Oren D. Saltzman
, of Owings Mills, a member of the law firm of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC, was named the 2012 Maryland Attorney Advocate of the Year by the Baltimore district of the Small Business Administration. The award recognizes the attorney who "volunteers time and energy outside of business duties to assist small firms, advocates on behalf of small businesses, supports initiatives to promote legislation strengthening the overall health of small business, and participates in other activities to improve the economic climate for small businesses." A past president of Temple Emanuel of Baltimore and past board chair for the Howard County Division of the American Heart Association, Saltzman currently serves on the board of directors of the Colleen and Erin Marlatt Scholarship Fund. He resides in Owings Mills with his wife and two children.
Roland O. Campbell Jr
., a real estate CEO, was nominated recently by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz to serve on the Baltimore County Revenue Authority -- a quasi-governmental agency that manages the county's municipal golf courses, parking facilities and the Reisterstown Sportsplex and ice rink. Campbell, of Pikesville, is the president and CEO of ROC Inc., a real estate advisory firm, recent chairman of the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce, and past-president of the Pikesville Chamber of Commerce. He succeeds Joseph Blair, whose term expired last June.
Junior Achievement of Central Maryland
, in Owings Mills, has announced that University of Phoenix and its parent company, Apollo Group, will offer 15 full-tuition scholarships to JA staff members, teachers and volunteers looking to obtain undergraduate or master's degrees. For more information on eligibility and applications, go to http://www.phoenix.edu/i-scholarships, or contact
. Scholarship applications are due by April 12. The winners will be announced May 24.
LeTip of South Carroll
meets every Thursday morning at The Harvest Inn, 2007 Liberty Road, in Eldersburg, from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. in the dining room. LeTip is a leads group that invites businesses, especially start-ups, to visit and see what the group is about. For more information, or to reserve a spot for breakfast, call Bob Batz at 410-876-4171.
Black Eyed Susan Coffee-Candy-Cream & More
, 7 Railroad Ave. in Glyndon is hosting these events to celebrate Maryland Day:
Friday, March 23, at 6 p.m., meet world-renowned cartoonist from The Economist Magazine and The Baltimore Sun, Glyndon Resident Kevin "Kal" Kallaugher, who will host a book signing and art display and sale.
Saturday, March 24, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., meet local paper artist Susan Heidebrecht for a paper-making demonstration and sale. See unique work including decorated eggs, cards, gift tags, bookmarks and other small gifts with a springtime theme. Then from 2-5 p.m. Darlene Jones will host an art display and signing from 3-7 p.m. Her work to be featured includes both original oil paintings and limited edition prints and they focuses on Maryland Landmarks.
The shop is also offering special offers during the celebration. For more information, call 410-833-5427, 410-627-1345, or go to http://www.blackeyedsusangiftbaskets.com.
, 303 Main St., is hosting these events in March:
Wednesday, March 21, 6-7 p.m., March Writers Group. The Baltimore Free Writers meet in the bookstore. Sign up at http://bfw.0fees.net.
Saturday, March 24, 3-5 p.m., Tea with Harry Olson. Owings Mills author, Harry Olson, has a new Christian self-help book called, "St. Paul's Secret." Refreshments will be available.
For more information, call 410-833-5151, e-mail
, or go to http://www.constellationbooks.com.
The Reisterstown-Owings Mills-Glyndon Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Group
is hosting "High Tea & Networking," 5-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 25, at Hyatt Place Owings Mills, 4730 Painters Mill Road, with networking, drinks and door prizes. Attendees are asked to "wear your best 'High Tea' hat." Cost, before April 18, s $35 per member and $45 per guest. After April 18, $40 per member and $50 per guest. For more information, or to sign up, call 410-702-7073, e-mail
, or go to http://www.romgchamber.com.
Maryland Public Television
recently launched a new, online personal finance advice column by veteran business correspondent and television anchor Karen Gibbs. "Ask Karen Gibbs" tackles consumer questions and provides tips on money matters for persons of all life stages and incomes. Gibbs offers her perspective on current financial issues and addresses money questions from the public. Advice seekers may send questions via email to
. Go to http://www.mptgetincharge.com.
The Baltimore Humane Society
, at 1601 Nicodemus Road, hosts evening dog hikes on Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. The walk is about 1.5 miles. Walkers may bring their own dogs, or walk a shelter dog. Walks will start again in spring.
In case of inclement weather, hikers will be notified by email, or the Baltimore Humane Society Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/BMOREHUMANE or Twitter page at twit-ter.com/bmorehumane.
The society has spay and neutering services avail-able, as well as vaccina-tions and deworming. For more information, go to http://www.bmorehumane.org/home.