April 30, 2012
Harford County-based human resources firm HR Solutions LLC has been named one of the 2012 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award winners for the region that includes Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. Firm founder and president Renée McNally attributes the selection of HR Solutions to the top 100 list to a variety of factors, including business growth and community involvement. Founded in 2004, HR Solutions experienced significant revenue growth over the past two years, growing more than 45 percent annually from 2009 to 2011.
March 27, 2012
Aramark will lay off 64 workers in Silver Spring in May when it stops managing the Kirkland Conference Center at the National Labor College, the company told state officials Tuesday. Aramark filed a notice with the state Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. The company said it would stop providing management services as of May 21. Lorraine.email@example.com Text BUSINESS to 70701 to get Baltimore Sun Business text alerts
March 8, 2012
St. Vincent Pallotti High's spring gala fundraiser, "Mardi Gras Madness," will be held Saturday, March 24 from 7 to 11 p.m., at the University of Maryland, Marriott Inn and Conference Center, 3501 University Blvd. east, in Hyattsville. The fundraiser includes a silent auction and a live auction with Scott Wykoff of WBAL radio. Individual tickets are $75, couples pay $140 and a table of 10 costs $650. Ticket prices includes catered dinner stations, including peel-and-eat shrimp, and an open bar. The Pallotti Band will perform jazz under the direction of Niko Iampieri, and there will be dancing with Class DJ's.
November 3, 2011
Arissa Jeffries , 17, of Ellicott City competed for the title of Miss Maryland Teen USA 2012 Oct. 28-30, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, in Bethesda. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orndorff Jeffries. She attends Howard Community College and her activities and hobbies include piano, violin, singing, modeling and acting. Arissa's goal is to attend medical school, earn a degree in psychology and own her own rehabilitation clinic.
May 25, 2011
Construction magnate Willard Hackerman has offered to finance and build an 18,500-seat arena in downtown Baltimore, civic leaders say, freeing taxpayers from having to foot the bill and significantly increasing the chances that plans for a $900 million convention center expansion and arena will become a reality. News of Hackerman's offer was made public Wednesday at the annual meeting of the Greater Baltimore Committee, a private business group that has been exploring ways to build an arena that would be combined with an expanded convention center to bolster the city's tourism business and add life to Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
January 26, 2011
Henderson's Wharf, an inn and conference center in Fells Point, has been named one of the Top 25 Hotels in the World by TripAdvisor's Travel Choice Awards 2011. The waterfront inn is ranked No. 20 in the world and No. 2 in the United States. No other hotel in the Mid-Atlantic region was named to either of those lists. Henderson's Wharf, which survived the onslaught of Tropical Storm Isabel and came out looking even better, has been a favorite of TripAdvisor for several years.