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By From Staff Reports Sun staff writers John Rivera and TaNoah V. Sterling contributed to this article | September 20, 1994
More than a dozen present and former employees of the Ginger Cove retirement community have charged the company with employment discrimination and are taking their complaint to the NAACP and the state's Human Relations Commission.The employees accuse Ginger Cove, a nonprofit organization, of filling positions with whites without posting the vacancies, paying black employees less and preventing black workers from interacting with clients and residents of the community.J. William Crittenden, executive director of Ginger Cove, said the community's administrative board and staff have a written policy requiring fair treatment for all employees.
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By Jonathan Pitts, The Baltimore Sun | March 3, 2013
Nick Markakis, Adam Jones and the other Orioles get four months off between baseball seasons. Joe Flacco, Ray Rice and the world champion Ravens have five months to go before training camp begins. Big-time athletes, after all, need a chance to rest their bodies and minds after the rigors of a long campaign. Then there are the white-clad competitors at Ginger Cove. "We don't want an off-season. We like to keep our skills sharp," says Bill Krause, the 91-year-old Imperial Wicket, or captain, of the croquet club at the retirement community in Annapolis.
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By From Staff Reports | May 14, 1995
Reliable Contracting Co. won the Anne Arundel Trade Council's Environmental Awareness Award and Ginger Cove Life-Care Community won the Recycling Excellence Award, trade council officials announced last week.In addition, Keith Harvey of Keith Harvey Photography won the trade council's President's Award, which is given to an individual or business that has made significant contributions to the trade council.Reliable Contracting in Millersville has an extensive program in which the firm annually recycles 100,000 tons of asphalt and concrete, 12,000 gallons of oil, 15,000 tons of glass and 5 tons of paper.
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By Laura Barnhardt and Laura Barnhardt,Sun reporter | April 7, 2008
Croquet is a white-glove, pressed-linen kind of sport. But the two teams competing yesterday were more than just civil during the annual match-up in Annapolis. Before the first stroke, the teams settled on the final score. A tie - 0-0. Rain forced the tournament between St. John's College and Ginger Cove retirees, dubbed the "Generation Gap," to be canceled. "It's the first time we've had a tie, isn't it?" said Ian Hanover, a St. John's College senior, shaking hands with Bill Krause, an 86-year-old retired chemical company manager.
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October 11, 2003
Departed this life October 8, 2003. RADM JAMES H. SMITH, JR. Beloved husband of Martha W. Smith, father of Jack Smith, Michael Smith and Nancy Simon. Grandfather of Gordon Smith, Jessica and Hilary Simon and Xander Smith. A memorial service will be held on Monday October 13, 2003, 11 a.m. at Friendship Hall Ginger Cove, 4000 River Crescent Drive, Annapolis, MD. The inurnment will be held at a future date at the U.S. Naval Academy Columbarium. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Friendship Fund of Ginger Cove.
NEWS
September 8, 1996
PeopleTina D. Bracy has been named the new administrator for Ginger Cove, a life-care retirement community located in Annapolis. She will oversee the day-to-day services offered to the community's 325 active retirees. Bracy has almost 10 years experience in the retirement housing and elder care industry. Before joining Ginger Cove, she was administrator for the Lorien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Baltimore and for the Health Care Institute in Washington. She is a University of Maryland graduate with a mahypheter's degree in Health Services Administration from Howard University School of Business in Washington.
NEWS
March 25, 1993
Hyatt hires three agents in AnnapolisHyatt Real Estate, an Annapolis-based real estate firm, has three new employees in its Annapolis office.Susan J. Boyer recently joined as sales associate and residential/investment property manager.Ms. Boyer has more than six years of experience in the Annapolis area as a property manager.Hyatt named Vachel A. Downes III as commercial and residential sales manager.Ms. Downes previously worked for Anderson Stokes as sales manager for the greater Annapolis area, beginning in 1985.
NEWS
November 16, 1993
Rose Matthews Ferris, a retired patient representative at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Saturday of cancer at the Ginger Cove retirement community in Annapolis.She was 73 and had lived at Ginger Cove for about five years. She retired in 1988 after working at Hopkins for about 15 years.The former Rose Matthews was born in Baltimore and graduated from Forest Park High School.In the 1950s and early 1960s, she lived in Roland Park and was active in the North Baltimore community, serving on the board of the Baltimore chapter of the Girl Scouts.
NEWS
August 5, 1993
3 managers complete Prudential realty courseDonna Cavey, Ruth Grimes and Mary Hamilton of the Prudential Preferred Properties recently were awarded the designation of Prudential Real Estate Affiliates Certified Manager (PCM).Each of the managers put in nearly 100 hours in Prudential's Management Academy, learning strategic planning, marketing, team building and other real estate related skills.Ms. Cavey manages Prudential's Odenton office; Ms. Grimes is manager of the Severna Park office; and Ms. Hamilton heads the Severna Park East office.
