Attention New Grads

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To the roughly 1.6 million college graduates in the Class of 2014, you have my heartiest congratulations — and my sympathies. I graduated during the recession of the early 1990s when finding a decent job was very difficult, so I have an inkling of the challenges many of you now face. Although available job-search technology… Read More

Pringle Joins WBAL

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WBAL-TV 11 welcomed Megan Pringle to WBAL-TV 11 News Today weekday mornings. Pringle joined Mindy Basara and Jason Newton on the show. “Megan’s long experience covering Baltimore news is the perfect complement to our already strong morning team,” said WBAL-TV President and General Manager Dan Joerres. Pringle served as a morning news anchor in Baltimore… Read More

Gavant Inducted as Fellow

Morris L. Gavant, M.D., has been inducted as a fellow in the American College of Radiology (ACR). Gavant is a partner physician at Advanced Radiology in Baltimore and an active staff physician at Baltimore Washington Medical Center, where he was formerly chief of the radiology department. He is a member of the ACR. Gavant received… Read More

JWI Awarded for Fraternity Programming

Jewish Women International (JWI) was awarded the Laurel Wreath Award for the Safe Smart Dating program by the North-American Interfraternity Conference. The award is presented to individuals or groups in recognition of their unique programs, community outreach or influence within the fraternal world. Safe Smart Dating is the first national program on dating abuse and… Read More

Eye On The Future

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Israel’s business community has increasingly turned eastward toward booming Asian markets — so much so it was recently reported that in 2014, Israel is expected to export more on an annual basis to Asia than it will to the United States. Fittingly, then, Asian countries had a major presence at the prestigious MIXiii — Israel… Read More

Seizing An Opportunity

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Living in the fast-paced world of evolving mobile technology, two young Israeli entrepreneurs have invented what they hope will revolutionize the one device that they feel “got left behind” and seems to have missed the mobile revolution train: the printer. Tuvia Elbaum and Matan Caspi, both 29 and students at the Jerusalem College of Technology… Read More

Hoffman Achieves Adviser Status

Benjamin K. Hoffman has become an Ameriprise Financial private wealth adviser. Hoffman, with an office in Timonium, is one of approximately 9 percent of the nearly 10,000 Ameriprise financial advisers to achieve this status. Hoffman is part of Slyker, Hoffman & Associates, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. As an Ameriprise private… Read More

FutureCare Among Best in America

FutureCare Health and Management, Maryland’s premier skilled nursing and rehabilitation provider, has announced that four of its facilities have been recognized on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Nursing Homes in America list for 2014. FutureCare Old Court, FutureCare Sandtown, FutureCare Lochearn and FutureCare Cold Spring all earned the highest possible rating, five stars… Read More

Weinberg Foundation Announces $8 Million Grant

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, has announced an $8 million grant for the extension of Kennedy Krieger Institute’s existing Weinberg Outpatient Center. Ellen M. Heller, Weinberg Foundation chair, noted that the Weinberg Foundation awarded this grant because Kennedy Krieger has trained and continues to… Read More

Weinberg Foundation Makes Key Move

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, has named Jonathan D. Hook as its first chief investment officer. Hook will work closely with the foundation’s Board of Trustees and with Rachel Garbow Monroe, the Weinberg Foundation’s president/CEO, to refine the foundation’s investment strategy. Hook, 56, comes… Read More