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The Staff and Board of Neighbor Ride would like to wish you and yours a wonderful Thanksgiving!  We are so grateful for all that you do for older adults here in Howard County.


Watch your mailboxes for our Annual Giving Campaign mailing. Your generous support makes all the difference as we ensure that Howard County’s older adults have access to crucial medical services, engaging activities and meaningful social connections for a healthier, independent life!



Rides Requests filled: 717 rides/1411 Trips Rides Cancelled for No Driver: 39 Ride Completion percentage:  95.70% Different Volunteers Providing a Ride: 171

Magnet Day

In honor of our 20th Anniversary, we will designate the 20th of every month  as Magnet Day. We ask all volunteers to display the magnets on their cars throughout the day. This simple thing is a very effective recruiting tool!!

THE NEXT MAGNET DAY is November 20th!


Jody Bachman

Tim Bradley

Linda Brown

Troy Goss

Richard Kaiser

Leilla Kenney

Haejin Yu


This month we spotted driver Bob West on an afternoon ride in Dorsey Hall. Bob is finishing up his 1st year of driving for Neighbor Ride! Volunteer Driver, Bob West


Our Heartfelt Condolences to the Families of:

Client – Kathleen Rankin

Client – Paul Broady

Former Client – Amritha Narashimhan

We're Hiring


As many of you are aware our longtime bookkeeper, Carol Jackson, passed away in early September after a nearly yearlong battle with cancer.  She had been Neighbor Ride’s bookkeeper extraordinaire since 2005.  While Carol was undergoing cancer treatments, we began transitioning her work to a new bookkeeper so she could focus on her health.  Tina (our new bookkeeper) has been wonderful; however, she plans to relocate to Virginia and will be moving out of the area by early January.

OUR ASK – if you know anyone (including yourself)  that you think might be interested in doing bookkeeping work for Neighbor Ride, please email Bruce at bsfulton@neighborride.org.

Basic details of the work involved is below:

  • Basic bookkeeping activities – check deposits and check writing
  • Manage general ledger (QuickBooks Online)
  • Prepare and run Payroll (ADP online)
  • Support Executive Director with reporting and regulatory filings

Approximately 16 hours a month with hybrid work setup.  Typically come into NR office three times a month for 4-5 hours while the remainder of work can be done from home.

Bruce can provide a more detailed role description upon request.  Thank you for your assistance!

Vehicle Donations

Columbia Orchestra

Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.

Join us for sensational music by Antonín Dvořák and Florence Price. Price’s The Oak and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8 share a love of nature, traveling through thrilling highs and tragic lows. The trumpets open the concert with the attention-grabbing fanfares of Shostakovich’s Festive Overture and close with another fanfare in Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8. The orchestra will also perform the evocative music of Maryland Composer Jonathan Leshnof. Join us for a program the whole family will be sure to love!    

December 16, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

What better way to spend a chilly day? Our winter concert features crowd favorites from The Nutcracker, holiday sing-alongs and tunes from Frozen, and much more! Join us for this magical event filled with musical traditions from across cultures!



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