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NOAA’s Ark coming to Annapolis Maritime Museum

NOAA’s Ark coming to Annapolis Maritime Museum

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Maritime Museum will showcase artifacts representing science, service and stewardship by NOAA and its  predecessor agencies –- from 19th century maps and charts to early scientific instruments that recall the agency’s proud heritage and legacy of service to the nation. Treasures of NOAA’s Ark is a traveling exhibit that has been on display […]

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Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County makes grants for 2014

Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County makes grants for 2014

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County is proud to announce the 2014 Ladders to Success Education and Youth Development Grants. The awards totaling 55,875 aim to improve educational outcomes for at-risk youth in Anne Arundel County. Over the past five years, CFAAC has granted more than $525,000 through Ladders to local nonprofit organizations that […]

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Pride of Baltimore coming to CBMM in August

Pride of Baltimore coming to CBMM in August

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The tall ship Pride of Baltimore II arrives at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD on Wednesday, August 6 and remains dockside along CBMM’s campus through August 10, with deck tours offered daily. The replica schooner will be available for guided deck tours from 3-6 p.m. on August 6, and from 9 […]

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Olivia Constants Foundation awards more than $25,000 in scholarships

Olivia Constants Foundation awards more than $25,000 in scholarships

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Olivia Constants Foundation,Inc. (OCF) a 501c3 public charity, recently awarded 12 scholarships to deserving graduated seniors. The scholarships totaled over $25,000. The foundation has been funded by donations in memory of Olivia Constants who tragically lost her life in a sailing accident near the Naval Academy in Annapolis on June 23,2011. These scholarships will […]

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32nd Annual Small Craft Festival at CBMM October 4-5

32nd Annual Small Craft Festival at CBMM October 4-5

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 32nd Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival comes to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5, bringing a collection of small craft to the museum’s Miles River waterfront, along with live music, scenic river cruises, food, beverages, and more. Sailing skiffs, rowing shells, kayaks, canoes, paddleboats, prams and other […]

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Londontowne Symphony announces 2014-15 schedule

Londontowne Symphony announces 2014-15 schedule

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

From the spooky sounds of Halloween to the magic of Christmas and the grandeur of Hollywood, the Londontowne Symphony Orchestra (LSO) will treat audiences to some of the best-loved works of the classical repertoire in its 2014-2015 season, Meet the Masters! The LSO will continue its collaboration with the Ballet Theater of Maryland with two […]

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DiVenti promoted to CMO at VisitAnnapolis

DiVenti promoted to CMO at VisitAnnapolis

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) kicked off fiscal year 2015 this month with organizational changes designed to heighten the effectiveness and reach of its marketing efforts. AAACCVB Advertising and Promotions Director Frank DiVenti has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer, overseeing the organization’s sales, marketing and communications teams. AAACCVB […]

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Clawdia, Shelly, or Edgar B. Pinchon–who will win?

Clawdia, Shelly, or Edgar B. Pinchon–who will win?

| July 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

The quest to name Maryland’s famous blue crab on the Treasure the Chesapeake license plate has begun. During the past two weeks, more than 1,000 names have been submitted to the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s “Name our Crab” competition. Residents from Maryland and throughout the country have suggested their most creative and funny name ideas for […]

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Junior League to host 2 new member open houses

Junior League to host 2 new member open houses

| July 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. invites women in the community who are interested in learning more about joining the Junior League to attend one of its New Member Open Houses. Two New Member Open House events are available for prospective members. The first will take place on August 16, 2014 from 11-12:30 p.m. in Davidsonville. […]

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Miles River motion ages vinegar on skipjack Rosie Parks

Miles River motion ages vinegar on skipjack Rosie Parks

| July 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

In cooperation with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Olivins Fine Olive Oils and Vinegars of St. Michaels, MD is producing a new balsamic vinegar with a Chesapeake connection. On July 10, a small barrel of specially blended balsamic vinegar was placed in the hull of the 1955 skipjack, Rosie Parks, where it will remain for […]

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Tiny House about to debut at Key School

Tiny House about to debut at Key School

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

From July 7th – 28th this summer, 50+ middle and high school students from Annapolis, Baltimore and surrounding areas will join forces with military veterans, building experts, educators and the sustainability leaders from SustainaFest to take on the unique and exciting challenge of building a mobile hi-tech, hyper-efficient and sustainable “Tiny House”. This 210 square […]

