Publicity for nonprofits to be topic of seminar The...


October 01, 2001

Publicity for nonprofits to be topic of seminar

The Cultural Arts Foundation of Anne Arundel County Inc. has planned a workshop, "Publicity and Marketing Tips for Nonprofit Organizations," from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday in the conference room at the Conte Building, 116 Defense Highway.

The workshop, which will focus on publicity opportunities in radio, television and promotional videos, will feature Adele Rush, director of artworks for Maryland Public Television; Melissa Owens, station manager of radio station WYRE and the host and producer of the TV show Friends and Family; and Christa Grim, director of public relations company Watermark Communications Inc.

The program is free to all nonprofit organizations connected with arts, history and educational programs in Anne Arundel County.

Information: 410-222-7949.

Chambers of commerce plan networking breakfast

The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will hold a joint business exchange breakfast from 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Oct. 18 at Stampede Steakhouse, 8015 Fort Smallwood Road, Pasadena.

Participating organizations include the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce, Greater Crofton Chamber of Commerce, Greater Severna Park Chamber of Commerce, Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce, Pasadena Business Association and the West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce.

Participants will have the opportunity to network and promote their businesses. Cost for members is $12 if payment is received by Oct. 12 or $18 at the door. Cost for nonmembers is $25. Reservations: 410-268-7676, Ext. 110.


Real estate: The Severna Park office of Coldwell Banker Stevens, Realtors offers a free seminar, "Getting Started in Your Real Estate Career" from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at 484-C Ritchie Highway. Information: 410-647-5800.

Estate planning: The Annapolis law firm of Hyatt Peters & Weber has scheduled estate planning workshops for 4 p.m. tomorrow at the firm's office, 1919 West St., Annapolis. The workshop will focus on estate tax planning for individuals with assets of more than $675,000 and couples with assets of more than $1.35 million. Information: 410-841-0002.

Business association: Pasadena Business Association will hold a general membership meeting at noon Wednesday at Kurtz's Beach. The cost is $12 for those with reservations and $15 for those without. Information: 410-987-4887.

Business expo: The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual business expo from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Radisson Hotel in Annapolis. Admission to the expo is $5 or free with an admission ticket. More than 55 local businesses will exhibit. Information: 410-268-7676.

Commerce workshop: The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will hold a workshop, "Using the Internet to Best Serve Your Business," Oct. 12. Another workshop, "Using Act! 2000 and QuickBooks," will be held Oct. 19, and "A Tour of Microsoft Office" is scheduled for Oct. 26. All workshops are from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and are held at the chamber offices, 151 West St., Annapolis. The cost is $15 per workshop, or $40 for all three. Information: 410-268-7676, Ext. 110.

SCORE workshop: SCORE Chapter 390 will conduct a workshop, "Using the Internet for Business," from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Chesapeake Room of the Heritage Office Complex, 2664 Riva Road, Annapolis. The course will teach participants about the Internet, business applications and Internet tools. The fee is $45. Registration: 410-266-9553.

Crab feast: The Maryland Job Service and the Greater Severna Park Chamber of Commerce will hold a crab feast from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Severna Park Elks 2482 building, Truck House and Jennings roads, Severna Park. The event will feature all-you-can-eat crabs, soup, fried chicken, hot dogs, salads, dessert, beer and soda. The cost is $30. Information: 410-315-8873.

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