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Ann Arrundell County Historical Society book sale (May 3, 2014)

Ann Arrundell County Historical Society book sale (May 3, 2014)

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society, Inc. announces its Spring Book Sale to be held at the Glen Burnie Improvement Association Building, 19 Crain Highway S.E., Glen Burnie, Maryland on Saturday May 3, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  Parking is available. Proceeds from the bi-annual event support the operations of the Historical and […]

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St. John’s College presents In Vino Veritas (April 25-26, 2014)

St. John’s College presents In Vino Veritas (April 25-26, 2014)

| April 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Friends of St. John’s College, in conjunction with Bay Ridge Wine and Spirits, welcome the community to the fourth annual wine event and fundraiser, “In Vino Veritas.” This two-day event is full of activities that will appeal to the both the connoisseur and the curious. With more than 100 wines, this year’s Grand Tasting […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust launches “Plate Perks”

Chesapeake Bay Trust launches “Plate Perks”

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today, in conjunction with Earth Day, a new incentives and rewards program called “Plate Perks” was launched by the Chesapeake Bay Trust. The program is designed to raise awareness for the valuable work the Chesapeake Bay Trust does and how the sales of “Treasure the Chesapeake” license plates have a direct impact on improving the […]

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K&B True Value offers fundraising program

K&B True Value offers fundraising program

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

K&B True Value is pleased to offer local non-profit and youth organizations a unique no-risk fundraising opportunity: “Popcorn for a Purpose.” K&B True Value will set an organization up at the front of the store at a table with the store’s popcorn machine, supplies, and a donation jar. The organization’s volunteer(s) operates the popcorn machine […]

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New Horizons Supported Services golf tournament (May 2, 2014)

New Horizons Supported Services golf tournament (May 2, 2014)

| April 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

New Horizons Supported Services, Inc. and the Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce are jointly hosting “A Fairway to Help” Golf Tournament on Friday, May 2, 2014, at the Bowie Golf & Country Club, 7420 Laurel-Bowie Road, Bowie, MD. The cost is $125 per player and $450 per foursome. Registration is at 8:00 am with a […]

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Local teen raised $800 for Cats R Us feline rescue

Local teen raised $800 for Cats R Us feline rescue

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, Annapolis teen, Josalyn Bonney (14) announced the winners in a month long raffle in support of area feline rescue Cats R Us. The raffle raised $812 to purchase a microchip scanner and 100 chips through Chip FurKeeps, a collaborative effort between PetFinder and Home Again to provide microchips to shelters around the […]

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CBMM offering 2 day admission program

CBMM offering 2 day admission program

| April 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) has announced its general admission has been extended to cover a two-day visit to the museum’s waterfront campus and exhibits. The museum features twelve exhibit buildings situated over 18-acres of Miles River waterfront in St. Michaels, MD. The new admission structure went into effect March 1, and is priced […]

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Hospice of the Chesapeake fetes volunteers

Hospice of the Chesapeake fetes volunteers

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hospice of the Chesapeake volunteers and staff recently celebrated National Volunteer Week (April 6-12) at the nonprofit’s annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon held April 6 at the Westin Hotel in Annapolis. Attended by approximately 175 Hospice of the Chesapeake volunteers, among them were this year’s Spirit of Hospice Award recipients Richard “Dick” Sickels of Edgewater and […]

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The Arc recognizes community members

The Arc recognizes community members

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Arc Central Chesapeake Region, an organization that provides customizable, innovative supports and services to people with developmental disabilities and their families held their annual Awards Banquet in honor of staff and community participants and their involvement in improving the lives of those with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Kate Rollason, Executive Director, says, “The important […]

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Cats R Us earns silver level with Guidestar Exchange

Cats R Us earns silver level with Guidestar Exchange

| April 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

Cats R Us, Inc (CRU) this week received the GuideStarExchange Silver participation level, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information. This level demonstrates Cats R Us’s deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability. “We have worked hard to showcase our progress toward our mission […]

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1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle joins floating fleet at CBMM

1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle joins floating fleet at CBMM

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

On April 1, 2014, the historic 1920 Chesapeake Bay buyboat Winnie Estelle arrived at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD, where she will remain as the new workhorse of CBMM’s floating fleet for scenic Miles River cruises and a wide variety of on-the-water educational programs. The Winnie Estelle joins CBMM’s floating […]

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Get ready for the 4th Annual Naptown BarBAYq (May 3-4, 2014)

Get ready for the 4th Annual Naptown BarBAYq (May 3-4, 2014)

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Plans are well underway for the 4rd Annual Naptown barBAYq Contest & Music Festival, to be held Saturday, May 3th and Sunday, May 4th, at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, in Crownsville, MD. The Festival is a family affair and will feature food, libations, continuous live music from three stages, activities for all ages, arts and crafts vendors, […]

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That’s a lot of crabs! Rotary announces grants.

