McCrone Inc.'s Central Maryland Region recently honored several of its employees for extended service to the company. McCrone is an engineering, environmental planning, and surveying firm based in Annapolis.

Honored for five years of service were Barry L. Ebersole and Robert M. Sell, environmental engineering team leaders in McCrone's Annapolis office.


Ebersole, a registered professional engineer in Maryland and Delaware, holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Delaware in civil engineering, while Sell, registered engineer in Maryland, has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa.

Also honored for five years of service were David W. McKnew, an engineer in the land development engineering department, and Karen W. Eske, a computer systems specialist in the CADD Production Department.


McKnew, a registered professional engineer in Maryland,holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Maryland. Eske holds a liberal arts degree from Washington College.


West River resident Janet M. Hurley has been named vice president/branch administrator for Annapolis Bank and Trust.

Hurley joined the bank in 1990 as branch manager of the Church Circle office and business development officer for the historic district.

Hurley is a graduate of the American Banking Association School for Commercial Lending and attending the Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont Savings Bank School, Dartmouth College.

Prior to joining AB&T;,she was a branch manager and loan officer for First Savings and LoanAssociate of New Hampshire.

Charlie E. Ruch Jr. of Severna Park, has been named vice president of Annapolis Bank and Trust. Ruch joined ABT in 1990 bringing 10 years of experience in management and commercial lending.

As vice president, Ruch will continue working in the business development/commercial lending department concentrating onproviding financial services to small and medium size businesses andlending assistance to the medical community.


Ruch attended the University of Maryland and is an active member of the Association of Builders and Contractors and a member of the Kiwanis.


Two members of the Remodelors Council of the Home Builders Association of Maryland (HBAM) recently achieved their Certified Graduate Remodelor (CGR) designation.

Dave Buschman of Buschman Construction Co. Inc. and Mark

VenReuth of Brightview Builders Inc. were recognized for their achievements at the June meeting of the Remodelors Council.

The CGR program provides professional credentials to remodelers who complete the educational requirements, and meet prescribed standards of business experiences and practices.



Francis X. Borgerding, attorney and vice president of Regional Management Inc., has been named president of the Maryland Builders Association for 1991.

Borgerding, a member of the Apartment Builders and Owners Council (ABOC) of the Home Builders Association of Maryland(HBAM), is active in the building industry, with an emphasis on multifamily dwellings.

He has won numerous awards and honors for his work, including ABOC's Distinguished Service Award in 1986, and HBAM's1980 Builder of the Year. He has held many posts within several building organizations and is a past president of the ABOC.


Lettie A. Myers was one of nine recipients of an "Equal Opportunity in Housing Award" from the Maryland Association of Realtors.


The award recognizes the commitment and outstanding achievements of individuals that affect the community with regard to equal housing and employment opportunities for all citizens.

Lt. Governor Melvin A. Steinberg and Sen. Harry J. McGuirk attended the recent ceremony and praised Myers for her faithfulness to the Voluntary Affirmative Marketing Agreement.


The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County YWCA recently honored several local businesswomen with Tribute to Women in Industry (TWIN) awards for their contributions to area businesses.

Ellen Bowman, Mary Burkholder, and Jane Witowski each earned TWIN awards for their work in various industries.

Bowmanis supervisor of customer engineering in the northern distribution department of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.


Her duties include supervising 15 employees responsible for engineering, estimating, right of way, processing and expediting construction orders to supply customer service to residential, industrial and commercial accounts.

Burkholder, senior planner for special projects of the Annapolis Planning and Zoning Department, is in charge of several local projects including the reactivation of the McNasby Oyster Co. in Annapolis, the downtown sector plan, and the siting and development of a senior citizens' center.

Director of the school advancement program, Witowski'sresponsibilities include fund-raising, publications, alumni and public relations and community relations. She has created a full service development office at the school, which handles alumni services and endowment distribution.

The TWIN Program has honored 164 women in more than 100 companies that have sponsored the program.


A logo designed by Belinda Crosby Butler, an art directorfor Annapolis marketing communications firm Crosby Communications, has been selected as a winning entry for Print magazine's Regional Design Annual/1991, a showcase of the country's best graphic design work.


Butler's design won in Print's letterhead-stationary category for the mid-Atlantic region. Her design was chosen from nearly 40,000 entries from across the nation.

The award is Butler's second national design honor in the past year, having designed Crosby's winning entry in Time magazine's 1990 Environmental Challenge contest.


Gary Massaglia, general manager for Jones IntercableInc. of Gambrills, has recently been appointed chairman of the boardof the Cable Television Association of Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia.