Business Notes


November 19, 2006|By Marcia Cephus

AACC offers lecture on business budgets

Anne Arundel Community College will offer a lecture from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. tomorrow in Room 242 at the Career Center, 101 College Parkway, Arnold.

"Funding Your Business and Preparing a Budget and Pro forma Financial Statements" will teach how to manage a successful budget.

The cost is $10 general admission and free to AACC students and employees. Reservations are required.

Information: 410-777-2066 or

Seminar's focus will be marketing

The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will offer a seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Small Business Development Center, 2660 Riva Road, Suite 200.

It will be presented by Hollis Minor of The Minor Group. The topic will be "Assessing Your Marketing -- Are You Getting Your Money's Worth?"

The cost is $25 with paid advance registration.

Information: 410-266-3960, Ext. 105.

Seminar scheduled on starting business

SCORE Chapter 390 will conduct its flagship seminar on "How to Start and Manage Your New Business" at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday at the Big Vanilla Athletic Club, Community Meeting Room, 1209 Ritchie Highway, Arnold.

The seminar will feature six industry experts speaking on topics such as how to write a business plan, business entities and record-keeping, risk management, marketing and sales, financial factors and sources of capital, and the library and other resources.

The cost is $60 and includes lunch. Registration is required.

Information: 410-266-9553.

Ten inducted into food hall of fame

Ten new members were inducted into the Maryland Food Industry Hall of Fame during a ceremony held at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum.

The inductees were Bill Ewing (Maryland Food Bank), Louis Fanaroff (Magruder Holdings), Steve Favazza (Schmidt Baking Co.), Elliott Friedman (Burris Logistics), Herb Halperin (Herbert Halperin Distributing Corp.), Charles Hofmeister (Food Fair and A&P), Odonna Mathews (Giant Food), Brice and Shirley Phillips (Phillips Seafood Restaurants), and Richard Rogers (Wilkins-Rogers, Inc.).

The Hall of Fame honors those who have made a significant contribution to the food industry in Maryland. Selection to the Hall covers all segments of the food industry, from manufacturing to retail.

Information: 410-269-1440.

Crosby Marketing receives awards

Crosby Marketing Communications received six Thoth Awards at a recent program sponsored by the Washington, D.C., chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.

Crosby received first place in the following categories: Public Service Announcements-Radio, Special Events and Observances, and Web Site.

Crosby also received the Certificate of Excellence in the following categories: Public Service Announcement-Television, Feature Stories and Unconventional Tactics.

Information: 410-626-0805.

Tech Council honors seven

The Anne Arundel Tech Council honored seven companies and technology leaders at its annual Tech Awards program.

The highest honor, the Legend's Circle Award, went to Lockheed Martin's Integrated Systems & Solutions and William A. Badger Jr., former president and CEO of the Anne Arundel County Economic Development Corp.

Under Defense Holdings Inc. received the Innovator Award; PharmAthene Inc received the Tech Company of the Year Award; Comcast received the Good April Company Award; Steve Oxman received the Good Apple Individual Award, and outgoing County Executive Janet S. Owens received the AAEDC Gold Coast Award.

Information: 410-222-7410 Ext. 124.

Community earns accreditation

Ginger Cove, an Annapolis life-care retirement community, received CARF-CCAC accreditation for another five-year term.

The Continuing Care Accreditation Commission and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities have merged and state that an organization that receives a five-year term of accreditation has voluntarily put itself through a rigorous peer review process and demonstrated to team surveyors, during an on-site survey, that it is committed to conforming to CARF-CCAC's accreditation conditions and standards.

Information: 800-299-2683.

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