Frederick Keys tickets offered at TownMall
TownMall of Westminster is holding a Father's Day promotion with the Frederick Keys through June 15.
Shoppers who present $50 in receipts from mall merchants will receive two free Frederick Keys minor-league baseball tickets at the customer service counter. Tickets are limited to one pair per family while supplies last.
Children can visit the mall with their fathers from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday for a Father's Day event. Two Frederick Keys players and the team mascot Keyote will be on hand for autographs.
Networking breakfast June 24 at Best Western
The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking breakfast at 8 a.m. June 24 at Best Western Conference Center in Westminster. Robert M. Coyne, consultant, will discuss "Building Effective Teams in the Workplace: Moving From Myth to Reality." Cost for the meal is $12. Reservations are required by June 17. Information: 410-848-9050.
Panzer wins Caribbean cruise from company
Melissa Panzer of Westminster, a PartyLite consultant, has won an all-expense-paid Caribbean cruise for her business accomplishments.
She was one of 2,000 consultants awarded the trip, which will include visits to Aruba, Curacao, St. John, St. Thomas and either St. Lucia or St. Maarten.
Panzer began as a PartyLite consultant in 1999 and provides candles and accessories and decorating ideas to residents in the Westminster and Baltimore area.
Merritt dance recital yields bounty for food bank
Merritt Athletic Clubs Dance Academy recently held a food drive and collected 2,135 pounds of food for Carroll County Food Sunday.
Students and their families were asked to donate at the academy's recent recital, held at Liberty High School.
Jim Owens, food bank coordinator, said that was one of Carroll County Food Sunday's largest donations this year.
Henning recognized by Kindermusik International
Debbie Henning has been named a Maestro Producer by Kindermusik International, a publisher of music and movement programs for young children.
She is an early childhood specialist at Kindermusik of Carroll County and has taught Kindermusik in Westminster since 1991. She was recognized for her excellence in fast-growing programs. Henning teaches music and movement to about 150 families.
The Maestro Program recognizes licensed Kindermusik educators who master one of three levels in early childhood development: fast-growing programs, community service and teaching excellence.
Creamer wins award in pet groomer contest
Belquest Kennels and Cattery of Mount Airy has announced that groomer Kristen Creamer won first place in the Oster Career Start Pet Grooming Contest at the Pro Groom Expo in Lebanon, Pa.
During the weekend-long conference and workshop, Creamer attended classes on pet grooming techniques, and entered and won the featured competition. She groomed an apricot miniature poodle that had not been groomed in months.
Creamer is the daughter of Belquest owner Vicky Creamer. Kristen Creamer was tutored in pet grooming by the kennel's certified master groomer, Tami Longe.
The expo offers groomers the chance to enhance their skills, keep up with the latest industry trends and exchange ideas with other groomers.
CHANGE recognizes employees for service
CHANGE Inc., an organization that assists the developmentally disabled and their families, recently recognized its employees for length of service.
Those honored were: Carol Meister, vocational, 12 years; Ellen Jones, vocational, Frank Hawkins, vocational and transportation, 10 years; Patrick Sgro, day habilitation, nine years; Sharon Magruder, transportation, seven years; Mac Homer, ISS, and Victoria Utz, vocational, four years; Debbie Fahr and Eva Mack, administrative assistants, three years; and Holly Frantz, day habilitation substitute, one year.