Nine people named to development authorityHoward County...


July 01, 1993

Nine people named to development authority

Howard County Executive Charles I. Ecker has announced nine appointments to the Howard County Economic Development Authority, a public and private partnership created to replace the Department of Economic Development.

The authority, operating with public and private money, is designed to increase the tax base, add jobs and improve the quality of life in the county.

The Department of Economic Development will exist until the appointments are confirmed by the County Council. The executive director will be named by the authority.

Those appointed are: Robert Cardoni, David Carney, Donora L. Dingman, Malynda Madzel, Polly Moore, Richard Pettingill, Maurice Simpkins, Marlene Weinberg and Charles E. Weller.

Extension service offers financial counseling

The Howard County Cooperative Extension Service offers a financial counseling service for county residents who are overextended or would like to know more about effective personal money management.

The free and confidential program furnishes financial education through trained volunteers who help each client create a spending plan, secure a debt repayment plan, organize financial records, analyze insurance coverage and review financial goals.

More than 200 Howard County families have been helped through the program.

For more information or to set up an appointment, call the Cooperative Extension Service at 313-2707.

Isaac & Associates moves to Columbia

Isaac & Associates, a financial planning company specializing in estate and income planning, has moved to 7050 Oakland Mills Road, Suite 130, in Columbia.

The firm previously was located in Ellicott City.

GNC opens store at Chatham Mall

General Nutrition Centers has opened a 1,200-square-foot store at Chatham Mall in Ellicott City.

The Pittsburgh, Pa., retailer specializes in nutrition supplements, health foods and diagnostic health equipment. The company has more than 1,100 stores nationwide.

Warehouse firm leases Jessup site

Madison Warehouse Corp. has leased 50,000 square feet at 8125 Stayton Drive in the Baltimore-Washington Industrial Park in Jessup.


Business women elect 1993-94 officers

The Business Women's Network of Howard County elected its officers and board of directors for 1993-1994.

The new officers are Janice Bauman, president; Lisa Berlin, treasurer; and Loree Lough, secretary.

The board of directors will comprise the officers and Bobbie McAdam and Beverly Roberts.

Reeve is re-elected to bank's board

J. Landon Reeve IV, president of Chapel Valley Landscape Co. in Woodbine, has been re-elected to the board of directors of the Bank of Maryland.

Mr. Reeve, who has served on the board since 1991, helped start the bank's Carroll County office in 1987 through initial deposits at the branch.

Tastet is promoted by Signet Bank

William B. Tastet of Ellicott City has been promoted to property management officer in the branch operations department of Signet Bank.

Mr. Tastet joined the bank in 1988 as a property management coordinator in the Maryland branch facilities department.

He attends Howard Community College.

2 get scholarships from Home Builders

Steve Boswell and Damion Wilson, both of the Howard County School of Technology, recently were awarded $500 scholarships to further their studies in home building fields by the Howard County Chapter of the Home Builders Association of Maryland.

Mr. Boswell, who lives in Ellicott City, studied in the carpentry program.

Mr. Wilson, a Columbia resident, studied in the drafting program.

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