Target donates $5,000 to children's cancer group The...

Business Digest

February 07, 2000

Target donates $5,000 to children's cancer group

The Children's Cancer Foundation Inc. was the recipient of a $5,000 donation from Target Stores on Friday at the Target district office in Columbia. The company will donate more than $1 million to nonprofit organizations across the country this year.

The children's Cancer Foundation Inc. is a local nonprofit group that raises money for area hospitals to fund equipment, facilities, research and support programs for children affected by cancer.

Scan International will open sixth showroom in Columbia

Scan International, a Rockville-based furniture retailer with five locations in the Baltimore-Washington region, has announced the grand opening of a sixth showroom in Columbia.

The new showroom will be at 6515 Dobbin Road, Columbia.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony, with Howard County Executive James N. Robey and Richard Story, executive director for the Howard County Economic Development Authority, will be at 10 a.m. March 10.

Atlantis Seafood & Grill opens in Harper's Choice

Atlantis Seafood & Grill Restaurant opened Jan. 29 in the Harper's Choice village center, between Papa John's Pizza and Uniphoto.

The restaurant, owned by Bobbi Alipanah, offers dinner and luncheon specials, a cocktail bar with big-screen television, live piano music and a happy hour. Carryout will be available, with free delivery for orders of more than $40.

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Ron C. de Leos has been promoted to general manager of Computer Solutions GSD Inc., a Columbia-based, full-service computer consulting company owned by Caroline and Chuck Sherman. De Leos will continue as senior network engineer and administrator, his job title since 1997. He will oversee sales and manage field technicians.

Jean Quattlebaum, manager of O'Conor, Piper & Flynn's career counseling department and an Ellicott City resident, presented the company's Guaranteed Income Plan at the ERA International Business Conference in Paris. The plan allows real estate sales staff to complete course work while receiving a monthly advance against future earnings. O'Conor, Piper & Flynn ERA (Electronic Realty Association, a holding company), is owned and operated by NRT Inc.

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