Maryland Sports

Comcast Awards $119,000 In Scholarships To 110 Maryland High School Seniors

2017-05-11

BALTIMORE, May 11, 2017 — The Comcast Foundation today announced the 2017 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program awards in Maryland. The program, funded by the Comcast Foundation, recognizes the best and brightest high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. “I would like to congratulate these remarkable students who are dedicated to creating a positive impact in their communities and who strive to reach their fullest potential,” said Maryland Governor Larry Hogan. “With this support from partners in the business community, these students will have the opportunity to continue their education and develop into exemplary leaders of tomorrow.”  Comcast, joined by Dr. Carol Williamson, Deputy Superintendent, Office of Teaching and Learning at the Maryland State Department; Maryland House Speaker, Michael E. Busch; and other local elected officials and school administrators, recognized...

SummerFest themed events heat up the season at Gaylord Hotels

2017-05-11

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 11, 2017 — Summer is an ideal season to dive into the endless entertainment found at Gaylord Hotels as each of the expansive destination resorts welcomes the entire family to experience SummerFest. With acres of luxurious indoor gardens, incredible dining options, pool parties and other entertaining amenities, the four destinations offer uniquely-themed family festivities presented by Pepsi®, beginning Memorial Day weekend. “Music of America” at Gaylord National Resort – National Harbor, MarylandWeekends from May 26 to September 4, 2017Gaylord National Resort’s incredible 19-story glass atrium will fill with the sound of American music as SummerFest delivers a special concert series throughout the resort’s venues. Highlights include “Summer Soiree: A Night of Jazz” at Old Hickory Steakhouse; “Sips and Sounds” with a range of musical styles at Belvedere Lobby Bar; and “Burgers, Brews and Country Tunes”...

Going-Out-Of-Business Sales Under Way At All Gander Mountain Stores

2017-05-05

SAINT PAUL, Minn., May 5, 2017 –  Inventory liquidation sales are now under way at all Gander Mountain store locations – offering shoppers deep discounts on top brand-name outdoor gear. The nationwide sale is being conducted by a joint venture consortium consisting of Tiger Capital Group, Great American Group, Gordon Brothers and Hilco Merchant Resources.  Gander Mountain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on March 10. The consortium prevailed in its April 28th bid to become the liquidating agent for the Gander Mountain inventory. The joint venture consortium will immediately commence...

The Cordish Companies' Live! Casino & Hotel Wins 14 “Best Of Dining & Nightlife” Awards From Casino Player Magazine
The Cordish Companies' Live! Casino & Hotel Wins 14 “Best Of Dining & Nightlife” Awards From Casino Player Magazine

2017-05-05

HANOVER, Md., May 5, 2017 – The Cordish Companies’ Live! Casino & Hotel is the recipient of 14 “Best of Dining & Nightlife Awards” from Casino Player Magazine, including top awards for Best Overall Dining, Best Variety of Restaurants, and Best Overall Entertainment of all Maryland casinos. The annual survey from Casino Player, the leading national publication covering the gaming industry, asks readers to vote for their favorite casinos in the country offering the best in food, cocktails, nightclubs, great entertainment, and more.

CATV Systems Stocks Under Review — Netflix, DISH Network, Liberty Global, and Discovery Communications
CATV Systems Stocks Under Review — Netflix, DISH Network, Liberty Global, and Discovery Communications

2017-05-05

NEW YORK, May 5, 2017 — Today’s attention on Stock-Callers.com is directed to the CATV Systems industry, which includes companies that provide cable services, on-demand services, and other media services. Equities to review this morning are: Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX), DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH), Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ: LBTYK), and Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA). Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free research reports in PDF format at: http://stock-callers.com/registration Netflix   On Thursday, shares in Los Gatos, California headquartered Netflix Inc. recorded a trading volume of 5.56 million shares. The stock ended the day at $157.25,...

Ruffalo Noel Levitz Announces Keynote Speakers for National Enrollment…
Ruffalo Noel Levitz Announces Keynote Speakers for National Enrollment…

2017-05-03

The 2017 National Conference on Student Recruitment, Marketing, and Retention will cover the full spectrum of enrollment management and student success, from college recruitment to graduation. Cedar Rapids, Iowa May 03, 2017 — Ruffalo Noel Levitz, the recognized leader in higher education enrollment and fundraising management solutions, today announced the keynote speakers for its 31st annual National Conference on Student Recruitment, Marketing, and Retention. This enrollment management conference will be held July 26-28 in Denver, Colorado. The event serves enrollment managers, college admissions...

McCormick Honors 2017 Unsung Heroes
McCormick Honors 2017 Unsung Heroes

2017-05-02

SPARKS, Md., May 2, 2017 – McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, announced Sean Herrin of Dulaney High School and Elizabeth Schlerf of Roland Park Country School as the 78th and 79th recipients of the Charles Perry McCormick Scholarship.  The scholarship winners were chosen from a total of 111 honorees who were recognized as Unsung Heroes this year.  These student-athletes came from 69 Baltimore-area public, private, parochial and independent schools.  For the first time in the history of Unsung Heroes, nominations were open to all high school sports.

Politics, Corruption, Sex and Redemption: New Book Tells the True…
Politics, Corruption, Sex and Redemption: New Book Tells the True…

2017-05-02

“Eddie Norris was a cop’s cop and is a man’s man,â€� said John Miller, former deputy commissioner of the NYPD and former assistant director of the FBI in his advanced praise of the book. BALTIMORE, Md. May 02, 2017 — Ed Norris went from being the golden boy of law enforcement with a recurring role on HBO’s critically-acclaimed series, “The Wire,â€� to a federal prisoner forced to sleep on the floor, using his feet to prop newspaper across the bottom of the cell door to hold the rats at bay. Today, his firsthand story of emerging from the abyss hits shelves. “Way Down in the Hole,â€� written by Norris and New York Times best-selling author Kevin Cowherd, shares the emotional journey of a man who hit rock bottom and his long journey to redemption....

National Black MBA Association® and Prospanica® promote Career Development and Executive Leadership at the 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition
National Black MBA Association® and Prospanica® promote Career Development and Executive Leadership at the 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition

2017-05-01

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Black MBA Association® (NBMBAA®) and Prospanica® today announced the opening of registration for the co-presented 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition. The Conference will convene in Philadelphia, PA, September 26 – 30, 2017, and will include the Career Expo, as well as general programming and workshops specifically designed to address topics important to diverse graduate students and business executives. This year’s Conference theme “The Power of Performance: Leadership At The Next Level,â€� will offer a myriad of opportunities designed to increase access to careers in management, educate and build entrepreneurs, sharpen and enhance leadership skills, and help attendees secure career opportunities. Programming will feature some of the industry’s top executives and thought leaders offering keynote addresses,...

Nava Health & Vitality Center Announces Partnership with Personal Training App to Expand Services into Fitness
Nava Health & Vitality Center Announces Partnership with Personal Training App to Expand Services into Fitness

2017-04-12

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2017 — Nava Health & Vitality Center, an integrated health care center in the greater Baltimore-Washington area, announced plans today to introduce the new personal training app, gymGO, into its extensive list of wellness services. Nava’s expansion into fitness further advances the center’s holistic approach to a person’s overall health. “gymGO’s focus on personal training is a perfect fit for our personalized approach to health and wellness,” said Bernie Dancel, founder and CEO of Nava, “Through gymGO we are able to provide clients with an exercise service that can complement their current routines and improve their health.” Nava clients will receive two free small group sessions or one free one-on-one session, as well as an ongoing 20 percent discount...

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