BWI Digest

BWI DIGEST

May 03, 2004

3 neighborhood organizations get enhancement funds

Three neighborhood organizations near Baltimore-Washington International Airport have received Community Enhancement grants from the state Department of Transportation.

The Greater Elkridge Community Association, the Marble Hill Condominium Association and the Village of Old Mill Community Association will share $95,756 intended to fund transportation-related projects.

The Citizen's Committee for the Enhancement of the Communities Surrounding BWI was created to evaluate quality-of-life issues affecting residents in communities within two miles of the airport's noise zone. The committee's Community Enhancement Program provides funding assistance to qualifying neighborhoods near BWI.

Museum to hold lecture given by Gary Powers Jr.

The Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum will hold a lecture today by Gary Powers Jr., son of the pilot involved in the May 1960 incident involving the downing of a U.S. reconnaissance aircraft over the Soviet Union.

The event, the third of a six-part lecture series, will begin at 7 p.m. in the Lockheed Martin auditorium at 2323 Eastern Blvd., Middle River. The museum conducts the monthly speaker program for anyone interested in aviation and space.

For more information, call the Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum, 410-682-6122.

Airport seeks reservations for annual career fair

Reservations are being accepted from businesses interested in participating in the BWI Career Fair 2004, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 26 in the lower level of the International Pier connector at BWI.

BWI's sixth annual career fair features employers from industries throughout the region, including airlines, retail, food service companies, security, state and federal government agencies. Job-seekers may apply for entry- to executive-level positions.

Businesses interested in exhibiting at the fair should call 410-859-7949.

Training for volunteers scheduled for May 25

BWI Airport's New Pathfinder Orientation will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 25 in the terminal.

BWI is looking for those interested in volunteering all shifts, especially evenings and weekends. Training and supplies are provided, as is free parking. Information: 410-859-7826.

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