Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Not just another Bank Holiday a.k.a another day off…

by Erica Starr 14. January 2011
Dr. King is known for being an iconic figure in the advancement of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States and around the world. Each year on the third Monday of January schools, federal offices, post offices and banks across America close as we celebrate the birth and the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  January 17, 2011 (the observed holiday for Martin L King Jr. Day) marks the 25th anniversary of the national holiday commemorating the birth of Martin Luther King, Jr. If you&rs... [More]

Purple Fever: Catch It!

by Kevin Lynch 12. January 2010
Like the majority of Baltimoreans, we were really excited to see Baltimore's huge win over New England this past Sunday. I am still a little hoarse from yelling at the tv screen. To make the victory even sweeter, I had a friendly wager with some New England fans: New England Clam Chowder for Maryland Crab Soup. Needless to say, we'll be enjoying some "Chowdah" in the very near future. So, as the city is bathed in purple lighting and the Ravens flags fly, we'll be wearing our purple proudly on Fr... [More]

Community Spotlight - Jobs, Housing & Recovery (JHR)

by Pat Wellbrock 8. September 2009
1st Mariner Bank is committed to understanding the community it serves. We are proud to play a vital role by supporting and partnering with worthy organizations that improve the lives of families directly benefiting from their service. Check back with us often as we shine our spotlight on one of those organizations. 1st Mariner Bank is proud to support Jobs, Housing & Recovery (JHR) Everyday JHR provides an emergency lifeline for up to 275 homeless men and women in Baltimore. JHR offers 8... [More]


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