Editor’s note: The following article appeared on thedailyrecord.com on August 23, 2018. It was disappointing and a bit disheartening to see Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh and Transportation Director Michelle Pourciau announce last week that the Baltimore Bike Share program was being shut down August 15. The bike-sharing venture certainly endured a rocky go of it in Baltimore since launching in 2016. Issues that dogged the program included poor equipment maintenance, … Continue reading →
Check out the Greater Baltimore Committee-sponsored Port of Baltimore Report, published this month by The Daily Record. The publication highlights the Port of Baltimore as of the Greater Baltimore region’s biggest assets.
The GBC welcomes the following new members: Maryland Food Bank Parallel Risk Advisors, LLC Residential Title Services Total Health Care To join the GBC, click here or contact Sophia Silbergeld at 410-727-2820.
The Greater Baltimore Committee announces its September 5 Newsmaker Breakfast, which will focus on The Expanding Role and Importance of Community Colleges. Join regional business leaders for a conversation with Dawn Lindsay, President of Anne Arundel Community College, Sandra Kurtinitis, President of the Community College of Baltimore County, Dianna Phillips, President of Harford Community College, and Kate Hetherington, President of Howard Community College. The four female presidents will discuss the extraordinary and critical role that community colleges … Continue reading →
The GBC’s newly formed Public Safety Committee plans to hold its first meeting next month. Co-chaired by University of Baltimore President Dr. Kurt Schmoke and Southway Builders President Willy Moore, the Public Safety Committee will identify and examine emerging public safety issues and work with appropriate stakeholders to affect positive change in Baltimore City and the surrounding counties. The committee will also examine best practices from other cities in order … Continue reading →
The Greater Baltimore Committee is pleased to announce the following winners of the GBC Foundation, Inc. Hall of Fame raffle. Thank you to everyone who purchased raffle tickets. Raffle proceeds will support programs and initiatives of the GBC Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization that serves as the charitable arm of the Greater Baltimore Committee. Grand Prize winner: Connie Pierce Ray Lewis framed autographed jersey. (Lewis will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame … Continue reading →
Editor’s note: The following commentary appeared on thedailyrecord.com on July 19, 2018. When then-Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama was searching for a running mate, he did not have to look far for qualified candidates. The hard-fought Democratic primary had featured several highly qualified candidates, including Sen. Joe Biden from Delaware and Sen. Hillary Clinton from New York. Biden dropped out of the race following the Iowa caucus but his … Continue reading →
The Greater Baltimore Committee seeks nominations for the 15th Annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards on November 14, 2018 and the 44th Annual Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards on December 5, 2018. For more than 15 years, the GBC has been recognizing, through its Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards, exceptional minority, women-owned, majority businesses and executives who nurture the development of minority and women-owned businesses in Greater Baltimore and Maryland. The GBC’s … Continue reading →
The GBC welcomes the following new members: Continental Realty Corporation Creative Alliance Donate Life Maryland JP2 Architects, LLC MD Energy Advisors LLC Weller Development Company To join the GBC, click here or call Sophia Silbergeld at 410-727-2820.