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CBMM strikes exhibitions January 5th

CBMM strikes exhibitions January 5th

| December 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is making room for a new exhibition in its Steamboat Building, with the announcement of two exhibitions coming to a close. Navigating Freedom: The War of 1812 on the Chesapeake, and Push and Pull: Life on Chesapeake Bay Tugboats will close on January 5, as the museum prepares for a […]

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15 County teachers receive grants for classroom tools

15 County teachers receive grants for classroom tools

| December 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County has awarded more than $6,000 in mini grants to fifteen local school teachers through its Grants 4Teachers program.  The Grants 4 Teachers Fund provides grants to teachers in the Anne Arundel County Public School System for special projects or the tools needed in their classrooms to create the […]

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Navy kicks off Army-Navy Week with pep rally

Navy kicks off Army-Navy Week with pep rally

| December 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Nearly 4000 midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy were in attendance at a party last night on Farragut Field to kick off Army-Navy Week.  The Electric Brigade was on hand to provide the entertainment along with flaming cauldrons, fireworks, and  an effigy of an Army mule that was set ablaze and burned to the ground […]

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Virginia Tech and Cincinnati to compete in December’s Military Bowl in Annapolis

Virginia Tech and Cincinnati to compete in December’s Military Bowl in Annapolis

| December 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO, today announced that Virginia Tech  and Cincinnati will go head to head in this year’s game. Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m. EST on  Saturday, Dec. 27 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. “We could not […]

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Navy to play San Diego State in Poinsettia Bowl

Navy to play San Diego State in Poinsettia Bowl

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

San Diego State has accepted an invitation to play Navy in the 10th annual San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl it was announced today by 2014 Bowl President Vincent Mudd.  The game will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 23 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. Kickoff is set for 6:30 PM in San Diego […]

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Treaty of Paris Center makes debut on January 3rd

Treaty of Paris Center makes debut on January 3rd

| December 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis has never had an interpretive center dedicated to the Treaty of Paris Period (1783-87), the time between the Revolution and the Constitution, when Annapolis hosted the unicameral Congress (including delegates Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe); when George Washington resigned from the Army; when arguably the most important document in American history—the Treaty of Paris—was […]

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2nd Annual SantaCon scheduled for Saturday December 13th

2nd Annual SantaCon scheduled for Saturday December 13th

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

2nd Annual Annapolis SantaCon organized by the Hospice Hundred Committee benefiting Chesapeake Kids. To participate in the fabulously fun pub crawl you must purchase a general admission ticket for $20 or VIP ticket for $40.  Limited tickets available! **VIP ticket $40 – Along with the specials offered at each bar during the bar crawl, you get free access to the pre-party at the […]

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Catch the Severn Sleigh this week at your local Severn Savings Bank

Catch the Severn Sleigh this week at your local Severn Savings Bank

| December 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Severn Sleigh will be out in the community this week spreading the word about Severn Bank and holiday cheer.  They will be visiting areas around each of their branches during the week the week of December 8th. They will be buying our neighbors in the community a cup of coffee or a donut;  and at the […]

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Iron Rooster taking downtown by storm

Iron Rooster taking downtown by storm

| December 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The secret is out. Iron Rooster is a hit. And they keep mixing it up to keep it fresh and new! The new Annapolis waterfront restaurant, Iron Rooster, is celebrating the holidays with indulgent seasonal dishes and beverages that everyone deserves to try, even if you are on the naughty list. Iron Rooster is a scratch […]

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Hospice of the Chesapeake announces 2015 Hospice Royale

Hospice of the Chesapeake announces 2015 Hospice Royale

| December 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The community is invited to come and celebrate at Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Annual Gala from 6 p.m. to midnight on March 21, 2015 at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Hotel. The gala titled 2015 Hospice Royale, is the nonprofit’s signature  black tie event featuring an open bar, fine cuisine, a silent and live auction, and […]

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Electronic navigation for non-technical people

Electronic navigation for non-technical people

| December 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering its Electronic Navigation for Non-Technical People workshop on Saturday, January 10 from 10 a.m. to noon, with class size limited and pre-registration needed. “Interest in this program is high because it’s specifically for the non-technical person,” said CBMM Boatyard Program Manager Jennifer Kuhn. “We had a waiting list […]

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AAMC leads state in bridging people into Medicaid

