Business Notes


October 21, 2002

Community service efforts to be honored with yacht cruise

Leadership Anne Arundel, a nonprofit community service organization, is sponsoring its first Celebrate Leadership fall cruise from 6:15 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday aboard the motor yacht Catherine Marie.

The event highlights the Organizational Trustee award, which recognizes a local organization that exemplifies community consideration through its business practices. This year, Comcast will receive the honor for its support of the community.

Tickets are $65 and include a cocktail reception. The Leadership Anne Arundel annual promotional publication will be given out after the cruise. Information: 410-571-9798.

Christmas in April elects officers for 2003

Christmas in April for Anne Arundel County Inc. recently elected its board of directors for 2003 at its annual meeting and dinner, which was held at Eastport Yacht Club.

New officers for 2003 are Maury Chaput, president; Patrick Pyles, vice president; John Yaremchuk, treasurer; and Jill Smith, secretary.

The officers and other board members will be preparing for a home-repair project Saturday for Make A Difference Day. The board members, who supervise more than 30 repair and ramp-building projects each year, will test their skills on a house in Eastport.

Information: 410-263-0405.

Tuccille publishes book on Greenspan

Severna Park resident Jerome Tuccille has written Alan Shrugged: Alan Greenspan, the World's Most Powerful Banker (John Wiley & Sons), about the chairman of the Federal Reserve.

Tuccille is the author of 21 books, including biographies on the Hunt family, Donald Trump and Rupert Murdoch. A financial writer and vice president at T. Rowe Price, he has worked in the investment field for 25 years.

Information: 410-345-3553.

Macintosh users group to hold meeting Saturday

The Annapolis Apple Slice, a club for Macintosh computer users and owners, will meet from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Severna Park branch library.

The program will feature a presentation by David Illig on making a digital video movie. A question-and-answer session on computer-related issues will precede the program.

Membership information: Kay Cave, 410-266-9752, or www.anna


Vice president: RGII Technologies Inc., an award-winning technology company headquartered in Annapolis, has named Matthew Murray vice president of its Enterprise Systems Solutions division, the largest of RGII Technologies' four divisions. Principal clients include the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Defense Information Systems Agency, the Coast Guard and the National Park Service. Murray lives in Bowie with his wife, Melanie, and their two children.

Top businesswoman: Pat Troy, Maryland Capital Chapter of the American Business Women's Association member and chapter adviser, was recently nominated as one of the top 10 businesswomen in the ABWA national division. Troy is CEO and president of Next Wave Group LLC and Bay Media. She is one of Maryland's Top One Hundred Women.

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