Kurdle Named Uw Head

People notes

July 28, 1991

Florence Beck Kurdle, vice president of planning for Constellation Real Estate Group Inc., has been named chair of the 1991 United Way ofCentral Maryland campaign in Anne Arundel County.

An Annapolis resident, Kurdle will recruit volunteers and direct countywide fund-raising efforts to help support more than 300 regional United Way healthand human services.

Kurdle brings diverse private sector and government management experience to the United Way campaign. Prior to joining Constellation, she served as a planning and zoning officer for the Anne Arundel County government.



Will chair United Way campaign


North Arundel Hospital has named Catherine R. O'Neill as nurse manager of itsEmergency Department.

O'Neill will be responsible for scheduling and staffing personnel for the Emergency Department, which treats 45,000 area residents annually.

A 1968 graduate of Church Home's School of nursing, O'Neill was previously the nurse manager of Homewood Hospital's Emergency and IV Therapy departments.

She is a past president of the Emergency Nurses Association and is currently on the Governmental Affairs Committee of the National Emergency Nurses Association.



Nurse Manager at NAH


The Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra Inc. elected a new slate of officers and directors for the 1991-1992 season recently.

Betty McGinnis of Arnold and Linda Lessey of Severna Park were re-elected for a second term as presidentand vice president, respectively.

Newly elected officers were Ellen Berger of Arnold, second vice president; Larry Innis of Annapolis,secretary; and Alan Howard of Annapolis, treasurer.

Continuing asdirectors of the board for a second term are Roy Carson, Bertrand Mason, and Skip Weitzen of Arnold; Cecelia Elvy and Wayne Jordan of Annapolis; Emile Henault III of Glen Burnie; Bruce Horner of Severna Park; and Lillian Youman of Davidsonville.

Newly elected to the boardwere Kevin Pallett and Anne Potter of Annapolis; Thomas Reed of Chester; and William Selway of Glen Burnie.

The orchestra will begin its second season this fall under the direction of Karen Deal.

Information: 987-1363.


Barbara J. Sale has been named North Arundel Hospital's director of physical therapy and rehabilitation services.

Sale's responsibilities will include managing the hospital's physical, occupational and speech therapy services.

Previously the clinical director at the Sports Medicine Center, Sale was also employed as chief physical therapist at Georgetown UniversityHospital and assistant chief physical therapist at Prince George's General Hospital.



NAH's physical therapy director


Gov. William D. Schaefer is inviting state employees to participate in the fourth annual state employees photography competition, titled "Get Some Exposure."

The contest is sponsored by the "Maryland You are Beautiful" Program, the Maryland Department of Transportation, the Governor's Press Office and Ritz Camera Centers Inc.

The competition, whichis open to all current state employees, begins July 15, with a deadline for entries of Sept. 16, 1991.

The entry categories are action/sports, animals, landscape/scenic/environment, Maryland tourism attractions, Maryland's people, Marylanders at work, urban architecture and vacation humor.

Contestants must be currently employed by the state and may submit one photo per category taken on 35mm or larger format film in 8 by 10 prints.

Winners will join the governor in a ceremony and reception in Annapolis this fall, where the "Best of Contest" winner will receive an evening dinner cruise for 15 aboard the state yacht and a $500 cash prize. The first-place winner in each category will be awarded $100, second-place winners will get $75, and third-place winners will get $25, courtesy of Ritz Camera Centers Inc. All participants will receive a Governor's Certificate of Recognition and coupons for two complimentary photo enlargements at Ritz Camera stores.

Send all entries to the Maryland Department of Transportation Public Affairs Division, P.O. Box 8755, BWI Airport, Md. 21240, bySept. 16, 1991.


County Executive Robert R. Neall is asking for nominations for the county's "Most Beautiful People" -- extraordinary people who volunteer their time and talents for others.

The contest is an opportunity to thank a special volunteer who goes beyond the call of duty, demonstrating unselfish dedication, compassion and virtues.

Nominees should be unsung heroes whose acts of good will go unnoticed and who serve their communities as volunteers, not as part of their jobs.

The program is sponsored in conjunction with Gov. William D. Schaefer's "Maryland You Are Beautiful" campaign. All nominees will be honored at a reception sponsored by thecounty executive, and the winner will be honored by Schaefer at a ceremony in October.

Deadline for nominations is Sept. 11.

For a nomination form, write to Community Services, "Anne Arundel County's Most Beautiful People," Arundel Center Suite 230, P.O. Box 2700, Annapolis, Md. 21404.

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