Businessmen offer 5 $1,000 scholarshipsThe Business Men's...


February 04, 1993

Businessmen offer 5 $1,000 scholarships

The Business Men's Assurance Co. is offering five $1,000 scholarships through the National Future Farmers of America Foundation to high school seniors or FFA members preparing to enroll in their first year of college.

Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 15.

The Baltimore-area agency of BMA is at 9881 Broken Lane Parkway, Suite 302, Columbia.

Information: 381-0016.

Send Valentines free to overseas troops

Mail Boxes Etc. of Central Maryland, with county locations in Ellicott City, Kings Contrivance, Wilde Lake and Laurel, will provide free, first-class postage for Valentine's Day cards and letters sent to U.S. military men and women stationed outside the United States.

Until Sunday, the stores will provide free postage for 1-ounce Valentine's Day cards and letters sent to an APO or FPO address to troops assigned to military posts outside the United States.

Those who wish may also address a card or letter to "Any Serviceman or Servicewoman," and it will be delivered to a member of the armed forces stationed in Europe, Asia, the Pacific, Africa, Near East and parts of the Western Hemisphere.


Neidig and Kraft become a legal team

Richard D. Neidig and James B. Kraft have announced the merging of their law practices.

Their firm, the Law Offices of Neidig and Kraft, is in Suite 301 of the Amdahl Building, 10420 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia.

They will also provide legal services from their Baltimore office at 120 E. 25th St.

Mr. Neidig and Mr. Kraft are members of the Maryland State Bar Association and the Howard County Bar Association.

Bank in Ellicott City announces 3 promotions

Commercial and Farmers Bank, based in Ellicott City, has announced three promotions:

Mary Ellen Marsalek is now assistant treasurer and serves as branch manager of the main office on Rogers Avenue.

Betty Lee Fox was promoted to assistant treasurer and works as branch manager of the Main Street office in Ellicott City.

Kristen Corbett, also promoted to assistant treasurer, is branch manager of the Columbia office.

Fishman returns to Columbia law practice

Weinberg and Green, with law offices in Columbia, has announced that Burton J. Fishman, deputy solicitor for National Operations for the U.S. Department of Labor since spring of last year, has returned to his previous position as counsel specializing in labor relations.

Mr. Fishman will represent national clients on labor and employment issues, especially advising businesses on the impact of the Civil Rights Act of 1991 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

He holds graduate degrees from Cambridge and Princeton universities and earned his law degree at Yale Law School.

Ex-weight lifter opens fitness facility

Drew Sandberg, a former competitive power lifter, is opening the Colosseum Gym and Fitness facility in Columbia.

Mr. Sandberg attended the University of Maryland and served in the Army, where he led physical training for his company.

He is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Council on Exercise.

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