Business Digest


February 21, 2005

Dinner to celebrate foreign-born business people in Howard

Howard County will celebrate the achievements and contributions of its foreign-born business community May 11 at the third annual American Success Awards Dinner at Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville.

The event is sponsored by the Foreign-born Information and Referral Network, in partnership with Howard County government, the Howard County Economic Development Authority and the Howard County Chamber of Commerce.

Nominations are being sought for the award. Nominees must be foreign-born with a successful business in Howard County, and must have made a significant contribution to their ethnic or general community.

The awards will be presented at the May dinner.

Nominations are due by March 15. For information or to request a nomination form: Roy L. Appletree, 410-992-1923, ext. 11.

HCC to hold job fair March 11 in Columbia

In cooperation with the Howard County Chamber of Commerce, Howard Community College will hold its annual Spring Job/Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 11 in the college's Burrill Galleria, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia.

Representatives from 80 businesses and organizations will be available to discuss employment opportunities, accept applications and schedule interviews.

Participants can also bring resumes for review by the college's career counselors, and will be able to gain access to the HCC Jobs On-line Web-based database.

Admission is free and open to the public. Information: 410- 772-4840, or www.howardcc. edu/career/jobfair.htm.

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