10 local students participate in Law Links...

Business Digest

July 05, 1999

10 local students participate in Law Links program

Fifty-two Maryland high school students -- 10 of them from Howard County -- are working with Maryland law firms as interns this summer through Law Links, a program sponsored by the Maryland State Bar Association and the Columbia Foundation.

The law firms will pay the interns for eight weeks of work, plus time devoted to education. Law Links' educational component, the Law Leadership Institute, teaches professional, communication and interpersonal skills.

A kickoff luncheon for the Howard County law firms and interns was held Wednesday in the county office building in Ellicott City.

Information: 410-837-6760.

Tour of farm to include demonstrations, speakers

The University of Maryland Cooperative Extension will sponsor a meeting and tour of Larriland Farm at 6 p.m. July 15 to demonstrate techniques in fruit and vegetable production.

Weed, vegetable, integrated pest management and fruit specialists will speak. Growers will have an opportunity to ask questions.

Larriland Farm is at 2415 Route 94, in the Woodbine area. Reservations are requested by Friday.

Information: 410-313-2707.

Nordstrom names manager of new store in Columbia

Nordstrom has announced that Joe Greco will be manager of its new store at The Mall in Columbia, scheduled to open at 10 a.m. Sept. 17.

Greco began his career with Nordstrom in 1985 at the company's downtown Seattle location, where he worked in the espresso bar. In 1988, he moved to the region's first Nordstrom store in Tysons Corner, Va., as a salesman in men's shoes.

He became men's shoes manager and buyer at Nordstrom stores at Annapolis Mall and Pentagon City in Virginia.

Greco will be responsible for overseeing all operations at the 173,000 square-foot Columbia store.

Nordstrom plans to hire 350 employees for its Columbia store.


Steven P. Alms, an attorney, is joining the investment management firm of Jay Eichelberger, Jim Griesser and Shaun Eddy as a fourth partner. Alms, who received his law and master of business administration degrees from the University of Baltimore, concentrates in asset protection, estate and wealth preservation planning.

Mary Ellen Marsalek , vice president and consumer lender at CFBank (Commercial and Farmers Bank), was recognized as rookie volunteer of the year for raising $10,000 in donations for the YMCA of Central Maryland, Howard County Family Branch, during its "Partner with Youth" campaign. The fund-raiser exceeded its $75,000 goal for the year.

Pub Date: 7/05/99

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