Alex Pope Inc., a funeral home, moved to a 12,000 building at 5538 Marlboro Pike in Forestville.
Maleson-Naylor Advertising moved to 10220 S. Dolfield Road in Owings Mills.
Morton Street Studio, a subsidiary of the Baltimore advertising agency Trahan, Burden & Charles, won three DESI Awards in a competition sponsored by the magazine Graphic Design: USA. The awards were for work produced for the Alvin Ailey Dance Company, Charles Street Films and Manor Hill Food Company.
Harford Award, leadership awards sponsored by Harford County Government and the Harford County Chamber of Commerce, were presented to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Boyle Buick Inc., Merry-Go-Round and the Sheraton Inn Aberdeen.
United Way of Central Maryland honored Donna Edwards, president of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 112, and Marcia Burgdorf, chief executive officer of the Guilford Group Ltd., for volunteer work. It also honored: Westinghouse, Baltimore Gas & Electric Co., C&P; Telephone Co. of Maryland and MNC Financial, for contributing $1 million or more to the 1991 campaign; the YWCA of the Greater Baltimore Area Inc., for its work to increase community awareness of United Way; Jay Wolvovsky, executive director of Baltimore Medical System Inc., received the 1991 Leadership Distinction Award; and Henry Posko Jr., executive director of Developmental Services Group Inc., and Jane Walker, executive TTC director of the Family Life Center Inc., received the Management Distinction Award.
Dr. Lee E. Preston was named to the Maryland/Washington D.C. District Export Council, an organization that works to increase exports of American goods. Dr. Preston is director of the Center for International Business Education and Research and a professor at the University of Maryland's College of Business & Management.
Fast & Associates Inc., a Columbia-based advertising agency, won an award for excellence in a competition sponsored by the International Technology Association of America.
Michael A. Millemann, associate professor of law at the University of Maryland School of Law in Baltimore, was elected Outstanding Teacher of the Year by the senior class.
Essex Super 8 Motel at 98 Stemmers Run Road in Essex won a Certificate of Excellence for exceeding company standards of cleanliness, service and quality for the first and second quarters of 1992.
Maryland Job Service Employer Committee, a volunteer organization that serves as a communications link between the business community and the Maryland Job Service of the Department of Economic and Employment Development, presented Employer of the Year Awards to: Hecht Co.,United Parcel Service, BSI Temporaries, Nationwide Insurance Co., Chaselle Inc., Con Agra Poultry and Norman S. Yoder of the Walter N. Yoder Co.
Adams Sandler, a public relations company in Baltimore and Rockville, won an award from the Catholic Health Association for a community relations and public affairs program produced for St. Joseph Hospital in Lancaster, Pa.
Dr. Rita R. Colwell, president of the Maryland Biotechnology Institute in College Park, received an honorary life membership in the Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists for her contributions to the field of microbiology and for training Bangladeshi microbiologists.
Dr. Eric J. Hovland, chairman of the Department of Endodontics at the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery at the University of Maryland, was named Administrator of the Year by the Maryland Association of Higher Education.
James A. Holechek won a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Maryland Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Mr. Holechek recently sold his company, James Holechek Public Relations Inc. and is a member of the board of the Greater Baltimore YMCA.
Greiner Inc., an engineering, architectural and planning company in Timonium, won an Engineering Excellence Award from the Consulting Engineers Council of Maryland for a bridge designed to minimize bridge susceptibility to damage from ship and barge collisions.
Dante Beretta was elected president of the Board of Trustees of Grace and St. Peter's School in Baltimore. Mr. Beretta teaches Latin at Garrison Forest School in Owings Mills.
The Chimes Inc., a Baltimore-based provider of services for people with mental retardation and related disabilities, elected the following to the board of directors: Howard Cohen, chairperson; James Buxbaum, Matthew J. Dillon and John M. Haas vice chairpersons; Terry Allen Perl, president; Albert Bussone and Betty Ann Rigney, vice presidents; Cecil S. Fox, secretary/senior vice president; Albert Hyatt, treasurer; and Martin Lampner, assistant treasurer.
Anne Arundel Trade Council elected the following officers: president, Bertrand A. Mason, president of Alliance Property Corp.; vice president, Andrew R. Lonbardo, managing partner of C.W. Amos & Co.; secretary, Arthur Ebersberger, executive vice president of The Ebersberger Companies; treasurer, Gregory E. Masi, sales associate with Casey & Associates.