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The Catholic Business Network of Baltimore

CBNB February Meeting at Hayfields CC - John Rivera, Speaker

  • February 24, 2017
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Hayfields Country Club - 700 Hayfields Rd. Cockeysville, MD 21030


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Catholic Business Network of Baltimore (CBNB)

Friday, February 24th, 2017

7:30 - 8:30 AM Networking
8:30 - 9:30 AM Meeting & Speaker


Hayfields Country Club
700 Hayfields Rd. 
Cockeysville, MD 21030

John Rivera
Media Relations Manager at Lutheran World Relief

Topic: Disaster is our Business: The Practice of PR at a Faith-Based International Relief & Development Agency

John previously served as director of university communications for Notre Dame of Maryland University and as communications director at Catholic Relief Services. He also served as senior writer at CRS. He worked for 14 years as a writer and editor for The Baltimore Sun, where he served as a suburban bureau chief, a rewrite man, and covered the religion beat, specializing in explanatory stories on religious and theological trends.

Before entering journalism, he was a member of the Order of Carmelites, a Roman Catholic religious order, serving in North Hollywood, Calif.; Middletown, N.Y.; Chicago, Ill; El Salvador; and Washington, D.C. He taught classes in journalism and religious studies at Mount Carmel High School in Chicago, Ill., and St. John's College High School in Washington, D.C.

 John holds an M.A. in theology from the Washington Theological Union and a B.A. in journalism from California State University.

Thank you to our breakfast sponsor, PSA Insurance and Financial Services!

PSA Financial

Cost: FREE for "first timers", non-members $20

Membership Benefits inclusive with $100 annual membership fee:

• Monthly meetings (January - October)
• Deep discounts at Office Depot - up to 30% off retail
• Opportunities for leadership and volunteering
• The joy of making friends and sharing faith!

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