The Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce will hold a business card exchange from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at New Windsor State Bank, 1001 Twin Arch Road.
Local business people, members and nonmembers, are invited to take their cards to the networking event.
The chamber will hold its fifth annual membership drive and networking event from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at Century Ford on Twin Arch Drive.
Free shredding available Saturday
Torn2Shredz, an on-site document destruction company based in Mount Airy, will offer free shredding from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at its new office at 3860B Twin Arch Road.
Donations collected will directly benefit the victims of the Sept. 2 Main Street fire. Half of the proceeds will go to benefit the Mount Airy Main Street Association Emergency Revitalization Fund, and half will go to the Mount Airy Disaster Relief Fund to help families that lost their homes and personal belongings.
All residents who bring their confidential papers and documents to Torn2Shredz will receive free shredding. The first 35 pounds (approximately one storage box) will be shredded free. Additional paper will be shredded for a minimum donation of 40 cents a pound.
There will be a 175 pound limit per person or family so that as many people as possible can be accommodated.
Bead store to mark first anniversary
Two Busy Beads, a bead store, will celebrate its one-year anniversary from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at 1437 Liberty Road, Eldersburg.
Bargains, games, prizes and a silent auction will be featured. Ten percent of gross sales will be donated to the Claudia Mayer Breast Cancer Foundation.
The store offers small classes for novice to advanced bead workers, Delica beads and a large selection of seed beads and Life of Christ and birthstone bracelets.
Job fair planned in Westminster Oct. 17
The Carroll County Business and Employment Resource Center will hold a job fair from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at 224 N. Center St. in Westminster.
BERC is seeking employers to present their company's job openings. Recent job fairs have drawn about 200 job-seekers.
There is no charge for business representatives to attend. Registration is required.
Information: 410-386-2820 or e-mail email@example.com.
$1,074 donated to disaster fund
The Resident Association of Lorien Mount Airy has donated $1,074 to the Mount Airy Disaster Relief Fund to help those in need.
The group decided in the spring to hold activities during National Assisted Living Week and to give the proceeds to the relief fund.
Some of the money will be used to help those affected by the Sept. 2 fire on Main Street.
Physical therapists open second office
North Carroll Physical Therapy has opened a second location, in Manchester at 4175 Hanover Pike.
Patients are being seen at both offices, 1801 Hanover Pike in Hampstead and 4175 Hanover Pike.
The practice includes two physical therapists, Jon M. Breakey and Richard C. Meyer, and a physical therapist assistant, Trisha Warner.
Information: Hampstead, 410-239-2408; Manchester, 410-374-2348.