September 12, 1993
Herb Kelleher strides across the plush, Harbor Court Hotel lobby and greets the awaiting Southwest Airlines workers with a good-morning kiss for the women.Then, jamming a crumpled cigarette between his lips, Mr. Kelleher launches into what he does best.Chairman and chief executive officer of Southwest AirlinesBORN: March 12, 1931, Haddon Heights, N.J.EDUCATED: Wesleyan University, B.A.; New York University Law School, LL.B.CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Founder, director and general counsel of Southwest Airlines from its inception in 1967 to 1978; chairman of board from 1978 to present.
November 26, 2000
Some 275 tennis fans had the home court advantage at the Baltimore Tennis Patrons' Player Welcome Reception for the Chevy Chase Bank Tennis Challenge. Within the first half-hour of the party, the Harbor Court Hotel's ballroom was packed with people. They perused the silent auction and tried to catch a glimpse of their favorite players, such as party host Pam Shriver and Luke and Murphy Jensen, Lori McNeil, Kathy Rinaldi and Andrea Leand. Things further livened up during the live auction later.
December 28, 1996
The Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association and the Harbor Court Hotel have received annual awards from Meetings & Conventions magazine.The association, the nonprofit agency charged with luring tourists and conventions, won a "gold service" award.That award is based on overall professionalism and helpfulness of staff, advice on hotels and site inspections, transportation planning assistance, guidance on local attractions and facilities and liaisons with local vendors and services.
February 14, 1998
WASHINGTON -- President Clinton plans to visit Baltimore on Thursday to promote his proposal for increased spending to clean up the nation's water supply.Clinton's remarks, at an as-yet undetermined site, will be followed by a luncheon at the Harbor Court Hotel with donors who have given at least $10,000 to the Democratic National Committee Business Council, according to Maryland congressional sources.In his latest budget proposal, Clinton calls for spending $568 million -- a 35 percent increase -- on a joint initiative of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Agriculture department to prevent pollutants from draining into waterways.
March 11, 2000
Mayor Martin O'Malley is making his first foray into national politics since becoming mayor with a pledge to raise $200,000 for a Democratic National Committee fund-raiser at the Inner Harbor Wednesday. The $5,000-a-plate dinner, sponsored by Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos, is expected to draw a crowd that will include President Clinton, Gov. Parris N. Glendening and Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend. Along with O'Malley's $200,000, Glendening has promised that he would raise $250,000, including a $25,000 donation from his campaign fund, sources close to the fund-raiser said.
November 18, 1990
What ingredients produce great gingerbread houses? Teamwork. A blueprint. Plenty of sugar and flour. And time -- lots of it.Chefs Michael Rork and Holly Forbes teamed with architects Bill Keller and Carl Oehrig for more than a week to craft this Fells Point scene of cake, icing and chocolate. Their City Pier diorama stands unsupported -- no plywood or hidden frame.What holds it up? "Sheer luck," quips Ms. Forbes (and a solid design, tested for soundness before construction began). Working from photographs, they drafted plans and cut templates for each wall and window, then baked and painted for a week.
October 11, 2012
The list of candidates for the 2012 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award has been cut from 29 collegiate quarterbacks to 15. Beginning in 1987, the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award recognizes senior or fourth-year quarterbacks who excel in athletics, academia and character. The remaining 2012 candidates include Matt Barkley (Southern California), Tajh Boyd (Clemson), Nick Florence (Baylor), Mike Glennon (NC State), Landry Jones (Oklahoma), Collin Klein (Kansas State), EJ Manuel (Florida State)
October 18, 1993
For more Baltimore convention information, call the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association at (410) 659-7300 within Maryland or (800) 343-3468 outside Maryland.* Oct. 20-24: Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History convention at Omni Inner Harbor. Contact Gail Hansberry, 1407 14th St., Washington, D.C. 20005. Expected attendance: 400.* Oct. 25-26: Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters national convention at Convention Center. Contact Liliana Heindel, Kahler Hall CB 9, 720 Providence Road, Malvern, Pa. 19355.