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BUSINESS NOTES

December 24, 1992

Giant Food stores let shoppers pay with ATM cards

Giant Food Stores has announced that the company has initiated a MOST Point of Sale (POS) payment program in 94 of its 98 Maryland stores.

The MOST POS program will allow customers to use their MOST affiliated ATM (automated teller machine) cards to pay for purchases.

NB These stores will also accept Visa and Mastercard for payment.

Local company head appointed to board

The Maryland Industrial Partnerships has announced the appointment of four members to its advisory board.

Al Wordsworth, president of the Westminster-based Master Power Inc., joined the board, along with Gerald C. Rescigno, engineering manager of Black & Decker Corporation; Roger E. Drechsler, program manager for the Maryland Industrial and Commercial Redevelopment Fund; and William Destler, chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland at College Park.

Maryland Industrial Partnerships provides matching funds to support scientific or technical research at the University of Maryland, for product or process development designed to meet the specific needs of Maryland companies.

Maximum grants are $70,000 per year and are renewable for up to three years. Information: (301) 405-3891.

Century 21 agent wins top honor

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Bebe Rush, a sales associate with Century 21 Charles Plunkert in Westminster, was honored as a member of the Masters Club, an exclusive recognition program created by Century 21 of the Mid-Atlantic States.

The Masters Club honors sales associates who consistently achieve outstanding levels of sales and listings through the year.

Ms. Rush is one of 85 sales associates out of more than 5,000 Century 21 Realtors in the mid-Atlantic Region to achieve the Master's distinction this year. She also was recognized this year as a Super Listing Star.

* Westminster: Mike Fish, business counselor, is available to consult with owners and anyone interested in starting a business from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, at the Small Business Development Center, 125 N. Court St. Information: 857-2070.

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