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December happenings at Hammond-Harwood House

December happenings at Hammond-Harwood House

| December 5, 2016

“At Home with the Harwood’s: An 1835 Christmas” Holiday Tours December 2 through 31 Tuesday to Sunday tours on the hour 12pm to 4pm. Last tour at 4pm. Tours will be given on the regular hours of the museum with museum admission. This special tour takes visitors back to the early 19th century when the Harwoods […]

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WRNR’s Holiday Hoo-Ha with The Head and the Heart, Pete Yorn, and Joseph to benefit Samaritan House

WRNR’s Holiday Hoo-Ha with The Head and the Heart, Pete Yorn, and Joseph to benefit Samaritan House

| December 1, 2016

Does your holiday list include great live music, awesome rock-n-roll merchandise and tickets to the “must see” concert of 2017? What if you could mix in a benefit for a local non-profit group who helps men battling addiction in our community? You can check off all of these at WRNR’s 2016 Holiday Hoo-Ha concert Friday, […]

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Volunteer this holiday season! The Volunteer Center has the answer

Volunteer this holiday season! The Volunteer Center has the answer

| December 1, 2016

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 Department of Aging and Disabilities The Department […]

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AACC employees put dent in Food Link’s Thanksgiving food drive

AACC employees put dent in Food Link’s Thanksgiving food drive

| November 30, 2016

Anne Arundel Community College’s staff and faculty recently donated $4,765 and 137 meals for Food Link’s Thanksgiving food drive. “We can meet the need and it’s because of you,” said Cathy Bird, executive director of Food Link. “You are hands down our most consistent donor on this level.” Bird said having traditional holiday food can […]

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Partners in Care honors local Veterans

Partners in Care honors local Veterans

| November 25, 2016

More than 40 local veterans, together with their family members and friends, attended Partners In Care’s annual Veterans Day Luncheon held on Friday, November 11, at Our Lady of the Fields Catholic Church in Millersville. The event was kicked off with a color guard presentation by the Maryland State Police. Barbara Huston, President/CEO of Partners […]

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Bello Machre receives $15K grant from Bank of America

Bello Machre receives $15K grant from Bank of America

| November 20, 2016

Bello Machre is pleased to announce it has received a $15,000 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 in order to connect individuals in our community to the resources they need to thrive,” said […]

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ClearShark H2O awarded $1500 grant from West Marine

ClearShark H2O awarded $1500 grant from West Marine

| November 19, 2016

ClearShark H2O, a nonprofit organization committed to protecting and preserving Maryland’s waterways, announced today that it has been awarded a 2016 BlueFuture grant from leading waterlife outfitter, West Marine. The $1,500 grant will support the expansion and enhancement of ClearShark H2O’s successful oyster-based curriculum for youth. The three-year curriculum, created in partnership with the Oyster […]

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Partners In Care needs volunteer drivers

Partners In Care needs volunteer drivers

| November 19, 2016

The Ride Partners transportation program at Partners In Care, a local 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with offices on Ritchie Highway in Pasadena, is searching for volunteer drivers to keep up with an increasing demand of ride requests among its growing membership of older adults who live in Anne Arundel County. Founded in 1993, PIC’s mission is […]

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Chesapeake BaySavers looking to partner for Annapolis oyster planting

Chesapeake BaySavers looking to partner for Annapolis oyster planting

| November 18, 2016

Chesapeake BaySavers, an Annapolis-based environmental non-profit organization, participated in the creation of Baltimore’s largest oyster garden in the Inner Harbor on September 24th, 2016. Oysters are of vital importance to the health of the Chesapeake Bay, as one adult oyster can filter up to 50 gallons of water each day, and restoring Maryland’s oyster population […]

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City of Annapolis declares November 6th, 2016 Lucy Flade Libby Day

City of Annapolis declares November 6th, 2016 Lucy Flade Libby Day

| November 15, 2016

On Sunday, November 6th, 2016, prior to the Rogers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific performance, the Annapolis Opera Company (AOC) honored Ms. Lucy Flade Libby who served as an army nurse in WWII in the Pacific Theater. Ms. Libby has also been a member of the Annapolis community for over 40 years. 1 North Wealth Management, […]

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Providence Center raises more than $100K in recent fundraiser

Providence Center raises more than $100K in recent fundraiser

| November 14, 2016

  Providence Center, a non-profit organization that serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Anne Arundel County, announced today that its 2nd annual Light the Night Harvest Bash held on Saturday, October 22, 2016, raised more than $102,000 for its programs and services that support nearly 500 men and women.  “Our 2016 Light the […]

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Partners In Care to hold Bull & Oyster Roast on Friday

