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Go on, volunteer, it’ll do you good

Go on, volunteer, it’ll do you good

| August 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below.   Anne Arundel County Food and Resource Bank The Anne Arundel […]

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Macaroni Kid accepting nominations for 2016 Golden Daisy Awards

Macaroni Kid accepting nominations for 2016 Golden Daisy Awards

| August 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Macaroni Kid Annapolis kicked off its Gold Daisy Awards last week. The Awards will highlight the places families love in our community: from favorite businesses, service providers, places to play and more! Macaroni Kid Annapolis, a trusted source for parents in Annapolis and Edgewater is the go-to source for discovering family-friendly events around town. The […]

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Emphasis on 2nd Grade reading helps close the achievement gap in Anne Arundel schools

Emphasis on 2nd Grade reading helps close the achievement gap in Anne Arundel schools

| August 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

A laser-like intentional focus on getting second-grade students reading at or above grade level resulted in dramatic gains across the county, the Board of Education was told in a report this week. Countywide, 950 students – 47 percent of second-graders who tested below grade level in reading last fall – had reached or exceeded grade […]

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Sing with the AACC Encore Chorale or ENCORE ROCKS Annapolis this fall- for singers 55+

Sing with the AACC Encore Chorale or ENCORE ROCKS Annapolis this fall- for singers 55+

| August 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Encore Chorale invites you to join them for their Fall season of singing starting on Monday, September 14 from 2:00pm-3:30pm for 15 weeks at the Anne Arundel Community College.  Registration is now open at www.aacc.edu/lifestages. ENCORE ROCKS Annapolis will begin on Tuesday, September 6 from 10:30am – 12:00pm.  Registration is open on the Encore website www.encorecreativitiy.org […]

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6 Annapolis firms make Inc magazine’s 5000 list

6 Annapolis firms make Inc magazine’s 5000 list

| August 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces that six local businesses made Inc.’s annual 5000 list. Being on the list indicates that the company is growing quickly and is well prepared to expand in the coming years. The list ranks companies based on three-year revenue growth, in this case from 2012 through 2015. “These businesses exemplify the […]

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Washington International Horse Show returns to Verizon Center in October

Washington International Horse Show returns to Verizon Center in October

| August 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tickets are now on sale for the 58th Annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), one of the most prestigious and entertaining equestrian events in North America, which will take place Oct. 25-30 at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. More than 500 of the best horses and riders in the world, including Olympic veterans, will arrive […]

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Renowned sailor, Michael Keyworth, to speak at AYC’s seminar during boat show

Renowned sailor, Michael Keyworth, to speak at AYC’s seminar during boat show

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Michael Keyworth has logged more than 200,000 nautical miles as a boat captain. The Annapolis native has traversed all the world’s oceans while racing, cruising or delivering sailboats and other vessels. Keyworth has encountered just about every challenging situation that can arise on the open seas and always come home safely. That’s because Keyworth does […]

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Anne Arundel County and BikeAAA announce partners for Lifeline 100 bicycle event in October

Anne Arundel County and BikeAAA announce partners for Lifeline 100 bicycle event in October

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive, Steven R. Schuh, Anne Arundel County Police Department, Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and non-profit Bicycle Advocates for Annapolis and Anne Arundel County (BikeAAA) are pleased to announce three leading charities as partners for the third annual Anne Arundel County Lifeline 100 Bicycle Event. The Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area […]

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Drawings from the Dahesh Museum of Art on view at St. John’s Mitchell Gallery

Drawings from the Dahesh Museum of Art on view at St. John’s Mitchell Gallery

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College presents “The Essential Line: Drawings from the Dahesh Museum of Art,” an exhibition that explores the tradition of drawing as a foundation for the visual arts. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, will be on view from August 26 through October 16. Mitchell Gallery […]

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Annapolis 10 Mile Run this weekend

Annapolis 10 Mile Run this weekend

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The City of Annapolis reminds residents that more than 4,000 people will be in Annapolis on Sunday, August 28, 2016, for the 41st Annual Annapolis Ten Mile Run, organized by the Annapolis Striders, Inc, The race begins at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium at 7 a.m. and ends at the Stadium at 9:30 a.m.  Several roads will be closed on a rolling […]

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Anne Arundel launches expedited permit review program

Anne Arundel launches expedited permit review program

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Keeping with his commitment to reform government and reduce permitting wait times, County Executive Steve Schuh has announced the launch of the expedited review program. “Citizens should not be forced to endure a land use process that is bogged down in red tape and unnecessary delays on projects,” said Schuh. “With the new expedited review program, […]

