WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS

The Park School won the 2017 Maryland State Mock Trial Championship on Friday, April 28, defeating Baltimore City College High School at Maryland’s highest court, the Court of Appeals in Annapolis. The Mock Trial program allows students to participate in simulated trials provided by the Maryland State Bar Association. Students are assigned roles as attorneys… Read More

KIDS’ COMPANION

University of Maryland, Baltimore president Dr. Jay Perman (center) was presented with the 2017 Great Friend to Kids Award at Port Discovery’s Play it Forward Gala on April 6. From left: University of Baltimore president Kurt Schmoke, Port Discovery president and CEO Bryn Parchman, Perman, Mayor Catherine Pugh and Port Discovery board chair Dennis Rasmussen.

SILVER ANNIVERSARY

Teach for America Baltimore celebrated 25 years on March 25 at the Fifth Regiment Armory with 1,000 attendees. From left: supporters Mark and Pat Joseph, Rep. Elijah Cummings, advisory board member Rheda Becker, supporter Robert Meyerhoff and Maya Rockeymoore.

NEW BEGINNING

Last month, CoastTec, a tech company founded by Jon Sevel (second from left) nearly 30 years ago, relocated from Baltimore County to Eldersburg. From left: Carroll County District 5 Commissioner Doug Howard, CEO Jon Sevel, COO Adam Sevel, State Sen. Justin Ready and Carroll County economic development director Jack Lyburn.

ALL THE RIGHT MOVES

Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School 11th-grader Jacob Blank and his partner, Cambria Stetson, placed second in the Youth Gold Division at the 2017 USA Dance National DanceSport Championships, which took place in Baltimore from March 31 to April 2.

SINE DIE SEDER

The Baltimore Jewish Council held a seder in Annapolis on Monday, April 10, the last day of the General Assembly and the first night of Passover. The seder, for which legislative proceedings paused for an hour, was attended by Dels. Dan Morhaim, Sandy Rosenberg, Angela Angel, Brooke Lierman, Shelly Hettleman, Alfred Carr Jr., Kirill Reznik,… Read More

BASKETBALL AND FELLOWSHIP

The National Hillel Basketball Tournament took place at the University of Maryland from March 30 to April 2. The event, in which teams from Hillel houses across the country compete for the prized “Kiddush Cup,” includes community-building activities alongside the tournament.

INVESTMENT ADVICE

Marc B. Terrill (left), president of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, joins Mario Gabelli (center), chairman and chief executive officer of GAMCO Investors, Inc., and LICT Corp and David Greenberg, chair of the Investment Management Committees, Associated Jewish Charities, at the Charles Baum Leadership Symposium on April 6 at The Suburban Club. Gabelli… Read More

MOM’S NIGHT OUT

Ohr Chadash Academy kindergarten teacher Jennifer Klupt Naiman hosted the school’s first Mom’s Night Out on March 26, during which moms had a chance to decorate T-shirts and canvases with positive affirmations. The painting session was led by Maryland Institute College of Art instructor Brittany Roger.