David Hoffberger of Annapolis was recently recognized for his dedication to the Branch Council of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Maryland chapter, with a "Branch Volunteer of the Year" Award.

The award,presented at the 36th annual meeting at the BWI Airport Marriott Hotel, cited Hoffberger's dedication to the Branch Council and his efforts in major fund-raisers, including the Super Cities Walk, Shape-Up for MS and Bike the Bay.

The MS Society is devoted to serving the community with counseling, support groups, recreational programs, advocacy, independent living and research.


The United Way of Central Maryland's Management Resources Center is now accepting nominations for its fourth annual Awards of Distinction, which cite outstanding managers of non-profit organizations.

The awards recognize and reward non-profit professionals who demonstrate leadership and management excellence.

The cash awards will be presented for use in the recipients' continuing education and professional development. Money for the awards comes from the United Way Endowment Fund.

All nominees must work for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations that have been in existence for a minimum of three years. Nominations are open to all senior-level managers of non-profit agencies in Central Maryland, regardless of United Way affiliation.

Nomination deadline is Dec. 10, and recipients will be honored at a June 1992 awards ceremony. Call for applications.

Information: 547-8000 Ext. 277.


The Annapolis Jaycees are conducting the "Outstanding Young Annapolitan" recognition program to honor an enterprising young man or woman.

The award, in its 41st year, goes to young adults cited for meritorious service to the community. The winners will be honored at an eventscheduled for Jan. 1992.

Nominations are currently being sought for the 1991 Outstanding Young Annapolitan. Nominees must be between the ages of 21 and 39 and must live or work in the Annapolis area.

Information: 268-1374 or 268-1863.


Mary Kane,chairwoman of Archbishop Spalding's social studies department, has been recognized by Tufts University in Boston as "an outstanding teacher who affected the lives of her students."

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