College of Notre Dame in Baltimore established the Sister...

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September 16, 1991

College of Notre Dame in Baltimore established the Sister Kathleen Feeley International Center with a $100,000 grant from the Kathleen Price and Joseph M. Bryan Family Foundation of Greensboro, N.C. The learning laboratory for language and culture honors Sister Feeley, who has been president of the college since 1971.

Quality Looseleaf Manufacturing Co., a subsidiary of Bindagraphics Inc., is moving to 2701 Wilmarco Ave. in the Crossroads Industrial Center in Baltimore.

Classic Communications Corp., a Baltimore-based communications, advertising, graphic design and public relations firm, recently created a ClassicServices division to provide computer publishing services.

Sir Speedy Center, a business printing company on Honeygo Boulevard in White Marsh, was recently acquired by Elliott Langbaum, who is also president of Sir Speedy of Woodlawn.

LRD International Inc. and Data Chromatics Inc. announced the creation of the Partnership for Urban and Regional Futures. The partnership will apply technology to the problems of planning for cities and regions.

Damar Group, Your Personal Computer Expert, a personal computer training and consulting firm, has incorporated. The new name is Damar Group Ltd.

LMK Communications Inc., an advertising and marketing design company and its partner, Conagraphics, a graphic arts design firm in Ellicott City, moved to Suite 211 on the upper level of the Bethany 40 Shopping Center.

The Travelers Companies relocated to 8013 Corporate Drive in the White Marsh Business Community.

Kudos

Baltimore County Career Development Center on Eastern Avenue in Essex, a joint program of Essex and Dundalk Community Colleges, was named the Best Economic Development Activity in the Country by the National Council of Instructional Administrators. The center retrains people who were laid off from jobs and helps them find new employment.

Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks and Daft-McCune-Walker Inc. of Towson recently won the National Association of Counties Achievement Award and the American Society of Landscape Architects Merit Award for a master plan to analyze the need for public golf courses in the county.

Holland Design, a Columbia-based graphic design firm, and South Hills Mall in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., received an award from the Hudson Valley Area Marketing Association for a printed mailing designed for the mall.

Mark Santangelo won the Frank C. Carr award from Inroads, a national organization that helps minority college students establish careers in business and industry. Mr. Santangelo is director of human resources administration for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland.

Adams Sandler Inc., a marketing communications firm in Baltimore and Rockville, won an award for black and white advertising from the Sunday Magazine Advertising Conference. The award was given for a Saint Joseph Hospital Campaign that highlighted the hospital's high-technology resources.

Jack Alspaugh and William Ellison were presented with the Parade of Homes "People's Choice" award for excellence in home design.

John Toth Jr. of Fallston was named to the President's Circle of Excellency by ICI Pharmaceuticals Group. Mr. Toth is a district sales manager for Stuart Pharmaceuticals.

Days Inn-Baltimore Inner Harbor came in first in its nationwide management group during the fourth quarter of 1990 and the first quarter of 1991. The hotel also outperformed its own previous record of sales for the period.

Open for business

Commercial Insurance Managers Inc. was formed at 9841 Broken Land Parkway, Suite 309, in Columbia by Gordon M. Mumpower Jr. and his wife, Elizabeth. The company will provide property/casualty and group life and health insurance programs for mid-sized businesses and non-profit, human service organizations in the Baltimore-Washington corridor.

Strategic Media Partners Inc. opened for business at 2701 N. Charles St., Suite 400, Baltimore. Services include the start-up and acquisition of small media-related businesses. Gerry Hartung will serve as president and general partner, and Scott Weber will serve as vice president and managing partner.

New London Financial Services Ltd. opened an office at 320 Towsontowne Blvd., Towson. The company specializes in real estate finance and accounting aiding distressed real estate developers, builders and property owners/managers.

Mehta Consultants Inc. opened for business at 5 Deer Cross Court, Reisterstown. The firm offers structural engineering services.

All That Jazz II, a beauty salon, will open for business at the Belvedere Plaza this September.

Mullis Video Services reopened for business at a new location, 1540 S. Hanover St., Baltimore. The firm offers consultation services in video systems design, analysis and training.

Franklin Square Hospital opened an office at 7939 Honeygo Blvd. in the White Marsh Business Community. The new office will serve patient accounting, general accounting, and purchasing departments.

New accounts

Century Engineering Inc. of Towson signed a $120 million contract with the Massachusetts Department of Public Works for the use or disposal of dredged and excavated materials that were accumulated during the construction of Boston's Central Artery and Third Harbor Tunnel.

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