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Lawyer takes aim at functional illiteracy

In Baltimore, 16 percent of adults lack basic literacy skills, according to the most recent estimate from the National Center for Education Statistics. For the last 21 years, Shelly Abrams has volunteered at the South Baltimore Learning Center in hopes ...

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Spare some time outside of the office

I attended the Baltimore County Bar Association’s Bowling Bash at Hillendale Bowling Center over the weekend. The event featured duckpin bowling, beer and food. Participants included judges, assistant state’s attorneys, lawyers in private practice, court reporters and family and friends of the ...

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Washington County agency provides volunteer recruitment

HAGERSTOWN — With budgets still tight, one Washington County agency has decided not to compete for dwindling nonprofit dollars but to support the area’s approximately 500 not-for-profit groups with precious human capital instead. Known as Volunteer Washington County, the nonprofit ...

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Washington County may seek firefighter funding oversight

HAGERSTOWN — Washington County officials are proposing a county takeover of a program that provides millions of dollars to volunteer fire companies. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown newspaper reported Tuesday on the proposal that involves funds the fire companies are supposed ...

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The Daily Record honors 50 ‘Very Important Professionals’

The Daily Record hosted its VIP List award ceremony at the Tremont Grand in downtown Baltimore on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2011. In its second year, 50 professionals from various industries were honored for their contributions to both their fields and the community through volunteer work.

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