Parkville Rec Council dedicates ball field to Ed Pinder [VIDEO]

Pinder FieldLast month, Diamond #27 at Belmont Park in Parkville was officially named “Pinder Field” in honor of Edward T. Pinder, local attorney and longtime Parkville Recreation Council leader.

The field dedication, sponsored by Baltimore County Government and the Parkville Recreation Council, recognizes Pinder’s years of volunteer service to youth athletic programs in the community.

A past president and board member emeritus of the Rec Council, Pinder served as commissioner of Parkville Softball from 1999 to 2009, but is perhaps best known for his years as a softball coach and mentor to young people.

“Ed’s dedication to the Parkville community is second to none,” said Jason A. Plotkin, Pinder’s law partner. “Pinder Field is a beautiful tribute to a man who has spent his life serving others, and will be a permanent reminder of his selfless contributions to his hometown.”

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Founder of the Parkville-based law firm, Pinder Plotkin LLC, Pinder received the prestigious “Spotlight Award” from the Maryland State Bar Association in 2009 in recognition of his outstanding community leadership.

He also received Congressional and Maryland General Assembly citations in 2001 for his service to the Parkville Rec Council, and a Maryland Senatorial citation in 2010, which named him Volunteer of the Year. The Maryland State Bar Association was on hand for the field dedication.

Ed Pinder Field Dedication


Governor Hogan honors locals at CCBC Essex, tours Franklin Square Hospital

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Lt. Governer Boyd Rutherford, Angel Park’s Kelly Szczybor, and Governor Larry Hogan (image via Councilman David Marks)

On Monday, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan held a cabinet meeting at the Community College of Baltimore County’s Essex campus.

The governor, along with Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, also honored many prominent community volunteers and organizations at today’s meeting.

Among those presented with citations were Angel Park’s Kelli Szczybor, the Back River Restoration Committee, White Marsh resident Robert Romadka Sr. (a community advocate for the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company), and the Eastern Technical High School soccer team.

Governor Hogan also toured Franklin Square Hospital with Jason Plotkin, president of the Parkville Carney Business Association, and Delegate Christian Miele, both of whom work for the Pinder Plotkin Legal Team in Parkville.

See photos from the events below.

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Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, the Back River Restoration Committee, and Governor Larry Hogan (image via Councilman David Marks)
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Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, Robert Romadka Sr., Governor Larry Hogan (image via WMVFC)
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Governor Larry Hogan, Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, and the Eastern Tech Soccer Team (image via Councilman David Marks)
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Councilman David Marks and Angel Park’s Kelly Szczybor (image via Councilman David Marks)
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Delegate Christian Miele, Jason Plotkin, and Governor Larry Hogan (image via the Pinder Plotkin Legal Team)
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Image via the Pinder Plotkin Legal Team