Tag: business

Anne Arundel County highlights disaster preparedness

Anne Arundel County highlights disaster preparedness

| May 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Department of Inspections and Permits continues to highlight building safety throughout the month of May. This week’s theme “Bounce Back Faster from Disaster – Build to Code,” emphasizes the importance of preparing your family and home for natural disasters. Anne Arundel County is vulnerable to all types of weather emergencies – earthquakes, […]

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Severna Park Chamber named one of top ten business friendly chambers

Severna Park Chamber named one of top ten business friendly chambers

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maryland Small Business Week Awards Program, Inc. has announced the finalists for this year’s Chamber Challenge. The Chamber Challenge sought to  determine the state’s Top 3 Most Small Business Friendly Chambers, as voted by their members in an online poll. Finalists in this year’s competition are: Greater Severna Park Chamber, Salisbury Chamber, Pikesville Chamber, Talbot […]

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Bay Bridge Boat Show resounding success

Bay Bridge Boat Show resounding success

| May 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Bay Bridge Boat Show, an annual springtime in-water powerboat show, was graced with good weather and lots of sunshine.  Exhibitor space expanded by 13 percent and included more than 270 boats on display. Ticket sales grew by three percent over 2014–a year that saw a 25 percent increase in attendance. As the national economy […]

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Fire rages at Linthicum tire shop

Fire rages at Linthicum tire shop

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

On February 23rd just before 8:30 p.m. firefighters were dispatched for the report of tires on fire at K and K Tires located at 816 Oregon Avenue in the Oregon Business Park. Units arrived to find several large piles of tires and several vehicles on fire to the rear of the business. The equivalent of […]

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Hospice of the Chesapeake announces sponsors for 2015’s Hospice Royale

Hospice of the Chesapeake announces sponsors for 2015’s Hospice Royale

| February 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

Hospice of the Chesapeake invites individuals and businesses to join the generous group of sponsors already involved with the 2015 Hospice Royale benefiting the nonprofit organization. The 2015 lead sponsors to date include: The Wilburn Company, Creston G. Tate & Family, Greenberg Gibbons Commercial, Craftsmen Developers & Moran Insurance, Anne Arundel Medical Center, KURE Pain […]

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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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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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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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Annapolis shoppers to be rewarded on Saturday

Annapolis shoppers to be rewarded on Saturday

| November 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Business Association is promoting Small Business Saturday, November 29, 2014, as a day to “Shop Local” in Annapolis.  For the 3rd consecutive year in, the ABA was awarded a Shop Small Business Saturday prize pack full of promotional products and $25 American Express gift cards. All shoppers who bring their receipts from local […]

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Shop small, shop local for lingerie

Shop small, shop local for lingerie

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

It was a simple question posed eleven years ago: “Why is it so hard to find a properly fitting bra in the Annapolis area?” That question, borne of years of frustration at the lack of sizes and styles offered by chain stores, led local businesswoman Patti Platt and partners to open á la mode intimates, […]

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Nominations sought for 2014 Volunteer Hall of Fame

Nominations sought for 2014 Volunteer Hall of Fame

| September 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

Each year hundreds of volunteers participate in projects/programs that help our community. Many awards are given to recognize groups and individuals for their hard work.  However many of us are unfamiliar with the background, collaboration and impact of the projects themselves. These Awards, sponsored by the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County and the Coordinators […]

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Annapolis School of Seamanship announces courses

Annapolis School of Seamanship announces courses

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis School of Seamanship has announced the upcoming course dates and topics for their classes scheduled for Summer/Fall 2014. The courses are designed to educate and empower mariners with the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed, safe decisions when operating and maintaining a vessel. Master Mariner Captain’s License up to 100-Gross Tons August 4-15: […]

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Tanker catches fire outside of McGarvey’s in Annapolis

Tanker catches fire outside of McGarvey’s in Annapolis

| July 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 11:48PM, Annapolis Fire Department units were dispatched to a reported commercial vehicle fire, in the area of 8 Market Space in downtown Annapolis. Upon arrival, units found a 2007 Progressive Tank truck with fire in the engine compartment area. The tank truck was used to remove waste cooking oils […]

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Tips for parents of first-time homebuyers

Tips for parents of first-time homebuyers

As the Mom of a daughter who recently purchased a home, it was important to me that my daughter had a good understanding of the responsibility that comes with home ownership as well as the obligation to a mortgage. First, we agreed she would live with me for one year, with no rent payment, while putting […]

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CBMM earns TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

CBMM earns TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD today announced it has received a TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. TripAdvisor is an online travel site offering […]

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CrabtownCurbs food truck stationed in Annapolis

CrabtownCurbs food truck stationed in Annapolis

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

There’s another food truck in town and you can find it at the 24-7 Mart on Forest and Tyler.  CrabtownCurbs Cuisine! Born and raised in Annapolis, John Talman is bringing more mobile cuisine to the streets!  Have lived here around the bay all his life, he has been inspired to make different creations from the bay. […]

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EZ Tenant permit program launched in county

EZ Tenant permit program launched in county

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Inspections and Permits today announced its new EZ Tenant permit program, which  improves the process of obtaining interior tenant permits in existing buildings. “I’m excited that we are making it easier to do business in Anne Arundel County. This is just one of many steps we’re taking to simplify […]

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Annapolis recognizes legacy businesses

Annapolis recognizes legacy businesses

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

As part of National Preservation Month, Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides and MainStreets Annapolis Partnership (MAP) President Steve Samaras announce the 2014 Legacy Business Awards Ceremony. The third annual MainStreets Annapolis Partnership (MAP) Legacy Business Awards took take place on May 28 at the Calvert House, Historic Inns of Annapolis. The awards recognize the businesses’ commitment to: […]

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Annapolis in bloom

Annapolis in bloom

| May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides and MainStreets Annapolis Partnership (MAP) President Steve Samaras celebrated the blossoming of the 2014 shopping season with the launch of Annapolis in Bloom last week. Now in its 16th year, the downtown flower program is the newest signature activity of the Main Street program.  MAP is pleased to be working closely with […]

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Find It Here, AAACCVB launches new campaign

Find It Here, AAACCVB launches new campaign

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tourism and economic development leaders in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County are teaming up to promote the destination with a single compelling message – “Find it here”. During a National Tourism Week event held at the 26 West Street Visitors Center last week, officials from the City of Annapolis, Annapolis Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) and […]

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MainStreets Annapolis hosting retailers workshop (May 7, 2014)

MainStreets Annapolis hosting retailers workshop (May 7, 2014)

| May 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

The City of Annapolis and the MainStreets Annapolis Partnership (MAP) will host a new training program on visual merchandising on Wednesday, May 7 at 8 a.m. at Annapolis City Hall. The title of the workshop is “Creating Visual Magic with Low Budget, High Impact Techniques” and is designed especially for Annapolis specialty retailers and restaurateurs. It […]

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Meet your Forest Drive businesses (April 29, 2014)

Meet your Forest Drive businesses (April 29, 2014)

| April 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

The South Forest Drive Business Association (SoFo Annapolis) a newly formed organization of local business owners and managers invites you to a Business Mixer and Happy Hour on Tuesday, April 29th from 6-8pm.  Everyone will have a chance to meet business leaders and SoFo members right in their own community in a relaxed atmosphere at […]

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