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NGUYEN'S FUTURE IS WITH MCCRONE INC.

THE BALTIMORE SUN

Kim Anh Nguyen, civil engineer, has joined McCrone Inc. in its Annapolis headquarters. The engineering, environmental consulting, land planning, and surveying firm serves clients throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Nguyen will perform municipal, commercial, and residential transportation engineering services for McCrone's Annapolis office.

Nguyen, an Annapolis resident, is a graduate of the University of Central Florida in Orlando, where she studied traffic and transportation planning. She has been involved with the analysis, development, and design of local projects including South River Colony and Commons Corporate Center. She is currently working on the Wynnewood development. She is an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

TRESCOTT TO HANDLE CITY PLANNING IN FLA.

Rob Trescott, broker for Trescott Commercial Real Estate of Annapolis, has been selected to be the Main Street coordinator for the state of Florida, with offices in Tallahassee.

Bob has been active in commercial real estate throughout the Baltimore-Washington region for more than five years and has been involved in economic development both as a broker and developer and as a volunteer on state and local boards, associations and commissions.

Trescott will administer the statewide downtown revitalization program for small Florida cities, combining preservation of existing buildings, recruitment of developers and tenants, and promotion of goods, services and activities. Florida Main Street has served to spark renewal in two dozen cities and towns since 1985. Completed investment projects have a value of $120 million.

CALL GOES OUT FOR BEST REGIONAL LEADERS

The Baltimore Regional Council of Governments is calling for nominations for the Regional Leadership Awards Program, which honors excellence in providing innovative leadership to strengthen regional cooperation. The awards will be presented at a Dec. 6 luncheon at the Sheraton-Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore.

The public is encouraged to participate in the nomination process. One public or private sector individual from each local jurisdiction in the Baltimore area (Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard Counties) will join the ranks of those whose leadership, hard work, vision and daring were honored last year.

Nomination forms can be obtained by contacting the Regional Council at 554-5581.

GRADUATES READY TO ENTER BUSINESS WORLD

Fleet Business School of Annapolis recently graduated its 1989-90 class of business students in a ceremony that included 1960 Fleet School graduate Caroline Weiss as the guest speaker.

Fleet Business School was established in 1934 by Mrs. A. Gordon Fleet. A fully accredited school, Fleet recently moved to the new Sovran building on Riva Road in Annapolis.

Graduating with a 4.0 grade-point average (GPA), microcomputer software operations student, Deborah Matzel was the valedictorian. Sixteen other students earned medallions for their 4.0 GPAs. The following students graduated in Fleet's 1989-1990 class:

* Secretarial Program -- Sonya Beckner, Michele Foster, Patricia Gallahan, Christina Germann, Karon Holland, Rose McDaniel, Veronica Nutter, Jennifer Rembold, Paula Sharer, Laura Silveira, and Cassandra White.

* Microcomputer Operations Program -- Deneen Bowser, Dana Ciuffreda, Linda Day, Barbara Ellsworth, Nicole Galloway, Paulita Gross, Michelle Hipple, Tina Howes, Demetria Johnson, Lavonne Johnson, Stacey Jones, Tracy Kauffman, Tanjen Mackell, Tracey Martin, Tammy Milligan, Dawn Murray, Joy Parlett, Angela Rutherford, Jeneen Scott, Christa Smallwood, Denise Joy Tice, and Latanya Tolson.

* Business and Travel Program -- Margaret Dick, Danielle Ditzel, Sharyce Ellis, Kristen Paull, Tricia Gotwalt, J. Cory Hill, Denise Townes, and Caroline Weiss.

* Word Processor Program -- Dominic Brown, Deborah Burns, Marilyn Caswell, Irene Edwards, Tracee Goodwin, Jeanette Holden, Jo-Ann Johnson, Julia Johnson, Renee King, Sandra Neal, Mary Owens, Tisa Richardson, Denise Riegle, Venetta Williams, Mary Willis, and Samantha Wolod.

* Microcomputer Software Operations Program -- Christina Bowman, Sharon Childers, Gaunthney Crawford, Carol Dennis, Margo Earley, Dawn Elliot, Mary Ginger, Wendy Guest, Jeanie Hall, Rodecia Harvey, Kimberly MacDonald, Deborah Matzel, Marsha Mayberry, Mary Moreland, Michelle Morgan, Miyong Nelson, Rita Nurmi, James Powell, Robin Schmitt, Diane Snelling, Melissa Tauber, and Lynette Willis.

* Small Business Managerial Work-Study Program -- Kimberly Cash and Robert Dozier.

TALBOTT NAMED VP AT PERKINS-DE MARIS

Edwin M. Talbott has been appointed to the position of vice president of Perkins-De Maris Inc. of Annapolis, and has become a stockholder and director of the private investment banking firm.

Talbott, a native of Baltimore, joined the company in 1986 as director of corporate development. His prior experience includes management positions with Bendix Corp. (now Allied Signal) and Martin Marietta Corp.

RECREATION KEEPS MAP MEMBERS BUSY

Maryland Active Professionals is an organization of professionals between the ages of 25 and 40 who get together for a variety of recreational activities.

Its monthly calendars include athletic/fitness pursuits, such as golf, sailing, walking, volleyball and biking; social gatherings like, happy hours, dinners, dancing, parties, and new member brunches; local cultural events, including lectures and shows, and much more.

Members are encouraged to coordinate their favorite activities. Special events for October and November include bike rides on the newly completed B & A trail, golf on the Eastern Shore and a 10-course Chinese dinner prepared by an expert. Information: 268-2316.

OWENS SERVING AS CHEF AT EMPORIUM

The Butcher Shoppe & Gourmet Emporium, at Clock Tower Place on Forest Drive in Annapolis, has named Claire Owens as chef for its newly expanded operation.

Owens graduated from La Varenne Grand Diplome, a Paris gourmet cooking school, in 1978. She has been the creative chef for several acclaimed local restaurants over the past decade, including the Buttercup Tearoom and Les Survivants.

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