Celebration Honors People Who Built Columbia on Sept. 19

Former and current community members are invited to attend “Building a Better City: Columbia’s Legacy and Promise” on Tuesday, September 19, from 5-8 p.m., at the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, Howard Community College (10901 Little Patuxent Parkway). The event is being presented by the Columbia 50th Birthday Celebration.

A “small plates” supper with local beers and wine will precede a special program featuring expert speakers Roger K. Lewis and Chris Leinberger and video recollections of Columbia’s early visionaries and entrepreneurs.  Admission is $50. Register at w.

Sponsors of the “Building a Better City: Columbia’s Legacy and Promise” event include Columbia Builders, Costello Construction Company of Maryland, Harkins Builders, The Howard Hughes Corporation and Williamsburg Builders.