Maryland chamber sets second Vision Series
The Maryland Chamber of Commerce will hold its second Vision Series from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sept. 29 at Goldwell Cosmetics' main auditorium, 981 Corporate Blvd. in Linthicum Heights.
A panel of Maryland executives representing Bell Atlantic, Legg Mason, Wood Walker Inc. and Northrop Grumman will discuss how their companies benefit from participating in mentoring programs. The panel will provide a forum for business leaders to learn more about effective involvement in programs that link education to the workplace.
Cost of the program is $25 for chamber members and $50 for nonmembers. To register, call Kathleen McNally at the Maryland Chamber, 410-269-0642 or 301-261-2858.
Chamber's monthly mixer scheduled for Thursday
The Annapolis Anne Arundel County Chamber will hold its monthly After Hours Mixer from 5: 30 p.m. to 7: 30 p.m. Thursday at Country Inn and Suites, 2600 Housely Road, Annapolis.
The event is sponsored by Mellon Bank, Hospice of the Chesapeake, Anne Arundel County CASA and Country Inn and Suites. Cost is $15 at the door for members and $20 for nonmembers. Reservations: 410-268-7676.
Chamber Power Breakfast set for YMCA Camp Letts
The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber will hold its monthly Power Breakfast from 7: 30 a.m. to 9: 30 a.m. Sept. 22 at YMCA Camp Letts, 4003 Camp Letts Road, Edgewater.
The cost for members is $17 by Friday, $22 at the door and $27 for nonmembers. Reservations: 410-268-7676
Homes for America honored by Va. group
Homes For America, an Annapolis-based nonprofit housing development corporation, has been named Nonprofit Housing Developer of the Year by the Virginia-based Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers (HAND).
HFA has developed more than 2,100 affordable housing units in the mid-Atlantic states, 748 of them in Virginia. In making the award, HAND noted HFA's rehabilitation and preservation of 207 units of lower-income housing in Alexandria, Va.
HAND has more than 100 members, including nonprofit and for-profit developers, service providers, lenders, consultants and governmental agencies.
Noonan gets TWIN award for workplace contributions
Laurie Noonan of Whitmore Printing and Imaging has received the 1999 TWIN Honoree Award.
The award was presented to Noonan at the 1999 TWIN Dinner -- Tribute to Women and Industry -- held this summer in Annapolis. The event honors executive and professional women in Anne Arundel County who have made significant contributions to their workplace.
Their employers also are recognized for employing and promoting achieving women.
Noonan is a senior customer service representative at Whitmore, a full-service printer serving the Baltimore-Annapolis-Washington metro area.
She has worked for Whitman for five years.
Names in the news
Kimberly Becker Gomoljak, CPA, has become a stockholder of Design Teams Inc. Based in Annapolis, Design Teams Inc. provides administrative management for design firms such as McCrone Inc., which has five offices serving the mid-Atlantic region.
Donna Rachuba, of Glen Burnie was named manager of provider relations for the Managed Care and Integrated Services Department at North Arundel Hospital.