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Abundant volunteer opportunities in Anne Arundel

Abundant volunteer opportunities in Anne Arundel

| February 3, 2016 | 1 Comment

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 [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Annapolis Maritime Museum Are you looking for a fulfilling and engaging […]

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10th Annual SOUPer Bowl lunch to benefit the Light House

10th Annual SOUPer Bowl lunch to benefit the Light House

| February 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

Ten years ago, members of Heritage Baptist Church opened the doors to the community for a ‘donation only’ soup & salad lunch to raise funds for the Light House Shelter, thinking a tie-in between soup and the NFL playoff game would garner attention and help this struggling community cause. One decade later, much has changed […]

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Hospice expands ‘Courageous Conversations’ to Anne Arundel and Prince Georges Counties

Hospice expands ‘Courageous Conversations’ to Anne Arundel and Prince Georges Counties

| February 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

After two successful rounds last year in Annapolis and Severna Park,  Hospice of the Chesapeake will expand its free educational series of community discussions, Courageous Conversations. The spring 2016 series begins March 31 and will offer seven sessions, with three at the Annapolis Regional Library and four at locations in Prince George’s County. The series […]

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MDOD and DDA announce partnership with local providers

MDOD and DDA announce partnership with local providers

| January 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Maryland Department of Disabilities and the Developmental Disabilities Administration recently announced a partnership with five providers of vocational services throughout the state to implement a two-year initiative aimed at addressing employment barriers for job seekers with developmental disabilities. The Maryland Customized Employment Project, funded through Kessler Foundation of New Jersey, represents a collaboration among […]

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Bello Machre awarded $10,000 grant from Bank of America

Bello Machre awarded $10,000 grant from Bank of America

| January 28, 2016 | 1 Comment

Bello Machre is pleased to announce it has received a $10,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to welcome four adults into one of its new wheelchair-accessible homes. “We partner with nonprofits that provide basic human services, such as healthcare and housing in order to connect individuals in our community to the resources […]

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‘The Actual Dance’ is a conversation starter for Hospice educational outreach program

‘The Actual Dance’ is a conversation starter for Hospice educational outreach program

| January 27, 2016 | 1 Comment

Samuel A. Simon knows how to get people talking. He started speaking out as one of the original members of Ralph Nader’s very first legal advocacy group, known to many as Nader’s Raiders. He would eventually start his own consumer affairs consulting group and continued the discussion as an expert that national news programs would […]

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GumboFest this Sunday

GumboFest this Sunday

| January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, January 31, 2016, from 1pm to 4pm, the Friends of The Light House will host the 11th Annual GumboFest at the DoubleTree Hotel in Annapolis.  GumboFest is a charity gumbo cook-off featuring local chefs, restaurants and caterers from Annapolis and the surrounding area.  Trophies are presented in the Judges Choice and Peoples Choice […]

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More volunteer opportunities abound

More volunteer opportunities abound

| January 25, 2016 | 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 [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below.   Annapolis Film Festival The film festival is looking for a […]

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My Maryland, My Maryland to be on display at Hospice of Chesapeake

My Maryland, My Maryland to be on display at Hospice of Chesapeake

| January 24, 2016 | 1 Comment

Thousands of people already have seen the exhibit curated by the Chesapeake Arts Center that is headed for Gallery 90. But it actually will be more accessible than it was at its previous location, BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport’s Terminal D, where one had to be a traveler or employee and pass through security to see […]

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Foster Grandparent program looking for volunteers

Foster Grandparent program looking for volunteers

| January 21, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities is looking for senior volunteers capable of serving children with exceptional or special needs at various sites.  Volunteers are asked to commit to 15 hours or more per week offering mentoring, literacy help, advice, and being a special friend.  Locations include Anne Arundel County Public and […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust announces 2016 award winners

Chesapeake Bay Trust announces 2016 award winners

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Chesapeake Bay Trust  announced the recipients of its 2016 Annual Awards Program at a ceremony held in the Maryland General Assembly. During the event, more than 150 Chesapeake Bay supporters joined Maryland legislators to honor six exceptional teachers, students, and individuals for their outstanding contributions to environmental education, Bay restoration and volunteerism. Launched in […]

