Richardson, Myers & Donofrio, an advertising agency in Baltimore, won 16 awards -- including the Best of Show -- in the Philadelphia Bell Ringer Awards for business communication, sponsored by the Business/Professional Advertising Association. The winning ads were produced for Air Products & Chemicals, Conrail, Lukens Steel, Du Pont, Dauphin Deposit/Bank of Pennsylvania, Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. and ICI Agricultural Products.
Baltimore Life Underwriters Association honored these sales agents: David L. Berman, First Financial Group; Howard D. Goldman III, Northwestern Mutual Life; Joe Karsner, John Hancock; and Donald Harrington, Mutual of New York.
Friendly's inducted Robert R. Bender to its President's Club, the company's highest honor. Mr. Bender is a regional product and systems manager for Friendly's restaurants in the Baltimore area.
The Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital's Office of Public Affairs was honored with a first-place award for special events and observances and best in show for its centennial celebration public relations program, given by the Maryland chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.
W. Irving Lottier Jr., pharmacist/manager of Harlem Park Pharmacy, was named the 66th president of the Alumni Association of the School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland at Baltimore.
Thaddeus P. Pruss, Ph.D., is the 1992 recipient of the Honored Alumnus Award of the Alumni Association of the School of
Pharmacy, University of Maryland at Baltimore.
Mass Transit Administration and Ronald Hartman, administrator/general manager, won Employer of the Year Award from the Baltimore Association for Retarded Citizens Inc.
Super Pride Inc. and Oscar Smith, president, won corporate award for promoting employment of workers with disabilities.
Fast & Associates Inc., an advertising agency in Baltimore, was hired by Landover Mall to develop an advertising and marketing program. It also has been selected by the Columbia Medical Plan to develop a comprehensive print advertising and direct mail campaign.
Clean Venture Inc. in Linthicum won a $133,127 contract from the Maryland Environmental Service for the cleaning of the 14th St. storm drain system at the Dundalk Marine Terminal.
Noble Steed Associates Inc., an advertising and marketing agency in Lutherville, is representing Farm Fresh grocery stores.
The Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers elected the following officers and directors: Anne LaFarge (Sita) Culman of the Abell Foundation, president; Gary Fuhrman of Baltimore Gas & Electric Co., vice president; Suzanne Wolff of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co., secretary; and Bruce Hoffberger of the Hoffberger Foundation, treasurer. Elected for a first term to the board were: Beverly A. Cooper, Reginald F. Lewis Foundation; Mary T. Foster, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Maryland; Rosemary Kostmayer, AEGON USA Inc.; and Sue Lovell, USF&G Foundation Inc. Re-elected were: Timothy D. Armbruster, the Goldseker Foundation; Anne I. Dugan, the Goldseker Foundation; Gary Fuhrman, Baltimore Gas & Electric Co.; Margaret P. Mauro, the Rouse Co.; and Jan Rivitz, Aaron Strauss and Lillie Strauss Foundation.
Edmund J. Cashman Jr., senior executive vice president of Legg Mason Inc. in Baltimore, was named to the volunteer board of directors for Tissue Banks International, a Baltimore-based eye and tissue bank network.
James C. Johnson, president of Loyola Federal Savings and Loan Association of Baltimore, was elected to serve as a member of the Savings & Community Bankers of America's first board of directors.
Roger A. Perkins of Annapolis has been elected president of the Maryland State Bar Association for 1992-1993.
J. Glenn Beall Jr., former U.S. senator, has been elected chairman of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce.
N. Mark Freedman, CPA and a director of the Towson-based accounting firm Katz, Abosch, Windesheim, Gershman & Freedman, has been elected executive vice president of the University of Baltimore's Alumni Association board of governors.
Robert N. Santoni Sr., president of Santoni's Inc., has been elected president of the Essex Community College Foundation.
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Stockard Shipping & Terminal Corp. will be relocating its Baltimore office to 2310 Broening Highway, Suite 175, Baltimore, Md. 21224-6607.
The New York office of Earle Palmer Brown and Bergelt Litchfield, New York, have reached an agreement in principle to join the two firms. The new name for the agency is Earle Palmer Brown/Bergelt Litchfield.
Migliara/Kaplan Associates, a marketing research firm based in Towson, is opening new corporate headquarters on Park Center Court in Owings Mills.