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Department of Aging offering 2 free spring workshops at AAMC

Department of Aging offering 2 free spring workshops at AAMC

| April 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

Two free workshops: “Living Well with Chronic Conditions” and “Living Well with Diabetes” are being offered again this Spring by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities at Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, MD.  Adults 18 and older are welcome to attend. A chronic condition can be anything from high blood pressure to […]

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Chuck Mead headlining at Metropolitan on April 16th

Chuck Mead headlining at Metropolitan on April 16th

| April 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

After leading several popular ‘80s cult bands in and around his hometown of Lawrence, Kansas, Chuck Mead landed on Nashville’s Lower Broadway where he co-founded the famed ‘90s Alternative Country quintet BR549. The band’s seven albums, three Grammy nominations and the Country Music Association Award for Best Overseas Touring Act would build an indelible bridge between authentic […]

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Eastport Gallery to move out of Annapolis (April 5-30, 2014)

Eastport Gallery to move out of Annapolis (April 5-30, 2014)

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

We just received this note from Joanie Surette, the owner of the Eastport Gallery on Fourth Street.  The gallery was a personal favorite and will be missed. But we wish her all the best in the new venture in South County! After a great run, The Eastport Gallery will be closing its doors at the […]

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Great Give and social media buddies

Great Give and social media buddies

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Great Give – the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County’s (CFAAC) 24-hour online giving event – provides a unique and rewarding way for Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) students to enhance their academic studies. Through the Great Give 2014 Social Media Buddy Program, AACC students with social media knowledge and experience are partnered with […]

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Free parking for residents at Park Place garage

Free parking for residents at Park Place garage

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

In an ongoing effort to accommodate residential parking, Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the City of Annapolis, in partnership with Park Annapolis, will bring back two-hour free parking vouchers at the Park Place garage. Park Annapolis will once again offer a blue ticket to be used at Park Place, similar to the one used […]

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Annapolis Opera Idol coming in May

Annapolis Opera Idol coming in May

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis area’s own version of American Idol takes place on the weekend of May 3 and 4, 2014, in Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts at Annapolis Opera’s 25th Anniversary Vocal Competition. It’s a unique opportunity to hear some of the Mid-Atlantic region’s finest opera stars of the future and it’s FREE, thanks to sponsorship […]

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What’s new in Anne Arundel County

What’s new in Anne Arundel County

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wow, the folks at the Annapolis &  Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) have created an incredible list of new events, new places, improvements, and more!  Check it out! There’s a lot that’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland this spring and summer. To make it easy for area residents and […]

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ABYC steps up electric shock drowning outreach

ABYC steps up electric shock drowning outreach

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The American Boat & Yacht Council’s Foundation (ABYC) is partnering with the Energy Education Council’s Safe Electricity “Teach Learn Care TLC” campaign to help prevent Electric Shock Drowning (ESD). The safety messages include proper maintenance of your boat’s electrical system and safe actions in the water. Thanks to a grant recently awarded by the National […]

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Subaru donates nearly $13K to Chesapeake Bay Trust

Subaru donates nearly $13K to Chesapeake Bay Trust

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Subaru of America, Inc. (“SOA”) in partnership with two local dealerships, Annapolis Subaru and Gateway Subaru, presented almost $13,000 to the Chesapeake Bay Trust as a part of the 2013 Subaru “Share the Love” event.  The Chesapeake Bay Trust is a nonprofit, grantmaking organization dedicated to restoring the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams.  […]

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Police searching for sex offender

Police searching for sex offender

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

On March 21,2014, the Anne Arundel County Police Department initiated an investigation involving the sexual abuse of a child. Through the investigation, it was learned that a toddler left in the care and custody of Darrius Eric Carr was sexually abused over the course of several days.  Based on evidence recovered during the investigation, detectives […]

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5K run and dog walk to support veterans

5K run and dog walk to support veterans

| April 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

America’s VetDogs® – The Veteran’s K-9 Corps® (www.VetDogs.org) is excited to host the Fourth Annual Annapolis 5K Run & Dog Walk (www.5K.vetdogs.org) to benefit America’s VetDogs, a non-profit organization that provides guide and service dogs, free of charge, to disabled veterans of all eras at no cost to them. The event takes place at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis, Maryland on Sunday, […]

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Ralph Crosby: Lessons learned in a lifetime of marketing