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West & Rhode Riverkeeper presents <em> Blackfish</em> screening and discussion

West & Rhode Riverkeeper presents Blackfish screening and discussion

| January 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The West & Rhode Riverkeeper presents Blackfish, the documentary that changed the way the world views killer whale captivity and forced SeaWorld to scramble to save its business. A screening at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, from 7 – 9 p.m., will be followed by a discussion with Tim Zimmermann, one […]

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Weather It Together at free presentation

Weather It Together at free presentation

| January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides will be hosting a free public lecture by John Englander, noted oceanographer, author and President of the International Sea Level Institute to hear how the global impacts of sea level rise will impact Annapolis and the greater Chesapeake region. Mr. Englander will discuss why Annapolis is leading the way in planning for the protection of […]

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Chesapeake Life Center offers free program on Understanding Grief

Chesapeake Life Center offers free program on Understanding Grief

| January 14, 2016 | 1 Comment

When a loved one dies, the first few weeks feel like a tidal wave of emotion and activity. Phone calls, funeral planning, money matters, a sudden family reunion and more all distract from dealing with the loss. Then the phone calls stop. The rush of planning is over. And the feeling of loss kicks in. […]

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World renowned cellist Lynn Harrell to join ASO in March

World renowned cellist Lynn Harrell to join ASO in March

| January 13, 2016 | 1 Comment

World renowned cellist, Lynn Harrell, joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra in the next set of Lexus Classic Series concerts at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 8pm.  Music Director José-Luis Novo will conduct the orchestra and Mr. Harrell in Dmitri Shostakovich’s Concerto for Violoncello No. […]

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Annapolis Shakespeare presents Chekhov’s Three Sisters

Annapolis Shakespeare presents Chekhov’s Three Sisters

| January 13, 2016 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, adapted and directed by Donald Hicken, will open January 22 with performances Friday, January 22nd at 8 p.m., Saturday, January 23rd at 8 p.m., and Sunday, January 24th at 3 p.m.   Tickets for opening night are $40-$55 and tickets for the remaining run are […]

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Hospice volunteer spotlight: Robert Candella

Hospice volunteer spotlight: Robert Candella

| January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently, Russ Jones, a longtime patron to Hospice of the Chesapeake, brought two friends to the administrative building in Pasadena to get a tour of the campus. The two men were interested in volunteering and were led by Director of Volunteer Services, Diane Sancilio, who introduced them to one of the chaplains. She explained to […]

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Chesapeake EcoQuiz on January 19th

Chesapeake EcoQuiz on January 19th

| January 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The West & Rhode Riverkeeper presents The Chesapeake EcoQuiz at Pirate’s Cove Restaurant, 4817 Riverside Drive, Galesville, MD  20765 on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 from 7 – 9 p.m. The West & Rhode Riverkeeper presents the Chesapeake EcoQuiz at Pirate’s Cove Restaurant in Galesville on Tuesday, January 19, from 7 – 9 p.m. Contestants can team up […]

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Hospice Cup seeks artists

Hospice Cup seeks artists

| January 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Hospice Cup – America’s original charity regatta – is looking for artwork to represent Hospice Cup XXXV. Artist should submit original artwork to The Circle Gallery, 18 State Circle, Annapolis, MD by March 8, 2016. There are no specific size regulations for entries and artist can submit up to 3 pieces. All entries will […]

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Volunteer for the New Year

Volunteer for the New Year

| January 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

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 [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Heartland Hospice Services Heartland Hospice provides hospice care to patients with […]

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Glen Burnie High : Teens for Jeans 2016

Glen Burnie High : Teens for Jeans 2016

| January 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

Glen Burnie High School Alumni Tyler Johns (18) is continuing the tradition of giving back, for the second year in a row. Teens for Jeans encourages young people to run a gently-used jeans drive in their school or community to provide jeans for youth experiencing homelessness. To date, the campaign has collected over 4.3 million […]

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Don’t forget to volunteer in 2016, here’s some options

Don’t forget to volunteer in 2016, here’s some options

| January 2, 2016 | 1 Comment

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 [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Anne Arundel County Board of Elections Volunteers are needed to serve […]

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