Business Digest


March 24, 2003

Transportation workshops planned for employers

Howard Transit and Commuter Solutions of Howard County will sponsor three free Transportation Alternatives Workshops for employers interested in finding reliable transportation solutions for their employees' commutes.

Resources offered by the county and alternatives that reduce traffic congestion and pollution will be discussed.

The workshops are scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. April 16 at the Gateway Building; 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. May 7 at the Savage branch library; and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 21 at the offices of the Howard County Chamber of Commerce.

Reservations are required by Friday of the week before the workshop.

Information: 410-313-3130, or e-mail commutersolutions@

Spring Job/Career Fair to be held at HCC

Howard Community College, in cooperation with the Howard County Chamber of Commerce, will hold a free Spring Job/Career Fair from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday in the college's Galleria, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia.

Representatives from many fields will discuss employment opportunities, accept applications and schedule interviews. Participants can take resumes for review and gain access to the "HCC Jobs On-Line" Web-based search system.

Information: 410-772-4840, or fair.htm.

Leadership program is seeking applicants

Leadership Howard County is accepting applications for its next session. The program trains accomplished, enthusiastic people and enables them to create a network of leaders in the county.

The program is designed to acquaint potential private and public sector leaders with every aspect of Howard County life: education, health services, culture, philanthropy, economics and government.

Candidates who live or work in the county, are willing to become involved in enhancing the quality of life in the county and have demonstrated leadership and hold positions of responsibility will be given priority.

Applications must be returned by June 6.

Information or to request an application: 410-730-4474, or

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