Tag: Chesapeake Bay Trust

New watershed grant program for Anne Arundel County

New watershed grant program for Anne Arundel County

| December 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works and the Chesapeake Bay Trust announce a new grant program, the Watershed Restoration Grant Program, to support restoration activities throughout Anne Arundel County to improve water quality in local streams and rivers. The grant program was created to engage local nonprofit organizations, landowners, and communities in efforts […]

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2nd Annual SantaCon scheduled for Saturday December 13th

2nd Annual SantaCon scheduled for Saturday December 13th

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

2nd Annual Annapolis SantaCon organized by the Hospice Hundred Committee benefiting Chesapeake Kids. To participate in the fabulously fun pub crawl you must purchase a general admission ticket for $20 or VIP ticket for $40.  Limited tickets available! **VIP ticket $40 – Along with the specials offered at each bar during the bar crawl, you get free access to the pre-party at the […]

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Hospice of the Chesapeake announces 2015 Hospice Royale

Hospice of the Chesapeake announces 2015 Hospice Royale

| December 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The community is invited to come and celebrate at Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Annual Gala from 6 p.m. to midnight on March 21, 2015 at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Hotel. The gala titled 2015 Hospice Royale, is the nonprofit’s signature  black tie event featuring an open bar, fine cuisine, a silent and live auction, and […]

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Bonus First Sunday Arts Festival on December 7th

Bonus First Sunday Arts Festival on December 7th

| November 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

What do you get when you combine Annapolis’ favorite monthly art and crafts festival with the spirit and festivities of the December holidays?  If you said Inner West Street’s First Sunday Arts Festival Holiday Edition, you would be correct! Joining the many other events that characterize Annapolis during holiday time — including The Grand Illumination, […]

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Junior League host 8th Annual Volunteers on the Run 5K

Junior League host 8th Annual Volunteers on the Run 5K

| October 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. will host its eighth annual Jennifer Summers Barrett Memorial Volunteers on the Run 5K race on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 8:30 AM at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis. The annual race will start at the Red Maple Pavilion at Quiet Waters Park and will feature a 3-mile run along […]

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What’s new in Anne Arundel County

What’s new in Anne Arundel County

| October 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau is always on top of everything in Anne Arundel County and they have sent us this list of special events and anniversaries and happenings this fall!  Grab your pencils and mark your calendars! There’s a lot that’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland this […]

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Slippery, slimey, yuckky educational programs at Annapolis Maritime Museum

Slippery, slimey, yuckky educational programs at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Slippery, slimy, and scale-less, American eels are amazing animals. The Annapolis Maritime Museum announces a new educational program for families: Amazing American eels, who are native to the Chesapeake Bay, scheduled from 10:00-11:00am on Saturday October 25th.  Come to our Back Creek location for a hands-on exploration of eel habitats and even meet live eels! […]

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Tip a cop this Saturday at Red Robin

Tip a cop this Saturday at Red Robin

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Red Robin® restaurants across the state have teamed up with local law enforcement to host the 9th annual Tip-A-Cop® fundraiser on Saturday, October 18 at 12 Red Robin® locations. Law enforcement officers will trade their ticket books for order pads and serve guests alongside Red Robin’s® wait staff, with tips benefitting Special Olympics Maryland, which […]

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Environmental summit scheduled for October 17th

Environmental summit scheduled for October 17th

| October 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

County Executive Laura Neuman has announced the county’s Department of Public Works will host an Environmental Summit on Friday, October 17. Local community and environmental leaders are encouraged to attend to learn how to prioritize and implement watershed restoration projects. “I am pleased that we are hosting this summit to spotlight how local leaders can collaborate […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust doles out nearly $1M to help local communities

Chesapeake Bay Trust doles out nearly $1M to help local communities

| October 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

Last month the Chesapeake Bay Trust announced almost $1 million in grants to be awarded to more than 60 nonprofit organizations, municipalities and local schools throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed.  These awards, approved by the Trust’s board of trustees, will be made through the Trust’s competitive grant programs and range from smaller education and outreach grants […]

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5K for the Bay…Part Deux

5K for the Bay…Part Deux

| October 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Saturday, October 25, the Chesapeake Bay Trust will host its 5K for the Bay…Part Deux at Seneca Creek State Park in Montgomery County. This 3.1 mile run/walk will start at 7:45 am with all proceeds benefitting Chesapeake Bay restoration and educational programs. Earlier this year the Trust held its annual 5K for the Bay […]

