Names in the newsJ. Thomas Carruthers Jr. president of...

BUSINESS NOTES

November 24, 1996

Names in the news

J. Thomas Carruthers Jr. president of Prudential Carruthers Realtors has announced that his company's name will be placed on the eight Prudential Preferred Properties offices which he acquired nearly a year ago in Harford, Anne Arundel and suburban Maryland counties. In November 1995, Prudential Carruthers Realtors acquired eight offices formerly owned by Prudential Preferred Properties and continued to operate them under the name.

The Greater Annapolis Chamber of Commerce had three full-time staff members recognized recently for training and achievement. Office Assistant Jean Desmond completed the "Outstanding Receptionist" seminar. Shawna Simmons was promoted to the position of program director at the Chamber. Executive Director Rob Youngblood graduated from the Institute for Organization Management.

Louise Hayman, director of communications with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, has joined the Leadership Anne Arundel Board of Directors. Hayman served on the Program Committee and on the Advisory Board and has been instrumental in planning the communication and media session for three leadership classes. As a board member, she will serve as chairwoman of the marketing committee. Her community involvement includes serving on the board of Preservation Maryland and London Town Foundation. She is the immediate past president of the Public Relations Society of America, Annapolis/Anne Arundel County Chapter.

The North Arundel Health System has added Marguerite Kelly Whall to its Women and Teen Health Through Life Center in Crofton as a certified registered nurse practitioner. Whall lives in Silver Spring with her husband and 7-year-old triplets. The center is in the Priest Bridge Shopping Center at Routes 3 and 450. Services are offered to women from adolescence through menopause.

Weichert, Realtors employees Donna Brice, Jerry Brice, Dee Doyle, Susan Millman, Diane Olsen, Betsy Scott, Idell Wertz, Wendy Hauss and Tina Marine of the Annapolis office recently attended the company's 1996 leaders summit at the Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Va. They qualified to attend by establishing themselves among the top agents in the Weichert's Capital Region between Jan. 1 and July 31.

Helene Hahn, vice president of communications at Whitmore Print and Imaging, is the 1996 recipient of the Naomi Berber Memorial Award given to a woman who has made a major contribution to the graphic communications industry. Hahn owned and operated Hahn Graphics Inc. for 15 years before it was acquired by Whitmore. She is one of two women who have chaired the 100-year-old Printing Industries of Maryland. Established by the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation in 1976, the award is to perpetuate the memory of Berber, former administrative director of GATF and the first woman to be elected to the GATF Society of Fellows.

Raymond S. Crosby has been promoted to the newly created position of executive vice president of Crosby Marketing Communications, an Annapolis agency that provides advertising, public relations and graphic design services to more than 20 clients in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Crosby will assume responsibilities for overall agency management, strategic planning and new business development. He will continue to supervise some of the agency's major accounts.

The Bank of Glen Burnie has named Rebecca M. Joyner as director of human resources. Joyner is a certified senior professional in human resources. Her responsibilities as the director will include managing the employment, benefits, compensation, payroll and employee relations for the bank's 147 employees. She previously was vice president of employee relations and health and welfare benefits at Loyola Bank. Joyner lives in Laurel with her husband and daughter.

The Bank of Glen Burnie has appointed Alison Tavik as director of marketing. Tavik's responsibilities include developing and implementing a marketing program, coordinating public relations and advertising activities and acting as a liaison with the bank's six branches and the community. Tavik was a publications specialist at North Arundel Hospital. She lives in Glen Burnie with her husband and three daughters.

R. E. Michel Co. Inc. was recognized for its achievements in three categories the Armstrong Air Distributor Conference in San Antonio. The purpose of the meeting was to bring together distributors from across the country, introduce new products, programs and advertising initiatives and to recognize accomplishments of distributors in 1995. Michel was recognized for having the highest residential sales, as new distributor of the year and for outstanding sales growth. The company was founded in 1935 by R. E. Michel Sr. and his wife, Mary Ellen. They sold oil burner parts out of a rowhouse in Baltimore. The company now has 108 locations in 17 states with a central distribution warehouse and corporate offices in Glen Burnie.

J. F Johnson Lumber Co. has opened for business at the site occupied until recently by R. Lumber Center on Route 2 near Lee Airport in Edgewater. This will be the 75-year-old company's third location. Johnson Lumber also operates on Veterans Highway at Old Mill Road in Millersville, and at 1901 West St. in Annapolis. The Edgewater facility will stock a full line of building products and popular hardware items. The store will be open Mondays through Saturdays.

Pub Date: 11/24/96

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