January 31, 2010
President Obama said in his State of the Union address that we need to restore trust in the government. Our country was founded on distrust of government. Read the Declatation of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the writings of the Founding Fathers. Distrust of big government is the basis of freedom. Ted Hartka, Phoenix
November 15, 1998
Mission: To champion the preservation of Maryland's capital city through museum programs, restoration, public advocacy, research, archaeology, collections, protective easements and conservation of historic sites. The foundation's flagship museum, the William Paca House, is the restored home of William Paca, signer of the Declaration of Independence and Revolutionary-era governor of Maryland.Latest accomplishment: More than 1,000 people participated in HAF's seventh annual "Annapolis by Candlelight," a two-evening tour of 15 historic private homes and public buildings.
February 22, 2009
The Marriott Waterfront mezzanine was a mob scene. About 800 folks filled the floor for the cocktail hour of the fifth annual Aspire Gala benefiting the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation. "It warms my heart that, in an economy like this, we still sell out," said foundation executive director Steve Salem. "That's not an easy thing to do." Among the guests were almost 50 current and former pro baseball players and coaches, including the evening's honorees, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer and former University of Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz.
April 17, 1991
A foundation aimed at cultivating leadership qualities in high school sophomores is considering Columbia as its Maryland chapter's permanent home.The Hugh O'Brian Youth Foundation, founded by 1950s television actor Hugh O'Brian, has held several of its annual Maryland Leadership Seminars at the Columbia Inn. Members of the foundation's state board of directors are considering making that the permanent location and setting up a state chapter office in...
June 18, 1998
Louis F. Linden has resigned after more than three years as executive director of the Constellation Foundation, which is conducting a $9 million restoration of the historic 1854 warship."
September 25, 2010
In the three years that she battled leukemia, Kamryn Lambert spent more time at the University of Maryland Hospital for Children in Baltimore than she did at home with her family. When she was home in Pasadena, Kami, as she was called, would often accompany her maternal grandmother, Debi Katzenberger, on shopping trips for pajamas. "She rarely ever got to go to school, so her way of expressing herself and being able to always be fashionable was to always buy really fun or cool pajamas when she returned to the hospital," Katzenberger recalled last week.