NEWS IN BRIEF
World Trade Center Institute is offering a series of three daylong workshops on the basics of international trade. The workshops will be held May 6, 13 and 20 at the Sheraton Towson Hotel. The cost is $125 per session or $325 for the series. For information, call Therese Yewell at 576-0022.
Anne Arundel Financial relocated to 1406-B Crain Highway South, Suite 303, in Glen Burnie.
Fairchild Communications Services Co. in Chantilly, Va., acquired the telecommunications assets of Telshare Associates in Philadelphia and the metropolitan Washington areas.
Foundry Street Gallery relocated from Savage Mill to the Owen Brown Shopping Center at 7290 Cradlerock Way in Columbia.
Joe Rogers of Suburban Tool and Manufacturing Inc. in Middle River was named a finalist from a group of fourth-year tooling and machining apprentices that will compete in an apprentice contest in Rochester, N.Y., sponsored by the National Tooling and Machining Association.
Char Richards won the 1991 Resident Branch Manager of the Year Award from Kelly Temporary Services. Ms. Richards is resident branch manager of the Baltimore office.
PaineWebber Inc., a national securities firm, named Marvin Fribush, senior vice president and investment executive in the Baltimore office, to the Chairman's Council, an award for the top 100 PaineWebber investment executives.
Princeton Sports, a regional sporting goods retailer, was named Southern Retailer of the Year by the United Ski Industries
Regis Hairstylists Salon in Baltimore won the Directors Award from the Regis Corp., a Minneapolis-based beauty salon company.
Margaret Kimble won the Meridian Employees Go All Out Award from Meridian Healthcare. Ms. Kimble is assistant activities director at the Corsica Hills Nursing Center in Centerville.
Amy L. Edwards won the Distinguished Member Award from Women in Government Relations Inc. for her work as the organization's general counsel and member of the board of directors. Ms. Edwards is a partner in the regional law firm Frank, Bernstein, Conaway & Goldman.
David Hibben of Relms landscaping in Annapolis was certified by the state as a Licensed Pesticide Applicator.
Eileen Munley of Ryan Homes was named Salesperson of the Year and Christopher P. Weymouth of Hall
mark Builders Inc. was named Rookie Salesperson of the Year by the Sales and Marketing Council of the Home Builders Association of Maryland in its annual awards competition.
AAA Maryland, an organization that has been rating establishments since 1963, gave the following area hotels and restaurants its Four Diamond Award: Baltimore Harbor Court Hotel and its restaurant, Hampton's; Peabody Court Hotel and its restaurant, the Conservatory; the Hyatt Regency Hotel; the Inn at the Colonnade; the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel; the Stouffer Harborplace Hotel; Loews Annapolis Hotel; and the Ocean City Coconut Malorie Hotel.
BB&Y, a Baltimore-based advertising and public relations firm, was hired by the State Employees Credit Union to work on a Maryland Vacation Giveaway Campaign to promote low-interest rates on car loans.
L. A. Lough Associates, an Ellicott City-based business and technological communications firm, is providing writing and editorial support services for the Benchmart Companies Inc.
William Amelia & Associates Inc., a Baltimore-based public relations firm, was hired as a consultant for the Baltimore County Fire Fighters Association's public awareness campaign.
Employee Assistance Program Services, an affiliate of Montgomery General Hospital in Olney, received a five-year, $295,000 contract with the USDA Agricultural Research Service.
Sass & Associates, an Annapolis-based advertising and marketing firm, is representing UMBRO U.S.A., a Greenville, S.C.-based soccer company.
Promisloff Casem Inc., a Rockville-based design and marketing communications agency, was hired by the following clients: Whitman's Chocolates of Philadelphia, Potomac Electric Power Co. and Inova Health System.
Baltimore City Life Museums appointed the following trustees to the board: Dr. Jai P. Ryu, professor of sociology, Loyola College; Kevin M. O'Keefe, president, Adams Sandler; William A. Kevit, branch manager of U.S. Marketing, International Business Machines Corp.; and Ann T. Gallant, president, Gallant Marketing Inc.
W. Reid Thompson was appointed to the Historic St. Mary's City Commission, an agency of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development. Mr. Thompson was chief executive officer of Potomac Electric Power Co. until his retirement from the company in September 1989 and is currently chairman of the board of Potomac Electric.