Party Plus now has a new cutting edge facility with more space. Originally located in Glen Burnie on Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard, the company has moved to 711 Ordnance Road and has combined its warehouse operations and showroom center to better service clients in the Baltimore/Washington area. Party Plus clients hail from all across the Maryland/Washington DC region and include several Fortune 100 companies, as well as various city, state and federal agencies. In addition, they have conducted several marquee events including the Volvo Ocean Race, Congressional Fire Services and Chesapeake Appreciation Days. For more information on the new facilities of Party Plus, please contact Lauri Dixon.
The President of Junior Achievement of Central Maryland, Bonnae Meshulam, retired on December 15, 2008 after 28 years. Ms. Meshulam began her Junior Achievement career in Buffalo, New York in 1980 and assumed her position as President of Junior Achievement Central Maryland in 1996. She was the first female Junior Achievement President and she has been recognized as one of “Maryland’s Top 100 Women” three times. In 2008, Junior Achievement of Central Maryland was awarded a Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence by BBB | Greater Maryland.
M&T Bank Corp. will accept $600 million from the federal government in exchange for the sale of 600,000 preferred shares. “This will be added to our already healthy capital base to make loans to customers.” Said C. Michael Zabel M&T is one of Greater Baltimore’s largest bank and as agreed to purchase Baltimore’s Provident Bankshares Corp.
Southwest Airlines is reporting that their traffic is up for the month of December, and that it was up for the year of 2008. Southwest reported 5.8 billion in passenger miles, which is how the industry measures traffic. Southwest is the dominate carrier at BWI Airport in Baltimore