Business, Education, Health, Politics

Councilman Marks honors 19 Fifth District Citizens of the Year

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Councilman David Marks on Tuesday announced that 19 outstanding volunteers would be named Fifth District Citizens of the Year. The Citizens of the Year program was created in 2011 as a way for Councilman Marks to recognize good works throughout the Fifth District, which stretches from Towson to Kingsville. Councilman Marks solicited nominations from the public, but also …


Business, Family

Central Christian Assembly donates over 1,200 boxes of food

ROSEDALE, MD—One local church is making a big impact this holiday season. The members of Central Christian Assembly in Rosedale donated over 1,200 boxes of food on Saturday, according to Councilman David Marks. The church is partnering with Farmers to Family to organize the grocery giveaway. Over 120,000 pounds of groceries will be given away over a five-week period. The …


Local organizations organize food drives, giveaways during holiday season

UPDATE: See photos from this weekend’s food donation here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Two local communities are getting into the holiday spirit by helping the less fortunate. Perry Hall’s Moores Meadows neighborhood organized a food drive that will provide more than 80 lunches to needy households, according to Councilman David Marks. In addition, Rosedale’s Central Christian Assembly is partnering …

Perry Hall Knights of Columbus Council donates 73 coats to needy children

PERRY HALL, MD—On Friday, Knights of Columbus Father Burggraff Council #6021, Perry Hall, donated 73 coats to the Center for Family Success in Essex. The coats, purchased by the Knights of Columbus, will be given to needy children by the Baltimore County Department of Health. Glen Sauer and Calvin Anthony from the Knights of Columbus joined Councilman David Marks, who …

Girl Scouts deliver cookies to police officers at White Marsh Precinct

WHITE MARSH, MD—Some local police officers received a very special delivery this week. On Thursday, the Baltimore County Police Department’s White Marsh Precinct received a deliciously-sized donation of cookies from Junior Girl Scout Troop 982, along with a heartfelt message from the girls: On behalf of Junior Troop 982 of St. Joseph Church Fullerton, a division of Girl Scouts of …

Perry Hall Girl Scout sends 500 thank you notes to health care workers

PERRY HALL, MD—A local Girl Scout been recognized for going the extra mile to express gratitude to frontline workers. Hannah Place recently wrote 500 thank you notes to health care workers. “Today, we honor Fifth District Good Samaritan Hannah Place, who lives in Perry Hall,” said Councilman David Marks. “When Cadette Troop 801 began writing thank you notes to health …

Bowman Restaurant delivers 50 meals to workers at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

CARNEY, MD—A local Carney restaurant is doing their part to help frontline workers deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bowman Restaurant on Harford Road delivered 50 platters to the staff at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center this week. The platters consisted of a crabcake sandwich on Kaiser roll, pina colada bread pudding, apple cake, snacks, and water. “Thank you, Bowman, …