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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | May 18, 2002
The annual running of the Preakness always reminds me of David F. Woods, an old newsroom colleague, who was director of public relations for the Maryland Jockey Club during what many race fans would probably consider Pimlico's golden age. When I first got to know Dave in the early 1970s, he was far removed from the glory days at Pimlico when his first big promotion was the legendary match race in 1938 between Seabiscuit and War Admiral. He was a kindly and exceedingly thoughtful newsroom presence who sought out newcomers to make them feel welcome.
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BUSINESS
August 26, 1991
ManufacturingMarlene L. McKone has been named manager of quality and regulatory compliance at McCormick & Co., and will manage the company's regulatory compliance program. McKone joined the company in 1969 and previously held the position of manager of product quality audit and labeling compliance.* Christina T.K. Huang has been named senior food technologist in the Applied Technology Group in McCormick's Technical Resource Center. Huang previously worked at Quaker Oats Co. in Barrington, Ill., where she spent 11 years in their Corporate Research Center.
FEATURES
By Donna Peremes | December 12, 1990
'Tis a wonderful season, what with carolers crooning, cas registers ringing and folks getting that slightly crazed, holidazed feeling. We'll try to help -- or at least give you a few seasonal laughs along the way -- in The Sun.It's 1 in the morning, you're sloppily slapping wrapping on Gift #97, and there's no end in sight. What happened to that warm, giving glow, you wonder, that goodwill-toward-humankind feeling, that holly jolly spirit? It's lost among the scissors, bows and tape.But never fear.
FEATURES
March 12, 1991
CURRENT volunteers' news and needs:Baltimore Office of Promotion wants volunteers to help with activities such as the Preakness Celebration Parade on May 10, the Mayor's Christopher Columbus Parade in October and the New Year's Eve extravaganza. Volunteers must be 18 or over who can work evenings and weekends. Call Reno Manning, 752-8632.St. Agnes Hospital wants high school students for its Junior Volunteer Program. Training classes will be held March 29 and April 1 and 2. For details, call Diane Erman, 368-2816.
NEWS
December 10, 1990
Services for C. Telfair Leimbach Jr., retired director of career guidance and employment at the University of Baltimore, will be at 11 a.m. today at the Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul Street.Mr. Leimbach, who was 84, died Friday at Union Memorial Hospital after a long illness.Born in Catonsville, Mr. Leimbach was a 1924 graduate of Catonsville High School. He received a bachelor of science degree from the Johns Hopkins University in 1934 and a master's degree there 39 years later in 1973.
NEWS
By Staff Report | July 17, 1993
Thomas E. Marburger, retired vice president for engineering at the Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., died Monday of heart failure at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.The 92-year-old Baltimore native moved to Florida after his retirement in 1965.He had begun his career at BG&E as a student apprentice in 1922.While on leave from the company in 1951, he served as director of the Materials and Equipment Division of the Defense Electric Power Administration at the Department of the Interior. He had been an officer in the Maryland National Guard in the 1920s.
NEWS
December 10, 1990
C. Telfair Leimbach Jr., 84, retired director of career guidance and employment at the University of Baltimore, died Friday at Union Memorial Hospital after a long illness.Services were being held today at the Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul St.Born in Catonsville, Mr. Leimbach was a 1924 graduate of Catonsville High School. He received a bachelor of science degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1934 and a master's degree there in 1973.Mr. Leimbach formerly worked as a public relations representative for Western Electric Co., sales promotion manager for Lincoln Sales, and as a self-employed business development counselor.
NEWS
By From staff reports | November 2, 1999
In Baltimore CountyAssociation starts seeking money to build job centerTOWSON -- The Baltimore Association for Retarded Citizens is starting a campaign to raise money to build a $2.8 million employment center in Baltimore's Seton Business Park.The county-based group plans to build a 28,840-square-foot facility on 8 acres to house the janitorial and landscape divisions of its employment program. BARC crews provide services for major area employers.The fund-raising effort is assisted by a grant from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation that will match donations for the center dollar for dollar, up to $175,000.
BUSINESS
January 7, 1996
O'Conor to receive honorary degree at Towson StateJames P. O'Conor, chairman of the board of O'Conor, Piper & Flynn, will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters at today's graduation ceremonies at Towson State University.In 1984, Mr. O'Conor helped engineer the merger of five prominent real estate firms in Baltimore into a company with 755 sales associates and sales of about $735 million. Today, Mr. O'Conor's company has 1,400 Realtors selling in nearly 50 offices. OPF's sales more than doubled in the decade after its founding.
NEWS
By Andrea F. Siegel and Andrea F. Siegel,SUN STAFF | November 22, 2004
Ella Jacquelyn "Jackie" Watts, a retired statistician, died Wednesday of heart failure at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Cross Keys resident was 82. She was the widow of Robert B. Watts, a civil rights lawyer and judge who served on the Baltimore City Circuit Court. He died in 1998. Born in Atlanta, Ella Jacquelyn Johnson graduated from Clark University in Atlanta in 1941 before coming to Baltimore to live with relatives. She met her future husband while taking a typing class at the Cortez W. Peters Business School in Baltimore.
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