Rollins Truck Rental/Leasing in Wilmington, Del., recently acquired the assets of the Baltimore branch of Lendlease Corp. In the acquisition Rollins bought 200 commercial rental vehicles.
The Kemplin Group, a Columbia-based business consulting company, recently relocated to the Woodmere office park at 9891 Broken Land Parkway, Suite 300, in Columbia.
Employee Benefit Consultants Inc., a benefit administration and consulting company in Towson, recently acquired Atlantic Pension Planners Inc. in Easton.
Wiesenberger Financial Services recently merged with the Mutual Funds Group of CDA Investment Technologies Inc. in Rockville. The new group will be called CDA/Wiesenberger and is part of the Boston-based Thomson Financial Networks. Heywood Sloane joined the new company as general manager.
Harold Marmulstein, chef of The Polo Grill in Baltimore, won a silver medal in a competition sponsored by the American Culinary Federation. Mr. Marmulstein prepared a five-course meal based on an autumn theme.
Barry B. Bondroff was elected president of the Edward A. Myerberg Northwest Senior Center in Baltimore. Mr. Bondroff is managing director of Grabush, Newman & Co., an accounting and managing consulting firm in Baltimore.
Auto Collision Inc. in Jessup was named Business of the Year by the West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce for its service to the community and business success.
Maryland State Lottery won four awards in a lottery advertising competition sponsored by the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries. The commercials were produced by the Baltimore advertising agency, Trahan, Burden and Charles Inc.
French Bray, a Glen Burnie-based printer, recently won awards from the North American publishing Company for the following projects: "LION," French Bray's own newsletter, newsletter category; T. Rowe Price's Corporate Profile, direct-mail packages; "Executive Update" for the Greater Washington Society of Association Monthly, trade magazine/sheetfed category; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's "91 BSO" Brochure, brochures/web category; furs display for Sass & Associates' Revillon, point-of-purchase category.
Open for business
Steven M. Gelblum recently opened a business accounting practice at Executive Centre at Hooks Lane in Baltimore.
Client First Brokerage Services Inc. opened an insurance, employee benefits and financial services brokerage at 10751 Falls Road, Suite 256,
Greenspring Station, in Brooklandville. Rodger A. Bayne is president and chief executive officer, Hon. Alfred W. Redmer Jr. is vice president and chief financial officer, and Elizabeth M. Stevens is corporate secretary/treasurer.
The Gilmore Marketing Group, an advertising and marketing agency, was recently formed by Jack Gilmore at 1946P Greenspring Drive in Timonium.
Dahne and Weinstein recently opened a second jewelry store at Greenspring Valley and Falls roads in Baltimore. The stores are owned by Elinor and Stephen Weinstein.
Dodie & Co., a small business consulting business, opened at 1101 River Bay Road in Annapolis. Doris Larson heads the company.
The Greeting Basket, a provider of custom gift baskets, opened at 8804 Valleyfield Road in Timonium. The owner is Debbie Mappus.
Spirit Catcher, a gallery of Native American Arts and Artifacts, opened at 8 Fleet St. in Annapolis.
Cornerstone, a Baltimore-based advertising agency, is representing Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic, a group medical practice; The Thames Science Center in New London, Conn.; and Edward Arthur Jewelers, a regional jewelry store chain.