Donald Fry: Amid the turmoil, Copeland moved schools toward stability, accountability

Statement by Donald C. Fry, president of the Greater Baltimore Committee on the Resignation of Dr. Bonnie S. Copeland Yesterday’s resignation of Baltimore City Public School System Chief Executive Officer Dr. Bonnie S. Copeland sends yet another jolt to the City’s public school system. Constant turnover of top management has...
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GBC members praise enhanced Web site

The Greater Baltimore Committee’s enhanced Web site has drawn favorable reviews from a number of members since the Web site was launched on June 1. The new format for the 9-year-old GBC Web site was designed by the ACI Group, a GBC member. The site boasts a clean, modern design...
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State workgroup seeks information from businesses to protect infrastructure

The GBC Public Safety and Legal Affairs Committee is participating in a state workgroup charged with gathering key private-sector infrastructure information for use by the government agencies in formulating homeland security plans. The partnership will try to help bridge the gap between what government wants businesses to produce and what...
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June 30 GBC seminar to focus on transit-oriented development

The Baltimore region’s untapped potential for transit-oriented development (TOD) will be the topic of a GBC-sponsored public policy seminar on June 30. Panelists will explore opportunities provided by existing and planned rapid transit stations as well as the regulatory and market environment that attracts or deters potential investors. The presence...
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GBC begins production of 2006-07 Membership Directory

Production work has begun on the Greater Baltimore Committee’s 2006-07 membership directory, which will be published in September. The directory will be published by Media Two, a Towson-based GBC member and a leading supplier of custom publishing services in the Mid-Atlantic region. Advertising space is available to GBC members at...
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Fifty executives attend GBC event to cultivate school-business partnerships

More than 50 business representatives attended the kick-off event for a revived Greater Baltimore Committee initiative to recruit business partners for Baltimore City schools. Businesses seeking school partnerships can expect better organization and more help in being matched with schools, said Deborah Silcox, director of partnerships for Baltimore City Public...
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