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HeimLantz names one of best places to work by Accounting Today

HeimLantz names one of best places to work by Accounting Today

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

HeimLantz CPAs and Advisors is pleased to announce its selection as one of the 2016 Best Accounting Firms to Work For. The annual list of the Best Accounting Firms to Work For is created by Accounting Today and Best Companies Group. “We are proud to provide an exceptional experience for our employees,” said Carter Heim, […]

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Severna Park’s Call Tracking Metrics ranks 228 on Inc.’s magazine’s Inc. 5000

Severna Park’s Call Tracking Metrics ranks 228 on Inc.’s magazine’s Inc. 5000

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Inc. magazine today ranked CallTrackingMetrics No. 228 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, […]

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Schuh appoints former City Alderman as Deputy Liaison to City of Annapolis

Schuh appoints former City Alderman as Deputy Liaison to City of Annapolis

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Keeping with his commitment to ensuring a close working relationship with the City of Annapolis, County Executive Steve Schuh has appointed Mike Christman as deputy liaison with the City of Annapolis. “The City and County are now working more collaboratively than ever before,” said Schuh. “Mike Christman has the experience and knowledge to help our two […]

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AACC granted NKBA accreditation

AACC granted NKBA accreditation

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The AACC Interior Design program has been granted full National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) accreditation. AACC is one of only two  higher education institutions in Maryland to be awarded this accreditation. “We’re thrilled,” said Janet Haddock, the interior design instructional specialist who headed the charge for accreditation. “It’s absolutely a big deal.” The accreditation […]

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Birds of prey at the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo? Yup!

Birds of prey at the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo? Yup!

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Fall Home and Garden Expo is coming Sept. 24-25 to the Byzantium Event Center in Annapolis. The show offers guests an opportunity to discover improvements and enhancements for their home in one great location and will feature over 70 companies showcasing kitchens, baths, decking, countertops, sunrooms, exterior products, heating and air conditioning, geothermal […]

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Severn man arrested in connection with Glen Burnie shooting

Severn man arrested in connection with Glen Burnie shooting

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

On August 22, 2016 at 4:05 am, members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Western District responded to the area of W B and A Road and Dorsey Road in Glen Burnie to investigate a shooting complaint. The 34 year old victim reported that they had been shot in the leg by a known […]

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Man seriously injured in Linthicum accident

Man seriously injured in Linthicum accident

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

One person suffered serious injuries following a motor vehicle collision in Linthicum Saturday morning. Firefighters responded to the area of I-695 and Camp Meade Road just before 8:00 a.m. for a reported auto off the roadway. Arriving firefighters located a single vehicle accident in which a vehicle appeared to roll over off an overpass, travel […]

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Spa Creek Clean Water PaddleFEST

Spa Creek Clean Water PaddleFEST

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Announcing the inaugural Spa Creek Clean Water PaddleFEST in Annapolis to celebrate and bring awareness to clean up efforts in Spa Creek with lead sponsorship by The Campbell Foundation and Koons Annapolis Toyota. All proceeds benefit Spa Creek Conservancy Saturday, September 17 11AM-4PM. Launch and EcoFest at Capital SUP, 808 Boucher Ave, Annapolis Enjoy a […]

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Bello Machre’s 32nd Annual Golf Tournament scheduled for September 14th

Bello Machre’s 32nd Annual Golf Tournament scheduled for September 14th

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bello Machre is looking for golfers and sponsors to participate in its 32nd Annual Golf Tournament to be held Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at Queenstown Harbor, Queenstown, Maryland, benefiting children and adults with developmental disabilities. Easy online information, registration, and sponsorship opportunities are available at http://www.bellomachre.org/events/golf_tournament. Dr. Robert T. Ireland, President and CEO of Bello […]

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The Light House hires new Development Director

The Light House hires new Development Director

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Light House: A Homeless Prevention and Support Center is pleased to announce the hire of Jo Ann Mattson as Director of Development and Communications. An Annapolis resident since 1995, Ms. Mattson taught at The Key School, and worked in Development for St. John’s College and the Anne Arundel Community College Foundation before joining the […]

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Junior League announces new member open house

Junior League announces new member open house

| August 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. (JLA) invites women in the community who are interested in learning more about joining the Junior League to attend their second New Member Open House on Tuesday, September 13 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM at 1747 Pub at Reynolds Tavern.  All women over the age of 21 years, living […]

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