Network 2000 seeking mid-career professional women for mentoring program

Network 2000, an organization promoting the advancement of women in professional and executive roles, is accepting applications for the 2009-10 class of its mentoring program “Effective Impact,” a year-long program for mid-career professional women, designed to enhance their expertise in key business areas and maintain life balances. “Network 2000 strongly believes in developing women leaders, and mentoring has always been a key component of our mission,” said Eileen Levitt, co-chair … Continue reading

Food and wine event to support new program designed to aid thousands

An evening of food, wine and art will support a newly-expanded Baltimore program that has served thousands of people with limited incomes. Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries will hold its “Palate and Perception” event beginning at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at The Wine Market on East Fort Avenue. The event will feature a tasting of Spanish wines and an art show featuring the works of three local artists. Proceeds from the … Continue reading

Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards to host “An Evening with Cal and Eddie”

WHO: National Baseball Hall of Famers and Former Baltimore Orioles’ teammates, Cal Ripken, Jr. & Eddie Murray WHAT: “An Evening with Cal & Eddie” WHEN: February 4 6-9 p.m. WHERE: Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards (301 W. Camden Street) TICKETS: ONLY 150 tickets are available for purchase at $500 each CONTACT: Mary Hennemann at (410) 727-1539 ext. 3013 SUMMARY: On February 4, Sports Legends Museum will present “An Evening … Continue reading

Baltimore City Health Department seeks support for “Prevention Wednesday” campaign

Commissioner Josh Sharfstein and the Baltimore City Health Department are seeking support for the “Prevention Wednesday” campaign. The Baltimore City Health Department’s “Prevention Wednesday” program highlights preventative health issues on occasional Wednesdays throughout the year. The goal of “Prevention Wednesday” is to deliver timely prevention information to a broad public audience by linking a frequently overlooked health topic with a frequently overlooked day of the week.  The Baltimore City Health Department is looking … Continue reading

University of Baltimore to host Public Service Career Fair

The University of Baltimore Public Service Career Fair will be held on March 30 from 12:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. in the Atrium of the William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center located at 11 West Mt. Royal Avenue Baltimore, Md. 21201. This fair is a showcase for all nonprofit and government employers. Career Fair Schedule: 12:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Career Fair Set Up and Lunch 2 p.m. – Fair Begins 6 … Continue reading

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announces new title sponsor of the PNC Bank Neighborhood Grant Program

Mayor Sheila Dixon and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts are proud to announce PNC Bank as the new title sponsor of the Neighborhood Grant Program. PNC Bank Neighborhood Grant Program provides financial assistance to qualified neighborhood associations and community based nonprofit groups that continue to build the communities they serve. The awarded grants enable organizations to produce special events that strengthen neighborhoods and engage residents. Cash grants … Continue reading

Carnegie recognizes AACC for community involvement

Anne Arundel Community College is engaged. The Carnegie Foundation said so. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching selected AACC as one of its 2008 engaged community institutions for its commitment to involve the community through its curriculum, its outreach and its partnerships. AACC is one of only nine community colleges in the nation and the only community college in Maryland selected for this honor. Towson University is the … Continue reading

Venable LLP welcomes Dana Petersen Moore

Dana Petersen Moore joined Venable LLP in June 2008. While her practice is based in the Baltimore, Md. and Washington, D.C. metropolitan areas, she represents clients across the United States. Moore represents companies and insurers from a wide range of industries in the avoidance, resolution and litigation of commercial, product liability and personal injury disputes. Moore continues representation of Fortune 500 corporations as well as local corporations and organizations. Over … Continue reading

Independent evaluation supports violence prevention effort

The Baltimore City Health Department is releasing an independent interim evaluation of the violence prevention program Safe Streets by Dr. Daniel Webster and his colleagues at the Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Safe Streets is modeled on the program Ceasefire Chicago. Key findings relate to: • Implementation. The program was well implemented in McElderry Park “where there was extensive … Continue reading