June 8, 1994
Representatives from Nationwide Insurance Co.'s Prom Promise campaign presented Mount Hebron High School students with a $400 check yesterday, making the school the county's biggest winner this year in the anti-drunken driving contest.Carol Katsampis, an independent agent with Nationwide Insurance who has an office in Ellicott City, said officials surprised the nearly 1,300-member student body by reading the news over the intercom system yesterday.Mount Hebron placed fourth of 20 prize winners in "Division A" of the state competition, open to schools with 950 students or more, said Sam Bradshaw, Prom Promise's regional coordinator.
June 11, 1995
Liberty High wins drug pledge awardLiberty High School has been named Maryland Division A grand champion of the 1995 Nationwide Insurance Prom Promise program.One-hundred-fifty-three schools in Maryland participated in the program. This is the fourth year Liberty has been a Prom Promise grand champion.An awards assembly was held June 7. As grand champion, Liberty received $2,375. The school also received a $500 scrapbook from the Toyota Dealers Association of Baltimore.In addition, the school won free tickets to Adventure World Theme Park in Largo for every student who signed the pledge to remain drug and alcohol free on prom night.
December 11, 1990
A memorial service for Ruth K. Christhilf, a retired insurance company analyst, will be held at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Barranco and Sons Funeral Home, Ritchie Highway and Robinson Road in Severna park.Mrs. Christhilf, who was 76 and lived on Red Oak Drive in Severna Park, died Saturday of cancer at the Anne Arundel Medical Center.She retired about seven years ago from the policy writing department of Nationwide Insurance Co. in Annapolis, where she worked for about 24 years.The former Ruth Kolb, she was born in Baltimore and was educated at the Friends School and the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va.Her husband, John F. Christhilf, is a retired civil engineer.
April 9, 2013
Sen. Edward R. Reilly, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, announced Tuesday that he will seek re-election in his Anne Arundel County district. Reilly, 63, is a former Anne Arundel County councilman who was appointed to the 33rd District Senate seat in 2009 and elected in 2010. He is a consistent conservative whose pro-life views led him to cast one of two Republican votes in favor of repeal of the death penalty. A Crofton resident, Reilly also holds a jobs as a Nationwide Insurance representative.
March 2, 1995
College is still two years away for Chikeva Brown, but she will get a $750 head-start on her expenses from a Nationwide Insurance Co. scholarship to be presented at the Tribute to Women of Color awards luncheon Saturday.This weekend, the 15-year-old sophomore from Broadneck Senior High School and seven other minority women will receive awards at the Annapolis Holiday Inn in these categories: future leaders, good Samaritan, pathfinder and service to youth.Corporate sponsors Nationwide Insurance, Anne Arundel Medical Center and William Reese and Sons Mortuary, also will present scholarships.
June 14, 1993
New positions* Black & Decker Corp. named Ronald S. Taylor vice president for product development -- new business.* Chaselle Inc., a national distributor of school supplies, named Franklin P. Williams, CPA, controller.* Communications Electronics Inc., a Timonium-based mobile communications company, appointed Ramon L. Palmer Jr. director of mobile data development.* Clifton, Gunderson & Co., accountants and consultants, promoted Richard M. Fink, Tim A. Forry, David E. Ricks and Dawn L. Rowe to audit supervisors.