Schnitzer elected to post on PEP board
Joseph M. Schnitzer, an attorney with Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf, Hendler & Sameth, has been elected vice chairman of People Encouraging People Inc.
People Encouraging People is a community support program for people with mental illness, providing participants with education, job training and placement, community housing, skills training, case management and transportation.
Mr. Schnitzer, who has a law degree from the University of Baltimore, is an active member of the taxation and elder law sections of the Maryland State Bar Association and the Health Care Committee of the Maryland Association of CPAs. He also is a member of the board of the Baltimore Estate Planning Council.
Ambulance firm opens Elkton office
Absolute-Care Ambulance has opened a Cecil County office, the company's third Maryland location. The new Elkton office's first contract is with Medpointe Nursing Home.
The company, which has 17 ambulances and 80 employees, also operates Absolute Life Support Systems, providing transportation and emergency medical services for critically ill patients.
Abromaitis honored for Walters service
Michael J. Abromaitis, a partner with the Baltimore law firm Wright, Constable & Skeen, was honored by the Walters Art Gallery Board of Trustees for 12 years of outstanding service and leadership on board committees.
Mr. Abromaitis received a resolution for his contributions during the Gallery's recent awards ceremony.
Delta Graphics wins three awards
Delta Graphics & Communications of Timonium has won three awards for communications materials developed for its clients.
A campaign for the Greater Baltimore Committee won second place in the direct mail category of the Public Relations Society of America's 1995 "Best in Maryland" competition.
Delta's brochure for Partners Management Co. "Best Brochure" and its work for Heartlands Retirement Community won the "Special Marketing Category" award in the 1995 Best in Apartment Living Awards, presented by the Apartment Builders and Owners Council of the Home Builders Association of Maryland.
DEED honors Matter, Moore and Atallah
The Maryland Department of Economic and Employment Development and the Equal Opportunity Advisory Committee and Affirmative Action Subcommittee have recognized three employees for outstanding achievement.
Awards were presented to:
* Virginia Ann Matter, manager of DEED's Northwest office, award for a local office;
* Gary Moore, executive director of DEED's Office of Employment Training, administrative unit award; and
* Laila Atallah, counsel in DEED's Office of the Attorney General, award for best section.
Kuntz elected chair of the Associated
Benjamin D. Kuntz has been elected chairman of the board of the Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore at its annual meeting last month.
Mr. Kuntz, vice president of American Office Equipment Inc., has served previously as chairman of The Associated's community planning and budgeting committee, overseeing the allocations process for the umbrella organization and its 17 agencies.
He also served as chairman of the organization's 1992 fund-raising campaign, raising more than $22 million.
Founded 75 years ago, the Associated works to strengthen the Jewish community and help Jewish families in Baltimore and around the world.
A series of personal finance brochures from the Los Angeles Times is available through Sun On Demand. To order, call (410) 332-6800 and specify the item code. Brochures cost $5.95 each. They include:
* 1100 -- Readers' Most Asked Questions about: $125,000 Tax Break for Home Sellers. 1995 edition.
1101 -- Readers' Most Asked Questions about: Social Security Benefits for Spouses and Former Spouses. 1994 edition.
1102 -- Live Well, Die Prepared. 1994-95 edition.
1103 -- Readers' Most Asked Questions About IRA Withdrawals.
* 1104 -- Readers' Most Asked Questions About IRA Contributions.