April 1, 2001
Kathy Hammel promoted to media buyer at Rosse Kathy Hammel of Westminster has been promoted to media buyer at Rosse & Associates Inc. of Sparks. Rosse is a full-service advertising, marketing communications and public relations firm. Hammel has been with Rosse for eight years, previously as executive assistant and office manager. She attended the University of Southern Mississippi and is a graduate of Commercial College in Shreveport, La.
December 6, 1990
The Alliance for a Drug-Free Annapolis has named Stephanie Dean Parks as its assistant executive director and Mary Ann McHenry as its office manager.Parks received a bachelor of arts degree in education and rehabilitation services from George Washington University in 1986. She has worked professionally in the areas of substance abuse education and treatment, criminal justice and special education.As assistant director, Parks will help to coordinate activities and work with volunteers and community groups to further the philosophies of the Alliance.
December 31, 1997
William 'Neil' Taylor, 74, office managerWilliam C. "Neil" Taylor, a longtime office manager, died of respiratory failure Dec. 24 at the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation and Extended Care Facility. He was 74.For 20 years, the Baltimore native was a general manager for Raymond Geddes & Co., a school-supply firm. He retired in 1985. Earlier, he was a manager for Garrett Buchanan Paper Co.Mr. Taylor, who graduated from Calvert Hall College high school in 1941 and attended Loyola College, was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Army Air Forces and was a pilot from 1943 to 1946.
October 2, 2002
Box office personnel walked off their jobs at the Mechanic Theatre yesterday, hours before the opening of the season's first show, 42nd Street. The breakdown with Local 868 of the union that represents ticket sellers for the Mechanic concerns the status of the box office manager, said David M. Anderson, president of the theater management group of Clear Channel Entertainment. Clear Channel believes the managers should be exempt from the union, Anderson said. However, Walter Cahill, an International Alliance of Theatrical State Employees official, played down that issue, saying, "It's an economic strike.
February 21, 2012
The Social Security Administration office at 110 West Road in Towson will officially relocate to the fourth floor of 28 Allegheny Ave., next week. The final day the office will be open on West Road is Friday, March 2. The new office will be open for business Tuesday, March 6. Office hours at the new location will remain weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free parking is available to Social Security office visitors on the fifth floor of the parking garage on Washington Avenue.
December 31, 2003
Isabel T. Cover, a homemaker, volunteer and former office manager, died in her sleep Saturday at Blakehurst Life Care Community in Towson. She was 87. Born Isabel Tunstall in Baltimore and reared in Mount Washington, she was a 1934 graduate of Western High School. She made her debut in 1936 at the Bachelors Cotillon. The longtime Wyndhurst Avenue resident worked from 1965 to 1975 as office manager for Dr. Elliott Randolph, a Baltimore ophthalmologist. An animal lover, Mrs. Cover had served several terms as a member of the board of the Baltimore Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
July 19, 2002
Frank G. Sraver, a retired accountant and office manager, died of a cerebral hemorrhage Saturday at Ridgeway Manor Nursing Home in Catonsville. He was 81. The 30-year Catonsville resident was born in the city and reared in East Baltimore. He graduated in 1938 from Southern High School and earned his bachelor's degree in business from the University of Baltimore in 1942. During World War II, he served with the 8th Air Force as a staff sergeant. He was discharged in 1945 and returned to Baltimore, where he joined the accounting firm of Wooden and Benson.
October 13, 1994
Sue Pakulla appointed sales office managerSue Pakulla of Ellicott City has been appointed sales office manager in Eldersburg for O'Conor, Piper & Flynn.Ms. Pakulla is certified in real estate brokerage management and as a career development specialist. She is a member of the Carroll County Board of Realtors.Bob Berndt joins Saval FoodsBob Berndt has joined Saval Foods in Dorsey to coordinate its expansion from deli to full-line food service distribution.He spent more than 5 years as the vice president and owner/partner in General Foods.
July 17, 2004
Virginia S. Freeman, a retired office manager and financial adviser, died of lung cancer Wednesday at the Blakehurst Life Care Community in Towson, where she lived for the past four years. The former Guilford resident was 88. Born Helen Virginia Smith in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park, she graduated in 1935 from Western High School and attended Strayer Business College. She was a Glenn L. Martin Co. secretary in the 1950s and an office manager for a food brokerage for another 15 years.
February 10, 2004
Helen Taustin, retired office manager for a chain of Ocean City-based candy stores, died of Alzheimer's disease Thursday at the Berlin Nursing Home. The Ocean City resident was 94. Born and raised in New York City, she moved to Baltimore in the late 1940s and worked with her brother, Sam Taustin, at the old Pixie Shoppes pizza and submarine sandwich carryout on Greenmount Avenue. She was also involved in management of the Pappy's Beef and Beer chain. Miss Taustin spent part of the year in Ocean City, where she was office manager for Candy Kitchen and managed her family's nightclub, the old Blue Dahlia at Ninth Street and the Boardwalk.