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Volunteers needed all over county

Volunteers needed all over county

| June 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

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 ask.aacvc@outlook.com or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. 2015Annapolis Irish Festival July 10-11, 2015 The 5th Annual Annapolis Irish […]

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Library thrilled with passage of Schuh’s budget

Library thrilled with passage of Schuh’s budget

| June 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

The future of the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) system looks brighter after a series of actions were taken earlier this month by County Executive Steven. R. Schuh and members of the County Council to improve and protect the county’s libraries. On June 9th, the County Executive and County Councilman Chris Trumbauer announced a compromise […]

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Free diabetes workshop scheduled at AAMC

Free diabetes workshop scheduled at AAMC

| June 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities and the Anne Arundel Medical Center will be partnering to present free Diabetes workshops next month. The workshops will be held in the Belcher Pavilion at the Anne Arundel Medical Center. The “Living Well With Diabetes” workshop is appropriate for participants with Pre-Diabetes, or Type 2 […]

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Schuh’s new budget embraces controlling the heroin epidemic

Schuh’s new budget embraces controlling the heroin epidemic

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Council today embraced County  Executive Steve Schuh’s budget plan to address the growing heroin crisis in Anne Arundel County.  “The enacted budget will be making strategic investments in education, health, and public safety to fight this problem from every angle.” said Schuh. “I thank the Council for embracing my budget plan […]

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Ginger Cover residents help the Bay with new oysters

Ginger Cover residents help the Bay with new oysters

| June 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Five residents of the Ginger Cove retirement community in Annapolis are participating in the Oyster Restoration Project operated by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Meade Rudasill, Gene Avallone, Dwight Barlett, and Bill Clark have joined John Kenny, who has been running the oyster gardening program at Ginger Cove for […]

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A busy July for Schooners Woodwind

A busy July for Schooners Woodwind

| June 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Schooners Woodwind have a busy July planned for visitors and locals alike. From Wednesday Night Races to the fabulous Fourth of July Fireworks to a romantic Boat and Breakfast experience to concerts afloat.  Check it all out!  July 2:  Sailing Cruise with live music aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind:  Enjoy music performed by local […]

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Andrew Redman joins Glen Burnie’s Weichert Realtors – Platinum Service

Andrew Redman joins Glen Burnie’s Weichert Realtors – Platinum Service

| June 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Weichert Realtors® – Platinum Service, covering the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area, is proud to announce Andrew Redman has joined their office as a real estate agent. Redman is serving property buyers and sellers in Anne Arundel, Eastern Shore, Prince Georges and Montgomery counties. “Andrew is a great addition to our team of real estate specialists,” said […]

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Weitzman president named YWCA TWIN Award recipient

Weitzman president named YWCA TWIN Award recipient

| June 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Margriet Mitchell, president of Weitzman Agency, was recently presented with the prestigious Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) Award from the YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. For the past 30 years, the YWCA TWIN Award Program has honored women who exemplify excellence in executive-level positions, demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities, have top-level responsibility for […]

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Annapolis Rotary awards more than $50K to Connected Warrior Foundation

Annapolis Rotary awards more than $50K to Connected Warrior Foundation

| June 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Rotary Club President Marshall Larner, from left, and Black Tie and Diamonds Gala Co-chairmen Dave Cordle and Elaine Shanley donate a $56,517.35 check to Jim Leckinger, director of programs at the Connected Warrior Foundation.  Established in 2012, the foundation serves the needs of returning injured veterans by providing them with Android-based computer tablets, enabling […]

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Maryland Boating Safety Class this weekend

Maryland Boating Safety Class this weekend

| June 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Get your Boating Safety Class Card in one weekend. You need it if you were born after July 1972 to legally operate a recreational vessel in Maryland. This course awards the card for all who attend the course and pass the test with an 80% or higher. The class is being offered on a weekend […]

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Exhibit: Baltimore Protests 2015 by Devin Allen

Exhibit: Baltimore Protests 2015 by Devin Allen

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Devin Allen: Awakenings, In a New Light, the first solo show of Baltimore photographer Devin Allen, exhibits images of the 2015 Baltimore protests and debuts a new community space inside the Reginald F. Lewis Museum called Lewis Now. The 27-year old photographer graced the cover of Time Magazine in May, making him only the third amateur photographer to do so. […]

