Sinai Hospital in Baltimore is in the midst of a...


September 24, 1990

Sinai Hospital in Baltimore is in the midst of a three-year, $30 million renovation project. The four-floor addition will expand the radiology, pathology and neurology departments, and provide more operating room space.

Maryland Department of Economic and Employment Development, Office of Tourism Development, gave $50,000 to the 1990 Kunta Kinte Commemoration and Heritage Festival that is being held in Annapolis through next Monday. About four events a year receive funds from the Super Event Funding Program, which is given to events that have potential to generate long-term tourism for the state.

Maryland Polish Regional Training Center received a federal grant of $13,700 to fund a visit by nine newly elected Polish officials who will study government administration, management, fiscal planning, land use and environmental protection during their stay in Maryland. The money came from the United States Information Agency under the Sister Cities International program.

Blumenthal, Wayson, Downs & Offutt, an Annapolis law firm, was named the Maryland representative in a 50-state coalition, called The National Resource Center for State Laws and Regulations, that will monitor and report on new taxes, laws and regulations that affect business.

Beretta U.S.A. Corp. in Pocomoke City will receive a $3.03 million package of financing to purchase a plant and equipment for manufacturing handguns. A portion of the financing will be used to expand the company's plant in Accokeek.

Moore Business Forms Inc. bought 8.3 acres of land to build a one-story, 108,000-square-foot distribution building in the Meadowridge Business Park in Howard County.

The George Hyman Construction Co. in Bethesda completed construction of the Kaiser Permanente Technical Services Building in Silver Spring. The 42,000-square-foot facility was designed by Paul Temples Associates in Fairfax, Va.

Dash In Food Stores in La Plata acquired 12 Little Sue stores in the Tidewater area of Virginia.

F. Daniel Cathers and Associates

Inc., an architectural planning and interior design firm, changed its name to Cathers & Associates.

Greenhorne & O'Mara Inc. in Greenbelt is registered with the Resolution Trust Corp. so it can now provide engineering audits of reclaimed properties.

Questar Properties Inc. in Baltimore is developing a 84,300-square-foot shopping center, Dogwood Station, on a 15-acre site in Woodlawn. Scheduled to open next summer, tenants include The Food Place, Pizza Hut and a dry cleaner.

Schmitz Press in Baltimore is installing a Kodak Signature color proofing system that can simulate actual press conditions and produce a two-sided proof.

Loyola Federal Savings and Loan Association in Baltimore is financing a portion of the $17 million renovation of Lake in the Woods, an apartment complex for low- and moderate-income families in Lansdowne.

Public Service

The American Red Cross, Central Maryland Chapter, has created a CEO Program to improve blood donation by employees of local businesses. Richard Sullivan of the investment firm Ferris, Baker and Watts was named chairman.

Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander, a Baltimore law firm, established a speakers program that will send attorneys and other members of the firm to speak at civic and community groups, professional associations and business organizations.

College of Notre Dame of Maryland appointed the following trustees: James W. Constable, attorney, Wright, Constable & Skeen; James F. Knott, president, James F. Knott Development Corp.; Ackneil M. Muldrow II, president and CEO, Development Credit Fund Inc.; Catherine M. O'Connell, president, Province Corp. in Wilton Province, Conn.; Michaelita Quinn, president, Stanley H. Kaplan Educational Center Ltd. in New York; and Charles W. Shivery, vice president of corporate finance, treasurer and secretary, Baltimore Gas & Electric Co.

Ernst and Young Foundation donated $4,015 to the University of Baltimore Educational Foundation. The gift matches contributions made by university alumni working at the accounting firm, and will support the Ernst and Young Chair.

The Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore elected the following trustees: Anne Lawrence Deering, Jennie Lee Williams Fowlkes, C. Godfrey Jacobs, Edmond J. Moran Jr., Philip J. Rauch and Stephen D. Shawe. The school also named Peter Baily faculty representative; Suzanne Wailes Obrecht ex officio president of the Alumnae Association; Wendy Rosen ex officio president of the Parents Association; Constance James Fitzpatrick and Anita and Nathaniel Prentice chairmen of the annual giving campaign.

Signet Bank gave $10,000 to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's annual fund, $500 to Housing America Through Training and $2,500 to the Citizens Planning and Housing


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