Procurement fair to be held Wednesday at...


Procurement fair to be held Wednesday at Fort Meade

The eighth annual procurement fair sponsored by the Baltimore/Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Fort Meade Officers' Club.

Participating agencies include the U.S. Department of State and Small Business Administration, Maryland Department of Transportation, Anne Arundel County, Montgomery County, Howard County, the Mass Transit Administration, Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., and Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.

The attendance fee is $20 for chamber members and $30 for nonmembers. Information: 410- 301-725-4000 or 410-792-9714.

Veterinary blood bank schedules open house

The Eastern Veterinary Blood Bank, which provides blood components and transfusion supplies to 48 states, will hold an open house from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at its new -- and larger -- facility at 808 Bestgate Road in Annapolis.

The company recruits individual pet owners, kennels, hunt clubs and breeders to commit to at least a year of donations, with a total of no more than four to six times per year.

In exchange, the animals receive free blood work and physical exams, and free access to blood supplies in the event they are needed.

Pet owners are invited to the open house, which will feature refreshments and giveaways. Information: 410-224-3527.

'Value Investing Seminar' offered by Jaycees, firm

A "Value Investing Seminar" will be offered by the Annapolis Junior Chamber of Commerce and the investment firm of Tweedy, Browne Co. from 6: 45 p.m. to 8: 45 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Eastport Annapolis library.

The presentation will provide basic concepts and detailed information on successful investing. Information: 1-800-JAYCEES.

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Vernon Hustead has passed the landscape architecture review exam and is now a registered landscape artist. He is a senior planner with the offices of Sigma Engineering in Annapolis. North River Forest, a residential project designed by Hustead, recently won the Excellence in Forest Conservation and Land Development Award promoted by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Projects the firm is working on include Holy Family Catholic Church, Cantina D'Italia restaurant and the Camden Hills residential subdivision.

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