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  • Harford County celebrates philanthropy

    Ted Hart will be part of the 8th Annual AFP-MD Harford County Celebration of Philanthropy on April 10 at the Water's Edge Corporate Center. Hart's morning educational session, "Social Networking & Online Fundraising Success" will precede the luncheon...
  • Orioles' Adam Jones to receive honor at 'Babe's Birthday Bash'

    Orioles' Adam Jones to receive honor at 'Babe's Birthday Bash'
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones will receive this year's Babe Ruth Museum Community Service Award on Thursday during the annual Babe's Birthday Bash. Each year, the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation gives the award to recognize "an active or former...
  • Abell Foundation joins suit against Ford over hybrid patents

    Abell Foundation joins suit against Ford over hybrid patents
    The Abell Foundation, best known for its charitable work battling poverty in Baltimore, went to court this week over a very different venture: designing hybrid engines for vehicles. Over the past 15 years, the foundation quietly became a player in the...
  • 'Bmore Gives More' tries to raise $5 million on #GivingTuesday

    'Bmore Gives More' tries to raise $5 million on #GivingTuesday
    Standing near a coal-fired stove in the kitchen of Joe Squared, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake tossed extra arugula on a slab of dough to create a "Bmore Gives More" pizza. The restaurant was taking part in #GivingTuesday, a day designed to foster online...
  • In Old Line Society, a new generation of philanthropists

    In Old Line Society, a new generation of philanthropists
    Brothers Justin and Jeremy Batoff are about to trade in their condominium overlooking the lacrosse fields at Johns Hopkins, their alma mater, for a Greenspring Valley farmhouse. They share a real estate portfolio. They work together at the family law...
  • Year-end tax planning important for upper income households

    Year-end tax planning important for upper income households
    A year ago, it was difficult for taxpayers to do last-minute tax planning because of uncertainty surrounding expiring tax breaks from the Bush era. Lawmakers were at loggerheads on which, if any, deductions and credits to keep and whether to let tax...
  • Local author Madison Smartt Bell releases third short story collection

    Local author Madison Smartt Bell releases third short story collection
    The author Madison Smartt Bell's 16th work of fiction, a book of short stories called "Zig Zag Wanderer" is guaranteed to make the author absolutely no money whatsoever. Nada. Zilch. Zip. Not one blessed penny. And he wouldn't have it any other way....
  • 'Tis the season to give away books around the city

    'Tis the season: the season of lights and decorations, the season of too much food, too much drink, too much hustle bustle, too much, too much.  'Tis also the season of giving: giving donations and time to favorite charities, giving gifts to family,...
  • More generous donations help fill the Empty Stocking

    More generous donations this week have continued to fill the Empty Stocking Fund, as the Harford County based charity works to help more than 300 Harford County families and senior citizens in need have a happier holiday season. Among the most recent...
  • Fundraising Omar comin'. Ya feel me?

    Fundraising Omar comin'.  Ya feel me?
    Omar comin'. But the scar-faced "Wire" character is not here to steal a dealer's stash or whip a weapon from his long overcoat. No, Omar Little is here to raise money for charity. The Twitter account @FundraisingOmar, which popped up last month,...
  • Woman hit by Circulator ran fundraising foundation for children's charities

    Woman hit by Circulator ran fundraising foundation for children's charities
    Neighbors of the woman struck and killed by a Charm City Circulator bus Tuesday say Stephanie Albright was a giving woman, caring mother and the unofficial "mayor" of her Howard County community. Baltimore police spokesman Jeremy Silbert said...
  • Carroll delegates offer reassurance on gaming bill prospects

    Carroll delegates offer reassurance on gaming bill prospects
    For the past six years, Carroll County has proposed a bill that would enable charitable organizations to host card game or casino night fundraisers. The proposal has been approved by either the House of Delegates or the Senate each year, but never by...