Conflict resolution center seeks auction donationsSilent...

Arundel digest

August 22, 1999

Conflict resolution center seeks auction donations

Silent and live auction items are sought for the Anne Arundel Conflict Resolution Center's second Fair Night at Manresa from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Manresa on the Severn atria in Annapolis.

Auction items may include tickets to cultural and sporting events, exotic weekends, interesting objets d'art, gift certificates, and close encounters with the rich and famous. Also, Italian wines and hors d'oeuvres may be sampled, and the Singers Madrigale, The Key School's Renaissance Consort and the Bogart-Barber Repertory Company will perform.

Tickets are $30 or $35 at the door. All proceeds go to the Anne Arundel Conflict Resolution Center.

To donate auction items, call Annie Hunt at 202-712-0401 or 410-798-6559, or Denise Messineo at 410-527-3671 or 410-721-9324.

Comptroller improves access to his office

Maryland State Comptroller William Donald Schaefer recently expanded accommodations for people with disabilities who visit his Annapolis office during the demolition of the Old Armory Building on Carroll and Bladen Streets in Annapolis.

Visitors can reach the Revenue Administration Center using the main entrance in the courtyard between the center and the Goldstein Treasury Building on Calvert Street. The comptroller's Annapolis Data Center, adjacent to the Revenue Administration Center, is also accessible to people with disabilities.

Parking is available in nearby commercial garages and a limited number of metered spaces in front of the Treasury Building.

State chamber to hold crab feast for legislators

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce will hold its Third CAN (Chamber Action Network) Legislator and Family Crab Feast from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Laurel Park racetrack in Laurel.

Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children younger than 14 before Sept. 10, $40 and $20 after. Children younger than age 6 are free. Information: 410-269-5247.

Planned Giving Council suggests `Leave a Legacy'

The Chesapeake Planned Giving Council introduced the Leave a Legacy project to Maryland at a recent breakfast reception at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore.

The Chesapeake Planned Giving Council project will encourage individuals to make planned gifts or bequests to charities.

"By leaving a legacy in their wills, people can continue to help organizations that are making an important difference to the people of Maryland," said Michael Friedman, chairman of the campaign.

Gifts are left in the form of money, property, retirement plans or percentage of an estate.

Information: 800-842-1012 or www.leavealegacymd.org.

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