Montgomery High Technology Council received a $250,000...


Montgomery High Technology Council received a $250,000 grant from the Maryland Department of Economic and Employment Development to establish a Suburban Maryland Technology Council, with headquarters in Rockville to provide services in Prince George's and Frederick counties.

Telecommunications Techniques Corp. in Germantown renamed its French subsidiary, Telecommunication Techniques France.

Maryland Center for Physical Therapy in Baltimore created a Neurological Services Division.

Columbia-FreeState Health System is expanding into Frederick County, and is opening a primary care medical center and an Individual Practice Association for physicians in private practice. The primary care facility will open for business at the West

Frederick Medical Center on Jan. 1.

Mullen & Nesbitt, a Washington accounting firm, merged with BDO Seidman, an accounting and consulting firm in Washington. Robert J. Mullen Jr. and James C. Nesbitt were named partners with BDO Seidman.

Open for business

Progressive Networks Inc. opened a cable installation and computer consulting company at 6618 Harford Road, Suite 100 in Baltimore.

Budd, Burke & Associates opened a certified public accounting firm at 9515 Deereco Road in Timonium.

Ethna Hopper Associates opened an educational counseling company at 24 N. Washington St. in Easton. Hank Spire, former (( headmaster of West Nottingham Academy in Colora, heads the company.

Meeting Planners Inc., a company that specializes in association and corporate meetings, opened an office at 7116 Rivers Edge Road, Suite 110, in Columbia. Bobbie McAdam is president.

US Business Interiors, a Steelcase/Stow & Davis office furniture dealership, opened a sales office distribution center at 4621-A Boston Way in Lanham. William Rice and Don Griesdorn are principal owners.

Robert S. Holland Design opened a graphic design company at 2914 Evergreen Way in Ellicott City.

New accounts

Hospitality Services Inc., a Baltimore-based service design and consulting firm, is designing the renovation of the kitchen for Meridian Nursing Center/Corsica Hills in Centreville.

Hartt and Co., a Baltimore-based public relations and advertising agency, is providing public relations services for the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy's 150th anniversary.

Oldham & Seltz, an architectural and interior design firm in Washington, is designing the interior space for the law firm, Keller & Heckman.

Public Service

Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. of Maryland gave $1,600 to Towson State University's student scholarship fund.

American Lung Association, Maryland board of directors, named Steve Carley, president and chief executive officer of Fair Lanes Bowling Centers Inc., Scott Becker, senior manager at Ernst and Young and Georgia Goslee, a Baltimore attorney and radio talk show host, directors-at-large.

Human Resources Inc., a staffing agency based in Annapolis, opened a speakers bureau for companies and associations concerned with human resource issues. For information, call Tim Schaffer at 224-3666.

George D. Edwards II was named to the board of trustees for the Maryland Historical Society. Mr. Edwards is president of Hottman Edwards Advertising Inc.

James W. Zug, managing partner of Coopers & Lybrand, was elected to the Goucher College Board of Trustees.

Friends School of Baltimore announced the following appointments: Karen Williamson, 1990-91 Annual Fund chairwoman; Lucille Hughes Wagner, director of alumni; and Eileen S. Goldgeier, 1990-91 Alumni Annual Fund chairwoman.

Osborne A. Payne was named vice president of the board for The Christopher Columbus Center of Marine Research and Exploration, a marine research and educational complex proposed for the Baltimore Inner Harbor. Mr. Payne is president of Broadway-Payne Inc., an operator of four McDonald's restaurants in Baltimore.

Eastern Baltimore Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a Home and Health Expo Oct. 26-28 at Eastpoint Mall during mall hours. For reservation information, call Judy Rosasco at 282-9100.

Tom O'Hara was elected president of the Greater Summer Hill Association. Mr. O'Hara is a sales associate in Timonium for O'Conor, Piper & Flynn Realtors.

