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Apprentice House Press donates Hiassen book proceeds

Apprentice House Press, a student-run book publisher based at Loyola University Maryland, has contributed the proceeds from the sale of author Rob Hiaasen’s work, “Float Plan” and “Love Punch & Other Collected Columns,” to two nonprofit organizations promoting gun safety. At the request of Hiaasen’s widow, Maria, Apprentice House Press has given a total of $5,000 […]

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Arundel selects Wedemeyer to run Inspections and Permits

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced the permanent appointment of Mark Wedemeyer as the director of the Department of Inspections and Permits. During the past three months as acting director, Wedemeyer worked with staff to eliminate a three-week processing backlog for permit applications prior to the office re-opening to the public and a three-week […]

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ACDS’ Koch to retire

Arundel Community Development Services (ACDS) Executive Director Kathleen Koch has announced her retirement, effective Dec. 31. Koch became the founding executive director of ACDS in 1993, and her tenure saw the organization engage in revitalization efforts in communities across the county, including Bacontown, Galesville and Brooklyn Park. During the pandemic, ACDS’s eviction protection work helped […]

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Q & A with Pamela Jordan–Serving the fastest growing demographic

After spending years in the land use arena, Pamela Jordan considered running the county’s Department of Aging and Disabilities. Once on the job, she discovered her passion for helping older adults. Since her career switch, Jordan hasn’t looked back and enjoys spending her days assisting the fastest-growing demographic in the nation. What is your budget? […]

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Versant Health announces sponsorship of LPGA Pro Lizette Salas

Versant Health, a Linthicum-based national managed eye health and vision plan company, has announce its sponsorship of LPGA professional Lizette Salas. Lizette Salas is a graduate of the University of Southern California. Since joining the LPGA in 2012, Lizette has earned 29 career Top 10s, including winning the Kingsmill Champion tournament in 2014. Additionally, she […]

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HCEDA hires Bubeck to direct Innovation Center

Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) has hired Chuck Bubeck as executive director of the Innovation Center. Bubeck will bring a new strategic approach to the activities and programs within the center and further accelerate innovation in the region. With more than 40 years in the technology industry, including a decade at Apple, Bubeck’s experience […]