Tag: Chesapeake Bay Trust

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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47th Maryland Seafood Festival tickets on sale now

47th Maryland Seafood Festival tickets on sale now

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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Kegs & Corks Festival coming August 23rd

Kegs & Corks Festival coming August 23rd

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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Maryland, EPA, Chesapeake Bay Trust provide $3.7 million in grants

Maryland, EPA, Chesapeake Bay Trust provide $3.7 million in grants

| June 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and the Chesapeake Bay Trust announced more than $3.7 million in grants to be provided to 34 organizations through the Green Streets, Green Towns, Green Jobs Initiative (G3). This program was created in 2011 to advance watershed protection and economic vitality […]

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Leprechaun Land returning to Annapolis Irish Festival

Leprechaun Land returning to Annapolis Irish Festival

| June 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Put on your favorite green attire and head on over to the 4th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival to be held on Friday, July 11 from 4 pm- 10 pm & Saturday, July 12, 2013 from 11 am- 10 pm at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville, MD. The Festival, presented by Budweiser, will be […]

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South River Federation celebrates project completion

South River Federation celebrates project completion

| June 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

On June 6, 2014, 2:00 – 5:00 PM, Arundel on the Bay and the South River Federation, and partners, dedicated and celebrated the completion of new stormwater retrofits, a living shoreline, and a tidal wetland expansion with a ribbon cutting tribute, and guided site tour. Arundel on the Bay and the South River Federation, working […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust named legacy charity partner for Across the Bay 10K

Chesapeake Bay Trust named legacy charity partner for Across the Bay 10K

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The organizers for the Across the Bay 10k announced the Chesapeake Bay Trust as a 2014 Legacy Charity Partner for this year’s inaugural race. The sold out event is set for Nov. 9, 2014. The 6.2-mile, point-to-point course will take up to 20,000 runners across the iconic, 4.3-mile Chesapeake Bay Bridge, which reaches 186 feet at […]

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Annapolis Irish Fest is 45 days away

Annapolis Irish Fest is 45 days away

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Enjoy all that is Irish at the  4th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival to be held on Friday, July 11 from 4 pm- 10 pm & Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 11 am- 10 pm at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville, MD. (1450 Generals Highway, Crownsville, MD) The Festival will be a celebration of Irish traditions, customs, […]

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16th Annual Treasure the Chesapeake (May 30, 2014)

16th Annual Treasure the Chesapeake (May 30, 2014)

| May 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday, May 30, the Chesapeake Bay Trust will host its 16th Annual Treasure the Chesapeake Celebration at the Marriott Annapolis Waterfront hotel located in downtown Annapolis. This event will bring together 500 guests and is expected to raise close to $100,000 to help the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. The Chesapeake Bay Trust is […]

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Eye On Annapolis to sponsor Kegs & Corks Fest for 3rd year (August 23, 2014)

Eye On Annapolis to sponsor Kegs & Corks Fest for 3rd year (August 23, 2014)

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mark your calendars for the Third Annual Kegs and Corks Beer and Wine Festival on August 23, 2014. The 2013 event drew large crowds to the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds for a unique festival where craft beer and Maryland wine came together….catering to beer and wine lovers alike. In an effort to promote “buying local,” […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust launches “Plate Perks”

Chesapeake Bay Trust launches “Plate Perks”

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today, in conjunction with Earth Day, a new incentives and rewards program called “Plate Perks” was launched by the Chesapeake Bay Trust. The program is designed to raise awareness for the valuable work the Chesapeake Bay Trust does and how the sales of “Treasure the Chesapeake” license plates have a direct impact on improving the […]

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Subaru donates nearly $13K to Chesapeake Bay Trust

Subaru donates nearly $13K to Chesapeake Bay Trust

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Subaru of America, Inc. (“SOA”) in partnership with two local dealerships, Annapolis Subaru and Gateway Subaru, presented almost $13,000 to the Chesapeake Bay Trust as a part of the 2013 Subaru “Share the Love” event.  The Chesapeake Bay Trust is a nonprofit, grantmaking organization dedicated to restoring the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams.  […]

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Free family fun fest returns to Bowie Baysox Stadium

Free family fun fest returns to Bowie Baysox Stadium

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox have announced  the 15th annual Free Family FunFest atPrince George’s Stadium Saturday, March 22, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.  The event occurs rain or shine and features free rides and games in Louie’s Kids Park, music and games on the concourse and displays from local businesses and organizations.  Single game tickets for the Baysox 2014 […]

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New Book Highlights Towns Of Chesapeake

New Book Highlights Towns Of Chesapeake

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cities and Towns of the Chesapeake, by William B. Cronin was recently released. The book pictorially tells of Maryland’s history as it unfolds along the waterways of the Chesapeake Bay, where European exploration, colonization, and commercial development of the Bay’s resources connected the cities, towns, and ports. Blockade running from three different wars brought national conflict […]

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3rd Annual 5K For The Bay

3rd Annual 5K For The Bay

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Get in shape and help out our National Treasure–the Chesapeake Bay. The Chesapeake Bay Trust is sponsoring a 5K on March 29th and registration is open now!

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Chesapeake Bay Trust Partners For The 21st Century Conservation Service Corps

Chesapeake Bay Trust Partners For The 21st Century Conservation Service Corps

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior (DOI) recently announced that the Chesapeake Bay Trust is one of 91 initial organizations nationwide that have been approved as member organizations to help implement the Obama Administration’s 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC). The 21CSC is a national collaborative effort to put America’s […]

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Annapolis Subaru And Chesapeake Bay Trust Sharing The Love

Annapolis Subaru And Chesapeake Bay Trust Sharing The Love

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Subaru has selected the Chesapeake Bay Trust as an additional community partner for the upcoming Subaru “Share the Love” event.  During the sixth annual “Share the Love” event, Subaru of America, Inc. will donate up to $10 million to charitable partners. From Nov. 21, 2013 to Jan.2, 2014, Subaru will donate $250 for every […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust Awards $1MM In Grants

Chesapeake Bay Trust Awards $1MM In Grants

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, the Chesapeake Bay Trust announced $1 million in grants to be awarded to 70 nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and local schools throughout the Chesapeake Bay region. These awards, approved by the Trust’s board of trustees, are supported through the Treasure the Chesapeake license plate program and through partnerships with the Maryland Department of Natural […]

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CFAAC Announced Philanthropy Award Recipients

CFAAC Announced Philanthropy Award Recipients

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) is pleased to announce the recipients of their 2013 philanthropist, corporate, volunteer and foundation awards. This year’s Philanthropists of the Year are John and Cathy Belcher; Fred Davis is the Volunteer of the Year; CPS/Gumpert is the Corporate Philanthropist of the Year; and the Keith Campbell Foundation […]

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