Over the last five years, the Silent Auction of the Expo has been a feature that is greatly anticipated by all guests of the event due to the quality of the incredible items available for bid. Ranging from trips to delicate handcrafts, there is something of interest for everyone. There is a wonderful list of great items from the 2016 auction donated by generous sponsors.
Bidding at the 2017 Silent Auction will occur from Wednesday, October 4, at 9 a.m., until Thursday, October 5, at 1 p.m., in the Center Hall of the Cow Palace. Highest bidders will be announced Thursday afternoon and will be called if they are not in attendance.
If your business would like to donate to the 2017 Silent Auction, contact 410-887-2002. This is a great marketing opportunity.
North Hall–Booth 2005
In partnership with the Department of Economic and Workforce Development, HomeFront and Baltimore County Senior Service America, the Baltimore County Department of Aging is happy to offer a free two-day Job Fair for all ages at the Timonium Fairgrounds on October 4 and 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., each day. Attending a Job Fair is an amazing opportunity for job seekers and employers.
South Hall–Booth 3012
Are you interested in volunteering or are you a current volunteer who would like to know what new opportunities are available with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)? Then be sure to stop by the RSVP booth at the 2017 Power of Age Expo to speak with an RSVP staff member about your next volunteer opportunity.
Available at the RSVP booth will be both new site location and site opportunity information, along with friendly staff willing to assist you with your volunteering needs! An RSVP representative will be available on October 4 and 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., each day.
For information about RSVP, call 410-887-3101.
South Hall–Booth 3008
Do you know about the incredible talent found in the 20 senior centers throughout the county? Perfect paintings, delightful drawings, wonderful woodwork and sculptures, phenomenal and peaceful photography, jazzy jewelry, cool and charming ceramics, and spectacular stained glass that were created by our community seniors will be displayed in the Senior Center area, located in the South Hall.
Come to peruse the beautiful pieces of art as well as cast your vote for the winning piece in each category. Around 1 p.m., on Thursday, join us at the Main Stage, as the winners in each category will be announced. Please visit us to help choose the finest of the artwork and to celebrate our talented and brave exhibitors!
North Hall–Booth 2008
Free Admission for All Veterans
The expo is partnering with Secretary George Owings III of the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs and the Baltimore County HomeFront Committee to offer a Veterans Muster. The Muster is for all ages and will be held within the North Hall of the Cow Palace on both days of the Expo, October 4, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m and October 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Veterans Muster is a valuable resource event held to assist veterans and their families in a multitude of issues including education assistance, housing, medical care and cemetery benefits. Representatives from the Maryland State Office of Veterans Affairs will serve as consultants in directing individuals to the proper Veterans Resource Muster Exhibitors. Exhibitors include the following:
AARP Maryland – Veterans Program
Baltimore County HomeFront
C. Markland Kelly Post 174 Timonium American Legion
SAFE: Stop Abuse of Elders at CHANA
VA Readjustment Counseling Service
Wreaths Across America