Job fair expected to draw nearly 40 organizations...

Arundel Business Digest

February 21, 2000

Job fair expected to draw nearly 40 organizations

Nearly 40 companies, government agencies and other prospective employers have registered to participate in a job fair planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 10 in the gymnasium at Anne Arundel Community College's Arnold campus.

The free fair, open to all job-seekers, will include seminars on interviewing techniques and resume writing -- and participants may bring copies of their resume to the fair to apply for jobs.

Sponsors of the fair include several state and county agencies for labor and work force development, the Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce, the county YWCA and the college.

If the college is closed because of inclement weather, the job fair will be canceled. Information: 410-424-1329 or 410-974-7589.

Entrepreneur group plans stress management talk

Michael H. Kahn, a personal coach and licensed psychologist specializing in stress management for entrepreneurs, will be guest speaker at a luncheon meeting of Entrepreneur's Exchange at 11: 30 a.m. March 1 at the Crab Cake Factory, 1803 West St., Annapolis.

Kahn is director of Mind-Body Resources at Psychological Associates in Severna Park, where he provides clinical services.

Entrepreneur's Exchange is a nonprofit organization founded in 1985 to provide encouragement, support, education, information exchange and marketing exposure to owners of small businesses or individuals with entrepreneurial spirit. Cost of the luncheon is $25 for nonmembers, and $18 for members with reservations or $20 at the door. Information: 410-647-8167, or val@womcom.org.

Public relations group to discuss Liberty Tree

The Annapolis-Anne Arundel Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will have a luncheon meeting at noon Thursday at Red Hot and Blue, Old Mill Bottom Road, Annapolis.

Jeff Bishop, vice president for advancement at St. John's College, will discuss the public relations challenges surrounding the demise of the 400-year-old hurricane-damaged Liberty Tree on the campus in the fall and how the college handled inquiries from media around the world.

The cost is $18 for members and $25 for others. Information: 410-626-2102.

Workshop to offer tips on how to start a business

A one-day workshop on "How to Start and Manage Your Own Business" will be held from 8: 45 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 21 in Annapolis by Chapter 390 of the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE).

Six key steps toward starting a business will be presented by six experienced "hands-on" speakers during the program in the Chesapeake Room of the Heritage Office Complex at 2664 Riva Road.

The SCORE chapter also has scheduled a one-day workshop on "Selling to the Government" from 8: 45 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 28 at the same site. It will focus on the market for government procurement and how to sell goods and services to the federal government with emphasis on Department of Defense requirements.

The fee for each program is $35. Information: 410-266-9553.

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