Translingua Inc., a multilingual communications service that...

Translingua Inc., a multilingual communications service that specializes in translation, interpretation, graphics and video production, recently expanded and relocated to the Overlook Center, 5457 Twin Knolls Road in Columbia.

Trade organizations


American College of Real Estate Lawyers elected Richard R. Goldberg president. Mr. Goldberg is vice president and associate general counsel of The Rouse Co. in Columbia.

National Association of Realtors elected Georgiana S. Tyler regional vice president to serve as the national liaison for Delaware, Washington, Maryland and West Virginia. Ms. Tyler is vice president, general brokerage division, American Properties Inc.



Lowell B. Jackson recently received a distinguished service citation from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering. Mr. Jackson is vice president and principle-in-charge of transportation and structures for Greenhorne & O'Mara Inc., a consulting design firm in Greenbelt.

Ecological Restoration and Management Inc. received an award from the Landscape Contractors Association for its work to control stream bank erosion on a 100-foot section of the Little Patuxent River in Columbia.

The Baltimore Zoo received the Maryland Travel Council's Excellence in Advertising Award for Magazine/Newspaper Advertising Campaigns. The 1991 advertising campaign was created and produced by W. B. Doner and Co.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Maryland Chapter, presented the following media awards: WBFF Fox 45 Television in Baltimore for its sponsorship of the statewide "Super Cities Walk"; WYST-FM Radio in Baltimore for the Harvest '90 Bike Tour at Boordy Vineyards; Maryland Pennysaver Group Inc. for advertising group programs and events.

Hamish S. Osborne received the Distinguished Leadership Award from Leadership Howard County. Mr. Osborne is an attorney in private practice in Columbia.

Briggs Kowenski Beskid Advertising Agency in College Park won awards for total communications program and space advertising categories from the Prince George's County Public Relations Association for a campaign produced for Sundance Spas of Chino, Calif.

Alan H. Glick received the Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapy Specialist Certificate by the International Association of Counselors and Therapists. Mr. Glick is a professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Community College of Baltimore.


Open for business

Anne Marie's Hallmark, a retailer of Hallmark cards, party ware, gift wrap and gifts, opened in Golden Ring Plaza at 8657 Philadelphia Road in Baltimore. Carl Sallese is owner and manager.

Kalinoski & Jacobs opened a general civil law practice in the Sun Life Building, 20 S. Charles St., Baltimore. Robert D. Kalinoski and James S. Jacobs head the firm.

Elegant Images, a Baltimore-based chain of glamour photography salons, opened in the Columbia Mall. Billie Roogow is the store manager and co-owner.

Crossroads Travel Inc. was opened by Sally Burton at

Greenspring Station in Lutherville.


The Sports Authority, a Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based retail chain of sporting goods stores, opened a 40,000-square-foot store in Rockville's Flagship Centre on Rockville Pike at Montrose Road.

Damar Group opened a computer training center in Columbia at 9891 Broken Land Parkway, Suite 403.

Gerald M. Richman opened a law office at 3454 Ellicott Center Drive.

Chesapeake Partners, an investment firm specializing in mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies, reorganizations and restructurings, was opened at 1829 Reisterstown Road, Suite 180, in Baltimore by Traci Shanbrun Lerner, Louis A. Sarkes Jr. and Mark Lerner.

Environmental & Recycled Products Inc., a distributor of environmentally sound products to businesses, institutions and retailers, opened at 2102 Renard Court, Annapolis Business Park. Richard Pritzlaff is president.

Medical Communications Network Inc., a medical publishing company, opened at 2701 N. Charles St., Suite 400, in Baltimore. Gerry Hartung is founder, and Scott Weber is president.


R. E. Michel Co. Inc., a Baltimore-based distributor of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment, parts and supplies, opened its 89th branch in Somerset, N.J.

Washington Heights Pharmacy opened a second location in Westminster in the Gateway Medical Center. Arthur Riley and Larry Hogue are owners.

KMJ Group, a provider of project management, facilities planning and relocation/consolidation consulting services, opened at 16 S. Calvert St., Suite 900, in Baltimore. The company was formed by Russell S. Kapustensky, Katharine A. Madzelan and Karen G. Jackson.

Tool Outlet, a retailer of hand and power tools, opened at Montclair Junction, 1223 W. Pratt St. in Baltimore. Neal Tiffany owns the store.

Knibble Gourmet Cookies and Hair Gallery opened at Westview Mall at 5780 Baltimore National Pike in Baltimore.

Howard County Physical Therapy Sports Rehabilitation was opened by Walter Mady, Lynda Mules and James Mainhart at the Crossroads Professional Center, 4801 Dorsey Hall Road, Suite 130, in Ellicott City.


MDS Kids Children's Wear Ltd., a New York-based East Coast chain of discount children's clothing opened at Belvedere Plaza, located at The Alameda and Belvedere Avenue in North Baltimore.

Columbia Transmissions opened at 9245 Berger Road in Columbia.

The Plumtree Family Health Center in Bel Air opened at 104 Plumtree Road, Suite 102. The office was opened by Dr. Winifred King, Healthcast reporter for WMAR-TV in Baltimore, and her husband, Dr. Robert S. Knight.

CareFirst and the Columbia-FreeState Health System health maintenance organizations combined the Box Hill, Winters Run, Bel Air and Hayes Street centers into one location at the Plumtree Health Center at 104 Plumtree Road in Bel Air. In addition to health care, the new center offers pharmacy, radiology and dental services.