AAMC leads state in bridging people into Medicaid

| December 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

When 19-year-old Shawnese Stockdale recently gave birth, she found herself in the unfortunate situation of having insurance for herself but not her daughter, who was under observation in Anne Arundel Medical Center’s (AAMC’s) neonatal intensive care unit. Stockdale, a college student and employee at Waffle House restaurant, has health insurance through her mother’s job but […]

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AACC Selected for National Grant to Train Low-Income Adults

AACC Selected for National Grant to Train Low-Income Adults

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College recently celebrated 100 students’ completion of training that makes them eligible to work as casino dealers through a grant from the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project. AACC is one of 12 community colleges in the nation selected to participate in the $3.5 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to the League […]

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Midnight Madness brings out hundreds to shop in Annapolis

Midnight Madness brings out hundreds to shop in Annapolis

| December 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

The air was crisp and the streets (and stores) were filled with shoppers last night in Annapolis. Midnight Madness is the annual welcoming of the holiday season put on by the Annapolis Business Association. Sheehy Lexus of Annapolis was the lead sponsor again. In addition to being open, most of the stores in the Downtown […]

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Miss Shirley’s announces holiday inspired specials for December

Miss Shirley’s announces holiday inspired specials for December

| December 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

Thanksgiving has passed, marking the beginning of the Holiday Season! This year, Miss Shirley’s Café will be celebrating the winter weather with all-new Flavorful & Festive Monthly Specials. When we think of the Holidays, one thing comes to mind – Desserts! So, Corporate Executive Chef Brigitte Bledsoe and her culinary team looked to a few […]

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The Naval Academy Spouses’ and Civilians’ Club to host Holiday Luncheon

The Naval Academy Spouses’ and Civilians’ Club to host Holiday Luncheon

| December 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Naval Academy Spouses’ and Civilians’ Club will host their annual holiday luncheon on Monday, December 8, 2014, at the DoubleTree Hotel, 210 Holiday Court, Annapolis, starting at 10:00am with shopping at Temptations Gift Shop from the Navy Yard followed by a buffet luncheon at 11:30am. There will be entertainment and a raffle for a variety of donated items with […]

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Military Bowl announces sponsors

Military Bowl announces sponsors

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Military Bowl® presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO, today proudly announced its initial lineup of sponsors for this year’s game on Dec. 27 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. The group is a mixture of longtime bowl supporters and organizations that are partnering with the National Capital Region’s college football bowl game […]

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Plenty happening at AACC this December

Plenty happening at AACC this December

| December 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

Celebrate with AACC in the Season of Giving WATCH, LISTEN AND ENJOY! Dec. 4-6 – 8 p.m. AACC Dance Company perform “Running Amuck,” featuring original choreography by company director Lynda P. Fitzgerald and some company members; Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts; admission charged;  www.aacc.edu/dance/events.cfm. Dec. 13 – 8 p.m. […]

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Katcef Brothers partners with Bike Like A Girl for RAAM 2015

Katcef Brothers partners with Bike Like A Girl for RAAM 2015

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The local cycling team, Bike Like a Girl, is only the second 8-woman team in Race Across America history (RAAM), with the mission of raising money and awareness in support of empowering girls and women through cycling.  The team begins the race on June 20, 2015 in Oceanside, CA and hopes to break the existing […]

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Vans Warped Tour to return to Merriweather on July 18th

Vans Warped Tour to return to Merriweather on July 18th

| December 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Vans Warped Tour has announced that it will return to the Merriweather Post Pavilion once again on July 18th, 2015.  The all-day festival draws tens of thousands of fans to experience a variety of music ranging from alternative to metal to EDM and everything in between. The tour builds momentum throughout the year and […]

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Galesville Heritage Society lecture and dinner scheduled

Galesville Heritage Society lecture and dinner scheduled

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Come to the Galesville Heritage Society’s Quarterly Dinner for good food and a great lecture.  The menu will be ham and turkey, potatoes, vegetables, salad and dessert. The price for the dinner is $15 per person for members and $20 for nonmembers. Reservations: contact Dee Dixon, 410-867-3622 or email dewhitman@verizon.net by Friday, Dec. 5. The […]

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HERE a Pop Up Shop popping on Maryland Avenue for Midnight Madness

HERE a Pop Up Shop popping on Maryland Avenue for Midnight Madness

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

HERE. is popping-up THIS Thursday at 53 Maryland Avenue, the old Annapolis Country Store!  We are super excited to spend the holidays on the Ave!  Open for 11 days, from December 4th – 14th, we are featuring over 70 LOCAL artists!  We will have everything from ornaments, holiday décor, gifts, cards, jewelry, accessories, clothing, art, photography & […]

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