Tag: Chesapeake Bay Trust

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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Show Us Your Plate Winner Revealed

Show Us Your Plate Winner Revealed

| October 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s all over and a winner has been named in the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s “Show Us Your Plate” contest. The Trust, a non-profit grantmaking organization dedicated to restoring the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers, launched a contest this summer asking Marylanders to get outside and take a picture of their Treasure the Chesapeake license plate […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust Opens 2014 Scholarship And Awards Program

Chesapeake Bay Trust Opens 2014 Scholarship And Awards Program

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Chesapeake Bay Trust  announced the opening of its 2014 Scholarship and Awards Program. Launched in 1998, the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s Annual Awards Program honors teachers, students and individuals for their contributions to environmental education; restoration of our streams, rivers, and the Bay; and citizen stewardship. Currently the Trust is soliciting applications and/or […]

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Marylanders: Which Is Your Favorite Bay Plate?

Marylanders: Which Is Your Favorite Bay Plate?

| September 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

We asked Marylanders to show their Chesapeake Bay pride and they delivered! The Chesapeake Bay Trust, a non-profit grantmaking organization dedicated to restoring the Chesapeake Bay, launched a contest this summer asking Marylanders to get outside and take a picture with their Treasure the Chesapeake license plate at creative places. Entries ranged from interesting locations […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust Provides $3.4 Million For Green Infrastructure Program

Chesapeake Bay Trust Provides $3.4 Million For Green Infrastructure Program

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley  announced an expansion of the Green Streets, Green Towns, Green Jobs Initiative (G3) thanks to a joint investment of $3.4 million by the State of Maryland, EPA, and the Chesapeake Bay Trust. The G3 grant program, which is administered by the Chesapeake Bay […]

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46th Maryland Seafood Fest On Tap For Sandy Point

46th Maryland Seafood Fest On Tap For Sandy Point

| August 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sandy Point State Park will again be the host site for the 46th annual Maryland Seafood Festival on September 7th and 8th, a tasty and entertaining tradition, with regional music favorites, great food, exhibits and arts as well as the popular Capital’s 24th Crab Soup Cook-off and the Department of Natural Resources’ Maryland Fishing Challenge […]

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Show Us Your Plates

Show Us Your Plates

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Where do you take your Bay plate? Just over the bridge to Ocean City, Md? Or maybe all the way to the California coast? We want to know! The Chesapeake Bay Trust is hosting its first ever, “Show Us Your Plate” contest, where Bay plate owners are asked to take pictures of themselves and their […]

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Nature Play Space Installed At Jug Bay

Nature Play Space Installed At Jug Bay

| August 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Young children have a new place to play, explore, and have fun at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Don’t look for a plastic jungle gym in bright primary colors, though! A Nature Play Space is designed to integrate natural components into a place for structured and unstructured play and learning. In Jug Bay’s Nature Place Space, […]

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Show Us Your Plate

Show Us Your Plate

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

When you’re out driving this summer, where do you take your Bay plate? Is it on long road trips across the country? Or maybe just over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge to Ocean City, Md.? The Chesapeake Bay Trust wants to know and is launching a contest to prove it! The Trust, a non-profit grantmaking organization […]

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What’s Your Bay IQ

What’s Your Bay IQ

| July 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maryland and Washington, D.C., residents can test their knowledge of the Chesapeake Bay and win prizes by participating in the Bay Quiz Sweepstakes from July 15 to Aug. 11, 2013. Sponsored by Constellation along with Chesapeake Bay Trust, Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore, The Maryland Zoo,  National Aquarium, Baltimore, and Maryland Science Center, the quiz questions […]

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Don’t Forget Friday’s Concert For the Annapolis Irish Festival

Don’t Forget Friday’s Concert For the Annapolis Irish Festival

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jig on over to the Annapolis Irish Festival this summer and experience all that is Irish… while also supporting some local charities!  The 3rd Annual Annapolis Irish Festival, set to take place on Friday, July 12 & Saturday, July 13, 2013 at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, is expected to attract over 22,000 people and […]

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Maryland Seafood Festival Returns To Sandy Point For 46th Year

Maryland Seafood Festival Returns To Sandy Point For 46th Year

| July 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sandy Point State Park will again be the host site for the 46th annual Maryland Seafood Festival on September 7th and 8th, a tasty and entertaining tradition, with regional music favorites, great food, exhibits and arts as well as the popular Capital’s 24th Crab Soup Cook-off and the Department of Natural Resources’ Maryland Fishing Challenge […]

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Reliable Churchill And Chesapeake Bay Trust Partner To Help Restore The Bay

Reliable Churchill And Chesapeake Bay Trust Partner To Help Restore The Bay

| June 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Reliable Churchill, on behalf of Beaulieu Vineyard® (BV), a historic Napa Valley winery, announced their partnership renewal with the Chesapeake Bay Trust to raise funds and awareness to restore and protect the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams.  During the months of July, August, and September, Reliable Churchill will focus sales force efforts on […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust Earns 4 Star Rating

Chesapeake Bay Trust Earns 4 Star Rating

| June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Trust ranks in the top 1% of charities nationwide according to Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest independent evaluator of charities.  For eleven consecutive years, the Trust has received a 4-star rating, the highest available for a nonprofit organization, for its sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.  According to Charity […]

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