UNION BRIDGE — Lehigh Portland Cement Co. recently recognized plant employees for their years of outstanding service and productivity.
The group was honored at the annual awards banquet where employees were lauded for their dedicated service by Plant Manager David M. Roush.
Richard E. Houck, a maintenance journeyman mechanic "A" in the shops department, received special gifts and recognition for 35 years of continuous service, since April 23, 1956.
Other employees honored for their years of service were:
* 25 years -- Charles D. Clark,Odis D. Lovejoy, Frederick L. Staley, C. David Stultz and James R. Weishaar.
* 15 years -- Bonnie S. Biggus, Ronnie L. Blacksten, Richard L. Boone, David A. Buffington, Robert E. Eyler Jr., Terry L. Petry, Clifford L. Smith and Robert E. Smith Jr.
* 10 years -- Edmund J. Gizinski and Joan C. Hayden.
* 5 years -- William R. Cameron, David W. Deal, C. Lee Dillon, Robert T. Doan, Gregory A. Johnson, Larry L. Lesher, Charles E. Miller, Ronald L. Weeks, James L. Weller and Janet A. Zinn.
RESIDENT JOINS FIRM
DATELINE: YORK, Pa.
YORK, Pa. -- Stanley "Sam" Mathias, of Westminster, has joined Quaker City PaperCo. as a sales representative for the northern Maryland area.
Quaker City has supplies industrial and commercial customers with packaging supplies, maintenance products, food service items, business forms, specialty advertising and packaging.
FIRMS JOIN CHAMBER
WESTMINSTER -- The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce welcomed the following 11 new businesses in February:
* Gregory K.Hare, attorney at law, Westminster.
* Nutritional Eating for Weight Loss, Westminster.
* Terry L. Eyler Vinyl Siding Contractor, Westminster.
* Westminster Video Productions, Westminster.
* Jay S. Block, attorney, Eldersburg.
* Dave Duree, New Windsor.
* Energy Plus Group, builder/contractor, Finksburg.
* John E. Roemer, Timonium, Baltimore County.
* Gateway Technical Services, Towson, Baltimore County.
* The KMS Group Inc., real estate, Columbia, Howard County.
* Meadowbrook Outlet Village, shopping center, York, Pa.
EMPLOYEE IS HONORED
WESTMINSTER -- Dorothy Burk has been selected as Employee of theMonth for March by Carroll County General Hospital.
A resident ofReisterstown, Baltimore County, the employee of nearly five years isan aide in the Supply, Processing and Distribution Department.
She is responsible for a wide variety of duties but her most crucial role is to make sure nursing units and the operating rooms are stocked on a daily basis with sterilized instruments and other essential supplies.
Burk was selected because of her reliability, attention to detail and the quality in her work, officials said.
When not on duty, Burk said, she enjoys spending time with her two daughters and son-in-law. She also is a member of the Boring Volunteer Fire Company, helping with many of its fund-raisers.
CAPTION: DOROTHY BURK
CCGH's Employee of the Month
WORKERS MAKE GRADE
BALTIMORE -- Theodora Stephen, Westminster office Job Service manager for the Maryland Department of Economic andEmployment Development, was honored recently for meeting or exceeding performance and productivity standards.
DEED assistant secretaryfor Employment and Training noted that the Westminster office had averaged more than 260 placements per staff year worked.