Bowie Chamber Golf Tournament

The Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce and its Education Committee are sponsoring the second annual Jim Twigger Memorial Golf Tournament on Sept. 28. The cost of the tournament is $360 for a foursome and $90 for individual entrants. Cash prizes will be given to the person hitting a shot closest to the pin, hitting the longest drive and hitting a hole-in-one, and there will be a putting contest. Sponsorships may be obtained for $50, $100, $300 and $600. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the chamber and its Education Committee's Scholarship Fund. For more information, call 301-262-0920.

Kinderfest Needs Food Vendors

Kinderfest, an outdoor festival celebrating children, will be held at Watkins Regional Park from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 3. The program, sponsored by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, needs commercial food vendors to sell refreshments at the festival. For more information, call 301-249-1622.

Tobacco Group Seeks Proposals

The Prince George's County Tobacco Grant Workgroup seeks proposals from agencies or organizations whose mission directly supports the governor's executive order to "Conquer Cancer in Maryland" with the $1.7 billion tobacco settlement the industry is to pay the state over 10 years. The Workgroup will submit a package of proposals to the state addressing the prevention and treatment of smoking-related health problems in our community.

All interested parties must be 501(c)(3) organizations or government agencies and are asked to submit a two-page, typed, double-spaced proposal. Those interested also must include an agency federal tax identification number and a one-page description of the mission of the organization. All papers must be received no later than Friday by the Prince George's County Tobacco Grant Workgroup, 9201 Basil Ct., Suite 270, Largo, Md. 20774. For more information, call Hilda Pemberton at 301-883-2015.

Changes at Walker Mill Center

The Walker Mill Square Shopping Center, at Addison and Walker Mill roads, soon will offer merchants a new look and greater diversity. Beginning in 2000, the shopping center will become "Walker Mill Center." It will have a new logo and color scheme, as well as more lights in its parking lots and added greenery.

In addition, there will be several new businesses, including the Walker Mill Health Center, a full-service medical clinic, Vision Graphics, Select Electronics, Taste Budds and Southern Hickory Pit BBQ. The mall renovations also will include the addition of New Life Baptist Church and a McDonald's. For more information, call Jerry Clark at 301-249-6894.


The Business Notes section in the Aug. 11 edition incorrectly reported the date for a meeting on the Hazelwood "curatorship" project of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. The correct date is Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the historic property, 18611 Queen Anne Rd. For more information, call 301-454-1466.

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