Is nonprofit board service right for you?

After serving 12 years as the president of Business Volunteers Maryland, a nonprofit organization with a mission to create a better community by engaging businesses and professionals in volunteerism and community service, I have had the opportunity to indirectly support more than 700 people in connecting with a nonprofit board. It’s been amazing to learn …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/03/31/is-nonprofit-board-service-right-for-you/

Year Up program gives students head start

A study says there are some 80,000 jobs are out there for middle skills workers in the Baltimore region. The study was done by the Associated Black Charities and the Greater Baltimore Committee.

from http://www.wbaltv.com/news/year-up-program-strive-to-give-students-head-start/38787306

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Here are the new menu items at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

The Baltimore Orioles and concessionaire Delaware North are serving up some new menu items at Camden Yards for the 2016 season.

Here’s a look:

Jalapeno Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dog: A deep-fried Esskay hot dog wrapped in jalapeno bacon with American cheese. (Available at Esskay Gourmet Hot Dogs stand) Smoked Brisket BBQ Sandwich: Slow-smoked Angus brisket with house-made BBQ sauce and tobacco onions (Available at Eutaw Street Grill) Spicy Chicken Chipper: House-made Yukon gold kettle chips with smoked…

from http://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/news/2016/03/31/here-are-the-new-menu-items-at-oriole-park-at.html?ana=RSS%26s=article_search
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Art with a Heart grew from humble beginnings

Randi Pupkin walked into the group home and was led down into a basement with no windows. She pulled out her box of art supplies and started talking to eight boys who gave her looks that said, “I do not care about art.” It was one of the first classes led by the Art with …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/03/31/art-with-a-heart-grew-from-humble-beginnings/

What’s in your purse? — Mary Beth Hyland

As MaryBeth Hyland was pulling items from her purse, most were pretty standard. Android phone. Kleenex. Sunglasses. Some were not so standard, including what appeared to be a silver snail figurine. “It’s actually a tape measurer,” said Hyland, who recently left the United Way of Central Maryland, where she ran the organization’s Emerging Leaders United …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/03/31/whats-in-your-purse-mary-beth-hyland/