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Author Archives: Ellie Heffernan

Ellie Heffernan is a rising junior at UNC-Chapel Hill's Hussman School of Journalism and Media. She covers a variety of industries at The Daily Record.

City museums, art groups aim to bring resources to students

A Baltimore-based nonprofit has organized a collaborative effort among the city’s most influential cultural organizations to help students access the arts this summer. Arts Every Day, along with a group of  22 artists and organizations, is hoping to distribute Baltimore ...

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Virtual training program aims to help hospitality industry reopen

A veteran Maryland hospitality industry executive has created an online training platform to help individuals and organizations return to work safely as COVID-19 continues spreading. Mike Haynie, president of The Maryland Center for Hospitality Training, partnered with Dupont Sustainable Solutions ...

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Md. nonprofit urges social entrepreneurs to take on structural racism

A Maryland-based nonprofit focused on meaningful investing and social entrepreneurship is encouraging its alumni to address the problem of structural racism. Four of The Global Good Fund’s former fellows spoke to almost 40 viewers from 16 countries on Zoom Thursday, ...

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New leader sees broad role for city’s Downtown Partnership

The new president of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore says the organization is determined to provide a welcoming environment for shoppers, businesses and residents while still serving as a platform for civic engagement. “We need people to feel comfortable coming ...

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Almost 40,000 Marylanders sign up during special insurance enrollment period

Almost 40,000 Marylanders have signed up for health insurance on the state’s exchange during a special enrollment window set up because of the economic shutdown. Officials at the Maryland Health Connection, the state’s private health insurance marketplace, said the surge ...

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