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November 09, 2008|By Marcia Cephus

Corridor transportation strategies talk Thursday

The Corridor Transportation Corp. will present a "Moving Mid-Maryland: Baltimore-Washington Corridor Transportation Summit II" from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday at the BWI Marriott, 1743 W. Nursery Road, Linthicum.

The summit will focus on strategies for regional cooperation, identifying and offering creative solutions, the potential of funding options and establishing achievable goals.

The cost is $115 for a full day, $65 for the morning session (including breakfast), and $65 for the afternoon session (including lunch).

Registration is required. Information:

AACC career activities

Anne Arundel Community College will offer these free activities during National Career Development Week:

* 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday , "Resume Magic" in Room 539 at Glen Burnie Town Center, Arundel Center North, 101 N. Crain Highway.

* 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday , "Career Opportunities in the Federal Government" at AACC at Arundel Mills, 7009 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover.

* 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Thursday , "Career Exploration and Decision Making" in the Student Services Center, Room 224, AACC Arnold Campus, 101 College Parkway.

Information: 410-777-2307.

Avery House benefit

Greenstreet Gardens will sponsor a social to benefit the Shady Side Rural Heritage Society 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 15 at Greenstreet Gardens, 391 W. Bay Front Road, Lothian.

Guests will be offered wine, appetizers and gourmet coffee and teas.

Admission is $7 and is tax-deductible. The social will benefit the heritage society's Capt. Salem Avery House Museum.

Information: 443-607-8277.

Santa at Marley

Santa will arrive in Center Court, Marley Station, 7900 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie, at 7 p.m., Thursday.

Photos with Santa are available during regular mall hours Friday through Dec. 24.

The Holiday Train Garden created by Emmanuel Lutheran Church will be on display on the upper level near Macy's Nov. 22 through Dec 31.

Sony Style at Westfield

Sony Electronics is opening its newest Sony Style fashion retail store Nov. 20 at Westfield Annapolis Mall on West Road in Annapolis. The Sony Style store is designed to educate consumers about integrating technology into their lifestyles.

Funds for music education

Cheeseburger in Paradise and VH1's Save the Music Foundation have teamed up to raise funds for music education in public schools.

Cheeseburger in Paradise, 8026 Ritchie Highway, Suite B, Pasadena, will sell Save the Music T-shirts through Saturday . Shirts cost $10 for children, $12 for adults.

Information: 410-761-1003.

Arundel 'Y' new officers

The YWCA, Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, announces its new board and officers for 2008-2009.

Kristin Fleckenstein begins her first term as board president. Sarah Parker-Hughes will serve as president-elect. Sandie Anderson will serve as secretary. Sandy Huffer remains treasurer.

Carlene Cassidy, Ann Dorsey, Susan Nolte, Monica Alvarado and Jessica Jordan are new board members.

The YWCA serves women and families in Anne Arundel County and is at 1517 Ritchie Highway, Arnold.

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