Tag: Chesapeake Bay

Champion’s Jon Coile named most influential executive

Champion’s Jon Coile named most influential executive

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Get your polar bear plunge on in January

Get your polar bear plunge on in January

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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#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 […]

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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 […]

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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) […]

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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” […]

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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 […]

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QuotePie joins Chesapeake Innovation Center as Collaboration Hub member

QuotePie joins Chesapeake Innovation Center as Collaboration Hub member

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Innovation Center (CIC), Anne Arundel County’s technology business incubator, today announced that QuotePie, LLC has joined as its newest Collaboration Hub member. QuotePie is a powerful web-based insurance marketplace that allows business owners to connect with property and casualty insurance agents from across the country. Its proprietary platform creates a culture of transparent competition […]

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Barbara Cox: a bright star in Annapolis

Barbara Cox: a bright star in Annapolis

| November 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Friday morning, I was on my way to New York and checked my mail and was shocked. Barbara Cox, the news director for WNAV had passed away earlier this morning. I has sure it had to be a mistake, but it was true. At 55 after beating breast cancer and the Bay Bridge (just last […]

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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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Shenandoah Run Live at the Chesapeake Arts Center on November 15th!

Shenandoah Run Live at the Chesapeake Arts Center on November 15th!

| November 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Arts Center is proud to announce classic and contemporary music group, Shenandoah Run, in an all age concert on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 7:00pm.The concert will be held in the Studio 194 theatre and tickets are available for purchase online at www.Chesapeakearts.org or by calling the Chesapeake Arts Center Box Office at […]

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Across the Bay 10K Race this Sunday

Across the Bay 10K Race this Sunday

| November 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Sunday morning, 20,000 people will take off from the Annapolis side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and head over to Kent Island. On foot!  The Across the Bay 10K is an elite event brought to the area by the Dave McGillivray who manages and runs the famed Boston Marathon. The eastbound span of the Chesapeake […]

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Annapolis named ‘National Treasure’ by Nat’l Trust for Historic Preservation

Annapolis named ‘National Treasure’ by Nat’l Trust for Historic Preservation

| November 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

The National Trust for Historic Preservation named the historic city of Annapolis one of its National Treasures. Annapolis was selected as a National Treasure because of its irreplaceable historic and cultural significance, as well as for the steps Annapolis is taking to protect its historic structures from the threat of increased flooding and severe weather events. […]

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Voya Financial awards grant to St. Anne’s School of Annapolis teacher

Voya Financial awards grant to St. Anne’s School of Annapolis teacher

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Voya Financial, Inc., which has rebranded from ING U.S. and is a leading provider of retirement plans for educators, announced today that Judith Fedinick, a teacher at St. Anne’s School of Annapolis in Annapolis, Maryland, has received a $2,000 grant as part of the company’s 2014 Unsung Heroes awards competition. Through the Voya Unsung Heroes […]

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Mitchell Gallery to host lecture series on architecture in Annapolis

Mitchell Gallery to host lecture series on architecture in Annapolis

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College will present a lecture series on Annapolis architecture from the 18th through 21st centuries. Led by local historians, architects, and scholars, the series addresses the question of how to “read” buildings by identifying style, design, and historical context. The lectures will be held in the Conversation Room in Mellon […]

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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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Learn essentials of boating in St. Michaels on November 15,16

Learn essentials of boating in St. Michaels on November 15,16

| October 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering a two-session Boating Essentials course on Saturday, November 15 from 10 a.m. to noon and continuing on Sunday, November 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. Class participation is limited, with advanced registration needed. Led by Captain Jerry Friedman, a USCG-licensed Master, class participants will gain knowledge and guidance […]

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3 Country stars together to benefit West Arundel Creative Alliance

3 Country stars together to benefit West Arundel Creative Alliance

| October 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

On November first, Binder, an Emmy nominated Singer/songwriter will be headlining West Arundel Creative Alliance’s (WACA) first major fundraising event. It will be held, at Chesapeake Arts Center’s 752 seat Hammond’s Lane Theater located at 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Also performing that evening will be former Crofton resident and country recording artist Ashley […]

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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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