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Leukemia Cup raises nearly $250K

Leukemia Cup raises nearly $250K

| June 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Maryland Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society held the Annual Annapolis Leukemia Cup Regatta on May 29th and 30th. It was a record breaking year with 103 boats participating in the Regatta and $247,000 raised for the mission of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Leukemia Cup Sailing Regatta […]

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Annapolis Energy Park project moves forward

Annapolis Energy Park project moves forward

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the Annapolis City Council accepted, on First Reader, the selection of Annapolis Solar Park, LLC for development of the solar segment of the planned Annapolis Renewable Energy Park (AREP).  The Energy Park will be constructed at the site of the closed and capped Annapolis Landfill, located in the vicinity of […]

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Patient First offers summer vacation safety tips

Patient First offers summer vacation safety tips

| June 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

You’ve waited through a long, cold winter, and your reward is finally here – summer vacation!   That means it’s time to pack up the family and hit the highways or the friendly skies for some much needed rest and relaxation.   It’s never fun to think about getting sick or injured while on vacation, but sometimes […]

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2 exhibits opening at Annapolis Maritime Museum

2 exhibits opening at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| June 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

For the first time the Annapolis Watercolor Club and the Annapolis Arts Alliance will present a combined show at the Annapolis Maritime Museum from June 25 to July 19.  A joint reception will be held on Sunday June 28 from 3 to 5 p.m.  The Museum is open to the public,Thursday through Sunday, from 11a.m. […]

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Sustainafest’s tiny house project moves to Indian Creek School

Sustainafest’s tiny house project moves to Indian Creek School

| June 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Beginning June 15, 2015, 30+ middle school students, along with partner, Sustainafest embarked on an exploration of sustainable living and build an off-grid, mobile SustainaFest “tiny house” model. This 5-week program is the second project of its kind for the Annapolis-based non-profit, building upon the overwhelming success of last year’s tiny house project in Annapolis […]

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Maryland Governor Hogan diagnosed with aggressive form of cancer

Maryland Governor Hogan diagnosed with aggressive form of cancer

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that he had been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. It is a B-cell, non-Hodgkins Lymphoma; which he explained responds well to treatment. The Governor will no resign and will continue to work for Maryland as he fights this battle. The Governor said he woudl rely on Lt. Governor […]

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Summit School graduates 22 in the class of 2015

Summit School graduates 22 in the class of 2015

| June 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Summit School’s 25th commencement ceremony took place on Friday, June 5th. The class of 2015 included 22 eighth grade students. Faculty members gave individual speeches about each graduate and their journey at Summit. The following awards were presented to graduates: Nicholas Vance – The Donnor Award, for enthusiasm, integrity, and responsibility Jared Labbe – […]

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Annapolis Fire Department releases pool and water safety tips

Annapolis Fire Department releases pool and water safety tips

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Now that area swimming pools are open, Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides and Fire Chief David Stokes urge residents to adhere to the following tips to stay safe this summer: Always swim with a buddy. Do not allow anyone to swim alone. Swim in designated areas that are supervised by lifeguards. Always supervise children in the […]

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County department of aging recognizes co-worker for national conference presentation

County department of aging recognizes co-worker for national conference presentation

| June 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities proudly recognizes Sanya Smith for recently presenting a workshop at the AIRS International Conference in Dallas, Texas, on the future of Information and Referral/Assistance in relation to innovative outreach.    Ms. Smith, along with a team of professionals of the Information & Assistance Program within the Department […]

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10 AACC students complete police academy

10 AACC students complete police academy

| June 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ten students were recognized as graduates of Anne Arundel Community College’s Police Entrance-Level Training Academy at a Police Academy Completion Ceremony June 5 at the Arnold campus. Providing the keynote address was Judge Wanda Keyes Heard, associate judge of the Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit. The top academic student, Recruit Officer Graduate Stephen […]

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Baysox beat Thunder, lightning in win

Baysox beat Thunder, lightning in win

| June 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Baysox battled through some nasty weather in a rain-shortened seven inning 5-3 win over the Trenton Thunder Saturday night. The game was called after the top of the seventh inning due to severe weather in the area. Orioles RHP Miguel Gonzalez made the start of the Baysox on a MLB Rehab Assignment. He threw […]

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