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BikeAAA distributes hundreds of helmets to county children

BikeAAA distributes hundreds of helmets to county children

| July 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

Bicycle Advocates for Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (“BikeAAA”) in partnership with several other organizations has been busy this summer  providing bicycle safety instruction and bike helmets to hundreds of Anne Arundel County children and adults.    BikeAAA is an all-volunteer 501c3 that advocates for safe biking for transportation, recreation and health countywide. BikeAAA organized this […]

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AACC concert series on tap for August

AACC concert series on tap for August

| July 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

Rousing marches and energetic medleys will be featured at the “Summer Concert” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts at Anne Arundel Community College. The AACC Concert Band, conducted by adjunct music faculty Paul Dembowki, will join with the Broadneck Area Summer Band […]

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Rams Head On Stage announces new shows

Rams Head On Stage announces new shows

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

07/28 Guitar Masters Andy McKee, Antoine Dufour & Stephen Bennett 07/29 ‘The Handmade Quarterly’ Vol. III featuring Higher Hands, Bumpin’ Uglies, Pressing Strings & Skribe 07/30 Damon Fowler & Jason Ricci 07/31 Howie Day: CD Release w. Anna Rose 08/01 Delbert McClinton w. Brian Dunne 08/02 Walter Trout 08/03 Gin Blossoms 08/04 Donavon Frankenreiter w. […]

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Battle of the Bands concludes after 17 years

Battle of the Bands concludes after 17 years

| July 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Today, the Anne Arundel County High School Battle of the Bands has announced the conclusion of the annual Annapolis-based event, after 17 consecutive years at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis. Founded by Nancy Almgren in 1999 as a way to expose County residents to talented musicians from all of the area high […]

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AACC professor selected for national STEM award

AACC professor selected for national STEM award

| July 27, 2015 | 4 Comments

Alycia A. Marshall, Ph.D., chair of Anne Arundel Community College’s mathematics department, was chosen for a top national honor in the science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) field. INSIGHT into Diversity magazine named her one of 100 Inspiring Women in STEM in recognition of her leadership in mentoring, teaching and encouraging students to major in […]

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Navy names new assistant women’s basketball coach

Navy names new assistant women’s basketball coach

| July 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Navy head women’s basketball coach Stefanie Pemper announced today the hiring of Ashley Langford as an assistant coach.  Langford comes to Navy from the University of Denver where she had been an assistant for the last three seasons.  “I am really excited to add Ashley to our staff,” said Pemper. “She was the first person […]

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Annapolis Shakespeare Company comes to Reynolds Tavern

Annapolis Shakespeare Company comes to Reynolds Tavern

| July 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Shakespeare Company is proud to announce their production, The Servant of Two Masters, a Helen Hayes Awards © recommended production. A Helen Hayes Award © is a theater award named for the famed actress Helen Hayes to recognize excellence in professional theater in the Washington, D.C. area since 1983. The awards are named in tribute to Helen Hayes, known as […]

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Citizen input needed on Odenton Town Center, meeting on August 5th

Citizen input needed on Odenton Town Center, meeting on August 5th

| July 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Office of Planning and Zoning invites business leaders, stakeholders, and citizens interested in future growth of the Odenton Town Center to join staff at a meeting to discuss the Preliminary Draft OTC Master Plan.  “Public input is crucial to putting forth a long-term, sustainable plan for the Odenton Town Center,” said […]

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The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle to perform at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle to perform at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

| July 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, July 29, The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps, from Rosemont, Ill., will perform at Drum Corps: An American Tradition.  The event begins at 7:30 p.m. at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. This event is an opportunity for drum corps fan and marching band students in the Annapolis area to experience Drum Corps International (DCI) […]

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Baysox to honor military heroes with special card set

Baysox to honor military heroes with special card set

| July 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox will celebrate Military Heroes Appreciation Night with a special card set giveaway featuring local military heroes on Friday, July 31, as the team takes on the Trenton Thunder at 7:05 p.m. The first 1,000 fans ages 18 and older will receive the 21-card set, populated with current and former members of the […]

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Community Action Agency achieves MSDE accreditation

Community Action Agency achieves MSDE accreditation

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Community Action Agency’s six Head Start centers have all achieved accreditation by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).  To be accredited means the agency’s Head Start program has achieved highest quality and reflects research-based, best practices in early childhood education.   Head Start children benefit because their learning environments are exciting, […]

