Group to Host Seminar
On Personal Performance
The Baltimore/Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce invites the business community to a seminar, "How To Manage Personal Energy to Sustain High Performance," from 8 to 9:30 a.m. tomorrow. Linda Girdner will lead the event. The chamber's office is at 312 Marshall Ave., Suite 104, Laurel. The cost is $10 for members who pay in advance; $20 for nonmembers and members who have not prepaid. Call 301-725-4000.
Plans Educational Session
The Prince George's Hispanic-Latino Chamber of Commerce will host a seminar, "Partnering For Economic Development," from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Prince George's Community College, 6505 Belcrest Rd., Suite 200, Hyattsville. Participants will include representatives from the college, the U.S. Small Business Administration's Washington Metropolitan Area District Office, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development and the Prince George's County Economic Development Corp.
The purpose of the event is to educate small businesses about resources that are available from federal, state and local organizations. The session will also give business owners an opportunity to network and make new contacts. Registration is required. Call 301-683-2125 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
To Address Retirement
The Prince George's Chamber of Commerce, Columbia Bank and the Hampton Inn in Largo will host a breakfast titled "Boost Retirement Savings for Small-Business Owners," from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. next Thursday at the Hampton Inn, 9421 Largo Dr. West, Largo. John Burke, an account executive with Hartford Life Insurance, will discuss retirement savings plans that small-business owners can use when preparing financial futures. The cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Reservations are required; call 301-731-5000.
To Move to Greenbelt
Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson has announced that Internosis Inc., a privately held information technology services firm, will relocate from Arlington to Greenbelt in the fall. The Prince George's County Economic Development Corp. participated in the incentives package that involved a $20,000 conditional loan to the firm.
The move is expected to bring 170 jobs to the county. "Internosis's decision to move to Prince George's County from Virginia demonstrates that we are a competitive location for high technology business," Johnson said. Internosis provides technical services to help clients make better use of Microsoft products.
During Visit, Hoyer
Praises Lanham Firm
U.S. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) recently visited with more than 300 employees of Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC) in Lanham, one of the world's largest independent computer sciences firms. Hoyer discussed the innovative technological advances that have led to important federal partnerships and how the company's work contributes to a better Prince George's County.
One of CSC's first major contracts involved the support of a NASA computer system that collected telemetry data from unmanned lunar and interplanetary probes. It went on to win an even larger contract with NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt. CSC is also working on a project for the Internal Revenue Service.
The company employs about 90,000 people in 80 countries and ranks in the Fortune 500 list of top U.S. corporations, offering services in 15 different industries.
-- Compiled by GERRI MARMER
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