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Nashville’s own Chuck Mead coming to Metropolitan on Wednesday (April 16, 2014)

Nashville’s own Chuck Mead coming to Metropolitan on Wednesday (April 16, 2014)

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

After leading several popular ‘80s cult bands in and around his hometown of Lawrence, Kansas, Chuck Mead landed on Nashville’s Lower Broadway where he co-founded the famed ‘90s Alternative Country quintet BR549. The band’s seven albums, three Grammy nominations and the Country Music Association Award for Best Overseas Touring Act would build an indelible bridge between […]

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Catherine Counts promoted to VP at Weitzman Agency

Catherine Counts promoted to VP at Weitzman Agency

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Weitzman Agency, a full-service advertising, digital, and social agency, is pleased to announce that Catherine Counts has been promoted to VP, Associate Creative Director. As a leading member of the creative team, Catherine will continue to play a key role in the planning and execution of the agency’s creative product. She will also work closely […]

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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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Math anxiety? AACC has you covered (April 12,15,16,17,21,24, 2014)

Math anxiety? AACC has you covered (April 12,15,16,17,21,24, 2014)

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Don’t let your math difficulties get in the way of your academic future. This spring, Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is offering several workshops focusing on ways people can overcome their math anxieties. The two-hour workshops are free to both current students and people considering attending or returning to college. Some of the topics covered […]

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Goshen Farm Preservation Society open house and garden party (April12, 2014)

Goshen Farm Preservation Society open house and garden party (April12, 2014)

| April 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Back in Cape St. Claire, there is a farmhouse that is being saved. The Goshen Farm. The Goshen Farm Preservation Society, Inc. was established in 2006 to safeguard and restore the historic Goshen Farm and its surrounding property for residents of the Broadneck Peninsula and Anne Arundel County. Goshen farm is currently owned by the […]

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Double plays crush Baysox

Double plays crush Baysox

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Baysox (5-2) recorded a season-low seven hits and grounded into three double plays in a 5-1 loss to the Richmond Flying Squirrels (4-3) Wednesday afternoon. After scoring 35 runs in the first series of the season, the Baysox offense slowed significantly, scoring only six runs in three games against Richmond For the third straight […]

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Baysox to host Spring egg hunt

Baysox to host Spring egg hunt

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox and their lovable mascot, Louie, host the Kids Capital Spring Fling featuring the Spring Egg Hunt at Prince George’s Stadium Saturday, April 19, as the Baysox take on the Harrisburg Senators at 2:05 p.m. The spring fling is the first of five monthly events for members of Louie’s Kids Club. Baysox Marketing […]

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Upcoming events at Annapolis and Waugh Chapel Towne Centres

Upcoming events at Annapolis and Waugh Chapel Towne Centres

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Towne Centre and the Waugh Chapel Towne Centre have some great events coming up this month and through the summer including the ever popular summer concert series in Annapolis. Annapolis Towne Centre: Make A Wish’s Walk for Wishes Thursday, April 24- 6pm to 8pm   Earth Water Faith Festival Sunday, April 27 2pm […]

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First Sunday Arts Festival is coming

First Sunday Arts Festival is coming

| April 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Be sure to check out the FREE annual First Sunday Arts Festival of Annapolis which runs the first Sunday of each month from May through October. From noon until 5:00 pm,  a portion of historic West Street and beyond is transformed into a fun festival of live music, dance, art and crafts.  It’s the perfect […]

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Baysox split double header

Baysox split double header

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Baysox (5-1) lost their first game of the season 5-3 to start off a Doubleheader Tuesday evening against the Richmond Flying Squirrels (3-3) but came back with a walk-off 2-1 win in Game two to secure the split. Double plays hurt the Baysox in a 5-3 Game one loss as the team grounded into […]

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President Clinton addresses Mids at USNA Forrestal Lecture Series

President Clinton addresses Mids at USNA Forrestal Lecture Series

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Former President William Jefferson Clinton was in town this afternoon to speak to the Midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy.  The address was part of the Forrestal Lecture Series. The address was attended by the Brigade of Midshipmen (4,400) and several hundred delegates who were shuttled from a foreign affairs conference which was being […]

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County businesses win SBA awards

County businesses win SBA awards

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The winners of the 2014 Maryland Small Business Week Awards Program were announced late last month by Stephen D. Umberger, District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Baltimore District Office. Winners will be honored at the 30th Annual Maryland Small Business Week Awards Luncheon Thursday, May 15th at Martin’s West in Woodlawn, Md. […]

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WNAV to broadcast all Baysox home games

WNAV to broadcast all Baysox home games

| April 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox and 1430 WNAV announce today a new radio partnership for the 2014 season. For the first time since the 2001 season, the Baysox will have a full-season radio presence in Annapolis and surrounding areas with WNAV, who will provide a live broadcast of 40 games during the course of the season. Additionally, […]

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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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Annapolis restaurants clean up with restaurant awards

Annapolis restaurants clean up with restaurant awards

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Restaurant Association of Maryland is excited to announce the winners of the 60th Annual McCormick & Company Stars of the Industry Awards. The Gala Celebration and Awards presentation took place Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay in Cambridge, Maryland.  Over twenty-five thousand members of Maryland’s dining public voted for their […]

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Panel: critical ethical issues in medical care (May 4, 2014)

Panel: critical ethical issues in medical care (May 4, 2014)

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Sunday May 4, 2014 at 10:00am, Congregation Kneseth Israel hosts a panel discussion about critical ethical issues in medical care.  The panel moderated by Dr. David Krimins and will discuss situations doctors encountered in their practice and the choices the patients and families had to make.  In addition to Dr. Krimins, panelists include Dr. […]

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AMFM launches new showcase (April 14, 2014)

AMFM launches new showcase (April 14, 2014)

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Musicians Fund for Musicians, Inc. (AMFM) is presenting a new showcase series titled “In the Vane of…” where local Annapolis musicians will perform one cover song by a legendary artist and one original song in the vein of that same legendary artist to raise funds for AMFM. The first in the series will […]

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Comcast Foundation  awards 4 scholarships to area seniors

Comcast Foundation awards 4 scholarships to area seniors

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded scholarships to 101 Maryland high school seniors through its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation’s signature community investment initiatives, recognizes students’ leadership skills, academic achievement and […]

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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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Baysox sweep Senators

Baysox sweep Senators

| April 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Baysox (4-0) completed a four-game sweep of the Harrisburg Senators (0-4) to open the season with a 10-5 win Sunday afternoon. The Baysox offense was on fire throughout the series, scoring in the double-digits in two games and recording double-digit hits in the three of the four games. In total, the Baysox scored 35 […]

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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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Health Department celebrates National Public Health Week with walk, open house

Health Department celebrates National Public Health Week with walk, open house

| April 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will celebrate National Public Health Week, April 7 through 13, with free activities for the public. The theme for this year’s National Public Health Week is “Public Health: Start Here.” The Department will promote that theme with an open house in Annapolis on Tuesday, April 8 from 9 […]

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