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CBMM wins 2015 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award

CBMM wins 2015 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award

| January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

WeddingWire, the nation’s leading online wedding marketplace, named the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as a winner of the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® 2015 for wedding venues in St. Michaels, MD. The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® 2015 recognizes the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust announces annual award winners

Chesapeake Bay Trust announces annual award winners

| January 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

Last week, the Chesapeake Bay Trust will announce the recipients of its 2015 Annual Awards Program at a ceremony held in the Maryland General Assembly. During the event, more than 150 Chesapeake Bay supporters will join Maryland legislators to honor six exceptional teachers, students, and environmental leaders for their outstanding contributions to education, Bay restoration and […]

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Special Olympics to unite the USA with special torch run this summer

Special Olympics to unite the USA with special torch run this summer

| January 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

Special Olympics and Michelle Kwan announced this week on ABC’s Good Morning America that registration has opened for the first-ever Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America. The Unified Relay will give anyone in the country a chance to carry the Flame of Hope that will be lit in Athens, Greece and […]

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CBMM to be featured on MPT’s <em>Chesapeake Collectibles</em>

CBMM to be featured on MPT’s Chesapeake Collectibles

| January 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s floating fleet of historic boats will be featured in a segment of Maryland Public Television’s February 5 broadcast of its signature series, Chesapeake Collectibles. The floating fleet is part of the museum’s collection of Chesapeake Bay watercraft, and can be seen along CBMM’s waterfront campus in St. Michaels, MD. “We […]

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7th annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival to begin in February

7th annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival to begin in February

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

World Artists Experiences and the International Division of Maryland’s Office of the Secretary of State invite the public to attend free screenings of five films in the Seventh Annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival.  The festival will run for five weeks beginning the week of February 2 and ending March 6 at five […]

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Maryland Day celebrations planned

Maryland Day celebrations planned

| January 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

For the eighth year in a row, Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town and South County is partnering with regional heritage organizations and businesses to showcase the area’s historical, cultural and natural heritage for visitors and residents of all ages. Events and activities will take place throughout the Maryland Day Celebration weekend […]

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9th SOUPer Bowl planned for Sunday, February 1

9th SOUPer Bowl planned for Sunday, February 1

| January 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Before settling in to watch the Patriots vs. Seahawks in the NFL championship game, you can score great food AND help the homeless by joining Heritage Baptist Church at the 9th Annual SOUPer Bowl Lunch for the Annapolis Light House Homeless Prevention Support Center on Sunday, February 1, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Members […]

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Rotary Crab Feast date announced

Rotary Crab Feast date announced

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Annapolis is gearing up for its 70th annual Crab Feast scheduled for Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis.  This special event is not only the world’s largest crab feast but also a major fund-raiser which benefits local community and cultural […]

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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 | 1 Comment

…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 | 1 Comment

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 | 1 Comment

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 | 1 Comment

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 | 2 Comments

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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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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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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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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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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Severna Park students help modernize Chesapeake Children’s Museum

Severna Park students help modernize Chesapeake Children’s Museum

| January 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Severna Park High School seniors Katrina McNally and Sarah Weinstein work with a trio of underclassmen to help modernize the old Annapolis museum. For their Leadership class, they created a service learning project targeted towards the Chesapeake Children’s Museum in Annapolis. The students are building educational panels to line the walkway to the building in […]

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Antique & Classic Boat Society maked CBMM donation

Antique & Classic Boat Society maked CBMM donation

| January 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum President Kristen Greenaway, left, was recently presented with an annual fund donation from the Antique & Classic Boat Society’s Chesapeake Bay Chapter member Frank Hopkinson, right. The organization partners with CBMM to bring the Antique & Classic Boat Festival to St. Michaels each Father’s Day weekend. The donation is supporting more […]

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