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Maryland Food Bank merges with Hagerstown group

The Maryland Food Bank says it’s expanding into western Maryland. The food bank, which works to fight hunger, announced Wednesday that it is merging with Food Resources of Hagerstown. The new branch will serve as a central distribution point for ...

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Pieper winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities

Danny Pieper of White Hall has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, which gives farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite nonprofit. Pieper designated Penn-Mar Human Services, located in the Baltimore County community of ...

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Betsy Nelson: Boards should spend time looking forward

In today’s environment, nonprofit organizations are faced with numerous challenges, be they financial, administrative, or programmatic. Wondering how many boards of directors are up to the task, I contacted Nancy Hall, one of my “go-to” nonprofit professionals, for her opinion. ...

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Plunging into the deep

The weather has been warmer than normal in Maryland this winter season, but Jan. 28 at Sandy Point State Park, I don’t think I will be thinking about the abnormally warm weather or the fact that the Chesapeake Bay is ...

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Pay hike for elected officials kicks in quietly

The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday noted no objections to an automatic 2.5 percent cost-of-living adjustment for elected officials including the City Council, mayor and comptroller. The board, whose membership includes the comptroller, mayor and the president of the ...

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