April 5, 1992
The Agribusiness Club celebrated its 25th anniversary at its regularbreakfast meeting Thursday at Baugher's Country Restaurant.Retired county extension agent Robert Jones, one of the founders, recounted the group's beginnings and introduced eight former club presidents and a number of original members.The club's first meeting was April 6, 1967, Jones said.CountyCommissioner Donald I. Dell, himself a former president, presented the group with a proclamation from the county saying the club has promoted a better understanding of agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
February 4, 2007
In an age when few events can galvanize our fragmented attention, the NFL's Super Bowl remains the nation's single biggest orgy of commerce, consumption and competition. Here's what the estimated 90 million viewers will be doing and seeing today: The food //We'll spend $55 million to eat more than we do on any day but Thanksgiving. The Snack Food Association says 30.4 million pounds of chips, pretzels, nuts and popcorn will be consumed. The ads // Pepsi and Anheuser-Busch are expected to run the most commercials, for which CBS is charging as much as $2.6 million for 30 seconds.
May 30, 1993
$30,000 available from teen grant programThe Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks and County Executive Robert R. Neall have provided $30,000 for quality teen recreation activities through the 1994 Teen Activity Grant Program.The program offers funds to groups for the development of teen recreation activities set in a positive, drug- and alcohol-free environment.The deadline for applications for this program is June 30.Grants are available to all nonprofit community organizations in the county.
January 8, 1998
CHESAPEAKE TREASURES, a secondhand store operated by Hospice of the Chesapeake volunteers, is moving to Severna Park's Park Plaza Feb. 4.Since opening in May, the shop has raised $20,000 for patient care and bereavement programs. For information, call 410-987-2003.Longtime hospice volunteer Pam Beidle of Beidle Insurance Agency in Glen Burnie has been elected to that organization's board of directors.She recently received national recognition when she wasawarded the 1998 Nationwide Insurance Community Service Award for dedication to civic causes.
September 13, 1996
More than 200 volunteers planted flowers, painted buildings and entertained senior citizens at nonprofit facilities and senior centers yesterday to kick off the United Way's annual fund-raising campaign in Howard County.Seniors citizens and county officials played bingo and danced the Macarena early yesterday at the Hickory Ridge Place and Owen Brown Place senior citizen communities in Columbia as part of the nonprofit organization's "Day of Caring," according to Toni Volk, director of the Community Partnership of Howard County, the local arm of the United Way.The Community Partnership hopes to raise at least $2.5 million in the county during this year's fund-raising drive.
June 22, 2004
Charles J. Storck Sr., a retired insurance adjuster and auto shop manager, died of kidney failure Sunday at the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The Parkville resident was 77. Mr. Storck was born in Baltimore and raised in Govans. He attended city public schools, from which he later earned his General Education Development certificate. During World War II, he served as a medic with the Army's 32nd Infantry Division in Guam, the Philippines and Japan. For more than 40 years, Mr. Storck managed automotive shops for area car dealerships, including Jerry's Chevrolet and Swartz Cadillac.
March 5, 2005
WILLIAM F, KIRKWOOD, III, 62, Wildwood Drive, Edgewater, died Wednesday at his home. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Mr. Kirkwood was active in scouting, and was active in Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Sea Scouts; an interest which he would continue throughout his life. He later served as a paramedic with the fire service, and served in the U.S. Army in Germany, attaining the rank of Spec 4 prior to discharge. He became a very successful agent with Nationwide Insurance in Maryland, and served on the Board of Directors of the Howard County, Maryland Farm Bureau, in addition to which he became the only non-farming President of the Bureau.
October 28, 2004
Evelyn T. Russell, a retired administrative assistant and homemaker, died of respiratory failure Friday at the Annapolis home of a daughter. The Arnold resident was 78. Born Evelyn Trimble in Richwood, W.Va., she moved to Annapolis in 1945. During the late 1940s and early 1950s, she was an administrative assistant for People's Insurance Co. and Nationwide Insurance Co. She was married in 1946 to Graham D. Russell, a Naval Academy nuclear engineer who died in 1994. After raising her family, Mrs. Russell returned to work in the 1970s and for a decade was an administrative assistant at Flowers By James, an Annapolis florist.
September 26, 1994
New positions* Storage USA, a Columbia-based real estate investment trust, has named Thomas E. Robinson president and chief operating officer.* Computer Data Systems of Rockville, has selected Thomas A. Green as executive vice president and named Mike H. Bennof, Douglas L. Christianson, James A. Reeves and Michael Watkins vice presidents.* McCormick & Co. appointed Cameron D. Savage managing director for McCormick Ingredients, Europe.Advertising and PR* Image Dynamics named Debi Wright production coordinator and graphic designer.
September 16, 2012
Catherine N. Hamilton, a homemaker and doll collector, died Thursday from lung cancer at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital in Randallstown. She was 75. The daughter of a coal miner and a seamstress, the former Catherine Norris Jones was born and raised in Williamsburg, Ky., where she attended public schools. Mrs. Hamilton came to Baltimore as a teenager and later worked for several years during the 1950s as a secretary for the Rowan Controller Co. in Westminster, manufacturers of electrical motor controls.