The Delaware Public Purchasing Association, a local chapter of National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, will hold its quarterly meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 2 at the Appoquinimink Community Library, 651 N. Broad St., Middletown

Attendance is open to state, federal, county or city employee; and employees of public schools, university, colleges, governmental hospitals, public authority, commissions or any institutions involved in the purchasing, supply chain materials management professions.

Refreshments; an educational session by Dean Stolter, director of Government Support Services; and a presentation from chapter meeting sponsor Safeware Inc. will be featured.

Chapter members will collect personal care items for the charity Ministry of Caring Inc., and Red Nose Day will be supported.

For more, call 674-7563 or visit