Tayman is selected as chamber Business Person of the...

BUSINESS DIGEST

September 17, 2001

Tayman is selected as chamber Business Person of the Year

Dr. David Tayman, owner of Columbia Animal Hospital and a veterinarian, has been selected as Business Person of the Year by the Howard County Chamber of Commerce.

Chamber President and Chief Executive Officer Ken Williams also announced other winners of the 2001-2002 Acknowledgement of Chamber Excellence (ACE) Awards. They will be recognized at a luncheon Oct. 17 at Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville.

Other winners were Apple Ford, Large Business of the Year ; and Computer Solutions, GSD, Small Business of the Year.

The Jim Rouse Entrepreneurial Fund (JREF) was selected as the Non-Profit Business of the Year. The first Chairman's Award, for volunteer service to the chamber, will be presented to Andrea Paskin of Developmental Services Group.

David S. Iannucci, secretary of business and economic development for Maryland, will speak at the Business Recognition Luncheon on Oct. 17. The public is invited.

Information: 410-730-4111.

Agencies are sponsoring agricultural newsletter

The Howard County Economic Development Authority, the Department of Planning and Zoning and the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Service in Howard County are sponsoring a free agricultural newsletter, HOWARD Ag.

Its mailing list includes farmers, participants in the county's agricultural and environmental programs, agribusinesses, government agencies and agricultural organizations.

The newsletter will be online next month at www.howardag. com.

To receive a copy of the newsletter: 410-313-6500, or send e-mail to gmyers@hceda.org.

Farmers offered course in business management

The Agricultural Marketing Program of the Howard County Economic Development Authority will offer a free six-week business management course for farmers or those interested in farming who are considering an agricultural enterprise or diversifying one.

Classes will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning next month. Four sessions will be held at Carroll Community College in Westminster and two at the Center for Business and Technology in Columbia.

Information or registration: Ginger Myers, 410-313-6500.

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