Brilliant Baltimore Community Showcase contest to light up 12 additional neighborhoods during Light City, winner receives $2,018

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) announces the 12 neighborhoods participating in the Brilliant Baltimore Community Showcase contest, a new initiative for Light City 2018. The Brilliant Baltimore Community Showcase contest is designed to highlight neighborhoods who wish to show their pride by lighting up in coordination with Light City. Participating communities compete by either hosting an event or display for Light City in their neighborhood from … Continue reading

Member Spotlight: Palatin Health

Palatin Health, the Greater Baltimore Committee’s newest member, is a unique healthcare-focused consultancy. Palatin Health aims to both assist medium-to-large-size medical facilities in the audit and legal processes as well as seek groundbreaking and holistic healthcare and community health solutions. Palatin Health, a law firm and a consulting agency based in Baltimore, Maryland, takes a business-first approach when advising clients. Palatin Health’s attorneys have worked in the healthcare industry and … Continue reading

Dwayne Richardson named Senior Vice President of Operations at LifeBridge Health’s Carroll Hospital

Carroll Hospital is pleased to announce Dwayne Richardson as the new senior vice president of operations effective March 12, 2018. In this role, Richardson will lead all service lines within the hospital, providing leadership, support and guidance to facilitate seamless operations and exceptional performance throughout the hospital. Richardson joins Carroll Hospital with 30 years of experience in the health care industry. He previously served as the chief operating officer at … Continue reading

Light City’s Neighborhood Lights begins April 6 with artwork and events in 14 neighborhoods

Baltimore has always been a city of neighborhoods, with each one offering its own history, culture and flavor. This year, Neighborhood Lights, Light City’s immersive community artist-in-residence program expands from eight to 14 neighborhoods. Twelve artists were selected to receive a $15,000 grant to collaborate with community groups to create an illuminated visual or performance art piece within each neighborhood. Neighborhood Lights kicks off April 6-8, 2018. Some Neighborhood Lights … Continue reading

Baltimore Ravens partner with UP2US Sports

The Baltimore Ravens launched a five-year partnership with Up2Us Sports, it was announced on April 3, 2018. The $1.5 million investment by the Ravens will help expand the Up2Us Sports program throughout Baltimore from 2018-23. Established in 2010, Up2Us Sports is a national nonprofit dedicated to inspiring children to achieve their potential by providing them with coaches trained in positive youth development. Its AmeriCorps program is the first national service … Continue reading

UMD graduate programs receive high marks in 2019 U.S. News and World Report rankings

Several University of Maryland colleges and programs were recently recognized in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 graduate school rankings. UMD had two No.1-ranked graduate programs: criminology (College of Behavioral and Social Sciences) and counseling/personnel services (College of Education), with 37 additional schools, colleges, and programs featured in the rankings. This year’s highlights include: Four programs in the College of Education were ranked among the top 25: educational psychology (9), higher education … Continue reading

Mercy Medical Center debuts new pediatric and primary care space

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on on March 19, 2018. By Morgan Eichensehr A new $4 million, 4,675-square-foot facility has been built inside Mercy Medical Center’s McAuley Plaza tower to meet growing demand for pediatric and primary care services in downtown Baltimore. The new space features 33 exam rooms, including eight adult primary care and 25 pediatric care, a blood draw lab, EKG, a play area for children and expansive waiting areas. The build-out … Continue reading

Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announces 2018 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape prize finalists

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announces the finalists for the 13th Annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The finalists are Erick Antonio Benitez, Nakeya Brown, Sutton Demlong, Nate Larson, Eunice Park and Stephen Towns. The competition awards a $25,000 fellowship to assist in furthering the career of a visual artist or visual artist collaborators living and working in the Greater Baltimore region. The prize also gives artists an … Continue reading

Roca Baltimore seeks an Executive Director

Roca has partnered with Baltimore Corps to conduct the following executive search through its Place for Purpose service: THE OPPORTUNITY Roca, a crime prevention and intervention program which has a track record of success in the Boston area, is looking for a dynamic and committed leader to launch the organization’s work in the City of Baltimore, serving justice-system-involved young men between the ages of 16 and 24. For 30 years, Roca … Continue reading

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