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Glen Burnie’s Carolyn Williams elected as student member of Board of Education

Glen Burnie’s Carolyn Williams elected as student member of Board of Education

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Carolyn Williams, a junior at Glen Burnie High School, was elected by members of the Chesapeake Regional Association of Student Councils today to be the 2016-2017 student member of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education (SMOB). Jacob Baumgart of Arundel High School and Molly Fitzpatrick of Broadneck High School were the other finalists for […]

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Military Bowl to open Eastern Shore retreat for wounded service members

Military Bowl to open Eastern Shore retreat for wounded service members

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

The DC Bowl Committee today announced that it is purchasing a 290-acre property near Cambridge, Md., to operate as a retreat for wounded service members and their families. It will be named Patriot Point.  “Patriot Point will be a place for the men and women who serve our nation so selflessly to take the time […]

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New art exhibit just opened at BWI

New art exhibit just opened at BWI

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

“ Cities of the World ” is the theme and title of the  Spring/Summer exhibit which opened on April 22nd sponsored by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County. The juried group show featuring Anne Arundel County artists, will be on display at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport between concourses C & D through Augusts 19th. […]

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Arts Council raises more than $40K in recent fundraiser

Arts Council raises more than $40K in recent fundraiser

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

This year’s Arts Council of Anne Arundel County Gala fundraiser, “An Evening in Venice” on March 19th raided approximately$40,000  including $2,500 to fund scholarships for young art students to attend after school art programs. Held at the Loews’s Annapolis Hotel, the signature event included a cocktail reception, dinner, live and silent auctions plus dancing and […]

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Walk the Walk Foundation presents ‘The Walk’ at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre

Walk the Walk Foundation presents ‘The Walk’ at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Walk the Walk Foundation (WTWF) invites the community to join them in making a positive difference in the lives of Anne Arundel county’s children in need by participating in The Walk, a fundraising event at the Waugh Chapel Towne Centre on Thursday, May 12, from 6-8 p.m. Registration is now open at www.wtwf.org for individuals […]

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Partners in Care seeking volunteer drivers

Partners in Care seeking volunteer drivers

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Partners In Care Maryland, a local 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with offices on Ritchie Highway in Pasadena, is currently searching for volunteer drivers to keep up with an increasing demand of ride requests among its growing membership of older adults who live in Anne Arundel County. Founded in 1993, PIC’s mission is to empower older adults […]

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Annapolis Police encourage residents to join Nextdoor; but hold on a second…..

Annapolis Police encourage residents to join Nextdoor; but hold on a second…..

| April 27, 2016 | 2 Comments

The Annapolis Police Department has announced that they have partnered with Nexdoor, a social networking platform, to improve communications between neighbors. While the concept seems sound, when I joined, I noticed several glaring issues that made me very uncomfortable. According to Nextdoor: Nextdoor is the private social network for your neighborhood. Nextdoor is the best way to stay in […]

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Late rally stuns Baysox

Late rally stuns Baysox

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Baysox surrendered three runs in the ninth inning as the Richmond Flying Squirrels secured a 6-4 come-from-behind win Tuesday night. Bowie jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning, but the bullpen failed to hold the lead as the Baysox were outhit 13-4 in the contest. Bowie recorded four hits during a […]

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25th Walk & Run for the Animals scheduled for May 1

25th Walk & Run for the Animals scheduled for May 1

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The SPCA of Anne Arundel County’s biggest and most exciting annual community event is almost here- Walk & Run for the Animals! On Sunday, May 1, 2016, more than 2,200 people and their canine companions will gather at Quiet Waters Park for a day filled with fun and exciting activities for the whole family, all to […]

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Lee leads Baysox to victory in series

Lee leads Baysox to victory in series

| April 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bowie won its third game in a row, beating the Senators 7-2 Saturday night to win the series. The victory gives the Baysox the series win as they try for the sweep Sunday afternoon. Baysox starting pitcher Chris Lee entered the game 2-0 on the season and he continued his hot start. After allowing a […]

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Visit Annapolis presents a June to keep you busy

Visit Annapolis presents a June to keep you busy

| April 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland in June 2016. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, VAAAC has put together a […]

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First First Sunday Arts Festival scheduled for May 1

