Help For The Unemployed

Business people

May 13, 1991

A division of the state Department of Economic and Employment Development's State of Maryland Job Service has been stationed at Westinghouse Resource Center to help the 1,200 people the company has laid off.

The layoffs, attributed to budget cuts, included people in such fields as accounting, administration, assembly, clerical/secretarial,computer science, contracts, engineering, human resources, information systems, logistics, marketing, manufacturing, program management, purchasing, quality assurance, and technicians.

Companies looking for dependable workers in any of these fields should contact the Westinghouse Resource Center.

Information: Joy Stephens, 944-5643; or Teresa Bouie, 944-5595.


Carolyn Kujawa and Noni Paradis have joined the staff of Manis & Wright Realty, a full-service real estate firm based in Annapolis.

Kujawa has been a licensed agent in both Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties since 1986. Previously affiliated with Prudential Properties, she has consistently been a multimillion-dollar agent in residential sales.

Licensed in Kentucky and Maryland for eight years, Noni Paradis was a million-dollar agent with Champion Realty.



Joins Manis & Wright Realty


Nikki McCool and David Moss, owners of Century 21 Moss Realty, were among a gathering of owners, brokers and managers who attended the Century 21 International Management Academy recently in Irvine, Calif.

The six-day meeting included intensive workshops on every aspect of the successful operation of a real estate office.


Anne Arundel Community College'sKenneth L. Chatelaine will address psychological issues for the American Psychological Association's task force on centennial celebrations.

Chatelaine, the centennial speaker of the task force, will travel to universities and colleges throughout the United States from August through December 1992. He will also work on the association's centennial publications.


Timonium resident Jerry Hellman will coordinate computer and high-tech training programs for the Office of Business and Employee Training at Anne Arundel Community College.

The programs encompass computer programming languages, including C++ development among other business-related high-tech applications.


Craig A. Snoops has been appointed by Gov. William Donald Schaefer to the board of directors of the Maryland Food Center Authority.

Snoops, a resident of Anne ArundelCounty, is currently the manager of Lauer's Super Thrift in Pasadenaand is a member of the board of directors for the Mid-Atlantic Food Dealers Association. He is also the treasurer of the Pasadena Business Association.


Three sales associates and two offices of Shannon & Luchs Realtors were recently recognized for outstanding achievements for the first quarter of 1991 in the company's Prince George's and Anne Arundel region.

The top Shannon & Luchs professionals included Georgie Berkinshaw, Elizabeth Loo-Vinnedge, and Hilde Sawyer.

Georgie Berkinshaw, an associate from the Annapolis office, was recognized for top volume for Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties.

Elizabeth Loo-Vinnedge of the Bowie office washonored for transactions and listings sold for the region.

The Top First Year Licensee Award went to Hilde Sawyer, of the Andrews office.

The Annapolis office, managed by Tina Marine, was awarded Top Volume for the Region.


Neal M. Ashby of Clark Keller Advertising Inc. has been promoted to the position of art director for the Annapolis-based advertising firm.

Ashby has been the recipient of several awards for his talent as a designer. His work has been published in How and Print magazines.

An advertising/graphic design professional for two years, Ashby studied at the Otis Art Institute of the Parsons School of Design in Los Angeles.


Gaines McHale Antiques recently announced the appointmentof Trudy M. Weeks to manage its store on 26 W. St. in Annapolis.

Weeks has experience in the furniture and design fields, having worked for Ethan Allen for several years and operating her own design business in Buffalo, N.Y.

She has lived in Annapolis for six years.


Jan Graves has been promoted to assistant account executive for Marlene Prendergast & Associates Inc. and its subsidiary corporation, Healthcare Marketing Group Inc.

The Annapolis-based public relations and marketing firm specializes in services for health-care practitioners, attorneys, accountants and other professionals.

Graves' responsibilities include the daily management of the company's client accounts and the development and promotion of "Taking Health," a call-in radio program heard weekly on WNAV.

An Annapolis resident, Graves was previously employed by Clark/Keller Advertising.


Jim Triebwasser has been selectedas the new director of marketing for Marlene Prendergast & Associates Inc., an Annapolis-based public relations and marketing agency.

Triebwasser has 14 years of sales and marketing experience developing, designing and coordinating marketing public relations programs.

Prior to joining the firm, Triebwasser opened the Main Street office of Bay National Bank in Annapolis.

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