Pictured (LtoR) Paul Thaler, National LGBT Bar Association director of external affairs; Rodolfo Finocchi, Children’s National Medical Center research and development engineer; and Kevin Shollenberger, Johns Hopkins University vice provost of student affairs
Pictured (LtoR) Jon Kaplan, Meadow Mill Athletic Club fitness director; Aaron Merki, Weinberg Foundation program officer; Paul Pineau, Johns Hopkins University general counsel; and Elizabeth Embry, Maryland Attorney General’s Office chief of criminal division
Pictured (LtoR) Mara Keisling, National Center for Transgender Equality executive director; Patrick Paschall, Free State Justice executive director; and Jessica Weber, Free State Justice board president
Pictured (LtoR) Laura Howell, Maryland Association of Community Services executive director; Michele Douglas, Public Policy Partners partner/lobbyist; Susan Murray, Honeywell graphic designer; and Betsy Cerulo, AdNet CEO
Pictured (LtoR) Craig Sauerwalt, T. Rowe Price assistant vice president for digital marketing; Ryan Saadeh, Brown University student; and Eli Saadeh, Hammond High School student
Pictured (LtoR) Ryland Sumner, Free State Justice board member; John Bond, Brown Advisory analyst; and Keith Stone and J.J. Baylin, Brown Advisory co-heads of private equity
Some of the evening’s desserts sported Free State’s new logo.
Guests mingled inside and outside the Baltimore Museum of Industry, enjoying the Inner Harbor at dusk.
The evening’s highlight was the unveiling of the merged organization’s new name.
More than a couple hundred people attended the celebration.
Marking Milestones (June 30, 2016) Over 300 people came to the Baltimore Museum of Industry to celebrate the merger of FreeState Legal and Equality Maryland – advocacy groups for Maryland’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. Guests from around the state had a chance to catch up with one another and enjoy the offerings from a number of food stations and bars set up throughout the museum. The highlight of the evening was the unveiling of the new organization’s name – Free State Justice.