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Habitat for Humanity

Jun 22, 2016

Family alleges Habitat for Humanity construction caused Baltimore rowhome collapse

A Baltimore family has filed suit against Habitat for Humanity alleging the organization’s construction on a neighboring house caused a partial collapse of its own. Lisa and Sally Croxton, daughter and mother, were renting a rowhome on North Calhoun Street two years ago when Habitat for Humanity began renovating the home next door which shared […]

Aug 20, 2014

2U offers AmeriCorps scholarships

Landover-based 2U, which provides cloud-based education-related software, announced it has partnered with Habitat for Humanity to provide AmeriCorps Alumni Association members with scholarships to four master’s degree programs enabled by 2U — international relations from American University, public administration and business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill [...]

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Jul 30, 2014

Two Md.-based Habitat for Humanity groups merge

Two Maryland-based Habitat for Humanity groups announced Wednesday their plans to merge.

Sep 4, 2013

Habitat for Humanity picks Columbia-based Merkle Inc.

Merkle Inc., of Columbia, a provider of customer relationship marketing, has been selected by Habitat for Humanity International to provide the Americus, Ga.-based housing and homelessness nonprofit organization with digital marketing services.

Jul 31, 2012

H. Ward Classen: Community Service Has Many Benefits

For the past several years, in-house lawyers have come together to volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, to assist in rehabbing houses in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood. Next scheduled for Sept. 7, Community Service Day spans the spectrum of legal departments from large multinational corporations to companies with just one attorney. While the intended benefits of this […]

Jul 27, 2012

Real Estate Weekly – 7/27/12

Mahan Rykiel creates plan for Children’s Inn playground Mahan Rykiel Associates Inc., a Baltimore-based landscape architecture, urban design and planning firm, designed a new playground/park for children seeking treatment at the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda. The first phase of the Children’s Inn playground was completed Monday by more than 150 volunteers from […]

Mar 2, 2012

Real Estate Weekly – 3/2/12: Riderwood residents help Habitat for Humanity

Grants awarded to two area housing assistance programs Two Baltimore-area housing assistance programs received grants last week from NeighborWorks America. Neighborhood Housing Services of Baltimore received a $252,200 grant, while St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center was granted $150,500. Both organizations are members of the national NeighborWorks network. Dan Ellis, executive director of the Neighbo[...]

Feb 27, 2012

No garden variety family business

Chris Adolph attributes the majority of his company’s 2011 success to the Maryland Home & Garden Show. The owner of Prestige Garage Floor Coating in White Marsh said the semi-annual event, where he exhibited for the first time last year, brought in about 60 percent of the year’s business. “I wish I would have done […]

Feb 3, 2012

Top 5: ‘…every tool in the toolbox’

Exelon Corp. selected the spot for its new headquarters in Baltimore pending its takeover of Constellation Energy, and Giant Foods is taking over some Fresh and Green’s supermarket locations. Those stories and more in this week’s business top 5. 1. Exelon picks Harbor Point for Baltimore HQ – by Melody Simmons and Maria Zilberman In […]

Jan 29, 2012

Habitat for Humanity helping McElderry Park

When she bought her three-bedroom row house last July, Deborah Brown said, she felt a sense of accomplishment. The 46-year-old mother of four had rented for years but embraced the prospect of buying one of nearly 75 houses identified for renewal or rehabbed in Baltimore’s McElderry Park by Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake. “It’s […]

Dec 26, 2011

Law movers – 12/27/11: Almeter joins DLA Piper

Almeter joins DLA Piper Gary Almeter has joined the Baltimore office of DLA Piper as an attorney in the litigation practice. Almeter’s practice centers on the defense of complex product liability, toxic tort and personal injury litigation in state and federal courts. He has served as lead attorney for pro bono cases in state and federal […]

Nov 3, 2011

Week in review: 11/4/11

Mt. Washington tavern hit by fire Rob Frisch, the co-owner of the Mt. Washington Tavern, said Monday that he fully intends to rebuild and reopen the popular dining and bar spot. Once the damaged is assessed, he will know how long it will take to rebuild, but Frisch is confident the 32-year-old institution in Northwest Baltimore […]

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