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CBT announces growing green project winners

CBT announces growing green project winners

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore City, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Chesapeake Bay Trust announced the winners from its collaborative Growing Green Design Competition: Vacant Lots Transformed. This unique program was created as an opportunity for community groups, design firms, non-profit, and private partners to showcase innovative ideas for transforming […]

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Drink wine, help the Bay

Drink wine, help the Bay

| August 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Beaulieu Vineyard® (BV), a historic Napa Valley winery, owned by Diageo Chateau and Estates, announced an expansion to their partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Trust. During the months of August, September and October, BV Wine will focus sales force efforts in Delaware, Maryland and Washington, DC at participating retailers and restaurants in an effort to […]

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See you at Kegs and Corks Festival this Saturday

See you at Kegs and Corks Festival this Saturday

| August 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Tickets are now on sale for the Third Annual Kegs and Corks Beer and Wine Festival on August 23, 2014 at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds.  This is a unique festival where Maryland wine and craft beer come together…catering to beer and wine lovers alike. In an effort to promote “buying local,” the festival will once again feature […]

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47th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival

47th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival

| August 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The 47th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival (MSF) celebrates a weekend of fresh and mouth-watering seafood on September 6 and 7th, along with a variety of entertainment, exhibits and activities. “At last year’s event, we enjoyed two beautiful days that provided record breaking crowds on the picturesque shores of the Chesapeake Bay; we all enjoyed the […]

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Maryland Seafood Festival coming to Sandy Point State Park for 47th year

Maryland Seafood Festival coming to Sandy Point State Park for 47th year

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sandy Point State Park will again be the host site for the 47th annual Maryland Seafood Festival on September 6th and 7th, a tasty and entertaining tradition, with regional music favorites, great food, exhibits and arts as well as the popular Capital Gazette’s 25th Crab Soup Cook-off and the Department of Natural Resources’ Maryland Fishing […]

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Come out for a Kegs and Corks happy hour

Come out for a Kegs and Corks happy hour

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kegs and Corks is looking to be an incredible event this year once again and we are so proud to be a sponsor!  The official pre-party kicks off on August 6th at The Greene Turtle Annapolis and will be a great chance to pre-sample some of the featured brews, have some fun, win some raffles, […]

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Clawdia, Shelly, or Edgar B. Pinchon–who will win?

Clawdia, Shelly, or Edgar B. Pinchon–who will win?

| July 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

The quest to name Maryland’s famous blue crab on the Treasure the Chesapeake license plate has begun. During the past two weeks, more than 1,000 names have been submitted to the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s “Name our Crab” competition. Residents from Maryland and throughout the country have suggested their most creative and funny name ideas for […]

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Annapolis Irish Festival a tremendous success

Annapolis Irish Festival a tremendous success

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Over two days, the air over Annapolis was filled with guitars, drums, keyboards, and bagpipes!  Yes, the 4th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival was held at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds and it did not disappoint the nearly 30,000 people that attended. The festival was a 2-day festival that opened on Friday afternoon featuring food, vendors […]

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Kegs and Corks tickets going fast, get yours now

Kegs and Corks tickets going fast, get yours now

| July 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Tickets are now on sale for the Third Annual Kegs and Corks Beer and Wine Festival on August 23, 2014 at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds.  This is a unique festival where Maryland wine and craft beer come together…catering to beer and wine lovers alike. In an effort to promote “buying local,” the festival will once again feature […]

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Name the crab for the Chesapeake Bay Trust

Name the crab for the Chesapeake Bay Trust

| July 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Do you know a great name for the blue crab on Maryland’s famed Treasure the Chesapeake license plate? Then now is the time to enter the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s “Name our Crab” competition. The Chesapeake Bay Trust, a non-profit, grantmaking organization dedicated to restoring the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers, has officially launched its “Name […]

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Chesapeake Bay Roasting Co., helping the bay one bean at a time

Chesapeake Bay Roasting Co., helping the bay one bean at a time

| July 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

A few months ago, Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company held an open house to tour their facility (beanery…roastery?) in Crofton right at the corner of Routes 3 and 424. I had never seen coffee being made outside of a Keurig or an old fashioned percolator so I jumped at the chance to see a local company in […]

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