Beatty honored for human rights work

Carol A. Beatty, executive director of The Arc of Howard County, recently received the Howard County Human Rights Commission’s 2011 Human Rights Award for “exemplary citizenship, dedicated leadership and outstanding achievement” that has advanced human rights for all residents of Howard County. Since 1993, Beatty has overseen the nonprofit organization, which provides advocacy, housing, recreational services, and employment training, placement and on-the-job support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as respite care for their families. She was especially cited for The Arc’s residential and employment supports, which have furthered The Arc’s goal of inclusion in community life for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Accounting Jamie Czajkowski has joined the technology solutions group of Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates, of Baltimore. Czajkowski has a background in technology and marketing. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a minor in marketing from Towson University.-