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Today with people’s short attention spans, companies that advertise sometimes are challenged in drawing attention to their ads. If you’ve ever been to a comedy club, you know that the big laughs come from the comics who talk about topics that resonate with their audiences.  Whether it’s about problems with technology, dating woes, raising kids… Read More

Friedman Honored By Daily Record

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Profiles, Inc. has announced that The Daily Record has selected Amy Burke Friedman, vice president, to receive its 2013 Leading Women Award. The publication’s list of Leading Women honors 50 women who are 40 years of age or younger. A panel of six judges selected the honorees based on their professional experience, community involvement and… Read More

Frank Named Chair of Hospitals

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MedStar Health has named Dana Frank, M.D., F.A.C.P., as chairman of the integrated departments of medicine at MedStar Good Samaritan and MedStar Union Memorial hospitals. Frank has more than 31 years of experience as an internal medicine physician. He earned his medical degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and completed both his internship… Read More

Bare Skinlabs Opens In Greenspring Station

Greenspring Station announced that Bare Skinlabs joined its mix of tenants in October, offering esthetic services that combine the latest in skin-care technology with custom-blended, organic products. Designed to be the area’s ultimate destination for beauty services and skin-care treatments, Bare Skinlabs will marry traditional services such as waxing, face care and body care with… Read More

Port Discovery Receives $150K Grant

Port Discovery Children’s Museum has been awarded a $150,000 federal grant through the Museums for America program from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). With the grant, Port Discovery will design, fabricate, install and promote Here We Grow, a new exhibit that will explore agriculture through the themes of science and technology, history,… Read More

UMD Breaks Ground On Research Building

University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece joined University of Maryland, Baltimore campus President Jay A. Perman in breaking ground on a 428,970-square-foot, 10-story, $305.4 million research facility that will enable the School of Medicine to retain its position as one of the leading biomedical research institutions in the world. This will… Read More

Holiday Inn Opens in Germantown

B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group announced the opening of Holiday Inn Express & Suites Germantown on Aug. 28, following a $3 million renovation. It was formerly known as the Hampton Inn Germantown.

Sanders Promoted at Carroll

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Sharon Sanders, R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A., was recently promoted to vice president of clinical integration at Carroll Hospital Center. Formerly the assistant vice president of clinical integration, Sanders will be responsible for monitoring how patients are managed in all aspects of their care within the hospital, following discharge and in the community.

Columbia Festival Of The Arts Announces Board

Columbia Festival of the Arts announced its 2013-2014 board of directors. The new president of the board is Lawrence D. Coppel, attorney at Gordon Feinblatt LLC; vice president is Lee Sachs, arts advocate; treasurer is Larry Evans, director of purchasing and contracting services for LG-Tek; and secretary is Laura Wetherald, bureau chief of recreation and… Read More

Feinblatt Celebrates 60th Anniversary

On Oct. 3, the law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC and its 155 employees celebrated the 100th anniversary of the historic Garrett Building and the 60th anniversary of the firm by holding an anniversary party in the building’s stately two-story conference center. Opened in 1913, the Garrett Building was praised as “one of the handsomest… Read More