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Business Notes

February 06, 2005

TownMall jeweler to give appraisal donation to charity

Amarel Jewelers, which sells estate jewelry, collectibles and fine art, will hold an appraisal event from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at its store in TownMall of Westminster.

Customers may bring their jewelry to the store for an appraisal by an expert. The store is requesting a $5 donation for appraisals.

Amarel Jewelers also offers jewelry repair, appraisal, insurance and custom design.

All proceeds from the event will be donated to the American Heart Association for Heart Awareness Month.

Information: 410-857-0300.

TownMall to donate $1,500 to local nonprofit

TownMall of Westminster is donating $1,500 to Neighbors in Need, a nonprofit organization providing support to those in need in Carroll County. The funds are from its holiday Bonus Bucks program.

Mall patrons who collected during the holiday season Bonus Bucks program had a chance to purchase prizes with their money during an auction last month.

The mall collected $30,000 in Bonus Bucks at this year's auction, 30 percent more than last year.

Carroll Technology Council board appoints director

The executive board of the Carroll Technology Council has appointed Lynn Karr as director.

Created in 2001 as part of the Chamber of Commerce, the council's purpose is to support technological interests in the county.

In 2003, the council became an independent 501(c)3. With a mission to promote, support, attract and influence technology in the county, it serves an educational and advocacy role in technology awareness and development.

Carroll Technology Council executive board members are Josh Kohn of Kohn Creative, president; Rich Rubinstein of America's Remote Help Desk, vice president; Phil Cornblatt of the Reznick Group, treasurer; and Judy Stem with Airsource and Shaklee, secretary.

Information: 443-244-1262.

Carroll Child Care Centers earns United Way award

The Carroll Child Care Centers Inc. recently received "The 2004 Company That Cares Award" from the Carroll County Region of the United Way of Central Maryland.

The recognition was for having 100 percent of its employees contribute to the 2004 United Way Campaign. The child care group has been a member agency of United Way of Central Maryland since 1975.

For 35 years, the Maryland State Department of Education has accredited Carroll Child Care Centers for its childcare. The sliding-scale tuition, made possible through an allocation from the United Way of Central Maryland, is based on family income and number of children in the family.

Copper Ridge announces assisted living director

Copper Ridge has announced the promotion of Cindy Martin to director of assisted living.

She will be responsible for overseeing the assisted living program at Copper Ridge, including admissions, nursing and care issues. She was the director of admissions.

Copper Ridge, an EMA community, is a facility dedicated exclusively to the care of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other memory-impairing illnesses.

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