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iJet International relocates, expands Annapolis headquarters

iJet International relocates, expands Annapolis headquarters

| January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

iJET International, Inc., a leading provider of integrated risk management solutions, is proud to announce the opening of its technologically advanced, new headquarters in Annapolis, MD. This cutting-edge facility consolidates all of the Annapolis based company’s offices under a single roof to create one Global Integrated Operations Center, a state of the art environment designed […]

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Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

| January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is pleased to announce that it has awarded $30,000 in funding for school enrichment projects to 11 elementary schools in its central Maryland service area as part of the third annual BGE Wires Down Video Challenge. The eleven winning schools and their videos were selected from a field of […]

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More than 5000 take the plunge for Special Olympics (PHOTOS)

More than 5000 take the plunge for Special Olympics (PHOTOS)

| January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

…the land of the free and the home of the brave……… And with that 5000 seemingly sane people ran toward the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay yesterday afternoon at 1pm.  Some sort of religious ritual? Nope! Cult? Nope! A great cause? BINGO! It was the 19th annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge to […]

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Heritage Baptist Backpack Buddies received generous gift from Food Lion

Heritage Baptist Backpack Buddies received generous gift from Food Lion

| January 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Backpack Buddies Program at Heritage Baptist Church has received $3,000 from the Food Lion Charitable Foundation just in time to help feed local elementary students. Backpack Buddies will use the gift to purchase food for children in the program at Georgetown East and Mills/Parole Elementary Schools in Annapolis. “This grant is a tremendous gift […]

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Hammond-Harwood House shifts staff around as they search for new Executive Director

Hammond-Harwood House shifts staff around as they search for new Executive Director

| January 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Hammond-Harwood House Museum in downtown Annapolis is announcing staff changes starting January of 2015. Their Executive Director, Carter Lively, has retired as of December 31, 2014.  Museum trustees have selected Rachel Lovett, Assistant Director/Curator to serve as Site Administrator while the search for Carter’s replacement is underway. Additionally museum trustees have hired Hammond-Harwood House […]

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Untold Stories at the Banneker-Douglass Museum opens February 7th

Untold Stories at the Banneker-Douglass Museum opens February 7th

| January 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hometown Teams, a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition, will begin its Maryland tour through five communities at the Banneker-Douglass Museum in Annapolis, Maryland. The museum will highlight the athletes from Maryland’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in a companion exhibition titled “Untold Stories: Athletes of Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities,” running February 7 through […]

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Free kidney health screening set for March in Annapolis

Free kidney health screening set for March in Annapolis

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

To celebrate World Kidney Day and encourage people to learn their risks for developing kidney disease, the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland (NKF-MD) will hold a free KEY (Kidneys: Evaluate Yours) health screening in Annapolis. The screening will take place Thursday, Mar. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Comptroller of Maryland Treasury […]

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Baysox taking a different look at Valentine’s Day

Baysox taking a different look at Valentine’s Day

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox announce today a Valentine’s Day twist for those who would rather curl up on the couch in their pajamas than celebrate the holiday. Rocko, the Baysox fish mascot with a big attitude, is tired of the same old happy, hackneyed, heart-shaped celebration. In addition to offering Louie’s tried and true Valentine’s Day ticket […]

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AACC encourages employers to sign up for April job fair

AACC encourages employers to sign up for April job fair

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Employers planning to hire workers this spring or summer should sign up now to have a booth at Anne Arundel Community College’s Spring Job Fair from noon-4 p.m. April 16, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The fair is open to jobseekers in the Maryland-Washington, D.C. Metro area […]

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C’mon, get your plunge on with WRNR and Eye On Annapolis

C’mon, get your plunge on with WRNR and Eye On Annapolis

| January 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Polar Bear Plunge is only a few days away and WRNR and Eye On Annapolis have teamed up to plunge together.  But that’s not all!  We need team members too.  Join the WRNR-Eye On Annapolis team, raise some money for Special Olympics, jump in freezing cold water and feel good about it.  But we will help […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters hires Michelle Lawrence as Director of Marketing & Communications

Big Brothers Big Sisters hires Michelle Lawrence as Director of Marketing & Communications

| January 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake announced today that Michelle Lawrence has been hired as Director of Marketing and Communications, a first-of-its-kind role for the organization. Lawrence comes to Big Brothers Big Sisters from the second largest running organization in the country, Atlanta Track Club. She brings with her a variety of experience […]

