Business Notes

Business Notes

March 30, 2003

Employment center presents job workshops

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

Registration is required for programs. For a detailed schedule of workshops, visit BERC at 224 N. Center St., Westminster. Information: 410-386-2820.

Chamber of commerce schedules luncheon

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce will hold a general membership luncheon at noon April 10 at New Windsor Conference Center.

Jo Fleck and Thomas J. Zirpoli will present a discussion on "Private - Public Partnerships."

The cost is $18, and reservations are required.

Information: 410-848-9050.

Long & Foster Real Estate lists agents of the month

Long & Foster Real Estate has announced its top agents for February.

Eldersburg: Carol Swinto, top producer; Carole Murphy-Adams, top lister.

Finksburg: Virginia Rizzo, top producer, seller, lister and agent with the most new listings.

Hampstead: Penny Wilson, top producer; Pamela Stone, top seller and lister.

Taneytown: Stephanie Myers, top producer, lister, seller and agent with the most new listings.

Westminster: Jack Robertson, top producer and seller; Paul Steger, top lister; and Hank Johnson, agent with the most new listings.

Grayson Homes names new financial officer

Grayson Homes has promoted Christopher R. Riley, a Carroll County resident, from controller to chief financial officer.

Riley has worked for Grayson, an Ellicott City-based home builder and land developer, for nearly three years. In his new position, he will be responsible for the management of all financial reporting, banking relationships and accounting functions.

Riley has experience with two other companies where he worked in the financial department. He has a bachelor of science degree in accounting from the University of Baltimore.

Ministry recognizes employee service

Episcopal Ministries to the Aging recently held its 18th annual Employee Recognition Dinner for workers at Fairhaven and Copper Ridge in Sykesville, Buckingham's Choice near Frederick, EMA Health Services, and EMA Management.

Honored for retirement was Anne Moreau of Sykesville.

Honored for five years of service were: Kathleen Blake Curry, Tanya Aponte, Sandy Dells, Patricia Backus, Susan Bender, Kimberly Hahn, Hope Hall, Robin Hawkland and Mary Krug, all of Sykesville; Grace Toeneboehn and Diana McGarry of Eldersburg; Sharon Di Gangi, Sharon Bisesi, Cheryl Hagen, Carol Miller, Sovola Phillips and Bonnie Thompson of Westminster; Barbara Colson, Maria DaSilva, Minnie Brooks, and Debra Riley of Baltimore; Donn Rudiger of Glen Burnie; Arthur Ackman of Woodstock; Patty Duke of Mount Airy; Lulu Munz of Pikesville; C. Louise Rau of Ellicott City; Stephanie Barbara Scott of Randallstown; Michael Krefski of Taneytown; Richard Nash of Millers; Joan Porterfield of Hampstead; and Cassandra Rinehart and Susan Topper of Reisterstown.

Honored for 10 years of service were: Joan Metzler and Charlene Simmons of Sykesville and Myra Seal of Mount Airy.

Honored for 15 years of service were: Tanya Barbour and Mary George of Westminster.

Honored for 20 years of service were: James Bowman of Westminster; Dean Richardson of New Windsor; and Mickey Thomas and Phyllis Shand, both of Sykesville.

EMA operates several retirement care communities and Copper Ridge, a care and research center for those with dementia.

Bank announces new hire, promotion

Lois Schley recently joined Regal Bank & Trust as a loan processor in the mortgage loan department.

She previously worked at various branches of Allfirst Bank in Carroll County and the former Hampstead Bank, before it became First National Bank and then Allfirst.

The bank also named C. Nicole Sewell as manager of the Westminster branch. She has been with the bank a year in the commercial loan department of the Owings Mills headquarters. She previously worked for Westminster Union Bank.

Sewell lives in Westminster and is active in the professional and civic community.

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