Tag: Comcast

Coats for Kids at Quiet Waters Park

Coats for Kids at Quiet Waters Park

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Recreation and Parks is launching a “Coats for Kids” campaign this month to help children in need throughout Anne Arundel County this winter.  Beginning with the opening of the Quiet Waters Park Ice Rink on November 10, donated items will be collected through December 8 and will be distributed by the Anne […]

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2014 Volunteer Hall of Fame inductees named

2014 Volunteer Hall of Fame inductees named

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year’s Volunteer Project Hall of Fame Celebration will be held on November 13, 2014, from 11:30am until 2pm. Comcast will host this event at Blue Dolphin Seafood Bar and Grill in Gambrills, MD.  The Volunteer Project Hall of Fame is sponsored by the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County and the Coordinators of Volunteers […]

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Department of Aging and Disabilities wins prestigious award

Department of Aging and Disabilities wins prestigious award

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities today announced that its Making the Link program recently received recognition from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) with anAging Achievement Award, an honor presented by n4a to member agencies. The awards program is sponsored by CST your Link to Life (CST-LTL). The Anne Arundel […]

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Comcast Foundation  awards 4 scholarships to area seniors

Comcast Foundation awards 4 scholarships to area seniors

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded scholarships to 101 Maryland high school seniors through its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation’s signature community investment initiatives, recognizes students’ leadership skills, academic achievement and […]

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Comcast Presents $20K To Annapolis And Anne Arundel Boys & Girls Clubs

Comcast Presents $20K To Annapolis And Anne Arundel Boys & Girls Clubs

| December 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Comcast Foundation recently awarded the Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County a grant totaling $20,000 to support the Club Tech program. Club Tech teaches technology skills through interactive projects adnd activities for Club members who participate in basic orientation that enables them to use technology and understand the basics of how […]

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Comcast Honors March On Washington With Free Documentary

Comcast Honors March On Washington With Free Documentary

| September 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, a major milestone of the Civil Rights Movement where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his historic “I Have a Dream” speech, Comcast has created a first of its kind video compilation to help chronicle the history and impact of the […]

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Comcast Internet Essentials Providing Internet For Needy Students

Comcast Internet Essentials Providing Internet For Needy Students

| August 22, 2013 | 2 Comments

With the start of the new school year, Comcast is re-launching Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families.  Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, Miami Dade County School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, Miami Dade League of Cities President and Miami Beach Commissioner Deede Weithorn, and Comcast Executive Vice President David L. Cohen, […]

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Comcast Now Offers X1 Platform To Area Homes

Comcast Now Offers X1 Platform To Area Homes

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Comcast, one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information, and communications products and services, today announced the launch of the X1 Platform from Xfinity in the Greater Baltimore area.  Unlike any other video service available, X1 uses IP technology and cloud servers on Comcast’s network to create the world’s first entertainment operating system.  X1 […]

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Comcast Pitches In For Maryland

Comcast Pitches In For Maryland

| May 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

More than 1,000 volunteers including Comcast employees, their families, friends and members of the local community and non-profit groups joined together on Saturday, April 27 to make an impact in communities throughout the Greater Baltimore area as part of “Comcast Cares Day,” the company’s annual, nationwide day of service.  Comcast Cares Day volunteers pitched in […]

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Comcast Awards $109K In Scholarships

Comcast Awards $109K In Scholarships

| March 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, is awarding 100 Maryland high school seniors scholarships through its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program.  The program, one of the Comcast Foundation’s signature community investment initiatives, recognizes students’ leadership skills, academic achievement and commitment […]

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Comcast Awards $20K To Boys & Girls Clubs Of Annapolis

Comcast Awards $20K To Boys & Girls Clubs Of Annapolis

| February 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Comcast Foundation announced today that it awarded a $20,000 grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County to support “Club Tech,” a comprehensive digital literacy program that provides club members with computer training and other technology skills necessary for school and workplace achievement. “Club Tech” teaches participants basic computing […]

