The Kelly Group in the Community

13th Annual Harford County Library Foundation Gala

The Kelly Group was a proud headlining sponsor, and Bryan and Katherine Kelly were the honorary co-chairs of the 13th Annual Harford County Library Foundation Gala, “La La Library”.  The event, held on November 4th at the Abingdon Library, raised over $100,000 to support the Library’s many programs and initiatives.  Katherine Kelly serves on the board of the Library Foundation.

Lookingbill attends Harford Family House event

Lesley Lookingbill attended the Harford Family House leadership breakfast held at the Vandiver Inn in Havre de Grace on Giving Tuesday, November 28th. Lesley (pictured with HFH board members Eric Rebbert and Matt Hurff, co-chair) serves as the treasurer for the non-profit.

The Kelly Group sponsors Turkey Trot

The Kelly Group was happy to once again sponsor and participate in the annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot to benefit the Y of Central Maryland. Participating in the 5K on behalf of The Kelly Group are (from left to right) Chad Arrington, Daria Arrington (with baby Ruby Leigh!) and Maria Gallippi.


Nicole Bengel attends Humane Society Soiree

On Friday, November 17th, The Kelly Group was represented at the Second Chance Soiree, a Humane Society of Harford County event, benefiting the Phoenix Fund. The Phoenix Fund provides the necessary funds to offer critical care to the animals brought to the shelter, many of whom without the treatments provided would not survive.  Once recovered the animals are placed up for adoption.  Pictured are (right to left) Nicole Bengel (Humane Society board member), her daughter Miranda, and husband Nick.

Nicole Bengel elected to Humane Society Board

Client Services Director Nicole Bengel was newly elected to the board of directors of the Humane Society of Harford County. An avid dog lover, this position is a perfect fit for Nicole! Pictured (left to right) are Nicole Bengel and Humane Society Executive Director, Jen Swanson.

The Kelly Group goes to the (Harford Chamber) Olympics!


On November 9th, The Kelly Group once again participated in the annual Harford Chamber Olympics held at The Arena Club hosted by the Chamber’s Young Professionals Committee. Chad Arrington, a member of the Young Professionals Committee, served as a volunteer on the basketball portion of the event where Kelly Group team members (from left to right) Joe Henninger, Tom Cusick, Jordan Heaps and Michael Bertrand put forth their best athletic skills.

Tom runs for Johns Hopkins Hospital

Financial Planning Associate Tom Cusick completed the 26.2 mile Baltimore Marathon on Saturday, October 21st. Tom and his running team raised funds for the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, and specifically for the pediatric intensive care unit. This was Tom’s first full marathon and he finished with an impressive time of 4 hours, 4 minutes and 58 seconds. Great job, Tom…and for such a great cause!

Kelly and McComas present “The Family Love Letter”

On October 18th, Bryan Kelly of The Kelly Group and Howard McComas of McComas Funeral Homes presented “The Family Love Letter” to a group of local professionals and volunteers who specialize in end of life caregiving. The program is designed to provide families with guidance, clarity and peace of mind in the event of a loved one’s incapacity or death.

The Kelly Group supports Harford Family House

On October 13th, The Kelly Group was pleased to sponsor Boots & Bow Ties, an annual Harford Family House fundraising event. This year’s event was held at Swan Harbor Farm in Havre de Grace. Lesley Lookingbill (pictured on the left) is a board member for Harford Family House and serves as their treasurer.

The Kelly Group attends CPWN fundraiser



On October 10th, Jodi Davis and Lesley Lookingbill attended the annual CPWN Fashion Show.  The Chesapeake Professional Women’s Network is based in Harford County and provide professional networking opportunities for women professionals throughout Northeastern Maryland.


TKG attends watershed event

On October 7th, The Kelly Group sponsored a table at the Pig Pick 2017 fundraising event to benefit the Deer Creek Water Shed.  Attending the event were Nicole and Nick Bengel (left) and Jodi and Mark Davis

Welcome Ruby Leigh Arrington!


A warm welcome to The Kelly Group’s newest family member…Ruby Leigh Arrington. Parents Chad and Daria Arrington welcomed their bundle of joy on 10/10/17 at 10:28pm. She arrived weighing 8.4 lbs and is 20 inches long. Our entire team is thrilled for Chad and Daria!

The Kelly Group supports Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding

On Friday, September 29th, The Kelly Group was a sponsor for “STIRRUP THE DUST”, the 7th Annual Fundraiser to benefit Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding. Jodi & Mark Davis attended the event held at Pond View Farm, and the proceeds benefit CTR’s therapeutic, educational, and leadership programs. CTR is known as the premier equine-based therapeutic healing and learning center in the Mid-Atlantic Region.



Baby Shower for Chad Arrington

The Kelly Group surprised financial advisor Chad Arrington and his wife Daria with a baby shower to celebrate the upcoming birth of their baby girl.

The Kelly Group recognized for 20 years in the community




As part of Business Appreciation Week, representatives from the Maryland Department of Commerce, Harford County Department of Economic Development, Harford County Council and the Town of Bel Air presented The Kelly Group with citations and proclamations in recognition of our 20 years in business and shared their thanks for our active community involvement amongst our entire team.


The Kelly Group supports Harford Community College

Bryan and Katherine Kelly and Michele Wolbert attended the 2017 Harford Community College Foundation’s 2017 President’s Circle Dinner on September 19th at Maryland Golf & Country Club. The dinner was in appreciation of HCC Foundation donors who sponsor or support scholarships to college students. The Kelly Group is proud to sponsor an annual scholarship.

The Kelly Group attends the Harford Awards


On September 18th, Michele Wolbert, Chad Arrington and Jodi Davis attended the Harford County Chamber of Commerce Annual Harford Awards at Waters Edge Event Center. The event honored five businesses or organizations that exhibited a strong commitment to the local business community. The Kelly Group was a Harford Award winner in 2013. Our heartfelt congratulations to the 2017 winners.


The Kelly Group sponsors summer camp transportion

The Kelly Group was proud to be the transportation sponsor for the Wilson Ministry Daycare Center. Each weekday the children were transported from the Center in Darlington to the Y of Central Maryland facility in Abingdon to enjoy their summer programs.


The Kelly Group supports Farm Fair

The Kelly Group was proud to once again support this year’s Harford County Farm Fair. We are proud of our long term commitment to the local 4-H and our support of our agricultural community. We send congratulations to all of those young people showing their livestock this year at the Fair, including Bryan and Katherine Kelly’s son, Benjamin.

Pictured: Katherine Kelly, participant Leah Anderson, and Bryan Kelly

Katherine Kelly and participant Anne Maxwell

Benjamin Kelly

The Kelly Group supports Harford Community College

The Kelly Group was proud to once again sponsor and participate in the Harford Community College Foundation’s Annual Summer Swing Golf Tournament. The Foundation receives and administers private gifts, bequests and donations to benefit Harford Community College. Bryan Kelly is a former chairman of the Harford Community College Board of Directors.   Pictured: Financial Planners Joe Henninger, Jordan Heaps and Tom Cusick who worked the Long Putt contest. Financial Advisor Chuck Wienckowski (right) played in the tournament.