Tag: Executive Director

Changes afoot for business associations in Annapolis

Changes afoot for business associations in Annapolis

| August 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Business Association is considering merging with Main Streets Annapolis (a City funded and managed program) to form a single business entity.  On September 1, they are asking all members to participate in the vote to merge. The reasoning for the merger was explained in an email distributed to members earlier today. On September […]

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Annapolis to host National Young Republican Convention in 2017

Annapolis to host National Young Republican Convention in 2017

| August 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Maryland Republican Party has announced that Annapolis, Maryland has been chosen to host the 2017 Young Republican National Convention. The Convention was awarded last week at the 2015 Young Republican National Convention in Chicago Illinois. “I am very excited to be bringing a National Republican Organization to Annapolis in 2017,” commented Joe Cluster, MDGOP Executive Director and […]

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Brown bag lunch tours at Hammond Harwood House every Tuesday

Brown bag lunch tours at Hammond Harwood House every Tuesday

| July 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Hammond-Harwood House in downtown Annapolis is pleased to announce the launch of Brown Bag Lunch Tours this spring. There will be a tour at 12:30pm lasting 20 minutes on Tuesdays. After the tour, participants are encouraged to enjoy their lunches in our gardens. Tours will be on a different topic every week ranging from decorative […]

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Hammond-Harwood House hires new Executive Director

Hammond-Harwood House hires new Executive Director

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Hammond-Harwood House Association announced the appointment of long-time museum professional Shawn Herne as its new Executive Director.  The Association, now in its seventy fifth year, owns and operates the eighteenth century Hammond Harwood House and garden on Maryland Avenue in Annapolis.    Mr. Herne begins as Executive Director of the Association on July 7 and […]

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League of Women Voters celebrated 95 years with gala

League of Women Voters celebrated 95 years with gala

| June 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

The League of Women Voters was founded 95 years ago in February, six months before the 20th Amendment granted women the right to vote.  The Maryland League celebrated this anniversary with a gala banquet featuring an address by Congressman John Sarbanes on Saturday evening, May 30, at the O’Callaghan Annapolis Hotel.  The League in Maryland […]

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AACC athletics wins sportsmanship prize for sixth time

AACC athletics wins sportsmanship prize for sixth time

| June 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College Athletics has won the 2014-2015 Jack Cistriano Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference (MD JUCO) Sportsmanship Award for the second consecutive year and for the sixth time overall. In announcing the award to AACC coaches, staff and team members, Athletics Director Duane Herr said, “I commend each and every one of you […]

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A conversation with Misty Copeland

A conversation with Misty Copeland

| May 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum welcomes renowned ballerina Misty Copeland, the first African-American soloist in the last two decades at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. Copeland will give an author talk and book signing of her memoir, as well as her first children’s book. The memoir, Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina, explores Copeland’s inspiring journey, illuminating […]

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Nearly $1M raised in 24 hours by the Great Give

Nearly $1M raised in 24 hours by the Great Give

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two years ago, Bess Langbein, the Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County was riding high after raising $606,000 in 24 hours in an inaugural event–the Great Give. Last year, the total raised was $675,467.  This year, the goal was $750,000 and they shattered it with nearly $1 million raised. Combined with the prior […]

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Fish or Fowl at the Annapolis Maritime Museum

Fish or Fowl at the Annapolis Maritime Museum

| April 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

Come to the Annapolis Maritime Museum for an Opening Art Reception, Sunday April 26, from 3 – 5 p.m. Some creatures are destined for skillets, ponds or to give us a scare, while others may fly formation, dine on fish or learn to mimic. This open juried exhibition, organized by Maryland Federation of Art, features 2-D […]

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Artistic Flame to hold Artisan Boutique at Severna Park Community Center

Artistic Flame to hold Artisan Boutique at Severna Park Community Center

| April 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

It is with great excitement that The Artistic Flame Art Center announces their partnership with The Severna Park Community Center. The Artistic Flame will be conducting workshops, classes and art events at the Community Center. Debra Soreff, founder and executive director of The Artistic Flame, knew she wanted to be and artist at age 5 and has […]

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Toddler burned in Light House shelter fire

Toddler burned in Light House shelter fire

| March 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

A small fire in an apartment at the Light House shelter on Hudson Street has sent a 4 year old to Johns Hopkins Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care unit in Baltimore with sever burns on his chest.  The toddler was flown from the scene shortly before 11:00am this morning.  Fire crews were able to quickly extinguish the blaze […]

