BBJ: Ernst Valery of SAA/EVI Development bets on city near San Francisco with $500 million investment

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on bizjournals.com on December 19, 2018. By Emily Hoeven Baltimore developer Ernst Valery sees something in the city of Richmond, California, most investors traditionally haven’t. Proximity to San Francisco, a Bay Area Rapid Transit subway station and an attractive waterfront as well as other assets. Valery,...
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Nemphos Braue LLC Associate CJ Santos Named to Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars List

Nemphos Braue LLC, the premier corporate boutique law firm in the Mid-Atlantic region, is pleased to announce that Carlos “CJ” Santos has been selected by Super Lawyers magazine to the 2019 Maryland Rising Star list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of … Continue reading

National Aquarium caring for 32 rescued turtles

The Aquarium’s first cold-stunned patients of the 2018-19 rescue season—30 Kemp’s ridley and two green sea turtles—were found stranded on the beaches of Cape Cod just before the Thanksgiving holiday. The majority of the patients are eating consistently and showing improvements in their health. Every year, the Aquarium chooses a naming theme for our rescue animals, and this year, our rescue turtles are nicknamed after periodic elements! While most of … Continue reading

Johns Hopkins University, partners distribute 5,000 pairs of glasses through Vision for Baltimore

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on hub.jhu.edu on December 11, 2018. The box of sample eyeglass frames contained several options that appealed to Glori Mahammitt’s sense of style: A pair in a bold leopard print, another in jewel-tone red, some that were fashion-forward clear, one in electric blue. But one frame in particular called to her, said Mahammitt, a fifth-grader at The Commodore John Rodgers School in Baltimore’s Butchers … Continue reading

Towson University names Dr. Melanie Perreault as its new Provost

An experienced leader who was engaging, relatable and forthright in her answers at a campus forum last week, Dr. Melanie Perreault on Tuesday was introduced by Towson University President Kim Schatzel as TU’s next provost. Dr. Perreault comes to TU from Buffalo State College in the State University of New York system, but also has ties to the University System of Maryland, having worked previously at Salisbury University. “I already … Continue reading

George and Claudia Nemphos named American Heart Association Baltimore Heart Ball auction chairs

Nemphos Braue LLC, the premier corporate boutique law firm in the Mid-Atlantic region, is pleased to announce that founding member George Nemphos and his wife Claudia Nemphos have been named the American Heart Association (AHA) Baltimore Heart Ball Auction Chairs. The 2019 Baltimore Heart Ball will be held on February 23, 2019 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, featuring live and silent auctions, cocktails, a heart-healthy dinner and dancing. This annual fundraiser is a celebration … Continue reading

United Way of Central Maryland spreads cheer at first holiday pop-up market

More than 100 area volunteers brought joy and spread cheer to 65 local families in need at United Way of Central Maryland’s first-ever Holiday Pop-Up Market on December 8, 2018. Hosted at Baltimore’s Leadenhall Baptist Church, the market’s mission was to make the holidays brighter for struggling families. Decorated like a winter wonderland, the market was a one-stop shop where families could choose from an assortment of donated gifts for … Continue reading

Baltimore Ravens announce donation to Baltimore City Public Schools

The Baltimore Ravens and their players are contributing nearly $200,000 to Baltimore City Public Schools towards the cost of upgrading heating and air conditioning (HVAC) units at Lakewood Elementary School, the Baltimore Ravens announced December 3, 2018. The units are expected to be operable in January 2019. As part of their Social Justice Program, the Ravens have pledged to match player donations in efforts to support social justice initiatives and … Continue reading

CCBC celebrates newly renovated Veterinary Technology Center

The Community College of Baltimore County celebrated its newly renovated Veterinary Technology Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony November 7, 2018 at CCBC Essex. Construction for this project was aggressive with the design phase of the Center beginning in 2017, interior demolition immediately following and project completion in the fall 2018 semester. The renovated space comprises 4,100 square feet and includes a combined student lab and classroom, a surgical and recovery … Continue reading

Gordon Feinblatt forms EMERGE team

The law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC has formed an EMERGE Team. EMERGE is a group of attorneys focused on the needs of start-ups, entrepreneurs and small businesses interested in maximizing their growth potential. The team offers legal advice to these innovators through every step of their business life cycle to guide them through the myriad of legal challenges which they face. This collaborative approach includes lawyers in a diverse … Continue reading