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Battle of the Bands concludes after 17 years

Battle of the Bands concludes after 17 years

| July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Today, the Anne Arundel County High School Battle of the Bands has announced the conclusion of the annual Annapolis-based event, after 17 consecutive years at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis. Founded by Nancy Almgren in 1999 as a way to expose County residents to talented musicians from all of the area high […]

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United Way of Central Maryland grants $500K to area non-profits

United Way of Central Maryland grants $500K to area non-profits

| July 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

United Way of Central Maryland  yesterday announced $500,000 for programming supporting United Way’s goal of building self-sufficient families and stronger communities in Anne Arundel County. United Way’s grants will support the organization’s overall mission to stabilize families and provide all central Marylanders the opportunity to attain a quality education, financial stability and good health through […]

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The Light House names new Deputy Director

The Light House names new Deputy Director

| July 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Elizabeth Kinney, Executive Director of The Light House is pleased to announce the appointment of Teresa Fields as the new Deputy Director as of July 1, 2015. Teresa comes to The Light House from Fairfax, Virginia where she served as Community Management Initiatives Analyst for Fairfax County Virginia Department of Neighborhood and Community Services. Prior […]

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Junior League to host new member open house

Junior League to host new member open house

| July 21, 2015 | 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 their New Member Open House on August 15, 2015 from 11:30 – 1:30 p.m. in Severna Park. All women over the age of 21 years, living in Anne Arundel County and its […]

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Disabled veteran pays it forward with Blasting for the Brave

Disabled veteran pays it forward with Blasting for the Brave

| July 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Retired Army veteran, Captain Ferris Butler and his wife, Laura, announce their second annual fundraiser, Blasting for the Brave, to support two top-rated military nonprofits. ‘Blasting for the Brave: Round 2’ is a Sporting Clays Tournament and family fun day that will take place on Saturday, September 19th at the Point at Pintail on Maryland’s […]

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New president for Rotary of South Anne Arundel County

New president for Rotary of South Anne Arundel County

| July 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

On June 25th 2015 the leadership of the local Rotary Club of South Anne Arundel County changed hands from Joe Van Duren to LeCates “Katie” Blyth during the 10 year anniversary dinner, which was held at the Doubletree Hotel in Annapolis. The club celebrated its ten year history of contributions to the community, both internationally […]

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Volunteer Anne Arundel!

Volunteer Anne Arundel!

| July 18, 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.  Alliance for the Chesapeake, Aug. 7-8, 2015 Mid-Atlantic Volunteer Water Monitoring […]

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Brown bag lunch tours at Hammond Harwood House every Tuesday

Brown bag lunch tours at Hammond Harwood House every Tuesday

| July 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Hammond-Harwood House in downtown Annapolis is pleased to announce the launch of Brown Bag Lunch Tours this spring. There will be a tour at 12:30pm lasting 20 minutes on Tuesdays. After the tour, participants are encouraged to enjoy their lunches in our gardens. Tours will be on a different topic every week ranging from decorative […]

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Anne Arundel Arts Council announces 5 new board members

Anne Arundel Arts Council announces 5 new board members

| July 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County is pleased to announce that five new Board Members have taken office with the start of the 2016 fiscal year.  Anne Arundel County residents: Ellen Ambrose, Jessica Daigle, Rachelle Millison, James P. O’Hare, and Elaine Shanley will be sharing their professional expertise in the fields of finance, business, […]

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Wine Tasting at Goshen Farm

Wine Tasting at Goshen Farm

| July 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Goshen Farm Preservation Society, Inc. will hold its annual wine tasting and silent auction on Sunday, August 16, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  The event is sponsored by Bella’s Liquors in the Cape St. Claire Shopping Center and will be held at 1504 Stacy Lane, Annapolis, MD 21049 and parking is available […]

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Pottery and art exhibit at Chesapeake Arts Center through July

Pottery and art exhibit at Chesapeake Arts Center through July

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center Gomer Gallery (CAC) will open a unique exhibition featuring Chesapeake Arts Center’s resident ceramic artist, Joe Vitek and artist Tom Rieley on July 3rd on view until Friday, July 31, 2015. The Pottery and Art Exhibit will feature nearly 60 pieces of pottery by Tom Rieley and Joe Vitek, as well […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust funds 7 runoff projects in Anne Arundel

Chesapeake Bay Trust funds 7 runoff projects in Anne Arundel

| July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works and the Chesapeake Bay Trust recently announced seven new projects that will receive grant funding through the inaugural round of the collaborative Anne Arundel County Watershed Restoration Grant Program. This program was launched just this year to support stormwater restoration and retrofit projects throughout Anne Arundel County. The […]

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Providence Center’s Moran Classic raises $77K

Providence Center’s Moran Classic raises $77K

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Providence Center, a non-profit organization that serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Anne Arundel County, announced today that its 23rd Annual Moran Golf Classic, presented by Severna Park-based Moran Insurance, Chiron Technology Services, a Columbia-based cyber security and technology company, and Reliable Contracting Company, a Gambrills-based construction company, raised $77,000 for the organization’s […]

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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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