Baltimore Sun: Incoming Greater Baltimore Committee chair Calvin Butler will work to improve inclusion

Calvin Butler Annual Meeting
The organization will take immediate steps including reviewing bylaws, policies and procedures to ensure they are inclusive.
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Maryland Reporter: New GBC Board Chair emphasizes the need for racial equity and unity

Calvin Butler Annual Meeting
Don Fry: "Those unconscionable acts have forced us to examine our workplaces, government, and institutions, and to demand that we take action end systemic racism and social injustice."
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BBJ: ‘Let’s lead by example’: Calvin Butler, new GBC chair, calls for change

Calvin Butler Annual Meeting 2020
"We have to be intentional about our efforts to drive change," Butler said. "We cannot remain static. We cannot remain silent. That to me is how you provide leadership. We are the leaders to do it. Let's lead by example."
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Citybizlist: A Q&A with Don Fry, President & CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee

We’re evaluating what is needed to ensure the right size workforce exists to meet those demands and that workers have the education and skills needed to meet industry needs.
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BBJ: Baltimore City Council bills aim to help laid-off hospitality workers reclaim their jobs

Representatives of local hotels and hospitals pushed back against the proposal, saying it would create another burden on businesses in an already challenging economic climate.
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GBC President & CEO Don Fry and 11 other GBC members named The Daily Record Most Admired CEOs

Daily Record's Most Admired CEOs
The GBC congratulates Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, on the honor of a Most Admired CEO and for being an inductee to the Circle of Leadership.
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Baltimore Sun: Five years later, many across Baltimore bitterly lament Gov. Hogan’s decision to kill the Red Line light rail

The Red Line aimed to transform the Baltimore region’s meager, single-line light rail and subway, into a more unified, useful network.
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Baltimore Sun: Tradepoint Atlantic says pandemic isn’t slowing growth at the Baltimore County distribution hub

Tradepoint Atlantic
The pandemic has tested and exposed weaknesses in national supply chains, said Aaron Tomarchio, Tradepoint Atlantic’s senior vice president of corporate affairs during a virtual GBC Newsmaker event.
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BBJ: Greater Baltimore Committee: City needs a mayor who can ‘measure up’

Through June 2, Baltimore residents will cast their ballots in the Primary Election for Mayor, City Council President, City Council seats and Comptroller.
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FOX45: Proposed bill would give hazard pay to essential workers in Baltimore City

There's a plan for a new law in Baltimore City that would mandate hazard pay for some of the people working during the pandemic.
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