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ASO announced 2016-17 season

ASO announced 2016-17 season

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Symphony is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 season, entitled “The Triumph of Music.” The season will open on September 30 and October 1 with a celebration before and after the pair of concerts featuring superstar violinist MIDORI. The core of the season comprises five “Masterworks” concerts, each performed twice. This season, Symphony’s 55th, […]

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Art is dying in Annapolis

Art is dying in Annapolis

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Art is dying in Annapolis. Well, dying tends to make one think of old age. Perhaps “being killed” is more appropriate. And it seems that as the City’s Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) keeps grabbing for more power, public art in our City is slowly being suffocated.  So much, that a group is planning a funeral […]

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Sen. Astle, Hospice of Chesapeake honor film students for Viet Nam documentary

Sen. Astle, Hospice of Chesapeake honor film students for Viet Nam documentary

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

State Sen. John C. Astle joined Hospice of the Chesapeake on Thursday, June 9, to honor the students and staff who produced, “Voices of Vietnam,” a  documentary film featuring interviews with Vietnam War Veterans. The documentary, produced by Annapolis High School’s Performing and Visual Arts film students in collaboration with Hospice of the Chesapeake, was […]

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Save the date: Hospice of the Cheasapeake 14th Annual Golf Tournament, October 6th

Save the date: Hospice of the Cheasapeake 14th Annual Golf Tournament, October 6th

| June 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hospice of the Chesapeake invites all area golfers to reserve their foursome early for the nonprofit’s 14th annual Golf Tournament on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, at the Queenstown Harbor Golf Course in Queenstown, MD. The presenting sponsor is First National Bank. A full breakfast provided by Main Ingredient will begin at 9 a.m. followed by […]

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Update: No More Routine Pelvic Exam!

Update: No More Routine Pelvic Exam!

Women take note: It’s graduation time from pelvic exams. The US Preventitve Services Task Force (USPSTF) announced this week that there is not enough evidence to recommend routine pelvic exams. In 2014, the American College of Physicians (ACP) also found that routine pelvic exams were of no benefit to women without symptoms. Find out if and when you need a pelvic or […]

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Incredible shows on tap at Maryland Hall!

Incredible shows on tap at Maryland Hall!

| June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wow!  Just check out the upcoming shows at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts! Air National Guard Band of the Northeast: Free Summer Concert Series June 30th at 7:00 PM The Air National Guard Band of the Northeast serves as musical ambassadors for both military and civilian audiences throughout the entire Mid-Atlantic and Northeast region. […]

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Pigs & Pearls raises $1000 for West and Rhode Riverkeeper

Pigs & Pearls raises $1000 for West and Rhode Riverkeeper

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pirates Cove Restaurant and Dock Bar in Galesville, MD  hosted a fundraiser for the West and Rhode River Keeper, called “Pigs and Pearls: Barbecue and Oysters!” The event highlighted locally harvested oysters, served fresh-shucked and roasted, and pulled BBQ pork from local farms.  The event  featured local musicians, The Eastport Oyster Boys, along with guest […]

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Don’t forget Tides and Tunes every Thursday at AMM

Don’t forget Tides and Tunes every Thursday at AMM

| June 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) is excited to present the free summertime concert series, Tides and Tunes. Presented by Adams Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, Tides and Tunes is a free family-friendly and dog-friendly weekly concert series held every Thursday from June 16 to August 18 at AMM’s campus, Beachside 723 Second St., Annapolis, 21403. Each […]

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Rotary and Nationals team up to beat polio

Rotary and Nationals team up to beat polio

| June 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Washington Nationals and Rotary International including the Annapolis Rotary Club are hosting an End Polio NOW! Ticket Fundraiser at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.  The Nationals will play the Cincinnati Reds. The general public can join special guest RI President John Germ for the 7th annual End Polio […]

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Local embroidery artist helps foster youth share their voice

Local embroidery artist helps foster youth share their voice

| June 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

After over 200+ hours of work, 15+ yards of fabric, batting, and skilled embroidery, 12 current foster youth were provided a medium to share their experiences in foster care through a quilt commissioned by Anne Arundel County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Inc.  The Silenced Voices of Foster Care Quilt© was created by Ms. Geri […]

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RAAM team biking for Hospice of the Chesapeake

RAAM team biking for Hospice of the Chesapeake

| June 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

A four-person Race Across America (RAAM) cycling team from North Carolina has selected Hospice of the Chesapeake as one of 12 sister hospices to highlight as they ride 3,020 miles from Oceanside, California to Annapolis, Maryland. Since 2012, Team Tri For Hospice has been cycling in events to raise funds and awareness for Hospice and […]

