Center Maryland: Minority business growth driven by the private sector

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Editor’s note: The following commentary appeared on CenterMaryland.org on December 12. By Donald C. Fry The more than 230 business executives who attended the Greater Baltimore Committee’s Bridging the Gap minority business awards on December 8 got a first-hand glimpse of why the private sector – not government –...
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McDaniel College names Gina L. Piellusch as associate vice president for communications and marketing

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Piellusch is an award-winning communications professional with more than 20 years of experience in developing and administering communication strategies. At McDaniel, she leads all facets of the college’s comprehensive communications, public relations and marketing program. Westminster, Md. – McDaniel College announces Gina L. Piellusch as associate vice president for communications and...
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Sixteen winners receive 2014 Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards

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Sixteen Baltimore-area companies have been named winners of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s 11th Annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards. The awards were presented during December 8 ceremonies honoring minority-owned and woman-owned firms for business achievement and others for their efforts to strengthen minority business development. The event was held...
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Center Maryland: Mayor shines spotlight on private-sector community spirit

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Editor’s note: The following commentary appeared on CenterMaryland.org on December 5. By Donald C. Fry Businesses are traditionally measured by profitability, job creation and their economic impact on a state, region or city. But last Tuesday, Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake personally thanked 13 businesses, large and small, in...
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BGE’s Calvin Butler to keynote Bridging the Gap Awards event

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Calvin G. Butler Jr., CEO of BGE, will be the guest speaker at the GBC’s 11th Annual Bridging the Gap Awards Reception on December 8, 2014. The annual Bridging the Gap Awards event celebrates minority- and women-owned businesses that have demonstrated outstanding achievement; majority-owned businesses, corporations or individual executives...
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Greater Baltimore Medical Center holds grand opening for new Primary Care Physician’s Office

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Newly redesigned space focused around patient needs and reduced wait times Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) hosted a December 3 grand opening of its new medical practice that reduces patient wait times to virtually zero and provides patients with immediate and complete primary care. Family Care Associates (FCA), part...
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Thirteen businesses awarded 2014 Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards

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Baltimore Mayor Stephanie-Rawlings Blake highlighted the importance of public-private collaboration in developing the city’s workforce and nurturing the growth of minority-owned businesses in remarks during the 40th Annual Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards for outstanding community service. “I know it’s not enough just to create jobs,” Rawlings-Blake said. “We have...
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McDaniel College announces Zhanna Goltser as director of financial aid

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Goltser has worked in higher education financial aid at both public and private colleges, previously serving as director of financial aid at Notre Dame of Maryland University. At McDaniel, she oversees the college’s financial aid program, including the more than $30 million annually invested in grants and scholarships. Westminster, Md. – Zhanna...
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