WESTMINSTER — The Carroll County Fuel Fund will be participating with Baltimore Fuel Fund Inc. in sponsoring Fuel Fund Day at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore during an Orioles game against the Minnesota Twins.
The Carroll County group is a committee of the Human Services Programs of Carroll County Inc.
Fuel Fund Day gives baseball fans a chance to see the Birds in one of their last games at the stadium and also to assist low-income families with energy-related needs.
Tickets are $7.50 for upper reserved seats behind first base and must be reserved by Aug. 14.
Checks for tickets can be made payable to the Human Services Programs Inc. and mailed to P.O. Box 489, Westminster, Md. 21157. Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
MARYLAND ON SCREEN' SET
WESTMINSTER -- "Maryland On Screen," a film/videobusiness fair, is set for Saturday, Sept. 21, at Western Maryland College.
The event is geared toward high school and college studentswho want to learn more about the film/video industry and is free to students of all ages.
The one-day fair will include forums on: funding a production; how to get started; where the jobs are in the commercial and corporate industry; and new technology into the 21st century.
"We've designed 'Maryland on Screen' as an annual event to provide a forum for students of all ages to see that the film and video industry is thriving in our state," said Jay Schlossberg-Cohen, director of the Maryland Film Commission, part of the Department of Economic and Employment Development.
The event is being planned by a 40-person volunteer committee under the direction of the Maryland Film Commission.
"Young people interested in the industry don't necessarily have to go to New York or California to practice their craft," said Schlossberg-Cohen. "Maryland has an enormous number of opportunities for education and careers in film and video."
"Maryland On Screen" also will feature speeches by noted industry celebrities. In addition, there will be an exhibit area where national firms will providehands-on demonstrations of their products and representatives from Maryland colleges will promote their industry-related courses.
Information also will be available on Maryland's film and video professional associations. Screenings of films and video productions shot in Maryland will be available.
Information: Maryland Film Commission, (301) 333-6632.