Jessup company wins luggage competitionDelsey, situated in...

BUSINESS NOTES

June 21, 1993

Jessup company wins luggage competition

Delsey, situated in Jessup, has been awarded the first and second prizes at the Product of the Year Awards, sponsored by the British Luggage Association, for its luggage.

The top award went to Delsey's wheeled garment bag from its Hemisphere Softside Collection, and the company's new 30-inch, four-wheeled hard-side suitcase from the Hemisphere Hardside Collection.

Gilchrest receives builders' award

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), Anne Arundel/Southern Maryland Chapter, recently presented an "Eagle" Award to Rep. Wayne T. Gilchrest, R-1st.

Each year ABC honors senators and representatives whose voting record reflects a commitment to fair competition, free enterprise and democratic principles.

The award goes to members of Congress who achieve a better than 80 percent favorable rating on issues crucial to ABC and the construction industry.

Jones Intercable cited for service

Jones Intercable Inc. has been awarded the Seal of Good Customer Service by the National Cable Television Association for the second year in a row.

The award honors cable companies for exceeding the industry's standards of customer service.

Jones' winning accomplishments included establishing a 24-hour telephone service for customers and expanding walk-in office hours at the company's Gambrills office.

Clothing store opens at Marley Station

The Lodge at Harvard Square clothing store has opened at Marley Station.

The shop stocks basics and clothing made of natural fibers suitable for casual wear and work.

Businesses honored for research work

Maryland Industrial Partnerships has announced two county businesses as winners of awards for companies whose work and research projects will enhance or create new products or processes.

Energy Concepts Co. of Annapolis won for its absorption heat pump project.

NL Technologies Ltd. won for automated sampling of bioreactors. The company is also based in Annapolis.

Bank workers pay to dress casually

More than 200 employees of Farmers National Bank paid $2 each to dress casually for work to benefit the Lighthouse Shelter in Annapolis.

The bank matched employee contributions, and a total donation of $809 was presented to the shelter. The odd amount resulted from a donation of $5 from a customer.

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