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The Light House names new Deputy Director

The Light House names new Deputy Director

| July 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Elizabeth Kinney, Executive Director of The Light House is pleased to announce the appointment of Teresa Fields as the new Deputy Director as of July 1, 2015. Teresa comes to The Light House from Fairfax, Virginia where she served as Community Management Initiatives Analyst for Fairfax County Virginia Department of Neighborhood and Community Services. Prior […]

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Harry Potter to invade Annapolis Bookstore

Harry Potter to invade Annapolis Bookstore

| July 23, 2015 | 2 Comments

On July 28th in a little house on Privet Drive, a whole bunch of flying envelopes arrived inviting a certain boy who lived in a cupboard under the stairs to a prestigious boarding school…. Butter beer! Cauldron cakes! Learn the art of tea leaf reading, take your OWLs and if you are feeling particularly clever, […]

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Robert Andrew to host Summer Block Party

Robert Andrew to host Summer Block Party

| July 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Robert Andrew Salon and Spa in Gambrills, MD has partnered with WRQX 107.3 to host a huge Summer Block Party with proceeds to benefit Chrysalis House. This event will be on On July 31st from 3p-7p 107.3 Radio Personality, Sarah Fraser and the WRQX Street Team will be there partying with us from 5p-7p and Louie, The Bowie Baysox Mascot will […]

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Volunteer opportunities abound in Anne Arundel

Volunteer opportunities abound in Anne Arundel

| July 23, 2015 | 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 ask.aacvc@outlook.com or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Annapolis Youth Services Bureau This organization provides youth oriented comprehensive professional […]

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Frank family donates $3M to Anne Arundel Medical Center

Frank family donates $3M to Anne Arundel Medical Center

| July 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Families with babies born at AAMC’s birth center will soon have access to expanded services designed to enhance the patient and family’s experience thanks to a donation by Thomas J. Frank and his wife, Nancy. Today, the Frank family presented AAMC’s birth center with a $3 million donation that includes a cash donation and a […]

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First Sunday Arts Fest has solid lineup for August

First Sunday Arts Fest has solid lineup for August

| July 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

The hottest in Summer Fun returns to downtown Annapolis on Sunday August 2 with the First Sunday Arts Festival on Calvert and West Streets from 11am to 5pm The day is going to be filled with one of this street festivals biggest music line ups ever! The music starts big in the Stan and Joe’s parking […]

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Library presents free concert at Quiet Waters Park

Library presents free concert at Quiet Waters Park

| July 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Groove to the smooth sounds of the Caribbean with Kevin Martin & The Geckos at a free, outdoor concert. The event will provide summer fun with plenty of audience participation and entertainment for all. The park’s normal $6 entrance fee will be waived for concertgoers. Make sure to bring your lawn chairs, blankets and dance […]

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Late errors seal Baysox fate

Late errors seal Baysox fate

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Baysox committed two costly errors in the top of the ninth inning to help the Reading Fightin Phils to a 6-4 win Tuesday. The game was tied 4-4 with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning when a Brian Pointer single past Baysox second baseman Garabez Rosa resulted in a pair of […]

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AACC names two new deans

AACC names two new deans

| July 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College has named Karen L. Cook, J.D., as the new dean for the School of Business and Law and Bruce Bowman, Ph.D., as the dean of the School of Sciences and Technology. Until her appointment as dean, Cook was director of AACC’s Legal Studies Institute, professor of law and the college’s federal […]

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Junior League to host new member open house

Junior League to host new member open house

| July 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. invites women in the community who are interested in learning more about joining the Junior League to attend their New Member Open House on August 15, 2015 from 11:30 – 1:30 p.m. in Severna Park. All women over the age of 21 years, living in Anne Arundel County and its […]

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Four AACC student-athletes earn NJCAA academic awards

Four AACC student-athletes earn NJCAA academic awards

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Four Anne Arundel Community College student-athletes received National Junior College Athletic Association Academic Student-Athlete Awards for the 2014-2015 year. Ashley Wilkins of Pasadena, a Chesapeake High School graduate who played midfield and goalie for women’s soccer and ran cross country, was one of only 185 student-athletes in the nation to earn the top Pinnacle Award […]

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