A Week In Business

A Week In Business

Realtors Sponsoring ScholarshipsBERLIN – The Coastal Delmarva Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors (WCR) has announced it will once again be awarding the Vicki Rinaldi and Betty Chafin Memorial Scholarships in 2009. The scholarship program is open to graduating seniors, college or trade school students from Worcester County, as well as children and grandchildren… Read more »

A Week In Business

A Week In Business

Scholarships AwardedOCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association-sponsored scholarships were awarded during the February dinner meeting last week at the Princess Royale Hotel.Diane Redman received the Kate Bunting Wor-Wic Community College Memorial Scholarship, named after one of the founding members of the OCHMRA. Michelle Sprague, a hard worker and student in pursuit of employment… Read more »

A Week in Business

A Week in Business

Two Earn CertificationBERLIN – The National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE) announced that Darlene Jameson, MPH, RD, LDN, and Linda Keplinger, RN, ABOC, achieved Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE®) status by successfully completing the Certification Examination for Diabetes Educators. Candidates must meet rigorous eligibility requirements to be able to take the examination. Achieving certification status… Read more »

A Week In Business

A Week In Business

Café To Offer State DessertWEST OCEAN CITY The Original Smith Island Cake Company announces the opening of its West Ocean City gourmet dessert and coffee café in early spring. Located in the Ocean City Factory Outlets, the Original Smith Island Cake Company café will offer slices of cake, whole cakes and gourmet designer cupcakes. Specializing… Read more »

A Week in Business

A Week in Business

Trade Shows Goes GreenOCEAN CITY – With all the recent buzz around the “greening of the industry,” the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association deemed it time to bring the topic to a local level. Coming March 8-9, the Association’s 35th Annual Spring Trade Show has been coined “Conserve While You Serve.” This annual tradition will feature… Read more »

A Week in Business

A Week in Business

New Administrator NamedBERLIN – Taylor Bank President and CEO Raymond M. Thompson has announced that Carl A. Vandivier has been promoted to Information Systems Administrator at the Main Office in Berlin. Vandivier joined Taylor Bank’s Computer Department in 1999. He earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Information Systems from Salisbury University Perdue School of… Read more »

A Week In Business

A Week In Business

Census Effort Plans HiringOCEAN CITY – The U.S. Census Bureau is already looking for job applicants to work for the 2010 Census. Peak hiring will be from February 2009 through the end of May 2010 for temporary assignments, most lasting 5 to 10 weeks.In Ocean City, the bulk of the positions available will be field-related,… Read more »

A Week In Business

A Week In Business

Selzer Appointed Resident DirectorWEST OCEAN CITY – The local office of Merrill Lynch in Ocean City has appointed a resident director this year. Christine Selzer has accepted the position. “I am very excited about leading the office of 10 financial advisors and four assistants,” Selzer said. Selzer will still actively service her currents clients with her… Read more »

A Week in Business

A Week in Business

AGH Eyes Magnet DesignationBERLIN –  Atlantic General Hospital is working toward being the third hospital in the state of Maryland designated as Magnet facilities.Fewer than 300 hospitals world-wide are currently recognized as having the Magnet Designation, the highest international recognition for nursing and clinical excellence, which is used as the ultimate benchmark to measure the… Read more »

A Week in Business

A Week in Business

Team Completes A FirstBERLIN – Atlantic General Hospital’s bariatric surgery team performed its first Laparascopic gastric banding procedure in early December, marking the end of 11 months of preparation and community education.In addition to the staff training and specialized equipment procurement that occurs when a new procedure is introduced, the hospital forged a relationship with… Read more »