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By Sloane Brown | May 20, 2001
The table centerpieces in the Marriott Waterfront ballroom were composed around NFL footballs. Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick and NASCAR driver Kelly Sutton were the evening's honorees. It all signaled another winning "2001 Dinner of Champions" for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Maryland Chapter. Event chair JR Paterakis got into the spirit, as he coached (or was it coaxed?) some of the 600 guests into the ballroom for the award presentations and dinner. Among those following the game plan: David Modell, event co-chair; Frank Glorioso and Steve de Castro, event committee members; Steve Zentz, MS Society, Maryland Chapter board chair; Mark Dumler, John D. Ryder, James Little, Dr. Ken Johnson, Kevin R. Oster, Chris Scholtes and Tim Zulick, board members; Rick Smith, chapter president; Lynn Brick, Brick Bodies president; Bill Hellmann, RK&K Engineers partner; Grant Grasmick, Grasmick Lumber Co. president; Dr. Joyce Burd, York, Pa., rheumatologist; Dr. Peter Calabresi, University of Maryland Medical Center MS specialist; Krissy Edell, Comcast SportsNet senior account executive; Bruce Dunham, Morgan Stanley senior vice president; Alex Reynolds, H&S Bakery account manager; Dave Kelley, Aggressive Internet president; Brooke Ewing, Ralston Purina account executive; Tim Brown, Shoppers Food buyer; and Jim Austin, Buck Distributing Co. special projects manager.
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February 20, 2006
On February 16, 2006, KATHRYN M., loving wife of Dr. Nicholas J. Belitsos, devoted daughter of John Janos and the late Helen Emanuel, beloved mother of Peter, John, and Elena Belitsos, dear sister of Denise Koutsoftas and Christopher Janos. The family will receive friends in the Lemmon Funeral Home of Dulaney Valley, Inc., 10 W. Padonia Road (at York Road) Timonium-Cockeysville on Sunday from 2 to 5 P.M. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. with a Trisaghion on Monday at 7:30 P.M. Mrs. Belitsos will lie in state in the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation (Preston and Maryland Streets)
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FEATURES
By Ellen Hawks and Ellen Hawks,Evening Sun Staff | March 19, 1991
Current volunteers' news and needs:Multiple Sclerosis Society wants volunteers for its Super Cities Walk in Towson. Volunteers should meet from 2 to 4 p.m. March 23 in the conference center at Sheppard Pratt for orientation and training. Contact the society at 821-8626.United Way of Central Maryland's 1990 campaign took in a record $31,950,170, a 3.4 percent increase over 1989. The UN referred 2,500 volunteers to non-profit organizations as well as forming a Corporate Volunteer Council, a coalition of businesses which share employee volunteers for community service projects.
NEWS
December 29, 2003
On Friday, December 26, 2003, SUSAN A. LAWRENCE, 44, af ter a long and cou rageous battle with multiple sclerosis, beloved daughter of McEllen (Mackie) Lawrence and the late John H. Lawrence, Jr., sister of Dr. John H. Lawrence, III, Pat Kane, Terry Riordan and Jennifer Wright. Also survived by nine nieces and nephews. Susan was a graduate of Notre Dame Preparatory School and D'Airgon's School of Cosmotology and had worked at Stewarts and Hutzler's of Towson. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 30 at 11 A. M in the Lady Chapel of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.
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By Nancy Menefee Jackson and Nancy Menefee Jackson,Contributing sports writer | June 2, 1991
Cyclists who wanted 150 kilometers of countryside for the Dash-In/MS150 will get it this year in Carroll County.But along with Carroll's famed country atmosphere, they'll also get plenty of hills for the roughly 92-mile ride.Cyclists left Catonsville Community College yesterday and rode toWestern Maryland College in Westminster, where they spent last nightbefore riding back to Catonsville today.The event, which is in its eighth year, raises money to combat multiple sclerosis, a disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system of young adults.
