Regional ledger

Regional ledger

November 05, 1990

UNITED WAY ACCEPTS AWARDS NOMINATIONS

The United Way of Central Maryland's Management Resources Center is now accepting nominations for its third annual Awards of Distinction. These awards recognize professionals for their outstanding management of nonprofit health and human service agencies in Central Maryland.

Cas awards will be presented to recipients for their use in continuing education and professional development. Funding for the program is from the unrestricted income of the United Way Community Services Endowment Fund.

All nominees must work for 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt organizations that have been in existence for a minimum of three years.

Applications and information can be obtained by calling Lois Frame at the United Way and are due by Dec. 10.

Information: 547-8000, Ext. 277.

NILAND & CO. LTD. LEASES IN ANNAPOLIS

Niland & Co. Ltd., trading as the Silk Purse Jeweler, has leased 984 square feet at 107 Main Street, Annapolis. The location was formerly occupied by Canterbury of New Zealand.

Bob Powell of Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Services was the broker for the transaction.

FLORIDA FIRM TAPS ANNAPOLIS AD AGENCY

Nutmeg Mills of Tampa Florida has chosen Annapolis' Sass & Associates as its new advertising agency. Nutmeg, one of the leading brands of Licensed Apparel in the U.S., is a licensee for several team sports including the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and NCAA.

Sass will be responsible for Nutmeg's trade and consumer advertising both in the U.S.A. and throughout Europe. Sass's French and U.K. affiliated offices participated in the agency's presentation at Nutmeg's Florida headquarters.

UNC INC. RELEASES THIRD-QUARTER REPORT

UNC Inc. recently reported that third-quarter earnings from continuing operations increased 20 percent as a result of improved performances in the company's seven operating units.

The Annapolis-based company reported that for the first nine months of 1990, there was a 103 percent improvement in earnings from continuing operations compared to restated results for the previous year.

Third-quarter sales reached $92.4 million, 9 percent higher than the $84.4 million in the third quarter of 1989.

UNC officials cited higher income from affiliated engine overhaul and engine parts manufacture businesses as the primary driver of the the company's improved earnings.

UNC Inc., listed on the New York Stock Exchange, is engaged in overhauling aircraft engines and components, manufacturing and repairing jet engine parts, and providing contract aviation services.

ANNAPOLIS STORES ANNOUNCE REBATES

Kitchen Bazaar and Gadget Gallery Stores recently announced a donor rebate program at their stores, including the location at Annapolis Mall.

When you purchase any merchandise from Kitchen Bazaar or Gadget Gallery, save the register tape and give it to Omni House. Omni House will turn them in and receive a 5 percent rebate in the amount of total purchases.

The program will run through May 31, 1991.

BUSINESSES DONATE TO NAVY RAFFLE DRIVE

Several local businesses recently donated goods or services as prizes for a raffle sponsored by the Naval Institute to support its Capital Campaign.

The goal of the campaign was to raise $7.4 million to endow several educational programs and to renovate a now-vacant Naval Academy hospital building for use as the institute new headquarters.

Eighteen local businesses participated in the event by donating goods and services, including The Capital newspaper, The Annapolitan, Baltimore magazine, Baraka Art and Frame, Body Business of Annapolis, Dawson's Liquor Mart, Eastport Shell, Harry Browne's Restaurant, and Merritt Athletic Club.

The campaign has raised $1.6 million.

Information: 268-6110.

PICK UP SOME TIPS FOR BUYING A HOUSE

First Advantage Mortgage Corp., O'Conor, Piper & Flynn, and Cromwell Fountain Associates are sponsoring a free home buying seminar at 7 p.m., Nov. 8 at the Villages of Cromwell Fountain.

The seminar will answer questions concerning how to buy a first home in today's market, and discussions on tax benefits, down payment acquisition, and closing costs.

Information: 761-5444.

CHAMBER SETS MINORITY SEMINAR

The Greater Annapolis Chamber of Commerce will play host to a minority business workshop entitled "How to Start & Manage Your Own Business," at 8:30 a.m., Nov. 10, at the Arundel Center, County Council Chambers, Northwest and Calvert street in Annapolis.

The workshop, co-sponsored by the Black Political Forum, Service Corps of Retired Executives, Anne Arundel Office of Economic Development, and Anne Arundel County Purchasing Office, will feature speaker Dr. Allen Carter, executive director of the Baltimore-based Business Developing and Networking Group. He is also 1st vice chairman of SCORE District 3.

Panel participants include a number of small business owners. The cost of the workshop is $25 per person, and registration is required.

Information: 268-7676.

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