Farrah Hall: Windsurfing In The Olympics With A Maryland Flair
What a journey it has been for Farrah Hall as the U.S. Olympic windsurfer from Annapolis gets ready to compete on the world's biggest stage in the London Games.
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Smooth Sailing for Olympic Windsurfer Farrah Hall of Annapolis
Baltimore Sun, July 22,2012, by Jean Marbella – After being denied trip to Beijing Olympics, windsurfer prepares for London
First, the spot she won on the Olympic team for the Beijing Games was taken away and given to a competitor. Then, after making this year's team, she learned her sport would be dropped from the Games after London. Read more...

Farrah Hall Fought for Her Olympic Journey
Annapolis Patch, July 20, 2012, by D. Frank Smith – Local Olympian Farrah Hall, who will be windsurfing in the upcoming London 2012 Summer Olympics, fought to fund her dream every step of the way. Hall, a Cape St. Claire native and 1999 graduate of Broadneck High, was recently profiled by The Washington Post about her Olympic voyage, and how she raised funds herself to make it to London.
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Annapolis Windsurfer Closes In On Securing Olympic Berth
The Capital, October 26, 2011, by Bill Wagner – Annapolis resident Farrah Hall is one step away from earning the lone United States berth in women's windsurfing class for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Hall's performance last week in the waters off Mexico shows she can compete successfully on an international stage. Read more...

Compass Marketing Chairman & Ceo John White Wins 2011 Man Of The Year Title
After an intense yet fun filled 10-week campaign, Compass Marketing Chairman & CEO John White with the help of his Compass Cares fundraising team won The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 2011 Man of the Year award! Read more...

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Compass Marketing CEO John White 2011 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man & Woman Of The Year Nominee
Compass Marketing Chairman and CEO John White has been nominated by The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society as a candidate for their 2011 Man & Woman of the year title. Read more...


Farrah Hall, the #1 Ranked Women’s Windsurfer in the Country, Set to Compete in the Formula Windsurfing World Championship
Annapolis’ own, Farrah Hall, America’s top-ranked women’s windsurfer, will compete at the Formula Windsurfing World Championships on March 21-27, held on Lake Potrerillos, Argentina. Read more...

Compass Marketing Sponsored Farrah Hall Finishes First in the Formula Women's Fleet
World Class windsurfer Farrah Hall, sponsored by Compass Marketing recently finished first out of the Formula women's fleet and 18th overall in the 2009 US Windsurfing National Championships in Hood River, OR. It was a distance race in ideal conditions that included both slalom and Formula competition. This is a great accomplishment as Farrah trains for the 2012 Olympics. Good luck Farrah!

Compass Marketing Makes Donation to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Compass Marketing and Chairman/CEO John White are proud to contribute to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. This donation will help the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to take full advantage of the tremendous opportunities in CF research on the horizon.
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Compass Marketing Sponsors 5th Annual Drive for a Cure Golf Tournament
Compass Marketing provided sponsorship in the form of goodie bags to support The 5th Annual Drive for a Cure to support Stop Autoimmunity Forever (SAF), an organization dedicated to raising funds to support research necessary to cure autoimmune diseases.
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Compass Marketing Sponsors the Anne Arundel County Court Appointed Special Advocates' Barristers Ball
This support will help bring hope, advocacy efforts and support to the children involved in the Anne Arundel County child welfare and court systems. Anne Arundel County CASA, Inc. is the advocate and support for abused and neglected children to ensure their right to safe, stable and permanent homes.
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Compass Marketing donates to Freetown Elementary School's Living Classroom Program
Compass Marketing, Inc. Chairman & CEO John White recently donated to Freetown Elementary School to allow 50 fifth graders to participate in the Living Classroom Foundation's Program.
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Annapolis' jilted Olympic windsurfer vindicated -
Hall wins ruling against US Sailing

By BILL WAGNER, Staff Writer, The Capital
Annapolis windsurfer Farrah Hall has received some serious vindication in her two-year battle with US Sailing. On Friday, a panel appointed by the United States Olympic Committee issued a unanimous decision stating that US Sailing's protest and redress system violates the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act of 1978. Read more...

Compass Marketing recently sponsored the 4th Annual Halloween Bench Press at The Westminster Family Fitness Center
Team Compass, led by Keith Barrett, served the very important role as referees and spotter/loaders for the event. Shelly Fulton, the event coordinator was extremely grateful for the generous contribution and volunteer service to make the event as successful as it was. Compass Marketing is a proud supporter of community events that promote health and fitness.

Compass Marketing announces sponsorship of the Harford County Detachment of the Marine Corps League 2nd Annual Golf Tournament to benefit the Marines Helping Marines Program
The donation is to help wounded veterans from the global fight against terrorism. Compass Marketing and CEO John White are passionate about helping service men and women and their courageous fight to protect their country. Read more...

Compass Marketing and The Rockfish Restaurant Present "Rock the Pink", a Benefit Concert and Breast Cancer Awareness Night
John White, Chairman & CEO of Compass Marketing, Inc. and Delegate James King, owner of The Rockfish Restaurant will be hosting a free “Rock the Pink” benefit concert on Sunday, November 2nd, 2008 starting at 8pm with 10% of all restaurant sales going towards the fight against breast cancer.
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Compass Marketing Entered a Team in the 2008 JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes
Team Compass participated in the 2008 Walk to Cure Diabetes to benefit the Maryland Chapter of JDRF. Joseph White, nephew of Compass Marketing Chairman and CEO John White, was diagnosed with type 1 juvenile diabetes when he was 5 years old. Read more...