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Films and personal accounts tell the stories of immigration and Islamophobia at AACC

Films and personal accounts tell the stories of immigration and Islamophobia at AACC

| March 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Struggles of people of other cultures, whether they immigrated to the United States or were born here, is the focus of a series of free events this spring at Anne Arundel Community College. • March 25 – 2 p.m. Reyna Grande, author of “The Distance Between Us,” Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for […]

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Homestead Gardens’ Spring Flower Show runs through March 22nd

Homestead Gardens’ Spring Flower Show runs through March 22nd

| March 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Homestead Garden’s 2015 Flower and Garden show features vignettes of Maryland’s natural treasures, artfully crafted with thousands of flowers, shrubs and trees. Designed and created by Homestead Garden’s team of designers and artisans, the Maryland shoreline comes to life with flowering waves of pansies, sandy beaches and native grasses. Stroll on to the bountiful farmlands of […]

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Langbein set to move from Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County

Langbein set to move from Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County

| February 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Board of Trustees of The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County has announced that executive director, Bess Langbein, is resigning on June 5, 2015 to start her own consulting company. Says Becki Kurdle, CFAAC board chair, “Bess is known and respected throughout the county and the community foundation field. Over the past eight years […]

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Chrysalis House suffers devastating damage, seeks community support

Chrysalis House suffers devastating damage, seeks community support

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chrysalis House, Inc. based in Crownsville, Maryland suffered a devastating incident on Friday, January 9th. Around 2 a.m. in the morning the house alarm systems sounded, alerting the one staff member on duty to a water main break in the house. As a result ceilings in sleeping, treatment, and operations areas, including the kitchen fell […]

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AACC Selected for National Grant to Train Low-Income Adults

AACC Selected for National Grant to Train Low-Income Adults

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College recently celebrated 100 students’ completion of training that makes them eligible to work as casino dealers through a grant from the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project. AACC is one of 12 community colleges in the nation selected to participate in the $3.5 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to the League […]

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Arundel Lodge merges with First Step Recovery Center

Arundel Lodge merges with First Step Recovery Center

| November 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

According to the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), about 45% of Americans seeking substance use disorder treatment have been diagnosed as having a co-occurring mental and substance use disorder. Conversely, people diagnosed with a mental health disorder are more likely to experience a problem with substance use. As a result, Arundel Lodge, […]

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Spalding student helps deliver backpacks

Spalding student helps deliver backpacks

| August 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

This August, rising Senior Matt Binder of Archbishop Spalding High School helped deliver backpacks to over 6 schools in Anne Arundel County with Walk the Walk Foundation.  Walk the Walk Foundation helped sponsor over 600 students for Anne Arundel County’s Back to School program.  Matt has been volunteering for Walk the Walk Foundation over the […]

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Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County makes grants for 2014

Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County makes grants for 2014

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County is proud to announce the 2014 Ladders to Success Education and Youth Development Grants. The awards totaling 55,875 aim to improve educational outcomes for at-risk youth in Anne Arundel County. Over the past five years, CFAAC has granted more than $525,000 through Ladders to local nonprofit organizations that […]

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Summer Solstice Celebration at Talisman Therapeutic Riding

Summer Solstice Celebration at Talisman Therapeutic Riding

| June 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Arc Central Chesapeake Region, an organization that provides customizable, innovative supports and services to people with developmental disabilities and their families is joining forces with Talisman Therapeutic Riding, Inc., to provide for a day of fun for families and to raise money for therapeutic horseback riding scholarships. The Summer Solstice Celebration will feature food, […]

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Great Give pulls in $675,000 in 24 hours

Great Give pulls in $675,000 in 24 hours

| May 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

A year ago, Bess Langbein, the Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County was riding high after raising $606,000 in 24 hours in an inaugural event. He smile took a different turn when the bar was set for 2014–$1 million dollars!  It was a tall order and a very aggressive goal. Ultimately, […]

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The Arc recognizes community members

The Arc recognizes community members

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Arc Central Chesapeake Region, an organization that provides customizable, innovative supports and services to people with developmental disabilities and their families held their annual Awards Banquet in honor of staff and community participants and their involvement in improving the lives of those with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Kate Rollason, Executive Director, says, “The important […]

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