Tag: Executive Director

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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30 days until The Great Give (May 7-8, 2014)

30 days until The Great Give (May 7-8, 2014)

| April 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) will host The Great Give 2014 from 6 PM on May 7 to 6 PM on May 8, 2014. The Great Give is a 24-hour online fundraiser designed to raise funds to support Anne Arundel County nonprofit organizations and to strengthen a “give local” spirit throughout the […]

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Great Give and social media buddies

Great Give and social media buddies

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Great Give – the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County’s (CFAAC) 24-hour online giving event – provides a unique and rewarding way for Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) students to enhance their academic studies. Through the Great Give 2014 Social Media Buddy Program, AACC students with social media knowledge and experience are partnered with […]

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AABA Delivers Thanksgiving Dinners To Those In Need

AABA Delivers Thanksgiving Dinners To Those In Need

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

On the Monday before Thanksgiving, two enthusiastic groups of local attorneys gathered at the Admiral Oaks Community in Annapolis and unloaded dozens of frozen turkeys, pies and other Thanksgiving favorites for families in need. This Thanksgiving dinner delivery is an annual tradition for members of the Anne Arundel Bar Association (AABA), which runs this community […]

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AACCASA To Hold “CASAblanca” Gala, Nov. 9 At Loews Annapolis

AACCASA To Hold “CASAblanca” Gala, Nov. 9 At Loews Annapolis

| October 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Inc. will present its 7th annual CASAblanca: An Evening of Flappers, Fedoras & Philanthropy gala, Saturday, Nov. 9, from 7 to 11 p.m., at Loews Annapolis Hotel (126 West St., Annapolis, MD 21401). Approximately 300 guests are expected to attend this premiere, black-tie event celebrating AACCASA’s 16 […]

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This Weekend: Brews By The Bay

This Weekend: Brews By The Bay

| October 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The first annual Brews by the Bay will feature tastings from 13 beers from the Annapolis Homebrew Club.   Scheduled for Sunday, October 20th from 1 – 5p.m., the tastings, which include a commemorative glass, will showcase a diverse and creative selection of ales including a Summertime Blonde, accented with fresh lemon zest and lemon verbena, […]

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Great Give Dates Set For 2014

Great Give Dates Set For 2014

| September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

In May of 2013, Anne Arundel County did something unprecedented. Residents, employees, and businesses came together online and raised $606,784 in 24 hours for 118 local nonprofits through the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County’s (CFAAC) inaugural Great Give event. With the success of the Great Give 2013 and a desire to inspire greater philanthropy […]

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Student-run nonprofit TPI promotes peace education

Student-run nonprofit TPI promotes peace education

| August 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Clichéd posters and typical assemblies are not enough—this country needs a real solution to bullying that is student-driven and takes the issue on at its roots. That is the message of the Teaching Peace Initiative, a national nonprofit entirely run by students. The Initiative is focused on recruiting and training high school students to organize […]

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Seeds 4 Success Wins William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award

Seeds 4 Success Wins William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award

| June 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Comptroller Peter Franchot awarded the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award for Anne Arundel County to Seeds 4 Success.  The award was created by Comptroller Franchot to acknowledge and honor former Governor, Comptroller and Baltimore City Mayor William Donald Schaefer’s legacy of public service. Seeds 4 Success founders and staff received this honor for their […]

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Great Give Raises $600K For Local Charity In 24 Hours

Great Give Raises $600K For Local Charity In 24 Hours

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

In an effort to raise awareness of philanthropy and of the charities and non-profits in our local community, the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County took on a huge task–raise half a million dollars in 24 hours! They called it The Great Give. Last night at 7pm, at Rams Head Center Stage at the Maryland […]

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What Is This Thing Called Dyslexia

What Is This Thing Called Dyslexia

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, May 21st from 7:00pm-8:30pm, The Summit School’s Founding Executive Director, Dr. Jane R. Snider, will present a fact-filled discussion on the history, diagnosis and defining differences, and plan of educational action for those with dyslexia. This free seminar will be held at South Bowie Branch Library located at 15301 Hall Road, Bowie, MD […]

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Girls On The Run To Host 8th Annual Spring 5K At AACC

Girls On The Run To Host 8th Annual Spring 5K At AACC

| May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Girls on the Run of the Greater Chesapeake will hold its 8th Annual Spring 5K on Saturday, May 18th at 9:00 a.m. at Anne Arundel Community College  (101 College Parkway, Arnold, MD). The run is open to anyone in the community and registration is available online at: www.gotrchesapeake.org.  The cost to participate is $20 in […]