Compass Marketing Sponsors the Towson University Alumni Lacrosse Team in the 2008 Alumni Lacrosse Tournament to benefit the Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center and the Dick Edell Gift Trust
Compass Marketing Chairman & CEO John White today announced his company will be sponsoring the Towson University Alumni Lacrosse team, his Alma Mater, in the 2008 Alumni Lacrosse tournament to be held at Genesee Valley.
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Team Compass Rides Again!
Once again, Compass Marketing will be sending a team of bike riders to ride in this year's JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes held in Whitefish Montana. Twenty-five extraordinary riders are working hard to raise together $100,000 to meet their fundraising goals and make sure everyone can travel with them. It also means that they need to buy a few bikes which should tell you a lot about the amazing commitment of the team. Read more...


Compass Marketing Announces Sponsorship of local Annapolis Olympian, Windsurfer Farrah Hall
John White, Chairman & CEO of Compass Marketing, Inc., today announced his company’s sponsorship of Annapolis windsurfer Farrah Hall, one of two contenders to represent the USA at the 2008 Olympic Games in China. Read more...

Press Coverage:
USA Today, April 3, 2008 (PDF)
The Capital, April 4, 2008 (PDF)


Compass Marketing Sponsors "Bartending for Charity Competition" at The Rockfish Restaurant
Maryland elected officials competed at the "First Annual Bartending for Charity Competition” at The Rockfish Restaurant on March 18th and March 25th from 6 to 11pm. The Rockfish held the competition to determine what charity would recieve the $5,000 they had raised throughout the year from several local businesses and corporate sponsors. Read more...

Compass Marketing Co-Sponsors Autism Nights at the Rockfish Restaurant
Compass Marketing is Co-sponsoring “Autism Family Awareness Nights” with The Rockfish Restaurant in Annapolis. Starting February 19th, every third Tuesday of the month families living with autism are invited to enjoy an evening out from 5pm-10pm at The Rockfish. Special menu items are available taking into account different preferences and allergies. Read more...

Compass Marketing Provides Advertising Services to the United Way of Central Maryland's 'Maryland Charity Campaign'
Compass Marketing donated their time and resources to help the United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) complete their 2007 Maryland Charity Campaign Directory and 2007 Retiree Directory. Compass' advertising and marketing department provided their graphics and publication layout services. Read more...

Compass Marketing Sponsors JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes Team
Compass Marketing, Inc. is sponsoring a team of riders to participate in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's (JDRF) "Ride to Cure Diabetes" on Saturday, June 23, 2007 in Sonoma, California. This is a cause close to the heart of the Chairman and CEO of Compass Marketing, John White, whose six year-old nephew Joseph was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes last year. Read more...

John White named to the United Way Central Maryland Campaign Board
John White has been named to the United Way Central Maryland Community Partnership Board. John's role will be as an ambassador, helping UWCM solidify & expand existing business relationships, and acquire new ones, by setting up meetings with CEOs and other business leaders. Read more...

Compass Marketing Inc. brings 40 Annapolis kids to the 18th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Dinner in Glen Burnie
John White, Chairman, Compass Marketing Inc. was excited to be able to bring the kids to this annual event. "This celebration dinner, to remember Dr. King, is an event all children should be able to attend. Read more...

Compass Cares supports Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB)
CRAB is dedicated to providing sailing opportunities to persons with disabilities and their families and to make sailing accessible to all people, regardless of their financial situation.


Public Service Announcement for MD Drivers
Compass Marketing sponsors television ad to drive positive reminder to Marylanders. John White, Chairman and CEO of Compass Marketing Inc, along with his brothers and sisters, are shown in a television commercial to remind MD drivers not to drink and drive and to buckle up this holiday season.

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Governor Ehrlich Unveils First Anne Arundel County School Skipjack to Benefit Anne Arundel County Schools Arts Program and Special Olympics
An uplifting event to benefit both the Anne Arundel County Schools Arts Program and the Special Olympics Maryland took place as Governor Ehrlich on his own lawn helped unveil the first of 16 Skipjacks, models of the famous Annapolis sail boat, that are being painted by children at area Anne Arundel County Schools. Read more...

Event Raises Funds for Local High School Theatre Department
Compass Marketing sponsored a car wash to support the theatre department of Chopticon High School. Funds raised will be used to purchase new microphones, speakers, lighting, materials to build sets as well as advertising and rights to shows.

Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ “Sailing Into the Arts Program” Takes Off With Help of Major Sponsor
The Sailing Into the Arts Program is a public art display of 15 fiberglass skipjack sculptures. Art students in each of the 12 high schools and students from three of AACPS’ special centers will decorate the sculptures. Sculptures will be displayed throughout the county in the spring of 2006 and then auctioned to raise funds for the school systems’ art program. Read more...

4th Annual Chrome City Ride for Kids with Disabilities to benefit the Benedictine School
Compass Marketing sponsored this annual ride of motorcycles, street rods and custom cars through Maryland’s scenic Eastern Shore ending at the Benedictine School’s campus in Ridgley, Maryland. The day’s events included door prizes, auctions, trophies, music and a catered lunch. Read more...

Compass Marketing helps returning wounded soldiers feel more at home.
In conjunction with other Maryland Businesses, Compass Marketing helped completely rebuild and furnish The Maryland Room, a reception area within the Malcolm Grow Medical Center at Andrews Air Force Base. Read more...
         
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