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Car Dealers donate

The Bel Air New Car Dealers Association has donated $14,000 to the Association for Retarded Citizens/Harford County.

The money was raised through a charity golf tournament at the Maryland Golf and Country Club, in Bel Air.

At the awards banquet following the tournament, Barry Scott of Scott Pontiac, president of the association, presented the check to Vernon Terry, member of the board of directors of ARC of Maryland; Tim Quinn, executive director of ARC/Harford County; and Mara Walters, director of development of ARC/Harford County.

The tournament committee that organized the competition included Scott, Walter, Chuck Boyle of Boyle Buick, Jeffrey Vaughn of Auto Village Oldsmobile and Tom Walls of Plaza Ford.

One hundred and thirty-two golfers participated in the all-day event.

New Town of Bel Air regulations require that vendors and peddlers interested in offering their wares within the town limits during the Fourth of July celebration must obtain a license from the Bel Air Independence Committee.

Further information on licenses, running an event, and sponsorship of entries can be obtained by calling 879-4245.

For general spectator information about the Fourth of July parade and other festivities planned for the day, call 893-4444.

A room full of posters

Pro Image, located in Harford Mall, has opened its new Pro Image Poster Room.

The room is covered with a collection of sports hero, team and action posters available.

Pro Image Poster Room allows customers to view the poster without having to flip through poster charts and or visualizing the small picture on the label as a full-size poster.

Small-business workshop

The Small Business Development Center of Harford County, in cooperation with Harford Community College, is offering a free workshop designed to help individuals who are considering starting small businesses.

The workshop will be conducted from 2 to 4 p.m. Mondays, June 15, July 20 and Sept. 10 on the HCC campus.

Maurice Brown, director of the Harford County SBDC office, will conduct the workshops with assistance from other professional consultants.

During the two-hour session, participants will be exposed to small business financing, legal aspects of small business, success/failure factors, and an overview of the resources available in Harford County.

There is no charge for the workshop, but advance registration is required.

Information: 836-4376.

Blum Associates moves

Michael Blum Associates Inc., the full-service advertising and marketing communications agency, has relocated its office to Terlyn Square, Suite 108, 15 Churchville Road, Bel Air.

According to Michael Blum, president of the agency, the move was the result of the agency's growth over the last few years.

Van Deusen joins

Van Deusen Construction Co. of Darlington has been approved for membership into the Maryland Home Builders RTC Association and the Remodelers Council of Maryland.

Van Deusen Construction is owned and operated by Jay Van Deusen, also of Darlington.

The company is primarily involved in renovation and restoration of older homes, as well as additions and remodeling of newer homes in Harford and northern Baltimore counties.

Van Deusen Construction, a licensed and insured general contractor, has been in operation for more than four years.

Van Deusen, a graduate of Penn State University, previously was employed as a foreman for Frazer Construction Co. of Churchville.

Bottom Line opens office

Bottom Line Marketing and Promotions Inc., a marketing and advertising firm, has opened its office in Havre de Grace.

The new company's goal is the make help businesses become more profitable through effective marketing strategies and cost effective advertising campaigns.

Doug Hall is the chief consultant and founder of Bottom Line. A life-long resident of Harford County, Hall has previously worked for two local radio stations.

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