Tag: Executive Director

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, […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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, […]

Continue Reading

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, […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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, […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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.  […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading