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32nd Annual Maritime Magic

Presented by Allegis Group and its network of companies

Thank you for another incredible year, Baltimore!
SAVE THE DATE FOR MARITIME MAGIC 2019 - September 27, 2019!

This highly anticipated annual benefit event draws more than 2,500 guests to party the night away under the stars in celebration and support of Living Classrooms' important work in serving disadvantaged youth and adults throughout Baltimore and Washington, DC--making our community safer, stronger, and healthier.

This event has been rated one of the best benefits in Baltimore by Baltimore Magazine and The Baltimore Sun!


GREAT FOOD - local foodies are encouraged to attend for a unique opportunity to sample delicious and innovative creations from over 80 of Baltimore’s top chefs, caterers, mixologists, and craft brewers.

GREAT MUSIC - Maritime Magic 2018 featured reggae legends The Wailers spreading the message of One Love, bringing the world together as One Family, and bringing the classic Bob Marley & The Wailers songs, performances, and vibes to our waterfront venue. PLUS enjoy the funky tunes of opening act, Aztec Sun, who will bring their 10-piece band and "funk with soul" sound from DC to Baltimore.

GREAT CROWD and AMBIENCE - over 2,500 guests attend Maritime Magic to mix and mingle as they stroll our waterfront pier. Come in casual, festive attire and enjoy a pleasant evening under the stars with a great view of Baltimore’s Harbor, and an incredible ambience produced in partnership with Select Event Group.

SILENT AUCTION: Bid on fabulous items from vacation packages to gift certificates to sports memorabilia, and more!

GREAT CAUSE - Maritime Magic is a benefit in support of the innovative hands-on education, job-training, and health & wellness programs provided by Living Classrooms Foundation. Living Classrooms is a Baltimore- and Washington, DC-based nonprofit that disrupts the cycle of poverty and makes our community safer, stronger, and healthier by meeting individuals where they are and giving them skills for life.

Sponsorships and Media Sponsorships available--please contact Thara Taylor at if you would like to learn more about the exclusive perks of becoming a sponsor of this highly anticipated event.

View the Photo Album from Maritime Magic 2018
Courtesy of Photography by TrèLynn and Greg Lawler Photography

View the Photo Album from the 9th Annual Rising Stars Ceremony
Courtesy of Photography by Tre`Lynn

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    Rising Stars presented by "The Baltimore Business Journal"

    • Kristin Allender, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLC
    • James Bahr, CBRE
    • Kendall Barnes, Medstar Emergency Physicians
    • Mike Bass, First Home Mortgage
    • Paris Bienert, Chair of the Democratic Party for Maryland’s 46th District
    • Cole Blake, Feature Flooring
    • Nicole Canning, Allegis Global Solutions
    • Andre Cawley, St. Paul Research, a division of Agora Financial
    • Patrick Cotherman, CAM & Associates Wealth Management
    • Richard Craft, Academy Financial, Inc.
    • Ashley Day, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
    • Steven Delaney, Morgan Stanley
    • Greg Furshman, KELLY Benefit Strategies
    • David Goldman, Seawall Development Company
    • Michele Hayes, Niles Barton
    • Michael Hoffman, Verdence Capital Advisors
    • Jacob Klein, Harlem Lacrosse
    • Michael LaRoque, SpotsWash, LLC / Champagne Campaign
    • Maria Mendoza, MOI, Inc.
    • Alicia Mozina, The Empowered Woman's Network
    • Jessica Nyce, Planning Solutions Group
    • Lindsay Prokopetz, Laureate International Inc.
    • Mary K Richards, Pandora
    • Josh Russakis, Venture for America
    • Melanie Shimano, Green Street Academy
    • Chris Skandalis, The Columbia Bank
    • Paige Tester, 14 West/The Agora Companies
    • Laura Vogel, Unaffiliated
    • Devin Walsh, Chesapeake Brokerage
    • Caryn York, Job Opportunities Task Force


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