NEWS
December 29, 2003
On Friday, December 26, 2003, SUSAN A. LAWRENCE, 44, af ter a long and cou rageous battle with multiple sclerosis, beloved daughter of McEllen (Mackie) Lawrence and the late John H. Lawrence, Jr., sister of Dr. John H. Lawrence, III, Pat Kane, Terry Riordan and Jennifer Wright. Also survived by nine nieces and nephews. Susan was a graduate of Notre Dame Preparatory School and D'Airgon's School of Cosmotology and had worked at Stewarts and Hutzler's of Towson. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 30 at 11 A. M in the Lady Chapel of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.
NEWS
October 5, 2003
County businesses hit by Isabel may be eligible for help Businesses in Harford County affected by Tropical Storm Isabel may be eligible for up to $1.5 million in assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Any business in Harford that has disaster damage may apply for a loan to help repair or replace property. Information about assistance from the administration can be found on its Web site, www.sba.gov. In Harford County, businesses can contact the Small Business Development Center at Harford Community College, 410-836- 4237.
BUSINESS
May 13, 2001
MRIS employees raise $4,000 at MS Society walk More than 30 employees of Metropolitan Regional Information Systems Inc., the multiple listing database used by real estate brokers, raised $4,000 last month at the Multiple Sclerosis Society's fund-raising walk in Frederick. Multiple sclerosis is a chronic central nervous system disease with symptoms ranging from fatigue and numbness in limbs to paralysis and loss of vision. According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, twice as many women as men have the disease and symptoms occur most often between ages 20 and 40. About 333,000 people in the United States have the disease.
FEATURES
By Laura Lippman | March 3, 1996
Ellen Franck couldn't have told you much about multiple sclerosis before she was diagnosed with it four years ago. But as soon as doctors figured out the cause of her bouts with fatigue and vision problems, she went straight to the Multiple Sclerosis Society and volunteered."
NEWS
April 21, 2002
Lane shifts, closures for I-95 bridge work to begin this week As part of the State Highway Administration's $6.8 million construction project to improve 10 bridges along Interstate 95 in Howard and Prince George's counties, traffic will be shifted along northbound I-95, north of Route 198, Tuesday, weather permitting. The shift will be in place for about a month. The bridges are structurally sound, the SHA says. The longevity and surface of the decks, or riding surfaces, will be improved with a new concrete-and-latex overlay.
NEWS
October 5, 2003
County businesses hit by Isabel may be eligible for help Businesses in Harford County affected by Tropical Storm Isabel may be eligible for up to $1.5 million in assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Any business in Harford that has disaster damage may apply for a loan to help repair or replace property. Information about assistance from the administration can be found on its Web site, www.sba.gov. In Harford County, businesses can contact the Small Business Development Center at Harford Community College, 410-836- 4237.
NEWS
By Ryan Davis and Ryan Davis,SUN STAFF | September 6, 2003
Sandra Williams had walked more than 20 miles before, but that was before her multiple sclerosis was diagnosed. She also had slept on a floor before, but that was back in high school. By this morning, though, the 43-year-old physical therapist will have done both again. And she will have 27 miles and one more stiff-backed night to go. Williams learned three years ago that she has the chronic disease of the central nervous system. "My legs and arms didn't work. I'm doing much better now," she said yesterday morning.
NEWS
July 20, 2003
Health Department plans child safety seat check The Carroll County Health Department will hold a child car seat safety check from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Westminster Target store. The safety check is sponsored by Safe Kids/CRASH Coalition. Staff will check for proper installation of seats and answer questions about car seats. The store is on Malcolm Drive at Route 140. Appointments are requested. Information: 410-876-4448. Multiple Sclerosis Society prepares for fund-raiser The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is preparing for its annual MS Challenge Walk Sept.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Sloane Brown | April 6, 2003
Multiple Sclerosis Society So, what was the first clue that this, "The 2003 Dinner of Champions," was quite the celebration? Perhaps it was the huge crowd, 1,400 more or less, of snappily attired folks who came to the hoopla thrown by the Maryland Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Or maybe it was the fantastical looking Marriott Waterfront Hotel ballroom. Each of the 140 dining tables sported a huge centerpiece, a tree-sized arrangement of tropical flowers sitting above a glass globe with live goldfish swimming around inside.
