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Murthy Attends United Way Tocqueville Society Events

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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, is an active member of the United Way of Central Maryland’s (UWCM) Tocqueville Society, which honors major donors who have shown exemplary generosity in their annual giving. She recently attended two of its events. Murthy attended the April 11th Tocqueville Leaders Gathering at the Willard Hotel in…

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Murthy Sponsors Dinner Honoring Dr. Madhav Chavan of Pratham

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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, was master of ceremonies at an April 24th, dinner honoring Dr. Madhav Chavan, founder and CEO of India’s renowned educational nonprofit, Pratham. The event was held at Bombay Tandoor in Vienna, Virginia, and hosted by Pratham’s Washington D.C. chapter. The Murthy Law Firm was a proud sponsor…

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Murthy Active in SAALT

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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, attended an April 19th VIP reception at the 2013 National South Asian Summit in Washington D.C., an event organized by SAALT, South Asian Americans Leading Together. SAALT is a national, nonpartisan nonprofit that works to strengthen the voice and influence of South Asians in the United States,…

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Murthy Chairs CCBC Global Education Gala

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Sheela Murthy, founder and president of the Murthy Law Firm, was this year’s honorary chair for the Community College of Baltimore County’s (CCBC) annual fundraising gala – An International Affair: Passport to Global Education – held on April 13th in Baltimore. The event was a roaring success, and was attended by upwards of 700 people.…

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Sheela Murthy to Co-Chair Event to Aid Baltimore’s Homeless

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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, co-hosted a luncheon at the Center Club on January 29th to kick off this year’s fundraising effort for the Journey Home, a joint initiative of the City of Baltimore and the United Way of Central Maryland, which are working together to make homelessness rare and brief. Ms.…

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Murthy Kicks Off Fundraising Drive for International Education

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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, was the featured speaker, at the International Week Global Lecture Series at the Essex campus of the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) on November 15th. Murthy, who is honorary chair of CCBC’s Global Education Initiative, spoke about her path “From Immigrant to Expert,” tracing her personal…

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Pratham D.C. Gala Raises Money to Educate Children in India

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On November 3rd, Pratham D.C. – the local chapter of the internationally renowned educational foundation, Pratham – held its first-ever fundraising gala in Vienna, VA. The event was a rousing success, attended by leaders of the region’s IndianAmerican community, whose combined generosity raised a healthy sum to educate disadvantaged children in India. As the event’s…

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Sheela Murthy Helps Raise $250,000 to Feed Indian Children

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At a fundraising dinner in Northern Virginia on Sunday (23.Sep.2012), Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, helped raise $250,000 from an enthusiastic gathering of the region’s IndianAmerican business elite, all to benefit the Akshaya Patra Foundation. The Bangalore-based nonprofit serves hot lunches to more than 1.4 million school children every day, in ten…

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Murthy Throws First Pitch to Honor Girl Scouts’ 100th Anniversary

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While some 40,000 fans were looking on, Sheela Murthy threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Orioles-Nationals baseball game on Sunday, June 24th at Baltimore’s Camden Yards. As part of the Girl Scouts’ Grand Slam 100th Anniversary Celebration, Murthy was chosen to do the honors. She is a longtime supporter of the Girl Scouts,…

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Murthy Honored at Children’s Guild Gala

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Hundreds of friends, family members, and well-wishers packed the ballroom at Valley Mansion in Cockeysville, MD last Saturday to honor Sheela Murthy for her outstanding humanitarian work and philanthropy. The applause was thunderous when Ms. Murthy took the stage to receive the 2012 Sadie Award from the Children’s Guild at their annual gala fundraiser, Cabaret…

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