Thayer Promoted at KatzAbosch

The partners of KatzAbosch are proud to announce that Arlene Thayer, AAAMP, has been promoted to executive vice president. Thayer has been with the firm for 11 years and is its chief operating officer, working mostly with shareholders and department heads on running the firm as a strategic administrator. In her new role as executive… Read More

Back Talk

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Akiva Shmidman has been a practicing physical therapist since 2003, first in New York and now for the past nine years in Baltimore. The 36-year-old Pikesville resident, who specializes in sports medicine, has seen his share of patients with lower back pain. The BeActive brace, a product Shmidman invented to help these patients, will soon… Read More

And, the Price is Right

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Meat lovers rejoice, because there’s a new kosher game in town that rivals in both price and quality the wood-paneled, white-tableclothed varieties that have for years plied their trade in offering decidedly treif hunks of juicy steak. The brainchild of Accents Grill and Cocoaccinos owners Lara and Larry Franks, Serengeti aims to do for Baltimore… Read More

Local Businesses Hold Their Own

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When Foundry Row is up and running in 2016, an LA Fitness will be next door to Lynne Brick’s and only a few miles from Brick Bodies and Planet Fitness, all three owned or franchised by the same local company. But Lynne Brick, president and founder of the female-only Lynne Brick’s and coed Brick Bodies… Read More

Maller Receives Leadership Award

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Peter Maller, founder and president of Maller Wealth Advisors in Hunt Valley, has received the National Corporate Leadership Award from The Friends of Chabad at Johns Hopkins University, a student social service, humanitarian and support organization and a center for education and outreach activities serving the Jewish community. With more than 20 years of experience… Read More

Restaurant Association Announces New Officers, Members

The Restaurant Association of Maryland has announced new officers and directors to its board of directors. Their board term is effective July 1. Officers hold their post for one year, while directors have a three-year term. The new officers are Sherry Giovannoni, owner of The Fish Market in Clinton; Eric King, owner of the Shanty… Read More

ScholarChip Coming to Owings Mills

ScholarChip, a New York-based company recently awarded a contract from the Baltimore County Public School system, has signed a lease with St. John Properties, Inc. for 7,560 square feet of space at 9 Easter Court, a LEED-designed, single-story, 30,120-square-foot office building contained within Dolfield Business Park in Owings Mills. ScholarChip has pioneered technology and products… Read More

Kidney Foundation Honors Owings Mills Volunteers

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The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland recently presented its Ambassador Family of the Year Award to Rose and Jeffrey Karlan at its annual volunteer awards reception at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. “We could not exist without our volunteers whose efforts help us to make the community aware of the life-sustaining role the kidneys play… Read More

Har Sinai Presents Einhorn Award Honorees

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Har Sinai Congregation recognized this year’s Rabbi David Einhorn Award recipients — Dr. Robert Brookland, David and Marilyn Carp, Rabbi Floyd and Barbara Herman, Rabbi Edward Israel (posthumously) and Howard and Judith Kahn­ — at an awards ceremony and dessert reception on June 8. The award recognizes families and individuals who exemplify Jewish values, show… Read More

Baltimore County Recognizes Small Businesses

Thirty-nine locally owned businesses were honored at the Baltimore County Commercial Revitalization Awards, a new program that recognizes businesses, property owners, volunteers and organizations that contribute to the well-being of Baltimore County’s Commercial Revitalization Districts. The Baltimore County Department of Planning invited chambers of commerce and business associations to make nominations in 11 categories. Among… Read More