Katherine Rogers named Chief Development Officer for Penn-Mar Human Services

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Penn-Mar, a recognized leader in providing quality support to individuals with intellectual disabilities in Maryland and Pennsylvania, has named Katherine Rogers its Chief Development Officer. Rogers, who will oversee all of Penn-Mar’s fundraising and development efforts in Maryland and Pennsylvania, including major gifts, corporate and foundation relations and special events,...
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Learn about Morgan State University’s Signature Seminar on May 19

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This year Morgan State University’s Signature Seminar will focus on the workforce of the future, a topic event organizers say should be of particular interest to Baltimore’s business community. The topic for the 2016 Signature Seminar is “Attracting, Motivating and Retaining the Workforce of 2025: Achieving Diversity, Leveraging Opportunities,...
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Mindgrub announces 17 new hires

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Mindgrub, named one of Baltimore Magazine’s “Best Places to Work,” and Baltimore’s 2015 Tech Company of the Year, has announced that it has made 17 new hires in 2016, bringing its total employee base close to 70. As part of Mindgrub’s strategic growth initiatives, the technology innovation company has created three new divisions: Business Development, Internal...
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Center Maryland: A $15 minimum wage and the law of unintended consequences

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Editor’s note: The following commentary appeared on CenterMaryland.org on April 22, 2016. By Donald C. Fry Back in the 1930s a Harvard-trained sociologist named Robert K. Merton published a paper that examined why deliberate acts intended to cause change (typically intended for the good) sometimes result in unintended (bad) outcomes. The...
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Port Administration signs cruise line Royal Caribbean International through June 2020

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The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has announced a new contract with Royal Caribbean International that will extend the cruise line’s year-round departures from the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore through June 2020. Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas will continue to offer a wide range of cruising experiences from...
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RedOwl wins Philadelphia pitch event

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The following commentary appeared on BizJournals.com on April 18, 2016. By Dan Norton A Baltimore cybersecurity startup was the winner of a Philadelphia pitch competition held on Friday. RedOwl was one of nine startups to present at the Phorum’s Demo Pit, held during the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies’s spring event. The...
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The Daily Record: A glimmer of hope for Penn Station

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Editor’s note: The following commentary appeared on TheDailyRecord.com on April 15, 2016. By Donald C. Fry When it comes to customer traffic for rail service, Baltimore’s Penn Station sits pretty high on the list. In fact, it’s the eighth-busiest in the Amtrak network with about 1.1 million riders a year coming and going...
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