Business Notes

Business Notes

March 14, 2004

Chamber to hold monthly networking breakfast March 30

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly networking breakfast at 8 a.m. March 30 at the New Windsor Conference Center.

Mike Manion, adjunct faculty member and project developer at Carroll Community College, will discuss "Absolutely, Positively Make More Sales" and the four key skills for success.

The cost for the meal is $12. Reservations are required by March 23.

Information: 410-848-9050.

Restaurant raising money for diabetes group

Five Baugher's Restaurant employees are competing against each other this month to raise money for the American Diabetes Association.

Until March 31, patrons can support their favorite employee by donating money to the ADA.

The amount of money raised will determine who kisses which end of a small, live pig. The employee who earns the most money will kiss the pig's snout, while the one who raises the least amount will kiss the tail end.

The restaurant is holding the competition to raise money and also educate people about diabetes. John Jordon, Baugher's manager, noted that insulin can be made using pig organs.

The contest will conclude at 6 p.m. April 8 at Baugher's when the results are announced and the employees smooch the swine. Lunch and dinner specials will be offered that day, including pork.

Information: 410-848-7413.

TownMall of Westminster gets three new stores

TownMall of Westminster has announced the addition of three stores, Auntie Anne's Hand Rolled Soft Pretzels, the Gold & Silver Place and Vitamin World.

Auntie Anne's will open this spring next to the Shoe Department, selling pretzel varieties including original, cinnamon sugar and parmesan herb; dipping sauces; lemonade; and frozen drinks.

The Gold & Silver Place opened last month near the Shoe Department. The kiosk will sell jewelry in gold and silver for men and women, and gemstone jewelry.

Vitamin World, based on Long Island, N.Y., manufactures more than 1,000 vitamins and nutritional supplements. The new store, which will open this summer next to Claire's, will also sell other health and beauty products.

Probst-Mason hires architectural designer

Probst-Mason Inc. Architects of Baltimore has hired Daniel L. Maciejczyk as an architectural designer.

He is a graduate of the Pratt Institute's school of architecture in Brooklyn, N.Y., and has 10 years of experience on of projects.

Maciejczyk will provide support for renovations to the Carroll Community College amphitheater.

Probst-Mason has done much of the design at Carroll Community College.

S&K roofing announces new slogan, Web site

S&K Roofing, Siding and Windows Inc. of Sykesville has announced a new corporate slogan - "Worry Free, Guaranteed" - and a Web site.

President Don Katzenberger said much of the 24-year-old company's work comes from repeat customers and referrals.

S&K's Web site, www.SKRoofing.com, also reflects the new theme. The company is marketed through Brave New Markets of Owings Mills.

2-year-old class learns about community helpers

Carroll Child Care Centers recently taught its 2-year-old class about community helpers such as the butcher, the baker and candlestick maker.

Holly Jones taught the toddlers what a baker does by making chef's hats for the children and letting them help bake peanut butter cookies and cornbread muffins for a snack.

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