County Digest

COUNTY DIGEST

October 19, 2008

Disability job fair planned

In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Aberdeen Proving Ground agencies will sponsor a career expo for people with disabilities from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Recreation Center, Building 3326 on Erie Street.

Employers hiring for a variety of positions include 1st Choice Staffing and Consulting, APG Federal Credit Union, the Department of Homeland Security, Dynamic Science Inc., Harford County government, Northrop Grumman, Rite Aid Corp., Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake Inc., Montgomery County police and the Veterans Administration Maryland Health Care System.

Job seekers should dress professionally, take copies of their resume for employers and be prepared to complete applications and an interview. Sign language interpreters will be available.

The expo is open to the public. All nongovernment ID card holders must enter the Proving Ground through the Route 715 gate, provide a photo ID and vehicle registration.

Information: 410-278-9669.

Library has gala in stacks

Harford County Public Library will hold its annual gala, "Black, White and Read: An Evening in the Stacks," Nov. 1 at the Abingdon branch, 2510 Tollgate Road.

The theme will showcase classic literature and films of the early to mid-20th century Hollywood. The Freddie Stevens Band will play music, food from classic novels and films will be provided by Carried Away Gourmet, and Bottleworks will offer a signature drink. Cheeses, desserts and coffees will also be served. Tickets are $75.

Information: 410-273-5600.

Hilton gets new post

The Harford County Department of Public Works has named Thomas C. Hilton the deputy director of the Division of Environmental Services, effective tomorrow. Hilton was chief engineer for the county's Division of Water and Sewer and has more than 13 years experience in the Public Works Department.

A professional engineer, he has a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Lehigh University and a master of business administration from Loyola College.

Hilton's responsibilities will include oversight of the Harford Waste Disposal Facility on Scarboro Road, the county's Recycling Program and the Harford Resource Recovery Facility.

Dumbleton is honored

Harford County volunteer Eugene Dumbleton was recently recognized on his 90th birthday for his many volunteer activities around the county.

Retired, he volunteers at the Harford County Government Help Desk two mornings a week and works two nights a week driving 145 miles for Red Cross.

County Executive David R. Craig gave Dumbleton a Certificate of Congratulations honoring his 90th birthday and saying "may the love, warmth and friendship you have extended to others over the past 90 years be bestowed upon you."

Dumbleton's biography says he is known for "his warm and friendly smile. Eugene is an extraordinary individual who brings joy to everyone he meets."

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