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April 15, 1992
Jones Intercable Inc. received the National Cable Television Association's Seal of Good Customer Service recently from County Executive Robert R. Neall.Jones Intercable was awarded the seal in recognition of its yearlong performance of high-quality service to its customers.A buffet luncheon and a brief ceremony were conducted at the company's office in Gambrills.SENIORS PROGRAMS VIDEOThe county Department of Aging offers a videotape explaining programs and services available to county seniors.
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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | April 9, 2014
Cockeysville-based Epic Pharmacies Inc. said Wednesday it is searching for a CEO and president to replace Angelo Voxakis, who plans to retire at the end of the year. Voxakis, a longtime advocate for community pharmacies and a pharmacy owner, has led the national network of independently owned pharmacies for 16 years. The company has formed an executive search committee. Epic has grown from 300 member pharmacies to 1,500 since Voxakis joined the co-op of community pharmacies. Membership in Epic Pharmacy Network Inc., which offers centralized contracting services, also has grown, from 280 to 2,200 stores.
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NEWS
March 8, 1994
Anne Arundel County's Office of Human Services will offer a resource workshop today to members of the clergy to explain the programs and services available to them and their ministries."
NEWS
January 24, 2014
Sunday, Jan. 26 Child care fair Howard County's Department of Citizen Services Preschool/Child Care Information Fair, "Children On Board," will be held from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. at Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Lane in Clarksville. Admission is free, but attendees are asked to bring a nonperishable food item to donate to the Howard County Food Bank. Fair will provide parents, guardians, grandparents and child care personnel with information on child care, preschool and summer programs, as well as the opportunity to talk with teachers and program directors. Representatives from community service organizations that offer programs and services to the county's youngsters will also attend.
NEWS
By Diane Mullaly from the files of the Howard County Historical Society library | October 29, 1995
25 years ago (week of Oct. 18-24, 1970) It was announced that a new cable TV system would serve Columbia, beginning in January 1971. The system would be built and operated by Time-Life Broadcast. It would offer 18 channels, including some experimental programs and services.50 years ago (week of Oct. 21-27, 1945) The Howard County Council of Homemakers held its annual Achievement Day at Ellicott City High School. The morning was devoted to a business meeting and election of officers. The afternoon's program included informative presentations and entertainment.
NEWS
December 16, 1990
WESTMINSTER - Linda S. Harder has recently been appointed to the newly created position of vice president for planning and marketing at Carroll County General Hospital.Recognizing the need to create a formal marketing department to better inform the public of hospital programs and services, the hosspital created the position to initiate and maintain a systematic marketing program as well as to augment and coordinate the CCGH public relations efforts and the work of the CCGH Foundation.Among the functions of Carroll County General Hospital's Planning and Marketing department are strategic and program planning, medical staff development planning, and promotion of hospital programs and services.
BUSINESS
By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | April 9, 2014
Cockeysville-based Epic Pharmacies Inc. said Wednesday it is searching for a CEO and president to replace Angelo Voxakis, who plans to retire at the end of the year. Voxakis, a longtime advocate for community pharmacies and a pharmacy owner, has led the national network of independently owned pharmacies for 16 years. The company has formed an executive search committee. Epic has grown from 300 member pharmacies to 1,500 since Voxakis joined the co-op of community pharmacies. Membership in Epic Pharmacy Network Inc., which offers centralized contracting services, also has grown, from 280 to 2,200 stores.
NEWS
March 18, 2005
The Anne Arundel Family YMCA will host a "YMCA Cabaret" at 8 p.m. tomorrow at Anne Arundel Community College. The black-tie event, which costs $100 a person, will feature entertainment throughout the evening, as well as acts that showcase jazz, theater, opera and dance. It will also have hors d'oeuvres, drinks and a silent and live auction. Proceeds will benefit the YMCA's Strong Kids Annual Giving Campaign, which assists children who cannot afford Y programs and services. Information: Lana Smith, the Y's executive director, at 410-760-4980, Ext. 223, or at lanasmith@ymcamd.
NEWS
By John Rivera and John Rivera,Staff Writer | February 22, 1993
County Executive Robert R. Neall is to take his show on the road this week to hear what his constituents have to say about programs that should be saved and those that should be cut as he reorganizes county government.Mr. Neall wrote to community leaders in late January informing them of the four meetings and asking them to attend and list their priorities for the county's budget for the 1993 fiscal year, which starts July 1.The county executive pointed out that this will be the first budget to be affected by the property tax cap, which is expected to cost the county $10 million in lost revenue.
NEWS
June 13, 1991
Rosalie S. Abrams, director of the Maryland Office on Aging announces the statewide availability of a unique computer program. This program, known as Benefits Outreach and Screening Software, is designed tolink senior citizens to programs and services for which they may qualify.BOSS is a software program developed for the Maryland Officeon Aging by the U.S. Health Cooperative, with the assistance of a grant from the Abell Foundation. Maryland is the first of only four states to provide this service to seniors statewide.
NEWS
By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | March 4, 2013
Jonathon Rondeau, who recently ran an Upper Malboro training center for people with disabilities, has taken the reins at the Family League of Baltimore. Rondeau, who worked most recently as the chief program officer at Melwood Horticultural Training Center, said his initial goals include better using data to measure the effectiveness of the league's work. The nonprofit works to enhance the well being of the city's children, youth and families. "I look forward to working with Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, public agencies and the Family League partners to ensure that children, youth and families have equal opportunities to live, learn and grow equipped with the tools and resources they need to go on to college, career and successful lives," Rondeau said in a statement.