NEWS
April 21, 2002
Lane shifts, closures for I-95 bridge work to begin this week As part of the State Highway Administration's $6.8 million construction project to improve 10 bridges along Interstate 95 in Howard and Prince George's counties, traffic will be shifted along northbound I-95, north of Route 198, Tuesday, weather permitting. The shift will be in place for about a month. The bridges are structurally sound, the SHA says. The longevity and surface of the decks, or riding surfaces, will be improved with a new concrete-and-latex overlay.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Sloane Brown | May 20, 2001
The table centerpieces in the Marriott Waterfront ballroom were composed around NFL footballs. Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick and NASCAR driver Kelly Sutton were the evening's honorees. It all signaled another winning "2001 Dinner of Champions" for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Maryland Chapter. Event chair JR Paterakis got into the spirit, as he coached (or was it coaxed?) some of the 600 guests into the ballroom for the award presentations and dinner. Among those following the game plan: David Modell, event co-chair; Frank Glorioso and Steve de Castro, event committee members; Steve Zentz, MS Society, Maryland Chapter board chair; Mark Dumler, John D. Ryder, James Little, Dr. Ken Johnson, Kevin R. Oster, Chris Scholtes and Tim Zulick, board members; Rick Smith, chapter president; Lynn Brick, Brick Bodies president; Bill Hellmann, RK&K Engineers partner; Grant Grasmick, Grasmick Lumber Co. president; Dr. Joyce Burd, York, Pa., rheumatologist; Dr. Peter Calabresi, University of Maryland Medical Center MS specialist; Krissy Edell, Comcast SportsNet senior account executive; Bruce Dunham, Morgan Stanley senior vice president; Alex Reynolds, H&S Bakery account manager; Dave Kelley, Aggressive Internet president; Brooke Ewing, Ralston Purina account executive; Tim Brown, Shoppers Food buyer; and Jim Austin, Buck Distributing Co. special projects manager.
NEWS
By James Bock and Roger Twigg David Michael Ettlin of The Sun's metropolitan staff contributed to this article | May 28, 1991
A six-alarm fire early yesterday caused an estimated $3 million damage to a Baltimore County office building and resulted in minor injuries to five firefighters, fire officials said.Fifty tenants, including the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Maryland branch, Pinkerton Security and the National Voluntary Health Agencies of Maryland, were displaced by the blaze in the 1000 block of Taylor Avenue."The third floor was completely gone, and the structure was pretty shaky. There is a big crack down one side," said Dori DiVenti, executive director of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Maryland chapter, which has offices on the second floor.
NEWS
July 20, 2003
Health Department plans child safety seat check The Carroll County Health Department will hold a child car seat safety check from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Westminster Target store. The safety check is sponsored by Safe Kids/CRASH Coalition. Staff will check for proper installation of seats and answer questions about car seats. The store is on Malcolm Drive at Route 140. Appointments are requested. Information: 410-876-4448. Multiple Sclerosis Society prepares for fund-raiser The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is preparing for its annual MS Challenge Walk Sept.
BUSINESS
May 13, 2001
MRIS employees raise $4,000 at MS Society walk More than 30 employees of Metropolitan Regional Information Systems Inc., the multiple listing database used by real estate brokers, raised $4,000 last month at the Multiple Sclerosis Society's fund-raising walk in Frederick. Multiple sclerosis is a chronic central nervous system disease with symptoms ranging from fatigue and numbness in limbs to paralysis and loss of vision. According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, twice as many women as men have the disease and symptoms occur most often between ages 20 and 40. About 333,000 people in the United States have the disease.
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