BBJ: Celeebrate Us owner overcomes brain tumor to find success

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on www.bizjournals.com on November 15, 2018. Lisa Phillips has overcome a lot in her life. After a childhood spent in foster care, she was on her way to becoming a successful small business owner and MBA graduate, when she was diagnosed with a brain...
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The Daily Record: Maryland voters deserve redistricting reform

Editor’s note: The following commentary appeared on thedailyrecord.com on November 15, 2018. A federal judge once colorfully observed that the shape of one of Maryland’s congressional districts is “reminiscent of a broken-winged pterodactyl, lying prostrate across the center of the state.” The judge was referring to Maryland’s 3rd Congressional District...
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Fifteen winners receive GBC’s 15th Annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards

Fifteen Baltimore-area companies have been named winners of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s 15th Annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards. The awards were presented November 14 during ceremonies honoring minority and women-owned firms for business achievement and others for their efforts to strengthen minority business development. More than 250 people...
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Calvin Butler, Rachel Monroe appointed to lead Baltimore County transition team

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on www.bizjournals.com on November 13, 2018. By Melody Simmons The transition of power in Baltimore County is officially underway. County Executive-elect John Olszewski Jr. — or “Johnny “O” — appointed a transition team Tuesday co-chaired by Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. CEO Calvin G. Butler Jr. and Harry...
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McDaniel College announces new scholarship for military veterans, active-duty military personnel and their children

McDaniel College announces a new Military Legacy Scholarship for all military veterans, active-duty military personnel and their children. This guaranteed scholarship, valued at up to $100,000 over four years, is available to all eligible first-year and transfer students applying to McDaniel for Fall 2019 admission. There is no limit...
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GBC announces 44th Annual Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards winners

The Greater Baltimore Committee announces 12 businesses as winners of the 44th Annual Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards. The annual awards event, which is presented by the GBC, the Baltimore Development Corporation and the Mayor’s Office, honors businesses for their outstanding corporate leadership, commitment to community and dedication to improving the...
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Registration now open for GBC’s 2019 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Forum

Join the Greater Baltimore Committee for its annual Maryland General Assembly Legislative Forum, which will feature top legislative leaders from both parties and the Governor’s office who will discuss the legislative dynamics that are in store under the State House dome in 2019’s Maryland General Assembly legislative session. The list of speakers...
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BBJ: Sagamore’s Alicia Wilson, Fearless’ Delali Dzirasa selected to national list of influential young executives

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on www.bizjournals.com on November 4, 2018. By Mark Mensheha Alicia Wilson of Sagamore Development Co. and Delali Dzirasa of Fearless Solutions have been selected to a national list of influential young executives. The Business Journals’ Influencers: Rising Stars spotlights 100 people in business across the...
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