Published Authors, 9 and 7, Read Aloud from Their Book; Teach Writing Workshop to Elev8 Baltimore Middle School Students

elev8baltimoreMedia Advisory: March 18, 2015
Contact: Alexandria Warrick-Adams, 410-718-8482

What:   A pair of authors and entrepreneurs, brothers who are not even 10 years old, will speak to groups of middle school Elev8 Baltimore participants about their children's book, Champions of Change: Live to Give. Afterward, the brothers will facilitate a book writing workshop with Elev8 Baltimore's students.

When:   Wednesday, March 25, 2015: 4:15-5:15 p.m. at Commodore John Rodgers Elementary/ Middle School
Thursday, March 26, 2015: 4:15-5:15 p.m. at Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School

Where:   Commodore John Rodgers Elementary/ Middle School: 
100 N. Chester St., 21231 (Wednesday)
Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School: 
600 N. Patterson Park Ave., 21205 (Thursday)

BALTIMORE - Brothers Jeremiah and Joshua West, of Rochester New York, will read from their self-penned children's book Champions of Change: Live to Give at two East Baltimore schools, in an effort to teach other students about writing, entrepreneurship, philanthropy and community service.

After the reading, the brothers - who are 9- and 7-years-old - will hold a writing workshop and help the middle-graders in the audience learn to write their own books.

The Daily Record recognizes Cindy Plavier-Truitt as one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women

Circle of ExcellenceWith this Third Honor, Cindy Plavier-Truitt joins the Daily Record’s Circle of Excellence

Humanim congratulates Cindy Plavier-Truitt, Senior Vice-President and Chief Business Officer, for being chosen by The Daily Record as one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women. This is the third time (2006, 2009, 2015) she has been recognized for this outstanding achievement, which places her in The Daily Record’s prestigious group, the Circle of Excellence.

The Top 100 Women, celebrating its 20th anniversary, is a great tribute to the honorees for their many accomplishments and important contributions to Maryland. Cindy Plavier-Truitt was one of (nearly) 400 to be nominated for the statewide honor. Their educational and career history, professional and community involvement, corporate and nonprofit board memberships, and mentoring experiences were all carefully evaluated during the review process.

Karen Booth Chosen for Leadership Maryland Class of 2015

kboothxparentHumanim, Inc. employee and Davidsonville resident 1-of-50 to join program

Annapolis, Md. – Leadership Maryland announced today that Karen M. Booth, vice president, Behavioral Health Services at Humanim, Inc., has been chosen to participate in the professional development program dedicated to building a stronger Maryland by educating, cultivating and connecting our state’s brightest leaders. Booth is one of 50 Maryland leaders chosen for Leadership Maryland’s 23rd class – the Class of 2015 – who will complete the eight-month hands-on learning program focused on the state’s most vital social, economic and environmental issues.

Following a two-day opening retreat in April, the class will attend five two-day intense sessions focusing on Maryland’s economic development, education, health and human services, criminal justice, the environment, and multi-culturalism/diversity. These sessions will be followed by a one-day closing retreat in November and a graduation celebration in December. More than 100 experts representing business, government, education, and the non-profit community will serve as panelists and guest speakers.


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