Welcome to The Village In Howard!
The Village in Howard is a member-based COMMUNITY of Howard County residents 55 and older who want to continue to live independently in the homes and neighborhoods they know. Membership benefits include, not only various social and cultural activities, but access to various services such as transportation, home repair from vetted contractors, and assistance with simple house maintenance. These benefits enable members to actively age in place.
We are still evolving and welcome your interest and ideas.
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TVIH in Photos 2015-2016
Sneakers and Coffee Group on TV
Watch a feature story about the TVIH Sneakers and Coffee program in the Columbia Matters Summer 2016 show. Our story begins 15 minutes after the start of the video.
7/27 Wednesday, Sunset Serenade Concert, 6:30 PM
8/2 Tuesday, Happy Hour, 4 PM
8/9 Tuesday, Lakefront Concert, 6 PM
8/18 Thursday, Digital Photography 5 PM
8/18 Thursday, Travel Talk/Potuck, Galapagos and Amazon River, 6 PM
8/21-8/27, Fundraiser at Barns & Noble
8/21 Sunday, Dinner at Cinco de Mayo, 5 PM
Every Saturday, Sneakers Walking group at 9 AM, Coffee at 9:30 AM
Every Wednesday, Lunch Bunch at 11:30 AM
View details of each event and the registration information. These programs are planned FOR YOU. Hope you will join us.
How Are We Doing? 112 members !!!
When The Village In Howard (TVIH) opened our door in November 2014, we started accepting member and volunteer applications. Thanks to the tremendous efforts of our dedicated board members and committee members, we are proud to announce that we have made great progress:
Members: 112 (24 full service members and 88 associate members)
Volunteers: 45 volunteer applications have been processed. Eleven Board members, 21 committee members, 10 volunteer drivers and 8 office volunteers have donated hundreds of hours to serve our members.
Programs: In addition to the weekly lunches and group walks, 41 social/educational activities have been organized by TVIH in 2015.
The Reasons Why Our Members Joined:
I am interested in staying in my home and meeting interesting older people with various background. Mary Ann
"Age in place" is a good concept. I like to meet new friends. Jane
I like the concept of reciprocity during the aging process, and I have discovered that warm and interesting people share my view. Ellin
I love the concept of older people working together to address the challenges on their lives. Kim
I met wonderful friends in the Sneakers and Coffee Club. They talked me into joining. Ellen
I joined for companionship and meeting smart, positive and problem-solving people. Mary
Our office is open five days a week at 5466 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia, MD 21044.
Please call (443-367-9043) before you come in. Mon-Fri, 10 am to 2 pm.
If it is a Howard County government holiday, the office will be closed.
All TVIH events, meetings and activities will follow the Howard County school system's inclement weather policy. If schools are closed or delayed, all the TVIH events for that day will be canceled.