Tag: Chesapeake Bay

Davidsonville Green Expo (March 14th) seeking exhibitors

Davidsonville Green Expo (March 14th) seeking exhibitors

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Preparations are underway for the Sixth Annual Davidsonville Green Expo scheduled for Saturday, March 14 at Davidsonville Elementary School.  Sponsored by the Davidsonville Area Civic Association (DACA), this annual event brings together businesses and non-profits to help increase awareness about environmental issues. Currently, DACA is seeking exhibitors who offer sustainable choices or information about reducing […]

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5th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair this weekend

5th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair this weekend

| February 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Back for its fifth year, the Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair will be held on Saturday, February 28th from Noon to 3pm at Annapolis High School Cafeteria & Auditorium, 2700 Riva Road. Students in grades 6 through 12 (public, private and homeschooled) from Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay region are invited for this popular […]

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More than 30 local businesses join Plate Perks to reward Bay Plate owners

More than 30 local businesses join Plate Perks to reward Bay Plate owners

| February 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last year the Chesapeake Bay Trust launched “Plate Perks,” a gratuity program designed to thank Marylanders who have a Treasure the Chesapeake license plate on their cars. The program itself is pretty simple: Marylanders who own a Bay plate receive perks or rewards from participating businesses that include preferred parking and discounts on goods and […]

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3rd Annual WRNR Holistic Health Fair seeks vendors

3rd Annual WRNR Holistic Health Fair seeks vendors

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 3rd Annual WRNR Holistic Health Fair is taking place Saturday, March 21st at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. This event showcases holistic health practitioners, products, counseling, educational information, mind/body/spirit modalities, lectures, workshops, alternative complementary therapies, services and demos. There is also organic food and drink, live music, and more. If your business would like to participate, please […]

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A chat with a Sea Shepherd at the Ebb Tide

A chat with a Sea Shepherd at the Ebb Tide

| February 10, 2015 | 4 Comments

You never know who you will run into at the Ebb Tide Tavern in Annapolis. On Friday night, I headed over for one of their killer bacon cheeseburgers (Their food will surprise you–all of it. Try it out some time.) and some karaoke (as a spectator, not participant).  Close to midnight, a guy walked in […]

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Military Bowl pumps $17 million into local economy

Military Bowl pumps $17 million into local economy

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Virginia Tech Hokies aren’t the only ones who came out on top with the 2014 Military Bowl® presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO. The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) reports the December 27 event at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium generated more than $17 million for the Annapolis/Washington region, […]

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Get ready to burn your socks March 21st

Get ready to burn your socks March 21st

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Celebrate the coming of spring at this feast of the Chesapeake’s most cherished bivalve. The fifth annual Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning, a fundraiser for the Annapolis Maritime Museum, will take place at the Museum’s waterfront campus from Noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 21. Last year over 750 oyster enthusiasts from nine […]

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Chesapeake Swan Song exhibition opens at CBMM in APril

Chesapeake Swan Song exhibition opens at CBMM in APril

| February 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

The story of the evolving relationship between the people and swans of the Chesapeake Bay will be told through a curated collection of decoys, photographs, and artifacts in a new exhibition at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Chesapeake Swan Song: From Commodity to Conservation will open Saturday, April 1, 2015 and continue through April 3, […]

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February events by AAACCVB

February events by AAACCVB

| January 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

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 […]

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

CBMM to be featured on MPT’s Chesapeake Collectibles

| January 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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