Stanley I. Mopsik was elected treasurer of the board of directors of Very Special Arts-Maryland. Mr. Mopsik is executive director of The Children's Guild Inc. in Baltimore.

The Johns Hopkins University named the following to the board of trustees: C. Michael Armstrong, chairman of the IBM World Trade Corp. in New York; David H. Bernstein, chairman of Dutyfree International in Glen Burnie; Louis M. Giangiulio of Morgan Stanley in New York; John F. Ruffle, vice chairman of J. P. Morgan & Co. of New York; and Wendell A. Smith, a partner in the law firm Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith, Ravin, Davis and Bernstein in Woodbridge, N.J.

Signet Bank in Baltimore pledged $100,000 to the CollegeBound Foundation and $5,000 to the Ed Block Courage Awards for professional football players.

The Children's Guild Inc. in Baltimore elected Fred K. Landon, president and chief executive officer of Virginia Controls Inc. in Richmond, Va., and Anita R. Alexander, customer service representative with Maryland National Bank in Towson, to the 1990-91 Board of Trustees.

WMAR-TV Channel 2 in Baltimore raised $65,154 from its Paddle For People campaign to help the Fuel Fund of Central Maryland Inc.

Aimee C. O'Neill was named to the Harford County Agricultural Advisory Board. Ms. O'Neill is president of O'Neill Enterprises Ltd., a property sales and management service group.

Donald J. P. La Marca was elected national chairman of the American Council on Alcoholism. Mr. La Marca is president of Archway Supply & Hire Limited.

University of Maryland at Baltimore Law School received $763,710 in pledges from the following law firms: Piper & Marbury, $300,000; Venable, Baetjer & Howard, $150,000; Quinn, Ward & Kershaw, $100,000; Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, $63,710; and Frank, Bernstein, Conaway & Goldman, $50,000.

Notre Dame Preparatory School in Towson elected Catherine Knott Wies and Ronald C. Diegelman to the Board of Trustees.


Essex Community College is offering Managing Payrolls and Tax Accounting on Nov. 10 and Controlling Labor Costs on Dec. 1 for small business owners. For information, call 522-1533.

The Wonders of WordPerfect Workshops is holding half-day and evening training workshops for intermediate and advanced users WordPerfect word processing software Nov. 12-16. For information, call 974-0650.

The Johns Hopkins University, Downtown Baltimore Center School of Continuing Studies, offers early morning and lunchtime language instruction in Japanese, Spanish, French and German for business people. For information, call 338-7428.

Harford Community College in Bel Air is offering a series of non-credit courses on environmental technology training that start throughout October and November. The Community and Business Services Division is offering several one-day courses about occupational safety at Bel Air High School. For information on both sessions, call 836-4376 or 879-8920, ext. 376.

The Connections Group Ltd. in Baltimore is holding the following courses: Advanced FileManager for Programmers, Oct. 29-31; The 1990 MUMPS Standard, Nov. 1; Supervising Technical and Professional People, Nov. 2. For information, call 889-0447.


Bendix Field Engineering Corporation, Houston branch, won the Department of Defense James S. Cogswell Award for outstanding security excellence in 1990. Bendix Field Engineering Corp. is based in Columbia.

Joseph C. Maguire Jr. won an honorable mention award from the Maryland Historical Society in its 1990 Sumner A. and Dudrea Parker contest for best book of the year on Maryland families. Mr. McGuire is a librarian for Katz, Abosch, Windesheim, Gershman

& Freedman, a Baltimore-based accounting firm.

Emery Advertising in Hunt Valley was selected as one of 90 advertising agencies to develop the first international advertising campaign for the United Nations.

"Just for the Health of It," a syndicated medical/health feature produced by Consultation Radio Network in Cockeysville, won an award in the radio and television category of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland Media Awards Program. John Stupak is host of the radio show.

