The College Savings Plans of Maryland has announced that the Maryland College Investment Plan, managed and distributed by T. Rowe Price, has been recognized as a “Gold”-rated 529 college savings plan by Morningstar, Inc. This is the fourth straight year the plan has received Morningstar’s highest rating.
Jennifer Steinhurst has been appointed development associate for the Edward A. Myerberg Center. In this newly created position, Steinhurst will support the center’s development and advancement efforts by coordinat-ing donor activities and volunteer projects. Steinhurst will also help coordinate the center’s annual spring fundraising event.
A resolution in support of local, state and federal campaigns to increase the minimum wage and link future increases to the cost-of-living index was adopted by the Temple Emanuel Board of Trustees, located in Kensington. The resolution declares: “We resolve that Temple Emanuel support efforts to increase the minimum wage — whether it is at… Read More
Community teens came together to fight hunger at BBYO Baltimore Council’s pre-screening of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” at Regal Hunt Valley, hosted in partnership with the JCC of Greater Baltimore, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, Capital Camps, the Center for Jewish Education, the Jewish Volunteer Connection, the Mitchell David Teen Center, and… Read More
Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT), the open Orthodox rabbinical school, has been awarded a second major grant ($1.2 million) from the Jim Joseph Foundation to support YCT’s transition to sustainability, which includes the succession in leadership from Rav Avi Weiss, the founding president, to Rabbi Asher Lopatin, president as of July 2013. The grant is extraordinary… Read More
Securityplus Federal Credit Union celebrated the grand opening of its newest Baltimore City location with an official ribbon cutting, followed by a ceremonial toast. The Northwest Plaza Branch, located at 4470 W. Northern Parkway in Baltimore, was built in very close proximity to the Social Security Administration’s soon-to-open Wabash facility, which will be home to… Read More
No matter what your tech IQ, chances are the Bmore 3D Store in Canton will blow your mind. But you’ll have to hurry. It’s only open through the end of December. The pop-up store sells unique items such as jewelry, vases and Baltimore-themed gifts, all created by 3-D artists using 3-D modeling software and fabricated… Read More
Baltimore County Delegate Dana Stein received a Legislative Leadership award from the Maryland Clean Energy Center at the Maryland Clean Energy Summit in October. Stein led the charge within the legislature to create the center. As a member of the Environmental Matters Committee, he has championed legislation to encourage development of community energy projects, improve… Read More
Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel was honored with the second annual Simon E. Sobeloff Law Society Award. Guest speakers at the October event included former Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals Irma Raker, Senior Federal United States District Court Judge Alex Williams Jr. and former Delegate Tim Maloney. Ceremony attendees included sitting and retired… Read More
The General Motors Foundation awarded a grant to Kennedy Krieger’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury. The center helps individuals with paralysis recover sensation, movement and independence through an intensive and innovative rehabilitation program.