First First Sunday Arts Festival scheduled for May 1

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sunday May 1st is your chance to kick off spring celebrations in Annapolis Maryland. The City will be celebrating May Day and it is the first day of the areas premier art festival, First Sunday Arts. This is your chance to work on your photography skills and photograph the many May Day flower baskets. They […]

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Pollen Hits High in Maryland

Pollen Hits High in Maryland

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pollen counts are hitting a high this week here in Annapolis and around Maryland. Runny nose, sneezy and itchy eyes? Experts are predicting “a particularly robust spring allergy season.” Find out what you can do. According to the Washington Post (April 21, 2016): “Misery can be measured in many ways — waiting rooms or pollen […]

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Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show has awesome lineup of boats and (new this year) events

Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show has awesome lineup of boats and (new this year) events

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sailboats are gathering in downtown Annapolis and adding to the excitement of the fifth annual Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show, April 22-24, 2016, is a festival-like atmosphere in Susan Campbell Park, with spectacular water views and seating for patrons to relax, listen to live music, win valuable prizes, watch a regatta, and enjoy free food and drink […]

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Ledo Pizza partners with Partners in Care on April 25th

Ledo Pizza partners with Partners in Care on April 25th

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ledo Pizza of Severna Park is teaming up with Partners In Care on Monday, April 25, to give locals an opportunity to support the Pasadena-based 501(c)3 nonprofit while enjoying the great taste of Ledo Pizza. Between the hours of 4:00-9:00 p.m., Ledo Pizza customers can support Partners In Care simply by placing the receipt from […]

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Final ASO performances for season scheduled for May 6,7

Final ASO performances for season scheduled for May 6,7

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra presents the last concert in the Lexus Classic Series at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 8pm.  Music Director José-Luis Novo will conduct the orchestra in Bedřich Smetana’s The Moldau, Vivian Fung’s Dust Devils, Benjamin Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the […]

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Anne Arundel small businesses win awards from Small Business Administration

Anne Arundel small businesses win awards from Small Business Administration

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland district winners of the 2016 U.S. Small Business Week Awards Program were announced  by Stephen D. Umberger, District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Baltimore District Office. District winners will be honored at the 32nd Annual Maryland Small Business Week Awards Luncheon June 15th at Martin’s West in Woodlawn, Md.  This year’s […]

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Annapolis Arts Alliance presents 5th juried show at Annapolis Maritime Museum

Annapolis Arts Alliance presents 5th juried show at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Arts Alliance is proud to partner with the Annapolis Maritime Museum for its 5th annual juried exhibit of local art. This year’s theme is “Maryland—Great People, Places, and Things,” inspiring the artists to take a unique approach to this year’s show through a variety of media including painting, photography, and much more. Maryland—Great […]

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On Wednesday, Dan Nataf to discuss polling preferences based on local survey

On Wednesday, Dan Nataf to discuss polling preferences based on local survey

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Central Chesapeake Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will hear Anne Arundel Community College polling and research expert Dan Nataf at their next lunch program on April 20. Nataf will describe the survey results that will be released a few days […]

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Schooners Woodwind have a busy summer planned and it kicks off now

Schooners Woodwind have a busy summer planned and it kicks off now

| April 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Happy April from the Woodwinds! The boats are in the water and are almost ready to start sailing! Opening day is today and the whole team is excited to have everyone come sailing with them. Check out the History and Music Sunset Sails where the crew makes history fun and the musicians are amazing. They have already sold out for our Blue Angels […]

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Annapolis Beer Week wrapping up today with Maryland Wing & Beer Festival

Annapolis Beer Week wrapping up today with Maryland Wing & Beer Festival

| April 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today marks the end of Annapolis Beer Week and they are going out with a bang. Hurry to the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds for the Annual Maryland Wing & Beer Festival featuring more than 100 flavors of wings, 70 different (and rare) brews and more!  This is a family friendly event with children’s games and […]

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Bowen Foundation charity football bash an incredible success

Bowen Foundation charity football bash an incredible success

| April 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last night, the movers and shakers in Annapolis came together to settle the score–on the football field…under the lights…to raise money for Autism awareness!  The Bowen Foundation for Autism brought together 4 teams of area leaders to raise much needed funds for research and understanding of Autism. Senators, Delegates, Mayors, business leaders, charity champions and more […]

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