Jilly's Restaurant was named the Best in Pikesville by the Pikesville Chamber of Commerce. The annual award is sponsored by Kamanitz, Uhlfelder & Permison, a Baltimore-based accounting firm, and the Baltimore Jewish Times.

Dwain Johnson, garage manager and uniform service manager of the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore, won the Sheraton Corporation's President's Award.

L. Gordon Packaging in Baltimore won 12 awards in a packaging competition sponsored by the National Paperbox and Packaging Association.

Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore was honored by East Baltimore

Resources Inc. for integrating disabled employees into the work place.

Catholic Relief Services Inc. in Baltimore received an Ozzie Award from Magazine Design & Production for best redesigned newsletter.

Leroy E. Kirby Sr., president, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Roy Kirby and Sons Inc. Builders, received the 1990 Chapter Honoree Award from the Beta Gamma Sigma chapter at Loyola College in Maryland.

Greg Long, a Chick-fil-A employee at Columbia Mall, earned a $1,000 scholarship from Chick-fil-A. Mr. Long is attending the University of Maryland at College Park.

James F. Gomoljak Jr. Builders Inc. in Annapolis won the 1990 Healthy Home Builder Award from the Newtron Products Co.

Crowder Design of Annapolis was chosen to appear in Click, a book of graphic design and illustration with computer graphics.

The University of Baltimore Alumni Association is honoring Paul Beatty, senior vice president for Chase Bank of Maryland, Baltimore City Councilman Wilbur E. "Bill" Cunningham and Maryland State Delegate Anne S. Perkins at its Alumni of the Year ceremony Wednesday at the Omni International Hotel in Baltimore.

Loyola College in Maryland gave an honorary doctorate in Humane Letters to professor Roger H. Dillemans, rector of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium.

Steven J. Strawbridge Sr. was named the 1990 premier manager for the Southeastern Division of Household Finance Corp.

Raymond K. K. Ho, president and chief executive officer of Maryland Public Television, received the Excellence 2000 Award form the Organization of Chinese American Women and the United States Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce.

William H. Munn received the 1990 Distinguished Leadership Award from the National Association for Community Leadership.

Thomas E. Crostic was named a certified property manager by the Institute of Real Estate Management, and elected secretary for Maryland Chapter 16 of the same organization. Mr. Crostic is assistant vice president of W. C. Pinkard & Co., a Baltimore-based commercial real estate company.

Mya Hilliard was appointed chairman of the 1990 United Way Campaign for the Bendix Field Engineering Corp. in Columbia.

Thomas C. Iacoboni & Sons Inc., a contractor in Rossville, was named one of the top 600 specialty contractors by Engineering Corp in Columbia.

Restaurant Association of Maryland is giving its Restaurateur of the Year award to Bill King Sr. and Bill King Jr., owners of the Crab Shanty Restaurant in Ellicott City; and the Allied Member of the Year award to Andrew F. McGrow of Laventhol and Horwath.

Virginia Strausser was one of six people who received a Partnership for Progress Award from the U.S. Postal Service. Ms. Strausser is central file and mail manager for Monumental Life Insurance Co. in Baltimore.

Darlene McKinney was named Employee of the Year by Admiral Envelope & Printing Co. in Baltimore.

Omni Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore won the 1989 Dining Excellence Award from the Baltimore Club of The Association Internationale Des SKAL, an association of travel and tourism executives.

Richard M. Cohen was named to the 1990 Sysco Corp. Torchbearer Club. Mr. Cohen is a marketing associate for the Jessup-based food service distribution company.

Ehrlich Manes Associates, a Bethesda-based advertising agency, won an Excellence in Advertising award from Engineering New Record for an advertisement designed for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.

Downtown Partnership of Baltimore won a special achievement award in

the communications category from the International Downtown


Travel Agents International gave top volume and achievement awards to its Parkville office at 8813 Waltham Woods Road.

Barbara J. Ehrlich was designated a certified financial planner by Certified Financial Planners Inc. Ms. Ehrlich is an accountant with Glass, Jacobson & Associates in Owings Mills.

