Workshops planned for job seekers, career switchers The...

Business Notes

January 20, 2002

Workshops planned for job seekers, career switchers

The Carroll County Business & Employment Resource Center is offering a variety of workshops and programs to help individuals who may be seeking a job or looking for a new career.

Programs include:

Computer Basics: A hands-on computer class for beginners from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 28.

Starting Your Own Business: Mike Fish offers tips on exploring different business ventures and various aspects of starting your own business from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Jan. 28.

Time Management: Learn how to strike a balance in different aspects of your life, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Jan. 29.

Job References Workshop: Learn how to obtain, prepare and keep references. The workshop is from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Jan. 30.

Winter Blues Workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Jan. 31.

Registration is required. BERC is at 224 N. Center St., Westminster. Information: 410-386-2820.

Top associates honored at O'Conor, Piper & Flynn

O'Conor, Piper & Flynn ERA Realtors recently recognized its top associates for last year.

Judy Tyree, Westminster sales office manager, was named a Realtor of the Year winner and was nominated for the Maryland Association of Realtors Realtor of the Year Award.

Al Noblin, sales associate in Westminster, received the Outstanding Realtor Service Award for his contributions to the Carroll County Association of Realtors.

Dick Brawley, Mount Airy sales associate, was given the President's Cup for providing continuous, dedicated service to the industry.

Peter O'Sullivan of the Eldersburg office received the Community Service Award for his community activities.

Sally Ward, also of Mount Airy, was given the Shining Star Award as a newcomer to the county organization and her volunteerism of its programs.

Carroll County Association of Realtors officers for this year were announced. They include: Gary Bockleman, vice president; John Eichler, secretary; Judy Tyree, board of directors and immediate past president.

Suburban Uniform Co. becomes Unitec Systems

Suburban Uniform Co. of Westminster has announced its new name, Unitec Systems.

The 74-year-old company, one of the oldest uniform distribution companies in the country, started in 1927 in Baltimore. It was owned by Harry and Ruth Michaelson and offered World War I surplus, work and low-end dress clothing. The company changed its name in 1958 to Michaelson's.

In 1979, Suburban Uniform Company was established as a major regional supplier of uniforms.

Meszaros named manager of Long & Foster office

Steve Meszaros, a real estate professional for more than 20 years, has been named manager of Long & Foster Real Estate's Frederick office on Buckeystown Pike.

He began his career in Carroll County, where he is active in the Carroll County Association of Realtors, of which he is president and a member of the board of directors.

Meszaros earned his broker's license in 1977. He went to Frederick County last month.

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