May Event Roundup


May events round up from the Community Foundation of Carroll County. Our Funds are busy with fundraisers, special events, and fun. This May our Funds are busy getting out into the community and celebrating their missions.

Our Funds have wonderful events coming up this month. There is something for everyone!

Carroll County Association of Realtors Foundation is hosting a Designer Bag Bingo on Saturday, May 13 at Gamber Fire Hall. Doors open at 5:30 PM. Follow this link to learn more and buy your tickets.

Dream Big Union Bridge Rubber Duck Derby is Saturday, May 20 along the Donald D Wilson Walking Trail in Union Bridge. New to this year’s event is a Jeep Show. Registration for Duck Derby participants and Jeep Show participants are available on the event page. There are lots of vendors, food sales, prizes and excitement. Visit the Event Page for more information.

On Monday, May 22 is the HOFFA Classic Golf Tournament at Piney Branch Golf Club. Check out their event page and contact them to see if there is still room for your foursome.

The Queen of Hearts Paint the Roses Red Benefit Gala is brought to you by Miss Carroll County on Saturday, May 27 in Manchester. This event supports the mission of the Miss Carroll County mission and the fight to end heart disease. This will be a fun evening of dancing, networking and celebration. Visit the event page for more info and tickets.

Educational Resources:
The Celebrate Entrepreneurship Conference is designed for budding businesses, but there is a lot a nonprofit leader can learn from the programming. Tuesday, May 23 at the Best Western Conference Center, 4-7:30 PM. Sessions include how to pitch your purpose and the importance of planning for success. Learn more and purchase tickets online.

News Archive

Billy Lyve seated

Community Profile: Find Your Purpose

When Billy Lyve was growing up, he survived a tough childhood, dark teenage years, and entered adulthood with no direction.

Today, Billy is a nationally-known hip-hop artist, owner of Wisdom Court Entertainment, CEO of Movers and Shakers Enterprises, and founder of a nonprofit which he named Find Your Purpose. The nonprofit is based in Westminster, Md.

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