Baltimore County to distribute free Chromebooks to veterans at CCBC

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Health and Human Services will be providing one free Chromebook to county residents who receive Survivor Benefits, Veteran’s Pension, or who participate in any of the other qualifying programs. The events will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, February 23 at CCBC Catonsville and on Friday, March 1 at CCBC Essex. […]

Groundbreaking ceremony held for Pikesville Armory transformation project

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Wes Moore, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, and other local officials this week attended a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the upcoming transformation of the Pikesville Armory in Baltimore County. The historic military site is set to be revitalized into an intergenerational regional hub to support recreation, sports, and the arts in the community. “We are here […]

Governor Moore announces first items in 2024 legislative agenda to support Maryland military families

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week declared 2024 as the ‘Year for Military Families’ in Maryland and announced a package of legislation that will support and empower Maryland’s servicemembers, military spouses, and caregivers. This is the first legislation announced by the Moore-Miller Administration for the upcoming 2024 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly. “Our military families sacrifice everything so […]

Baltimore County Commission on Veterans Affairs to host Veterans’ Celebration and Resource Fair

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Commission on Veterans Affairs will host its first-ever Veterans’ Celebration and Resource Fair at Towson University’s Union building on Sunday, November 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The daylong event will feature activities, refreshments and a wide range of resources, as well as a special ceremony honoring local heroes. Organized to bring veterans and their […]

Baltimore ranked among worst cities in U.S. for veterans, WalletHub study

BALTIMORE, MD—With Veterans Day approaching and the veteran unemployment rate at 3.6%, the personal-finance website WalletHub this week released its report on 2023’s Best & Worst Places for Veterans to Live. The report compares the 100 largest U.S. cities across 19 key metrics, ranging from the share of military skill-related jobs to housing affordability and the availability of VA health […]

Maryland Department of Health announces new $2.4M grant to support service members, veterans

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health this week announced a new funding opportunity for Maryland nonprofits to establish and expand community behavioral health programs for service members, veterans and family members. Selected applicants will be eligible to receive approximately $100,000 through the Sheila E. Hixson Behavioral Health Services Matching Grant Program for Service Members and Veterans. “Expanding behavioral health services […]

Motivational speaker, singer urges residents to send cards to White Marsh veteran celebrating 95th birthday

WHITE MARSH, MD—A White Marsh-area veteran is celebrating a big birthday, and a renowned motivational speaker and singer wants to help him celebrate. Janine Stange, who is known for singing the National Anthem in all 50 states, is urging her massive social media following to send 95th birthday cards and letters to Korean War veteran Harry Allender Sr., who will […]