Gary Kassimir of Pikesville-based Kassimir Physical Therapy has renewed the distinguished Certified Hand Therapist designation after completing all requirements in March 2013. Kassimir has been credentialed by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission since 1998 after meeting strict eligibility requirements. Certification is granted for five years, and there are approximately 5,400 individuals worldwide hold this designation.
Kristi Frisch has joined the Fallston Group as client services manager. In this role, Frisch will develop and manage client relationships while enhancing the crisis management and communications firm’s local and national business development efforts. Frisch has extensive experience in marketing and communications with a background in client-facing services. Her most recent position was communications… Read More
National Aquarium announced Eric Sch-waab as its first-ever chief conservation officer. Schwaab currently serves as Acting Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Management for the US Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). He previously worked for the National Marine Fisheries Service as well as the Maryland Department of Natural resources, where he served… Read More
The Cordish Companies has been selected by the Mobile Airport Authority to develop portions of Brookley Aeroplex. The total build-out of the aerospace hub is envisioned to include 6 million square feet of commercial space, housing 6,000 to 10,000 employees and create a net increase of more than 4,000 jobs. In 2012, it was announced… Read More
The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Jewish Heritage announced Bruce C. Ratner as the chairman-elect, a new position created to facilitate an orderly succession of the leadership of the board. Ratner will work closely with Robert M. Morgenthau, chairman of the board, in a transitional leadership capacity. Following the transition period, the board… Read More
Robert Sugarman was elected to a one-year term as chairman of Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations. A retired lawyer, Sugarman has held board positions with organizations such as Hillel of New York, UJA Federation, Lawyers’ Division and the Museum of Jewish History. He also served for three decades with the Anti-Defamation League,… Read More
Roni Bar-Shir is the recipient of this year’s Martin S. Saxon Educational Vision Award from the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore, as well as the Educational Excellence Award in Early Childhood Education from the Macks Center for Jewish Education. Bar-Shir has also been named Assistant Director of the Meyerhoff Park Heights ECE.
The Baltimore Community Foundation has elected Josh E. Fidler of Chesapeake Realty Partners and Chesapeake Realty Management to its board of trustees. Fidler has joined the Budget and Finance Committee. The Baltimore Community Foundation was established by community leaders in 1972 to provide a way for individual philanthropists to pool resources and work together to… Read More
The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland presented its Santé Committee All-Star Award to Caryn Sagal at its annual Volunteer Awards Reception at The Baltimore Museum of Industry. Sagal promotes the foundation’s events, programs and services as senior vice president of Lawrence Howard & Associates. In the evening hours, she volunteers those services on several event… Read More
With a name like “Planet Egg,” it has got to be wacky and wonderful. The outlandish, other-worldly production from PuppetCinema, a company founded by Israeli puppeteer, actor and filmmaker Zvi Sahar, is headed for Baltimore’s Theatre Project from July 25 to 28. “I like to say that ‘Planet Egg’ is an amalgam of live puppetry,… Read More