BBJ: McCormick to open 1.8M-square-foot distribution center at Tradepoint Atlantic

Tradepoint Atlantic
The center, which will be Hunt Valley-based McCormick's largest distribution site in the world, will break ground in November and open by the second half of 2022.
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BBJ: Catalyte trains Baltimore residents to be software developers, city employees through new partnership

Hsu noted that the fellowship model could also save the city money, and prevent the need to outsource when it needs IT help or new tech tools. For what it typically costs to hire one IT consultant, Catalyte can produce four or five fellows, he said.
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BBJ: Southwest Airlines aims to double leadership racial diversity in 5 years

Double the percentage of racial diversity within the Senior Management Committee by 2025. The Senior Management Committee includes job titles of managing director, vice president, senior vice president, executive vice president and the executive suite. 
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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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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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The Daily Record: Kaiser Permanente awards $895K to improve community health

The 15 grants support programs that improve health and well-being throughout the region.
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Abel Communications launches Boost Bmore Project

Greater Baltimore small businesses, nonprofits, restaurants, startups and entrepreneurs with less than 50 full-time employees can apply for the project.
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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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