June 12, 1993
Choice Hotels International has added 163 European hotels to its rapidly expanding hospitality empire, bringing to more than 3,000 the number of Choice franchises in 30 countries.With its parent company, Silver Spring-based Manor Care Inc., Choice purchased the properties for $10 million from Inovest, one of France's largest operators of budget properties.The acquisition gives Choice 144 more properties in France, plus 19 additional hotels in six other European countries, including its first hotels in Spain and Portugal.
August 4, 2008
An electrical fire Saturday night in the basement of a nursing facility in Rossville forced the evacuation or relocation of more than 100 patients, a county Fire Department spokesman said. There were no injuries. Shortly before 11 p.m., a fire was reported in an electrical room controlling the elevators at Manor Care in the 6600 block of Ridge Road, bringing firefighters from several stations, said Lt. James Artis, the spokesman. The fire is being investigated. Artis said 83 patients were taken from their rooms to the first floor by firefighters and staff members.
January 3, 2002
A resident and five staff members were treated for smoke inhalation after an early morning fire yesterday in a Towson nursing home. Baltimore County fire officials think the 12:30 a.m. fire started in a heating unit in a room at Manor Care Ruxton, 7001 N. Charles St. The nursing home's sprinkler system quickly brought the fire under control, said Fire Capt. Glenn Blackwell. The top floor of the three-story building was temporarily evacuated, Blackwell said. The people who suffered from smoke inhalation were treated at hospitals and released, said Catherine Raines, a Manor Care spokeswoman.
September 24, 1993
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February 8, 2004
MARY ALICE EDWARDS, Age 78, formerly of Woodlawn, MD died on Friday, January 30, 2004 at Manor Care of Fair Oaks. She was born on November 10, 1925 in Norfolk, VA to the late Charles and Caldonia Harper Perry. Mary was the loving and devoted mother of Sondra Shippen of Brookhaven, PA, Carol Steele of Reston, VA and Clarence Daryl Edwards of Washington, DC, sister of Clarence L. Perry of Baltimore, MD. She is also survived by three grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 7 at 5 P.M. at Manor Care of Fair Oaks, 12475 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Fairfax, VA. The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 7 at 7 P.M. at Carol's home in Reston, VA. Arrangements by Adams-Green Funeral Home, Herndon, VA.
February 17, 2007
On February 14, 2007, ALBERT R. JOHNS, departed this life from Manor Care of Roland Park. He is the devoted father of Shelonda Johns and Joyce Butts. Brother of the late Dorothy Mae Johns. Friends may call at the JOSEPH L. RUSS FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 2222 W. North Avenue, on Sunday from 2 to 6 P.M. Family hour Monday, 10:30 A.M., with funeral to follow at 11 at New Metropolitan Baptist Church, 1501 McCulloh Street.
September 19, 1991
Manor Care Inc.Manor Care Inc., a Silver Spring-based hotel and nursing home company, posted a 27 percent gain in quarterly earnings per share as its acquisition of the Econo Lodge franchise chain gave revenues a boost.Stewart Bainum Jr., the company's chief executive, said Manor Care's health-care segment showed a 14 percent increase in revenues for the first quarter, which ended Aug. 31. Lodging revenues were up 21 percent with most of the gain the result of the addition of Econo Lodge.