The Legal Aid Bureau announced that Carlos Braxton of the Towson firm of Hodes, Ulman, Pessin & Katz was named as Young Lawyer of the Year.
The town of Oakland will hold Utility Day for residents and businesses in Western Maryland from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Oakland Armory, Eighth and High streets, Oakland. Representatives from area power and communications companies and assistance agencies will be on hand to answer questions on electric, Internet and cable services and billing and on the availability of assistance and winterization programs. For information, 301-334-2691.
KFD Media has signed Twin Lakes Brewery LLC to its client roster. The Ellicott City agency will handle promotional and marketing for the Greenville, Del., brewery's new stout beer product.
InfoSpherix Inc., based in Beltsville, was awarded a four-year, $4.4 million contract to continue operating the central reservations system for the Indiana State Parks.
Physician Weight Loss Centers has opened its first Maryland location at the Good Samaritan Professional Building, Suite 105, 5601 Loch Raven Blvd.
Peter Doo, an architect and principal with Hord Coplan Macht, has been elected chairman of the Northeast Corridor Regional Council of the U.S. Green Building Council.
Cool Fire Technologies, an information technology consulting firm, announced it has moved to the Higher Education and Applied Technology Center, 1201 Technology Drive, Aberdeen.