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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | July 21, 1998
Charles R. Larson, who recently retired as superintendent of the Naval Academy, has been named to Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s board of directors, the company announced yesterday.The announcement was made by BGE Chairman Christian H. Poindexter, a 1960 Naval Academy graduate whose brother John was Larson's roommate at the academy in 1957.John Poindexter was President Reagan's national security adviser during the Iran-Contra scandal.Christian Poindexter said in a statement that Larson was tapped for his "14 years in command at the highest levels of the military" and his "leadership, management and strategic planning experience."
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | October 3, 2014
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore on Friday named Joel Tinsley-Hall as its new executive director, effective immediately. The decision comes amid tensions between the community and the center, and after a community-led interview of Tinsley-Hall last month became contentious at times. Tinsley-Hall, 39, is an 8-year Army veteran and a former supervisor of the University of Maryland's Harbor City Unlimited residential rehabilitation program for patients with mental illness.
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By JoAnna Daemmrich and JoAnna Daemmrich,Sun Staff Writer | April 25, 1995
Less than a week after Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke reassigned the head of Baltimore's beleaguered economic development agency, the City Council proposed that he disband the agency's board of directors and leave future decisions up to business leaders.The council approved with little discussion a measure last night that calls on Mr. Schmoke to replace the board overseeing the Baltimore Development Corp., which has come under sharp criticism for shortcomings in attracting and retaining businesses.
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July 31, 2013
Carla Sparrow was installed as a new member of the Havre de Grace Rotary Club. The club's outgoing president, Rob Magee, and Rotary District Governor Bill Yeakel, led Sparrow's installation ceremony. The object of rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and the values of high ethical standard. Rotary Club of Havre de Grace also installed its newly-elected board of directors. Rotary International's goal for 2013-2014 is "Engage Rotary, Change Lives.
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January 4, 2004
The Carroll County Equestrian Council recently elected officers and a board of directors for 2004. Officers are Carolyn A. Garber, president; Judy Taylor, vice president; Darlene Welsh, treasurer; Janet Breeding, recording secretary; Peggy Miller, Equestrian Center manager. Board of directors members are Nell Faass, Marlene Perricone, Carol Sanders, April Stull and Joe Zentgraf. Founded in 1984, the Equestrian Council operates with the Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks to promote public equine recreational opportunities using parks, facilities, volunteers and local organizations.
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By Allison Klein and Allison Klein,SUN STAFF | December 2, 2001
A Baltimore Police Law Enforcement Explorer Post asked 16-year-old DeRay McKesson and a group of six other teens for $3,000 yesterday. McKesson told them he'd consider it. "Thank you for coming," McKesson told members of the Explorer Post, who want the funds to install address signs on houses in East Baltimore. "We'll let you know soon." After they left the room, McKesson and the rest of the panel listened to a plea from teens from the Pigtown Dance Committee who wanted $2,600 to start a summer academic tutoring program.
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By Brenda J. Buote and Brenda J. Buote,SUN STAFF | July 25, 1999
Carroll County Commissioner Julia Walsh Gouge now holds a national office.She was appointed to the board of directors for the National Association of Counties last Tuesday, at the lobbying group's annual conference in St. Louis. Commissioners Robin Bartlett Frazier and Donald I. Dell also attended the five-day event. They returned to Carroll County Wednesday."It was a surprise and an honor," said Gouge, who was the only elected official from Maryland to be appointed to the board by NACo president C. Vernon Gray.
BUSINESS
By Alec Matthew Klein and Alec Matthew Klein,Sun Staff Writer | May 15, 1995
In the parlance of bureaucracy, the GBA is moving from the BMC to the GBC.In layman's terms, the Greater Baltimore Alliance, a nonprofit regional economic development and marketing program, is being shifted from under the Baltimore Metropolitan Council to the Greater Baltimore Committee."
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By Vicki Wellford and Vicki Wellford,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | May 7, 1996
THE ODENTON Heritage Society will hold a general meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Odenton Library to elect officers and a board of directors.Shrimp and bull roastThe Sons of the American Legion from Post 276 are holding a shrimp and bull roast from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. May 18. Donations are $20 a person in advance or $22 at the door. Music will be provided by the band "Quick Change."The legion hall is at 8068 Quarterfield Road, Severn.Information: 410-551-6659.Membership meetingThe Greater Odenton Improvement Association will hold a general membership meeting at 7: 30 p.m. May 15 at the Odenton Volunteer Fire Hall on Route 175.Dale McArdle, the director of housing services for Associated Catholic Charities, will explain a proposal for an independent living facility on Odenton Road, while Tom Andrews, the county's land use and environment officer, will explain the federal and state wetlands permits necessary to develop the Odenton Town Center.
