Sunburst explained at PRSA luncheon
The Public Relations Society of America's Anne Arundel County Chapter will sponsor a luncheon meeting at noon September 24 at Harry Browne's, State Circle, Annapolis.
Anne Arundel County Sun bureau chief Candy Thomson will explain changes to the county edition of the newspaper, part of the Baltimore Sun's SUNBURST reformating.
The luncheon costs $15 for PRSA members, $18 for non-members. For further information you may call: 974-0997.
Graphic design firm opens new offices
Spirit, a graphic design group, announced the opening of new offices in Annapolis.
Alice Yeager, graphic design sales executive and illustrator, has formed a team of professionals offering graphic design.
R.E. Michel relocates to Moreland Parkway
The R.E. Michel Company's Annapolis branch relocated to 1991 Moreland Parkway.
R.E. Michel's is the nation's third largest distributor of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment, parts and supplies and the largest distributor of "Tempstar" heating and cooling products.
Two new tenants move to clock tower
Partnership Valuations, Inc., a firm which appraises partnership interests for banks, pension plans and others and Dresstown, a wholesale outlet specializing in women's clothing, have signed leases at Clock Tower Place on Forest Drive, Annapolis.
BWA Courier leases space in Annapolis
BWA Courier, Inc., has leased 800 square feet of space at--2455 Hudson St. in Annapolis.
The company specializes in same-day delivery and has been serving the Annapolis and Baltimore metro areas for 17 years.
Takeout Taxi leases space in Annapolis
Takeout Taxi, a Virginia-based franchise, has leased 900 square feet of space for its first location in the Annapolis area.
Takeout Taxi is the nations' largest home restaurant delivery service. Nick Manis & Kent Carter of Manis & Wright Realty represented the tenant and the building owner Alexander Vouzikas.
Allstate Insurance leases space
Allstate Insurance Co. leased 18,300 square feet of office space at I-97 Business Park.
Mark M. Deering and Chuck Friday of CB Commercial Real Estate Group Inc. represented the tenant in the transaction.
Gryphon Associates adds more clients
Gryphon Associates, a fund-raising and capital campaign and management firm located in Annapolis, has added Baltimore Goodwill Industries, the National Air and Space Museum/Smithsonian Institution and the New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls to its list of clients.
Annapolis architects get co-housing project
The Frederick co-housing Development Corporation has selected Hammond Associates Architects in Annapolis to design the first co-housing project in the mid-Atlantic region.
Co-housing is a cooperative living arrangement in which a group of families band together, buy land, design and build small houses clustered around a larger "common house" which they share for meals, child-care, recreation, crafts-hobbies, laundry, and to house overnight guests. The concept is relatively new to this country, but well-established in Denmark, Holland and Sweden.
Hammond will lead a team of engineers and architects to create the design and final drawings are expected within six months.
Totally Golf opens new store
Totally Golf has opened a second location recently in the Woodbridge Center near Parole on Solomons Island Road in Annapolis.
The new location joins the location in Earleigh Heights in Severna Park in offering a wide range of golfing products and services.
The store stocks clubs, men's and women's apparel, and instructional videos, and periodically offers instructional sessions with local golf professionals.
New air-quality firm opens in Annapolis
A new company, Air Quality Management, has formed in Annapolis, opening a location on Cape St. Claire Road.
The company specializes in addressing the problems of "sick building syndrome" and other problems relating to poor indoor air quality.
Robert Blades, formerly a project engineer on the Navy's Trident Submarine program and an engineer for Rockwell International's Space Shuttle Main Engine Launch Division, heads up the new company.
The firm serves owners, operators, or property managers of office buildings, schools, industrial plants and retail facilities.
Party City store opens in Pasadena
Pasadena is the site of a new Party City Corp., a New Jersey-based franchise store that serves as a superstore for party supplies.
The new Party City store will offer a large selection of party merchandise at discount prices, including seasonal items such as Halloween masks and decorations.
The new store is located at 8131 Ritchie Highway in the Festival at Pasadena Shopping Center.
Local firm incorporated
Second Set Of Hands, an Annapolis-based special event and production company has recently undergone a partnership buyout and has been incorporated.
The two year-old company is now solely-owned by Louise E. Layton, who serves as the company president.
The company designs and produces events including corporate openings and anniversaries, weddings, private parties and a variety of other events, large or small.