CSL Intermodal and its third-party partner, Trailer-Mate Inc. were named Carriers of the Month by Mobil Chemical Company's Plastic Packaging Division.

Joseph Sweigart and Claudia Wolter passed the Maryland Certifed Public Accountant Exam. Mr. Sweigart and Ms. Wolter serve as in-charge accountants with Katz, Abosch, Windesheim, Gershman & Freedman, a Baltimore-based accounting firm.

LNG Corp. in Wilmington, Del. received a certificate of appreciation from the Maryland Conservation Council and the Sierra Club, Potomac Chapter.

John R. Isaac will speak about determining financial planning needs at Northwestern Mutual's Eastern Regional Meeting in New York this January. Mr. Isaac is an agent with Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.

Trade organizations

American Association of Dental Examiners elected Dr. Don N. Brotman president. Dr. Brotman has a general dentistry practice in Baltimore.

American Bar Association, Antitrust Law Section, elected Thomas M. Wilson III to a three-year term as a member-at-large. Mr. Wilson is a partner in the Baltimore law firm, Tydings & Rosenberg.

Maryland Association of Psychosocial Services elected Jim Schmidt president.

Investment Company Institute elected James S. Riepe chairman. Riepe is managing director of T. Rowe Price Associates Inc. in Baltimore.

National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers elected the following: Charles T. Benson, president; Brenda D. Freisen, vice president; Lewis R. Kurtz, secretary; Glenn Wagner, treasurer; Jean Scott, Harry W. Shenton Jr. and Gerald D. Bitzel, directors.

American College of Radiology named Dr. Frank A. Giargiana Jr. a fellow. Dr. Giargiana is director of Imaging Services at Harbor Hospital Center in Baltimore.

American Society of Internal Medicine named Dr. Leonard Lichtenfeld to the board of trustees. Dr. Lichtenfeld is an attending physician in the Department of Medicine at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore.

Anne Arundel County Board of Realtors elected Herb Chisholm vice president. Mr. Chisholm is an associate broker with RE/MAX

Real Estate Spirit in Severna Park.

Maryland Land Title Association elected the following officers: Louis S. Pettey, president; Bayard H. Waterbury III, executive vice president; John Obzud, vice president; Joseph G. Blume Jr., secretary; Edward J. Brush, treasurer; Jeffrey C. Selby, Craig LeVine, Dan Brooks, Lee M. Snyder and Glen Jackson, members of the board of directors.

Suburban Maryland Society of the Institute of Certified Financial Planners elected the following officers to the board of directors: Inga Frank, president; Robert Kan, vice president; Joan Miller, secretary; Edward O'Hara, treasurer; Glen Buco, chairman of the board; Patricia Tengel and Richard Bullock, directors. Elected to serve as committee chairs are: Sheldon Sacks, regulatory affairs; Joan Gruber, programs; Holly Conover-Wade, membership; Mia Enquist, local arrangements; and Edith Cord, ethics.

American Bar Association appointed Richard E. Levine to the taxation partnership committee. Mr. Levine is a partner in the Baltimore law firm Miles & Stockbridge.

National Business Forms Associations elected Claire W. Fisher treasurer. Ms. Fisher is president of PerFORMance Inc. in Baltimore. The mideast region subdivision elected Richard G. Miller, vice president of sales and marketing for Form Service East in Baltimore, associate regional coordinator.

Academy of General Dentistry Foundation elected Fred Magaziner secretary. Dr. Magaziner is president of Belair Beltway Dental Associates.

Baltimore Association of Tax Counsel named Lonnie M. Ritzer president. Mr. Ritzer is a partner with the Baltimore law firm Shapiro and Olander.

Maryland Motor Truck Association elected Ty Pruitt president. Mr. Pruitt is president of Ty Pruitt Trucking Inc. in Baltimore.

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