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...

Business students to benefit from Capitol College, College of Southern Maryland partnership

Capitol College will host an articulation agreement signing ceremony with the College of Southern Maryland on January 12 at 11 a.m. in the atrium of the William G. McGowan Center. The ceremony is being held to celebrate the articulation of the College of Southern Maryland’s associate degree in management development to the Capitol College bachelor’s degree in business administration. Executives and faculty from both colleges, including Capitol President Dr. Michael … Continue reading

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, celebrating 100 years of the NAACP

Mayor Sheila Dixon, the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and the Baltimore Community Relations Commission announce the ninth annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, presented by Forman Mills. On Jan. 19 at 12 p.m., join the city of Baltimore in honoring the remarkable life of the historic civil rights activist as well as the centennial of history’s most prominent civil rights organization, the National Association for the … Continue reading

Two AACC health administrators receive honors

Beth Batturs of Stevensville, M.S.N., director of nursing at Anne Arundel Community College, received the 2008 Honor a Nurse Recognition Award recently from the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Foundation. The foundation developed the award in 2003 to recognize outstanding nurse educators, administrators, practitioners and researchers for their contributions to the organization and the profession. Linda Murray of Annapolis, M.S., CRNP-Ped., associate professor and assistant director of nursing at … Continue reading

University of Maryland Medical System names Robert A. Chrencik president and chief executive officer

University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) Board Chairman Stephen A. Burch has announced the appointment of Robert A. Chrencik as the president and chief executive officer of UMMS, a network of nine academic, community and specialty hospitals throughout the state. Chrencik has worked for UMMS for 25 years and previously held the post of executive vice president and chief financial officer since 1999. In making the announcement, Burch praised Chrencik’s … Continue reading

TBB Global Logistics and Samuel Shapiro & Co. enter strategic partnership

Two third-generation, family-owned businesses with Baltimore beginnings, announce a new, strategic partnership that will provide customers of both companies access to enhanced and diverse U.S. and international logistics services. TBB Global Logistics is a 63-year-old, nationally-known, third-party supply chain management firm specializing in domestic and international transportation solutions with supply chain support services for small and medium-sized customers. Samuel Shapiro & Company has been providing Customs clearance, compliance, consulting and … Continue reading

CSD promotes Reynolds to vice president

CSD Architects is pleased to announce the promotion of Janet M. Reynolds, AIA to vice president and her appointment as secretary of its Board of Directors. Reynolds joined CSD in 1998 and has specialized in the design of senior living facilities during her 10-year tenure with the firm. As project manager and project architect, Reynolds has worked on projects around the country in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Ohio, Louisiana … Continue reading

“Do Something: Historic” commemorates Martin Luther King, Jr., presidential inauguration

On the eve of Barack Obama’s inauguration, Business Volunteers Unlimited Maryland (BVU) will celebrate this historic moment with Do Something: Historic, a commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of community service. From 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Jan. 19, Baltimore professionals will enjoy inspirational performances and a dialogue about volunteerism in America. Do Something: Historic will be held at the Frederick Douglass Isaac Myers Maritime Museum in Fells Point, Baltimore. Guests … Continue reading

KAWG&F launches re-branding campaign, changes name to Katz Abosch and names Mark R. Cissell new president and CEO

Regional accounting and consulting firm Katz, Abosch, Windesheim, Gershman & Freedman, P.A. (KAWG&F), on Jan. 5 announced a re-branding campaign with a name change to Katz Abosch beginning January 2009. Additionally, Mark R. Cissell was named the new president and CEO of the firm effective July 1. Cissell succeeds Alvin D. Katz, CPA and Co-Founder of the firm, who will remain as chair of the company. “As we continue to … Continue reading

General manager named for new Hilton Baltimore Convention Center Hotel

The Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC), on behalf of the Baltimore Hotel Corporation, today announced Hilton Hotels Corporation has appointed Linda Norman as general manager of the new Hilton Baltimore Convention Center Hotel, currently under construction at 401 West Pratt Street on Baltimore’s Westside. Norman, employed by Hilton for more than 20 years and a valued member of its leadership team, has served for the past three years as general manager … Continue reading