BUSINESS
May 13, 2003
New Positions Doddridge is regional VP for Allegiance Telecom Allegiance Telecom Inc. appointed Jonathan Doddridge as regional vice president of sales for the Atlantic region of the business telecommunications and Internet services company. He is responsible for managing sales to small-to-midsize companies in the Baltimore/Wash- ington-New Jersey/New York City and Long Island areas. A graduate of Baylor University, the Ellicott City resident was formerly with Netcom. Banking and Finance Orban is consultant, agent for SunTrust Securities SunTrust Securities Inc. named Michael Orban Jr. as an investment consultant and licensed insurance agent in its private client services division.
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October 28, 2007
The Annapolis Business Association and the city of Annapolis will present the eighth annual TasteBuds, a culinary event to raise funds for the hanging flower baskets and container gardens that adorn downtown, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Westin Annapolis Hotel, 100 Westgate Circle. The event will feature a live and silent auction, live music and a martini bar. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased at www.annapolis tickets.com. Information: 410-956-0182. Martin + Osa grand opening Martin + Osa, a retail shop that sells casual clothing and accessories for women and men, will celebrate the grand opening of its store in Westfield Annapolis Thursday through Sunday.
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By Dan Lamothe and Dan Lamothe,Special to The Sun | February 25, 2007
At Ginger Cove in Annapolis, independent retirees take classes, swim in the indoor pool and play croquet. Those needing more care are guided to private apartments in the assisted-living center, where staff members can help with residents' grooming and other daily tasks. Beyond that, the 61-bed health center provides full-time nursing care. Ginger Cove bills itself as "the ideal life-care retirement community," where retirees can enjoy the rest of their years without the burden and worry of moving around and finding appropriate care.
NEWS
December 30, 2003
Laura Baldwin, a hospital volunteer and an Annapolis resident, died Sunday of congestive heart failure at Ginger Cove Retirement Community in Annapolis. She was 96. Born Laura Hanson in Wilmington, Del., she moved to Baltimore as a girl to live with her aunt and uncle after her mother died. She attended Greenwood School and Notre Dame Academy, graduating in 1925 from Hannah More Academy in Reisterstown. She married John A. Baldwin in 1932 and lived in Baltimore for many years, volunteering for Church Home and Hospital and the Women's Hospital.
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October 11, 2003
Departed this life October 8, 2003. RADM JAMES H. SMITH, JR. Beloved husband of Martha W. Smith, father of Jack Smith, Michael Smith and Nancy Simon. Grandfather of Gordon Smith, Jessica and Hilary Simon and Xander Smith. A memorial service will be held on Monday October 13, 2003, 11 a.m. at Friendship Hall Ginger Cove, 4000 River Crescent Drive, Annapolis, MD. The inurnment will be held at a future date at the U.S. Naval Academy Columbarium. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Friendship Fund of Ginger Cove.
NEWS
October 8, 2003
Program offers electric wheelchairs to the disabled The Senior Mobility Program makes electric wheelchairs available at no cost to senior citizens and the disabled. The wheelchairs are provided to eligible clients who cannot walk and cannot operate a manual wheelchair. Information: 800-451-0971. O'Malley Senior Center schedules AACC classes O'Malley Senior Center will offer several classes at Anne Arundel Community College, including "Basic Word Processing," "Intermediate Acrylic Painting," "Journal Writing," "Middle East Politics," "Clay Sculpting," "Intermediate Yoga," "Beginning One Stroke," "Basic Computers" and "Personal Computer Level II."
BUSINESS
October 29, 2001
Health care Dental Benefit Providers names Ruth executive VP Dental Benefit Providers Inc. hired Kevin Ruth as executive vice president of operations for the Bethesda-based unit of the UnitedHealthGroup. Among his responsibilities are corporate quality improvement, network relations, recruitment, claims and customer service. Formerly a vice president with HealthGuard, Ruth is a CPA and earned his M.B.A. at West Chester University. Catanzariti takes post at Md. General Hospital Maryland General Hospital hired Penny Catanzariti as director of quality improvement and education.
NEWS
December 30, 2003
Laura Baldwin, a hospital volunteer and an Annapolis resident, died Sunday of congestive heart failure at Ginger Cove Retirement Community in Annapolis. She was 96. Born Laura Hanson in Wilmington, Del., she moved to Baltimore as a girl to live with her aunt and uncle after her mother died. She attended Greenwood School and Notre Dame Academy, graduating in 1925 from Hannah More Academy in Reisterstown. She married John A. Baldwin in 1932 and lived in Baltimore for many years, volunteering for Church Home and Hospital and the Women's Hospital.
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