As if Phil Han '04 didn't have enough to do, he's opening a donut shop, Sundays Bakehouse, in Hampden. The BBJ has details in this article.
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Jack Auen '15 will be performing with The Bakers Dozen, an A Capella group from Yale, at Germano's Cabaret in Little Italy. The event, part of the group's spring tour, will take place on Tuesday March 21. Let's have a good showing of support! Purchase your tickets here.
LAX midfielder Wade Oursler '17 is one of the "heavyweights of the 2017 high school lacrosse season" in Baltimore Magazine's March issue. See the nod to lacrosse greats Theodore Bauer '70 and Harry "Mac" Ford '81 too.
Spotted in the Wall Street Journal, in a February 22 article about cooling investment in the apartment market: "'Our business has radically changed,' said Toby Bozzuto [Gilman 1992], president and chief executive of the Bozzuto Group, which owns or manages 59,000 apartments in cities across the U.S. 'I haven't seen anything this seismically different since 2008, when credit dried up.'" Read the article in the WSJ (subscription required).
Eno Umoh '04 and Austin Brown '05 are the driving (or is it flying?) force behind the new Baltimore Drone Racing League. Both young men are co-founders of Global Air Media, which will launch the league. Read the Baltimore Sun article.
The Kellog School of Management at Northwestern University named Karlo Young '97 as an alumni Kellogg Youn Impact Scholar. The program endeavors to foster social change agents. Read more about the program here.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Maryland Chapter selected Raymond L. Bank '71 as the 2017 Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year. He will receive his award at the annual Fundraising Day in Maryland Conference's Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award Luncheon on June 5. Ray served as President of the Gilman Board of Trustees from 2002-2006 and was integral to the success of the $50 million Character * Leadership * Commitment: The Campaign for Gilman School. Congrats! Learn more about Ray here.
Cyrus Jones '12 candidly discusses his challenging rookie season in the NFL with Childs Walker '94. Read the article.
Two athletes from the Class of 2015 played for JMU's 2016 NCAA Division I Championship team. Jahee Jackson played offensive lineman and Rob Branch played safety. Go Dukes!
Chaz Howard '96, university chaplain at Penn, encourages readers to find peace through spirituality in his new book, Pond River Ocean Rain. The book is available on the Abingdon Press website.
John Chirikjian '13, a Yale senior, took a family portrait for a professor. Little did he know the photo would accompany an article about the impact of the recent immigration executive order on families published in the Washington Post. Read the piece.
Four Gilman alumni - Dan Baker '00, Alex Benfield '10, Sam Frank '08 and Jake Tunney '08 - are part of the team behind the inaugural Aging2.0 Baltimore Accelerator. The (fabulous) four, along with their teammate Maren Ray, have planned a series of events beginning in March with a goal to catalyze innovation in healthcare technology for the 55+ community through human-centered design. Events include a Kick-off Night and Hackathon on March 10 - 12, 2017, at the Digital Harbor Foundation, a series of Focus Groups, March 18 - April 8, 2017, at Brightview Senior Living, Erickson Senior Living, or CHAI, and the Final Pitches, April 18, 2017, at the Digital Harbor Foundation.
After traveling alone through 32 countries on six continents, Evan Rice '04 has written The Wayfarer's Handbook: A Field Guide for the Independent Traveler, which will be published in April 2017. It "doesn't tell readers to go anywhere, it shows them how to go everywhere," according to a summary on Amazon. Learn more about the guide and order your copy in advance of publication here.
Teddy Davidson '05 appeared on WBFF Fox45 News to discuss the work of Volunteering Untapped, of which he serves as board chair. Watch the clip on the Fox45 website.
Blank Rome Partner Jonathan Scott Goldman '92 was sworn in January 17 as Executive Deputy Attorney General in charge of the Civil Division of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He was appointed by Attorney General-Elect Josh Shapiro. Read the release on the Blank Rome LLP website.
Darin Hall '85 has been appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank Cincinnati Branch Board of Directors. Darin is the executive vice president of the Cincinnati Port Authority. Read the announcement from the Port Authority.
B'more Organic, owned by Jennifer and Andrew Buerger '83, is one of three businesses to win the OnDeck Seal of Approval Contest. Winners receive $10,000 and a one-on-one coaching session with Barbara Corcoran, of "Shark Tank" fame. Read more on the OnDeck website.
Reed Cordish '92 has been named an assistant to the incoming president. He will be responsible for "presidential initiatives that require multi-agency collaboration," including technology innovation. The Baltimore Sun tells the story of how a lawsuit filed by Donald Trump turned into a friendship with the Cordish family.
Michael Blum '71 directs a revival of "Threepenney Opera" at Spotlighters Theatre. Read about his interpretation and presentation on the Sun website.
Cheo Hurley '92 is featured in a new video about the work of Park Heights Renaissance. Cheo is the organization's executive director. (You can read more about his work in the Fall 2016 Gilman Bulletin.)