Business Notes


December 17, 2006|By Marcia Cephus

Networking breakfast slated

The Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce will hold a joint networking breakfast with the West Anne Arundel County, North Anne Arundel and Greater Crofton chambers, and the Network Referral Group from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Four Points by Sheraton BWI, 7032 Elm Road.

Door prizes, a literature table and presentations will be featured.

The cost is $20 in advance and $30 at the door.

Information: 301-725-4000, Ext. 102.

Seminar focuses on dealing with people

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

The cost is $25 in advance.

Information: 410-266-3960.

Online pesticide training offered

The University of Maryland Cooperative Extension will offer an online private pesticide recertification training session from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.

It will be live via the Internet from the University of Maryland, and attendance will be tracked.

Registration is required by tomorrow.

Information: 410-222-6759 or 301-970-8250, Ext. 6759.

Arundel chamber has 80 new members

The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce welcomed 80 new members during its annual membership drive.

The new members will be listed in the membership directory.

Information: 410-266-3960.

Jamie Walsh has new role at firm

Graham Landscape Architecture of Annapolis has promoted Jamie Walsh, ASLA, to associate.

Walsh joined the firm in 2004 and manages all stages of the design process. His role has expanded to more responsibility in contributing to the direction of the firm, the cultivation of projects and the professional development of other staff members.

He is a graduate of Temple University.

Morris named vice president at Severn

Nicol Morris has been named vice president of retail banking for Severn Savings Bank.

Morris will be responsible for developing banking products and services, overseeing retail operations at Severn's three branches and increasing the bank's retail presence in the community.

She is a resident of Severna Park.

Northrop Grumman gets Boeing contract

Northrop Grumman Corp. has been awarded a contract from the Boeing Co. to upgrade Japan's four E-767 Airborne Warning and Control Systems aircraft.

The value of this contract could be as high as $73 million.

It calls for Northrop Grumman to provide four Radar System Improvement Program kits for the E-767 fleet, spare and repair parts, support equipment, technical publications, and documentation, services and related elements.

Caruso Homes collected donations

Caruso Homes, based in Crofton, collected toys and clothing this holiday season to benefit the Fredericksburg Thurman Brisben Homeless Shelter. Each family at this emergency homeless shelter in Virginia will receive wrapped gifts of toys for children and clothing for adults.

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