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BLocal effort garners ‘Marylander of the Year nominations’ for Daniels, Peterson

For the second year in a row, Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels and Ronald Peterson, president of the Johns Hopkins Health System, have been named finalists for The Baltimore Sun‘s Marylander of the Year distinction. Daniels and Peterson have been nominated alongside BGE CEO Calvin Butler for their work on BLocal, a sweeping plan that leverages the collective economic power of 25 founding companies to build, buy, and hire locally in Baltimore. The program aims to infuse at least $69 million into local and minority-owned, women-owned, and disadvantaged businesses over the next three years. More from The Sun: … Continue reading