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October 17, 2013

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 CONTINUE »

October 17, 2013

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 CONTINUE »

October 17, 2013

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 CONTINUE »

October 17, 2013

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 CONTINUE »

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BY Elliot Lasson
September 21, 2013

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 CONTINUE »