Steel framing was completed Tuesday on the Clorox Co.'s $75 million production and distribution facility on Perryman Road, in Perryman.
According to project manager, Jim Berger, construction started in the spring and is on schedule. The center is expected to be operational by the spring of 1992.
The facility, which will produce three types of Clorox bleach andserve as a distribution center for a number of products, is expectedto employ as many as 100. Berger said the company would begin considering applicants in the late spring and early summer of 1992.
D&Z Inc. is managing the engineering and construction for the project. Construction is being done by a number of local and national firms.
COMMITTEE GIVES AWARDS
Officials of the Harford County Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities have announced the winners of the 8th Annual Employer/Employee Awards.
The seven people were honored Wednesday during the group's annual awards luncheon in Aberdeen.
The awards were given to those employers and employees for integrating disabled persons into the work force either through hiring practices or architectural accessibility.
This year's honorees are: Community Service Award -- Barry Scott, president, New Car Dealers Association; Private Employee of the Year -- Christopher Brooks; Private Employee of the Year Certificate -- Fred Godman; Public Employer of the Year -- 1st Sgt. John D. Amos; Private Employer of the Year -- William Harloe, owner, Burger King-Lindsay Foods; Public Employee of the Year -- Harford County government employee Virginia Riley; Public Employee of the Year Certificate -- Harford County Government Employee Eddie Brinegar.
CREDIT UNION OPEN HOUSE
Matcom Federal Credit Unioninvites members to an open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31.
The event is being conducted in honor of International Credit Union Day, a celebration of the continued growth and strength of the credit union movement.
Festivities will include refreshments, free gifts and a drawing for several cash prizes.
HORTON GETS NEW POST
Shelby Horton has been appointed marketing representative/settlement officer for Merit Title's Harford County operation.
In her new position, Horton will be serving the Harford County area as well as northeast Baltimore County.
Horton comes to Merit Title Co. from Long & Foster Realtors in Abingdon, where she was employed as a real estate associate.
Her experience also includes six years as an associate for Prudential Preferred Properties in Bel Air, formerly MerrillLynch Realty.
Horten is chairwoman for the Harford County Association of Realtor's Community Service/Public Relations committee. She is on the nominating committee of Harford County's Association of Realtors and is a Lifetime Member of the Million Dollar Club.
She was recently nominated for recognition as one of Harford County's "Most Beautiful People" for her many charitable endeavors.
GETZ SETS UP SHOP
Getz Taylor Architects Inc., a full-service architecture firm, has opened offices in Havre de Grace, at 450 Franklin Street.
The principals in the firm are Gary Getz of Bel Air, a Carnegie-Mellon University graduate; and Terence Taylor of Baltimore, of Washington University.
BODY SHOP LEASES SPACE
Bel Air Auto Body Inc. has leased 6,000 square feet of space for an auto body shop at 2109 Emmorton Park Road, in Emmorton Business Center, Edgewood.
Representing the landlord in leasing negotiations were Steve Martel and Andy Georgelakos of Kayne/Levin/Neilson/Bavar Realtors.
Buddy Overfeld of Park Frames & Co. represented the tenant.
Merry-Go-Round Enterprises Inc. reported that sales for the five-week period endedOct. 5 increased 22 per cent, to $67.9 million from $55.6 million, in the correspondding period in September 1990.
Same store sales for September 1991 increased 2 percent, compared with 16 percent last year.
Sales for the 35-week period ended Oct. 5 increased 25 percent to $455.1 million from $364.1 million in the corresponding period ayear ago. Same store sales for the 35-week period increased 6 percent.
Merry-Go-Round Enterprises Inc., headquaretered in Joppa, is a specialty apparel chain for young men and women with more the 780 retail stores in 38 states.