New International trucks to be featured at show Bare...

BUSINESS NOTES

September 17, 2000

New International trucks to be featured at show

Bare Truck Center Inc. of Westminster will present the seventh annual International Eagle Tour 2000 on Saturday, showcasing the International 9000 i series trucks.

Drivers can examine and test-drive the new 9000 i, which features improved aerodynamics.

Those who test-drive one of the new trucks will be entered in the Richard Petty Driving Experience for a chance to ride eight laps in a Richard Petty car at a nearby participating raceway.

Winston Cup or Champ Show Cars will be on display at the event, and visitors can drive a simulated race against Winston Cup competitors in a Winston Cup No. 44 Hot Wheels Pontiac electronic simulator.

Bare Truck Center is at 821 Baltimore Blvd. Information: 410- 848-7400.

Longaberger honors woman as tops in sales

The Longaberger Co. has honored Sheila George of Taneytown as a 2000 national sales award winner and national top sponsoring award winner.

She was recognized at the annual convention in Columbus, Ohio, for generating $60,000 in annual sales and sponsoring three to five new sales associates.

She received several exclusive Longaberger baskets and a framed award.

Hale, Davies named to new posts at LAI

Laser Applications Inc. of Westminster has named two new managers.

Brian Hale has been named production manager. He has worked at LAI for more than eight years in production, estimating, project management and sales. Hale has extensive experience in programming, machine set-up and inspection of manufacturing applications, as well as other areas.

Sean Davies has been named industrial engineer manager. He has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He has experience in project management at LAI, and has helped install multiple-axis laser machine stations and conduct research into process improvement in precision laser manufacturing.

BITS of Sykesville names Puskar a vice president

Erik Puskar has joined Business Integrated Technology Solutions Inc. of Sykesville as vice president of operations and marketing.

He will be responsible for operations management and pursuing contracts for BITS in international markets.

He has more than 20 years' experience in systems engineering and tax and revenue, including consulting projects with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.

Puskar, of Rockville, also is an industry consultant to the Advanced Technology Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

He comes from Group Systems Corp. in Gaithersburg, where he supported domestic and international efforts.

He has a bachelor's degree in economics from Rutgers University and a master's degree in management and public policy from Carnegie-Mellon University.

Liquor license transferred to owner of Genova's

The Board of License Commissioners of Carroll County recently approved a transfer for a Class B beer, wine and liquor license for Genova's Restaurant in Hampstead.

Vita A. Chesney, the current licensee, requested to be removed from the license, because he will no longer be able to supervise the restaurant on a daily basis.

Genova's is owned and operated by Francesco Marciano, who requested to have his name put on the liquor license.

The board approved the transfer after a hearing in which several people testified on Marciano's behalf.

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