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Fashion display features originals

The Centre at Glen Burnie and Baltimore City Community College's Business and Technology Division - Technology and Applied Arts Department is hosting a free fashion display featuring selections of designers' originals in women's fashions.

The collection consists of 20 designer pieces dating from 1960 to 1990.

The fashion display will be held through Feb. 28, with displays throughout the Centre.

The Centre at Glen Burnie is at 6711 Ritchie Highway.

Information: 410-766-6529.

Tech Council offers workshops

The Anne Arundel Tech Council will begin its Tech Focus workshop series.

The first series, "Tech Focus: Technology PR and Media Relations Panel," will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Riva Heritage Complex, 2660 Riva Road, Annapolis.

The panel is designed to give tech companies an edge on getting published by teaching what editors and reporters are looking for in a story, how to get quoted as an expert source, who to contact for specific stories, and media do's and don'ts.

The cost is $20 for members, $30 for nonmembers.

Information: 410-222-7410, Ext. 124.

Musical instrument donations collected

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and Music & Arts Center are collecting instruments for their annual instrument donation drive.

Those wishing to donate may drop off instruments in playable condition at the Annapolis Symphony Office, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. All donations are 100 percent tax-deductible.

The donation drive, started in 1999, has collected and distributed dozens of used instruments to Anne Arundel County music teachers for use in school music programs.

Information: 410-269-1132.

Hunan L'Rose receives award

Hunan L'Rose has been selected as one of the Odenton area's most outstanding restaurants and awarded the 2007 Golden Fork Award and official designation as a Gourmet Diners Society 2007 Restaurant of Distinction.

Selection for the award is based on professionalism in the field of food service, quality of food, customer service and hospitality.

Hunan L'Rose is owned and operated by Catalina Choy and is at 1131 Annapolis Road, Odenton.


Businesswomen to meet Feb. 7

The Maryland Capital chapter of the American Business Women's Association plans its monthly meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Sheraton Hotel Annapolis, 173 Jennifer Road.

Members and guests are required to wear red.

Registration for the meeting is required for guests and members by Wednesday.

The cost is $28 for members and $35 for nonmembers.

Information: 410-757-7057 for members, 443-790-7358 for nonmembers.

Seniors issues to be discussed

The Senior Provider Group will hold its next meeting at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 13 at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park.

Clare Whitbeck of United Seniors of Maryland will discuss legislative issues of importance to seniors.

Networking begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at 9 a.m.

Information: 443-223-0414.

Sensics wins competition

Sensics Inc. took home $50,000 as the top Maryland winner of the Defend America Challenge, the Chesapeake Innovation Center's national homeland security tech business plan competition.

Sensics, of Baltimore, specializes in various types of head-mount displays.

The competition was held Jan. 19 at the Loews Annapolis Hotel.

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