February 2, 2008
Awards The American Society of Landscape Architects Maryland/Potomac Chapter presented Hord Coplan Macht with awards for communication and general design. P. Flanigan & Sons Inc., a Baltimore heavy construction and infrastructure builder, received the Sheldon G. Hayes Award for best large asphalt paving project in the United States from the National Asphalt Pavement Association, for its work on Interstate 97 between Baltimore and Annapolis. The Maryland Chamber of Commerce presented Correct Rx Pharmacy Services Inc. with its 2007 Business Philanthropy Award for a business with under 100 employees.
January 14, 2008
Colleges -- Athletes who become pregnant or have other medical conditions moved closer to NCAA protection of their scholarships under legislation overwhelmingly approved yesterday in Nashville, Tenn., by the Division I management council. The council approved not reducing or canceling a scholarship because injury, illness or medical condition - including pregnancy - by a vote of 46-5. The Division I board of directors will consider the change today. Marathons -- Kenya's David Cheruiyot won the Houston Marathon for the third time, finishing in 2 hours, 12 minutes, 32 seconds.
January 9, 2008
Foundation board adds Doetsch, O'Guinn Missy Mattey, executive director of the Howard Community College Educational Foundation, has announced the addition of two members to the organization's board of directors: Chip Doetsch and Rhonda O'Guinn. Doetsch, president and chief executive officer of Apple Ford, has more than 20 years of experience in automotive sales. He helped establish the Apple Ford franchise in Columbia. O'Guinn is a member of the Creig Northrop realty team with Long and Foster Real Estate Inc. She is a member of local, state and national associations of real estate professionals and the International Association of Home Staging Professionals.
December 26, 2007
K. Georgine Touchard, a 25-year volunteer at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson, died there Sunday of renal failure. The Catonsville resident was 83. K. Georgine Bowers was born in Baltimore in 1924. She graduated from Western High School in 1943. Over the next three years, she worked a variety of clerical jobs, including at a warehouse that shipped food to servicemen abroad, said her husband of 60 years, William A. Touchard Jr. Mr. Touchard met his wife before he left for Europe to serve in World War II, but didn't ask her out for a date until he returned in 1946.
December 9, 2007
Anne Arundel Tech Council congratulates honorees and award winners of TechAwards 07 - In the Flow. The council congratulates John Belcher, Legends Circle Individual honor; Northrop Grumman, Legends Circle Company honor; Carematic, Good Chip Award; NMR Consulting, Tech Service Award; RxNT, Innovator Award, and Force 3, Tech Company of the Year. TechAwards 07 - In the Flow was held Nov. 6 at Loews Hotel in Annapolis. Glen Burnie mall has holiday events The Centre at Glen Burnie will host "Visit with Santa" through Dec. 24. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from noon to 8 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Pet photos with Santa will be offered from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
November 28, 2007
The Columbia Association board of directors sent a letter yesterday inviting General Growth Properties Inc. to present its plan for downtown development at a public meeting, following recent controversy over private meetings the developer has held. "We do understand that your plan may not be finalized at this time," the board wrote in its letter to Douglas M. Godine, vice president and general manager of Mid-Atlantic operations for General Growth. "Recent invitations to various groups within the community demonstrate your desire to engage the public in this important endeavor.
October 13, 2007
Howard County police increased patrols in the neighborhood around Atholton High School in Columbia yesterday after a 15-year-old girl reported that a man followed her Thursday as she walked home from the school. The man tried to get her attention by whispering to her from his car in the area of Cedar Lane and Freetown Road about 2:30 p.m., police said. The man got out of the car and gestured for her to get in the back seat, police said. The girl continued walking to her house on a nearby street, and the man left, police said.
October 10, 2007
Advertising Pinnacle Communications appointed Julie Bolster as accounting and traffic manager for the Baltimore-based advertising agency. Banking-finance 1st Mariner Bank announced the appointment of Jennifer Lavin as vice president and director of corporate communications. Lafayette Federal Credit Union in Kensington selected B. John Farmakides as its president and chief executive officer. Adrian Day Asset Management appointed Clayton W. Bartel as president and chief executive officer of the Annapolis-based private investment management firm.