Top 10 Free Things to Do in Baltimore This Summer

by Stacy Levin 24. June 2013
It's that time of year again – you know, the time of year when you’re free to go out and about without fearing frostbite or having to duck into a warm place to thaw out every hour or so. Maybe that’s a tad bit dramatic, but you can’t argue with the fact that right now, we have warmth and long daylight hours on our side! With weather this nice it makes no sense to spend all your time cooped up indoors or to spend money on activities you could enjoy any time of the year. Su... [More]

1st Mariner Featured in U.S. Army PaYS Program Testimonial Video

by Stacy Levin 16. May 2013
Last year, 1st Mariner Bank utilized its partnership with the United States Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) Program with our first recruit, Ciara Brown. A former Chemical Operations Specialist in the Army Reserve, Ciara was hired as a teller at our Cockeysville branch. The PaYS Program is committed to assisting Soldiers in securing their future once their service to our country is complete. Their website describes the program as a "win-win-win" for the Army, the Sol... [More]

Why Buy Local?

by Wade Barnes 25. April 2013
Consider this: A tomato seed planted hundreds of miles away takes the journey through life and makes its way to the grocery store chain in your neighborhood. Along this journey, the tomato was likely picked when it was still green so that it wouldn’t be rotten from the time it takes to get from the farm to the store. Not only this, but typically tomatoes don’t grow well when picked pre-maturely nor do they ripen organically while inside a trailer being pulled across the country. T... [More]


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