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Would you sponsor a bushel of crabs for the Rotary?

Would you sponsor a bushel of crabs for the Rotary?

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Would you sponsor a bushel of crabs at the Rotary Club of Annapolis 70th annual crab feast?  “We can use some help, since the biggest expenditure at the crab feast is the crabs themselves,” says Jim Campbell, chairman. “Each bushel this year may now top out at about $200, and we routinely order upwards to […]

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Children’s Theatre of Annapolis awards scholarships

Children’s Theatre of Annapolis awards scholarships

| July 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Children’s Theatre of Annapolis has announced the winners of the 2015 Children’s Theatre of Annapolis Miriam Wolfe scholarship–Elizabeth Steele and Colleen Coleman. Elizabeth, a recent graduate of Chapelgate Christian Academy, will receive $1,500 toward her future studies at Covenant College, where she will major in English with concentration in Theatre and a minor in Music.  Colleen, […]

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Annapolis Rotary awards scholarships to Broadneck students

Annapolis Rotary awards scholarships to Broadneck students

| July 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The following recent graduates of Broadneck High School in Annapolis have each received a $1,000 scholarship from the Rotary Club of Annapolis. The colleges they plan to attend and their interests are included. Graeme B. Joyce, Brigham Young University, computer science. Andrew “Drew” McMenamin, The University of Maryland, computer science. John “Jack” O’Keefe, The University […]

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Volunteers needed for Anne Arundel

Volunteers needed for Anne Arundel

| July 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

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 ask.aacvc@outlook.com or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Anne Arundel County Food & Resource Bank Volunteer general office help […]

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Hammond-Harwood House hires new Executive Director

Hammond-Harwood House hires new Executive Director

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Hammond-Harwood House Association announced the appointment of long-time museum professional Shawn Herne as its new Executive Director.  The Association, now in its seventy fifth year, owns and operates the eighteenth century Hammond Harwood House and garden on Maryland Avenue in Annapolis.    Mr. Herne begins as Executive Director of the Association on July 7 and […]

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Full Moon Tours at the Hammond-Harwood House

Full Moon Tours at the Hammond-Harwood House

| July 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Night was a perilous time in the early America as 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. While others choose to frequent taverns […]

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Town Hall Tuesday with Joseph Harris at Chesapeake Arts Center

Town Hall Tuesday with Joseph Harris at Chesapeake Arts Center

| July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center is proud to announce that Joseph Harris will be joining us for a Town Hall Tuesday Event on July 14, 2015 in the Studio 194 Theatre. The doors will open at 5:30pm and the event will start at 6:00pm. Admission is free! RSVP to Deb Hofler at Dhofler@ChesapeakeArts.org or by calling […]

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Help Walk the Walk fill backpacks this summer

Help Walk the Walk fill backpacks this summer

| July 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Help make a difference in your community this summer. Walk the Walk is inviting you to climb aboard their colorful trailer filled with school supplies to fill a backpack for a $30 donation. Walk the Walk is excited to work with Anne Arundel County’s Department of Human Resources & their Back to School program again […]

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Rotary awards honor to Bruce Morgenstern

Rotary awards honor to Bruce Morgenstern

| June 29, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Rotary Club of Annapolis presented its Service Above Self award to Bruce Morgenstern of Annapolis at a meeting at the Annapolis Yacht Club recently. Mr. Morgenstern has devoted himself to volunteer activities in the community since retiring after 36 years as an engineer, quality manager and business management director at ARINC, using his career […]

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Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest a roaring success

Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest a roaring success

| June 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Bay Events announced  that the 2015 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival was a huge success. After holding a smaller festival in Southern Maryland in 2014, the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival (CBBF) returned to Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Maryland  in May 2015.  “Not only did we offset a fairly large deficit from 2014, the […]

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Volunteers needed all over county

Volunteers needed all over county

| June 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

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 ask.aacvc@outlook.com or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. 2015Annapolis Irish Festival July 10-11, 2015 The 5th Annual Annapolis Irish […]

