Air Canada to launch nonstop international service between BWI Marshall Airport and Montreal in May 2018

Air Canada recently announced it will add daily service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Montreal starting on May 17, 2018. Montreal is a new international destination for BWI Marshall Airport. Air Canada will operate the new service year-round with 50-seat Bombardier CRJ aircraft. “This new service from Air Canada provides our business and leisure customers with more travel options,” said Ricky Smith, Executive Director of BWI Marshall Airport. … Continue reading

F. Kirk Kolodner and Carol Ghingher Cooper join Gordon Feinblatt’s private client services and litigation teams

The law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC is pleased to announce that F. Kirk Koldner and Carol Ghinger Cooper have joined the Firm’s Private Client Services and Litigation Teams. Kirk Kolodner is a trial lawyer with 37 years of litigation and transactional experience. The focus of his practice is family and divorce law, including divorce proceedings, marital separation law, guardianships, estate and trust litigation, business and commercial litigation and real … Continue reading

McDaniel College named Vicky Shaffer as Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Shaffer of Westminster, Md., brings 27 years of experience in all areas of institutional advancement to her new role at the college McDaniel College has named Vicky Shaffer as Vice President for Institutional Advancement after serving in an interim capacity since May 2016. Shaffer, a resident of Westminster, Md., brings 27 years of experience in all areas of institutional advancement, including strategic planning, technology and development support. She began her career … Continue reading

Apply to participate in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, hosted in Baltimore in partnership with the Community College of Baltimore County, John Hopkins University and Morgan State University, is accepting applications for its next cohort. Applications are due on January 8, 2018. Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses – Baltimore is a program for small businesses that links learning to action. Through the program, participants will gain practical skills in topics such as … Continue reading

Amtrak selects development team to partner in Baltimore Penn Station redevelopment

Amtrak has selected Penn Station Partners, a Baltimore-based team with global expertise, to negotiate a master development deal for Baltimore Penn Station and neighboring Amtrak-owned properties. The team is comprised of Beatty Development Group, Armada Hoffler Properties, Cross Street Partners, Gensler, WSP USA, Network Rail Consulting and Mace Group, among others. “Baltimore Penn Station is the eighth busiest station in our national network and this important step underscores Amtrak’s continued … Continue reading

Baltimore BLocal partner businesses invest millions in city during program’s first year

Johns Hopkins, 24 other Baltimore-area companies have surpassed their three-year goals to build, hire, and buy locally Baltimore business and civic leaders gathered Monday to celebrate the resounding success of a collaborative effort to strengthen the city by creating economic opportunities, an effort that in its first year has already surpassed the three-year goal laid out when the program launched. In April 2016, the 25 Baltimore-area partner companies that are … Continue reading

Give a smile, make a difference with the Maryland State Dental Association

Imagine what it’s like to go for months living with pain because you don’t have the resources to go to a dentist. It’s difficult for most of us to envision. Unfortunately, it is a reality among too many of Maryland’s residents. When choices boil down to purchasing food or getting attention for a sore tooth, food always wins. Dental care takes a back seat to more pressing needs and treatment … Continue reading

Kevin Sowers named President of the Johns Hopkins Health System and Executive Vice President of Johns Hopkins Medicine

The trustees of the Johns Hopkins Health System, Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Medicine approved on December 8, 2017 the appointment of Kevin W. Sowers, M.S.N., R.N., F.A.A.N., as the next president of the Johns Hopkins Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine. He will assume these positions on February 1, 2018. As the second person to hold these dual roles, Sowers will help define and execute … Continue reading

Call for artists, exhibitors, vendors and organizations for Artscape 2018

Artscape, America’s largest free arts festival, invites artists, exhibitors, vendors and organizations to apply to participate in the 2018 festival taking place Friday, July 20 through Sunday, July 22, 2018. The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is now accepting proposals from artists for Artwork Projects and applications for the Artist-Run Art Fair, Food Vendors, The Fred Lazarus IV Artscape Prize (“The Fred”), Gamescape, Kidscape, LOL@Artscape, Non-Profit and Arts/Cultural … Continue reading