Business Notes


March 29, 2009

Gold's Gym sponsors diabetes fundraisers

Gold's Gym is conducting a variety of fundraisers for the American Diabetes Association.

Dine-out fundraisers will be held as follows: all day Monday at CiCi's, 26 Mountain Road, Pasadena; 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 6 at Chick-fil-A, 6709 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie, and all day at Applebee's April 9. Patrons should mention Gold's Gym for the restaurant to donate a portion of proceeds to ADA.

A quarter auction will be held Friday at Wynwood, 6323 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the auction starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5.

Gold's Gym will hold "Classes for a Cure" from 8 a.m. to noon April 25 at three Anne Arundel locations, with 100 percent of the $10 per hour fee going to ADA. Gold's is at 1625 Crofton Centre; 6324 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie; and 7900 Ritchie Highway, Marley Station.

Information: 410-451-4653; 410-789-4653; 410-863-4653.

United Way benefit

Greene Turtle Sports Bar and Grille, 3213-A Solomon Island Road, Edgewater, will help United Way raise money for its Emergency Response Fund during business hours Tuesday.

The restaurant will donate 10 percent of its proceeds from that day's sales to the fund. United Way's goal is $1 million to support frontline agencies that provide food, shelter and utility assistance to Central Maryland residents in need.

Greene Turtle will also offer a "5 for $20" special that includes an appetizer, two soups and/or salads, and two entrees for two people.

Information: 410-547-8000.

Makeup consultations

Kohl's Department Store will offer women free makeup and skin care consultations with Steven Bernard between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Severn store, 418 George Clauss Blvd.

This annual event features consultations and beauty care from Bernard and a team of experts in skin care with the American Beauty, Good Skin, FLIRT! and Grassroots Research Labs brands.

Appointments: 410-590-6420.

Chesapeake Treasures

Chesapeake Treasures, an upscale consignment and resale shop that benefits Hospice of the Chesapeake, is open with newly stocked spring and summer merchandise and Easter gift baskets.

All clothing, with the exception of consignment and designer rack items, will be specially priced at $3 for tops and $5 for all bottom pieces.

Beginning Wednesday, hours will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and until 7 p.m. Thursdays. Chesapeake Treasures is in the Park Plaza Shopping Center on Ritchie Highway, Severna Park.

The shop is also seeking volunteers for various duties and shifts.

Information: 410-384-9260.

Easter Bunny, show

Greenstreet Gardens will celebrate Easter with the Easter Bunny, egg hunts and a family comedy show Saturday at 391 W. Bay Front Road, Lothian.

Egg hunts will be held at 10:30 a.m. for crawling babies to pre-kindergarten; 11:30 a.m. for kindergartners through second grade, and third through fifth grades. Children should take a basket.

The magic show will be at 10:45 a.m. The cost is $5 for the egg hunt and show.

The Easter Bunny will be available for visits and photos from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and April 5 and 11.

Information: 410-867-9500, ext. 201.

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