Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings relocated to Green Spring Station, 10753 Falls Road in Lutherville. The office was established in January 1990 to hear contested cases for most state government agencies.
John E. Harms Jr. and Associates Inc., an engineering, planning and surveying consulting company, relocated its Howard County branch to One Center Park, Suite 110, in Columbia.
ABC Rental Store on Liberty Road changed its name to Maryland Party Rental and Sales, and Maryland Equipment Rental and Sales. Diane, John and Greg Mill will continue to own and manage the two stores.
Open for business
The Kitchen Witch and Sports Corner opened in the Valley Mede Shopping Center, 9469 Baltimore National Pike in Ellicott City.
TypeWorks opened a typesetting company at 2 West 25th St. in Baltimore.
Center for Research Information opened a medical and scientific information retrieval service in Silver Spring. Victor Miller is director.
Donald L. DeVries Jr. was appointed chairman of the Board of Visitors of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. Mr. DeVries is a partner in the law firm, Goodell, DeVries, Leech and Gray.
Henderson-Webb Inc., a residential real estate firm in Cockeysville, gave items collected from its employees and clients to homeless people served by American Rescue Workers.
John G. Moran and Marcellus W. Alexander Jr. joined The Baltimore Goodwill Industries Inc. Board of Governors. Mr. Moran is president of Household Bank Eastern Division and Mr. Alexander is vice president and general manager of WJZ-TV.
Acadia Manufacturing Corp. in Baltimore donated windows, tempered glass and office furniture to The Loading Dock, The Maryland Institute of Art, Housing America Through Training and Life International. The donation program was organized to coincide with Acadia's relocation to the Pulaski Commerce Park.
Harkins Builders, a regional contracting company, and its employees jointly donated $2,690 to Children's Hospital in Washington.
Delmarva Power customers and stockholders contributed $251,000 to the 1990 Good Neighbor Energy Fund, established to provide assistance with winter heating bills for people in need living on the Delmarva Peninsula.
Lawyers Have Heart is a 10-kilometer race and one-mile walk sponsored by the Washington-area legal community to benefit the nation's Capital Affiliate of the American Heart Association. The event will take place May 19 at West Potomac Park in Washington. For information, call 202-337-6400.
Thomas Calvert won the Melville Award from the Navy's David Taylor Research Center. Mr. Calvert is a senior project engineer in Annapolis who contributed to the development of silencing techniques for machinery used aboard Navy submarines.
Black & Decker, U.S. Power Tools won a Design & Engineering Award from Popular Mechanics magazine for the M300 Power Mower in the home improvement category.
Cindy Butta was named one of 20 top media planners in America by Advertising Age magazine. Ms. Butta is a senior media planner at Freed and Associates in Baltimore.
Harkins Builders, based in Silver Spring, won commendations from the Association of Builders & Contractors' Excellence in Construction Awards for the Eugene B. Casey Building and Whitley Park projects.
Karen Levian of Levian Fine Gems won the Mandy Goetze award
from the Executive Women's Network.
Will Maier, chief instructor for United Martial Arts in Columbia and Bowie, received a national student-retention award from U.S. Martial Arts Centers.
Kevin Brown in Baltimore qualified for Mutual of New York's President's Council.
Penril DataComm Networks Inc., a manufacturer of data communications equipment, test and measurement instruments in Gaithersburg, won the 1990 Maryland Center Quality and Productivity Award and a U.S. Senate Productivity Certificate.
Essex Community College is offering an office skills refresher course starting Feb. 26. For information, call 522-1338.
University of Baltimore Alumni Association is holding the following financial planning seminars: Using Power of Attorney and Insurance to Protect Your Family, March 13; Selecting Mutual Funds, April 3; Retirement Planning, April 24. For information, call 333-2726.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is sponsoring a workshop on Land Use and the Constitution in Washington April 19 and 20. For information, call 1-800-LAND-USE.
National Seminars Inc. is holding a workshop in business writing skills Feb. 26 at the Baltimore Omni Inner Harbor Hotel. For information, call 1-800-258-7246.
The Executive Women's Network elected the following to the board: Marianne Fischer, Susan Souder, Patricia A. Garrity, Lynne Campbell Young, Anita R. Poda, Sheela Murthy, Susan Lohmeyer, Jan Williams, Becky Mangus, Karen Levian, Rose V. Holland, Amy Bernstein, Joan Case, Beth Sandbower Harbinson and Sally M. O'Connor.
Building Owners and Managers Institute named Robert E. Carl, Anna L. Pickett and Clinton M. R. Ramsundar
system maintenance administrators.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants appointed Ronald J. Fudge to the Government Standards Subcommittee. Mr. Fudge is senior manager in the Baltimore office of Reznick Fedder and Silverman.
Eisner & Associates, a Baltimore-based advertising and communications firm, won the Health Innovations account to develop a marketing and advertising program for LifeSign and DietMate products.
Robert Feldman & Associates in Bethesda is marketing Fairfield Estates in Annapolis for Tectonic Enterprises Inc. in Crofton.
Nancy Foreman Design Inc. in Timonium is designing the public areas for Timonium Green, a three-story building near Interstate 83.