ROAD RUNNERS RAISE $2,215 FOR HOSPITAL
North Arundel Hospital president-CEO Alfred J. Bryan, Jr. recently accepted $2,214.72 in proceeds from the Glen Burnie and B&A Trail 10K Run from Anne Arundel County's director of Recreation and Parks, Joe McCann, B&A Trail Superintendent Dave Dionne and B&A Trail race committee member Joe O'Boyle.
Over 500 area runners participated in the first annual event, with the next run scheduled for early October 1991.
The funds will be used to purchase wall furnishings and medical equipment for the hospital's Pediatric Unit, which is currently being renovated.
HASKINS TO BECOME A NAVY COMMANDANT
Navy Capt. Michael D. Haskins of Angel Camp, Calif., will become the 74th commandant of midshipmen, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at a ceremony at the United States Naval Academy Memorial Hall in Annapolis.
During the change of command ceremony, Haskins will relieve Rear Admiral Joseph W. Prueher, who became commandant in February 1989. Prueher will take command of Carrier Group One in San Diego, Calif.
Both men are graduates of the academy, Prueher with the Class of 1964 and Haskins with the Class of 1966.
Haskins will be responsible for the military and professional development of the 4,500-member brigade of midshipmen. He is married to the former Joanne Nesline of Silver Spring and has two daughters, Julie and Eileen, a 1990 Naval Academy graduate.
KRAUS JOINS STAFF AT MEDICAL CENTER
David Kraus, M.D., recently joined the staff of Anne Arundel Medical Center as a radiation oncologist at the Anne Arundel Oncology Center on Medical Parkway at Jennifer Road in Annapolis.
Kraus, a board certified radiation oncologist, attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., and completed his residency at the Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.
Before joining the medical center, Kraus served as part of the radiation oncology department at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center for three years.
HILLMAN TAKES REINS OF CHARITABLE GROUP
Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation Inc. recently appointed Lisa Hillman as executive director of the non-profit charitable organization.
In her new position, Hillman will oversee all fund-raising activities for the Medical Center, including the annual campaign and capital drives.
In addition, she will coordinate activities for the foundation's all-volunteer board of directors.
For the past three years, Hillman served as the director of public affairs for the Johns Hopkins Children's Center. Prior to that, she was the director of public relations at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
A past president of the Maryland Hospital Public Relations Society, and active with the American Society for Hospital Marketing and Public Relations, Hillman is a resident of Annapolis.
CONKIN, OF ARNOLD, IS "BEAUTIFUL PERSON"
Allen Adams Conkin of Arnold was recently honored as Anne Arundel County's "Maryland's Most Beautiful Person" at an awards ceremony attended by local elected officials and Gov. William Donald Schaefer.
Conkin was honored for her outstanding community support and volunteer work. She received a silver tray from Schaefer during the fourth annual ceremony.
COUNTY APPOINTS 4 TO ARTS COMMISSION
Larry Freed, Anna Greenberg, Jean Jackson and Charlotte Leventry were recently appointed to the Commission Board of the Anne Arundel County Commission on Culture and the Arts.
Charlotte Leventry, of Churchton, studied dance for 15 years, and has been active in local drama and glee clubs. Leventry is a member of the newly formed South County Cultural Arts Association.
A staff specialist at the Maryland State Department of Education Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Jean Jackson, a resident of Shady Side, has been active in county drama for several years.
Past Annapolis Symphony Orchestra president Anna Greenberg, of Annapolis, sits on the board of the Annapolis Fine Arts Foundation, and the Maryland Hall board. She also serves as the special events chairman for the Elizabeth Meyers Mitchell Gallery in Annapolis.
Annapolis resident Larry Freed is president of Music Scene magazine, published in Annapolis. Freed has worked with several organizations to promote county culture and arts events.
CHAMBLISS HONORED BY TOURISM COUNCIL
Crownsville resident Pete Chambliss, chief of international and domestic tourism marketing for the Maryland Office of Tourism Development, was recently named 1990 Travel Person of the Year by the Maryland Tourism Council.
Recipients are chosen for their outstanding leadership, support and volunteerism in the Maryland Tourism industry. Chambliss is the 11th person to receive the honor in the 10-year history of the Governor's Conference, where the award was presented.
In his current position, Chambliss promotes Maryland worldwide, and is one of the first Marylanders to earn the Certified Tour Professional rating from the National Tour Association.
PRICE WINS PRAISE FOR HELPING WOMEN
Leatha Price, retired director of the Annapolis YWCA Displaced Homemaker Program, recently received a certificate of Distinguished Citizenship from Annapolis Mayor Al Hopkins.
Price began the Displaced Homemaker Program in 1979, and headed it for eight years. The program has served over 1,700 woman and continues to provide practical assistance to women over 30 who have been the primary homemakers to recover independence following loss of income through separation, divorce, death or disability of a spouse.
Hopkins cited Price's support, caring, knowledge and skills that have enriched the lives of thousands of women in Annapolis and the county.
The program offers job search support, interest testing, career-related workshops and tuition assistance to qualifying applicants.