The College Savings Plans of Maryland has announced that the Maryland College Investment Plan, managed and distributed by T. Rowe Price, has been recognized as a “Gold”-rated 529 college savings plan by Morningstar, Inc. This is the fourth straight year the plan has received Morningstar’s highest rating.
Jennifer Steinhurst has been appointed development associate for the Edward A. Myerberg Center. In this newly created position, Steinhurst will support the center’s development and advancement efforts by coordinat-ing donor activities and volunteer projects. Steinhurst will also help coordinate the center’s annual spring fundraising event.
A resolution in support of local, state and federal campaigns to increase the minimum wage and link future increases to the cost-of-living index was adopted by the Temple Emanuel Board of Trustees, located in Kensington. The resolution declares: “We resolve that Temple Emanuel support efforts to increase the minimum wage — whether it is at… Read More
Community teens came together to fight hunger at BBYO Baltimore Council’s pre-screening of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” at Regal Hunt Valley, hosted in partnership with the JCC of Greater Baltimore, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, Capital Camps, the Center for Jewish Education, the Jewish Volunteer Connection, the Mitchell David Teen Center, and… Read More
Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT), the open Orthodox rabbinical school, has been awarded a second major grant ($1.2 million) from the Jim Joseph Foundation to support YCT’s transition to sustainability, which includes the succession in leadership from Rav Avi Weiss, the founding president, to Rabbi Asher Lopatin, president as of July 2013. The grant is extraordinary… Read More
Securityplus Federal Credit Union celebrated the grand opening of its newest Baltimore City location with an official ribbon cutting, followed by a ceremonial toast. The Northwest Plaza Branch, located at 4470 W. Northern Parkway in Baltimore, was built in very close proximity to the Social Security Administration’s soon-to-open Wabash facility, which will be home to… Read More
No matter what your tech IQ, chances are the Bmore 3D Store in Canton will blow your mind. But you’ll have to hurry. It’s only open through the end of December. The pop-up store sells unique items such as jewelry, vases and Baltimore-themed gifts, all created by 3-D artists using 3-D modeling software and fabricated… Read More
The Fields of Pikesville building won’t be getting a kosher market anytime soon, the realtor redeveloping the building said. Seasons, a New York-based kosher market, is instead planning to open at 401 Reisterstown Road, which was once home to Danielle’s Bluecrest Caterers. “We feel it’s a good growth neighborhood,” said Mayer Gold, Seasons’ owner. “It’s… Read More
Westminster mother Anna Lipka had always sensed something was interfering with her daughter Adrianna’s academic performance. Yet, none of the professionals who tested Adrianna could find anything out of the ordinary. “I knew she was very smart — she talked at 16 months and could memorize all the books I read to her,” Lipka said…. Read More
For coffee drinkers in the Jewish community, a kosher coffee that advertises benefits such as weight loss and increased focus and memory has made its way to Maryland. Javita coffee launched in 2011 with the introduction of its energy-plus-mind instant coffee. With ingredients such as South American estate-blend coffee (100 percent Arabica and Robusta), green… Read More