YMCA board of managers gets two new members Ellicott...

Business Digest

May 24, 1999

YMCA board of managers gets two new members

Ellicott City resident Jennifer Manning, a business analyst at the Columbia-based Amerix Corp., has joined the board of managers of the YMCA of Central Maryland, Howard County Family Branch.

Amerix, a new YMCA community partner, has sponsored three middle-school dances this year.

Target Stores team leader Marsha Gill also joins the YMCA's board. Target, a community partner, has awarded the YMCA a $2,500 grant to help fund family education programs designed to strengthen family life.

Both women will serve on the board for three-year terms.

The YMCA is developing a master site plan for facility renovation. A new executive director will take over daily operation next month and will lead the board in a capital campaign in 2001.

Coalition to hold job fair tomorrow

The Southeast Coalition for Jobs and Economic Opportunities will hold a job fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow at the United Steelworkers Hall, 550 Dundalk Avenue, Baltimore.

The state will provide access to its Automated Labor Exchange system -- a computer program that contains listings of openings from Job Service offices throughout Maryland.

Information: 410-342-3234.

Lapovsky leaving chamber; Burton to fill post

David Lapovsky of Arbitron, who has served as chairman-elect of the Howard County Chamber of Commerce since September, has announced his resignation from the position.

Lapovsky's wife, Lucy, has been appointed president of Mercy College in Hobbs Neck, N.Y., and the family will relocate in September.

Linda R. Burton of Right Management Consultants Inc. was approved by the board of directors to fill the position vacated by Lapovsky.

She will succeed Chairman W. Stephen Pindell at the start of the chamber's fiscal year Sept. 1.

Burton has served as divisional vice president, community affairs, for the chamber and is head of the President/CEO Search Committee.

The Leadership Howard County graduate has been a chamber member since 1991 and a member of the board of directors since 1995. She serves on the steering committee for the Jim Rouse Theatre for the Performing Arts and is a past member of the Governor's State Advisory Committee for Violence in the Workplace.

British-American Auto Care to build in industrial park

British-American Auto Care recently contracted to build a 13,000-square-foot auto service facility in Guilford Industrial Park, 9577 Berger Road, Columbia.

Robert D. Oare of Casey/ONCOR International represented the company as well as the builder, The Knott Group Inc., in the build-to-suit transaction.


Lynne Openshaw, a Towson resident, has joined Amerix Corp. as vice president, portfolio marketing. She previously worked for First USA, where she managed the Chevy Chase credit card portfolio.

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