The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) today announced a new commitment to better serve the communities in which our team members live and work, with a new minimum wage of $15 per hour. This increase will result in approximately 1,500 employees, or five percent of the System’s workforce, receiving a pay increase. “Investing in our team members is an investment in our future and in our communities,” said Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of UMMS. “We are committed to providing equitable
West Cecil Health Center receives approval on a $1.9 million spending plan Funding improves healthcare services in Cecil and Harford counties (Conowingo, Md.) The Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) approves West Cecil Health Center’s (WCHC) two-year spending plan for $1.9 million in aid to support preventative care, increase operational capacity, enhance healthcare services and continue to prevent, mitigate, and respond to COVID-19. The WCHC spending plan will focus on the
Baltimore Football Hall Of Famer Jonathan Ogden Urges Marylanders To ‘Make An Impact,’ Get Vaccinated
Pro Football Hall of Famer Jonathan Ogden earned his place in history protecting quarterbacks. Now, in partnership with the University of Maryland Medical System, the former offensive tackle says you don’t need a Super Bowl ring to watch your loved ones’ blind side.“I know a thing or two about protecting others. That was my responsibility on the football field, and it’s still my responsibility. That’s why I got the COVID vaccine,” Ogden says in a new public service announcement for UMMS encouraging
Real Life Prosthetics? celebrates its 20-year anniversary here in Harford County. On May 3, 2001, Jonas Seeberg, CPO/LPO, FAAOP, Founder and President of Real Life Prosthetics?, along with William Coleman, CTP, CPA, Vice President, and Sandra Yeater, CFO, opened the Box Hill Corporate Center location in Abingdon, MD. Twenty years later, Real Life Prosthetics™ operates three additional satellite offices located in Chestertown, MD, Towson, MD and Newark, DE. Moving forward, Real Life Prosthetics? plans to
Harford County Public Library Sponsors Author Tour and Hosts Group Discussions for 2021 One Maryland One Book
Harford County Public Library is sponsoring the 2021 One Maryland One Book author tour and will host several group discussions in September and October. The 2021 One Maryland One Book is Ross Gay's "The Book of Delights: Essays." Gay's book is a collection of lyrical essays. He wrote one essay per day over a tumultuous year and took the time to find “delights” in his everyday life. The essays range in topic from the beauties in nature to what it is to be a Black man in America. Free copies of the book
Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway’s 21st annual River Sweep, a volunteer shoreline and roadside clean-up in celebration of World Rivers Day, will take place rain or shine Saturday, September 18 in Havre de Grace, Conowingo, Perryville, Port Deposit, Charlestown and on Garrett Island. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and River Sweep will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. Two new locations have been added this year--Rodgers Tavern Museum in Perryville and Susquehanna State Park in Havre de Grace.
Melissa Mullan, an investment advisor representative and a Retirement Income Certified Professional® at Harford Financial Group, has received the Certified Financial Planner™ certification. The Certified Financial Planner™ certification is the standard of excellence in financial planning. It is given to professionals who meet rigorous education, training and ethical standards. Recipients are committed to serving their clients' best interests to prepare them for a more secure future. Mullan, a Harford
Bel Air, Md. – Harford Mutual Insurance Group Assistant Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary Geneau Thames, Esq. has been reappointed by Governor Larry Hogan to serve another term on the Maryland State Ethics Commission. The State Senate Executive Nominating Committee renominated Thames, and she was sworn into the Commission in July. Thames will serve a five-year term. “It is a tremendous honor and privilege to be reappointed to the State Ethics Commission and I look forward to continuing to
Bel Air, Md. – Harford Mutual Insurance Group has been named to the Ward’s 50 ® list of top-performing property-casualty insurance companies for 2021. The company was recognized for outstanding financial results in the areas of safety, consistency, and performance over a consecutive five-year period. “This is an incredible achievement, recognizing our outstanding financial results over the most recent five-year period, highlighted by 2019 and 2020 representing the best years in our storied 178-year
Bel Air, Md. - Harford Mutual Insurance Group is proud to announce it has won an Impact Award from the Novarica Insurance Technology Research Council, the largest peer-juried awards in insurance technology. Harford Mutual Insurance Group was named the midsize property/casualty winner in the Core Initiatives category for creating a new policy administration system and building an agency quoting portal. The project was executed in just 17 months and increased production of agency-rated business by
Bel Air, Md. - Harford Mutual Insurance Group has been named the overall winner of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) 2021 Award in Innovation. NAMIC created the Award in Innovation in 2014 to recognize mutual insurers that exemplify the vision and entrepreneurialism it takes to stay relevant in changing times. Harford Mutual received the overall award for its innovative Pipeline and Perpetuation initiative. The goal of the initiative is two-fold: attracting new talent to the
Dakota M. Laidman-Murray, P.E. has earned registration as a Maryland Professional Engineer, adding to the Delaware P.E. credential she earned in 2017. Landmark is a site/civil and water resources engineering, environmental sciences, and land surveying consulting firm in Newark, Delaware and Aberdeen, Maryland, where another Maryland Professional Engineer will be of value. Laidman-Murray serves as head of the Water Resources department and is a principal of Landmark, where she has worked for nine years.
Bel Air, Md. - Harford Mutual Insurance Group announced that its Board of Directors has approved the promotions of two employees to officer level as Assistant Vice Presidents. Stacey A. Rebbert has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Marketing & Corporate Communications. A marketing professional for 35 years, Rebbert joined Harford Mutual in 2013 as Marketing Manager and was promoted to Director of Marketing & Corporate Communications in 2018. Rebbert developed the strategies behind the company’s
Towson, Md. – Towson University announced that Stacey A. Rebbert, Director of Marketing & Corporate Communications at Harford Mutual Insurance Group, graduated from the Towson University Professional Leadership Program for Women, a professional development program dedicated to increasing the capacity for leadership and influence for women leaders in Greater Baltimore. Towson University honored the entire 2021 class at a ceremony held virtually on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. This was the sixth cohort of the
Bel Air, Md. - Harford Mutual Insurance Group has released its 2020 Annual Statement. 2020 presented unprecedented obstacles and challenges, but Harford Mutual Insurance Group was able to stay committed to their purpose, mission, vision, and values. They surpassed a 2024 goal of $240 million in direct written premium four years early, ending 2020 with a record-setting $261.6 million -- the best year in the company’s 178-year-old history – and a 13.3% revenue growth compared to 2019. The company also
Bel Air, Md. – Harford Mutual Insurance Group announces industry and educational achievements reached in 2020. Harford Mutual’s Internship Program has quickly grown over the last eight years and is now one of the best in the insurance industry. The company was recently named a 2020 Winner for the Rising Insurance Star Executives (RISE) Elite 50 Internships, an annual program recognizing the top 50 insurance internship programs in the U.S. Submissions were anonymous and judged in 10 categories, including
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