May 22, 2012
Ravens coach John Harbaugh will be honored tomorrow for his support of the U.S. Army. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno , the Chief of Staff of the Army, will present Harbaugh with one of five Outstanding Civilian Service Awards during a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. The program honors those who have passionately supported the U.S. Army. The citation that will be presented to Harbaugh by Gen. Odierno, the Chief of Staff of the Army, will read: “For outstanding service to the United States Army, Soldiers, families, veterans and military communities.
May 12, 2012
BETHESDA - A mother arrives at the Red Cross office at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on a mission for her son, a 23-year-old soldier and double amputee. He needs a back scratcher. With her bright eyes and wide smile, volunteer Janice Chance gives her that and more - a reassuring rub on the arm and an offer to do anything else she can for the soldier, who is visiting the hospital for tests. In a sense, Chance is here for her own son, too. Marine Capt. Jesse Melton III, the oldest of Chance's three children, was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan in 2008.
March 28, 2012
Well, that Brandon Jacobs to the Ravens' speculation didn't have much of a chance to heat up. A day after Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that the former New York Giants running back is "definitely" on the team's list, Jacobs signed a deal with the San Francisco 49ers, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. As I said earlier today, Jacobs wasn't a great fit for the Ravens, who are looking to give second-year running backs Anthony Allen and Damien Berry a bigger role after the retirement of Ricky Williams.
March 27, 2012
Maryland Golf & Country Clubs will be transformed March 31 into a "Night with the Stars" for the 8th Annual After dArc Gala to benefit The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region. More than 400 guests will be treated to star treatment, surprises, spectacular auction packages and live entertainment provided by the Klassix. Proceeds from the event benefit individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in Harford, Cecil and Kent counties. During March, declared Disabilities Awareness Month, The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region joins chapters throughout the country to promote awareness.
January 9, 2012
Annual Sing for King concert features local soloists The city of Laurel and the Laurel Clergy Association will present the fifth annual Sing for King celebration on Sunday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 15000 First Baptist Lane (off Cherry Lane just west of Van Dusen Road). The free celebration marks the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the eve of the King holiday. The celebration will feature the Sing for King Choir performing works by Mack Statham, a Laurel composer and organist at First United Methodist Church.
December 14, 2011
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows, North Point Lodge 4, thanks the crew of Baltimore County Firehouse 5 and their community for their continuous support in collecting donations for our Marine Mail Project. Over the last four years, the Halethorpe community has enabled the IOOF to send out approximately 3,000 care boxes to frontline soldiers in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Firehouse 5 has single-handedly allowed us to mail our soldiers approximate 200 care boxes every quarter.