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Joe Barsin releases Annapolis Film Festival poster for 2015

Joe Barsin releases Annapolis Film Festival poster for 2015

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The new poster art for the 2015 Annapolis Film Festival has just been released. Illustrated by the Festival’s Art Director, Joe Barsin, it has a distinctive design style. Says Festival Director, Patti White: “Joe has come up with an entertaining and new view of our City and its relationship to the festival. He has incorporated […]

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Free Seminar: Recognizing the at-risk learner

Free Seminar: Recognizing the at-risk learner

| January 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

A free seminar, Recognizing the at-risk learner, will be presented on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from 7:00 – 8:30pm at the Crofton Community Library. Parents of kindergarten and preschool-aged children should attend to learn about early communication, behavioral, and social indicators that may predict later learning difficulties. What might you observe? How do you discuss […]

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More greatness from Rams Head On Stage

More greatness from Rams Head On Stage

| January 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

01/22 Red Molly w. Michael Clem of eddie from ohio 01/23 Dirty Bourbon River Show 01/24 Free Range Improv Comedy 01/25 Marshall Tucker Band 01/27 Little River Band 01/28 Heart Brigade: A Tribute to Heart 01/29 Tiempo Libre 01/30 The Smithereens 01/31 Good Deale Bluegrass & Eastman String Band 02/02 Robert Cray Band 02/03 John […]

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ASO presents The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant

ASO presents The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant

| January 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

Pack your trunks and come along to Babar’s coronation at the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Family Concert on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 2:00pm and 3:30pm at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  Jean de Brunhoff’s classic children’s book The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant will come to life in music by Francis Poulenc with […]

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Bayhawks trade for Matt Danowski

Bayhawks trade for Matt Danowski

| January 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bayhawks have acquired one of the most dynamic players in Major League Lacrosse without giving up a member of their current roster. President and head coach Dave Cottle announced on Monday that Chesapeake has traded three draft picks to the Charlotte Hounds in exchange for perennial All-Star attackman Matt Danowski. The Bayhawks gave […]

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Live Arts Maryland to celebrate J. Ernest Green’s 30th anniversary

Live Arts Maryland to celebrate J. Ernest Green’s 30th anniversary

| January 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

Live Arts Maryland celebrates J. Ernest Green’s 30th anniversary as Music Director at Gala 2015 on Saturday, January 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. Called the best night of entertainment in Annapolis by past gala attendees, Gala 2015 will include lots of great music and, pearls being the traditional 30th anniversary gift, […]

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St. Andrew’s open house scheduled for January 23rd

St. Andrew’s open house scheduled for January 23rd

| January 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Saint Andrew’s Day School will host a winter Open House on Friday, January 23, 2015. Families with children from Pre-K-8th grade are invited to visit from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. to meet our enthusiastic, experienced faculty, see classes in session, and tour campus with our 8th grade tour guides. Q& A opportunities follow the tours, giving […]

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Pride of Baltimore and Port of Baltimore announce Maritime Day Contest for students

Pride of Baltimore and Port of Baltimore announce Maritime Day Contest for students

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

In anticipation of Baltimore’s 2nd annual National Maritime Day event, Pride of Baltimore, Inc. and the Port of Baltimore have launched their second annual statewide student contest! Maryland K – 12 students are challenged to use their creativity to explain (A) How the Port of Baltimore has changed over time, and why it is a […]

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1st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade a resounding success

1st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade a resounding success

| January 19, 2015 | 3 Comments

Annapolis’ 1st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., parade went off without a hitch under crisp blue skies and was a resounding success. The parade started near Park Place and continued down West Street, around Church Circle and down Main Street where thousands lined the street cheering. Participating in the parade (among many others) were […]

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What to do when good bras go bad

What to do when good bras go bad

| January 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Busy women have a bad habit of putting personal needs last, particularly when it comes to a properly fitting bra. However, a well-fitted bra is no indulgence. Bad bras can cause shoulder, neck and back pain as well as problems with posture and breathing.  Eight out of ten women are wearing the wrong size bra. […]

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Search Engine Academy rebrands as Invenio SEO

Search Engine Academy rebrands as Invenio SEO

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Search Engine Academy Washington DC rebranded during the holiday period and is now Invenio SEO. On January 1, 2015, the new website (www.invenioseo.com) was successfully launched and began offering search engine optimization training and consulting support services in Maryland, DC and Northern Virginia. Classes are one, two or three days long. Custom classes can be […]

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