details and special items that make this tournament the best in the county.

Also a big thank you to Janet Larrimore for organizing and delivering all the tables and tents, recruiting volunteers and setting up our chipping contest (which was outstanding once again, we received many nice comments and raised $1,425).

Thank you to the volunteers who worked the contest over the two days – Janet and Daniel Larrimore, Dave Fagan, Robin Phillips, Adam Linker, Sara Sommerville, Marita Lesho, Debbie Gemmill, Byung Ahn, Bill and Kenny Long and Marilyn Miceli.  Thanks to Marie McGing for taking photos.

Our global messengers – Andy Young and Kenny Long -  did a fantastic job with their speeches on both days.  Alex Barnes started the days with the National Anthem played on his sax.  Our putters each morning hit them nice and straight…thank you Bridget Vidmar, Ralph Gemmill, Brian Mooney and Wayne Slifker.

We are so grateful for the commitment Corridor Mortgage has made to our athletes over the past six years, and we are proud to have them as our Presenting Sponsor. Photos from the two day event can be found at

Community Sports Hall of Fame to Recognize Several SOHO Individuals

Aquatics Coordinator and Fundraising Chairperson Allan Waschak will be inducted into the Howard County Community Sports Hall of Fame on October 25th at Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City.

In addition, SOHO will have the following four individuals receive Good Sports Awards in various categories at the dinner:
Russ Young,  Sports Administrator
Thomas Smith, Athlete (adult category)
Jack Miller, Coach
Joe Cucchiaro, Official

Come and join us in celebrating these individuals.
Tickets can be purchased for $40 by calling 410-313-7275 and registering for RP6600.101. Registration is open Monday through Friday, 8 AM-4:30 PM.

Winter Sports Registration Now Open

Registration for winter sports (alpine skiing, snowshoeing, winter fitness, and basketball (5 levels: skills, 3v3 Half Court Player Development, 3v3 Half Court Traditional, 5v5 Full Court Player Development and 5v5 Full Court Traditional) is now open. Register by clicking above on tab Become an Athlete/Register for a Sport

Winter Fitness: This program is limited to the first 20 athletes who register. Others will be placed on a waiting list.

Basketball: If an athlete has never participated in SOHO basketball before, they should register as NEW and register for the Basketball assessment (on December 6th). After the athlete is assessed, they will be placed in the appropriate level.

NOTE: If you do not receive an email confirmation after registering, call the office at 410-740-0500 to ensure that you are registered. Remember that athletes must have a valid medical on file prior to the sport season in order to be able to participate in any sport.

SOHO Fundraiser at Glory Days Grill

SOHO is participating in Glory Days Grill "Dining for Dollars" program. Glory Days will donate 10% of the food and beverages purchased from September 1st through the end of November. All we need is for you to submit your itemized original guest receipt (not your charge card receipt) from that time period to the SOHO office (address below). [The 10% donation will not apply to guest checks that receive any coupon-specific discount or promotional certificate, nor will it apply to sales tax.]

While we are not allowed to solicit receipts from other diners, either inside or outside the restaurant, or by standing in front of the restaurant, in the parking lot, or by going table to table we can get the word out to friends and family to dine out at Glory Days Grill and forward their guest receipts to our office.

So lots of time to get out of the kitchen and enjoy lunch or dinner for a good cause. Check out their website for daily specials (Burger Monday, Taco Tuesday, Rib Wednesday, Pizza Thursday, Fish Fry Friday and Steak Saturday.)