Thursday April 24, 2014

Community Care Partners for April-Elder Theodore L. Barber Scholarship Foundation, Inc

Listen Now - April 2014

Community Care Partners for April is Elder Theodore L. Barber Scholarship Foundation, Inc. and is dedicated to the memory of the late Elder Theodore L. Barber. He was an associate minister of the Refuge Way of the Cross Church of Christ in Baltimore, Maryland. He ministered and gave to the homeless, downtrodden poverty stricken and those who sought a second chance of life. He was a community activist who advocated promoting excellence in college bound students. The foundation was founded with the express purpose of aiding young people in going to college.

This non-profit organization offers students scholarships for academics and community services. Many projects are involved within this program; such as conducting college financial-aid workshops and having available resources for state and national levels. Students will also have the opportunity to become actively engage in extracurricular like being in a play production. Judge Claudia Barber looks forward to seeing new faces and give support to all academic achievers.

Judge Claudia Barber
Board Chairperson
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PHONE: (410) 880-6004
FAX: (301) 617-4978

10 Oak Run Road
Laurel, MD 20724
For more information visit http://home.earthlink.net/~marilynannette
 

Previous WEAA Community Cares Recipients:

901 Arts - http://901arts.wordpress.com
WAR-Women Accepting Responsibility - http://www.womenacceptingresponsibility.org
Garwyn Oaks Northwest Housing Resource Center  - www.go-northwesthrc.org
Heal a Woman to Heal a Nation - hwhnconference.com
The Black Male Engagement Initiative - www.bmecommunity.org
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake Baltimore - http://www.biglittle.org
The Cancer Support Foundation, Inc. - www.cancersuppoertfoundation.org
Susan G Komen - komenmd.org/2012
PMJ Foundation - www.pmjfoundation.org
Associated Black Charities - www.abc-md.org
BCDSS Adoption and Foster Care Families - www.dhr.state.md.us
The League - www.leagueforpeople.org
The Arena Players - Facebook Page
Baltimore City Dept. of Social Services Foster Care/Adoption Resource Program - http://dhr.maryland.gov/county/baltimorecity/foster.php
Beans & Bread – www.vincentbaltimore.org
Brothers Big Sisters of Central Maryland – www.biglittle.org
Daughter for the Day – www.daughterfortheday.org
Elite Dance Ministry – 410-303-9240
The League for People with Disabilities – www.leagueforpeople.org
National Great Blacks in Museum - www.greatblacksinwax.org
OrchKids – www.bsomusic.org
Promise Child - 410-963-1482
Project Mayhem – www.aaronmaybin.com
The Scott Lee Foundation – www.thescottleefoundation.org

For more information about WEAA Community Cares contact:

Sandi Mallory, Director of Public Affairs & Community Engagement
Telephone: 443-885-4531
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What is WEAA Community Cares?
Non-profits are proven champions in our community. The WEAA Community Cares Campaign is used to spotlight these organizations whose mission and values make a daily difference in the lives of others. Every month, WEAA partners with a non- profit organization and promotes the mission of the organization through this vignette, broadcasted several times daily on WEAA 88.9 FM

How to nominate an organization for WEAA Community Cares?
Listeners are encouraged nominate an organization that has touched lives, made an impact in their neighborhoods and considered a champion in the Baltimore and/or surrounding communities. Nominations should include a brief essay discussing their value, mission, and how they’re making a difference. Nominations can be mailed to:

WEAA 88.9 FM
Attn: Community Cares
1700 East Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21251
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The Community Cares Vignette airs several times daily on WEAA 88.9 FM. Listeners are encouraged nominate an organization that has touched lives and have made an impact in their neighborhood. Nominations include a 200 word essay discussing their value, mission, and how they making a difference. Nominations are mailed toThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Michelle Petties
Director of Corporate Underwriting

Michelle Petties has headed WEAA’s underwriting department since the Fall of 2010. She brings to WEAA more than twenty- five years of experience in implementing and executing national and local campaigns for a diverse portfolio of organizations and companies.  Michelle is a dedicated advertising and media professional committed raising the development and underwriting profile of WEAA.  The WEAA underwriting department has developed a number of programs, packages and opportunities designed for the benefit of WEAA supporters and sponsors. Michelle and the WEAA underwriting team are committed to providing creative, smart, cost effective ideas, and results driven solutions for an ever growing family of underwriters. 

Michelle earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from University of Texas at Arlington and will soon begin work on her MBA in non-profit management.

The team is currently launching WEAA’s Underwriting & More Roadshow. Each month underwriting representatives from WEAA and other media will provide short form presentations (Strategic Underwriting, Marketing, and Advertising for Small Businesses: Seven Easy Steps) for a select group or organization in the community. If you and your group (of fifteen or more) would like for WEAA come speak to your organization about best advertising practices for your small businesses, contact Michelle Petties at the email address or phone number below.

For more information on becoming an underwriter on WEAA, volunteering or interning in the WEAA underwriting department, you can email Michelle at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 443-885-4528.


Kassandre Monsanto
Underwriting and Development Associate

Kassandre Monsanto, the newest addition to WEAA’s underwriting department takes her clients to new heights. Hailing from Brooklyn, New York, the recent graduate earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations from Morgan State University.

Kae began her tenure at WEAA 88.9 FM as an underwriting intern, worked as the assistant producer on the Marc Steiner Show in 2012 and returned to underwriting department in January 2013. She provides versatility and a fresh perspective for clients looking to underwrite on WEAA. SEIU, the Baltimore School for the Arts and the Institute for Christian and Jewish Studies are just a few of her most recent clients.

Experienced in both the non-profit and public relations arena, Kae has a strong passion for public media and blogs at www.kaewashere.com, where her podcast Talk About It is featured.

Reach her now at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and learn how she can assist with your underwriting needs. Promote and position your business for success on WEAA today!

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For more information, about the WEAA Leadership Circle, please contact Norvelle Jackson at 443-885-2075 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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