County Executive Jack Johnson to Host Common Ownership Conference

WI Staff | 5/20/2009, 10:07 p.m.

Prince George€s County Executive Jack Johnson and Delegate Aisha Braveboy will host the 2009 Homeowners Conference, €Associations Sustaining Livable Communities€ at Prince George€s Sports & Learning Complex in Landover on Sat., May 30.

This conference presents a unique opportunity to gain important information concerning common ownership communities, as well as networking with federal, state, county and municipal officials, government agencies, industry professionals and community associations.

The goal of the conference is to educate Prince George€s County homeowners of their legal rights under the Maryland Homeowner Association Act and consumer protection laws, to offer suggestions on effectively communicating with residents, and to provide resources and references for professionals and products beneficial to their respective associations. The conference will also address pertinent issues related to the need to have reserve funds, fidelity insurance, understanding code requirements, community safety and more.

This is a free event and is open to the public. To register for the conference, visit www.2009PGHOAConference.com, or contact Daria Bailey, program manager for Common Ownership Communities at 301-952-4729 or send an e-mail to DBailey@co.pg.md.us for more information.

First Lady Leslie Johnson Hosts Kick-off Business and Wellness Conference

The Prince George€s County Office of Central Services Minority Business Development Division (MBDD), the Prince George€s County Small Business Initiative (SBI) and Prince George€s County Women Business Owners (WBO) united to present the Fourth Annual, €It€s All About ME!€ Women€s Business and Wellness Conference on Tues., May 19 at the newly renovated 3400 Pennsy Drive, Landover, Md. facility.

Prince George€s County€s First Lady, Leslie Johnson, welcomed conference attendees renowned presenters, specialists and wellness experts. These experts were scheduled to include Life Coach and Social Networking expert, Terri Holley, MS CPCC and Women€s Comprehensive Health Specialist, Dr. Angela Marshall, M.D. FACP.

Cardiologist/Internist, Christine M. Bussey, M.D. was scheduled to deliver the keynote address and provide attendees with facts about the unique threat of heart disease facing all women, knowing the signs and symptoms, and how to protect themselves.

€This conference epitomizes what women business owners need and deserve,€ said WBO President and conference manager, Dawn Jackson. €Our unique and creative approach to delivering pertinent business information, while focusing on the importance of women€s health and wellness, culminates into a very powerful, gratifying experience.€

The conference engaged participants in business education, personal empowerment and health and wellness workshops designed to prepare women entrepreneurs for business challenges they may face, economic or otherwise.