Business Notes


April 09, 2006|By MARCIA CEPHUS

Owens announces new TV program

Anne Arundel County Executive Janet S. Owens announced a new program, Anne Arundel County Week in Review, airing on PEG channel 98, Fridays at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 6 a.m., 9 a.m., noon, 3 p.m., 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Anne Arundel County Week in Review will keep residents up to date on county news, sports, legislative reports, County Council updates, pet adoptions and current job openings.

The program airs on Comcast and Millennium cable networks.

WSSC retains AAA bond rating

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission retained its AAA bond rating after selling $100 million worth of 20-year Water Supply and Sewage Disposal bonds. The bonds were rated AAA by New York bond rating agencies Fitch Ratings, Standard & Poor, and Moody.

WSSC is among the 10 largest water and wastewater utilities in the nation, serving 1.6 million customers in Prince George's and Montgomery counties.

Show to benefit Bay Theatre group

Actors Rena Cherry Brown and Paul Danaceau and director Lucinda Merry-Browne announce a performance of The Gin Game by D.L. Colburn at 3 p.m. today.

The performance is a benefit for the Bay Theatre Company, West Garrett Building, 275 West St., Annapolis.

A $20 donation is suggested. Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. 410-268-1333.

Chamber schedules seminar series

The Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce is holding a four-part seminar, "Increase Sales: Learn to Network Like a Pro."

Part II of the seminar, "Three Key Moments in Conversations," will be from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Laurel office, 312 Marshall Ave., Suite 104. The cost is $20 for members in advance and $30 for nonmembers and members at the door. For more information, call 301-725-4000, ext. 102.

Resale store offers spring fashions

Chesapeake Treasures, a resale store to benefit Hospice of the Chesapeake, is selling spring fashions. The store is in the Park Plaza Shopping Center, 558-D Ritchie Highway in Severna Park. Store hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, with extended hours Thursday.

Hospice of the Chesapeake helps those who experience advanced illness or bereavement through hospice or other palliative care. For more information: 410-384-9260.

Chamber offers marketing strategies

The Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce will offer a Membership 101 class from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Laurel office, 312 Marshall Ave., Suite 104.

The event is free, but reservations are required because of space limitations. To register online, visit and go to "events." For more information: 301-725-4000 or 410-792-9714.

Family doctor plans open house

Dr. Ramona Seidel, an Annapolis family doctor, is celebrating the opening of her office in Annapolis. She will be holding an open house from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 20 at 530 Bellerive Drive.

Seidel obtained her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and completed her residency training in family practice at the University of California, San Diego.

Seidel specializes in treating patients from infancy through geriatrics. For more information: 410-349-2250.

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