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  1. Ruby Tuesday Opens New Restaurant in Randallstown

    Ruby Tuesday has opened its popular American casual dining restaurant in Randallstown.
    Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:15:27 GMThttp://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/releases/1020rubytuesday.html
  2. Kamenetz Announces Acquisition of New Parkland in Granite Area

    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced today that the County plans to acquire 258 acres of open space in the Granite area of Baltimore County for passive recreation.
    Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:27:41 GMThttp://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/releases/1020kamenetz.html
  3. County Announces Loans to Small, Minority and Women-Owned Companies from New Boost Fund

    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced the first three loans awarded from a new $1.5 million Baltimore County Boost Fund, a flexible financing resource for small, minority and women-owned businesses and entrepreneurs.
    Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:48:12 GMThttp://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/releases/1016boostfund.html

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  1. Haunts and Harvests

    Jordan Fish, Baltimore County Tourism and Promotion

    With cooling temperatures and dramatic color-changing foliage, fall is a beautiful time to be in Baltimore County. Whether you're in search of the perfect pumpkin, freshly pressed apple cider, corn mazes, or spooky haunted attractions, there is something for everyone this season. Autumn in Baltimore County is also home to many great local events, with everything from concerts to wine tastings available right in your backyard.

    Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:46:00 GMThttp://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/BaltimoreCountyNow/Haunts_and_Harvests_
  2. Overwhelmed by Medicare Part D Open Enrollment?

    Sherry Kolbe, Manager
    State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), Baltimore County Department of Aging

    Is your Medicare Part D plan the best fit for you in 2015? Each year, Part D plans are permitted to change. These changes may involve the drug formularies, tier structures, premiums and/or contracts with pharmacies.

    Granted, the plans sent Notification of Change letters at the end of September for 2015, but how many of us actually read them? Even if you read them, you are not able to compare your plan with others unless you go onto the Medicare Plan Finder on www.Medicare.gov.

    Too overwhelming? Help is here in Baltimore County

    If all of these steps seem a bit overwhelming for you or a loved one, there is help for you through Baltimore County’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program’s (SHIP) team of volunteers.  Dates have been set for the SHIP team to go to twelve of the twenty senior centers. Just call SHIP, 410-887-2059, to schedule an appointment to have a one-on-one conversation with a volunteer counselor. Once a member of the team enters your drugs into the Medicare Plan Finder, you will be able to review your options to either enroll in a new plan or stay in your current plan. You will be able to leave this meeting with a sense of satisfaction knowing you are in the best plan for your current drug list for 2015.

    Do you qualify for financial assistance?

    Counselors will also assess if you eligible for financial assistance to help pay for your Part D premium and or drug co-pays. Too many Medicare beneficiaries are eligible for assistance and may never have heard of the programs or think they are over-scale. Let the SHIP team share with you the details of programs that may help to save you money

    Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:09:00 GMThttp://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/BaltimoreCountyNow/Overwhelmed_by_Medicare_Part_D_Open_Enrollment

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