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