A job fair for active duty, reserve and National Guard members who have returned from Iraq, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. next Thursday at the U.S. Marine Corp prior service recruiting station, 7000 Hamlet Ave., Baltimore. Forty-eight employers will recruit for more than 1,200 open positions in fields such as software, civil and network engineering; linguistics; information technology; project management; computer systems analysis; truck driving; banking; security; administrative support; law enforcement; and teaching. For more information, call 410-674-5240.

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County will host a free panel discussion for nonprofit organizations from 6 to 8 p.m. next Thursday in the Chesapeake Room at the Heritage Center, 2664 Riva Rd., Annapolis. The workshop will address effective strategies for nonprofit organizations to publicize events, and will include tips on grant writing. Panelists from media outlets will discuss news releases and story pitches. For reservations call 410-222-7949.

The Chipotle Mexican Grill chain has opened a location at 2503 Brandermill Blvd., Gambrills. Chipotle specializes in fresh, made-to-order gourmet burritos and tacos. For more information, call 410-451-4161.

The 10th annual Baltimore-Washington International Airport Business Networking Fair, "Synergy 2005," will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the BWI Marriott Hotel, 1743 W. Nursery Rd., Baltimore. The fair is intended to give minority business and small-business owners the chance to meet contractors who provide services to the Maryland Aviation Administration, BWI and Martin State Airport. For more information, call 410-859-7949 or visit www.marylandaviation.com.

Don Shipley of Strat@command Susan Matthews Apgood of News Generation will speak at noon today at the Public Relations Society of America luncheon. Shipley and Apgood will talk about "Creating Newsworthy Video and Radio News Releases." The luncheon will be held at the Maryland Association of Realtors, 2594 Riva Rd., Annapolis. The cost is $18 for members and $20 for nonmembers and includes a buffet lunch. For more information or to register call 410-269-4237.

-- Compiled by LAUREN WISEMAN

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