Wednesday, July 29, 2015

In This Issue:

Check Your Head: Early Concussion Detection Key »

It’s not hard to stumble across a story about concussions these days. They seem to be everywhere. Regardless of your media of choice, whenever the talk turns to sports or head injuries, that topic pops up, sooner rather than later.

HRi Puts the ‘Human’ Back in Human Resources »

As Human Resources inc. (HRi) celebrates its 25th anniversary, President Tim Schaffer reflected on how his field has changed during those decades.


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Latest News

Plans Revealed for New Hotel at Maryland Live!

The Capital has reported that the Cordish Companies, the developers of Maryland Live! Casino, want to build an 18-story hotel at the Hanover casino, and that plans for the project are before the county Office of Planning and Zoning.

According to The Capital, the long-discussed plans show a proposal for a 300-room, 20,000-square-foot hotel on a five-acre site behind the casino, which is next to Arundel Mills, to also include 370 parking spaces.

The story went on to say that, because of the hotel’s height and proximity to nearby BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, the project required approval from the Federal Aviation Administration, which was granted July 7.

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Guest Article

What Is Good Sportsmanship? High Schooler Seeks – and Finds – the Answer

Zach Wilhelm, a rising high school sophomore and a dedicated wrestler, unexpectedly had to define good sportsmanship on a deeply personal level. He received recognition from the Howard County Public School System, but he still believes his opponent, coaches and team deserve the credit for helping him make the right decisions.

Now on summer break from school, Wilhelm shared his story with The Business Monthly.

As a freshman at Mount Hebron High School, he was wrestling in his first tournament, the Husky Open. He had already lost one round, and if he lost another, he was out of the tournament. “I didn’t know who I was wrestling,” Wilhelm recalled. “I just knew it was important.”

One of the competing wrestlers did not have use of his legs, and wrestled using his core, hands and arms. A few minutes before the match,

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