Air Cargo Expo at BWI
BWI Airport will play host to an Air Cargo Expo from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 22, at the BWI Holiday Inn, 890 Elkridge Road, Linthicum.
A luncheon will be served from noon to 2 p.m. featuring a presentation on the future of air freight by Walter Atkinson, vice presidentof Continental Airline's, cargo division.
The expos will showcasemore than 40 exhibitors involved in the air freight field, and attendees are eligible for prizes, including airline passes aboard TWA andKLM flights.
Sponsored by the BWI Air Cargo Association, the costof the expo is $5 per person.
As the summer travel season begins, a number of airlines at BWI are adding service, both domestic and international.
Icelandair and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines are increasing flights beginning June 22.
TWA has announced plans for daily flights from BWI to London, beginning June 1, with continuing service to Frankfurt, Germany.
USAIR will offer three daily non-stops to Montreal and continue two daily non-stops to Ottawa.
Within the United States,American has upgraded its commuter service to Raleigh-Durham to jet service. And, as of June 14, Continental will have daily non-stop jet service to Houston. Pan Am has announced its jet entry at BWI with non-stop service to Miami, beginning June 15.
USAir, BWI's hub carrier, has added non-stop flights to Atlanta; Burlington, Vt.; and Daytona Beach, Melbourne and Sarasota, Fla. USAir Express and USAir commuter will add non-stop serviceto Ithaca and Newburgh, N.Y.; and Greebrier, W.Va.
DANCE STUDIO OPENS
Danse-Designs is a new dance studio and boutique opening in Linthicum this month. It features a unique, interdisciplinary approach tobusiness, combining healthy exercise with the creative and performing arts.
To celebrate its opening, the studio boutique will hold a special preview from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 26 at 1116 Elkridge Landing Road, near the Guest Quarters hotel, in Linthicum.
With a creative dress theme, the celebration will feature dancing Gypsies and health food refreshments.
The business is owned and operated by writerand dancer Kathy Collins, a native Annapolitan who has recently returned from Florida, and her partner, artist and designer Stephanie Olson.
Collins, 43, and a former triathlete, performs professionally as a belly dancer under the name of Katiana.
She teaches classes in dance, including jazz, interpretive modern and Middle Eastern styles, that are designed to stretch and tone the muscles in an artistic and enjoyable setting.
In addition, the studio sells original jewelry and tie-dye originals by Olson, as well dance accessories and incense, among other items.
A former student at St. John's College in Annapolis, Olson, 19, grew up in northern Minnesota,where she was active in the arts.
Now enrolled in the paramedic program at Anne Arundel Community College, Olson still enjoys creating art. She plans todesign and craft a variety of belly dancing accessories in addition to her work in jewelry and tie-dyed creations.
AWARDS FOR ACCOUNTANTS
The Baltimore Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants will sponsor their annual awards dinner at 6 p.m. at Snyder's Willow Grove Restaurant, Hammonds Ferry Road in Linthicum.
Guest speaker will be Richard P. Kusserow, inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services. Kusserow is thenational president of AGA and is a past president of the Baltimore Chapter. He has served as the the inspector general of HHS since 1981.
The dinner will honor those professionals who have given outstanding service in the fields of government accounting and auditing and recognize AGA members and non-members who have helped the chapter throughout the year. The public is welcome.
Cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members.