McCrone Inc. recently received a 2011 Large Project of the Year Award from the County Engineers’ Association of Maryland for work on the Worton Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and Effluent Land Application System in Kent County. The project team included Wayne Morris, director of public works, Kent County; Ryan Rangel, project manager, McCrone; and John Wathan, JLW Associates. McCrone, Inc. is a full-service civil engineering, land planning and surveying firm with offices in Annapolis, Centreville, Elkton and Salisbury.
Becker Morgan Group received two awards in the 2011 American Society of Interior Designers Maryland Interior Design Competition. A first-place award in the residential category for a custom home on the Eastern Shore was accepted by Louise M. Miller and Christopher L. Pattey. An honorable mention award in the Hospitality category for The Gateway Grand Residences in Ocean City was accepted by Miller.
Bryan LePage has been promoted to professional’s banking relationship manager for The Columbia Bank. In his new role, LePage will focus on providing banking services specifically designed to meet the unique needs of the community’s physicians, attorneys and other professionals. He previously was the branch manager of the bank’s Gateway Plaza Office in Columbia. LePage has been with The Columbia Bank since 2004.
TriColumbia, an endurance event production company, has formed a partnership with the Howard County Public School System to add triathlon instruction during elementary, middle and high school physical education courses. TriColumbia will collaborate with instructors for pilot triathlon (swim, bike, run) program for fourth-grade students at Hammond and Talbott Springs elementary schools, sixth-grade students at Burleigh Manor and Wilde Lake middle schools, and ninth-grade students at Glenelg and Long Reach high schools. The school system will provide instructional assistance, equipment and transportation.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene recently awarded a $20,000 grant to the Center for a Healthy Maryland, an affiliate of the Maryland State Medical Society, to provide skin cancer education to primary-care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners on the Eastern Shore, which has the highest incidence of melanomas in the state.
Bel Air Pediatric Dentistry recently opened an office in Bel Air to provide comprehensive dental care for infants, children and other patients through age 20 in a child-friendly environment by husband and wife Drs. Kapil Davar and Vidhima “Sheena” Davar. Both are members of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Maryland State Dental Association and Harford-Cecil Dental Society.