Starbucks Opening

Benefits Special Olympics

At the recent opening of a new Starbucks coffeehouse in College Park, a company official presented a $1,000 check to the Special Olympics program in Prince George's. Kevin Malachi, senior vice president of the county Economic Development Corp., was on hand for the event. The store, at Baltimore Avenue (Route 1) and Knox Road, is the second Starbucks coffeehouse in College Park and the 13th in the county.

Business Roundtable

Gets Three New Members

The Greater Prince George's Business Roundtable, a nonprofit group that works to encourage business and investment opportunities in the county, announced that it has three new members: Col. John Pray of Andrews Air Force Base, Dean Wilson of Wood Partners in Vienna and the Rev. John Jenkins Sr., pastor at First Baptist Church of Glenarden.

Two original members have left the organization: Gary S. Murray, founder of HumanVision LLC; and real estate executive John Pyles of Washington Management Development Inc.

Moone to Be Installed

As Chamber Chairman

The Prince George's Chamber of Commerce will host its 2005 Annual Meeting & Inaugural Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. next Thursday at Martin's Crosswinds in Greenbelt. Michelle L. Moone of the Moone Group in Lanham will be inducted as the chamber's new chairman. Individual tickets are $65 for members and $80 for nonmembers. For more information, call 301-731-5000.

-- Compiled by ARUNA JAIN

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