Business Notes


March 11, 2007|By Marcia Cephus

Signature Breakfast to feature Mikulski

Booz Allen Hamilton will sponsor the BWI Business Partnership's Signature Breakfast at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday at Four Points by Sheraton, 7032 Elm Road, Linthicum.

U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski will be the keynote speaker.

The breakfast meeting is free for members and $40 for others. Reservations are required.

Information: 410-859-1000.

Chambers to host after-hours mixer

The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly after-hours mixer in conjunction with the Greater Severna Park Chamber of Commerce from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Big Vanilla, 540 Ritchie Highway.

The cost is $10 in advance, $15 at the door and $25 for nonmembers.

Information: 410-266-3960.

Business leaders to be honored

The 2007 Comcast Business Hall of Fame and Annual Business Awards ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the BWI Marriott Hotel, 1743 W. Nursery Road in Linthicum.

The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will recognize business leaders in Anne Arundel County for leadership and success, and will induct several business leaders into the hall of fame.

Capital-Gazette Newspapers will present the Business Leader of the Year award

Tickets are $70 for members and $80 for nonmembers.

Information: 410-266-3960, ext. 101.

BWI chamber sets mixer, trade show

The Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking mixer and mini-trade show from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 20 at Dave and Buster's, 7000 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover.

Participants can promote their businesses and build relationships.

Display tables are available for $150 on a first come, first served basis.

The cost of the mixer is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers by March 20; $35 at the door.

Information: 410-792-9714 or 301-725-4000, ext. 102. For directions only, call 443-755-0113.

Gentry to lead development board

Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp.'s board of directors has elected Newton Gentry chairman for the coming year.

Gentry was a member of the board from 2000 to 2004 and was recently appointed by County Executive John R. Leopold.

He is director of materials program management at Northrop Grumman Corp.

Laurel trade group plans street festival

The Laurel Board of Trade is accepting applications from vendors, entertainers and parade participants to participate in its 27th annual Main Street Festival on May 12.

Participants can download applications from

Information: 301-483-0838.

Bello Machre picks Provan as a director

Julie Provan joined Bello Machre as its director of residential services. She replaces Penny Lynch.

Provan will be responsible for the leadership and management of the residential and nursing programs.

Provan holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Towson University and has more than 12 years of experience in the field.

Crownsville gets Antiques & Such

Antiques & Such, an antiques shop that is also a gift shop and a venue for the work of local artists and similar goods, has opened in Crownsville.

Antiques & Such, at 1397 Generals Highway, is open Tuesday through Friday from noon to 8 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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