Business News

March 15, 2013

Gas prices are on the rise again. Years ago, most gas stations were full service. For the uninitiated, this meant that a service-station att-endant would come out, wash the windows of your car, check the fluid levels and fill up your tank, after hearing “filler-up,” followed by either “regular” or “unleaded.” Enough with the awkward CONTINUE »

JCS program prepares teens to enter the job market
BY David Snyder
January 18, 2013

Nina Knoche can’t help but laugh at some of the things she’s witnessed from young adults during job interviews she has conducted. Knoche, who owns and operates Sofi’s Crepes in Owings Mills, says she’s seen run-of-the-mill hiring turnoffs such as poor English, shoddy attire and slouching. However, she was even morebewildered when one teenage applicant CONTINUE »

BY Elliot D. Lasson
January 18, 2013

At the Jewish Federation of North America’s recent GA, one of the many interesting and informative presentations I attended was “The Strategic Importance of Succession Planning.”  This is a salient topic not only in the federation world, but also for non-profits and even within the corporate sector. Leadership always has been a passion of mine CONTINUE »

January 18, 2013

The Westminster branch of Morgan Stanley donated 15 fleece blankets to Carroll Hospital Center last month. Douglas Velnoskey, senior vice president  at Morgan Stanley in Westminster, and Coleen Kramer Beal, registered associate of the Velnoskey Group at Morgan Stanley, presented the colorful blankets to staff in Carroll Hospital Center’s pediatric department. The blankets were handmade CONTINUE »

January 18, 2013

A total of $17,000 was raised last month for Carroll Hospice services during the Carroll Hospital Center Auxiliary and Carroll Hospice’s A Season to Remember. The week-long celebration included a range of events to honor and memorialize special people, cherished loved ones and pets during the holidays. Also part of the event was the Festival CONTINUE »