That’s a lot of crabs! Rotary announces grants.

| April 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Rotary Club of Annapolis has announced grants totaling $71,200 from the net proceeds of the August 2013 World’s Largest Crab Feast. The club received requests from 72 non-profits for nearly $186,000. It was able to fund 38 of the requests, says Elaine Shanley, past club president and grants committee chairman, of Annapolis. Most of […]

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30 days until The Great Give (May 7-8, 2014)

30 days until The Great Give (May 7-8, 2014)

| April 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) will host The Great Give 2014 from 6 PM on May 7 to 6 PM on May 8, 2014. The Great Give is a 24-hour online fundraiser designed to raise funds to support Anne Arundel County nonprofit organizations and to strengthen a “give local” spirit throughout the […]

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Jing Ying donates $5K & 500 pounds of food to SPAN

Jing Ying donates $5K & 500 pounds of food to SPAN

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thanks to the many local businesses and individuals who donated to and attended Jing Ying Institute’s Annual Silent Auction for SPAN, Inc., the Arnold-based kung fu and tai chi school raised $5,000 for the local assistance network, SPAN, Inc., and donated over 500 pounds of non-perishable food for the charity’s food pantry. SPAN stands for […]

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Great Give and social media buddies

Great Give and social media buddies

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Great Give – the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County’s (CFAAC) 24-hour online giving event – provides a unique and rewarding way for Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) students to enhance their academic studies. Through the Great Give 2014 Social Media Buddy Program, AACC students with social media knowledge and experience are partnered with […]

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Subaru donates nearly $13K to Chesapeake Bay Trust

Subaru donates nearly $13K to Chesapeake Bay Trust

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Subaru of America, Inc. (“SOA”) in partnership with two local dealerships, Annapolis Subaru and Gateway Subaru, presented almost $13,000 to the Chesapeake Bay Trust as a part of the 2013 Subaru “Share the Love” event.  The Chesapeake Bay Trust is a nonprofit, grantmaking organization dedicated to restoring the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams.  […]

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Annapolis resident named Rotary Peace Fellow

Annapolis resident named Rotary Peace Fellow

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Annapolis announces thatEmily Willard of Annapolis has been named as one of 100 Rotary Peace Fellows to study peace building and conflict resolution.  The program was created as part of Rotary’s ongoing effort to promote greater tolerance and cooperation among people worldwide. The fellowship is a globally competitive and prestigious award, according to Kathleen O’ Brien, […]

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Upcoming events at Chesapeake Arts Center

Upcoming events at Chesapeake Arts Center

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Below are the upcoming concerts/events at the Chesapeake Arts Center located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Their website is www.Chesapeakearts.org. If you would like to request anymore information on the events, tickets, or photos. I will provide any additional information for you. Friends of Togo Outreach and Soteria Assembly presents Voices For Africa […]

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Annapolis Watercolor Club presents ‘Treasures of the Chesapeake Bay’

Annapolis Watercolor Club presents ‘Treasures of the Chesapeake Bay’

| March 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Annapolis Watercolor Club have been busy during this stormy winter, depicting scenes of the Bay and its tributaries without the cover of snow. The group will present 40 works at an exhibit at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, from April 4 to May 31. The show will open with an artists’ reception on […]

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ASO presents regional reflections with violinist Soovin Kim

ASO presents regional reflections with violinist Soovin Kim

| March 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Award winning violinist Soovin Kim will join Music Director José-Luis Novoand the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) for concerts at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 8pm. The program will begin with Mr. Kim as soloist in Béla Bartók’s Violin Concerto No. 2, and conclude with Antonín Dvořák’sSymphony No. 6. Korean-American violinist and Peabody Conservatory faculty […]

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Schooner Sultana to visit CBMM in May

Schooner Sultana to visit CBMM in May

| March 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

On the afternoon of Sunday, May 4 and through the early morning of Saturday, May 10, the schooner Sultana is scheduled to visit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD. The replica schooner will be docked harbor side at CBMM and sailing on the Chesapeake with students throughout the week. The Sultana will be open for […]

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