Taneytown Bank hires vice president for planningDavid...


Taneytown Bank hires vice president for planning

David E. Keating has joined Taneytown Bank & Trust Company as vice president and director of planning and analysis.

His responsibilities will include coordination of all aspects of long-term strategic planning. He also will focus on the bank's products and services menu and their delivery systems.

He has a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Maryland and a master's degree from the Harvard Business School. Suzanne Dyer-Gear has earned certification as a senior professional in human resources.

She is a consultant with the Westminster human resources firm of Sennett and Associates and a partner in the organizational consulting firm of Powell Dyer-Gear in Frederick.

The certification from the Human Resource Certification Institute signifies that Dyer-Gear has the theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource management to pass a rigorous exam in the field.

She has a bachelor's degree from the University of Tennessee and a master's degree from the Johns Hopkins University. The Goddard School for Early Childhood Education has opened a child-care center at 2028 Liberty Road in Eldersburg.

Alec Yeo owns the center. He was previously an emergency room technician at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore and a therapist for severely emotionally disturbed 6- to 12-year-olds.

His wife, Heather Yeo, a social worker specializing in children and adolescents, also will work in the center, which will accommodate 100 children from 6 weeks to 6 years of age.

Information: 410-549-8822.

Manchester Manor names director of operations

Rusling D. Blackburn of Westminster has been appointed director of operations for Manchester Manor. His responsibilities include property management, planning and overall operations of the retirement community.

He has been at Manchester Manor for two years, previously as general manager of construction/marketing.

Manchester Manor consists of 34 cottages being constructed on 7.5 acres on Bachman Road near Manchester. A second phase of 46 apartments for seniors is planned.

Blackburn has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Maryland. He also is a licensed agent with O'Conor, Piper & Flynn Realtors.

Robert and Carolyn Scott of Westminster are the owners and developers of Manchester Manor.

Arts and crafts shop gains zoning variances approval

The Carroll County Board of Zoning Appeals has approved a request for a conditional use for an arts and crafts shop near New Windsor.

Aida R. Weinstein plans to use the first floor of her residence at 1416 New Windsor Road for a shop, art studio and workshop. She wants to work on and sell her art from the studio six days a week.

She told the commission she expects only a small number of customers on a daily basis. Parking is available next to the house and in an adjacent church parking lot, by agreement.

The board approved the request and variances on these conditions: two parking spaces must be provided during business hours and no Sunday hours are permitted.

Pub Date: 5/24/98

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