September Breakfast: Friday, September 12th: Speaker - Susanne Sinclair-Smith, Executive Director of the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless

    CBN-MC Annual Golf Outing: Friday, September 26th: Falls Road Golf Club

    October Breakfast: Friday, October 10th: Speaker - Brendan Tuohey - PeaceMakers International

    Evening Reception: Tuesday, October 21st: Location - Markham's Bar and Grill

    21st Annual CBN-MC Gala: Friday, November 21st: Location - Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center



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CBN-MC Monthly Breakfast


NEW LOCATION! NEW LOCATION! NEW LOCATION!

Our monthly breakfast meeting on September 12th has changed to a new location due to the upcoming closing of Dave & Busters.

Join us this month at:

Timpano Italian Chophouse
12021 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852


(Located in the shopping center with Old Navy and Sports Authority on Rockville Pike. Parking is conveniently located outside of the restaurant.)


Join us for CBN-MC's Monthly Breakfast on Friday, September 12th, 7:25 am at the Timpano Italian Chophouse. Due to a scheduling conflict, our speaker this month is Susanne “Susie” Sinclair-Smith, Executive Director of the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless.
Ms. Sinclair-Smith oversees the day-to-day operations of MCCH and its affiliate, Coalition Homes, Inc., and implements strategic plans to advance solutions toward addressing and ending homelessness in Montgomery County. She has more than 25 years of experience in the non-profit and philanthropic sectors with a special focus on addressing the problem of homelessness and increasing the supply of affordable housing. She was founding executive director of the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless, served with the D.C. Program and National Policy Offices at the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, and was Director of Leadership and Policy Development at the Fannie Mae Foundation. Most recently, Ms. Sinclair-Smith oversaw the William S. Abell Foundation’s Strategic Initiative to End Chronic Homelessness in the District of Columbia and served as an expert consultant for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ development of Opening Doors, Federal Strategic Plan to End and Prevent Homelessness. She holds a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, and a J.D. in poverty law and clinical practice from the Antioch School of Law.

Register on the "Events"tab above. $20 for pre-registered CBN-MC Members. $30 admission at the door.


We'd like to welcome our newest Leading Sponsor - Ruppert Landscape!

Please join with the Board of Directors of CBN-MC in honoring the 2014-2015 CBN-MC Essay Scholarship Recipients.

• $2,500: Matt Edwards (St. Elizabeth's School) & Brigid English (St. Jude's School)

• $1,500: Atim Bedell (St. Francis International School); Sydney Bruno (St. Patrick's School); Jovan Kouakou (St. Raphael's School); Nick Lynch (St. Jane de Chantal School); Katherine May (St. Elizabeth's School); Dominique Melo (St. Mary's School); Samantha Miller (St. Jane de Chantal School); Nicole Romano (St. Andrew Apostle School); & Gabriella Sebastian (Our Lady of Lourdes School).

• $750: Amaiya Dowdell (St. John the Baptist School); Kyle Jensen (St. Mary's School); Lucy Reardon (St. John the Evangelist School); & Manav Talreja (St. Elizabeth's School).

The essays this year were especially well written. Congratulations!


Please join with the Board of Directors of CBN-MC in honoring the 2013 CBN-MC Catholic Schools Business of the Year, the 2013 CBN-MC Catholic Schools Volunteer of the Year, and all of the Nominees.

The Recipients and Nominees announced at the 20th Annual CBN-MC Gala are:

• CBN-MC Catholic Schools Business of the Year - Digital Infusion, Inc. - Hemant Virkar (Mary of Nazareth).

• CBN-MC Catholic Schools Volunteer of the Year - Peg Daly (St. John the Evangelist).

• Nominees for CBN-MC Catholic Schools Business of the Year: Long & Foster Real Estate Group - Rhonda Mortensen (St. Bernadette School); TransPerfect Legal Solutions - Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Reed (St. Elizabeth School); Shop Rite of Cherry Hill (St. Francis International School); Glotech Inc. (St. Jude Regional Catholic School); YNG Services - Mr. Galdamez (Saint Martin of Tours School); CRD Catering - Chuck Durbin (St. Mary's School); DiCocco Allstate Insurance Agency - The DiCocco Family (St. Peter's School); Interior Design Resource - Jo Fleming (St. Raphael School).

• Nominees for CBN-MC Catholic Schools Volunteer of the Year: Christine Zalewski, Kirstin Howard, Margaret Farrell (Holy Cross Catholic School); Kristin Sweeney (Mary of Nazareth School); MaryLu Hunt (Mother of God School); Mary Cahill (Our Lady of Lourdes); Bridget Ahmad (Our Lady of Mercy); Maria Fernandez McClure (Saint Martin of Tours); Kate Rogers (St. Bernadette School); Christine Maloney (St. Elizabeth School); Patricia Bulman (St. Francis International School); Andi Elliott (St. Peter's School); Mary Flaherty (St. Raphael School).

Congratulations and thanks for all you do for Catholic Education!!


The recipients of our 2013 Need Based Scholarships are from the following schools:

• $5,000: Holy Cross School (Lisa Maio Kane) & St. Bernadette's School (Cheri Wood)
• $2,000: St. Bartholomew School (Kathleen Miller); Little Flower School (Sister Rosemaron Rynn, IHM); St. John the Evangelist School (Sister Kathleen Lannak); Mother of God School (Dr. Andre Leyva & Alice Garvey); St. Martin's School (Sister Sharon Ann Mihm); Saint Francis International School (Tobias Harkleroad); St. John the Baptist School (Marianne Moore); St. Elizabeth's Catholic School (Vincent Spadoni); Mary of Nazareth Catholic School (Michael Friel); & St. Mary's School (Debra Eisel).

Congratulations!


2013 Catholic Business Person of the Year - Craig Ruppert

Craig Ruppert is president of Ruppert Companies, comprised of Ruppert Landscape, which performs commercial landscape installation/management from 15 branch offices in the mid-Atlantic region and employes over 850; Ruppert Nurseries, a wholesale tree growing operation with over 70,000 trees; and Ruppert Properties, which owns, develops and manages select commercial properties on the East Coast. Mr. Ruppert currently serves on the boards of Sandy Spring Bank, and St. John's College High School and is an active leader in numerous trade and charitable organizations including the Montgomery County Farmers Club, 2030 Group, Associated Builders and Contractors Leadership Development Program, Easter Seals Greater Washington-Baltimore Region, Food for the Poor, and The Community Foundation of Montgomery County. He and his family also perform philanthropic endeavors through the Ruppert Foundation, which supports charitable organizations primarily, but not exclusively, in the areas of childhood illness, distress, education and poverty.






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