Technology group announces programs for 1997-1998The...

Business Digest

September 02, 1997

Technology group announces programs for 1997-1998

The Howard County Technology Network, an affiliate of the High Technology Council of Maryland, has announced its new programs for 1997-1998.

Panel discussions with experts from small, medium and large companies and participation by attendees, two networking events and several technology round-tables are included.

The first meeting, on Sept. 11, will be a moderated panel discussion entitled "Approaches to Becoming the Employer of Choice," in which experts will discuss how to make a company more appealing to job candidates.

Most meetings -- which include 30 minutes of networking -- will be held from 7: 30 a.m. to 9: 30 a.m. on the first Thursday of each month in the Howard Community College Technology Training Center, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive.

Information: 410-313-6554.

Mount Airy contractor wins national award

Van Sant Plumbing and Heating of Mount Airy has been named 1997 national winner in Contracting Business magazine's annual Quality Home Comfort Awards, in the New Construction, More Than 6,000 Square Foot category for a heating, ventilating and air conditioning system they designed for Jeff and Sylvia Barnes of Carroll County.

The computer-controlled, 21-zone system is programmed to heat and cool different areas of the two-story house at various times of day, and includes radiant tubing under the tile and marble floors, a whole-house humidifier, two electronic air cleaners and two fresh-air exchangers.

Business opens to provide temporary employees

Jim Craig and Gaven Pool have opened an Express Personnel Services franchise recently at 5840 Bannecker Road in Columbia.

The company will provide staffing to area businesses and light industrial, clerical, professional, technical and date entry employment opportunities.

Express Personnel Services provides temporary help, direct hire and professional search services worldwide.


Jim Duerr, an Ellicott City resident, has been named director of materials management at Carroll County General Hospital in Westminster. He will be responsible for purchasing, receiving, inventory management, distribution, decontamination, sterile processing and laundry operations.

Marge Bear, formerly of the Manekin Corp., has been named senior administrative assistant with Casey/ONCOR's Columbia office. She will provide administrative support to brokers in the Baltimore-Washington corridor.

Pub Date: 9/02/97

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