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Making Wishes Come True, A Night To Celebrate Dr. Jane R. Snider

Making Wishes Come True, A Night To Celebrate Dr. Jane R. Snider

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, April 13, The Summit School will celebrate the work of Founding Executive Director, Dr. Jane R. Snider.  The event will take place at The Westin Annapolis and will include a live auction, cocktails, raffles, dinner, music, dancing, and a few surprises! The evening will kick-off with a cocktail reception sponsored by Annapolis Subaru.  […]

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Ginger Cove Wins Award

Ginger Cove Wins Award

| April 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ginger Cove, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located in Annapolis, Maryland has received Highest Honors from the Pennsylvania-based management research firm Holleran Consulting for significantly exceeding national benchmarks in satisfaction as reported by residents of independent living communities across the country. The anonymous survey was conducted by Holleran Consulting in November 2012 among 256 […]

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Eighth Annual Mentoring Celebration And Awards Thursday, March 14, 2013

Eighth Annual Mentoring Celebration And Awards Thursday, March 14, 2013

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Eighth Annual Mentoring Awards, sponsored by the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County will be presented on Thursday, March 14, 2013, 6 – 8 pm at the Roger “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center at Truxton Park, 273 Hilltop Lane, Annapolis, MD 21401 The Keynote Speaker is Selwyn Ray, Vice President of Community Engagement and Partnership […]

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ASO Brings Healing Power Of Music To Community

ASO Brings Healing Power Of Music To Community

| February 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Symphony is excited to launch its newest outreach initiative Music Heals, a health and wellness program in which the ASO will partner with local community organizations to bring the transformative power of live music to those in need in healthcare facilities and schools serving children with learning differences.  The ASO and its community partners […]

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Wellness House Welcomes Carolyn Sonnen & A Sanctuary With Music

Wellness House Welcomes Carolyn Sonnen & A Sanctuary With Music

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wellness House of Annapolis in partnership with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra welcomes Carolyn Sonnen, Creating a Sanctuary with Music on February 9th from 9am to noon! Music and sounds are everywhere. Sometimes they are welcomed, and sometimes they are not. Some music seems to resonate with how we feel at a particular moment, while that same music may feel out […]

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Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Music Director Featured In New Book

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Music Director Featured In New Book

| January 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Music Director José-Luis Novo can now add “author” to his list of professional credits as his writings are featured in a newly published book – “Practicing Sustainability.” The book presents ideas on creating a sustainable society with insights from innovators and thought-leaders from various industries including the arts, sciences, business, health […]

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Over 300 Pounds of Food and over $1,700 Raised On The Harbor Queen

Over 300 Pounds of Food and over $1,700 Raised On The Harbor Queen

| December 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Annapolis’ favorite sightseeing boat, Watermark’s Harbor Queen has ended her 40th Birthday Year with a splash and bearing gifts! Offered by Watermark as a viewing platform for the Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade, Harbor Queen collected over 300 pounds of food and $1,767.85 for the Anne Arundel County Food Bank. Over 500 people – and […]

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Poverty Amidst Plenty

Poverty Amidst Plenty

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) recently released the 2012 edition of “Poverty Amidst Plenty, the biannual Guide to Action,” at a workshop attended by more than one hundred local non-profit leaders and community representatives. The report contains mixed news about how our county is surviving the economic downturn. “The Community Foundation of […]

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Seeds 4 Success Receives Early Holiday Gift From Sidus Design

Seeds 4 Success Receives Early Holiday Gift From Sidus Design

| December 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Until now, Seeds 4 Success (S4S), a four year-old grassroots organization headquartered in the Eastport Community Center, had limited website capabilities and preferred to spend its money helping children and families living in Annapolis public and subsidized housing communities.  Upon hearing of the need for an improved website, Sidus Design stepped in, free of any […]

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Providence Center Breaks Ground For Its Jean Bradbury Building Renovations In Arnold

Providence Center Breaks Ground For Its Jean Bradbury Building Renovations In Arnold

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Providence Center, a non-profit organization that serves adults with developmental disabilities, held a ‘groundbreaking’ ceremony for its Jean Bradbury Building (JBB) in Arnold laste week.  The ceremony marked the end of its first-ever capital campaign and the beginning of a year-long renovation of the site.  JBB will be undergoing extensive renovations to modernize the building […]

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