SERVICE AMERICA GIVES TO TREE OF LIFE
Service America Corporation's Eastern Zone President Peter S. Petrosian of Linthicum and District Manager Joseph S. Nalbone recently presented North Arundel Hospital with a $5,000 donation for its Tree of Life Sculpture.
The donation purchased a stone on the Tree of Life, which is inscribed with a note celebrating the food service company's 25-year association with the hospital, managing the Nutritional Services Department.
The Tree of Life is available to whoever wishes to memorialize a loved one with an inscription. A total of 300 leaves and 12 stones are available for inscriptions. Information: 787-4367.
THURSDAY NIGHT TARRY SET AT NORTH ARUNDEL
The Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce's Thursday Night Tarry will take place at North Arundel Hospital from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov.
29, in the hospital's third floor Conference Center.
Members of the Chamber of Commerce will be given tours of the hospital's newly-finished $22 million expansion program, and be provided with information regarding the hospital's services. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.
Reservations are requested by Nov. 27; admission is $4 in advance and $6 at the door. Information: 766-8282.
CONNECT-A-RIDE EXCEEDS PROJECTIONS
Through its first four months of operation, the Connect-A-Ride has surpassed ridership projections made by the Corridor Transportation Corporation.
CTC sponsors the public transportation system that serves the city of Laurel and portions of Anne Arundel and three other counties.
More than 59,000 passengers were carried by Trailways Commuter Transit, which operates the system -- an increase of 19,000 over the same period last year, and exceeding ridership expectations by 8,000.
OVER 30 BUSINESSES TO JOIN IN CAREER FAIR
More than 30 area businesses will participate in Anne Arundel Community College's Cooperative Education Program career fair, 10:30 a.m.
to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 5 in the lobby of the Career Center on the college's Arnold campus.
The event takes place in the middle of Cooperative Education Week (Dec.
3-7) at the college, and celebrates the success of the program, which has helped hundreds of students gain on-the-job experience in their chosen field in exchange for credit or a stipend.
An award will go to the employer who has hired the most Anne Arundel Community College cooperative education students. The college Careers Development Center will award two free dinners for two at an Annapolis restaurant to cooperative education students Mary A. McGinn of Annapolis and Karen Russo of Pasadena for their winning entries in a November cooperative education essay contest.
WOMEN'S NETWORK MEETING PLANNED
The YWCA Woman's Center's Annapolis Women's Network will meet Nov. 28 at a local business for a cocktail party.
The network is composed of professional women who meet once a month for the purpose of making business contacts. To be eligible to join the network, a woman must be employed in a professional or managerial position, own an established enterprise or private practice or be elected to a government position. The group is open to women who live or work in Anne Arundel County.
If you wish to attend the meeting and/or learn more about the network, contact the Woman's Center. Information: 269-4393 or 269-0378.
BREAKFAST TO FEATURE NEALL AS SPEAKER
Newly-elected County Executive Robert R. Neall will be the featured speaker at the Annual Anne Arundel Trade Council County Executive Breakfast from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Dec. 11 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, 210 Holiday Court in Annapolis.
The breakfast will give business people the opportunity to learn more about Neall's plan of action, as well as to express their concerns.
Registration is $22 per person and a non-perishable food item, new toy, or monetary gift for the Holiday Sharing program for needy county families.
For reservations or information, call the Trade Council. Information: 757-6709 or 974-4402.
MAKE YOUR HOLIDAY BUSINESS CONNECTION
A Holiday Business Connection, sponsored by the West Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce, will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Cambridge Commons Recreation Center, 2100 Blue Water Boulevard, in Odenton.
The Halle Companies will play the host for the mixer, and reservations are required by Dec. 4. Prospective members are welcome. Information: 672-3422.
WORKSHOP IN PR SET FOR NON-PROFITS
The Annapolis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will sponsor a workshop, entitled "Positive PR for Your Non-Profit Organization" from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Dec. 3, at the Annapolis Marriot Waterfront Hotel, 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis.
The five sessions are about an hour long each, and cover topics like publicity basics, communications materials, special events planning and media. Local public relations professionals will be on hand, and attendees will receive a workbook with information and sample news releases and media lists.