Business Notes


July 30, 2006|By MARCIA CEPHUS

Chambers to hear about health plan

The Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce and the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce are offering a free informational session at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Show Place Arena, Winner's Circle Lounge, 14900 Pennsylvania Ave., Upper Marlboro.

The session is for representatives to give an overview of the CorridorCare Limited Health Care Benefits, a health care plan offered to members of the chambers.

Reservations are required.

Information: 301-725-4000, ext. 111.

Show to highlight home-based firms

Marley Station will host a home-based business show at 11 a.m. Saturday in the mall's Center Court, 7900 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie.

A showcase of local and national home-based businesses will be featured. The event will include samples, demonstrations, prize giveaways and more.

Home-based business consultants, representatives and advisers will be available for customers.

Information: 410-760-8900.

Consultants win feng shui review

The guidance department at the Center for Applied Technology North won the 2006 "Flow & Grow" business contest, the consulting firm Feng Shui at the Bay has announced.

CAT-North will receive a feng shui consultation.

The career and technology center in Severn services seven local high schools and one alternative high school.

Information: 410-969-3100.

Volunteer lawyers offer IRS help

The Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service is available to help low-income taxpayers file back taxes or face disputes with the IRS.

MVLS also handles landlord/tenant issues, consumer rights, denial of public benefits, wills, deed changes and name changes.

Services are funded by a grant from the IRS.

Information: 410-547-6537 or 800-510-0050.

TV host honored for getting message out

Laurel Cox of Abrakadoodle-Bowie/Annapolis was recognized with the Media Award for her ability to generate high-quality publicity at Abrakadoodle's second annual conference in Lansdowne, Va.

Cox is the host of a local cable television show featuring children's art activities.

Abrakadoodle is a national innovator in creative art education for children ages 20 months to 12 years old.

Information: 301-464-3007.

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