Tag: Anne ArundelCounty

Grants For Greening

Grants For Greening

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Unity Gardens is a locally based non-profit organization that supports the building of community partnerships through the creation of greening projects, environmental enhancement, and education in Anne Arundel County. Grants of up to $1,000 are offered twice a year to coincide with the spring and fall growing seasons. Applications for the 2014 fall grant cycle will be accepted from January […]

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Disability Commission Seeks Members

Disability Commission Seeks Members

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues is seeking new members. “This is an exciting opportunity to become involved in a group that promotes positive change for citizens with disabilities in Anne Arundel County,” said Commission chairman Ginger Palmer. Much of the Commission’s work centers on accessibility, transportation, housing, legislation, and children’s issues. Additionally, each year, the Commission holds […]

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Children’s Author I’deyah Ricketts To Begin Summer Book Tour In Anne Arundel County

Children’s Author I’deyah Ricketts To Begin Summer Book Tour In Anne Arundel County

| June 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Nine-year-old author, I’deyah Ricketts, who released her second children’s book, Lyla Lyte and the Li’berry Fruit, will begin her book tour in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. I’deyah, whose book is published through Climbing Clouds Publishing, now available on Amazon.com will share excerpts from Lyla Lyte and the Li’berry Fruit and conduct several book signings at […]

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Women Comprise Only 3 Percent Of Construction Jobs; Local Women Changing The Tide

Women Comprise Only 3 Percent Of Construction Jobs; Local Women Changing The Tide

| June 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, about 75 percent of all registered apprenticeship programs are in the construction industry, but women constitute only 3 percent of all registered and active apprentices in construction occupations. “We want to not only close that gap, but to offer innovative programs for women to step into unconventional jobs […]

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Parents Advocacy Network Meeting This Week

Parents Advocacy Network Meeting This Week

| May 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Parents Advocacy Network will meet from 6:45 – 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29th at the Edgewater Library, 25 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. The Parents Advocacy Network is an independent group of parents working together to find innovative ways to improve Anne Arundel County public schools. At the meeting, the group will elect officers and […]

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Fort Meade Community Job Fair

Fort Meade Community Job Fair

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) announces Back-to-Work Week from May 16-22, 2012, designed to help Anne Arundel County residents seeking employment prepare for the Fort Meade Community Job Fair on May 23, where more than 87 employers from various industries will be interviewing and hiring. According to AAWDC President and CEO Kirkland J. Murray, […]

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Strawberry Festival At Historic Benson-Hammond House

Strawberry Festival At Historic Benson-Hammond House

| May 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society, Inc. will hold its 22nd Annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 9, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the historic Benson-Hammond House, an interpretive truck farm museum, 7101 Aviation Boulevard. The Festival celebrates the rich agricultural history of Anne Arundel County in the production of strawberries for […]

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AACS Students Volunteer At Bello Machre

AACS Students Volunteer At Bello Machre

| April 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Over 200 Annapolis Area Christian School children, parents, and teachers volunteered their time Thursday, April 5, 2012 as part of their annual Spring Yard Clean-up for Bello Machre.  18 groups of middle school children spent the day raking leaves and mulching flowerbeds at 18 different Bello Machre homes located throughout Anne Arundel County.  The Annapolis […]

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How Would You Judge A Barbecue

How Would You Judge A Barbecue

| April 23, 2012 | 2 Comments

Residents in and around Anne Arundel County will soon be treated to the finest barbeque you can find. The occasion will be the Naptown barBAYq Contest and Music Festival to be held at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville May 4th and 5th, 2012. Fifty professional and amateur teams will be cooking all night […]

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Grand Opening For New Fully Wheelchair Accessible Community Home

Grand Opening For New Fully Wheelchair Accessible Community Home

| April 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bello Machre will hold its Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for its new Spencer Road Home on Thursday, April 26, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The ceremony will take place rain or shine at 7803 Spencer Road, Glen Burnie, MD 21060. Please call for directions and parking instructions. This community event will […]

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Commission Announces Artists

Commission Announces Artists

| April 16, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues announced today that 21 Anne Arundel County artists with disabilities will display their work in the Commission’s first art show. The featured artists range in age from school children to older adults. The exhibit gives these artists who struggle with various disabilities a chance to showcase their […]

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Parents Advocacy Networked Forms To Affect Change In Schools

Parents Advocacy Networked Forms To Affect Change In Schools

| March 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

An independent group called the Parents Advocacy Network is being formed to provide concerned citizens with an effective way to advocate for improvements in Anne Arundel County Public Schools. In an online survey this month of 283 citizens who had previously expressed interest in improving county schools, 91% said they would like an independent advocacy […]

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AACPS Community Engagement Survey Results

AACPS Community Engagement Survey Results

| March 9, 2012 | 5 Comments

Ninety-seven percent of parents who responded to Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ fourth annual Parent Community Engagement Survey said their child feels safe at school, and 94 percent said they are satisfied with both the school system and their child’s school, according to results released this week. More than 12,530 parents filled out the 2011-2012 […]

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