Business Mixer

Regional ledger

May 13, 1991

The Anne Arundel Trade Council and Anne Arundel Medical Center will sponsor a business mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 14 at the Anne Arundel Medical Park, Health Education Center Auditorium, Medical Parkway and Jennifer Road, Annapolis.

For Trade Council members, registration is $11 at the door. Registration for non-members is $20. For reservations and additional details, contact the Anne Arundel Trade Council. Information: 757-6709 or 974-4402.

USA COMING TO CABLE

Jones Intercable of Anne Arundel County, which serves Anne Arundel County north of Route 50, will launch USA Network on May 15 on channel 24.

USA Network screens movies, old shows, children's programs, sporting events and more.

WWOR New York, currently on channel 24, will move to channel 40, bumping C-SPAN 2, which will move to channel 45, bumping Country Music Television.

Information: 987-3900.

NEWS ON DISABIILITIES ACT

Health professionals, educators, business representatives and consumers will gather at Anne Arundel Community College from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 17 for a conference on "The Americans with Disabilities Act: Impact and Implementation."

The conference, sponsored by the college and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, will take place in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on the college's Arnold campus.

The focus will be on the development and contents of the act and its impact in various areas. The act is due to take effect in July 1992.

The cost is $45 to Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene employees and $60 to allothers. The price includes the program, lunch and refreshments.

Information: 541-2784.

APPRENTICES HONORED

The Anne Arundel-Southern Maryland Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors will be recognizing the graduates of a four-year apprenticeship training programat 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, at La Fountaine Bleu, 7514 South Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie.

The 17th annual graduation recognizes the 50 students who have successfully completed four years of classroom instruction in their trade and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training. Honor students will be recognized during the event for their academic achievements.

Space is limited and registration is required. Information: 267-0347.

NEALL LAUDS COMPANIES

County Executive Robert R. Neall commended four Anne Arundel County companies during the kickoff of Small Business Week last week.

Barton Ceilings & Commercial Interiors Inc., Business Systems Management Inc., Crosby Communications Inc. and Samuel Meisel and Co. Inc. were winners of the Venture Award, an annual business recognition program jointly sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Office of Economic Development and the Greater Baltimore Committee.

The companies winning the award have employed 24 additional people during the past year and have made investments of over $5 1/2 million in equipment and facilities.

Information: 222-7410.

ATLANFED ADDS BRANCH

Atlanfed Bancorp Inc. and Atlantic Federal Savings Bank, its wholly owned subsidiary, announced that Atlantic Federal Savings bank has acquired a branch of First Federal Savings Bank of Annapolis from the Resolution Trust Corp., 3005 Solomon's Island Road, Edgewater.

Atlantic Federal Savings Bank intends to expand in a profitable manner. The Edgewater office provides Atlantic Federal with a new growth market.

SEVERN GRAPHICS IS 15

Severn Graphics recently celebrated its 15th anniversary. The custom photo lab and commercial artist business has been in Glen Burnie since 1976.

CPA FIRM PASSES REVIEW

Stewart, Waddell & Co., P.A., a CPA firm with offices in Annapolis, has successfully completed an independent peer review of its accounting and auditing practice. The reviewers concluded that the firm complies with standards set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the national professional organization of CPAs.

ANNAPOLIS BOOK AVAILABLE

The Annapolis Book, in its second year, is now available as a collectors edition.

This year, thebook emphasizes the city's cultural appeal, with paintings from thevarious galleries, a directory of museums and galleries and a story about the music and entertainment that gives Annapolis vitality.

The book is available in all the local bookstores, including many locations throughout the county.

Information: 626-1111.

MORE SERVICE FROM BWI

As the summer travel season begins, a number of airlines at BWI are adding service, both domestic and international.

Icelandair and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines are increasing flights beginning June 22.

TWA has announced plans for daily flights from BWI to London, beginning June 1, with continuing service to Frankfurt, Germany.

USAIR will offer three daily non-stops to Montreal and continue two daily non-stops to Ottawa.

Within the United States, American has upgraded its commuter service to Raleigh-Durham to jet service. And, as of June 14, Continental will have daily non-stop jet service to Houston. Pan Am has announced its jet entry at BWI with non-stop service to Miami, beginning June 15.

USAir, BWI's hub carrier, has addednon-stop flights to Atlanta; Burlington, Vt.; and Daytona Beach, Melbourne and Sarasota, Fla. USAir Express and USAir commuter will add non-stop service to Ithaca and Newburgh, N.Y.; and Greebrier, W.Va.

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