Mug Shots is selling personalized photographic coffee mugs from carts in the Columbia, Harford and White Marsh malls.

Disclosure Inc., a Bethesda-based provider of information collected from Securities and Exchange Commission filings for about 11,000 public companies, recently opened information centers in Washington and Tokyo. The Washington branch is located at 810 First St. N.E.


New accounts

Noble Steed Associates, a Baltimore-based advertising and marketing firm, is representing Gardiners, a furniture retailer in the Baltimore area.

The Blum Group Inc., a Baltimore-based advertising agency, is handling the advertising and promotion for Interstar Releasing in the Baltimore and Washington markets, and promotions in Virginia and North and South Carolina.

Nevins & Associates, a Baltimore-based provider of marketing, public affairs and consulting services, is representing Westview Mall, Babar Children's Products from Paris, Jewish National Fund (Maryland/Delaware region) and Scarborough Group, an Annapolis-based financial planning firm.

Philip Willen Associates Inc., a Baltimore-based public relations, marketing, advertising and development services company, is

representing The Maryland Neurological Center.


New Home Marketing Group in Ellicott City is handling sales for the following home developments: 85 town houses in the Piney Orchard development in Odenton for Troutman Co., 60 detached homes in Rockburn Township in Ellicott City for Berkshire Homes, and 996 garden condominiums in Cromwell Fountain in

Glen Burnie.

The Bomstein Agency, a Washington-based advertising agency, is providing advertising services for Cedar Valley, a condominium in Columbia.

Marketing Resources, a Columbia-based advertising and marketing firm, is developing television promotions for Fast Frame, a franchise of custom picture framing in Columbia and Laurel.

Edward Segal Communications in Washington is providing media relations services for G. B. Glenmark Ltd. Co., operators of the Leedmark store in Glen Burnie.

Fast & Associates Inc., a Columbia-based advertising agency, is representing Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington and Delmarva Downs in Ocean City.


Executive Sounding Board Inc., a Baltimore-based mergers and acquisitions consulting firm, assisted Kila Assets Acquisitions Corp. in acquiring a private construction and service company in the Baltimore-Washington corridor.

Commercial Real Estate Group in Owings Mills was named leasing company for Main Street Exchange, a mid-rise professional building in Westminster.

John E. Day Associates, a general contractor in Monkton, won the following contracts: construction of a 6,000-square-foot educational building at White Marsh Baptist Church, 4216 Silver Spring Road; addition and conversion of an exterior patio into interior common space at Meridian Healthcare Nursing Center, 115 E. Melrose Ave. in North Baltimore; and conversion of an indoor swimming pool and shower rooms into storage and office space for the Baltimore Association of Retarded Citizens on Old North Point Road in Dundalk, in Baltimore County.

RMR & Associates Inc., a Rockville-based advertising, marketing and public relations agency, is representing Media Cybernetics Inc., producers of the Dr. Halo line of personal computer software.

Public service

Dr. Cyril Byron was elected vice chairman of the board for the Baltimore County Board of Recreation and Parks. Dr. Byron is director of athletics for the Community College of Baltimore.


Easter Seal Society of Maryland Inc. recently elected the following directors: Dr. Rita Sloan Berndt, associate professor, Department of Neurology, University of Maryland Medical School; Ralph W. Emerson Jr., vice president, First National Bank of Maryland; Terry E. Kridler, vice president and treasurer, PHH Corp.; Tom Nagle, senior vice president, client services, Gray, Kirk, VanSant; James E. Ross, chief executive officer, Montebello Rehabilitation Hospital, University of Maryland Medical Systems.

J. Hardin Marion was elected to the board of trustees for Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va. Mr. Marion is a managing partner with the Baltimore law firm Tydings and Rosenberg, and is an undergraduate and law school graduate of Washington and Lee.

Bob Shinskie was elected to the board of directors for the Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce and the

Baltimore Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors Inc. Mr. Shinskie is director of marketing and development for NSC Contractors Inc., a Baltimore-based general contractor and construction management firm.

Cloisters Children's Museum in Baltimore named the following to the fund-raising and advisory board called Friends of the Cloisters Inc.: Stephanie Davis, executive director of Shock Trauma Research Fund; Mary Ann Gray, former director of development, The Johns Hopkins Children's Center; Connie Humphrey, vice president, management supervisor, Marriner Marketing Communications Inc.; Clarke Langrall Jr., president of the Cameral Group; Mark Milford, region general manger of Hewlett-Packard Co.; Bryn Parchman, former chairman of the board, Richmond Children's Museum; Annette Saxon, president, The Saxon Agency; Mary Page Stewart, free-lance artist; John C. Weiss III, managing director, Maryland Ven

ture Capital Inc.


Loyola College in Baltimore appointed the following trustees: the Rev. E. Emmett Curran, professor of history at Georgetown University; John Leahy, vice president and senior consultant for The Maryland Consulting Group Inc. and president of his own firm, Management & Marketing Associates; Nicholas Mangione, president of Commercial Contractors Inc.; and tennis professional Pam Shriver.

The National Aquarium in Baltimore re-elected Frank A. Gunther Jr. chairman of the board of governors. Also appointed to the board are: Margot W. Milch, civic volunteer; Harlow Fullwood Jr., president of Fullwood Foods; Stanford R. Britt, president of Sulton, Campbell, Britt, Owens & Associates; and Lainy M. LeBow, executive director of public relations and scheduling for Gov. William Donald Schaefer.