Howard County Business


December 24, 1992

Kay Baker joins American Properties

Kay Armstrong Baker, CRS, has joined American Properties as a Realtor member of the General Brokerage Division.

She is a membership chairperson for the Howard County Association of Realtors. Last year she received the Association's Distinguished Sales Association.

PR executives to speak at conference in D.C.

Sarah Pick, president of Sara Pick Associates of Ellicott City and John W. Billet, president of J.W. Billett & Co., both public relations and marketing firms, will be co-presenters at the 10th annual international conference of the American Society of Association Executives this month in Washington.

The consultants will speak on "Reaching Your Gatekeepers: Essentials of Public Relations."

Restaurant association elects new officers

The Restaurant Association of Maryland, a Baltimore-based trade association, elected a new slate of officers and directors for 1993. Three new members work or live in Howard County.

John Schulze, immediate past president, works for Columbia-based Pizza Hut of Maryland.

Marcia S. Harris, executive vice president, works for the Restaurant Association of Maryland and lives in Columbia.

William C. King 3rd, elected a director, works for the Crab Shanty in Ellicott City.

Ellicott City bank promotes two

Commercial & Farmers Bank, with headquarters in Ellicott City, has recently made two promotions.

Donna T. Rawlings was promoted from personnel officer to assistant vice president. She will be responsible for the Human Resources Department and the employee benefits area of the bank.

Christopher T. Oswald was named assistant treasurer. He will be responsible for managing the Operations Department.

Manpower Temporary honors employees

Manpower Temporary Services, with regional offices in Columbia and Laurel, honored nine temporary employees for outstanding service.

Charlyn Watts, Bill Armstrong, Robert Howarth, Donna Walker, Tiffany Fitzgerald, Meredith Adams, Rick Bottenus, Mary Miller and Delores Murray were recognized during a presentation at the company's Columbia office.

Evaluations cover aspects such as skills, adaptability and self-motivation.

Vantage place elects new board members

Vantage Place, a provider of residential services for individuals with psychiatric disabilities recently held its annual Board of Directors elections.

Newly elected members are Oramenta Fleming, Carol O'Keefe, Rebecca Horvath, Beverly Peach, Georgia Eacker, Ellen Passman, Dan Reynolds, Kevin Thomas, Jean Orton and Jean Whitener.

New officers include: Pinchos Andreen, president; Peggy Armitage, vice president; Ethan Grossman, treasurer and Jean Orton, secretary.

Continuing members of the Board are Susan White, Janet Haddad, Steve Baron and Jim Eagan.


Bendix Corp. donates to Hospice Services

Gail Friend and Lisa Rivera, members of the 1992 Picnic Committee for the Bendix Field Engineering Corporation in Columbia recently presented a donation of $452.50 to Hospice Services of Howard County.

The money was raised at the dunking booth during BFEC's annual employee picnic, held last summer at the Milford Mill Swim Club in Baltimore County.

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