Tag: Chesapeake Bay

February events by AAACCVB

February events by AAACCVB

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout February 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

Continue Reading

CBMM to be featured on MPT’s <em>Chesapeake Collectibles</em>

CBMM to be featured on MPT’s Chesapeake Collectibles

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s floating fleet of historic boats will be featured in a segment of Maryland Public Television’s February 5 broadcast of its signature series, Chesapeake Collectibles. The floating fleet is part of the museum’s collection of Chesapeake Bay watercraft, and can be seen along CBMM’s waterfront campus in St. Michaels, MD. “We […]

Continue Reading

More than 5000 take the plunge for Special Olympics (PHOTOS)

More than 5000 take the plunge for Special Olympics (PHOTOS)

| January 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

…the land of the free and the home of the brave……… And with that 5000 seemingly sane people ran toward the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay yesterday afternoon at 1pm.  Some sort of religious ritual? Nope! Cult? Nope! A great cause? BINGO! It was the 19th annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge to […]

Continue Reading

Antique & Classic Boat Society maked CBMM donation

Antique & Classic Boat Society maked CBMM donation

| January 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum President Kristen Greenaway, left, was recently presented with an annual fund donation from the Antique & Classic Boat Society’s Chesapeake Bay Chapter member Frank Hopkinson, right. The organization partners with CBMM to bring the Antique & Classic Boat Festival to St. Michaels each Father’s Day weekend. The donation is supporting more […]

Continue Reading

Learn chart navigation at CBMM February 21, 22

Learn chart navigation at CBMM February 21, 22

| January 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering a two-day chart navigation course which begins on Saturday, February 21 from 10-12 noon and concludes Sunday, February 22 from 1-3 p.m. Participation is limited, with pre-registration needed. Led by Captain Jerry Friedman, a USCG-licensed Master, this course is designed to teach participants the necessary steps needed to […]

Continue Reading

Todd Taylor joins CBMM as boat donations manager

Todd Taylor joins CBMM as boat donations manager

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Longtime yachting professional Todd Taylor of Easton, MD has joined the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as Boat Donation Program Manager. In this new position, Taylor will work closely with CBMM Boat Donation Director Lad Mills to further enhance the program. Taylor will leverage his industry network to promote awareness of CBMM’s boat donation program, while […]

Continue Reading

Freeze your buns this weekend

Freeze your buns this weekend

| January 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

The week before the Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge is always the time to freeze your bun off!  This year is no exception with the Freeze Your Buns Run scheduled for January 17th at Anne Arundel Community College. WHAT:  The Freeze Your Buns 5K Walk/Run, presented by Anne Arundel Community College Department of Public Safety […]

Continue Reading

Local chef to heat up things at Polar Bear Plunge

Local chef to heat up things at Polar Bear Plunge

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jim Holderbaum, personal chef/owner of the brand new Range and Reef, will be serving his delicious seafood and sirloin in the VIP tent at the 19th Annual Polar Bear Plunge on January 24th. As a local of Maryland, Jim is excited to be a part of a regional tradition benefiting the Special Olympics of Maryland. As thousands plunge […]

Continue Reading

Matthews joins CBMM as Major Gifts Officer

Matthews joins CBMM as Major Gifts Officer

| January 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Jennifer Matthews of Stevensville, MD has joined the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as Major Gifts Officer. Matthews will be working closely with CBMM President Kristen Greenaway to lead several fundraising efforts, including spearheading a major campaign that coincides with the museum’s upcoming 50th anniversary. The $20 million comprehensive campaign will help the museum meet current […]

Continue Reading

Get your plunge on in 22 days!

Get your plunge on in 22 days!

| December 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Maryland State Police (MSP) will host the 19th Annual Polar Bear Plunge and PlungeFest on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Md. More than 10,000 from across the state will plunge into the Chesapeake Bay for a chilly dip to benefit Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD), which provides year-round sports […]

Continue Reading

Santa Claus brings Christmas greens to Tangier Island

Santa Claus brings Christmas greens to Tangier Island

| December 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

As they have been for over forty years, pilots from the Chesapeake Bay area brought Christmas cheer to the approximately 700 isolated residents of Tangier Island, Virginia on December 13th.  Initially scheduled for the 6th, weather postponed the aerial caravan until the following weekend. So, what is the Holly Run? Annapolis Ward 1 Alderman, Joe Budge participated in […]

