<lst>To have an item listed free in The Potomac Almanac, send mail to 10220 River Road, Suite 303, Potomac, MD 20854, e-mail to, or fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is Thursday at noon for the following week’s paper. Photos and artwork encouraged. Unless otherwise noted, all events are in Potomac. If you have any questions, call Miguel Koropecky at 703-917-6407.

Power Networking Breakfast- network with area business people at Timpano's Italian Chophouse,12021 Rockville Pike, June 7 from 7:30 —9 a.m. Please RSVP by June 6, members: $15 with RSVP, $20 at the door, breakfast not included, prospective Members: $20 with RSVP, $25 at the door. Call 301-424-9300.

Surviving and Thriving in the World of Work, at the Montgomery County Commission for Women, 401 N. Washington Street, Ste 100, Rockville, June 7 at 6:30 p.m. $10. Call 240-777-8300 or visit

James S. Tisch, President and CEO of Loews Corporation and Chairman of the Council of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, will be the recipient of the Ninth Annual David Ifshin Memorial Award Thursday, June 9, at 7:30 p.m. This program entitled, "A Conversation with James. S. Tisch," will provide an informal setting for the audience. Admission is free and open to the public. Congregation B'nai Tzedek, is located at 10621 South Glen Road. Call Brittany Doane at 301-299-0225 ext. 301 or email

Carolyn W. Colvin, director of the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, has been named one of Maryland's Top 100 Women. The annual award recognizes the outstanding achievements of women who reside in Maryland. Colvin, an Olney resident, has served as director of Health and Human Services since March 2003, managing a department of 1,400 employees.