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August 22, 1994
Jan Ferguson has been appointed to the Anne Arundel Community College Foundation's board of directors.The foundation develops endowments for college scholarships and raises money for college building projects.Ms. Ferguson, an Anne Arundel Community College graduate, is president of Jan Ferguson Inc., an Annapolis interior plantscaping company.She and foundation member Marge Teel will lead the foundation's Special Events Committee, which coordinates fund-raising events.
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June 19, 2014
The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation recently announced Mark Butler, president and CEO of Ollie's Bargain Outlet, as its chairman of the board of directors. "We are very proud and eager to have Mark Butler as our new chairman," Steve Salem, president of the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation, said. "Mark and his wife Betty's passion for giving back has been vital to our success in helping thousands of underprivileged youth across the country. We have the utmost faith that Mark's leadership will help the Ripken Foundation soar to new heights.
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NEWS
June 1, 2003
Ann Ramsay of Havre de Grace is serving as chairwoman of the Harford Community College Foundation Board of Directors. Ramsay received her first college degree in 1964 from what was then known as Harford Junior College. "Even though I have earned additional degrees," she said in a statement, "I feel the strongest ties to our community college. I was privileged to serve two terms as a trustee from 1990-2000. After 2001, I remained active with the foundation to further serve" HCC. Ramsay is serving a three-year term as foundation chairwoman.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 8, 2013
Betsey R. Spragins, a member of the original Women's Hospital Foundation board at Greater Baltimore Medical Center where she volunteered for 40 years, died Monday of heart failure at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville, where she had lived since 1995. The former longtime Lutherville resident was 91. The daughter of John Lathrop Rochester, who was an insurance executive, and Elizabeth White Rochester, a homemaker, the former Betsey Rochester was born and raised in Dunkirk, N.Y. She was a direct descendant of Nathaniel Rochester, a Revolutionary War soldier and land speculator, who founded the settlement that became Rochester, N.Y. After graduating in 1940 from Buffalo Seminary, a private girls school, she earned a bachelor's degree in 1944 from Smith College.
NEWS
February 4, 2003
Hospice names two new members to foundation board Mark Anders of Baltimore and Mary Ann Treger of Annapolis have been elected to Hospice of the Chesapeake's foundation board of directors. Anders has served as a chief executive officer at Bank Annapolis and Sterling Bank & Trust Co. Treger, a free-lance writer, is a contributing editor for Style magazine and contributing writer for Chesapeake Life magazine.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Sloane Brown | February 13, 2000
James Robey may be Howard County executive, but he's also the mayor of Munchkinland. At least he was in an evening performance of songs from "The Wizard of Oz" for First Arts 2000 at Howard Community College. At a shindig before the show, the "mayor" mingled with: Hersch Langenthal, event chair; Mary Ellen Duncan, HCC president; Ann Ivester, HCC Educational Foundation board chair; Janet Robey, Doug Hostetler and Famebridge Payne, foundation board members; Michael Koplow, chief operating officer of WisdomBuilder; Patty Rouse, co-founder of the Enterprise Foundation; Mike Hickey, Howard County schools superintendent; John Bond, president and CEO of Columbia Bank; Pete Horowitz, president of EVI Inc.; Guy Platania, co-owner of Progressive You Hair Salon; and Cathy Bell, COO of Brdancat Enterprises.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Sloane Brown | October 15, 2000
"Eat, drink and be merry" seemed the theme at the St. Agnes Fall Gala -- "Laughter is the Best Medicine." Some 580 guests were treated to a cocktail hour, then a gourmet dinner at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel. Further putting a smile on folks' faces -- the night's entertainment -- Harry Anderson, the comedian / magician who starred in the TV sitcom "Night Court." If those guests who had young children seemed to be extra relaxed, maybe that was because they knew their kids were being entertained at their own party -- "Kinder Gala" -- right down the hall, complete with their own magician, arts and crafts, movies, games and food.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Sloane Brown | March 31, 2002
The seasons may have been playing musical chairs outside, but inside the Maryland State Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall, spring was most definitely in the air. Actually, spring was also all over the ground in an assortment of landscaping and floral displays. After all, this was the opening night party for the Rites of Spring Garden Show, the annual fund-raiser for Union Memorial Hospital. Some 700 flower lovers gathered to get the first gander at all the seasonal flora, stopping off at the raw bar and browsing the dinner buffet as a jazz band added more atmosphere to the evening.
NEWS
September 27, 2004
Howard Hospital announces foundation board members Robert A. Altieri, president and CEO of Carrollton Bank and Carrollton Bancorp, has joined the Howard Hospital Foundation board of trustees for a one-year term. Also new to the board are Barry M. Hart, Peter F. Hibbard, Richard M. Lombardo, Janet I. Oken, David R. Powell and Glenn Wilson. Hart is the new president of the Howard County General Hospital's Volunteer Auxiliary and will serve as an ex-officio board member. Hibbard is a founder of Columbia Benefits Consultants Inc. and National Partners Group Inc.; Lombardo is chief operating officer of Harkins Builders Inc.; Oken has been an active volunteer for the Howard Hospital Foundation and other groups; Powell is vice president of sales and marketing for Federal Business Council Inc.; and Wilson is chairman, president and CEO of Citizens National Bank.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Sloane Brown | January 14, 2001
The house on Frederick Road had a downright neighborly feel as soon as you walked in the door. Casually clad folks greeted one another like old friends, as children chased through the rooms. Just the kind of house warming party you would expect of the Grant-A-Wish / The Children's Promise Foundation in its new Catonsville digs. Among those welcoming visitors was founder and executive director Brian Morrison, who expressed his delight over the organization's new headquarters. "If I ever had a wish," he explained, " it was to be in an environment where you could open the windows and step outside -- [a place that's]
HEALTH
By Andrea K. Walker | July 19, 2013
The head of aerospace technology firm ARINC and his wife have pledged at least $11 million to Anne Arundel Medical Center, the largest bequest ever to the hospital. John and Cathy Belcher of Edgewater will give the first $1 million to the hospital over the next several years.  At least $10 million will go to the hospital after the couple's death when their estate is liquidated. That amount could be higher depending on the value of the estate. The hospital will rename the Health Sciences Pavillion the “John and Cathy Belcher Pavillion," in honor of the couple's gift.