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AAEDC Summer Farm Series

AAEDC Summer Farm Series

| June 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) has announced that the second annual Summer Farm Series will feature a local farm and winery. “The Summer Farm Series is an effort to promote and increase awareness of agriculture in South County,” says Lisa Barge, AAEDC’s agricultural marketing and development manager. “We encourage people to visit these county […]

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Ginger Cover residents help the Bay with new oysters

Ginger Cover residents help the Bay with new oysters

| June 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Five residents of the Ginger Cove retirement community in Annapolis are participating in the Oyster Restoration Project operated by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Meade Rudasill, Gene Avallone, Dwight Barlett, and Bill Clark have joined John Kenny, who has been running the oyster gardening program at Ginger Cove for […]

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Annapolis Rotary awards more than $50K to Connected Warrior Foundation

Annapolis Rotary awards more than $50K to Connected Warrior Foundation

| June 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Rotary Club President Marshall Larner, from left, and Black Tie and Diamonds Gala Co-chairmen Dave Cordle and Elaine Shanley donate a $56,517.35 check to Jim Leckinger, director of programs at the Connected Warrior Foundation.  Established in 2012, the foundation serves the needs of returning injured veterans by providing them with Android-based computer tablets, enabling […]

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Leukemia Cup raises nearly $250K

Leukemia Cup raises nearly $250K

| June 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Maryland Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society held the Annual Annapolis Leukemia Cup Regatta on May 29th and 30th. It was a record breaking year with 103 boats participating in the Regatta and $247,000 raised for the mission of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Leukemia Cup Sailing Regatta […]

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2 exhibits opening at Annapolis Maritime Museum

2 exhibits opening at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| June 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

For the first time the Annapolis Watercolor Club and the Annapolis Arts Alliance will present a combined show at the Annapolis Maritime Museum from June 25 to July 19.  A joint reception will be held on Sunday June 28 from 3 to 5 p.m.  The Museum is open to the public,Thursday through Sunday, from 11a.m. […]

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Bay Trust announced new grant program for stream restoration

Bay Trust announced new grant program for stream restoration

| June 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Trust, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the United States Environmental Protection Agency, and with input from the Maryland Department of the Environment, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and other agency and technical partners, announce four recipients of its new collaborative Restoration Research Grant Program. This program was created […]

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Walmart Foundation donates $75K to Light House BEST Program

Walmart Foundation donates $75K to Light House BEST Program

| June 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Walmart Foundation announced a $75,000 contribution to The Light House Shelter, to support the organization’s B.E.S.T. (Building Employment Success Training) program. It is an initiative that provides employment training in culinary arts and facilities maintenance to those who are homeless or at risk of homeless gain sustainable employment skills that will allow them to make a […]

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Volunteer with the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center

Volunteer with the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center

| June 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

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 ask.aacvc@outlook.com or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below.   American Healing Arts Alliance, Inc. AHAA is a non-profit educational […]

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League of Women Voters celebrated 95 years with gala

League of Women Voters celebrated 95 years with gala

| June 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

The League of Women Voters was founded 95 years ago in February, six months before the 20th Amendment granted women the right to vote.  The Maryland League celebrated this anniversary with a gala banquet featuring an address by Congressman John Sarbanes on Saturday evening, May 30, at the O’Callaghan Annapolis Hotel.  The League in Maryland […]

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Bereavement Camp offered by Chesapeake Life Center

Bereavement Camp offered by Chesapeake Life Center

| June 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Life Center, a program of Hospice of the Chesapeake, is now registering participants for Camp Nabi and Phoenix Rising to be held simultaneously over the weekend of Aug. 7- 9 at the Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center in Millersville, MD. Camp Nabi, a weekend camp for grieving children ages 6 to 13, provides […]

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Boatyard Bar & Grill and CRAB announce new regatta sponsorship pportunities

Boatyard Bar & Grill and CRAB announce new regatta sponsorship pportunities

| June 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Boatyard Bar & Grill Regatta to Benefit CRAB is the “feel good” regatta of the Summer. This year, organizers are giving potential sponsors the opportunity to have their logos placed either on the hulls of the CRAB Freedom 20’s or the entire fleet of competitors. These Regatta Identification sponsors will enjoy unparalleled exposure before, […]

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