Donald Lomax named 1992 branch manager
Donald L. Lomax, branch manager of the Bel Air office of Legg Mason Wood Walker Inc., the securities brokerage and financial services arm of Legg Mason Inc., has been named 1992 Branch Manager of the Year, as well as being appointed to the firm's President's Council.
Branch Manager of the Year is selected annually on the basis of the Branch Excellence Report measuring branch performance in different categories. President's Council members are selected on the basis of outstanding achievement in client service and continued excellence in financial counseling.
Mr. Lomax, who joined Legg Mason in 1985, has 26 years' experience in the investment industry, and is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor of science degree in economics.
He and his wife, Margaret, live at Best Endeavor Farm in Churchville and have lived in Harford County for 27 years. They have three children.
James Lee honored for volunteer work
James A. Lee of Forest Hill was honored as an outstanding volunteer by PATH, People Aiding Travelers and the Homeless, at a luncheon held at the PATH headquarters in Baltimore.
PATH's volunteer programs and activities are supported by the Aviation Administration and the United Way of Central Maryland.
Kathy Sams recognized as Nurse of the Year
Kathy Sams, a registered nurse, was named Harford Memorial Hospi
tal's Nurse of the Year 1993.
Nine members of Harford Memorial's nursing staff were nominated for the award. Nominees were required to be regular members of the Harford Memorial staff for at least a year, be engaged in direct patient care at least 60 percent of the time, be a role model for those considering nursing as a career, and personifyexcellence in patient care.
Ms. Sams, who has 25 years' experience in nursing, has worked at Harford Memorial Hospital for the past seven years. A member of the radiology department, she was cited for her attention to the needs of her patients and their families before, during and after medical procedures, and for her willingness to spend off-duty times to help them.
She also was recognized for professional excellence by attending educational programs to maintain her skills and for in-service instruction for other Harford Memorial staff. Additionally, she speaks about nursing and radiology to school, civic and community groups.
PD Ms. Sams is a finalist for the Maryland Nurse of the Year Award.
Harford Memorial honors Carol Wooten
Carol Wooten, an emergency room unit clerk, is Harford Memorial Hospital's Employee of the Quarter for the first quarter of 1993.
A 26-year veteran at Harford Memorial, Ms. Wooten was nominated by nursing and laboratory staff.
She was cited for her efficiency and dependability in professional matters, her positive attitude and concern for patients and their families, and her respect for ambulance volunteers.
In addition to a certificate, Ms. Wooten won a $50 savings bond and will be recognized at the Harford Memorial Service Awards Dinner scheduled for this month.