Builders, contractors plan Craft Olympics
The Anne Arundel-Southern Maryland Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. sponsored a Craft Olympics for electrical and plumbing students enrolled in ABC's apprentice program at the Center for Applied Technology South in Edgewater.
Eight third- and fourth-year students competed for top honors in plumbing and electrical skills by tackling a three-hour project.
The top plumbing student and two winning electrical students will compete at the National ABC Craft Olympics in Las Vegas in March.
Eight are named to United Way board
Eight business leaders have been named to the United Way Community Partnership of Anne Arundel County's Advisory Board.
Edward Jackson, senior vice president of ITT Research Institute, was named chairman. Ronald Lowman, vice president of Fossil Engineering for BG&E Co., was named vice chairman.
Board members named were Edward Ladd, general manager of Marley Station Mall; Thomas Negri, general manager of Loews Annapolis Hotel; Jay Winer, president, A.J. Properties Inc.; George Cormeny II, senior vice president of Economic Development for First National Bank of Maryland; Dr. Andrew Meyer, assistant dean of Continuing Education for Anne Arundel Community College; and Daniel Fullerton, vice president and regional manager for Nationwide Insurance Co.
Jones Intercable lauds community work
Jones Intercable recently recognized several citizens for their outstanding work in the community.
Walter S. Orlinsky, received Jones' Mark Award for his work as executive director of the Tree-mendous Maryland program.
Severn River Junior High School took the Cable In The Classroom award for participating in an equipment-grant program sponsored by cable television channel C-SPAN, with Jones Intercable.
The 1992 Associate Award was presented to Bernie Fowler, an associate at Jones Intercable, for her work with senior citizens in Anne Arundel County.
Couple takes over Lee's Ice Cream
Lee's Ice Cream on Main Street in Annapolis has been purchased by Kathy and Mike Greentree, two natives of Annapolis.
The couple will rename the establishment Greentree's and hold an official reopening celebration at the end of the month.
Mike Greentree is the head of the cartography department of Dewberry & Davis, a local engineering firm with national contracts.
Kathy Greentree is formerly of Gaines McHale Antiques in Annapolis.
The shop stocks a variety of ice cream flavors, as well as hot chocolate and coffees.
Shaw Studios expands services
Richard Shaw Studios recently expanded its studio and services restoring and retouching photographs.
The Severna Park company has been in business for 20 years and offers a wide range of restoration work, including repairing bent, creased, torn or spotted photos and adding and removing backgrounds and people from prints.
Nominees sought for council awards
The Anne Arundel Trade Council is seeking nominations for its second annual Environmental Awards, to be presented at the rTC Trade Council's spring membership dinner.
Businesses may nominate themselves or other businesses for the award, which is judged on the percentage of the company's waste that is recycled; variety of materials recycled; and the financial support of employee involvement in community environmental activities.
Other criteria include the purchase and use of recycled material, waste reduction, and special environmental efforts.