Transportation Talk

The Prince William-66 Partnership is holding its annual reception today at the GTE Auditorium on the George Mason University Prince William Campus, 10900 University Dr. in Manassas, from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Transportation Secretary Shirley Ybarra will speak about the transportation infrastructure of western Prince William County.

For more information, visit the partnership's Web site, at

Writing Business Plans

A workshop on writing a successful business plan is being offered from 7 to 10 p.m. today at the Flory Small Business Development Center Inc., 10311 Sudley Manor Dr. in Manassas.

The workshop will be presented by Rob Amsler, of F&M Bank-Northern Virginia.

There is a $25 charge for materials and refreshments. For more information, call the center at 703-335-2500.

Coffee Time

The Prince William Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Business Before Hours from 8 to 9 a.m. tomorrow at the Marina & Cafe at Leesylvania State Park, off Neabsco Road in Woodbridge.

All chamber members and guests are invited to the free event.

To make reservations or for more information, call 703-590-5000.

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