Business Notes

BUSINESS NOTES

September 18, 2005

Job fair is scheduled Wednesday at Fort Meade

The Fort Meade Morale, Welfare and Recreation fund will sponsor a job fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Club Meade, 6600 Mapes Road, Fort Meade.

The event is open to all job seekers and will feature 80 employers recruiting for a wide variety of jobs, from entry level to professional to administrative.

Job seekers should take several copies of their resume and be prepared to interview and meet prospective employers.

The job fair is co-sponsored by the State Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and Anne Arundel One Stop Career Center.

Those who do not have a Defense Department photo identification should enter through Route 175 at the Reece Road gate. Visitors must show vehicle registration and proof of insurance. All vehicles will be inspected.

Information: 410-674-5240.

Chamber sets networking, energy events this month

The Baltimore/Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce has announced its monthly activities.

Sept. 27: Membership 101 program, for members who want to learn to maximize their membership, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the chamber office, 312 Marshall Ave., Suite 104, Laurel. Free to members, but registration is required.

Sept. 28: Joint power networking breakfast with six other area chambers from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Crofton Country Club, 1691 Crofton Parkway. For directions only, call 410-721-3111. Door prizes, a literature table and presentations will be featured. The cost is $20 in advance and $30 at the door.

Sept. 29: Energy co-op information session from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the chamber offices to start a second electric cooperative and add a gas cooperative. Free to members. Registration is required.

Sept. 29: Business networking mixer from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 8341 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia. Door prizes and a literature table will be available. For directions only, call 410-750-3700. The cost is $12 in advance and $22 at the door.

Information: 410-792-9714 or 301-725-4000, ext. 102.

YWCA to hold meeting, reception on Sept. 29

The YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County will hold a business meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at the CALT Building, Room 100, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway, Arnold.

Peggy Sanchez-Mills, chief executive officer of YWCA USA, will be the speaker.

A reception for Sanchez-Mills will be held at 6 p.m., with cash bar and buffet. A business meeting at 7 p.m. will include a vote on proposed constitutional changes at the association, volunteer awards, staff recognition, and induction of the new board of directors, after Sanchez-Mills' presentation.

The cost is $35 for the reception and $10 for the meeting. Reservations are required.

Information: 410-626-7800, ext. 102.

Young professionals group plans events this month

The Young Anne Arundel Professionals, a social club primarily for single professionals to make new friends and share camaraderie, has announced its programs for the rest of the month:

Tuesday: 6 p.m., Piazza Italia, Glen Burnie.

Saturday: 8 a.m., Golden Corral at Arundel Mills for breakfast.

Sept. 27: 7 p.m., Texas Roadhouse in Pasadena.

Information: 410-757-4922.

Glen Burnie Bancorp to pay 14-cent dividend

The board of directors of Glen Burnie Bancorp, parent company of the Bank of Glen Burnie, declared a regular dividend of 14 cents per share of common stock, payable Oct. 7 to stockholders of record Sept. 23.

As of Sept. 8, Glen Burnie Bancorp had 2,046,606 common shares outstanding with about 500 shareholders of record.

The company has assets of $315 million.

First Night Annapolis names general manager

The board of directors of First Night Annapolis has named Claire Kiehle of Glen Burnie as general manager.

She will be responsible for all the daily operations of the area's New Year's Eve family celebrations. She has been a full-time employee of First Night Annapolis since 2004, previously serving as office manager of the nonprofit organization.

Last parcel sold at Annapolis Tech Park

St. John Properties Inc. (formerly MIE Properties Inc.) has sold the final parcel of land at Annapolis Technology Park, a $25 million mixed-use park at Riva Road and Harry S. Truman Parkway in Parole.

Baywood Hotels Inc., a privately owned hotel company in the Mid-Atlantic, purchased 2.3 acres at the park's southeast corner for a 126-room Hilton Garden Inn.

Last spring, Caruso Homes purchased 10 acres at the park's southwest corner for a gated, luxury townhouse community.

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