UMMC President and CEO Retires

Jeffrey A. Rivest, who has served as president and chief executive officer of the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) since 2004, retiried at the end of August 2015. UMMC is the flagship academic medical center of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS). “On behalf of the UMMS and UMMC family, I want to… Read More

Sarbanes Announces Grants to Community Colleges

Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) announced that Baltimore City Community College, Montgomery College/ Rockville, Community College of Baltimore County/Catonsville, Community College of Baltimore County, Howard Community College and University of Maryland/College Park will receive approximately $1.9 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Education’s (DOE) Student Support Services Program. The grant initiative helps community colleges… Read More

Maller Named Financial Planner of the Year

Peter Maller, founder and president of Maller Wealth Advisors and registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors (LFA), was recently named LFA Planner of the Year for 2014. Maller has been named LFA Planner of the Year seven times in the last eight years. The Planner of the Year recognition is awarded annually to the leading… Read More

Myerberg Awarded for Women’s Programs

The Edward A. Myerberg Center has received a second year of funding from the Jewish Women’s Giving Foundation of Baltimore, a program of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, the center’s executive director, David Golaner,announced. The $19,400 grant supports a part-time social worker to coordinate services for women age 55 and over in the… Read More

Bonnie Heneson Communications Awarded

Bonnie Heneson Communications (BHC), a full-service marketing communications firm, received gold and bronze Aster Awards and a Superior Award recognizing publications the agency created for Howard County General Hospital. Wellness Matters, a community magazine BHC writes and designs that is distributed to more than 200,000 residents of Howard County and surrounding areas, was recognized with… Read More

Komen Maryland Awarded

Komen Maryland’s Regional Breast Health Consortia Program received the 2015 Exemplary Collaboration Award from the statewide Maryland Cancer Collaborative. The Komen Maryland Regional Consortia Program brings together concerned breast care professionals, advocates and community leaders in regions throughout the Affiliate service area to network and discuss information and services focused on breast cancer prevention, education,… Read More

JMM Wins National Award

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) recently honored the Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM), Maryland Historical Society and Minotaur Mazes with a Leadership in History Award for its original exhibit, The A-Mazing Mendes Cohen. The Museum was selected as a 2015 Award of Merit winner by the Leadership in History awards committee…. Read More

Pearlstone Moves Kosher Certification to Orthodox Union

The Pearlstone Center announced that it moved its kosher certification from Star-K to the Orthodox Union, effective Aug. 3. “The move was made to enable Pearlstone to better fulfill its mission and serve its guests in providing the highest level of kashrut balanced with the flexibility to provide exciting and cutting-edge new services,” a news… Read More

Susan G. Komen Maryland Honored

Susan G. Komen Maryland’s Regional Breast Health Consortia Program received the 2015 Exemplary Collaboration Award from the statewide Maryland Cancer Collaborative. Present to receive the award on behalf of the entire Komen Maryland team were Kelly Kesler, community health director, Lori Yates, community health manager, and Komen board member Phyllis Gray. The program brings together… Read More

Children’s Hospital Unveils NICU

The University of Maryland Children’s Hospital (UMCH), in conjunction with the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics, unveiled its new 37,000-square-foot Drs. Rouben and Violet Jiji Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The new unit, triple the size of the previous NICU, will meet the rapidly rising need for specialty care and innovative research… Read More