Merry-go-round To Buy 54 Stores

Business notes

December 16, 1990

Joppa based Merry-Go-Round Enterprises Inc. has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire up to 54 T. Edwards retail locations.

The locations are leased by privately-held Brooks Fashions Stores Inc.

The purchase will be financed through internally generated funds and existing credit facilities.

The purchase is subject to landlord approval for each location. Closing is expected to occur in early 1991.

Merry-Go-Round Enterprises is a specialty apparel chain with over 670 retail stores in 38 states.

INSURANCE AGENCY LEASES OFFICE SPACE

Commercial Brokerage Group Inc., a Nationwide Insurance agency, has leased 1,000 square feet of office space at 2937 Emmorton Road, Box Hill Square, Abingdon.

Beetle Smith of Commercial Brokerage Group represented both the tenant and the landlord in this transaction.

COLDWELL BANKER RENTS BEL AIR SPACE

Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Services has signed a lease for Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate at the Festival at Bel Air.

Coldwell Banker will lease 5,206 square feet to relocate their current Bel Air facility in the spring.

Tom Maddux of Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Services represented the tenant and the landlord, Bel Air South Partnership, in the transaction.

BORNS JOINS THE STAFF OF LANDMARK HOMES

Judith A. Borns has joined Landmark Homes as the sales representative of Amyclae Estates, a community of single-family homes in Bel Air.

Borns will be responsible for the communities overall sales duties, which includes marketing and the details of financing and settlement. She has previous sales experience with a local area home builder and also is the membership chairman for the Home Builders Association of Maryland.

Borns is a graduate of the University of Dayton (Ohio), and she resides in Fallston.

Landmark Homes is currently building in seven Harford County communities and four areas in Baltimore County.

CHARITY FUND-RAISER AT THE YALICH CLINIC

Yalich Clinic of Bel Air sponsored a charity fund-raiser during its annual Patient Appreciation Week, Nov. 12-21.

The clinic, directed by Dr. Brian Regan, offered its services for free to new patients in exchange for a $10 donation and two canned goods.

Patients new to Yalich Clinic were given free stress and physical exams, as well as a fitness evaluation. Orthopedic, neurological and chiropractic tests were conducted to help find the cause of any health problems. Any X-rays or in-office laboratory tests were done for free.

Local businesses supported Yalich Clinic's fund-raiser by donating gifts to be used in a drawing, which took place Saturday, Dec. 1. Only patients new to the clinic during Patient Appreciation Week were eligible to receive a donated gift. Patrons included Getz Jewelers, All Star Video, Chesapeake Cycle & Design, Quest, Jiffy Lube, Thomasville Galleries, Klein's and Chili's.

All canned goods were donated to the Harford County chapter of the Salvation Army, and all funds received went to the Maryland Special Olympics.

AMERICAN LANDMARK PROMOTES SHEHAN

George Shehan, vice president of American Landmark Inc., has been named 1991 president of the Home Builders Association of Maryland.

Previously, Shehan was first vice president.

He was installed into office at HBAM's annual banquet at the Stouffer Harborplace Hotel on Nov. 30. Approximately 500 industry businessmen and women, government officials and local dignitaries attended.

Shehan has been an active member of HBAM for the past 10 years. He was president of the Harford County Chapter in 1986 and has chaired the county's Legislative Committee for the past three years. He currently serves on HBAM's Budget and Finance Committee, is chairman of HBAM's Insurance Committee, and is a director of the Maryland Builder's Association.

Shehan has a graduate degree from the University of Baltimore and an undergraduate degree from Loyola College. The Harford County resident is married and has two children.

He will be supported by four senior officers who were also installed: Bruce Scherr, of Bruce Scherr Development Co., replaced Shehan as first vice president; Gary Blucher of the Britania Development Corp. was installed as vice president/treasurer; Clark P. Turner of Clark Turner Homes Inc. was installed as vice president/secretary; and Thomas C.

Henderson of Sears Contract Sales was installed as vice president.

FOOD BANK GETS HELP WITH NEW REFRIGERATOR

Davis Concrete of Bel Air, Schemm Electric of Bel Air and the Bel Air Rotary Club helped the Harford Food Bank add a refrigeration unit to its operation Dec 8.

The companies helped pour a concrete pad and install wiring for the system.

The Harford Food Bank, a non-profit organization that distributes food to the needy in Harford County, added the refrigeration unit to the food bank building on Old Edgewood Road, Edgewood.

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