Business specialists from Anne Arundel Community College, the countyOffice of Economic Development and the Anne Arundel Trade Council will journey to England with business managers for business relations seminars during the week of May 16-24.
The cost is approximately $2,000, and includes air travel, hotel accommodations, breakfast and conference fees.
YMCA A GRYPHON CLIENT
Annapolis' Gryphon Associates Inc., a capital campaign and fund-raising firm, has recently added the Greater Baltimore YMCA to its list of clients.
The firm, which recently concluded the capital campaign for the Charles Carroll House in Annapolis, will handle the YMCA's $5 million capital campaign.
FROMAN ADDS 2 CLIENTS
Froman Productions, an Annapolis-based promotions firm, recently completed brochures and advertising materials for Medical Business Consultants and Arnold Electrolysis Center, two new clients.
The promotions company specializes in the marketing needs of small businesses.
BANK DONATES TO CHARITY
Second National Federal Savings Bank and its employees recently donated $702 to Bello Machre of Glen Burnie, a charitable, non-profit organizationwhich provides living opportunities for mentally handicapped people of all ages.
The money was earned through the bank's "casual day" fund-raiser, in which employees donated $1 to dress casually for work.
RED FEATHER ALE
D. M. Distributing Co. Inc. of Pasadena has begun distributing Red Feather Pale Ale, which is brewed by the ArrowheadBrewing Company of Chambersburg, Pa.
The brewing company, which started operation in November 1991, began its inaugural brew of Red Feather last December.
FORMAL DRESS SHOP OPENS
Marley Station shopping center has welcomed a new shop that will offer appropriate dress for any formal affair.
Smalls Formal Wear, offering over 100 tuxedostyles for sale and rental, recently opened in the Glen Burnie shopping mall. It will feature a complete line of men's formal accessories, from top hat to shoes and socks.
The new store also offers career apparel such as uniforms for movie theater ushers, chefs' hats and aprons.
HECHINGER PROJECT CENTER
The Hechinger location in Annapolis has become the newest store in the home improvement chain to be converted into a Hechinger Home Project Center, one of only three in Anne Arundel County.
The conversion targets do-it-yourselfers involved in major home improvement projects and features improvements to the location, including an innovative floor plan arranged around the six most common home improvement areas undertaken by do-it-yourselfers.
The new plan includes 35,000 square feet of outdoor space for garden and lumber material.
AAA RATES LOEWS HOTEL
Loews Annapolis Hotel has earned the AAA Four Diamond Award for the fifth consecutive year.
The award is one of the lodging and restaurant industry's mostprestigious honors. Less than 5 percent of nearly 29,000 AAA-rated properties will receive the award.
Loews Annapolis Hotel will open an Earthtones shop in the hotel April 15. Earthtones will feature many products created by developmentally disabled individuals. The shop will also carry newspapers, periodicals and other items.
The hotel, in Annapolis' historic district, is the only four-diamond hotel in the Annapolis and Chesapeake Bay region.
ITT COLLECTS DONATIONS
ITT Research Institute recently collected over 20 boxes of food and household items for the United Way Community Partnership of Anne ArundelCounty.
The boxes are distributed by the United Way to needy families in the Baltimore-Annapolis region.
The United Way Community Partnership allows businesses to contribute to the welfare of the communities they operate in.
Information: 974-2736 or 987-7602.