Friday, May 11 – In the News


A profile of the Washington Area Women’s Foundation (WG member) highlights the foundation’s Stepping Stones Inititiative and describes the impact of its “Training Futures” program on the life of a local woman. (WaTimes, 5/11)

[Md.] The Horizon Foundation (WG member)… has entered into a roughly $3 million financial partnership with Howard County General Hospital to improve geriatric and psychiatric care … and expand access for the uninsured. (Columbia Flier, 5/10) 

POLITICS
[D.C.] Sen. Cardin (D-Md.) is blocking Mayor Fenty’s schools takeover legislation over a dispute about the city’s plan to rebuild the Oak Hill youth detention center in Anne Arundel.  Post: “[I]t is appalling that Mr. Cardin would hold such a vital piece of local legislation hostage…” (WaPo, 5/11)

NONPROFIT FUNDRAISING
Is that special event going to be worth it? (Give and Take, 5/10)