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,...

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

Worthington Green wins 2009 Home Builders Association Award

The Land Development Council of the Home Builders Association of Maryland recently awarded Worthington Green, a MacKenzie Communities development, the 2009 Award of Excellence in Community Development. The esteemed award recognizes development professionals who create superior and creative developments that are sensitive to the community and the environment and make appropriate use of existing natural elements. Worthington Green has quickly become the finest custom home community in Baltimore County. Located … Continue reading

Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. recognizes MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC for safety excellence

The Baltimore Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) recently awarded MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC its seventh consecutive award for safety excellence. The prestigious industry award recognizes the company, a full-service general contracting and construction management firm, for outstanding safety performance and an ongoing commitment to provide healthy work environments for their employees. “We were thrilled to be recognized by ABC again this year,” said Marty Copsey, President … Continue reading

MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC selected to market Maple Lawn office, retail and medical space

MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC has been selected as the exclusive listing broker for the office, retail and medical office space in Maple Lawn, a nearly 2 million square foot mixed-use development in Howard County, Md. Under the agreement, three of MacKenzie’s specialized leasing teams will work on the project simultaneously. The joint effort offers the expertise of teams developed to meet the distinctive needs of office, retail and … Continue reading

Jim Dickinson joins BVU as Director of Community Engagement

Jim Dickinson has been named Director of Community Engagement for Business Volunteers Unlimited Maryland (BVU), announced BVU’s Executive Director Kelly Hodge-Williams. As Director of Community Engagement, Dr. Dickinson will develop and manage BVU’s volunteer programs for its corporate partners and for Maryland residents, with an emphasis on building sustainable relationships between individuals who want to volunteer and local nonprofit organizations. “Jim’s leadership abilities and passion for civic engagement will be … Continue reading

Chris Schein named chair of Maryland Board of Examiners for Landscape Architects

Hord Coplan Macht, Inc. (HCM), a full-service architecture and landscape architecture firm, is pleased to announce Chris Schein, ASLA has been named chairman of the Maryland Board of Examiners for Landscape Architects. Schein, a principal of the firm, brings more than 25 years of landscape architecture and land planning experience to this role. A former president of the Maryland chapter of ASLA, Schein has been honored by two ASLA Honor … Continue reading