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Port Discovery Children’s Museum and Maryland 529 launch the “When I Grow Up” Sweepstakes

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One winner will receive $529 toward college savings plus the chance to be a “conductor” for a day

Port Discovery Children’s Museum and Maryland 529 have launched a sweepstakes encouraging children to submit photos or drawings of what they want to be when they grow up.

T. Rowe Price Foundation Gives $1.3M in Grants to West Baltimore Nonprofits

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Strength to Love farm (via Baltimore Green Map)
Strength to Love farm (via Baltimore Green Map)

The T. Rowe Price Foundation made its biggest donation yet to help West Baltimore nonprofits. The grant money will support efforts to grow fresh produce, financial education and the capacity of the nonprofit organizations to help.

T. Rowe Price Taps Hopkins Alum as New President/CEO

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strombergWilliam “Bill” Stromberg will take over as president and CEO of Baltimore-based money management firm T. Rowe Price at the end of this year.

Johns Hopkins Snags More Bigwigs for Commencement Speakers

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As we previously noted, Johns Hopkins University undergraduates will be feted this year by Pixar president Ed Catmull (hence this very fun commencement speaker announcement). But all of Hopkins’s other schools and departments, including the Carey Business School, have their own commencement exercises–which means they get their own speakers, too.

LGBT Equality Advocates Give High Marks to Baltimore Companies

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via Human Rights Campaign
via Human Rights Campaign

When it comes to LGBT equality in the workplace, Baltimore, and Maryland in general, both get high marks from an influential group.

Someone’s Trolling T. Rowe Price…

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If you were downtown earlier this week, you may have noticed a bright red food truck. Don’t get your hopes up: It’s not the mobile taco truck you’ve been dreaming of. Instead, it was an elaborate promotional campaign by mutual fund company Vanguard. And it hardly seems like a coincidence that it was parked a short walk away from T. Rowe Price’s headquarters.

Modern Townhouse of Architectural Note, For Sale (Or Rent) In Federal Hill

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Hot House: 132 E. Montgomery Street, Federal Hill, Baltimore, 21230

Brick townhouse, circa 1875, completely modernized 2005, with exterior glass wall and balconies overlooking street and harbor. 3,588 sq. ft. with three bedrooms, four baths over three levels. Custom gourmet kitchen with extensive built-ins, office with built-ins, gas fireplace, master suite with dressing room and steam shower, full intercom and camera security system, two car garage, large rooftop terrace, full harbor views: $1,400,000. Also available for rent @ $4,500/mo.

What:  In 2001, Cristina Wasiak was named the first woman CFO of  T. Rowe Price. In 2003, she left the position for unspecified reasons, and hired well-known architect Rebecca Swanston to turn three Federal Hill properties, including an auto body shop, into a sleek city house. The entrance on E. Montgomery takes you right upstairs. The main living area is on the second floor to maximize light and harbor views – this house is among the very few with a full-on Inner Harbor vista.  It’s a show-stopping space, with sliding glass panels, metal balconies and gleaming hardwood floors — extensively photographed in Creating the Inspired House by John Connell. The kitchen is beautifully designed and perfect for entertaining, with a mahogany breakfast bar rising over granite countertops, top grade appliances and walls of high-end cabinetry that could house a collection of…whatever. Open floor plan here, with a gas fireplace and lots of room for a big cozy sofa.  Upstairs is a chic master bedroom suite as well as an entrance to the roof deck – furnished, this deck would truly be an outdoor living room. It’s big and inviting and comes with a wide-arm, expanding umbrella for shade in the heat of the day. The top floor also offers access to the  Federal style townhouse, one of the original three properties,  seamlessly joined, which offers a separate living and office area with entrance onto William Street.

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Where: This house virtually owns the corner of E. Montgomery and William Streets, a highly desirable Federal Hill location. Walk two blocks east and you’re standing at the summit of Federal Hill Park. A block west, and you are sitting outside at Regi’s, a prime-viewing platform for all the Federal Hill action. The Cross Street market with Nick’s Seafood, and all Federal Hill bars, galleries and shops are within a few blocks. Driving south on Light Street, pass the Science Center and take a left onto E. Montgomery Street. Number 132 is on the left.

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Baltimore’s Coolest Summer Internships — Start Readying Your Applications Now!

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We hate to hassle you right after winter break, but now’s the time to start looking. According to internship.com, the best time to apply for summer internships is before spring break — and some of Baltimore’s coolest and most interesting companies are just starting to post their 2013 internship listings. The details on a few of our favorites are below:

Under Armour:  The sportswear company clothes Olympians, Ravens, and even Batman. Prospective interns will be happy to hear that the company lists 39 summer internship possibilities, including apparel designers, graphic designers, retail strategizers, and logistics analysts. Internships run from May 28 to August 9, and are based in Baltimore. Applicants should have at least a 3.2 GPA.

Towson University Partners with T. Rowe Price for Real-World Finance Education

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T. Rowe Price Finance Lab at Towson University

I just got back from a wedding, and so I’m in the mood to celebrate unions of all kind. The new partnership between T. Rowe Price and Towson University may be a bit less romantic than what I witnessed up in New Hampshire, but it’s still an exciting example of how Baltimore’s education and business communities can benefit from one another in unexpected ways.

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