Business Notes

Business Notes

February 20, 2005

Chamber events to include awards lunch, networking

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

A member luncheon will be held at noon, March 10 at Wakefield Valley Golf and Conference Center. The 2005 Carroll County Small Business Awards will be presented. The cost is $18 and reservations are required by March 3.

The Connections After Hours networking opportunity and business card exchange will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. March 15 at The Mail Depot and More on East Main Street. This is an informal gathering of members to network and exchange business cards. Reservations are required by March 8.

The quarterly power networking breakfast will be at 8 a.m. March 22 at the New Windsor Conference Center. Reservations are required by March 15.

The Chamber of Commerce is at 700 Corporate Center, Suite L, in Westminster.

Information: 410-848-9050.

CCC spring fair to highlight local job opportunities

Carroll Community College will hold its annual spring job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 15 in the Great Hall of the 1601 Washington Road campus.

The job fair will highlight local employment opportunities -- seasonal, temporary, permanent, part time and full time. Participating employers are listed on the college's Web site at www.carrollcc.edu.

The community is welcome to attend the job fair.

Information: 410-386-8000.

Carroll Lutheran Village honors 31 employees

Carroll Lutheran Village recently held its annual Employee Awards Banquet and honored 31 employees for their years of service.

Honorees by their number of years are:

20 years: Theodore Powell, cook supervisor in food service.

15 years: Grace Bopst, activities assistant; Pat Davis, activities coordinator; Grace Eyler, housekeeper; Helen Farver, laundry aide; Lisa Forney, licensed practical nurse, clinical manager; and Carole Shipley, LPN, nursing.

10 years: Michele Crew, vice president of communication and development; Roger Knight, maintenance technician; Geary Milliken, president and chief executive officer; Dixie Powell, housekeeper; and Frank Wagner, security.

Five years: Sherry Ambrose, Jennifer Dye, Melissa Etzler, Mandy Sickle, certified medicine aide; Julie Beck, accountant; Priscilla Beck, clerical specialist; Pat Binko, dietitian; Patricia Dyas, Betty King, laundry aide; Sarah Koontz, registered nurse, nursing; Beth Lilley, dietary aide; Nancy Pearson, receptionist; Pamela Robertson, Pamela Stroud, LPN, unit manager; Victoria Ryan, LPN, nursing; Cheryl Schymansky, social worker; Jeffrey Wardenfelt, director of facilities management; Bonnie Warehime, activities aide; Crystal Zile, certified nursing assistant.

All recipients received certificates of appreciation, gift certificates and pins.

Chamber of Commerce to hold business fair

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 20th annual spring business fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 19 at TownMall of Westminster.

The chamber is taking reservations for space by companies that want to display their products and services.

Spaces cost $250 for an exhibit booth, $200 for a table only and $100 for a nonprofit table for members; and $325 (booth), $275 (table) and $175 (nonprofit), for nonmembers. Electrical connections are $40.

Payment must be received before reservations are confirmed.

Information: 410-848-9050.

SportsCare & Rehab adds physical therapist to staff

Christopher Roosa, physical therapist, has joined the Eldersburg office of Maryland SportsCare & Rehab, a comprehensive physical and occupational therapy facility.

He has a bachelor's degree in health science from Clemson University and a doctorate in physical therapy from St. Augustine College in Florida.

Taneytown sales leader recognized at conference

Taneytown Chamber of Commerce member Wilma Brown, an independent Longaberger National Sales Leader, recently attended the annual leadership conference in Columbus, Ohio.

Brown received recognition and a gift certificate for her team being the top in number of shows per seller for the last six months, compared with teams of the same size.

Her team also was recognized in October at a National Sales Leadership Conference as top in sales per seller.

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