(BALTIMORE – June 18, 2019) – Bmorenews.com publisher Doni Glover is about to celebrate a milestone, 25 years in the journalism industry, on next Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 6 yo 7:30 pm at the Winthrop House.
Hosted by Dr. Patricia Newton and emceed by Senior Journalist Charles Robinson of Maryland Public Television, the event will also feature the Joe Manns Black Wall Street Awards. Part of the proceeds go towards a book scholarship for students at Morgan State University’s Global School of Journalism & Communications.
In addition to covering the business and political scene in Maryland, Glover also founded The ORIGINAL Black Wall Street SERIES back in 2011 with the assistance of Peggy Morris of Sisters 4 Sisters Network, Inc.
The ongoing business networking string of events was designed to celebrate black entrepreneurs and professionals as well as the people who support them regardless of race.
To date, Bmorenews and its partners have recognized over 1,500 individuals in 6 US cities: New York, Baltimore, Washington, Richmond, Atlanta and New Orleans.
Honorees for Tuesday’s event include Moses Hammett. Other honorees include Shina Parker and Monzella Saunders-Owings of Integrity Title and Escrow, LLC, Bea Odom Scott, Janet Arce Rosado, Leslie Fleming and Sha’ron Lynn.
Who is Moses Hammett?
Moses Hammett, M.H.S., is the Principal Consultant at Hammett Solutions, LLC. Prior to launching his consultancy, he worked for the Center for Urban Families for 19 years in the roles of Director of Workforce Development and Partnership Liaison. Prior to joining CFUF, he worked for the University of Maryland Drug Treatment Center where he coordinated the substance abuse treatment services contracts with the U.S. District Courts of Maryland, Federal Bureau of Prisons and Federal Parole and Probation. His 30+ year career in human services also includes working with the Juvenile Offenders’ Community Supervision Program. Before transitioning into human services, he worked as a District Sales Manager and Independent Distributor for the Baltimore Sunpapers and USA Today.
Moses was raised in Baltimore, Maryland, and continues to reside in Northwest Baltimore. He currently serves on the Boards of New Song Community Learning Center, an educational institution serving the Sandtown-Winchester Community and Overcoming Poverty Together (OPT), a micro-lending non-profit organization, providing business loans to women in Indonesia.
As a graduate of the Greater Baltimore Committee Leadership Program (2005), Moses continues to serve the City of Baltimore as a leader, activist and mentor to those who want to effect change for the betterment of the citizens.