Hope House, the county's only non-profit intermediate residential treatment program, is looking for businesses interested in creating a private partnership.
The private, accredited facility in Crownsville offers individual and group counseling, family support and education as well as communication-building skills.
The facility is in need of major renovations. To send donations, write to Hope House, P.O. Box 546, Crownsville, 21032.
NEW FIRM LAUNCHED
A retired Annapolis business executive recently established Claims Services Inc., offering a helping handto hundreds of countians facing health-care insurance claims problems.
Frederick Daley, who has experience in managing an electronic device manufacturing firm, says MedClaims Services caters to persons with a substantial number of health-care insurance claims. It is, he says, an area of activity that has been largely overlooked.
MedClaims is prepared to act on behalf of anyone who must submit claims to any insurance carrier, including Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Medicare and companies selling "medigap" policies. It provides a computerized system that tracks each bill, checks for accuracy and provides a permanent record.
MedClaims Services Inc. is at 1 Georgetown Court, Annapolis.
CENTURY AT CONFERENCE
Century 21 Moss Realty was among 300 offices represented at the recent Seattleconference for members of the Century 21 Military Relocation Network.
The Odenton office participates in the network, which provides listing services for all military personnel.
HEALTH GROUP LEASES LAND
The American College Health Association has leased 7,040 square feet at 780 Elkridge Landing Road in Linthicum.
Robin Maisel of CB Commercial Real Estate Group represented both the tenant and the landlord in the transaction.
GOODWILL CHANGES HOURS
The Sun Valley Goodwill Store, 7959-A Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., has recently changed its hours to seven days a week. The store is in the Sun Valley ShoppingCenter, near Ritchie Highway.
Store hours are Monday through Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.
All proceeds from the store go toward helping Goodwill continue to serve as a vocational training and employment agency for disabled and disadvantaged adults throughout the Maryland region.
CROSBY TAKES ON CLIENTS
Crosby Communications, an Annapolis-based marketing communications firm, is working on programs for Anne Arundel County business for four new clients.
The clients are the Anne Arundel County Office of Economic Development, Ginger Cove retirement community, Walden Golf Club, and the Greater BWI Commuter Transportation Center.
For the Anne Arundel County Office of Economic Development, Crosby Communications is implementing a marketing plan it developed for the business community around Baltimore-Washington International Airport.
Crosby will create advertising, direct mail and special events for Ginger Cove, a retirement community owned and managed by Life Care Services Corp., one of the nation's leading developers of such housing.
For Walden Golf Club in Crofton, Crosby has designed a new logo and created a marketing brochure. The 18-hole par-71 course is under development on the 415-acre former estate of Baltimore philanthropist Johns Hopkins.
Crosby is producing the 1991 annual report for the Greater BWI Commuter Transportation Center, a non-profit public-private partnership helping to ease transportation problems and improve mobility for employees in the airport area.
CHEVRON BUYS 1.5 ACRES
BTR Realty Inc. has finished a transaction with Chevron USA Inc. for the sale of 1.5 acres at $1.3 million.
Located at the intersection of Route 198 and Baltimore-Washington Parkway, near Laurel, the land will be used by Chevron to build a gas station.
In September, BTR announced that it had leased more than 100,000 square feet of space intwo retail centers.
BTR is a publicly held real estate development company headquartered at the Gateway International Office Complex adjacent to the Baltimore-Washington International Airport.
Two residential homebuilders were honored with awards for homes in Annapolis at the 1991 Finest for Family Living Awards ceremonies recently.
The awards recognized homebuilders for excellence in new-home design and home renovation throughout the Washington area.
The Brinker Group Inc. was the winner in the Single Family Detached (lot size 7,000 square feet or more) category for the Nantucketmodel at Beacon View in Annapolis.
The model features 9-foot ceilings on the first floor and cathedral ceilings.
In the category for New Condominiums, Stanley Halle Communities received an Award of Merit for the Bermuda Hotel at Admirals Reach in Annapolis.
The hotel features a designer kitchen, a balcony or patio, a fireplace with slate surround, with optional features including a whirlpool tub, ceiling fan and carport.