Thank you to all of the women and men who have served and continue to serve our country. This Veteran’s Day, we would like to honor Mike, former SEAL, as our Mentor of the Month! He learned about the Cal Ripken, Sr.
This week, we welcomed Stephanie Green. Stephanie will be working as the newest program coordinator in the Park Services department. We are very excited to have her join the CRSF team! Let’s learn more about Stephanie in her own words…
April showers bring May flowers! Or so we thought here in Baltimore. We’re doing a bit of spring cleaning and annual check-ins here at the Foundation to prepare for summer programming. This includes annual background screenings, training, and recertification in first aid, AED, and CPR!
They are devoted to your mission.
They are understanding, kind, and compassionate.
They help improve the lives of others.
They are driven and inspired to serve.
They are volunteers.
There are three essential components to the Badges for Baseball program: consistent law enforcement and adult mentorship, the Badges for Baseball curriculum, and a team sport. The program was created to reach youth by using baseball and softball as the hook. What makes the Badges for Baseball curriculum so unique is that it can be used with any team sport. Baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, and any you can think of. The lessons are applicable to any sport!
Let’s Talk About Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Most commonly known as a concussion, TBI is an injury to the brain caused by a blow to the head or body. The blow can either be through contact with another player, hard surface, or ground, or by being hit by a piece of equipment such as a ball, stick, or helmet. No matter the severity of the blow, a concussion can occur without loss of consciousness and is always serious.
Whose stories are not being told, are not known, but should be?
And more importantly—to whom are we not speaking?
Today is "I Am a Mentor Day" and January is National Mentoring Month, so we thought we would share why we mentor or why we feel mentoring is important.