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 …

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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/

C. Fraser Smith: What we all missed

Old, slightly modified, newspaper joke: What is a columnist? A columnist is someone who sits  on the hilltop while the battle rages. When it’s all over, he rides down and shoots the wounded. Translation: It’s easy for him to judge, he had no skin in the game. It’s easy for him to take shots at …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/03/31/c-fraser-smith-what-we-all-missed/

Md. Senate passes transportation scoring system

ANNAPOLIS — A measure to create a scoring system to prioritize Maryland transportation projects is moving forward. The Senate voted 28-17 Thursday for the bill. The House was set to approve changes in the measure later Thursday to send it to Gov. Larry Hogan, who says he’ll veto it. The bill pits the Democrat-controlled legislature …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/03/31/md-senate-passes-transportation-scoring-system/

Wilkinson: A way out of Republicans’ dead end

Big Business is having big doubts about its traditional political allies. Sen. Ted Cruz, who not long ago was considered the most offensive presidential candidate imaginable, is now the best-case scenario. Meanwhile, Donald Trump continues his march toward collecting the most delegates for the Republican presidential nomination in July, by which time it’s doubtful there …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/03/31/wilkinson-a-way-out-of-republicans-dead-end/