BUSINESS
By Timothy J. Mullaney | June 15, 1991
Shareholders of Baltimore Bancorp handed management another defeat yesterday, but Chairman Harry L. Robinson said that he is confident that he will be able to keep control of the company.Shareholders overwhelmingly approved a proposal that would force the company to set up a shareholder advisory committee, which would meet quarterly with the company's board of directors in an effort to make management listen more closely to shareholder concerns.In other news, management said U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz has promised to rule by June 25 on all of the legal issues in Baltimore Bancorp's suit against a group of dissident shareholders.
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March 6, 2012
Bonnie Heneson Communications, a full-service marketing communications agency hired Owings Mills-resident Amanda Garman as graphic designer. Garman specializes in web design, logo design, branding, typography and layout. Prior to joining BHC, Garman interned for Baltimore Magazine, where she helped the art director create advertisements for events, including web banners, signage and magazine ads. In addition, Garman conducted image research and photo editing, and helped with editorial layout.
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January 31, 2012
Del. Steve DeBoy, who represents Arbutus, Lansdowne and part of Catonsville in District 12A, has been named to the board of directors for the Baltimore Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. Barry Williams, a Lansdowne High graduate who is now director of the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks, will preside as chairman of the 86-member Scouts board for a second term. Williams is the nephew of Margaret Williams, a black Cowdensville resident who sued to gain entrance to all-white Catonsville High School in 1936.
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October 7, 2011
Vinson Bankoski joined the community board of directors at the Arbutus Senior Center for a two-year term. He is the associate executive director at theCharlestown retirement community, where he oversees daily operations of the 110-acre campus, which is home to 2,100 residents. The Towson resident holds degrees from the Culinary Institute of America and Florida International University. He earned a Master of Arts in Aging Services from the Erickson School at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
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October 7, 2011
United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland, a nonprofit organization with locations in Arbutus and Halethorpe to support individuals with disabilities achieve independence and productivity, name these women to its board of directors: • Vanessa Jones, a Gwynn Oak resident, who works as a credentialing assistant program manager for the Maryland State Department of Education's Office of Child Care. She formerly held the position of education coordinator for the Baltimore City Child Care Resource Center Head Start.
NEWS
April 11, 2009
On April 8, 2009, BIG EASY; devoted father of Dawn Tharp and her husband Scott; loving grandfather of Isabel and Joslyn; lifelong brother of Dan and Debi Shannahan; member of the National Alliance of Fat Boys since 1984 serving on the Board of Directors (for over 25 years) - gone, but never forgotten. Also survived by many dedicated friends. A service will be held at the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace Avenue, on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Visiting hours on Saturday, 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Interment private.
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By TIM SMITH and TIM SMITH,tim.smith@baltsun.com | January 15, 2009
The recession - or is it the Great Depression II? - continues to take its toll on the local arts scene. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra laid off five of its 67 administrative employees and changed one full-time position to part-time yesterday in an effort to reduce expenditures. Those moves, along with a decision not to fill certain open staff positions, will save the BSO about $500,000. "We can see that the economic downturn is going to be a lot more prolonged than we had expected," president/CEO Paul Meecham said.
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By Ivan Penn and James Bock and Ivan Penn and James Bock,Sun Staff Writers | August 14, 1994
The NAACP board of directors that is to convene in Baltimore Saturday to weigh the fate of Executive Director Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. is much like the civil rights group itself -- largely middle-aged, middle-class, tradition-minded -- and far too numerous to fit in most board rooms.The 64 members of the NAACP board include lawyers, doctors, preachers, judges, civil servants, trade unionists, business people, retirees and students. More than half hail from Southern and border states stretching from Maryland to Texas.
NEWS
June 20, 2000
The Jim Rouse Entrepreneurial Fund (JREF), a private not-for-profit loan fund, recently elected members to its board of directors. They include the following people: John Sommerer of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Diane Spruill of Columbia Bank, Ken Wilmers of FUTUREKIDS School Technology Solutions, and Clarence Wooten of Network Solutions/ImageCafM-i Division. JREF also elected officers for the 2000-2001 year, including Anthony Tangires, Karen Schonfeld, Edward Waddell, Judy Clayton and Harvey Steinman.
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By Tyeesha Dixon and Tyeesha Dixon,tyeesha.dixon@baltsun.com | January 11, 2009
In light of a shaky economy and increased volunteer leadership, the Annapolis Business Association has eliminated the paid position of executive director, which Clare Vanderbeek held since 2007. "We basically came together as a board and made the decision to eliminate the position," said Jessica Jordan, president of the association's board of directors and owner of Paradigm boutique on Main Street. "I think it is positive for the organization. ... I think we have a lot of momentum going, and we are making the decision to use our funds differently."
BUSINESS
October 25, 2008
Awards * MGH, an Owings Mills-based marketing communications agency, received three certificates of excellence from Graphic Design USA for its work on behalf of Texas Instruments; Center for Eating Disorders, Sheppard Pratt; and Lee Read Jewelers. * Mary Sipes, senior sales manager of the Hyatt Regency Baltimore, was named by the National Academy Foundation as its Hospitality & Tourism Professional of the Year. On the board * United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland announced the appointment of Melissa Berge to a seat on its board of directors.
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