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Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks grant and scholarship applicants

Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks grant and scholarship applicants

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is currently seeking applications and nominations for its 2015 annual scholarship and awards program. Launched in 1998, the Trust’s Annual Awards Program honors students, teachers, individuals, communities and organizations for their work to promote education, improve local communities and help restore the Chesapeake Bay. Currently the Trust is soliciting applications and/or nominations […]

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Tai Burkholder joins Annapolis Film Festival as festival producer

Tai Burkholder joins Annapolis Film Festival as festival producer

| November 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

Tai Lavin Burkholder has joined the staff of the Annapolis Film Festival as Festival Producer.  A feature film producer with over 15 years of experience, Tai Burkholder is the Producer of two separate films that premiered at The Sundance Film Festival, including That’s What She Said starring Anne Heche. She has worked on dozens of films as Producer, Line Producer, […]

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A Cappella Holiday Show at Maryland Hall

A Cappella Holiday Show at Maryland Hall

| November 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Get in the holiday spirit! Bring your family and friends to Maryland Hall for an evening of holiday themed a cappella songs performed by Philadelphia-based group KeyStone on Saturday, December 6 at 7:30 pm. The concert will feature a variety of family-friendly holiday classics and contemporary favorites. Tickets are $12 for Non-Members and $9 for […]

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Hospice’s Treasures store announced holiday open house

Hospice’s Treasures store announced holiday open house

| November 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Catch the holiday spirit this season by shopping at the Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Treasures upscale resale store located in Severna Park. Staffed by volunteers, Treasures benefits Hospice of the Chesapeake and all of its programs and services. Join us at our Annual Customer Holiday Open House from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 6 […]

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Arundel Lodge merges with First Step Recovery Center

Arundel Lodge merges with First Step Recovery Center

| November 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

According to the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), about 45% of Americans seeking substance use disorder treatment have been diagnosed as having a co-occurring mental and substance use disorder. Conversely, people diagnosed with a mental health disorder are more likely to experience a problem with substance use. As a result, Arundel Lodge, […]

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Coats for Kids at Quiet Waters Park

Coats for Kids at Quiet Waters Park

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Recreation and Parks is launching a “Coats for Kids” campaign this month to help children in need throughout Anne Arundel County this winter.  Beginning with the opening of the Quiet Waters Park Ice Rink on November 10, donated items will be collected through December 8 and will be distributed by the Anne […]

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20th Annual Lights on the Bay opens November 22nd

20th Annual Lights on the Bay opens November 22nd

| November 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center’s (AAMC)  20th annual holiday light show, Lights on the Bay, will open to the public on Saturday, Nov. 22 and run through Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015.  Taking place at Sandy Point State Park, the event features a two-mile scenic drive along the Chesapeake Bay with approximately 70 animated and stationary displays […]

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Electronic navigation for the technically challenged

Electronic navigation for the technically challenged

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

From 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, December 6, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering an Electronic Navigation for Non-Technical People workshop, with class size limited and pre-registration needed. Participants will join Captain Jerry Friedman, a USCG-licensed Master, as he provides short non-technical descriptions of how GPS, GPS chart plotters, radar, depth sounders and […]

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80s Night at the Met presented by Avergan Foundation

80s Night at the Met presented by Avergan Foundation

| November 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

Save the date:  Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 8 to 11pm Here’s the place:  Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge And Here’s the details:  Come out for “80’s Night at the Met”!! Avergan Foundation’s annual fundraising event is going to be totally rad and you are invited.  The fun and exciting evening planned includes: Great live 80’s music […]

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Big Vanilla partners with Bello Machre to help

Big Vanilla partners with Bello Machre to help

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over 200 bike riders and exercise enthusiasts came out to the Big Vanilla Athletic Club’s Spin-A-Thon fundraiser, held in the club’s parking lot.  The 24-hour fundraiser started at 5 PM on Friday, September 26, 2014 and continued until 5 PM on Saturday, September 27, 2014.  The event raised over $3,000 benefiting people with developmental disabilities […]

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Annapolis Irish Festival donates $10K to Hospice of the Chesapeake

Annapolis Irish Festival donates $10K to Hospice of the Chesapeake

| November 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Hospice of the Chesapeake recently received a $10,000 donation from the organizers of the 2014 Annapolis Irish Festival. The annual event draws thousands of visitors to the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds each July. The proceeds will support the nonprofits programs and services in both Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties. “Each year we are grateful […]

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Morgan Stanley donates $10K to Light House Shelter

