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Hammond-Harwood House adds John Shaw furniture to collection

Hammond-Harwood House adds John Shaw furniture to collection

| September 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Hammond-Harwood House, a museum of 18th century American Fine and Decorative Arts in Annapolis, Maryland, is pleased to announce the addition of two of labeled mahogany game tables made by Scottish-born Annapolis cabinetmakers John Shaw and Archibald Chisholm. According to the Baltimore Museum of Art’s 1983 exhibition catalogue “John Shaw: Cabinetmaker of Annapolis”, these […]

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Historic Annapolis offers behind the scenes tours of Paca House this fall

Historic Annapolis offers behind the scenes tours of Paca House this fall

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Historic Annapolis has been giving tours of the William Paca House and Garden for decades, but this fall, visitors will have an opportunity to take a special behind the scenes tour, featuring areas and objects in the house that are normally off-limits. This new tour is a great opportunity for anyone who has already seen […]

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Paddling With A Purpose: Annapolis Dragon Boat Club

Paddling With A Purpose: Annapolis Dragon Boat Club

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Leading the charge for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Annapolis Dragon Boat Club’s “Paddling with a Purpose!” celebration and fundraiser will take place on Sunday, October 2nd, from 2p.m. to 6 p.m., at the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel, 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD. Funds raised will further the club’s mission of aiding in the recovery of breast cancer […]

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Bountiful Harvest, a blue tie event to benefit The Light House

Bountiful Harvest, a blue tie event to benefit The Light House

| September 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Friday, November 18, 2016, from 7-10 pm, The Friends of The Light House will host Bountiful Harvest, A Blue Tie Event, at the Loews Annapolis Hotel.  All proceeds from this event will benefit The Light House: A Homeless Prevention Support Center in Annapolis, Maryland.   Attendees are encouraged to wear blue to support The […]

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Davidsonville Ruritan donated $50K to Davidsonville Elementary School

Davidsonville Ruritan donated $50K to Davidsonville Elementary School

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Davidsonville Ruritan Club is known for its decades of service to the community. The impact of its latest initiative will be felt for generations. Hundreds of parents who attended Davidsonville Elementary School’s Back To School event tonight learned at the outset that the Ruritan Club is donating $50,000 to the school to be used […]

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Community Foundation received philanthropic honors

Community Foundation received philanthropic honors

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) has received accreditation based on the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® establish legal, ethical and effective practices for community foundations everywhere. “Meeting the National Standards benchmarks is a rigorous, comprehensive process,” said Randy Royster, Chair of the Community Foundations® National […]

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Annapolis by Candelight, November 4-5

Annapolis by Candelight, November 4-5

| September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

A crisp autumn evening is the perfect time to walk through a historic neighborhood in Annapolis. The experience is made even better when the doors to some of Annapolis’s most beautiful homes are open and you are welcomed inside. This November, Historic Annapolis is excited to present the 25th annual Annapolis by Candlelight tour. The […]

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Box of Rain hires new Program Director

Box of Rain hires new Program Director

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Box of Rain, one of the largest youth development organizations serving disadvantaged children in Annapolis, is expanding its programming to provide more in-depth and continuous mentoring opportunities to our town’s neediest youth. “Board Chair Anne Harrington and the Box of Rain Board join me in welcoming Meredith Adams Krissoff into a position that is tailor-made […]

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Samaritan House: sobering stats for National Recovery Month

Samaritan House: sobering stats for National Recovery Month

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Forty-five Anne Arundel residents died from drug and alcohol-related intoxication in the first three months of 2016. Somber statistics from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene highlight the need for treatment options and education during September’s National Recovery Month Samaritan House in Annapolis, a state-certified residential treatment and rehabilitation facility, has been working […]

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Maryland’s young lawyers to hold gala to benefit One Love Foundation

Maryland’s young lawyers to hold gala to benefit One Love Foundation

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Each year, the members of the Maryland State Bar Association’s (MSBA) Young Lawyers Section (YLS) work together to raise funds for charity. This year’s YLS Chair, E. Regine Francois, Esq., has announced her selection of the One Love Foundation as the beneficiary of the Section’s fundraising efforts, to culminate with the 26th Annual Charity Gala, […]

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Community Foundation adds two new staff members to team

Community Foundation adds two new staff members to team

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) is pleased to announce two new additions to its team of experts: Kathy Shaffer, Manager, Communications and Events, and Jan Hoffberger, Manager, Grants and Scholarships. “The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County is in its next phase of growth. Kathy and Jan bring the skill sets we […]

