North Arundel Hospital combined its external health care businesses and formed the North Arundel Hospital Professional Center in the Pyramid Building at 1406 Crain Highway South in Glen Burnie.
PHH US Mortgage Corp. in Hunt Valley is providing mortgage services to the 6,300 member banks of the Independent Bankers Association of America. The program will be administered through IBAA Mortgage Corp.
Maryland Higher Education Commission is sponsoring a photography contest for amateur photographers enrolled in a Maryland community college. The contest theme is "Marylanders at Work." The deadline for entries is Feb. 28. Call 974-2971 for rules and entry forms.
Outokumpu EcoEnergy Inc., an Owings Mills-based provider of services for the independent power industry, is providing engineering and construction services to refit a power generation facility for National Energy Resource Corp. in Waterbury, Conn.
CSL Intermodal changed its name to CSX Intermodal. CSX Intermodal is a Hunt Valley-based business unit of CSX Corp. in Richmond, Va.
Try Us, a national minority business directory, is available from the publisher. For a copy, send $42 to NMBD, 2105 Central Ave. N.E., Minneapolis, Minn. 55418.
Cellular Services Group Inc. in Baltimore received a patent for PrivaFone, a technology that scrambles cellular telephone calls.
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American Speedy Printing Centers Inc., a Bloomfield, Mich.-based printing franchise, opened at 6955-I Oakland Mills Road in Columbia.
Red Roof Inns Inc. opened a 137-room inn in Timonium.
Choices Entertainment Corp., a Baltimore-based chain of video and music stores, opened a store at the Fox Run Shopping Center in Bear, Del.
Metro Crime Stoppers Inc., a volunteer organization that helps law enforcement agencies solve crimes, named Michael J. Agetstein to the board of directors. Mr. Agetstein is an officer of the tax department of Grabush, Newman & Co., a Baltimore-based accounting and management consulting firm.
Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Credit Union donated $200 to the Aberdeen Volunteer Fire Department and $800 to buy Christmas presents for 20 children whose names were supplied by the Salvation Army.
Henry H. Stansbury was named to the board of trustees for Baltimore County community colleges. Mr. Stansbury is owner and president of Agency Services Inc.
SCM Chemicals in Baltimore will continue to underwrite the costs of the MPT News Update that airs Sundays at 8:58 p.m. on Maryland Public Television.
John W. Hechinger Sr. was elected to the Home Center Hall of Fame in an industry recognition program sponsored by Home hTC Improvement Center magazine and the National Home Center Show. Mr. Hechinger is chairman of Hechinger Co., a Landover-based chain of specialty retail home centers.