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Baltimore Regional Council of Governments is accepting nominations for its Regional Leadership Awards Program. Contact Carol Ruth at 554-5581 for nomination forms.

Maryland Small Business Development Center recently published a Southern Maryland Arts and Crafts Directory. Call 1-800-762-7232 for free copies.

Dundalk Community College will be host to a group of labor leaders from Bolivia. Sponsored by the AFL-CIO, the group will be observing the college's labor studies program, which is coordinated by Everett G. Miller.

Robert W. Wood Co., a Columbia-based facilities planning and management company, completed an asbestos-removal project for the Levindale Nursing Home in Baltimore.

Moore Stephens, a consulting and accounting firm in Bethesda, formed a partnership with Mortenson and Associates, an accounting firm in New Jersey.

BTR Realty Inc. announced the completion of a 9,000-square-foot office building at 4600 Wilkens Avenue in the Wilkens Beltway Plaza. Owned by Kensington Associates, the building is 62 percent leased, according to BTR, which represents the property.

Harkins Builders is building Maiden Choice Terrace, a 78,000-square-foot apartment complex for the elderly in Catonsville. Shelter/Can-American Group in Baltimore is the .

owner, and Winsor-Faricy Architects Inc. of St. Paul, Minn., is the architect.

Uniglobe Accent Travel Inc. in White Marsh installed a computer service that checks for the lowest-priced airfares.

The Country Court Deli at 105 W. Chesapeake Ave. in Towson is now owned by Willette Rosenbaum.

Columbia-FreeState Health System is relocating in the first part of 1991 to the Annapolis Regional Medical Center at Admiral Cochran Drive.

Kidde Consultants Inc., an engineering and planning firm, moved to 7505 Standish Place in Rockville.

Preston Productions in Bel Air produced 30 political television commercials for candidates running for office in Harford County.

The Corporate Image, an etiquette, communication and wardrobe consulting firm, moved to the Oakland Mills area of Columbia.

Open for business

Michael D. Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, part of the College of Business and Management at the University of Maryland, opened a Baltimore office at the University of Maryland Baltimore County's Technology Enterprise Center. Susan Green was named manager of the Baltimore office.

Liberty Disposal Inc. opened a roll-off disposal service in Finksburg. Matt Brigance is president.

The Omni Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore opened Jackie's Cafe, The Baltimore Grille and The Corner Bar.

Melart Jewelers moved to a larger location on the upper level of the Owings Mills Town Center.

New Home Services Inc., a new-homes management and

marketing consulting firm for builders and developers, opened at 8221 Old Courthouse Road in Vienna, Va. George R. Middleton is president.

New accounts

Overlea Caterers of Baltimore was named the exclusive catering firm for The Babe Ruth Birthplace and Baseball Center.

Flohr-Lytle Studios in Frederick will be painting and airbrushing murals for a Chi-Chi's restaurant in Mainz, Germany.

Jordan-Azzam, a Baltimore-based advertising, graphic design and public relations agency, is producing a brochure for Fairchild Space and Defense Corp.

Gray Kirk & Evans, a Baltimore-based marketing, advertising and public relations agency, is providing public relations services for International Drug Registration Inc., a pharmaceutical testing registration company in Rockville.

Fast & Associates Inc., a Columbia-based advertising firm, is providing advertising materials for TCB Yogurt in Washington.

Richardson, Myers & Donofrio, a Baltimore-based marketing communications agency, is representing the mid-Atlantic hotel division of Marriott Corp.

Performance Solutions, an Ellicott City-based provider of training and development programs, is conducting a sales training program for Eyre Tour and Travel in Glen Elg.

The Rouse Co. of Columbia was chosen by The Irvine Co. to manage the Newport Center Fashion Island shopping center in Orange County, Calif.

The Bomstein Agency, a Washington-based advertising firm, is representing Crosspointe P.U.D. in Fairfax Station, Va., and The Smithsonian Museum Shops in Washington.

The Kemplin Group, a Columbia-based business management consulting firm, is representing Lakefront Printing in Columbia, Star Printing in Greenbelt and Langmead Wiring Systems Ltd. in Baltimore.

Public Service

MCI Telecommunications in Perryman is donating its computer printout paper to the Northern Maryland Association of Retarded Citizens. NMARC collects the paper and sells it for recycling.

William J. Rider was named to the certification board of directors for the Disaster Recovery Institute. Mr. Rider is disaster recovery coordinator for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland.

Tissue Banks International in Baltimore announced that John J. Grande Jr. has been named chairman of the A. Edward Maumanee Society, researchers of eye diseases and disorders. Mr. Grande is president and CEO of Grand Financial Services Inc. in New Jersey.

Catherine Janson and Joanne Settel were named to the board of directors for Careerscope Inc., a non-profit career counseling agency in Columbia.

Baltimore Council AFL-CIO passed a resolution endorsing the 1990 United Way campaign.

Catherine Janson and Joanne Settel were named to the board of directors for Careerscope Inc., a non-profit career counseling agency in Columbia.

Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Inc. named the following to the board of directors: George F. Cormeny Jr., First National Bank of Maryland; Joseph J. Fonte, Signature Development Co.; Anthony T. Hawkins, The Rouse Co.; Sandra S. Hillman, Trahan, Burden & Charles; Isaac Lycett, Downs Stationers & Engravers; Jonathan Soudry, La Provence Restaurant; and Michael Whipple, Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel; William Glazer, Market Center Association; Rev. William N. McKeachie, Charles Street Association; Charles Neustadt, Market Place at the Harbor; George G. Balog, Baltimore Department of Public Works; Honora Freeman, Mayor Schmoke's office; and Walter Sondheim, Center City-Inner Harbor Development. Downtown Partnership also named Bernard C. Trueschler of Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. chairman and Ronald D. Mettam of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co. vice chairman of the 1991 membership campaign.

Dundalk Community College received a $15,548 grant from the Maryland Department of Education's Division of Vocational Technical Education to improve the college's occupational programs.

N. Mark Freedman was named chairman of the University of Baltimore's 1990 Phone-A-Thon. Mr. Freedman is a partner with Katz, Abosch, Windesheim, Gershman & Freedman, a Baltimore accounting firm.

Signet Bank contributed $2,000 to Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development, an organization that arranges educational, human services and housing projects.

Chase Bank of Maryland gave $4,000 to underwrite a photographic exhibit at the Banneker-Douglass Museum in Annapolis. The exhibit is part of the Annapolis Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival.

John M. Freeman was named chairman of the Steering Committee on Insurability for a joint project sponsored by the National Health Council's Voluntary Health Agencies, the Health Insurance Association of America and the American Council of Life Insurance. Dr. Freeman is director of pediatric neurology at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.

Philip Blazer Catzen was named co-chair of the Science and Technology Committee for the Associated Jewish Charities. Mr. Catzen is vice president of Dalsemer, Catzen & Associates Inc., a construction management firm.


Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold campus, is holding several courses to aid in the job search process. For information, call 541-2325.

Howard Community College is holding a workshop on home-based businesses starting Thursday. For information, call 992-4820.

University of Maryland, College of Business and Management, is holding a course on starting and managing a growth company. One session is Oct. 22-Nov. 19 at College Park, and the other is Feb. 21-March 21 in Rockville. For information, call 405-2155.

University of Maryland, University College, is holding a series of courses in Washington on direct marketing. For information 985-7157. The college is also holding courses on economic development, WordPerfect, fiction writing and play writing. For information, call 800-888-UMUC.

Essex Community College is offering the following courses: electronic navigation, Oct. 9-30; planning and zoning seminar, Oct. 16-Feb. 19; insurance estate planning, Oct. 23-Nov. 15; executive management skills, Oct. 9, 16 and 23; bartending, Oct. 8-Nov. 12 and Oct. 31-Dec. 12; and maintaining personal computers, Dec. 1-15. For more information, call 522-1218.


Roger L. Gray, president and CEO of Gray, Kirk & Evans Advertising, received an award of merit from People Aiding Travelers and the Homeless.

Paul J. Kavanagh of Fallston completed a sales training course in horticultural services at The Davey Tree Expert Co., which he represents in the Baltimore area.

Whitmore Printing of Annapolis won three certificates of merit in a graphics arts competition sponsored by Printing Industries of America Inc.

Chuck Daley of O'Conor, Piper & Flynn Realtors earned Graduate of Realtors Institute and Certified Residential Specialist designations.

Clark-Keller Inc., an Annapolis-based advertising firm, was chosen to appear in The Best Financial Advertising 5, an annual publication of advertising trends in the financial service industry.

Rohr Industries Inc., Preston Trucking Co. Inc. and International Computers & Telecommunications Inc. received the 1990 Maryland Economic Excellence Awards from the Maryland Department of Economic and Employment Development and Maryland Economic Growth Associates Inc.

Pat Lakatta, vice president of marketing and public relations for Farrar Network Inc., received a Maryland Affiliate All Star Award from the American Heart Association.

Bill Mortimer, owner of Anderson Oldsmobile, was named Maryland's Time Magazine Quality Dealer of the Year for 1991.

O'Conor, Piper & Flynn Realtors was named a member of the Historic Real Estate Program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Mount Vernon Centre, a Baltimore office building, received the Maintenance Excellence Award from the State of Maryland.

The Home Builders Association of Maryland won the following awards from the National Association of Home Builders: Magazine Communication to Members; Annual Education Program; Government Affairs Program; Membership Recruitment Program; Membership Retention Program; and Administrative Management Program.

Michelle Bold, Lori Kirk, Michele Rothwell and Tracey Sherbert, of the Baltimore accounting firm of Katz, Abosch, Windesheim, Gershman & Freedman, have passed their CPA exam.

Jerry Green was named employee of the month by the Owings Mills Town Center.

Downtown Partnership of Baltimore won a Special Achievement Award from the International Downtown Association.

John B. Matheis, a sales manager for the Jefferson-Pilot Life Insurance Co. in Baltimore, was awarded a certificate of achievement for completing an advanced sales seminar from the Jefferson-Pilot Life Insurance Co.

Trade organizations

Maryland Lawyers for the Arts elected the following officers: E. Scott Johnson, president; Jay G. Grubb, vice president; Jonathan D. Ackerman, treasurer; and Donna Levy, secretary.

Baltimore Estate Planning Council elected Robert W. Walsh president. Mr. Walsh is a chartered life underwriter and chartered financial consultant with Berkshire Life.

Maryland Psychological Association named Neil Kirschner president-elect. Dr. Kirschner is director of the psychology department for Taylor Manor Hospital.

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