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Comcast Foundation Awards $6000 To Local Organizations

Comcast Foundation Awards $6000 To Local Organizations

| December 2, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Comcast Foundation has presented more than $6,000 in grants to two Anne Arundel County organizations as part of its Comcast Cares Day contributions. The Anne Arundel County organizations receiving Comcast Cares Day grants include: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County – $3,515 The Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County […]

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AAMC Foundation Plans Gala To Benefit AAMC Heart And Vascular Institute

AAMC Foundation Plans Gala To Benefit AAMC Heart And Vascular Institute

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Planning is underway for the 2012  Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) Foundation Gala on Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 Midnight at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Baltimore.  The theme for this year’s signature event is “Rhythm & Rouge,” and proceeds will support the national-award winning AAMC Heart and Vascular Institute. The […]

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Kudos To Comcast

Kudos To Comcast

| September 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

OK, this site has been critical of Comcast in the past for their spotty service. However, yesterday, they really stepped up to the plate and came through with the assistance of social media. On Monday night around 11pm, a storm came through the area and blew some branches across BGE lines plunging my neighborhood into […]

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More Than 100 Volunteers To Help Save The Bay On Comcast Cares Day

More Than 100 Volunteers To Help Save The Bay On Comcast Cares Day

| April 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, April 30, 2011, more than 100 local Comcast employees, their families and other community volunteers will help to control stormwater runoff that eventually finds its way into the the Chesapeake Bay. As part of Comcast’s tenth “Comcast Cares Day”, volunteers will learn how to control stormwater runoff, weed and plant garden areas, clean […]

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Comcast Gives $15K To Boys & Girls Club

Comcast Gives $15K To Boys & Girls Club

| October 16, 2010 | 2 Comments

The Comcast Foundation has awarded a $15,000 grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County to support its “Club Tech” program.  Club Tech is a comprehensive digital literacy program providing club members ages five through eighteen with computer training and other technology skills necessary for school and workplace success. “We […]

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Comcast <del>Rocks</del> Is Doing Better

Comcast Rocks Is Doing Better

| October 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

A Comcast Update As many readers know, Comcast has not been a favorite company of this site.  Between the service interruptions, the service outages, the lack of any real customer service; we were determined to make the move to Verizon and their FIOS product. Today, we give them a pat on the back for doing […]

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Strike Three Comcast–You Really Suck

Strike Three Comcast–You Really Suck

| September 24, 2009 | 6 Comments

Yet Another Outage UPDATE:  Went to the local office and they are as apathetic as they come! I asked how big the outage was, they did not know. I asked how long. They did not know.  Asked about a credit for the down time and they said they don’t do that.  Way to go Comcast!  […]

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Top Ten For The Week

Top Ten For The Week

| August 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

Top Ten Pages At Eye On Annapolis The senseless deaths of two people in the Glen Burnie area were two of our top stories this week. Andrew Joseph Giancoli was stabbed to death in his Explorer on the side of the road and Mary Bernice Collins was struck and killed as she was walking along […]

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Once Again Comcast Sucks

Once Again Comcast Sucks

| August 18, 2009 | 5 Comments

Comcast Can’t Keep It Up Their service that its! Just a quick rant. Was on the phone, my customer all of a sudden begins to say “hello?”, “hello?”. She can’t hear me at all.  I hang up and lo and behold, no dial tone on any of the lines.  Internet is fine, television is fine, […]

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Comcast Sucks

Comcast Sucks

| August 10, 2009 | 12 Comments

Major Outage, Comcast Clueless While  Verizon is likely not  any better, Comcast certainly showed their true colors Saturday (insert sarcasm here) afternoon. Sometime near 4pm there was a complete cessation of all services in the Annapolis area–television, internet and telephone.  After about an hour, a cell call was placed to Comcast which was promptly answered […]

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