Transportation efforts topic of job seminar
"Using Partnerships For Better Business" is the topic of a seminar to be presented by the Maryland Job Service Employer Committee from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Oct. 21 at the Business and Workforce Development Center, Ritchie Court, Suite 305, 877 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.
The seminar will feature Janet McGlynn, National Transit Resource Center director; Ruth F. Silverstone, Maryland Transportation Authority director of inter-agency programs; and Danielle Matland, Annapolis Department of Transportation director. They will discuss government transportation initiatives to help companies recruit and retain employees.
Cost is $10 per person. Information: 410-974-7589.
Six steps to business to be taught in workshop
Service Corps of Retired Executives Chapter 390 will conduct a workshop, "How to Start and Manage Your Own Business," from 6: 15 p.m. to 9: 30 p.m. Oct. 19 and 20 in the first-floor training room at the Heritage Office Complex, 2660 Riva Road, Annapolis.
Speakers will present six key steps toward starting a business. The fee is $35. Information: 410-266-9553.
Two sessions offered on business marketing
The Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce is offering a series of classes on "Getting the Competitive Edge" in marketing a business, with sessions scheduled from 11: 45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 26 and Nov. 30 at the chamber offices, 312 Marshall Ave., Suite 104, in Laurel.
The topics will be "Paper to Product: Utilizing the Corporate Look" on Oct. 26, and "Product to Press: Playing the Corporate Name Game" on Nov. 30.
Each session costs $10.
Information and registration: 410-792-9714.
Names in the news
Jeffrey L. McKnight of Annapolis has been named to the board of directors for Hospice of the Chesapeake. McKnight has more than 30 years of experience in the information and telecommunications field and is executive vice president of operations and client services at Usinternetworking Inc. of Annapolis.
Eric Chick of Annapolis has joined the staff of Annapolis National Bank. He will work with the residential mortgage department.
Michael Hamby has been named executive chef for the Phillips Annapolis Harbor restaurant. Hamby, a certified executive chef, is responsible for operating the restaurant's two kitchens, as well as food preparation and presentation.