Business center has programs for those seeking job...


May 28, 2000

Business center has programs for those seeking job, career

The Carroll County Business & Employment Resource Center offers workshops and programs to help individuals seeking a job or new career. Programs include:

Time Management: 1 p.m. to 3p.m. Thursday.

Money Management: 9 a.m. to noon June 6.

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: The psychological personality assessment test must be taken before the workshop on styles from 9 am, to noon June 14.

Registration is required. The resource center is at 224 N. Center St., Westminster.

Information: 410-876-9556, 410- 848-1197.

Chamber to be briefed on health outreach strategies

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly general membership luncheon at noon June 8 at A Grand Affair in Hampstead.

Tricia Supik, executive director of the Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County Inc., will provide an overview of strategies critical to engaging the community on improved health and quality of life.

Cost for lunch is $15. A Grand Affair is at 4041 Gill Ave. Reservations are required by Friday.

Information: 410-848-9050.

Board OKs garden center on farm, with conditions

The Board of Zoning Appeals of Carroll County has approved, with conditions, a request for a garden center at 2701 Liberty Road, Taylorsville.

Richard and Linda Arnold made the conditional use request for the garden center on property zoned agricultural. The couple would use 10 to 15 acres of the 109-acre farm to sell flowers, nursery stock and garden supplies from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.

No stock would be grown on site. About three truck deliveries would be made each week to replenish stock.

The board approved the garden center on the condition that only organic pesticides and fertilizers be used; any dust problems resulting from the gravel driveway be addressed promptly; and hours be limited to those above.

Westminster woman earns Lutheran insurance honor

M. Rebecca Leister, a Westminster resident and businesswoman, has earned the Fraternal Insurance Counselor designation from the National Fraternal Congress of America.

A Lutheran Brotherhood district representative, she is affiliated with the Mark Armstrong Agency in Gaithersburg.

The FIC designation is given to those who have completed extensive training courses in fraternal life insurance, passed three comprehensive exams and met established production requirements.

A nonprofit fraternal benefit society, the brotherhood allocated $76.6 million to charitable and benevolent programs aiding members, their communities and Lutheran congregations and institutions.

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