Chamber celebrates start of new president's term
The Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce celebrated the start of Alison Tavek's term as president at its 30th Presidential Gala on Jan. 19. Outgoing president Mike Phennicie presented the President's Award for Excellence to Albert Barlinski and the President's Award for Leadership to Anne Arundel County Sheriff George Johnson IV.
The chamber's business award recipients included Harbor Hospital Life/Resource Center for Large Business of the Year, A.B. Advertising for Small Business of the Year, Massage Connection Therapy Center for New Business of the Year, Paul Francisco of Mass Mutual for Citizen of the Year and Pat Perry of the Bank of Glen Burnie for Citizen of the Year.
Reliable Contracting Co. names new president-CEO
Thomas I. Baldwin of Reliable Contracting Co. recently announced that his son, Jay Baldwin, took his place as president and CEO at the start of the year. The younger Baldwin is the third in his family to head the company.
He graduated from the University of Maryland and has been with the company for 20 years. Reliable Contracting was founded by brothers Bill and Frank Baldwin in 1928.
Reliable Contracting is at 1 Church View Road in Millersville and can be reached at 410-987- 0313.
Abbott to oversee Comcast in Anne Arundel, Calvert
Comcast Cable has named Bruce D. Abbott to oversee its daily operations in Anne Arundel and Calvert counties as director of business operations for the cable company's Chesapeake Bay Group System.
Before joining Comcast, Abbott served as vice president and general manager of Susquehanna Communications' York County System and regional manager for Post-Newsweek Cable in Dundee, Scotland. He has a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Wyoming.
Live Near Your Work extends to Md. workers
The Live Near Your Work program, which provides $3,000 grants for the purchase of a home close to the buyer's place of work, has been expanded to include state employees.
The LNYW program, launched in Maryland in 1997, assists employees of participating private companies, local governments and state colleges and universities.
For more information or to apply to the program, call 410-514- 7700.