Tag: Alzheimer’s disease

75th Annual Brigade Boxing Championship scheduled for February 26th

75th Annual Brigade Boxing Championship scheduled for February 26th

| February 19, 2016 | 2 Comments

The Naval Academy’s 75th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships will be held Friday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall. The event is open to the public and admission is free. This year’s boxing finals will be streamed live via http://livestream.com/accounts/6846224/events/4780881/. Three midshipmen 1st Class (seniors) have the opportunity to win the Tony Rubino Four-Time Brigade […]

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Library hosts several events for Black History Month

Library hosts several events for Black History Month

| February 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Library system will be hosting several events county-wide to celebrate Black History Month. Saturday, February 13 – 23, 2016 Get Schooled with Mr. Root Jamaal ‘Mr. Root’ Collier, a dedicated and versatile professional Hip-Hop artist returns to AACPL to present interactive, family-friendly concerts. Come and learn about the history of Hip […]

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Annapolis Green moves into new home on Maryland Avenue, Open House on December 3

Annapolis Green moves into new home on Maryland Avenue, Open House on December 3

| November 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Thursday, Dec. 10, during Midnight Madness II, Annapolis Green is planning to welcome the public to their new home– the Annapolis Green House at 92 Maryland Avenue with an open house and celebration from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Annapolis Green House will be more than just their office… The Annapolis Green House will be the first Green community center of its kind […]

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Suricato, Colombian jazz group to perform free concerts in Annapolis and Bowie

Suricato, Colombian jazz group to perform free concerts in Annapolis and Bowie

| November 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Colombian jazz quartet Suricato will present a free concert at 7 p.m. Monday, November 16 at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, 15200 Annapolis Road, Bowie and 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 18, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase Street, Annapolis. Suricato features the roots of Colombian music along with contemporary […]

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Bello Machre welcomes new Board member

Bello Machre welcomes new Board member

| November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bello Machre is pleased to announce the election of its newest Board Member, John S. Goldthwait, Jr. effective September 14, 2015.  Dr. Robert Ireland, President and CEO, commented, “I’m thrilled to have John as a member of the Bello Machre Board of Directors.  He is a strong, compassionate leader that will further strengthen our board […]

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Here comes the Powerboat Show

Here comes the Powerboat Show

| October 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Powerboats, 300 of the newest models and more than 60 brokerage boats, will fill Ego Alley and St. Mary’s Cove in historic downtown Annapolis, October 15 – 18, 2015.  The in-water show, now in its 44th year, draws nearly 40,000 attendees and includes a variety of vessels: small ski boats, center consoles, express cruisers, and luxury motor […]

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Walk to end Alzheimers on October 25th

Walk to end Alzheimers on October 25th

| September 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Alzheimer’s Association invites the Anne Arundel community to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions living with the disease by participating in Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, Sunday, Oct. 25, (rain or shine) at Susan Campbell Park (1 Dock St.) in downtown Annapolis. With over 1,000 people expected, the Walk offers an […]

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7 county students named semi-finalists in National Merit Scholarship competition

7 county students named semi-finalists in National Merit Scholarship competition

| September 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Seven students from six Anne Arundel County public high schools have been selected as semifinalists in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship competition. North County High School led the list with two students, while Broadneck, Meade, Arundel, Old Mill, and Severna Park high schools followed with one student each. The prestigious list is comprised of about […]

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Workout for a cause at Big Vanilla

Workout for a cause at Big Vanilla

| September 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

Big Vanilla’s Annual Fundraiser “Workout for a Cause” will be held outdoors once again with a glo theme under the stars. This year the Wounded Warrior Project will benefit from this event. The event has a different “spin” on it as we have added a Zumba Hour along with the popular Spin-a-thon! Big Vanilla is […]

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BREAKING: One dead in Annapolis – Bay Highlands shooting

BREAKING: One dead in Annapolis – Bay Highlands shooting

| September 15, 2015 | 2 Comments

UPDATE #3 (FromAACoPD) Please see detailed update, victim identity and more information in morning article. UPDATE #2 (From AACoPD) Police have said on their Facebook page that they do not believe there is any threat to the community as a result of this shooting. UPDATE #1 (From AACoPD) At approximately 8:00 pm tonight officers responded […]

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Schuh to chair Bello Macre’s signature event

