Tag: Annapolis

Community Foundation grants $72K to 4 county organizations

Community Foundation grants $72K to 4 county organizations

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County is proud to announce four new Ladders to Success Economic Opportunity Grants. The awards totaling $72,000 aim to improve economic outcomes for low-income adults and youth in Anne Arundel County. The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC), through its grant program, Ladders to SUCCESS, has awarded more […]

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Briscoe wins Tony Rubino Trophy at Brigade Boxing Championships

Briscoe wins Tony Rubino Trophy at Brigade Boxing Championships

| March 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

With a fight that was stopped by the referee, Keon Briscoe, a 1st Class Midshipman, became the 19th recipient of the Tony Rubino Trophy. The Rubino Trophy is for a Midshipman who wins the match for four consecutive years and is named for former Navy boxing coach Tony Rubino. In front of a 3,000 person […]

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Purim Carnival at Kneseth Israel on March 1st

Purim Carnival at Kneseth Israel on March 1st

| February 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Sunday March 1, 2015 from 11:00am – 1:00pm Congregation Kneseth Israel presents a Purim Carnival with games, activities, and traditional foods. The community is invited to celebrate this holiday with outdoor moon bounce and pony rides, airbrush tattoo artist, skeeball, inflatable basketball, casino games for adults, cotton candy, popcorn, pizza, falafel bar, hamantaschen cookies, […]

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Schuh, Walker move to repeal ‘Rain Tax’ in Anne Arundel

Schuh, Walker move to repeal ‘Rain Tax’ in Anne Arundel

| February 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh and Council Chairman Jerry Walker today announced a proposal to repeal Anne Arundel County’s stormwater management fee.  In addition, Councilman Michael Peroutka will co-sponsor the legislation.  “Council Chairman Walker and I understand Anne Arundel working families and small businesses have been burdened with too many high taxes and fees,” said Schuh. […]

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Davidsonville Green Expo (March 14th) seeking exhibitors

Davidsonville Green Expo (March 14th) seeking exhibitors

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Preparations are underway for the Sixth Annual Davidsonville Green Expo scheduled for Saturday, March 14 at Davidsonville Elementary School.  Sponsored by the Davidsonville Area Civic Association (DACA), this annual event brings together businesses and non-profits to help increase awareness about environmental issues. Currently, DACA is seeking exhibitors who offer sustainable choices or information about reducing […]

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13th Annual Book Festival scheduled for April 25th at Key School

13th Annual Book Festival scheduled for April 25th at Key School

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and authors Jim Dwyer, Michael Moss, Boog Powell, and Martin Goldsmith are among many distinguished speakers already scheduled to appear at the 2015 Annapolis Book Festival on Saturday, April 25, at The Key School. The Annapolis Book Festival is a free community event that features a full day of discussions […]

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Anne Arundel County employee to be honored as “Black History Hero”

Anne Arundel County employee to be honored as “Black History Hero”

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Central Services Office employee Joanne Jackson will be honored this week as a “Black History Hero” during the Maryland Live Casino’s February 24th Black History Month Celebration. Jackson currently serves as the Minority/Small Business Enterprise Coordinator for the county.  Each year, Maryland Live Casino honors “Black History Heroes” who have made a […]

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Institutional architecture in Annapolis, a discussion and tour

Institutional architecture in Annapolis, a discussion and tour

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College will present a lecture series on Annapolis architecture from the 18th through 21st centuries. Led by local historians, architects, and scholars, the series addresses the question of how to “read” buildings by identifying style, design, and historical context. The upcoming lecture, “20th Century: Institutional Architecture,” will be held […]

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Fundraiser for Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

Fundraiser for Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kunta Kinte Celebrations, Inc. will be holding a spectacular fundraising event to raise funds to ensure the future preservation of the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival.  Kunta Kinte Celebrations, Inc. is dedicated to reviving the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival so people can be enlightened to the rich African American history of Annapolis. African Threads: Kunta Kinte […]

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5th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair this weekend

5th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair this weekend

| February 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Back for its fifth year, the Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair will be held on Saturday, February 28th from Noon to 3pm at Annapolis High School Cafeteria & Auditorium, 2700 Riva Road. Students in grades 6 through 12 (public, private and homeschooled) from Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay region are invited for this popular […]

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County Department of Health to award grants for recovery support organizations

County Department of Health to award grants for recovery support organizations

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Recovery Support Services Program will award a total of up to $15,000 in mini-grants to community organizations and community service providers to promote recovery from substance use or co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders. The deadline for applications will be February 27, 2015 at 4 p.m. Applicants […]

