Tag: Chesapeake Bay

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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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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Build a half-hull model at CBMM November 8, 9

Build a half-hull model at CBMM November 8, 9

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Model Guild is hosting a two-day model-building workshop from 9-5 pm. on Saturday, November 8 and Sunday, November 9 in the museum’s Bay History building. Participants will create a half-hull model of the Pride of Baltimore II, a reproduction of an 1812-era topsail schooner privateer. Band sawed from a block […]

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Storms of the Chesapeake explored at CBMM

Storms of the Chesapeake explored at CBMM

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Join Great Storms of the Chesapeake author David Healey at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Thursday, October 30 beginning at 5 p.m. as he shares the history of the Chesapeake Bay region’s hurricanes, blizzards, fogs and freezes over the last four centuries. Space is limited, with advanced registration needed. Before John Smith’s crew weathered […]

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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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Backroads & Byways of Chesapeake Bay author at CBMM’s October 25 OysterFest

Backroads & Byways of Chesapeake Bay author at CBMM’s October 25 OysterFest

| October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Saturday, October 25 from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., travel writer Leslie Atkins will be at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s store to meet the public and sign copies of her latest book, Backroads & Byways of Chesapeake Bay. The event coincides with OysterFest at the museum’s waterfront campus in St. Michaels, Md. Backroads […]

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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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Waterfowl-watching river cruise, October 24th

Waterfowl-watching river cruise, October 24th

| October 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering a waterfowl-watching river cruise on Friday, October 24 with Chester River Field Research Station ornithologists Dan Small and Maren Gimpel. The 90-minute cruise aboard the historic 1920 buy boat Winnie Estelle departs from CBMM at 8 a.m. for best bird watching along the Miles […]

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Boat shows launch new website

Boat shows launch new website

| October 4, 2014 | 3 Comments

The Annapolis Boat Shows is excited to announce the launch of its newly designed easy-to-navigate website, www.AnnapolisBoatShows.com, in preparation for its October boat shows. The new streamlined website allows users to explore everything the boat shows offer and includes a variety of tools like site maps, exhibitor lists, premiering boats, show guides, directions, and an inventory of special events. It is […]

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