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Suzy Serpico, 32, starts her days early, with a swim, bike or run before heading to her job as a physical education teacher at Hammond Elementary School. Several evenings a week, the Columbia resident trains for an hour and a half with personal...
In their commentary ("Six steps for post-Alonso school reform," May 14), Thomas Wilcox, Diane Bell-McKoy and Laura Gamble use many lofty and idealistic sounding words to promote their vision. However, it bears noting that education "reformers" are well-...
A 24-hour charity marathon raised more than $600,000 for Anne Arundel County nonprofit groups this week. The "Great Give," organized by the Community Foundation for Anne Arundel County, encouraged donors to give to their favorite charities through a...
Tags: Social Services, Annapolis
The Columbia Foundation announced a name change Tuesday, May 15 before its 31st annual Spring Party at the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center at Howard Community College. The community foundation, which was founded in 1969 by Columbia founder...
Tags: Ken Ulman
Hundreds of Anne Arundel County charities are hoping to get a fundraising boost from a round-the-clock, online donation event. The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County will host the "Great Give" from 7 p.m. Wednesday through 7 p.m. on Thursday....
Tags: Social Services
Amy Michelle Gross has been appointed to replace Robert W. Schaefer as executive director of the France-Merrick Foundation, the Baltimore-based charity announced Tuesday. Schaefer is retiring after 17 years leading the area's fourth largest charitable...
Albert J. A. "Jay" Young, and Orsia F. Young, have received the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Maryland - Harford County Chapter's second "Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser" award, presented at seventh annual Harford County Celebration of...
Johns Hopkins announced Saturday a $4.5 billion fundraising goal — among the largest in the country — to help the university and health system address some of the world's most challenging issues, including water scarcity, education quality and...
In February, I wrote about 93-year-old John F. "Jack" Feezer, a Sykesville resident who penned a memoir about growing up in rural Howard County during the Roaring '20s and the Great Depression. Feezer went on to become a successful businessman, with a...
Americans' hearts going out to the victims of the marathon bombing in Boston, which means, of course, con artists will have to take advantage of that. The Federal Trade Commission is warning people to be leery of charity solicitations from telemarketers....
In a quiet block in Southwest Baltimore, a warm wind blows plastic bags along a sidewalk. Boarded-up rowhomes line the streets. A pile of mattresses rests on a trash heap in someone's former backyard. A lonely placard reads, "Stop shooting – start...
Tags: Timonium, Theft, Activism, Christianity, H.L. Mencken
In the year since Exelon Corp. acquired Baltimore's Constellation Energy Group, the company has donated more than $300,000 to first-responders in the region. It is handing out thousands of free trees to Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers. It is...
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