Stacey K. Rineer has been named controller of SECU, of Linthicum. She most recently was director of finance and operations at Seton Keough High School. Rineer has been a partner at Clifton Gunderson. She started her professional career at the Baltimore office of Ernst & Young, LLP, where she rose from staff accountant to senior manager.
Scott Wallace of Dun‐Rite Contractors, of Westminster, has completed training in the use of the FHA 203k Home Renovation Loan program. Section 203(k) is a program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the rehabilitation and repair of single-family properties. The program allows homebuyers to purchase homes in need of repair with just one mortgage loan to finance both the purchase and the repair. Dun‐Rite Contractors specializes in light commercial and residential construction.
The Columbia Foundation, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, recently gave $295,000 in grants to 44 nonprofit organizations in Howard County: Adaptive Living – $1,000; American Red Cross Chesapeake Region – $5,000; Arc of Howard County – $11,000; AT:LAST – $10,000; Best Buddies Maryland – $5,000; Better BedRest – $1,000; Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Maryland – $3,000; Bridges to Housing Stability – $12,000; Camp Attaway – $3,000; Columbia Triathlon Association – $4,000; Community Action Council of Howard County – $12,000; Domestic Violence Center of Howard County – $15,000; FIRN – $11,000; FISH of Howard County – $9,000; Gilchrist Hospice Care – $8,000; Girl Scouts of Central Maryland – $5,000; Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center – $14,000; Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland – $12,000; NAMI Howard County – $7,500; National Family Resiliency Center – $9,000; Neighbor Ride – $10,000; Salvation Army Howard County Family Service Center – $5,000; Special Olympics Maryland Howard County – $7,500; Voices for Children – $4,500; B&O Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station – $7,500; Candlelight Concert Society – $10,000; Chesapeake Shakespeare Company – $5,000; Columbia Bands – $4,000; Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts – $1,000; Columbia Festival of the Arts – $15,000; Columbia Orchestra – $10,000; HoCoPoLitSo – $6,000; Howard County Arts Council – $6,000; Little Patuxent Review – $1,500; Sundays at Three – $2,000; Young Audiences of Maryland – $4,000; A-OK Mentoring–Tutoring – $3,000; Conexiones – $4,500; Cradlerock Children’s Center – $3,000; HC DrugFree – $7,500; Howard County Foundation for Black Educational and Cultural Achievement – $2,000; Junior Achievement of Central Maryland – $7,500; Linwood Center – $6,000; Pinnacle Empowerment Center – $5,000.
UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group company, recently awarded more than $6,000 in HEROES grants to 11 youth-serving organizations in Maryland for projects that address childhood obesity: Greenbelt Middle School Camp Fire Program-Baltimore City Holds on to Health; Greenbelt Middle School Camp Fire Program-Hold On to Health Outreach to Hispanic Youth Community; Tri-County Youth Services Bureau-TCYSB All Stars Project; Tri-County Youth Services Bureau-RACE 2B Fit; Oakdale High School-Healthy Hearts and Heads; Yobics Inc.-Yobics 4 Kids; Southern Christian Leadership Conference-Combating Obesity; Gwynn Park High School Foods Program; Creative Kids-Mind, Mouth, Muscles (Essex); GSCNC Troop 6202-Water-The Best Possible Choice (Waldorf); and James Hubert Blake High School-Take Your Mark.
Artie L. Harris has been promoted to vice president of real estate and neighborhood development of the Montgomery Housing Partnership. Harris joined the nonprofit developer of affordable housing in 2009 as director of real estate and neighborhood development. He is LEED certified and has 20 years of experience developing multifamily housing and retail facilities, plus an additional nine years of managing design and construction projects for commercial high-rise and industrial buildings and power plants. Harris previously was a vice president at Bozzuto Development Co. Harris is a former board member of the Transitional Housing Corp., in Washington, D.C.