The Department of Aging and Disabilities seeks people 80 and older who are mentally acute and in good health as possible candidates for the National Institute on Aging's study on longevity.
All qualified participants will receive a complete physical examination, including tests of strength, stamina and mental acuity.
'Women in Industry'
The YWCA's annual "Tribute to Women in Industry" awards dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. June 6 at the Westin Annapolis, 100 Westgate Circle.
The event lets companies honor executive and professional female employees who have made significant contributions to their workplace and community. It also recognizes local companies that promote professional growth and development for female employees.
All proceeds benefit the TWIN program and YWCA services supporting victims of domestic violence.
Advance ticket purchase is required for this event, which is open to the public. Individual tickets and sponsorship packages may be purchased at annapolisywca.org. Tickets are $85 per person, $65 for previous honorees.
For more information, call Stephen Isler at 410-626-7800, ext. 118, or email him at email@example.com.
Human relations panel
The county Human Relations Commission is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy.
The 11-member commission is a volunteer body established to promote fairness, eliminate discrimination and harassment in public and private sectors, and advance understanding and effective communication among people of different backgrounds and cultures.
Applicants must be at least 18, county residents and able to attend evening meetings on the third Wednesday of the month. Legal experience is preferred but not required. Applicants should send a resume and letter of intent to: Johnelka Stafford, 44 Calvert St., Room 330, Annapolis 21401.
This nonprofit organization collects used books nationwide and sends them to American troops deployed overseas. Since 1999, more than 1.3 million books have been shipped to military personnel around the world. Organizing the effort in this area is Sandy Marron of Annapolis. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put "books" in the subject line.
To learn more about the program, go to operationpaperback.orghttp://operationpaperback.org.
The Anne Arundel Volunteer Center has released a Youth Resource Guide, which provides information about nonprofit and faith-based organizations in the county. A free copy is at volunteerannearundel.org. Printed copies can be purchased at the center, 2666 Riva Road, Suite 130, for $5 each. Information: 410-897-9207.
The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues has added an email notification feature to its website that provides information on disability issues. Sign-up and information: http://www.aacounty.org/aging/disabledadults/commdis.cfm.
The Annapolis Police Department Law Enforcement Explorer Post 199 is accepting applications. Law Enforcement Exploring is a program for those who have completed eighth grade and are 14 to 20 years old. The program offers information on career activities. Meetings are from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at police headquarters, 199 Taylor Ave. in Annapolis. Information: 410-268-9000 or at the office.
The Annapolis Police Department has ended its fingerprinting service.
Tours of historic house
The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society has opened the historic Benson-Hammond House and North Browse and Buy Shoppe at Aviation Boulevard and Andover Road in Linthicum for the season.
Tours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. Group tours are by appointment.
The Kuethe Library's Historical & Genealogical Research Center, 5 Crain Highway S.E., operated jointly by the historical society and the Anne Arundel Genealogical Society, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays all year. Information: 410-760-9679.
A previous version of this digest contained incorrect information about the Annapolis Police Department's fingerprinting service.