Continue Reading

Plans underway to celebrate 50 years at CBMM

Plans underway to celebrate 50 years at CBMM

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Plans are underway for a year-long celebration at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., as the institution prepares for its 50th anniversary in 2015. Led by a committee of museum staff and board, the festivities kick off on Memorial Day weekend with a May 23 Party on the Point: Celebrating 50 Years […]

Continue Reading

Champion’s Jon Coile named most influential executive

Champion’s Jon Coile named most influential executive

| December 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Jon Coile, president and CEO of Champion Realty, has been named one of the country’s “100 Most Influential Real Estate Executives” in the fall 2014 issue of Real Estate Executive Magazine.  It’s the first such list for the magazine, which plans to bestow the honor annually based on a rigorous analysis of company size and […]

Continue Reading

Get your polar bear plunge on in January

Get your polar bear plunge on in January

| December 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Maryland State Police (MSP) will host the 19th Annual Polar Bear Plunge and PlungeFest on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Md. More than 10,000 from across the state will plunge into the Chesapeake Bay for a chilly dip to benefit Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD), which provides year-round sports […]

Continue Reading

Pantelides submits candidate for Planning and Zoning Director

Pantelides submits candidate for Planning and Zoning Director

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced his recommendation for the Planning and Zoning Director. He will request confirmation at the December 22nd City Council meeting. Clement (Pete) Gutwald has more than 25 years of professional planning experience, including serving as the Harford County Director of Planning and Zoning since 2005. Prior to that, he served as […]

Continue Reading

CBMM strikes exhibitions January 5th

CBMM strikes exhibitions January 5th

| December 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is making room for a new exhibition in its Steamboat Building, with the announcement of two exhibitions coming to a close. Navigating Freedom: The War of 1812 on the Chesapeake, and Push and Pull: Life on Chesapeake Bay Tugboats will close on January 5, as the museum prepares for a […]

Continue Reading

Electronic navigation for non-technical people

Electronic navigation for non-technical people

| December 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering its Electronic Navigation for Non-Technical People workshop on Saturday, January 10 from 10 a.m. to noon, with class size limited and pre-registration needed. “Interest in this program is high because it’s specifically for the non-technical person,” said CBMM Boatyard Program Manager Jennifer Kuhn. “We had a waiting list […]

Continue Reading

#GivingTuesday is this week

#GivingTuesday is this week

| November 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

As part of the nationwide #GivingTuesday movement, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is giving supporters the opportunity to participate in a drawing for this basket of Chesapeake cheer when they make an online donation to CBMM on Tuesday, December 2. The web address for the online donations is www.cbmm.org/give.htm, with proceeds benefiting the children and […]

Continue Reading

Free Fridays in February at CBMM

Free Fridays in February at CBMM

| November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering free admission on Fridays during the month of February. Admission includes access to the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse and other historic structures, as well as several exhibition buildings along CBMM’s 18-acre, Miles River waterfront campus in St. Michaels.  “Winter offers a great time to visit the museum,” said […]

Continue Reading

Pilots to airlift boughs of holly to island residents

Pilots to airlift boughs of holly to island residents

| November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

45th Anniversary Tangier Island Christmas “Holly Run” To Take Place December 6th Stevensville, Maryland – On December 6, 2014, as they have been for over forty years, pilots from the Chesapeake Bay area will bring Christmas cheer to the approximately 700 isolated residents of Tangier Island, Virginia. Eastern shore pilot Ed Nabb, Sr. started delivering holiday greens (holly) […]

Continue Reading

Annapolis Green launches Run Responsibly campaign at Across the Bay 10K

Annapolis Green launches Run Responsibly campaign at Across the Bay 10K

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Although the official logo and shirt color for the Across the Bay 10K race was orange, it was all about Green. Crisp, clear air and barely a zephyr made for perfect conditions for the 20,000 runners participating in the inaugural Across the Bay 10K on November 9. The race made history as the largest “cup-free” […]

Continue Reading

Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks grant and scholarship applicants

Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks grant and scholarship applicants

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is currently seeking applications and nominations for its 2015 annual scholarship and awards program. Launched in 1998, the Trust’s Annual Awards Program honors students, teachers, individuals, communities and organizations for their work to promote education, improve local communities and help restore the Chesapeake Bay. Currently the Trust is soliciting applications and/or nominations […]

Continue Reading