Toys for Tots: Everyone Deserves a Holiday

by Stacy Tharp 18. November 2014
Each year around the holidays, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve collects toys to distribute to less fortunate children through their Toys for Tots program. The goal of the program is to deliver, through a new toy, a message of hope to less fortunate children that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens. Last year 57,000 toys were distributed to underprivileged children in the Baltimore region. This year, all of 1st Mariner Bank’s retail branches are collecting... [More]

Expect. Employ. Empower.

by Lauren Banner-Russo 1. October 2014
October is a time for pumpkin spiced lattes, crisp fall weather, and colorful leaves on trees. Not only is it a time to recognize the changing of the seasons, it is also a time to recognize those with disabilities. October is designated by the U.S. Department of Labor as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The focus of this campaign is to increase awareness about disability employment issues and celebrate accomplishments made by individuals with disabilities. The theme surroundin... [More]

Proud Participants in Operation Hire: Maryland's 100 Day Veteran Hiring Challange

by Lauren Banner-Russo 2. July 2014
July 4th is an exciting time of the year; it's a time for cookouts with friends and family. Many people dress up in patriotic colors and honor our freedom with parades and fireworks. While these are fun ways to celebrate, it is important to remember the veterans and active duty military that fight to keep our freedom every day! 1st Mariner Bank’s Recruitment Division has put a large focus on hiring more veterans in 2014 and are making great strides to meet these goals. The Maryland Depa... [More]


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