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  • November 15, 2019
    7:30 am - 9:30 am

Learn how the Maryland Food Bank and other nonprofits are working to address hunger and poverty in Maryland.

The GBC’s panel discussion will feature:

Carmen Del Guercio, President and CEO of the Maryland Food Bank

Carmen Del Guercio, President & CEO, Maryland Food Bank

Del Guercio joined the Maryland Food Bank in 2016 after a 29-year career in the banking industry. Under Del Guercio’s leadership, the food bank is feeding more people and offering solutions to address the root causes of food insecurity.

 

 

 

Meg Kimmel, Maryland Food Bank

Meg Kimmel, Executive Vice President of Programs and External Affairs, Maryland Food Bank

Kimmel overseas the food bank’s marketing, programs and fundraising. Under Kimmel, the food bank has built a fundraising program that celebrates donors and raises critical funds for the food bank’s goal to end hunger in Maryland.

 

 

Lisa Rusyniak, President and CEO, Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. 

Rusyniak has served Goodwill Industries for 22 years, providing leadership to the $50 million organization, one of the largest workforce development agencies in the region focused on people with disabilities and other challenges.

 

 

 

Amy CollierAmy Collier, Director of Community Services Division, Catholic Charities of Baltimore

Collier oversees 20 programs for Catholic Charities of Baltimore, including those that provide assistance for homelessness, poverty and immigration issues. She manages a $35 million dollar budget.

 

Event details:

When: Friday, November 15, 2019; 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. program

Where: Greater Baltimore Committee, 111 South Calvert Street, Suite 1700, Baltimore, MD 21202

Cost: $35 members, $50 non-members

A 72-hour cancellation notice is required for refund.

For event and sponsorship information, contact Lisa Byrd, Director of Events and Business Development, at 410-727-2820.


  • November 18, 2019
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

2018 Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards winners

Join us for the Greater Baltimore Committee’s 2019 Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards!

Each year, through the Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards, the GBC recognizes exceptional minority, women-owned, majority businesses and executives who nurture the development of minority and women-owned businesses in Greater Baltimore and Maryland.

Event details: 

When: Monday, November 18, 2019, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: American Visionary Arts Museum, 800 Key Hwy., Baltimore, Md., 21230

Cost: GBC Members: $75 individuals, $700 blocks of 10; Non-GBC members: $100 individuals, $900 blocks of 10

Nominate a company now: 2019 Bridging the Gap Nomination Form

More details coming soon.

Sponsors:

Ambassador Sponsors: Baltimore Development Corporation, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Group, University of Maryland Medical System

Signature Sponsors: LifeBridge Health, Medstar Health

Bronze Sponsor: Southwest Airlines

Supporting Sponsor: The Howard Hughes Corporation

Exhibit Sponsors: Baltimore Business Journal, The Daily Record

See a list of previous Bridging the Gap Achievement Award winners here.


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GBC Newsmaker: U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen 7:30 am
GBC Newsmaker: U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen @ Greater Baltimore Committee
Oct 18 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
GBC Newsmaker: U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen @ Greater Baltimore Committee
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Bridging the Gap Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit 2019 11:30 am
Bridging the Gap Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit 2019 @ University of Maryland Baltimore, SMC Campus Center
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Join the GBC for the inaugural Bridging the Gap Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit! This informative and interactive half-day event will bring together majority, minority and women-owned businesses and civic organizations to discuss strategies for transforming the culture within your business and across the broader community to be more diverse, equitable and inclusive. Keynote speaker Dr. Steve Robbins will discuss: “Your Brain is Good at Inclusion … Except When it’s … Continue reading
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