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Leukemia Cup Regatta nets nearly $250,000

Leukemia Cup Regatta nets nearly $250,000

| June 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Maryland Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society held the 24th Annual Annapolis Leukemia Cup Regatta on June 3rd and 4th. 96 boats participated in the Regatta and $220,000 was raised for the mission of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Leukemia Cup Sailing Regatta is a thrilling series of […]

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Elizabeth Kinney, Light House Executive Director, stepping down in November

Elizabeth Kinney, Light House Executive Director, stepping down in November

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Light House Board of Directors announces that Elizabeth Kinney, Executive Director, will be officially stepping down from that position as of November 15, 2016, and will be assuming new roles with the organization.  She will continue her involvement with Light House as a member of the Light House Board of Directors, and effective immediately […]

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Italian Festival coming to Annapolis

Italian Festival coming to Annapolis

| June 20, 2016 | 1 Comment

The 3rd annual Annapolis Italian Festival will begin Saturday., June 25th at 11:00 am and run through 8:00 pm and continue on Sunday., June 26th from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. The event is held at the Knights of Columbus at 2590 Solomons Island Road in Edgewater–well really on the Annapolis side of the bridge! It’s a celebration of […]

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Congratulations 2016 TWIN Award winners

Congratulations 2016 TWIN Award winners

| June 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 2016 TWIN Awards Ceremony was held on June 2 at the Westin Annapolis Hotel. The YWCA of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County is very proud to welcome the TWIN class of 2016 to an already outstanding group of nearly 900 women. 300 guests were in attendance to celebrate the achievements and contributions of the […]

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CANnapolis returns for 3rd year to benefit FoodLink

CANnapolis returns for 3rd year to benefit FoodLink

| June 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

CANnapolis (“Because we CAN make a difference!”) is a summer-long canned food drive, providing area restaurants and liquor stores an opportunity to support Food Link, Anne Arundel County neighbors helping neighbors, in the fight against hunger. Last year, CANnapolis raised over 3200 pounds of food and served over 600 meals to Anne Arundel County (A.A. […]

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The Paca Girlfriends party on to raise money for Historic Annapolis

The Paca Girlfriends party on to raise money for Historic Annapolis

| June 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last night, the gardens at the William Paca House were full of color!  Not only were the flowers in bloom, but hundreds of women from the Annapolis area flooded the terraced lawn for a good cause–to raise funds for Historic Annapolis. It was the Paca Girlfriends Party going stronger than ever for the 8th year. […]

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Tides & Tunes, free concert series, kicks off this week at Annapolis Maritime Museum

Tides & Tunes, free concert series, kicks off this week at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| June 13, 2016 | 2 Comments

The Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) will hosts weekly concerts all summer long in an effort create a sense of community and raise awareness of its many programs and activities.  The Education Center at AMM teaches over 6,000 students annually about Chesapeake Bay ecology and the rich maritime heritage of the Annapolis area.  “The concerts appeal […]

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Do you know what the Volunteer Center does?

Do you know what the Volunteer Center does?

| June 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Where do you go when you are interested in giving back to the community? Where do nonprofits turn when they need an influx of volunteers for a large project or event? If you are not sure where to turn, you, like 4,000 others in our county, turn to the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. For […]

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Hospice names inpatient care center for Rebecca Fortney

Hospice names inpatient care center for Rebecca Fortney

| June 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

A dedication ceremony was held Thursday, May 19, on the Hospice of the Chesapeake John & Cathy Belcher Campus in Pasadena for the Rebecca Fortney Inpatient Care Center. The intimate gathering of the nonprofit’s leadership team, board members, volunteers and Fortney’s friends and family was followed by a reception in the non-profit’s conference center. A […]

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Fish For A Cure to host event at Annapolis Towne Centre tonight

Fish For A Cure to host event at Annapolis Towne Centre tonight

| June 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fish For a Cure is excited to work with new Angler Sponsors Whole Foods Annapolis, Gordon Biersch and Annapolis Towne Centre to bring you a new exciting event. June 9th, 2016 Whole Foods + Fish For a Cure 5% Day On June 9th, Whole Foods Annapolis will donate 5% of the entire day’s net sales to […]

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Maryland Hall brings BritBeat, a multimedia Beatles journey

Maryland Hall brings BritBeat, a multimedia Beatles journey

| June 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

BritBeat will perform ‘A Multimedia Concert Journey through Beatles Music History’ at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Saturday, June 18 at 8 pm in the Main Theater. Tickets are $28, $23 for Members and can be purchased at www.marylandhall.org. BritBeat tells the story of the Beatles from their early days at the Cavern […]

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