American Red Cross established a Workplace HIV/AIDS...

NEWS IN BRIEF

May 18, 1992

American Red Cross established a Workplace HIV/AIDS Program to provide information about issues such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodation of an HIV positive employee, confidentiality of medical records, employee and employer rights and responsibilities. The Red Cross has also produced the video, "America at Work: Living with HIV" which is narrated by the actor James Earl Jones. For information, call 764-7000, ext. 725.

The Chimes Inc., a non-profit agency that helps people with mental retardation and related disabilities, established ChimesMetro to provide services for 47 people in Baltimore.

Harbor/Duvall Graphics was established as a result of a merger of Harbor Printing with Duvall Printing. The consolidated organization is based at 2604 Sisson St. in Baltimore and will maintain satellite locations at 33 S. Charles St. in Baltimore and 11350 McCormick Road in Hunt Valley.

Weyrich, Cronin & Sorra, a Timonium-based accounting and financial consulting firm, merged with Lawrence Blum & Co. in Baltimore. As a result of the merger, Lawrence Blum was named a principal and Barbara White and Kim Brady are joining the staff.

Carroll County Bank and Trust Co. recently opened a drive-in banking facility in Manchester, located on Westminster Street next to the town post office. The bank closed the drive-in location that was located at 32 Main

St.

Trade organizations

Montgomery County High Technology Council Inc. elected the following officers: chairman, Clifford Kendall, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Computer Data Systems Inc. in Rockville; vice chair-biotechnology, Lewis Shuster, president and chief executive officer of Microbiological Associates Inc. in Rockville; vice chair-government relations, Jay Moskowitz, associate director for science policy and legislation, office of the director, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda; vice chair-information technologies, Jack Winters, vice president and general manager, Federal Systems Co., International Business Machines Corp., in Gaithersburg; secretary, Jack Harris, chairman of the board, JAZEL Inc. in Gaithersburg; treasurer, John Evans, vice president and director, COMSAT Laboratories in Clarksburg.

National Spa & Pool Institute, Chesapeake Chapter, elected Frank Goldstein of Chesapeake Pools Inc. in Baltimore, president; John Gallagher of John N. Gallagher Pool Service and Supply of Westminster, vice president; Jim Bright of Hein Brothers of Glen Burnie, secretary; and Dennis Jenkins of Carroll County Swimming Pools of Hampstead, treasurer.

Kudos

Fast & Associates Inc., a Columbia-based advertising agency, won two ADDY awards for materials produced for BSI Temporaries Inc., and seven certificates of merit for work produced for Bozzuto Landscaping, Interstate Health Underwriters and BSI Temporaries Inc., Capitol Warehousing, Maryland Science Center, SCAN Furniture and The Advertising Club of Metropolitan Washington Inc. The awards were presented by the Advertising Association of Washington. Fast & Associates also won a Monadnock Paper Mills Award of Excellence for the 1991 annual report the advertising agency produced for the Domestic Violence Center of Howard County Inc.

Dr. Donald L. Price, professor of neuropathology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, was named a recipient of a $100,000 Potamkin Prize presented by the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Price shares the award with Dr. Robert Katzman of the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Price pioneered work with amyloid precursor protein, a waxy deposit found in the brain of Alzheimer's victims.

Carroll G. Bayne received the Founder's Day award from the Engineering Society of Baltimore for his service to the profession. Mr. Bayne is a former executive vice president and managing principal of Greiner Inc. in Timonium.

Rent-A-Wreck, a Los Angeles, Calif.-based car rental franchise, honored Jim Eppard Jr. and Jim Eppard Sr., owners of the Rent-A-Wreck franchise at 15532 Old Columbia Pike in Burtonsville, for meeting performance goals.

Computer Solutions, a Columbia-based computer consulting company, was named Five Star Dealer of the Month by Artisoft.

Anne Arundel County Office of Economic Development won a national award from the America Economic Development Council's Sales Literature and Promotional Materials Competition for a magazine supplement promoting the commercial area surrounding the Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

The Bomstein Agency, a Washington-based advertising agency, won two awards in the Major Achievement in Marketing Excellence awards competition for new home advertising.

Dr. Carl O. Bostrom, director of The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, won the U.S. Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service, the highest award given by the department to a non-government employee. Dr. Bostrom recently announced his retirement from the laboratory at the end of June.

Jay R. Fries, partner in the law firm Kruchko & Fries, was named the Maryland 1992 Attorney Advocate of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Edward F. Blake Jr., president and chief executive officer of McLean Construction, received the Virginia Engineering Foundation Engineering Achievement Award for his work as a professional engineer.

Christopher Weymouth of Hallmark Builders Inc. was named 1991 Rookie Salesperson of the Year by the Home Builders Association of Maryland. Mr. Weymouth sold $2 million in new homes with five months of sales experience at the Russett planned community in Laurel.

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