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News and Upcoming Events

HEC is seeking designers to showcase their talents for its 32nd Decorator Show House. HEC cordially invites members of the design community to walk through the location for its 32nd Decorator Show House: Wilderness Farm located at 3366 Jennings Chapel Road, Woodbine, Md. 21797. This is a wonderful opportunity to promote your business and expand your clientele.

On Sunday, April 15, 2018, HEC held its Annual Membership Meeting during which the leadership for the 2018-2019 year was elected. Click Read More to view the complete list of members of our Executive Committee, Board of Directors and Advisory Council Members.

You are cordially invited to join us at this year’s Annual Membership Meeting & Luncheon with Guest Speaker Len Lazarick

Agenda also includes: lunch; an announcement about a HEC’s Commitment to the restoration of Carrollton Hall, located on the grounds of The Shrine of St. Anthony; the election of 2018 Officers and Board of Directors; a 2018 Show House update; a formal thank you to our volunteers and members; and an opportunity to renew memberships.

Sunday, April 15, 2018 ~ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm ~ at Mt. Ida

RSVP by April 5th by email to:  –  or by phone message at: 410-461-6908

Free for all current and future HEC members.

HEC is pleased to announce that this year’s Decorator Show House was a success.  Thank you to everyone who visited White Hall.

Merchandise pick-up days/times are:

Thursday, October 26: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday, October 27: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, October 28: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Howard County Times


Restoration efforts following last year’s devastating Ellicott City flood continue to take new shape, now in the form of a grant program from a partnership between Preservation Maryland and Historic Ellicott City Inc.

The grants, totaling $50,000, were awarded last month to several groups located in the historic district, and are intended to fund repairs and restoration work on historic buildings, as well as outreach efforts to advance the work of the organization. Money for the grants was provided in large part from funds raised from Historic Ellicott City’s annual decorator show house.

Click here to read the complete article.