Estate Planning

Business notes

February 16, 1992

Legg Mason will conduct an estate planning seminar at 10:30 a.m. and2 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at Bel Air United Methodist Church, LinwoodAvenue.

Advance reservation is required.

Information: Mary E. Clarke, 879-8070 or 838-2870.

HELP FOR MCDONALD HOUSE

Revco stores were honored Feb. 12 at the Baltimore Ronald McDonald House for raising money for families with sick children.

Colorful, wooden holiday nutcrackers were sold in area Revco stores, raising a total of $7,000 for the house.

The Revco stores in Fallston and Edgewood were participants, promoting the campaign through out their stores and into the community.

DRIVE TOWARD QUALITY

MikeMartino, owner of Village Volvo in Bel Air, has contracted with Harford Community College to transform his auto dealership into a "total quality" organization.

The dealership's 37 employees will participate in "total quality management" training, delivered on-site. The course will be customized to address the issues confronting Martino andhis staff.

The TQM concept places emphasis on quality at all levels withing the organization. Employees learn techniques to make quality a central focus, and the training promotes participatory management, team building, and decision making at all levels with emphasis on customer service.

The first course in Village Volvo's TQM program was an eight-hour overview designed to introduce the 10 managers at Village Volvo to the unlying principles of TQM. Additional employee training will be offered.

The program is being offered to businessesthrough HCC's Division of Community and Business Services.

Information: Scott Epstein, 836-4175.

HELP FOR SMALL BUSINESS

Jim Fielder, Harford County's director of economic development, will present the opening session of "Small Business Design and Management," a 10-week seminar being offered by the Community and business Services Division of Harford Community College.

The course will take place from 7to 9:40 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 19, in the Willis Room, located in the college's Learning Resources Center.

The seminar is designed for those considering starting a new small business or for small business owners who would like to refine their management skills.

Fielder will discuss the business climate in Harford County and will be sharing success and failure facts with participants. Each week anew topic is presented by experts in various fields, and topics include designing a business plan, sources of capital, record keeping, and the legal aspects of small business ownership. Two sessions will bedevoted to marketing and sales promotion.

The cost for the 10-week seminar is $75.

Registration: 836-4376.

ALCORE BUYS AHC

Alcore Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Lunn Industries Inc., has purchased the Aluminum Honeycomb Core business of American Cynamid Co.

The division is currently located in a 50,000 square feet in Havre de Grace. Lunn is financing the acquisition with J.E. Sheehan & Company Inc.

Lunn is eligible to have its shares listed on NASDAQ and willapply for listing immediately.

DUDLEYS LEASE OFFICE

The followingcommercial leases were reported by Rice Kern Smith Realty Inc., which represented both the tenants and the landlords in the transactions:

* Diane Dudley and John Dudley have leased 600 square feet of office space at 715 Shamrock Road, in Bel Air.

* Butler Promotions has leased 576 square feet of office space at Bel Air Square, 260 Gateway Drive, Bel Air.

* Sterling Asset Management has leased 400 square feet of office space at 429 S. Main St., Bel Air.

* The Take Out Trolley has leased 600 square feet of office space at 715 Shamrock Road, Bel Air.

* Michael Baker Jr. Inc. has leased 2,000 square feet of office space at 2105 Laurel Bush Road, Bel Air.

KEEPING WORKERSHEALTHY

Employers can learn how to keep their employees healthy and on the job at a business and health forum breakfast, which will besponsored by the Riverside Occupational Health Center at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 11, at Richlin Ballroom, in Edgewood.

Jonathan Cooper, industrial specialist with the Baltimore Therapeutic Equipment Co., will present a talk on "Ergonomics in the Workplace." Ergonomics refers to the proper positioning of business equipment, proper use and handling of tools and the positioning of employees in relation to the equipment they use.

Advance registration is required. The cost is $7.

Information: 272-7756.

MORE CHANNELS TO WATCH

Comcast Cablevision subscribers to HBO and Cinemax will now receive each of thepay-television services as a multichannel rather than single-channeloffering.

The new multiplex delivery will allow subscribers to choose from five HBO and Cinemax selections at any time of day.

HBO 1 will be available on Channel 24, HBO 2 will be delivered on Channel40, and HBO 3 on 41, while Cinemax will be carried on channels 17 and 42.

LEARNING ABOUT STOCKS

Harford Community College's Division of Community and Business Services will offer "ABC's of the Stock Market," a four-session non-credit course, from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 18 through March 17, at Bel Air High School.

Instructor Scott Shotto will teach students to read financial pages and to understand broadcast stock market reports. Information: 836-4376.

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