Business Notes

Business Notes

October 10, 2004

Westminster mall plans health fair, Halloween events

TownMall of Westminster has announced events for this month.

Moonlight Crafts will hold a holiday store grand opening from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. The store is in center court near Boscov's.

A "Hats Off to Good Health" fair will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 23 throughout the mall. Health screenings, information, a karaoke contest and entertainment will be featured.

Belk's Finishing Touches program for girls will hold a fashion show at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Belk Court.

The Carroll County Board of Elections will offer demonstrations and information on the AccuVote touch-screen voting machine from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 30 in front of Steve and Barry's University Sportswear.

The mall will hold Halloween Trick-or-Treat starting at 2 p.m. Oct. 31. Children can pick up a Halloween treat bag at customer service, then visit mall merchants for goodies while supplies last.

Information: 410-857-0300.

Chamber of commerce announces meetings

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce has announced its monthly meetings.

A networking breakfast will be at 8 a.m. Oct. 26 at Best Western Conference Center in Westminster. Bill Hall, emergency planner from the county office of public safety, will discuss "Private-Public Partnerships in Emergency Planning."

He will describe the four steps of the Critical Incident Protocol Community Facilitation program designed to strengthen emergency planning between the private and public sectors. The cost for the meal is $12. Reservations are required by Oct. 19.

A Hats Off program will be held Nov. 30. Individuals, businesses and organizations that have received awards, expanded services and/or facilities, been elected to a state or national office or reached a milestone will be honored.

Deadline for nominations is Nov. 1.

The chamber of commerce is at 700 Corporate Center, Suite L, in Westminster.

Information: 410-848-9050.

Fall job fair scheduled for Oct. 19 in Westminster

The Carroll County Business & Employment Resource Center will hold its annual fall job fair from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at 224 N. Center St., Westminster.

The job fair will showcase local businesses with job openings. Attendees are encouraged to bring their resumes and be prepared for interviews.

BERC staff will be available to give tours of the center and information about the available resources.

Services are free.

Information: 410-386-2820.

Direct sales company promotes Kim Pintzow

Tastefully Simple has promoted Kim Pintzow of Westminster to a team leader for the direct sales company offering upscale gourmet foods and gifts.

Pintzow has sponsored three consultants who market Tastefully Simple products at home taste-testing parties that feature meal ideas, recipes and entertainment suggestions.

Team leaders train and support new consultants.

Carroll Lutheran Village elects board members

The Carroll Lutheran Village Corp. recently elected new members to the board of trustees for 2004-2005.

Newly elected were Glenn S. Bair, managing partner of Development Company of America LLP; and Kathleen Menasche, senior director of Workforce and Business Development at Carroll Community College.

Edward Lister, Thelma Reaver and the Rev. Norma Schenning were re-elected to three-year terms. Joining the board as president of the Resident Association Council is John Carl.

The board consists of 17 members, plus President and Chief Executive Officer Geary Milliken. Fifteen members are elected, five each year. Two positions are ex officio, including the dean of the Westminster Conference of Lutheran churches and the president of the village's Resident Association Council.

Officers for 2004-2005 also were elected: Edward Leister, chairman; Edward Lister, vice-chairman; Sandra Ferguson, secretary; and Arthur Wisner, treasurer.

Coldwell Banker announces top agents for August

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has announced its top Carroll County sales agents for August.

Eldersburg: Jane Schneider.

Hampstead: Douglas Johnson.

Mount Airy: Charles Condon.

Westminster: Julie Strohman.

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