Ralph Crosby: Lessons learned in a lifetime of marketing

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Get Marketing and PR Lessons from an Annapolis Icon Ralph Crosby to Discuss “Lessons Learned in a Lifetime of Marketing” Including: Social Media is the PR Person’s Ticket into the Executive Suite Journalists are the PR Person’s Most Important Customer Thursday, April 10, noon-1:30 p.m. Thomas Point Room Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West St., Annapolis Learn […]

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The Summit School Anniversary Gala this weekend (April 5, 2014)

The Summit School Anniversary Gala this weekend (April 5, 2014)

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, April 5, The Summit School will commemorate Summit’s 25th Anniversary. Since 1989, Summit has been Sowing the Seeds of Success – for every child, every day.  This year’s gala celebrates students, families, and teachers on this very special evening of cocktails, dinner, music, auctions, and fun! More than 250 guests will gather on […]

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Call for Artists Without Limits

Call for Artists Without Limits

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Artists of all ages with disabilities who reside in Anne Arundel County are invited to submit artwork to the 2014 Artists Without Limits Art Exhibit. This exhibit will feature works of art created exclusively by Anne Arundel County artists with disabilities. The exhibit will kick off with an Opening Night Reception on May 12, 2014 […]

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Lecture at St. John’s on the Liberal Education of Plato’s “Laws”

Lecture at St. John’s on the Liberal Education of Plato’s “Laws”

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. John’s College tutor Robert Goldberg will give a lecture titled “The Liberal Education of Plato’s ‘Laws’” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, April 4 at 8 p.m. Goldberg earned his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate from Harvard […]

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HeadFirst Concussion Care sponsors Hockey for Heroes tournament

HeadFirst Concussion Care sponsors Hockey for Heroes tournament

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

HeadFirst Concussion Care, a program of Maryland-based Righttime Medical Care, was a sponsor of Hockey for Heroes, a charity ice hockey exhibition tournament held last weekend at the United States Naval Academy’s McMullen Ice Arena in Annapolis, Md. A 24‐hour, round‐the‐clock tournament sponsored by the Navy Youth Hockey team, Hockey for Heroes raised awareness and […]

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Voices for Africa benefit concert

Voices for Africa benefit concert

| March 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Friends of Togo Outreach and Soteria Assembly are proud to announce the Voices For Africa Benefit Concert at the Chesapeake Arts Center on Saturday, April 12, 2014 in the Hammonds Lane Theatre located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225 at 6:00pm. Tickets are available for purchase for $25 by calling the Box […]

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Watermark receives Coast Guard certification

Watermark receives Coast Guard certification

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Watermark kicks off its 2014 cruise season with recognition by the United States Coast Guard for excellence in vessel maintenance, safety and crew proficiency. Watermark maintains the largest private fleet of yachts in the Chesapeake Bay region – offered for private charter and public sightseeing cruises in Annapolis and Baltimore – and most vessels in […]

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New Opportunities In Construction program for Anne Arundel County

New Opportunities In Construction program for Anne Arundel County

| March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Office of Central Services, in conjunction with the county Department of Public Works, Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation and the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Committee, will host New Opportunities in Construction on Tuesday, April 15 from 4-6 p.m., at the Central Sanitation Facility Complex, 445 Maxwell Frye Road in Millersville. This outreach event targets […]

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Cleo’s Fine Oils featured in Annapolis Film Festival documentary

Cleo’s Fine Oils featured in Annapolis Film Festival documentary

| March 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Journeying from olive trees nestled in the rolling hills of Umbria, Italy, to Cleo’s Fine Oils in the Annapolis Towne Centre and ending in a Severna Park family kitchen, “What’s In Your Bottle?,” is a documentary study of environmental consumerism making its debut at the Annapolis Film Festival on March 29. Filmmaker Jessica Paholsky of […]

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AACPS narrows Superintendent choice to 3 candidates

AACPS narrows Superintendent choice to 3 candidates

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County today announced it has narrowed the field of candidates for the next Superintendent of Anne Arundel County Public Schools to three following interviews with six semifinalists last weekend. The finalists are: Dr. George Arlotto, Chief of Staff and former Associate Superintendent for School Performance, Anne Arundel County […]

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Solar Energy World to host Earth Day event

Solar Energy World to host Earth Day event

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Solar Energy World, a locally owned and operated Solar System Design and Installation Company that runs its own facility on solar electricity, is hosting a Free Solar 101 Workshop for Homeowners from the Baltimore/DC metro area on Saturday April 19, 2014, from 10:30 AM -12:30 PM at their Headquarters in Elkridge Maryland. Attendees will receive […]

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