NEWS
January 24, 2007
Maryland's Department of Juvenile Services has long been an agency in limbo - with many reforms either stalled or abandoned. It's Gov. Martin O'Malley's turn now to push for meaningful progress. And whomever he picks to head the agency - as well as other top-ranked appointees within it - should be experienced and committed to implementing smart policy and operational changes that can save more troubled youths. In any given year, more than 30,000 young Marylanders come in contact with DJS, and less than 20 percent are placed in one of the agency's secure facilities.
NEWS
March 18, 2005
The Anne Arundel Family YMCA will host a "YMCA Cabaret" at 8 p.m. tomorrow at Anne Arundel Community College. The black-tie event, which costs $100 a person, will feature entertainment throughout the evening, as well as acts that showcase jazz, theater, opera and dance. It will also have hors d'oeuvres, drinks and a silent and live auction. Proceeds will benefit the YMCA's Strong Kids Annual Giving Campaign, which assists children who cannot afford Y programs and services. Information: Lana Smith, the Y's executive director, at 410-760-4980, Ext. 223, or at lanasmith@ymcamd.
NEWS
By Rona S. Hirsch and Rona S. Hirsch,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 21, 2004
Like dancers in a backstage chorus line, participants kicked and turned to every command. While some giggled or caught their breath amid the intricate steps of the Bump, the Hustle and the New Jersey Skate, the group held steadfast as Shirley Duncan instructed them to "bump to the left, bump to the right." Although closer in generation to Fred Astaire than to John Travolta, the 23 eager participants are members of Urban Line Dancing, one of many programs offered at Florence Bain Senior Center in Columbia.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Sloane Brown | November 7, 1999
The Chimes agency rang in some 2,000 music lovers, and $325,000, at its fund-raising benefit at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The event featured a reception and a concert by opera star Jose Carreras.Even before the internationally renowned tenor took the stage, a buffet in the lobby hit the perfect pitch for opera aficionados such as Terry Perl, president and CEO of the Chimes; Eileen Levine, Elaine and Alvin Katz, Judith Martinak, and Susan and Gary Talles, event co-chairs; Allan Levine, the Chimes' board chair; Steve Kramer and James Phillips, board members; Hal Dahan, the evening's honoree; Dr. Cesar Castillo of St. Agnes HealthCare; Marc Winner, president of F. P. Winner Ltd.; Steve Gigliotti, VP and GM of WMAR-TV; Arlene Mandel, manager at the dental office of Feldman, Sachs & Fitzgerald; and Janice Altman, fitness-wear distributor.
NEWS
By Ernest F. Imhoff and Ernest F. Imhoff,SUN STAFF | May 12, 1998
The Chimes and Intervals, two nonprofit groups serving children and adults with mental retardation, have merged operations to provide better service and save operating costs.Under the sole leadership of Terry Allen Perl, president and chief executive officer of Chimes, the groups will work together to complement their experiences with different types of clients.The groups will keep their names and boards."We merged to enhance programs and services and to provide more cost-efficient administrative support," said Mary "Terry" Chapman, who was chief executive officer of Intervals and remains as its chief operating officer.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Sloane Brown | November 7, 1999
The Chimes agency rang in some 2,000 music lovers, and $325,000, at its fund-raising benefit at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The event featured a reception and a concert by opera star Jose Carreras.Even before the internationally renowned tenor took the stage, a buffet in the lobby hit the perfect pitch for opera aficionados such as Terry Perl, president and CEO of the Chimes; Eileen Levine, Elaine and Alvin Katz, Judith Martinak, and Susan and Gary Talles, event co-chairs; Allan Levine, the Chimes' board chair; Steve Kramer and James Phillips, board members; Hal Dahan, the evening's honoree; Dr. Cesar Castillo of St. Agnes HealthCare; Marc Winner, president of F. P. Winner Ltd.; Steve Gigliotti, VP and GM of WMAR-TV; Arlene Mandel, manager at the dental office of Feldman, Sachs & Fitzgerald; and Janice Altman, fitness-wear distributor.
NEWS
By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | March 4, 2013
Jonathon Rondeau, who recently ran an Upper Malboro training center for people with disabilities, has taken the reins at the Family League of Baltimore. Rondeau, who worked most recently as the chief program officer at Melwood Horticultural Training Center, said his initial goals include better using data to measure the effectiveness of the league's work. The nonprofit works to enhance the well being of the city's children, youth and families. "I look forward to working with Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, public agencies and the Family League partners to ensure that children, youth and families have equal opportunities to live, learn and grow equipped with the tools and resources they need to go on to college, career and successful lives," Rondeau said in a statement.
NEWS
By Diane Mullaly from the files of the Howard County Historical Society library | October 29, 1995
25 years ago (week of Oct. 18-24, 1970) It was announced that a new cable TV system would serve Columbia, beginning in January 1971. The system would be built and operated by Time-Life Broadcast. It would offer 18 channels, including some experimental programs and services.50 years ago (week of Oct. 21-27, 1945) The Howard County Council of Homemakers held its annual Achievement Day at Ellicott City High School. The morning was devoted to a business meeting and election of officers. The afternoon's program included informative presentations and entertainment.
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