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Moran Classic raises $60K for Providence Center

Moran Classic raises $60K for Providence Center

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Providence Center, a non-profit organization that serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Anne Arundel County, announced today that its 22nd Annual Moran Golf Classic, presented by Severna Park-based Moran Insurance and Chiron Technology Services, Inc., a Columbia-based cyber security and technology company, raised $60,000 for the organization’s programs and services.  The Classic was […]

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Book fair for the animals

Book fair for the animals

| July 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Friday, August 1st the SPCA of Anne Arundel County is partnering with the Barnes & Noble on Solomon’s Island Road in Annapolis for their national event Frozen Friday: Cool off with Olaf. All are invited to attend this exciting and family friendly event! A portion of sales by mentioning the SPCA at checkout or […]

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Celebrity chef Carla Hall coming to Wellness House

Celebrity chef Carla Hall coming to Wellness House

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday, August 1st Wellness House of Annapolis will kick-off its Celebrity Chef Series with Carla Hall, co-host of ABC’s popular lifestyle series “The Chew”. The event kicks off at 6:00pm at the Wellness House property located on a scenic horse farm on Mas Que Farm Road in Annapolis.  The evening will include cooking demonstrations, […]

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Watch CBMM log canoe races from the Winnie Estelle

Watch CBMM log canoe races from the Winnie Estelle

| July 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

From 1-3pm on Saturday, July 26, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD is offering the opportunity to view Chesapeake Bay sailing log canoe races along the Miles River while aboard its 1920 buy boat, Winnie Estelle. During the cruise, CBMM’s Assistant Curator of Watercraft Richard Scofield will share his experiences building, racing, […]

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Rockin’ Raffle collects more than $1000 for SPCA

Rockin’ Raffle collects more than $1000 for SPCA

| July 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

The dog days of summer did not slow down hundreds of music and animal lovers Friday evening at the Rockin’ Raffle for SPCA featuring the Reagan Years at Annapolis Towne Centre. In two hours of selling $1 tickets, volunteers from Cleo’s Fine Oils, organizing merchant of the raffle, collected $1,026 for the SPCA of Anne […]

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Miles River cruise with CBMM on Thursday

Miles River cruise with CBMM on Thursday

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD invites the public to join the Midshore Riverkeeper® Conservancy’s (MRC) Drew Koslow aboard CBMM’s authentic buyboat, Winnie Estelle, for an up-close and personal exploration of the Miles River’s unique habitat and ecology. Participants learn how […]

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CBMM charity boat auction August 30th

CBMM charity boat auction August 30th

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is hosting its 17th annual Charity Boat Auction on Saturday, August 30, with proceeds benefiting the children and adults served by the museum. The live auction begins at 1 p.m. along the museum’s waterfront campus, where more than 90 boats—ranging in size and performance from […]

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Historic log canoe Flying Cloud donated to CBMM

Historic log canoe Flying Cloud donated to CBMM

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

On June 26, the historic log canoe Flying Cloud arrived at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD, where it has joined the largest collection of Chesapeake Bay watercraft in the world. The boat was donated to CBMM by brothers Allan Noble and John Noble of Oxford, MD. The Nobles’ father had […]

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Name the crab for the Chesapeake Bay Trust

Name the crab for the Chesapeake Bay Trust

| July 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Do you know a great name for the blue crab on Maryland’s famed Treasure the Chesapeake license plate? Then now is the time to enter the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s “Name our Crab” competition. The Chesapeake Bay Trust, a non-profit, grantmaking organization dedicated to restoring the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers, has officially launched its “Name […]

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Leadership Anne Arundel shuffles positions

Leadership Anne Arundel shuffles positions

| July 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Leadership Anne Arundel has adopted a new business model that consolidates the positions of executive director and development and public relations director, while bringing back a well-respected program facilitator who is familiar to the organization. LAA’s board of directors approved the hiring of Eric Edstrom, the organization’s current executive director, as president of LAA.  In […]

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Visit the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse for a unique perspective on the Bay

Visit the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse for a unique perspective on the Bay

| July 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

With the Fourth of July (and a storm) behind us, the skies opened up for a glorious day. And it was a perfect one to venture out to explore the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse. No, not just motoring around the lighthouse, actually climb up inside and check out the life of a lightkeeper. Yes, there […]

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