NEWS
By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | February 7, 2012
The resignation of Maryland native Karen Handel from theSusan G. Komen for the Curefoundation on Tuesday could be a first step toward the organization's recovery from a week of negative headlines, comments and tweets. But crisis communications experts say Handel's departure alone won't be enough to restore the goodwill the breast cancer-fighting foundation has lost. Consultant Jeremy Robinson-Leon says Handel's insistence that the decision to pull funding from Planned Parenthood last week was well thought out and approved by the foundation board raises more questions.
EXPLORE
By Aegis Staff Report | July 12, 2011
Three new members have been appointed to the Harford County Public Library Board of Trustees and to the Harford County Public Library Foundation. Alex M. Allman, Bruce M. Smith and student representative Cara Reilly were appointed to the trustees board by Harford County Executive David Craig and confirmed unanimously by the Harford County Council at the June 7 meeting, Library Director Mary Hastler said. "We are fortunate to have these new members join our board of trustees," Hastler said in a news release announcing the appointments.
NEWS
By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | December 8, 2010
Ellen Ingram Fretterd, who was known as the "first lady" of the Maryland National Guard, died of cancer Dec. 3 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. The Federalsburg resident was 75. Born Ellen Ingram in Pike, W.Va., and raised in Seaford, Del., she was a graduate of Seaford High School. She earned an associate's degree from Chesapeake College and a bachelor of arts from what was then Salisbury State College. In 1988 then-Gov. William Donald Schaefer appointed her to the school's board of visitors.
NEWS
By Annie Linskey and James Drew and Annie Linskey and James Drew,annie.linskey@baltsun.com and James.Drew@baltsun.com | October 29, 2009
The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday blocked a company's payment to the embattled Baltimore City Foundation, and the city comptroller called for a halt to all donations to the private nonprofit group amid questions about how it oversees spending. Later in the day, Mayor Sheila Dixon called for an outside consultant to recommend new oversight procedures for the city-controlled foundation, her strongest response since a Baltimore Sun investigation revealed questionable transactions by public employees using charity money.
NEWS
January 9, 2008
Foundation board adds Doetsch, O'Guinn Missy Mattey, executive director of the Howard Community College Educational Foundation, has announced the addition of two members to the organization's board of directors: Chip Doetsch and Rhonda O'Guinn. Doetsch, president and chief executive officer of Apple Ford, has more than 20 years of experience in automotive sales. He helped establish the Apple Ford franchise in Columbia. O'Guinn is a member of the Creig Northrop realty team with Long and Foster Real Estate Inc. She is a member of local, state and national associations of real estate professionals and the International Association of Home Staging Professionals.
NEWS
March 3, 1994
George A. Brugger was elected president of the Greater Laurel Beltsville Hospital Foundation in January. He succeeded Alfred H. Smith Jr. of Citizens Bank of Maryland and A. H. Smith Associates.Mr. Brugger began serving on the board as its vice president when it was formed in 1991.As president he will oversee all foundation board meetings and will be responsible for the management and direction of the business of the foundation.A graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, Mr. Brugger is president and senior partner of Fossett and Brugger, a law practice concentrating in real estate development throughout the Baltimore and Washington corridor.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Sloane Brown | July 7, 2002
Dr. Jim Tschechtelin was the center of attention at the U.S. Custom House -- just as planned. Almost 450 friends and supporters gathered to wish him well as he retires after serving 12 years as president of Baltimore City Community College. "It's nice to hear good things about someone you love," remarked Susan Tschechtelin, as she watched her husband greet many of the guests. Among those adding warmth to the room: Dr. Ellestine J. Grant, BCCC board chair; James E. Harris Sr., Dr. Francine Schaffer and Winston Smith, BCCC board members; Gino J. Gemignani Jr., BCCC Foundation board chair; Katrina R. Riddick, Deborah Knight-Kerr, Larry Bur, Dr. Bonnie S. Copeland, John Pipitone, Keith Vander Kolk, J.C. Weiss and Gary Konetzni, BCCC Foundation board members; Mark Tschechtelin, Becky and Perry Dillon, Carol and Mark Halstead, Tschechtelin family members; Charles Simmons, Sojourner-Douglass College president; Dr. Stuart Steiner, Genesee Community College president; Marion Pines, Johns Hopkins University Institute for Policy Studies senior fellow; Terry Laster, Educational Technology Inc. president; Elayne Hettleman, Leadership Baltimore County executive director; Alice Smith, Greater Baltimore Committee member services director; Michele Whelley, Downtown Partnership president; and Vernon Thompson, Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development assistant secretary.
NEWS
By Cassandra A. Fortin and Cassandra A. Fortin,Special to the Sun | January 6, 2008
The Anne Arundel County Public Library system is establishing a foundation that would raise money to build special collections, enhance old programs and add new ones. Funds raised by the foundation would supplement the annual $17 million budget that allows the library system to provide basic services. "Current library funding doesn't provide us the means to make our libraries exceptional," said Marion Francis, library administrator for the county public library for the past five years.
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