Telemecanique Inc. in Westminster, a manufacturer of...

NEWS IN BRIEF

January 21, 1991

Telemecanique Inc. in Westminster, a manufacturer of industrial automation controls, formed Commercial Division B, a business unit responsible for all activities in North America. The division will be in Owings Mills.

Kidde Consultants Inc., a Baltimore-based consulting engineering company, changed its name to KCI Technologies Inc.

Bozzuto & Associates in Greenbelt is building Beacon Place, a 240-unit apartment community in Kentlands.

Popeck, Musher & Kowler, a Rockville-based accounting firm, merged with Buchbinder Stein Tunick & Platkin in New York. Both companies will be known as Buchbinder Tunick & Co.

Open for business

Scarlett Place Events opened a catering business at Scarlett

Place, at Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

Calvert Sales and Leasing Inc., a dealer and lessor of computers, opened at 619 Severn Ave., Suite 203 in Annapolis. Dwayne M. Dahl and James S. Farr head the company.

Maryland Center for Physical Therapy opened a second office at 5 Shawan Road in Hunt Valley.

Public service

Easter Seal Society of Maryland appointed the following to the board of directors: Earl U. Bravo Sr., Algeania W. Freeman, Denauvo M. Robinson and Lisa B. Williams.

Giant Food was honored recently by the March of Dimes Birth

Defects Foundation, Greater Baltimore Chapter.

Johns Hopkins Downtown Center appointed the following to its advisory committee: Emily L. Barr, Stephen Cooper, William Ewing, Herbert Goldman, Andrew C. Goresh, Jan Houbolt, Andrea Krupp, Laura Lange, Douglass W. List, Kevin O'Keefe, ** Todd Parchman, George Pohlman, William Sanders, Alan Villaverde, James Williams and Steve Ziger.

Johns Hopkins Columbia Center appointed the following to the advisory committee: Ted Peck, Carol Bailey, B. G. Walt Bickston, John Bond, Victor Broccolino, Shirley Burrill, Richard Dolliver, Claudia Lempges, Sara Hamer, Barbara Lawson, Donald Manekin, James McGowan, Pat Nolan, Donald Oberholzer, Earl Saunders, Dr. Gary Smith, T. James Truby and Chuck Zimmerman.

Rotary Club of Timonium gave $4,500 to the Maryland School for the Blind in Baltimore.

Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. and Signet Bank each gave $1,000 to the United Way of Central Maryland to help pay production costs for the United Way's 1991 Volunteer Directory. Copies will be available in February. For copies, call 659-0050.

Michael A. Waller, who heads his own public relations company in Randallstown, received a citation for meritorious service from the Public Relations Society of America.

Kudos

W. Douglas McPeters and Gregory S. Hurlbrink, investment executives in the Baltimore office of Legg Mason Wood Walker Inc., were chosen to participate in Legg Mason's Managed Investment Portfolio program.

Doctor/Lawyer/Teacher Partnership, a program created by the Maryland State Bar Association and the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland that sends teams of doctors and lawyers to schools to help fight drug use, won a Partnership Award from the American Bar Association.

St. Agnes Hospital won two awards in the Alfred J. Knight Jr. Honor Roll Competition sponsored by the Maryland Hospital Public Relations Society.

Laura Talbott, Chris Engel and Annette Preat, students of Alexander E. Hooke at Villa Julie College, were in

vited to present a paper, "Techniques of Thinking About Technology" at the Technological Literacy Conference in Washington Feb. 1-3.

Farmers and Merchants Bank of Fowblesburg was given a five-star rating, indicating a high degree of safety, from Bauer Financial Reports Inc., a research firm in Coral Gables, Fla.

Consultation Radio Network, a division of Stupak Associates Inc., in Cockeysville won the Baltimore County Medical Association's 1990 Broadcast Media Award for the "Sunday Rounds" medical call-in program and "Just for the Health of It" medical feature.

Sharon L. Cremen of Minnich Appraisal Group Inc. was named a senior residential appraiser by the Board of Governors of the International Society of Real Estate Appraisers.

Penril Data Comm, a Gaithersburg-based designer and manufacturer of data communications equipment, won a Maryland Center Quality and Productivity Award.

Lisa G. Renshaw was named one of 11 honorable mention entrepreneurs in Inc. Magazine's Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Ms. Renshaw is owner and operator of Penn Parking Inc. in Baltimore.

David Henderson, of Henderson Moving Services in Columbia, was named an accredited moving consultant for Paul Arpin Van Lines.

Gary Pakulla was named a certified real estate brokerage manager by the National Association of Realtors. Mr. Pakulla is a real estate brokerage manager for RE/MAX Advantage Realty in Columbia.

Education

Johns Hopkins University and the Greater Baltimore Committee are co-sponsoring a 14-session class for small business owners and entrepreneurs, on developing a business plan. Sessions start Jan. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in Shaffer Hall on the JHU Homewood Campus. For further information, call 294-7040.

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