Morgan Stanley donates $10K to Light House Shelter

| November 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Light House Shelter, a homeless prevention support center, located in Annapolis MD, recently received a $10,000 contribution from Morgan Stanley in honor of Morgan Stanley’s volunteers.  During Morgan Stanley’s annual Global Volunteer Month, volunteers at the Annapolis office prepared lunch bags for patrons of the Light House Shelter.  Employee Molleda Koy, a Registered Associate […]

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Auditions for Annapolis Opera coming to a close

Auditions for Annapolis Opera coming to a close

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Opera will hold auditions for its 2015-2016 season on January 9-10, 2015 at the Academy of Vocal Arts(AVA) in Philadelphia, PA and on January 15-16, 2015, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts(MHCA) in Annapolis, MD. The company will be auditioning for a fully staged production of Gounod’s Faust and two aria concerts. […]

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Lights of Kindness to raise funds for local charities

Lights of Kindness to raise funds for local charities

| November 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Rotary Club of South Anne Arundel County presents the “Lights of Kindness” , December 4 through 7th, 2014, in support of charities both locally and through the Rotary Foundation. The Rotary Foundation supports local programs such as the Bountiful Backpacks and the Dictionary Project, as well as international clean water initiatives, the Malawi Water Project, […]

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Eastport kicks Annapolis’ butt in tug-of-war…again!

Eastport kicks Annapolis’ butt in tug-of-war…again!

| November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Well, it looks like Eastport has regained the bragging rights for another year!  After 7 tugs, the Maritime Republic of Eastport ended up the victor 5-2.  The winning Annapolis teams were the USNA Midshipmem/Rugby Team with VICE ADMIRAL Carter, Superintendent of the Academy, and the Annapolis Police Department led by Chief Michael Pristoop. Mayor Pantelides […]

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ALS Artisan Boutique scheduled for December 7th

ALS Artisan Boutique scheduled for December 7th

| November 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Unlike some people, Nancy Wright received a quick diagnosis. Her symptoms began with a drop in her big toe, followed by stumbling and ultimately tumbling to the ground. The diagnosis was ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Mrs. Wright weakened quickly and in a matter of months went from using a cane, to a […]

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BGE Green Grants total more than $300K

BGE Green Grants total more than $300K

| November 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)  announced that it is providing more than $300,000 in grants to more than 40 local nonprofit organizations committed to environmental preservation, protection and enhancement. In its second year and as part of BGE’s steadfast commitment to sustainability, environmental stewardship and philanthropic giving, the BGE Green Grants program, is specifically […]

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Barktoberfest a huge success

Barktoberfest a huge success

| November 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The SPCA of Anne Arundel County celebrated its rendition of Oktoberfest with a fundraiser on Saturday, October 25th held at the Green Turtle in Annapolis. With a festive atmosphere of dogs (and some of their human companions) in costume, the day was packed with great music, food, and raffle items. For the dog costume pet […]

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Annapolis Barbershop singers score big in regional competition

Annapolis Barbershop singers score big in regional competition

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Singers representing the Annapolis area captured multiple honors late last month at the Barbershop Harmony Society’s annual Mid-Atlantic District Convention in Wildwood, NJ. Last Men Standing won the quartet championship, and the Sons of the Severn chorus placed sixth overall in the chorus competition. Both groups represent the Anne Arundel County, Maryland Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society. In […]

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Exec. Director of Hammond-Harwood House to retire

Exec. Director of Hammond-Harwood House to retire

| November 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Hammond-Harwood House Board of Trustees, in the heart of historic Annapolis, announces the retirement of Carter Lively, Executive Director for the past 15 years. Carter has served longer than any other house museum executive director in Annapolis. He is from Portsmouth, Virginia and studied history at James Madison University. Before coming to Annapolis Carter […]

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LSO offers a spooky concert for young and old alike

LSO offers a spooky concert for young and old alike

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

What could be better than hearing the Londontowne Symphony Orchestra play some of the spookiest pieces of classical music less than a week before Halloween? Hearing the music, then taking home a prize in the LSO’s second annual costume contest! Gianna Sala (funniest/most original), Ashley Rogers (scariest) and Jamison Cook (cutest) did just that at […]

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2014 Volunteer Hall of Fame inductees named

2014 Volunteer Hall of Fame inductees named

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year’s Volunteer Project Hall of Fame Celebration will be held on November 13, 2014, from 11:30am until 2pm. Comcast will host this event at Blue Dolphin Seafood Bar and Grill in Gambrills, MD.  The Volunteer Project Hall of Fame is sponsored by the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County and the Coordinators of Volunteers […]

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