Schuh to chair Bello Macre’s signature event

| June 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

Bello Machre proudly announces that Steve Schuh will be the Honorary Chair at its Signature Event – Every Step Counts 2015.  With the addition of the new 5K Run to its ever popular Every Step Counts walk / bike fundraiser, it is appropriate that County Executive Schuh attend and present the 5K awards and prizes. […]

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AACC to host Crime, Violence, and Mental Illness conference

AACC to host Crime, Violence, and Mental Illness conference

| April 30, 2015 | 2 Comments

You hear the news. It’s happened again. Someone with a mental illness has committed a violent act and families’ lives are changed forever. To discuss how to identify those at risk and proven ways to reduce the likelihood of these tragic events, Anne Arundel Community College has gathered experts in public safety, psychology, mental illness […]

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Hospice of Chesapeake seeks volunteers

Hospice of Chesapeake seeks volunteers

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hospice of the Chesapeake has numerous volunteer opportunities available in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties. Volunteers play a vital role on the hospice team by visiting patients, supporting caregivers, serving as counselors at grief retreats, organizing fundraisers or assisting in our offices or helping at our resale shop.  Become a hospice volunteer if you […]

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Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

| January 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Pascal Senior Activity Center will host “Living with Alzheimer’s Disease,” an early stage education program for people with early-stage dementia and their caregivers. The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is life changing and leads to many questions. What will this mean for me and my family? How do we prepare for the future? What resources […]

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Local resident participating in 100 mile ride to end Alzheimer’s

Local resident participating in 100 mile ride to end Alzheimer’s

| June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jeff Harbeson, of Annapolis, will bike 100 miles in the 2014 Ride to End Alzheimer’s Saturday, July 12. Beginning and ending in Fort Devens, MA the Ride provides a 2-mile family ride, 30-mile, 62-mile and 100-mile route reaching all the way from Western Massachusetts to Southern New Hampshire. The Ride to End Alzheimer’s grew from […]

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Spring caregiver workshops offered at County senior centers

Spring caregiver workshops offered at County senior centers

| April 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

Caregivers are invited to attend the three Spring Caregiver Workshops, “The Dementia Series: Living in the Land of Oz…continued,” to be held at 6 of Anne Arundel County’s senior activity centers beginning in March and continuing through June. They are presented free by the National Family Caregiver Support Program of the Anne Arundel County Department […]

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Caregiver’s conference set for April 26th

Caregiver’s conference set for April 26th

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Family and professional caregivers, social workers, nurses and others can get information and access resources at the 22nd annual Caregivers’ Conference set for 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, at The Hotel at Arundel Preserve, 7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard in Hanover, MD.  The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities is […]

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Caregiver Workshops Scheduled

Caregiver Workshops Scheduled

| January 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Caregivers are invited to attend the “The Dementia Series: Living in the Land of Oz,” workshops scheduled for January 28, February 4, and February 11 at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center. These free workshops are presented by the National Family Caregiver Support Program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities. This series […]

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Great Harvest Memory Loaf To Support Alzheimer’s Association

Great Harvest Memory Loaf To Support Alzheimer’s Association

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the second year in a row, the Annapolis Great Harvest bakery, located at 208 Ridgely Ave., and local owners Thomas and Pam Storm invite the community to partner together in supporting the Alzheimer’s Association this holiday season. Great Harvest will be selling a special “Memory Loaf” – the bakery’s signature Honey Whole Wheat loaf […]

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Virtual Dementia Tours

Virtual Dementia Tours

| May 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

To help family caregivers understand the physical and mental challenges of those with dementia, the National Family Caregiver Support Program at the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities has scheduled a Virtual Dementia Tours® Education Program on June 20, 2013 (6:30 p.m.) at the Arnold Senior Activity Center, 44 Church Road, Arnold, MD. […]

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Virtual Dementia Tours

Virtual Dementia Tours

| January 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

To help family caregivers understand the physical and mental challenges of those with dementia, the National Family Caregiver Support Program at the county Department of Aging and Disabilities has scheduled two (2) free Virtual Dementia Tours® Education Programs in February. On-line and telephone registration begins January 25 and space is limited. The Virtual Demential Tour® (VDT) […]

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Walk To End Alzheimer’s October 20th

Walk To End Alzheimer’s October 20th

| September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Alzheimer’s Association invites the community to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Anne Arundel County Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Saturday, Oct. 20 (rain or shine), at the Severn School (201 Water St.) in Severna Park. Hosted by the Greater Maryland Chapter, the annual event will raise […]

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