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Spotlight Volunteer Vivian Fenton of the Baltimore Cash Campaign

Posted by on Nov 10, 2013 in Giving, Local | Comments Off on Spotlight Volunteer Vivian Fenton of the Baltimore Cash Campaign

Since 2009 Vivian Fenton has been a volunteer with the Baltimore CASH-Creating Assets, Savings & Hope-Campaign a nonprofit dedicated to providing free tax preparation and financial services to low income families in Baltimore. Each year, Baltimore CASH recruits, trains and IRS certifies hundreds of volunteers like Vivian to provide free tax preparation and savings opportunities for thousands of Baltimore families. In 2013, CASH Campaign volunteers provided free tax preparation to over 8,000 families in the Baltimore metro region and helped 250 individuals save over $25,000 dollars in U.S. Savings Bonds. In her four years volunteering with Baltimore CASH, Vivian has helped keep money in the pockets of local residents who need it. Every year, through comprehensive trainings, she earns her IRS Certification to volunteer during tax season (January – April). Vivian can often be found at the entry point...

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Shay Sharpe – Mother, Advocate, Entrepreneur and Breast Cancer Survivor

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Giving, Inspirational, Local | Comments Off on Shay Sharpe – Mother, Advocate, Entrepreneur and Breast Cancer Survivor

Imagine you are the typical 26 year old woman. You have a great job, you met a wonderful guy, go on to get married, start having children and you begin to build the life you’ve always dreamed of. Everything is perfect, until find out that you have become the one out of eight women that will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. This is the story of Shay Sharpe. She had it all, made more money than most women did at her age, had a beautiful daughter, was wearing the hottest labels, walked around with designer bags, and ate out at high end restaurants not just once a week, but a few times a week. But before she knew it, she would loose it all. Cancer took everything. The first thing Shay lost were her breasts, followed...

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B Woman Magazine is Seeking Guest Bloggers!

Posted by on Oct 4, 2013 in Beauty, Dining, Fashion, Giving, Home, Local, More, updates, Weddings, Wellness | Comments Off on B Woman Magazine is Seeking Guest Bloggers!

What exactly isguest blogging? In a nutshell, guest blogging is writing blog posts for other people’s blogs or websites. In return, you get a link back to your website andsome online promotion of your brand. Why guestblog? Tremendous way to build awareness of your brand Network online Develop professional relationships Your brand will reach an audience that has not been exposed to it before We’ll not only expose you on your website, but also on our social media sites! Guest Blogger Guidelines Anyone is welcome to be a guest blogger on B Woman Magazine, but must meet the following requirements to be considered. Relevance –Please propose a topic that is important to our women readers. Content should fall into one of the following categories: fashion, beauty, dining, wellness, interiors, giving, weddings and local things about Baltimore.  All other categories...

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Three Women, Three Stories, One Mission – Baltimore Humane Society

Posted by on Sep 10, 2013 in Giving, Local | Comments Off on Three Women, Three Stories, One Mission – Baltimore Humane Society

The Baltimore Humane Society (BHS) is an organization filled with love, compassion and dedication. They pride themselves on what they do, and for good reasons. BHS is a no-kill animal shelter that cares for animals as if they were their own. They provide foster and adoption services to pet owners, as well as, low-cost, subsidized Spay/Neuter & Pet Wellness Center, which assists in “helping to control the epidemic of pet overpopulation and serve low-income pet owners with quality pet care and vaccinations.” They have a magnificent staff, but their organization would not be what it is today, without the help of their compassionate volunteers. They provide the support that their organization needs to truly ensure these animals safety, health and happiness, and they are invaluable to their success. I got to sit down with each of these women, and...

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