Shelly Warsaw dealership ribbon-cutting tomorrowShelly...

Business Notes

December 01, 1996

Shelly Warsaw dealership ribbon-cutting tomorrow

Shelly Warsaw, who has been selected as a Baltimore County Business Person of the Year, will open a second automobile dealership at 12430 Auto Drive, Routes 108 and 32.

County Executive Charles I. Ecker will officiate at the ribbon-cutting at noon tomorrow.

The new dealership will be called Shelly Warsaw's Chrysler Plymouth Jeep Eagle and will add 100 jobs to the county.

Information: 988-8100.

Manekin announces project groundbreaking

Manekin Corp. has announced the groundbreaking for construction of a performing arts center and middle school for the Glenelg Country School in Glenelg.

The new buildings are due to be completed by summer of 1997.

Manekin, which began providing construction services to its clients in 1976, will manage the entire process for the school.

The company, now in its 50th year, offers brokerage, development, construction, asset management and investment services.

12 county companies on 'Fast 50' list

Twelve Howard County companies were included in the Greater Baltimore Committee's Technology Council "Fast 50" list released, in late October, making Howard the leading county in the statewide ratings.

The "Fast 50" list recognizes the 50 Maryland technology companies where revenue grew fastest in fiscal years 1991 to 1995.

Columbia-based Rapid Systems Solutions Inc. was second on the list, with a five-year revenue jump of 2,229 percent.

The other companies were Advanced Concepts Inc., Sylvan Learning Systems Inc., Sequoia Software Corp., RWD Technologies Inc., the Apex Group Inc., Trusted Information Systems Inc., Daniel Consultants Inc., Sky Alland Marketing, Oceanix Biosciences Corp., Communications Systems Technology and GSE Systems Inc.

People

Hal Kassoff, State Administrator for the Maryland State Highway Administration, received the 1996 Wilbur S. Smith Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers for his contributions to highway engineering. He has guided the administration through a period of investment, managing more than $6 billion in bridge and pavement restoration, safety improvements and completion of interstate and primary highways.

Michael Joseph Wagner, an Elkridge resident, has been named executive chef for Piccolo's, with responsibility for operations at the Columbia and Fells Point restaurants. He worked at Sutton Place Gourmet before coming to Piccolo's in Columbia in 1992 and completed the Culinary Institute of America Tour of Italy this year.

Dao B. Farley of Columbia has completed a course in diamonds with the Santa Monica Gemological Institute of America and has been awarded the institute's Diamonds certificate. The course at the non-profit institute, which serves the diamond industry, covers world diamond markets and sales techniques.

Pub Date: 12/01/96

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