EPISODE 48: Cass discusses Ravens significant role as shared Baltimore centerpiece

Yes, it’s time for football season again in Baltimore! As much as we never “stick to sports” at Baltimore Positive, this week we’ll take a long, hard look at the state of the Baltimore Ravens franchise with the man who knows it the best. Team president Dick Cass joined us at our newest downtown set at Ruth’s Chris Pier 5 for an extended conversation about the NFL, its future and the role of the football team in our community.

When it is functioning at its highest level, sports brings a community together in a unique and powerful way. We have seen this every time Baltimore has brought home a title and shared a parade – from the Colts of 1958 and the Orioles of 1966 right through the Ravens’ last two miracles this century and memories that are cherished throughout our region.

We covered a lot of ground with Dick Cass in three segments. This is Part 3.

Just how important ARE the Baltimore Ravens to Baltimore?

Tune in to hear what the leader of the organization believes…

We have been doubling up on guests lately so you’ll have even more reasons to come to Baltimore Positive and subscribe to our podcasts and videos and watch and listen from any device in the world. We are trying to have a regular “release” schedule but we have more episodes than we have days!

Next week: make sure you catch our lengthy chats with Baltimore super agent and mensch Ron Shapiro, who discusses the role of mentoring from Faidley’s Seafood at Lexington Market and Reverend Al Hathaway from Union Baptist Church, who discussed the history of Baltimore and poverty with us at Jennings Cafe on Thursday.

OUR UPCOMING BALTIMORE POSITIVE SCHEDULE:

Yes! You’re invited to come and join us!

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12: Sarah Hemminger of Thread will join is at Jennings Cafe in Catonsville at 11 a.m.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13: Former NAACP President Ben Jealous at State Fare in Catonsville at 9am for a breakfast chat.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19: Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott will join us at Faidley’s Seafood in Lexington Market at 11 a.m.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26: Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will join us at State Fare in Catonsville at 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2: Our U.S. Congressman John Sarbanes from the 3rd District will join us at Faidley’s Seafood in Lexington Market at 11 a.m.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3: A morning doubleheader with Baltimore Homecoming leaders J.M. Schapiro and Nate Loewentheil at 8:45 a.m. and our U.S. Senator Ben Cardin at 10 a.m. from State Fare in Catonsville.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10: State Senator Bill Ferguson will join us at Faidley’s Seafood in Lexington Market at 9 a.m.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7: Chair of the Appropriation Committee of the Maryland House of Delgates Maggie McIntosh will join us at State Fare in Catonsville at 9 a.m.

We want to thank all of our sponsors, supporters and friends who have allowed this Baltimore Positive platform and movement to become part of your lives and routine. And thank you for sharing our conversations with your community and world!

We also want to recognize the partnership at Center Maryland the Building Equity: Education Equity And Affordable Housing Conference.

Hope to see you around Baltimore soon…

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