Ellicott City firm wins 2 Telly Awards
Bassett Communications of Ellicott City won two 1995 Telly Awards, which are presented to non-network video productions.
The communications firm won for HAI Fly Neighborly, a helicopter pilot training video for Helicopter Association International, and for its corporate marketing video.
Young School gets loan for new building
The Young School in Columbia received a $3.1 million loan from Taneytown Bank & Trust and the Small Business Administration to build a new facility.
The new elementary school will have 14 classrooms, a media center, computer lab and a combination gymnasium, cafeteria and auditorium dubbed the cafetorium.
Construction is to begin this year.
Society offers $500 for graphic art grant
The Advertising and Graphic Arts Society of Howard County is offering a $500 scholarship to a Howard County high school student entering the advertising or graphic arts field.
The scholarship will be based on talent, commitment to the field and need. Fine arts majors are not eligible.
Students must complete an application from their art teacher, guidance counselor or the society and return it with a 500-word essay on why the student is interested in a graphic arts career. The application package must include at least three color slides or color photocopies of advertising, graphic design, illustration or photography and a letter of acceptance indicating a full-time course of study.
Applications must be received by May 1.
Caribbean Clear changes its name
Caribbean Clear of Woodstock has changed its name to Water Purifications Technologies.
The company is a distributor of computerized pool purification systems.
County job fair set for April 28
The Maryland Department of Economic and Employment Development and the Howard County Job Service Employer Committee will sponsor the Howard County Job Fair April 28 at the Maryland Army National Guard Armory, 4244 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City.
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., job seekers will have an opportunity to talk with representatives from companies looking for people with professional, technical, managerial, financial, clerical, health care, education and hospitality experience.
They also will be able to register for Maryland Job Service programs.
Employers will have the opportunity to obtain information and resource materials about the services that DEED's office provide to Maryland businesses.
Participants are encouraged to bring resumes and be prepared to apply for jobs. Admission is free.
Howard County employers are invited to participate in the job fair by registering for a booth.
Information: Wiley Jones, 312-5762.
Anthony Mattucci is Turf Valley executive
Anthony Mattucci has been hired as assistant general manager of Turf Valley Resort and Conference Center.
Mr. Mattucci, a 1989 graduate of Loyola College, previously worked at Joseph A. Bank for 12 years and was an international shirt buyer.
Cathi Arshad wins leadership award
Cathi Arshad of Columbia was named the recipient of St. Agnes Hospital's Founders' Award in servant leadership.
Mrs. Arshad, a registered nurse, is the nurse manager of perinatal services.
Joel D. Fechter joins Columbia Medical Plan
Dr. Joel D. Fechter, a 1988 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, has joined the orthopedic department of Columbia Medical Plan in Columbia.