Chamber to hold membership class


October 07, 2007

The Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce will offer a "Membership 101" class with a program on marketing strategies at 9 a.m. Thursday at the chamber office, 312 Marshall Ave., Suite 104, Laurel.

The class will cover effective networking techniques, resources for expanding a business, ways to find new clients and tips on which events to attend to increase business.

The membership class and marketing program are free. Reservations are required.

Information: 410-792-9714 or 301-725-4000, ext. 102.

Job fair Thursday at Arnold campus

The Anne Arundel County/Anne Arundel Community College job fair will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway.

More than 1,500 job seekers and about 100 businesses including government agencies are expected to attend.

Job seekers should dress for interviews and have resumes and portfolios available.

A workshop on "How to Work a Job Fair/Networking" starts at 11 a.m. in Schwartz Building Room 200. Resume Doctors will be in the gym from noon to 4 p.m. offering three-minute resume checkups.

Information: www.MWE or 410-777-2764.

Entrepreneurship focus of conference

The E-nnovations 2007 Mid-Atlantic Entrepreneurship Conference will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday at the BWI Airport Marriott Hotel, 1743 W. Nursery Road.

The Paul S. Sarbanes Spirit Award Dinner, co-hosted by the former senator, will follow at 6 p.m.

The cost for the conference and the dinner is $95 for students, $145 for nonprofits; and $195 for businesses and others.

The cost for the Paul S. Sarbanes Spirit Award Dinner only is $85.

Information: 410-777-7057.

Businesswomen to meet Wednesday

The Maryland Capital chapter of American Business Women's Association will hold its monthly membership meeting from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Sheraton Barcelo, 173 Jennifer Road, Annapolis.

Cathy Nagorka, independent director of the Pampered Chef, will speak.

The cost is $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers at the door.

Information: 443-463-5913.

Bello Machre gets $2,250 donation

Annapolis Civitan Club No. 177 has presented Bello Machre with a check for $2,250.

Civitan Clubs are devoted to improving the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities.

BRAC symposium to be held Oct. 16

The Anne Arundel County legislative delegation and Merge Business Development Systems Inc. will host a symposium Oct. 16 to address opportunities for business owners created by the military expansion in Maryland.

A panel will discuss topics about the benefits and preparation of contracts related to the base realignment and closure process.

The symposium will be held at 6 p.m. in the Senate hearing room at the State House in Annapolis.

RSVP by Wednesday.

Information: 410-255-5411.

Foundation elects two new directors

The board of Ginger Cove Foundation Inc. has elected two new directors and officers for 2007-2008.

Courtenay Bass and retired Rear Adm. James Winnefeld joined the board.

Barbara Ullyot was elected president; retired Navy Capt. Roger Onorati was elected vice president; Robert Hoyt was elected treasurer; and Judith Duckett was elected secretary.

Ginger Cove Foundation is the fundraising component of Ginger Cove, a retirement community in Annapolis.

BWI partnership to hold breakfast

The BWI Business Partnership will hold its monthly signature breakfast meeting from 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Oct. 18 at the Holiday Inn BWI Airport, 890 Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum.

John B. Catoe, Jr., general manager of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, will speak.

The breakfast meeting is free for members and $40 for others. Reservations are required by Oct. 16.

Information: 410-859-1000 or

Compiled by Marcia Cephus

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