Ravens social justice program donating to nine Baltimore organizations

The Baltimore Ravens organization and its players are donating $200,000 to nine different Baltimore-area organizations through the team’s Social Justice Program. This is the third gifting from this fund, which has now awarded $500,000 to the Baltimore community this year. “As players, we understand our platform and how it...

CCBC awarded $100,000 for new Metallica Scholarships Initiative

The Community College of Baltimore County will be able to better support students preparing to enter the workforce thanks to a $100,000 Metallica Scholars Initiative grant designated for student supports. The initiative is funded by Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation (AWMH). This major workforce education initiative provides direct support to community colleges to enhance their career and technical education programs. These programs provide skills and services to students who … Continue reading

BGE is No. 1 in the region of the J. D. Power 2018 Business Customer Satisfaction Studies for electric and gas

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) ranks number one in customer satisfaction with Business Electric Service in the East among Large Utilities, two years in a row according to the J.D. Power 2018 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study℠. BGE ranked highest in the survey’s Large Utilities in the East Region with a score of 773, 24 points above the 11-company average of 749 for electric utility business customers. Companies … Continue reading

Bank of America, Plank Foundation give back to Baltimore

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on www.baltimoresun.com on December 20, 2018. Bank of America and the Plank Family Foundation separately announced donations December 20 to community organizations in Baltimore. Bank of America donated $500,000 to Bon Secours Baltimore Health System and Kaiser Permanente’s Future Baltimore initiative, a neighborhood revitalization plan designed to advance health equity and economic opportunity in the West Baltimore neighborhoods of Boyd Booth, Fayette Street Outreach and Franklin Square. Future Baltimore … Continue reading

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, Founder and President of Baltimore-based SAA/EVI Development, currently has three massive projects underway in Richmond totaling around 870 homes and 73,000 … Continue reading

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