New 7-Eleven store opens in Silver Spring
More than 200 people attended the grand opening of a new 7-Eleven Jan. 17 at 12257 Tech Road in Silver Spring. The owner, Elias Woldu, owns another 7-Eleven store in Hyattsville.
Silver Spring chamber holds February events
A breakfast sponsored by the Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce will be held 7:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Feb. 14 at Eggspectation, 923 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring. To register, call 301-565-3777.
A mixer sponsored by the Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce will be held 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at Three Keys Music-Studio East, 8121 Georgia Ave., Suite 900, Silver Spring. To register, call 301-565-3777.
Lecture on higher education
A lecture titled ‘‘Higher Education in the Global Economy” featuring Norman Augustine, former CEO and chairman of Lockheed Martin Corp., will be held 2 p.m. Feb. 15 in Montgomery College’s Theatre Arts Arena, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. For more information, call 301-279-5357.
Learn how to write a business plan
A free business seminar titled “Writing a Winning Business Plan“ and presented by the Rockville Library, Business Information Center, and SCORE, counselors to American business, will be held 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 20 in conference room 2 at the Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. Register at the library or call 202-272-0390.
County chamber sponsors upcoming events
A free introduction to the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce will be held 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday in the chamber office, 51 Monroe St., Suite 1800, Rockville. To register, contact Regina Borkoski, email@example.com or 301-738-0015.
A workshop titled ‘‘Business Continuity Planning for Pandemic Influenza,” and sponsored by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce will be held 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 7 at the Universities at Shady Grove, 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville. For more information, e-mail Regina Borkoski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A training session on emergency preparedness sponsored by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce will be held 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Feb. 13, at the chamber office, 51 Monroe St., Suite 1800, Rockville. To register, call 301-738-0015.
Technical job fair open to all
A community job fair open to all job seekers and sponsored in part by the State of Maryland, Department Labor Licensing and Regulation and the Fort Meade Morale Welfare and Recreation will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 7 at Club Meade, 6600 Mapes Road, Fort Meade.
Sixty-three employers will recruit for more than 4,000 positions in a variety of high-tech areas dealing with computer technology.
Job seekers should bring several copies of their resumes, dress appropriately and be prepared to apply for jobs and meet prospective employers. There are no fees for job seekers to attend.
For more information, call Jerome Duncan at 410-674-5240.
Promotions, new hires
Amdex Corp. of Silver Spring promoted Gene Kelly to vice president of operations.
The International Center for Language Studies in Washington, D.C., named Shirley Sheung of Silver Spring a program assistant in its foreign language division. Previously, Sheung taught English at the College Frederic Mistral in France.
Social & Scientific announces promotion
Social & Scientific Systems Inc. of Silver Spring promoted June Mickens to chief administrative officer, succeeding Mary Tondreau, who is retiring. Mickens, who joined the company in 2005 as director of organizational communication, previously was deputy director of the Washington, D.C., Child Support Services program and deputy executive director of the National Association of Black Accountants. She has been a lecturer in family law at the Howard University School of Social Work.
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