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July 18, 2013

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 CONTINUE »

July 18, 2013

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 CONTINUE »

July 18, 2013

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 CONTINUE »

July 18, 2013

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, CONTINUE »

July 18, 2013

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.CONTINUE »