May 20, 2004
Some of the most influential people in sports labor and management will be in town today as the Sports Lawyer Association opens its 30th annual conference at the Hyatt Regency. Nearly 400 are expected to attend - including high-ranking executives from the NFL, Major League Baseball, NHL and NBA - to hear speakers and panel discussions on a variety of legal issues at the three-day meetings. "With all those leagues represented, that's what make it so special," said locally-based agent Tony Agnone, who is serving as the conference's program chairman.
April 29, 2006
Awards The National Defense Industrial Association presented its Edward M. Greer Award for contributions to military logistics to Joseph Grosson, corporate director of logistics for Lockheed Martin Corp. Grayson Homes, based in Ellicott City, received the 2005 Award for Excellence in builder/supplier trade relationships from TrueNorth Development Inc., a Michigan-based organization that works with homebuilders, suppliers, distributors and trades to improve the industry. The College of Southern Maryland named DM Group/DirectMail.
July 18, 1999
Academic, activity and leadership awards were presented to seven area students at the annual Spring Awards Ceremony at Western Maryland College.Laura Boesler of Westminster, a junior mathematics major, won the Charles J. Miller Award for Excellence in Mathematics.Gaelen Cross of Sykesville, a junior biochemistry major, was given the Harry Clary Jones Scholarship in Chemistry. The award, along with a scholarship in physics, honors the memory of Jones, a longtime faculty member at WMC.Lindsey Drager of Eldersburg, a junior history and English double major, was given the James D. Essig Memorial Scholarship.
June 23, 2002
Long & Foster Inc. sets sales record of $3.2 billion in May Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. announced May sales set an all-time company record of $3.2 billion. The company sold 9,783 properties for a total of $2.4 billion. Affiliate Mid-States Title sales increased 103 percent to $378 million, and Prosperity Mortgage saw a 36 percent increase to $234 million when compared with May 2001. Suburban Maryland's 19 offices saw sales increase 2 percent to $85.6 million. The 51 Baltimore/Southern Pennsylvania region offices had $435.
January 24, 2001
Barbara McWilliams and Sandy Hartzell, owners of a Glen Burnie-based company specializing in gift baskets and balloon decor, have been named Citizens of the Year by the Northern County Chamber of Commerce in recognition of their participation in community affairs. The award was among the business and civic honors announced Saturday at a chamber event at La Fontaine Bleu. In addition to serving on the chamber's board and executive committee, McWilliams and Hartzell, owners of Magic Moment Creations, were recognized for their roles in Arundel Habitat for Humanity, as sponsors of charitable causes and for helping to organize the annual Linthicum Community Fair.
June 10, 2001
Academic, activity and leadership awards were presented to freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and nongraduating seniors, including nine students from Carroll County, at the annual Spring Awards Ceremony at Western Maryland College. Erin M. Clarke of Finksburg, an English major, was given the Jean Alpaugh Award for Interdisciplinary Study. The award is given to a student with appreciation for cross-cultural experiences and whose proposal for off-campus study will most benefit the scholarship and interdisciplinary interests of the late Jean Alpaugh, who graduated in 1990.