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Distracted Driving in Maryland: 80 Injured EVERY Day

Distracted Driving in Maryland: 80 Injured EVERY Day

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the US, 9 people are killed every day by distracted driving. In Maryland alone, there are 53,000 distracted driving crashes every year resulting in 28,874 people injured: 80 injured every day and 232 people killed. And 84% of these accidents occur in the Baltimore-DC area — so pay attention Annapolis and Anne Arundel! We’re back to school and Evolve Medical […]

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Gallery 90 welcomes fall with harvest of Federation artists

Gallery 90 welcomes fall with harvest of Federation artists

| September 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

A new exhibit by the Maryland Federation of Art opened on Sept. 1 at Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Gallery 90; the art gallery located throughout the nonprofit’s administrative building on the John & Cathy Belcher Campus at 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, Maryland.   This limited showing will be on display until Nov. 25, and features the work […]

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Full moon tour at the Hammond-Harwood House

Full moon tour at the Hammond-Harwood House

| September 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Night was a perilous time in early America. Thieves, wayward travelers, and even evil spirits lurked around the corner for our early ancestors. Families in early America engaged in a process of shutting in, barring the front door and retreating to the inner sanctity of family life. Others chose to frequent taverns and frolic in […]

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Jug Bay by canoe

Jug Bay by canoe

| September 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Join Jug Bay naturalists on a guided canoe journey on the Patuxent River on Saturday, October. 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The tour is the latest in the West & Rhode Riverkeeper’s adventure series, ChesaTreks, providing a fun on-the-water nature experience followed by a picnic and discussion. An admission fee of $50 per […]

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Chesapeake BaySavers invests $5K in Annapolis Maritime Museum youth program

Chesapeake BaySavers invests $5K in Annapolis Maritime Museum youth program

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake BaySavers, an Annapolis-based environmental non-profit organization, announced today its investment of $5,000 to sponsor the Annapolis Maritime Museum ‘Chesapeake Champions’ program. The program will be offered to second grade students attending Eastport Elementary School. Through environmental education and interactive activities, the program will educate students about their local environment and connection to it, with […]

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Register now for Children’s Theatre of Annapolis music, dance, and acting classes

Register now for Children’s Theatre of Annapolis music, dance, and acting classes

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you’re raising a budding drama queen or king, sign them up for a class that will build confidence, teach important skills and burn off the energy pent up from the school week. Offered by Children’s Theatre of Annapolis, an award-winning local performing arts program, all the classes are taught by local professionals that are […]

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Light House to receive $127K grant from State

Light House to receive $127K grant from State

| September 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Light House Shelter (Light House Inc.) will receive a total of $128,371 from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). “I am glad to know this money will help the Light House Shelter achieve their mission’s goal of rebuilding lives by providing shelter and services that empower people as they transition toward employment, […]

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Junior League to host local event for National Voter Registration Day

Junior League to host local event for National Voter Registration Day

| September 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

On September 27, 2016, Americans will celebrate National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) with a massive effort to register voters before Election Day this November. With a historic presidential election approaching, every eligible American voter should exercise his or her right to be heard at the ballot box this November, and National Voter Registration Day is […]

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Chesapeake Arts Center to honor founder, former Delegate Joan Cadden

Chesapeake Arts Center to honor founder, former Delegate Joan Cadden

| September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center is proud to present the National Players performance of “The Giver “and “Hamlet” on Saturday, October 1, 2016 in the Hammonds Lane Theatre located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. The Giver will be held at 10:30am, and Hamlet will be at 8pm. Chesapeake Arts Center will also be […]

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Volunteer Center to celebrate 15th anniversary of 9-11 with Day of Service

Volunteer Center to celebrate 15th anniversary of 9-11 with Day of Service

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center will commemorate the 15th Anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks through service and volunteerism, marking the tragic events by rekindling the spirit of hope and community that followed the devastating day. As we approach the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, we have the opportunity to create a […]

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Hospice Veteran’s Day celebration to be held in Bowie

Hospice Veteran’s Day celebration to be held in Bowie

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hospice of the Chesapeake will host its annual Veterans Day Celebration at 10:15 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at Boswell Hall, 6111 Columbian Way, Bowie, Maryland. The doors will open at 9:30 a.m.  The event is part of the nonprofit’s participation in the We Honor Veterans program, a national hospice initiative honoring the men and women […]

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