For immediate release
January 21, 2010
Media contact: Jacquie Lucy
443-840-4668 / 410-340-2148 (cell)
CCBC Women’s Expo Means Business
11 a.m. – 5 p.m., March 13-14, 2010, CCBC Catonsville
Baltimore County, Md. – It’s all about business – especially women in business – at the 9th Annual CCBC Women’s Expo. The two-day event, featuring speakers, workshops and exhibitors, will be held 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 13-14 in the Gym (L Building) at CCBC Catonsville, 800 South Rolling Road.
Tickets are $6 per person per day. Students, military personnel with IDs and children under 18 years of age are free. For complete details and a coupon for $1 off admission, visit the CCBC Women’s Expo Web site at www.ccbcWomensExpo.com.
This annual event benefits the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) scholarship program. AAWCC has awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships to CCBC Catonsville students over the past eight years.
Special events during the 2010 CCBC Women’s Expo include:
Book Lover’s Café (a “meet the author” book fair) held concurrently during the two-days of the event.
Captain Dee-Fense with the Charm City Choppers’ Harley Davidson Full Custom Touring Dresser that was raffled to benefit “Boot Camp for Life.”
“Queen for a Day,” with Ms. Wheelchair Maryland, saluting women with disabilities with a day of beauty.
Exhibitors at more than 100 booths include Angles Yoga/Ashtanga Yoga Maryland, Arbonne International, Baltimore Women’s Classic 5K, Beading of My Heart, Budget Blinds, Cancer Support Foundation, Inc., Catonsville Ravens Club, CCBC Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Creating Financial Literacy, LLC, Cruise Planners, I Brake for Chocolate, Pampered Chef, Polish Pottery Mart, Sallie Health Path, University of Maryland University College and Welcome to Howard County, to name just a few. Space is still available for exhibitors. Contact Patsy Anderson, the event promoter, at 443-615-7311 or www.ccbcWomensExpo.com for details.
Bizness Concepts, BNI Maryland, Dutchess Web Design, Sam’s Club and WAM Web Services are show sponsors for this year’s expo. Coffee News, Live Your Life On Purpose, Make the Connection, Perfect World Network.com, Setter Drive and Team Radio Baltimore are 2010 media sponsors. This year’s planning committee includes Professor Larry Aaronson, Karen Paris, Nancy Meyer, Professor Kathleen Gandy, Charolene Oliver and Sue Fowler from CCBC Catonsville AAWCC, Patsy Anderson of Women’s Expo Forum, and Regina A. Smith, Allison Ernst and Jacquie Lucy of CCBC Public Relations.
Visit the CCBC Women’s Expo Web site at www.ccbcWomensExpo.com for complete information.
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