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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.
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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.
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December 14, 1993
Niel J. Borrelli has been elected president of the board of the Carroll County General Hospital Foundation. He will be responsible for playing a leadership role in fund raising for the 158-bed hospital.He is president of Carroll Imaging Associates and senior attending radiologist at Carroll County General Hospital. Aside from his duties as foundation president, Dr. Borrelli is on the participation committee for the CCGH Golf Classic, a benefit that raised $25,500 this year.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | September 20, 2013
Jeanne H. Baetjer, a founder who served as the first president of the board of trustees of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died Sept. 11 of cancer at her Stevenson home. She was 91. "Jeanne was one of the founders of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, and it is obvious that we have lost someone who was very special," said Dr. John Chessare, GBMC HealthCare president and CEO. "She was a very strong leader, and without her ability to respectfully put issues on the table, GBMC would not exist today," said Dr. Chessare.
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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.
BUSINESS
April 18, 1997
The Lutheran Home and Hospital Foundation wants to sell the East Campus of the old Lutheran Hospital, nearly a decade after its last use as a hospital. The foundation is seeking proposals to redevelop the site.The 5.9-acre site on Ashburton Street in the Rosemont neighborhood of West Baltimore contains three connected buildings, described by the foundation as being in "good condition."Lutheran Hospital opened in 1923. In 1986, it merged with Provident Hospital to become Liberty Medical Center.
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October 18, 1998
Patapsco Valley Chapter 3850 of the American Association of Retired Persons will hold its monthly business meeting at 1: 30 p.m. Oct. 28 at St. Christopher's Church, 118 Marydell Road, Linthicum.A social hour with refreshments begins at noon, with a program at 12: 45 p.m. The Benevolence Committee will present disbursements to these community organizations: St. Christopher's Church, Opportunity Builders, Friends of Arundel Seniors, Salvation Army, the North County Emergency Outreach Network and the Alzheimer's Association.
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August 21, 2000
Richard Dean named top volunteer for Arc work North Laurel resident Richard Dean has been named Outstanding Volunteer of the Year by the Maryland Association of Community Services. Dean, co-owner of Environmental Systems Associates, was recognized for his work with The Arc of Howard County, an organization providing support and programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Dean has served on the board of directors as president and vice president. Marketing expert to offer career advice Diane Burns, owner of Career Marketing Techniques in Columbia, will speak this week at the Career Masters Institute Conference in Toronto, Canada.
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By Nancy Jones Bonbrest, Special to The Baltimore Sun | January 21, 2012
Commitment seems to come naturally to Anne Arundel County resident R. Kent Schwab. As a Boy Scout he completed his Eagle Scout requirements before he was 15. He joined his high school newspaper and eventually became editor. And when he joined a fraternity in college, he ended up serving as its president. So it's not surprising that after listening to a presentation eight years ago about a new fundraising campaign for the Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Schwab didn't just offer his help but jumped in with both feet.
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September 24, 2011
Carroll Hospital Center Foundation recently presented scholarships to five local students to help assist them in pursuing their college education. Libman Nursing Scholarships were awarded to Brittany Harman, 25, of Woodbine; Denise Maurice, 46, of Westminster; and Ricky Teuscher, 26, of Manchester. Each received $2,000 for tuition, books and fees at Carroll Community College for their pursuit of a degree as a registered nurse. The scholarship was established in 2003 by Frank Herbert Libman.
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September 4, 2008
Beverley Francis chosen for leadership program Beverley Francis, president and chief executive officer of the Columbia Foundation, is among those recently chosen for the Leadership Howard County 2008-2009 Premier Program. The program was launched in 1985 to develop capable people committed to planning for community improvement. The program addresses county issues in monthly, daylong seminars, where participants meet with leaders in business, government and community services. Bonnie Heneson wins Bravo!
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By Kathleen Johnston Jarboe and Kathleen Johnston Jarboe,Special to the Sun | September 26, 2007
Raising $30 million in private donations to expand Howard County General Hospital might seem like a daunting task. But with a passion for the cause and a deep Rolodex of contacts, the staff and volunteers at Howard Hospital Foundation say they are confident they will succeed. "We're raising [funds] for probably one of the more important institutions in Howard County," said Evelyn Bolduc, chairwoman of the Howard Hospital Foundation, which is responsible for garnering contributions. "So I think it is an easy sell because at one point in their lives, [donors]
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By Sandy Alexander and Sandy Alexander,sun reporter | November 17, 2006
There were deer in need of light bulbs this week, as well as bears with bad circuits and snowflakes not ready to sparkle. But come Sunday, Brad Canfield and his 12-member team plan to have 300,000-plus lights glowing in Columbia as the annual Symphony of Lights display opens for a 49-night run to benefit Howard County General Hospital's maternal and child services. "We just are changing light bulbs like crazy until Sunday," said Canfield, president of Event Consulting and Management, Inc., which contracts with the hospital foundation to run the event.
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