LifeBridge Health raises minimum living wage for hospital team members to $15 an hour

The wage increase also applies to select union members and follows an end-of-year “Thanks-2-U” direct $500 cash benefit to team members recognizing their extraordinary efforts.
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The Daily Record: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine awarded near $400K grant for 2-year cancer project

The grants, funded by Pfizer Global Medical Grants and overseen by the American Cancer Society, are part of the Addressing Racial Disparities in Cancer Care Competitive Grant Program, a three-year collaboration working to promote equity in cancer outcomes for Black men and women.
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BBJ: TEDCO to distribute $5M in COVID relief to rural, disadvantaged startups

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TEDCO is offering financial relief to early-stage companies that have been heavily impacted by the ongoing coronavirus crisis and are in need of bridge funding to survive.
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Maryland Matters: Opinion: State’s Economy, Environment and Equity Depend on Transit

Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald Fry said, “The Red Line is a jobs line. It’s a critical piece of our economic growth.”
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The Daily Record: LifeBridge Health begins COVID-19 vaccinations of frontline caregivers

The health system began larger vaccination clinics Dec. 18 at Sinai Hospital, Northwest Hospital and Carrol Hospital for employees who have pre-registered to receive the vaccine.
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BBJ: BGE pledges $15M in COVID-19 relief grants to small businesses

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The utility company announced it has pledged $15 million in grants to small businesses located in its service area. Businesses can begin applying for the grants of up to $20,000 each starting Jan. 20.
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BBJ: Bank of America providing $400K in grants to two Baltimore nonprofits

The Charlotte-based financial giant selected NPower and Baltimore Community Lending as recipients of $200,000 grants through its Neighborhood Builders program.
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