R. Christopher Rosenthal, CPA chosen as recipient of Unsung Hero Award

R. Christopher Rosenthal, a director in the Forensic and Valuation Services Group at Ellin & Tucker, Chartered, was chosen as a 2009 Unsung Hero Award Recipient at the National Philanthropy Day in Maryland Awards Luncheon held on October 26. Rosenthal was honored for his volunteer work over the past 17 years with the South Baltimore Learning Center. Rosenthal became involved with the South Baltimore Learning Center as a member of … Continue reading

Business leaders summit recognizing veterans and service members to be held in January

In Honor of Veterans Day, you are Invited to a Business Leaders and Employer Summit to Recognize Our Returning Veterans and Service Members The Maryland National Guard is sponsoring a series of forums for professionals in higher education, business and employment, and behavioral and clinical health. These forums are a part of the Maryland National Guard’s vision for a Maryland that is informed and equipped to support returning soldiers and … Continue reading

AACC accepted into Maryland Green Registry

Anne Arundel Community College in November was accepted into the Maryland Green Registry, which represents more than 100 public and private organizations, agencies and nonprofit groups working toward a sustainable Maryland. This voluntary self-certification program shares online detailed examples of approved applicants’ environmental successes, green tips and resources. AACC will receive information on upcoming green Webinars and conferences and be eligible for annual governor’s awards. “We appreciate all the steps … Continue reading

Maryland Works seeks nominees for annual employment awards

Maryland Works, Inc; a statewide membership association that focuses on advocating the expansion of employment and economic opportunities for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment, announced nomination forms are available for its 2010 Annual Employment Awards program. The deadline to receive nominations is December 30. Award winners will be recognized at the 3rd Annual Employment Awards Luncheon in January 2010. The Employment Awards program honors individuals that have … Continue reading

Citi awards grant to support BVU�s Skilled Volunteer Placement Program

Business Volunteers Unlimited Maryland (BVU) announced Citi Foundation awarded a $35,000 grant to support the organization’s Skilled Volunteer Placement Program. The initiative will build the capacity of Maryland’s nonprofit community by engaging professionals in skills-based volunteering. BVU will identify professionals with specific skills, such as marketing, finance and human resources, and will connect them with nonprofits that need their expertise. “Providing skilled volunteers is one of the most significant contributions … Continue reading

Visit Top of the World Observation Level for just $1 during Downtown Dollar or Less Days

View a spectacular 360-degree panoramic view of Baltimore’s skyline for only $1. Visitors can enjoy discounted admission to Top of the World Observation Level on December 5 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and December 6 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. as a part of Downtown Dollar or Less Days. Last admission on Saturday is 6:30 p.m. and Sunday is 5:30 p.m. The attraction offers an awe-inspiring view of … Continue reading

Innovation and Leadership Institute’s President’s Forum series presents lecturer Dr. David Levy

Innovation and Leadership Institute’s President’s Forum series at Capitol College, in conjunction with the college’s Center for Space Science Education and Public Outreach, is proud to welcome Dr. David Levy from the Jarnac Observatory in Vail, Arizona to campus on November 19 for a lecture on utilizing astronomy and space science to spark STEM workforce development. Dr. Levy is one of the most successful comet discoverers in history, having detected … Continue reading

Recipients announced for the 2009 NEA/Baltimore City Job Retention Grant

Mayor Sheila Dixon and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) announce the recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts/Baltimore City Job Retention Grant. Made possible by a $250,000 award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and matched by Mayor Sheila Dixon and the Baltimore City Council, the grant program has been created for the cultural community to assist in job retention efforts. The following … Continue reading

Creative Baltimore Fund Grants applications available online

Mayor Sheila Dixon and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announce Creative Baltimore Fund Grants 2010 are now available online. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on January 8. The Creative Baltimore Fund Grant program offers two types of grants: the General Operating Grant, which is awarded to nonprofit cultural organizations and Individual Artists Grants, which are awarded to support Baltimore artists working in their field of practice. … Continue reading