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A Valuable Perspective

  • Hosted by Becki Bees

"A Valuable Perspective" features interviews with residents of Roland Park Place, Baltimore City's only full-service, accredited, non-profit Life Plan Community. During each episode, they share stories, experiences and viewpoints on a myriad of topics including financial planning, advances in medicine, education, romance, dealing with life’s changes and staying fit, to name a few.

Roland Park Place residents are perfectly positioned to share opinions and expertise on the same questions, concerns and debates at the forefront of society today. With episodes coming every month, the topics will always be relevant to what’s currently on the minds of everyday listeners.

Solomon H. Snyder

Mar 5, 2020
Johns Hopkins University

Becki talks with Dr. Sol Snyder, Roland Park Place resident and founder of the Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Nancy Holder

Sep 24, 2019

Roland Park Place Resident Nancy Holder talks about her years of community service working with children and adolescence.

Nancy Bradford

Aug 20, 2019

Roland Park Resident Nancy Bradford talks about remaining active in the community and her work with Turnaround Tuesday.

Dr. Clive Schiff

Jun 25, 2019

Roland Park resident Dr. Schiff joins Becki to talk about his active life of research with Johns Hopkins and developing his early interest growing up in Africa.

A Valuable Perspective - The Zimmermans

Apr 17, 2019
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Roland Park residents Dr Jack Zimmerman and his wife Doris join Becki on this episode to discuss their healthy, happy marriage going back 65 years to their first meeting and a coin flip.

A Valuable Perspective - Lillian Burgunder

Mar 25, 2019
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Roland Park Resident Lillian Burgunder talks about the value of developing an appreciation for art early in life.

A Valuable Perspective - Betsy Hughes

Nov 30, 2018

Roland Park Place resident Betsy Hughes talks about her past experiences and current role with The Vane Brothers Company.

A Valuable Perspective - Richard Springer

Aug 30, 2018

Dick Springer, a 20 year State Department veteran recalls his service.

A Valuable Perspective - Gary Blauvelt

Jul 10, 2018

Roland Park Place resident Gary Blauvelt talks about his 41 years of teaching and leadership at Friends School of Baltimore.

A Valuable Perspective: Margaret Budd

May 3, 2018

Ms. Margaret Budd, Roland Park Resident and a woman that has been on a musical journey most of her life.

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On this month’s episode, Host Lisa Haynes discusses a remarkable time in the history of Baltimore city with the redevelopment of the Inner Harbor. Her guest is Roland Park Place Resident, Mr. Martin Millspaugh, a life-long resident of Baltimore and one of the master developers of the Inner Harbor project.

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On this month’s episode, Host Lisa Haynes discusses a remarkable time in the history of Baltimore city with the redevelopment of the Inner Harbor. Her guest is Roland Park Place Resident, Mr. Martin Millspaugh, a life-long resident of Baltimore and one of the master developers of the Inner Harbor project

A Valuable Perspective: Embracing Change

Jan 10, 2018

On this month’s episode, Host Lisa Haynes discusses dealing with various changes in life. The guests are Mrs. Catherine Beyer and Mr. Ernest Ritenhouse, both residents of Roland Park Place as they share stories about some of the changes in their life and how they learned to overcome the fear of change and started to embrace it.

A Valuable Perspective

Nov 28, 2017

The first podcast in a monthly series that explores the stories of some of Baltimore's residents that call Roland Park Place home.