Giant Honored By USO

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Giant Food of Landover, Md., was honored by the USO of Metropolitan Washington and named to USO-Metro’s 2013 Circle of the Stars during the nonprofit’s 10th Annual Stars and Stripes Night networking event at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Va. USO-Metro’s 2013 Circle of Stars is an elite award bestowed on the top-level corporate… Read More

Abilities Network Names President

Abilities Network has announced longtime board member Maxine Seidman, co-founder and executive director of Play Keepers, Inc., as the organization’s new board president. Seidman began her involvement with Abilities Network in 1992. Her dedication to the agency made her the ideal candidate. Seidman’s involvement with the agency extends outside of Abilities Network’s board of directors,… Read More

Bozzuto Homes Honored

Bozzuto Homes, a division of Bozzuto Group, a Greenbelt, Md.-based real estate services company, has been recognized in five categories by the Great American Living Awards, an annual program that recognizes the building industries top achievers. This year, Bozzuto Homes achieved awards in five categories and was also recognized as one of the region’s leaders… Read More

Lawyers Volunteer For Low-Income Residents

In the past year, 188 lawyers provided free or reduced-fee legal services to low-income Baltimore City residents through the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service. Founded in 1981, MVLS is a nonprofit organization that provides free legal assistance to low-income people throughout Maryland.  In the past year, 815 volunteer attorneys accepted and closed nearly 3,000 pro bono… Read More

Pikesville Chamber Announces Board

The Pikesville Chamber of Commerce announced its new executive board at its annual update on Oct. 10, at Ruth’s Chris in Pikesville. Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond spoke at the breakfast. The new board members are: President Marcy Gorman of BB&T Quarry Lake; Vice President Mark Pressman of North Oaks Retirement Community; Secretary Kristen Cooper… Read More

Carroll Welcomes New Orthopaedics Providers

Carroll Hospital Center has welcomed the addition of Jessica Wertz, D.O., and Melanie Uebele, P.A.-C., to Carroll Health Group Orthopaedics. Carroll Health Group is Carroll Hospital Center’s affiliated multispecialty practice group. Dr. Wertz specializes in sports medicine. She received her fellowship training at Ohio State University Sports Medicine in Columbus. Physician assistant Uebele sees patients… Read More

Talk Links Heartburn to Cancer

White Marsh Library has partnered with the Esophageal Cancer Action Network to host a free special health awareness event. Taking Steps to Save Lives: Because Heartburn Can Cause Cancer will take place at the library (8133 Sandpiper Circle, Baltimore) on Nov. 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Designed to help members of the community… Read More

Seven Strategies For Managing Millenials

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I recently presented a workshop to the Darrell D. Friedman Institute for Professional Development at the Weinberg Center on Managing Millennials in the Workplace. What is a millennial? Millennials were born between 1980 and 2000 — and they are entering the workforce.  As people are living longer and working longer, this has led to three… Read More

Women of MACo Named Almond President

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Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond was unanimously elected as the next president of the Women of MACo (Maryland Association of Counties) at the recently concluded MACo Summer Conference. She will lead the bipartisan statewide group of elected women for the next two years. Almond represents the 2nd Council District, which includes Reisterstown, Pikesville, Owings Mills… Read More

Hilton Named Special Appeals Clerk

Philip Gregory Hilton has been named clerk of the Court of Special Appeals. Hilton has been with the Court of Special Appeals since 2009. He was appointed assistant chief deputy clerk in October 2009 and was promoted to chief deputy clerk in July 2011.