Two gubernatorial candidates last week turned their attention to Maryland’s education achievement gap and early childhood education. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown on Tuesday unveiled his Running Start Maryland program, which would pave the way for universal pre-kindergarten. Thursday, Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler held a round-table discussion at Loyola University about Maryland’s achievement gap. If… Read More
B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group announced the opening of Holiday Inn Express & Suites Germantown on Aug. 28, following a $3 million renovation. It was formerly known as the Hampton Inn Germantown.
Sharon Sanders, R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A., was recently promoted to vice president of clinical integration at Carroll Hospital Center. Formerly the assistant vice president of clinical integration, Sanders will be responsible for monitoring how patients are managed in all aspects of their care within the hospital, following discharge and in the community.
Columbia Festival of the Arts announced its 2013-2014 board of directors. The new president of the board is Lawrence D. Coppel, attorney at Gordon Feinblatt LLC; vice president is Lee Sachs, arts advocate; treasurer is Larry Evans, director of purchasing and contracting services for LG-Tek; and secretary is Laura Wetherald, bureau chief of recreation and… Read More
On Oct. 3, the law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC and its 155 employees celebrated the 100th anniversary of the historic Garrett Building and the 60th anniversary of the firm by holding an anniversary party in the building’s stately two-story conference center. Opened in 1913, the Garrett Building was praised as “one of the handsomest… Read More
When she learned the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism Centennial Conference was to be held in Baltimore, a light went on in Shoshana Harris’ head. Harris, who sings in Beth Israel Congregation’s choir, Shirat HaLev, as well as Chizuk Amuno Congregation’s a cappella choir, Kol Rinah, thought the conference presented a great opportunity for singers… Read More
Actor and comedian Richard Kind, prominent local volunteer Shirley Cohen and Israeli Defense Forces lone soldier Risa Kelemer will highlight the fifth annual Friends of the IDF Gala on Oct. 29. For the Midatlantic chapter of the FIDF, this year’s event is especially exciting. In addition to being the first time the chapter will include… Read More
The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School has announce the appointment of Rabbi Mitchel Malkus as new head of school. Rabbi Malkus began his tenure Aug. 1. He comes to CESJDS with deep educational credentials and an impressive track record at the Rabbi Jacob Pressman Academy of Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles, an early… Read More
The Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality has been awarded a $2.1 million contract to develop, implement and study a program that better supports people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) following hospitalization — a period when patients are especially prone to re-hospitalization. The three-year project will be funded by the Patient-Centered… Read More