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Cuban Nights raised $40K for Arts Council

Cuban Nights raised $40K for Arts Council

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two hundred and fifty guests gathered to support the arts and historic preservation at the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County Gala fundraiser, Carnival Around the World “Cuban Nights. The 17th annual gala took place on January 3lst and raised approximately $40,000 for nonprofit and educational arts and cultural programs in Anne Arundel County. Held […]

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Key School open house this Thursday

Key School open house this Thursday

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Is your middle school child intrigued by ideas, inspired by shared discoveries, motivated to ask questions, and actively engaged in the process of really learning? Key School students are! Discover Key and learn why. The Key School will hold an Open House on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Parents interested in learning more about what Key’s program […]

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Be “In The Know” with the new Visitor’s Guide from Visit Annapolis

Be “In The Know” with the new Visitor’s Guide from Visit Annapolis

| February 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Individuals who like to stay on top of all that Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay has to offer are invited to stop by the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau’s (AAACCVB) 26 West Street Visitors Center to pick up their personal copy of the 2015 Annapolis & the Chesapeake Bay Visitors Guide.   […]

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Annapolis based iJet expands; opens offices in Singapore

Annapolis based iJet expands; opens offices in Singapore

| February 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

 iJET International, Inc., the leading provider of integrated risk management solutions for multinational organizations, continues to expand its global footprint with plans to hire in an office in Singapore. Singapore was selected because it will reinforce iJET’s 24×7 global coverage and because of the increased demand for iJET’s risk management services and patented risk technology […]

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Annapolis Home Expo rolls into town this weekend

Annapolis Home Expo rolls into town this weekend

| February 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

The 10th annual Annapolis Home and Remodeling Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for two weekends: February Feb. 21-22, and Feb. 28- March 1 from 10am-6pm on Saturdays and 11am-5pm on Sundays at the National Guard Armory Expo Hall in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance […]

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World famous Comedy Pet Theater coming to Maryland Hall

World famous Comedy Pet Theater coming to Maryland Hall

| February 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maryland Hall presents the world famous Comedy Pet Theater on Friday, March 20 at 7:30 pm. This family-oriented theatrical circus is a blend of unique physical comedy, starring Gregory Popovich and the extraordinary talents of his rescued performing pets. Tickets are $26 for Non-Members; $21 for Maryland Hall members and $17 for children. Internationally-acclaimed award […]

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Irish Week kicks off on March 1st

Irish Week kicks off on March 1st

| February 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Several years ago, local resident John O’Leary wondered why Annapolis never had a parade for St. Patrick’s Day. As it turned out, the City used to have one, but that tradition had somehow died.  O’Leary brought it back to life in 2013 with a vengeance the week before the Irish holiday. “The idea was to […]

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Water rescue in Bon Haven sends man to hospital, claims life of his dog

Water rescue in Bon Haven sends man to hospital, claims life of his dog

| February 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Wednesday February 18, 2015 at approximately 11:15 a.m. Anne Arundel County Police received a call in the area of the 700 block of Sonne Drive, Annapolis, MD to assist with a dog that had fallen through the ice on the South River in the area of the Bon Haven Community. Corporal Gatens, Corporal Rajcsok, […]

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Baysox announce promotional schedule for 2015 season

Baysox announce promotional schedule for 2015 season

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox announce today a snapshot of the promotional schedule for the 2015 season. The schedule includes 19 fireworks nights, a number of family-friendly events, multiple giveaways, recurring weekday events and a wide variety of fun theme nights with more fun still to be announced in the coming weeks.  The 2015 promo schedule starts […]

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Letter: Doubling wind and solar is the right choice for Maryland

Letter: Doubling wind and solar is the right choice for Maryland

| February 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

As a high school Environmental Science teacher in Anne Arundel County, I have the good fortune to teach some of the brightest, most passionate, and inquisitive students in the county.  The course is fun and challenging because there is rarely a right or wrong side to the issues that we study, thus forcing students to […]

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Foodies rejoice, Annapolis Restaurant Week on horizon

Foodies rejoice, Annapolis Restaurant Week on horizon

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Foodies, Rejoice!  43 of  Annapolis’ top restaurants will participate in the Annapolis Business Association’s annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, held February 23-March 1, 2015. With a growing number of restaurants receiving acclaim from national media, Annapolis is becoming one of the hottest culinary destinations in Maryland. This year’s program provides visitors and locals an opportunity to […]

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