Anisya Fritz, Ph.D., ’85, Named Loyola University Maryland’s 2022 Commencement Speaker

Entrepreneur, business strategist, and humanitarian Anisya Fritz, Ph.D., ’85, named Loyola University Maryland’s 2022 Commencement speaker An innovative entrepreneur and founder of the Fritz Institute, Anisya Thomas Fritz, Ph.D., ’85, will deliver the address at Loyola University Maryland’s 169th Commencement Exercises. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2022,...

Simple Cooking with Heart Event Presented by Kaiser Permanente

The  American Heart Association will host a free, interactive Community Conversation: Simple Cooking with Heart on March 1 at 12:15 p.m. Want to learn how to prepare simple, heart-healthy foods like a pro? Making small, simple changes to your overall diet can help you and your family stay healthy. Learn the basics of good nutrition and enjoy a virtual cooking demonstration that offers easy steps to make healthy, delicious food … Continue reading

Bank of America Provides $115,000 donation to Maryland Food Bank

Bank of America announced a $115,000 donation – the equivalent of 230,000 meals – to the Maryland Food Bank (MFB) to address food insecurity in the region. An estimated two million Marylanders faced hunger in 2021, according to MFB’s Maryland’s Hunger Map analysis. As the pandemic continues, hunger relief organizations in Maryland and across the country are facing ongoing challenges such as increased demand for their services and rising food … Continue reading

Loyola University Maryland’s 2022 Humanities Symposium to reflect on the environment

Loyola University Maryland’s Center for the Humanities will host its annual Humanities Symposium on Thursday, March 17, at 6 p.m. in McGuire Hall and via livestream. In his talk, “Landscape, Change, and the Long Road Ahead,” science fiction writer Jeff VanderMeer will discuss environmental themes in this year’s text, Ursula Le Guin’s, The Left Hand of Darkness, as well as the ecological themes in his own writing. Jeff VanderMeer is the author of … Continue reading

The League for People with Disabilities plans “Cocktails and Cuisine Tasting Partners” event March 31

The League for People with Disabilities plans the Cocktails and Cuisine Tasting Partners event March 31 at the Marriott Owings Mills Metro Centre, located at 10101 Grand Central Avenue, Owings Mills, MD 21117. During the event, the League will honor Suzanne Levin-Lapides, who joined the Board in 1991, serving as the Chair of the Board of Directors from 1998- 2000. She remained active until 2018. MedStar Health will also be … Continue reading

BOPA announces recipients of 2022 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) proudly acknowledges the talented teens across the State of Maryland who are recipients of the 2022 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards presented by Arcadia. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious creative teen recognition program for students in grades 7–12. BOPA is proud to serve as the Maryland regional affiliate for this competition and support … Continue reading

Kaiser Permanente to Unveil New Medical Center in Lutherville-Timonium

Kaiser Permanente will showcase to the public its new 22,000 ft. medical center in Lutherville-Timonium during a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony on January 27, 5:15-6:15 p.m. More than 30 medical specialties will be offered at the health care provider’s newest facility in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Due to COVID-19 precautions, the tour will be virtual. To attend the tour, guests must register.

National Aquarium to Require Verification of Vaccine Status

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis, the National Aquarium will require all guests 12 years of age and older to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination upon entry. The new policy takes effect on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, and is the latest addition to the Aquarium’s ongoing commitment to protecting guests, staff, volunteers and animals. Learn more

President’s Roundtable to Host Virtual Legislative Reception

The President’s Roundtable is partnering with the Greater Baltimore Black Chamber to host a virtual Legislative reception on January 18th , 4-6 p.m.,  to discuss the black business agenda. Confirmed panelists include Delegate Darryl Barnes, Delegate Ben Brooks, Senator Jill Carter and Senator Cory McCray. Register for the event.

BOPA Announces Two New Exhibitions for 2022

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts has announced two new exhibitions for 2022 including Ernest Shaw Jr.’s “Continuous Line” exhibition at Top of the World Observation Gallery and “Emerge Baltimore” at Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower. For more information on the exhibitions see the press releases below: “Continuous Line” Exhibition Press Release “Emerge Baltimore” Exhibition Press Release