Partners In Care to hold Bull & Oyster Roast on Friday

| November 13, 2016

  Partners In Care Maryland will hold its annual “Bull & Oyster Roast” from 6:00-11:00 p.m. on Friday, November 18, at Michael’s Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie. This year’s event will feature a 50/50 Raffle, Money Wheel, and Silent Auction. Attendees will enjoy live music and dancing to the sounds of New Censation, one of […]

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Hospice: coping with loss over the holidays

Hospice: coping with loss over the holidays

| November 11, 2016

Holiday traditions often come with name tags. Bob’s mulled cider. Jason’s family Menorah. Sue’s Christmas newsletter. These are special people, and the role they fill makes these seasonal traditions an integral part of family gatherings and memory-making. When that person has passed away, these once joyful traditions can become painful reminders of their death, especially […]

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Rocksgiving Tournament to benefit CBT and Bowen Family Foundation

Rocksgiving Tournament to benefit CBT and Bowen Family Foundation

| November 8, 2016

Chesapeake Harbour Marina is proud to announce Rocksgiving, Annapolis’ premiere Striped Bass Fishing Tournament.  The tournament will be held at Chesapeake Harbour Marina on Saturday, November 12, 2016 and will benefit the Bowen Foundation for Autism. Rocksgiving will kick off on Friday, November 12, 2014 with the Captain’s happy hour, hosted by Sam’s on the […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks great students, teachers, volunteers and businesses

Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks great students, teachers, volunteers and businesses

| November 8, 2016

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is currently seeking applications and nominations for its 2017 Annual Scholarship and Awards Program. Launched in 1998, the Trust’s Awards Program honors students, teachers, individuals, communities, businesses, and organizations for their work to promote environmental education, improve local communities, and help restore the natural resources of the Chesapeake Bay region. The […]

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Leukemia Cup announces dates for 2017

Leukemia Cup announces dates for 2017

| November 7, 2016

The Maryland Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced the official dates of the 2017 Annapolis Leukemia Cup Sailing Regatta®. The Chesapeake Bay Yacht Racing Association (CBYRA) Sanctioned regatta will be held on June 3rd, 2017, with the Annual Summer Gala at the Annapolis Yacht Club (AYC) on June 2nd. The honorary chair […]

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Partners In Care to hold Bull & Oyster Roast on November 18th

Partners In Care to hold Bull & Oyster Roast on November 18th

| November 7, 2016

Partners In Care Maryland will hold its annual “Bull & Oyster Roast” from 6:00-11:00 p.m. on Friday, November 18, at Michael’s Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie. This year’s event will feature a 50/50 Raffle, Money Wheel, and Silent Auction. Attendees will enjoy live music and dancing to the sounds of New Censation, one of Anne […]

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Annapolis Opera to present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific

Annapolis Opera to present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific

| November 3, 2016

Based on James Michener’s Tales of the South Pacific, this Pulitzer Prize-winning work is considered one of the greatest musicals ever written. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific has become a standard for opera companies since its 1987 production by New York City Opera. Don’t miss this brilliant presentation about two couples from two different worlds […]

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Summit School’s 2016 golf tournament a huge success

Summit School’s 2016 golf tournament a huge success

| November 3, 2016

The Summit School hosted their annual golf tournament at The Golf Club at South River on Monday, October 17th, 2016. The event was a huge success thanks to the support of the golfers, donors, and generous sponsors. Grace Ryan Real Estate was the Platinum Title Sponsor, Annapolis Subaru provided a 2017 Subaru for the Hole-in-One […]

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Final SERC lecture: Urban Ecology, November 15th

Final SERC lecture: Urban Ecology, November 15th

| November 3, 2016

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC), will be holding the grand finale of their evening lecture series at SERC on November 15, with a more unconventional talk about doing environmental science in cities – something environmentalists in Annapolis would probably be interested in. The final lecture will more festive than usual, and will be held in the […]

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Fish For A Cure to host tournament and shore party this weekend

Fish For A Cure to host tournament and shore party this weekend

| November 1, 2016

“We are not content to ride our current wave of success, we want to make bigger waves; we want to help more people, touch more lives.” Greg Lilly, Fish For a Cure Chairman of the Board. 2016 marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter in Fish For a Cure (F4AC) history. With a brand […]

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Hospice of the Chesapeake dedicates the Lynne G. Fare Art Nook

Hospice of the Chesapeake dedicates the Lynne G. Fare Art Nook

| October 31, 2016

In 1989, Lynne Gail Fare was part of a small staff of nurses who worked with Arundel Hospice, which would later become Hospice of the Chesapeake. Known for her dedication and commitment to her patients, she was the kind of nurse who literally would walk a mile through 2 feet of snow on an unplowed […]

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