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AACC’s Felton honored as Black History Hero

AACC’s Felton honored as Black History Hero

| February 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

James A. Felton III, chief diversity officer at Anne Arundel Community College, was selected as a Black History Hero by the Md. Washington Minority Companies Association as part of the Maryland Live! Casino’s Black History Month Celebration. The award will be presented at the celebration Feb. 25 at the Ram’s Head Center Stage at Maryland […]

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Anger & Your Health: MLK’s Inspiration

Anger & Your Health: MLK’s Inspiration

| January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dr. Martin Luther King‘s birthday on January 15 is an excellent time to reflect on anger and how it may impact your health. Dr. King said, “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” Dr. King, one of the greatest nonviolent leaders in world history, recognized that to […]

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Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast to honor community leaders

Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast to honor community leaders

| January 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Seven civic leaders and educators who best emulate the spirit and mission of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will receive awards Jan. 18 at the 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast at Anne Arundel Community College. This year’s theme, “In the Face of Adversity, We March On,” is highlighted by […]

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2nd Annual MLK parade scheduled for Monday in Annapolis

2nd Annual MLK parade scheduled for Monday in Annapolis

| January 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides invites residents to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Dream to Reality Parade on Monday, January 18, kicking off from Amos Garrett Boulevard at noon. The parade will travel down West Street to Church Circle, around the circle to Main Street, down Main Street, and end at City Dock. Streets […]

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St. John’s concert honors the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

St. John’s concert honors the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

| January 8, 2016 | 2 Comments

Join the St. John’s community as some of the finest regional vocalists, including the Singing Sensations, the All-Children’s Chorus of Annapolis, Gospel Truth, Chozen, and the St. John’s College King Celebration Chorus, perform inspiring gospel spirituals at the ninth annual “Lift Every Voice” concert honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

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6 women to be honored at Fannie Lou Hamer Award reception

6 women to be honored at Fannie Lou Hamer Award reception

| September 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 20th annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, October 4 at the Frances Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College (60 College Ave.) in Annapolis. Sponsored by the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of Anne Arundel County and co-sponsored by St. Johns College, the awards recognize […]

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Schuh seeks nominations for Dallas G. Pace Humanitarian Award

Schuh seeks nominations for Dallas G. Pace Humanitarian Award

| August 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh is seeking nominations for the 2016 Dallas G. Pace Humanitarian Award, given each year in memory of the county’s first Human Relations Commission Chairman.  “The Pace Humanitarian Award is one way we honor individuals who create a culture of respect and peace,” said Schuh. “We are fortunate to have […]

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Annapolis Film Festival presents exciting slate of panels

Annapolis Film Festival presents exciting slate of panels

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Film Festival, running for four days from March 27th to 30th, is presenting several panels of interest to filmmakers. Friday Panels at the O’Callaghan Annapolis Hotel, 174 West Street The Art of the Pitch Friday, March 27, 10am-11am “The Pitch” is one of the most and anxiety-inducing aspects of filmmaking. Hear inside tips […]

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Love Will See You Through this Friday at ArtFarm

Love Will See You Through this Friday at ArtFarm

| March 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

Come on out on Friday, March 13th from 6:30-9PM for an Annapolis Arts District Event hosted by  Art at Large, Inc. & ArtFarm to celebrate the book release of Love Will See You Through illustrated by Annapolis artist Sally Wern Comport. Browse the exhibition (much of which will be for sale) of all of Comport’s Original Art from the book, displays of […]

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Washington & Lee Singers to perform at Heritage Baptist

Washington & Lee Singers to perform at Heritage Baptist

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Heritage Baptist Church invites you to join the award-winning Washington and Lee University Singers under the direction of Shane M. Lynch as they perform in the church sanctuary (1740 Forest Drive, Annapolis) on Saturday, February 21 at 7:30 pm. Admission is free. The W&L University Singers, recognized as one of the finest collegiate a cappella choirs […]

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SOUPer Bowl raises $1900 for Light House

SOUPer Bowl raises $1900 for Light House

| February 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over 200 people turned out Sunday afternoon for the 9th Annual SOUPer Bowl Lunch at Heritage Baptist Church, raising $1900 for the Light House Homeless Prevention and Support Center in Annapolis. “The SOUPer Bowl has become quite a tradition at Heritage,” said Interim Pastor Stephen Price. “We have folks from the community who return every […]

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Explore local African American history with Annapolis Tours

Explore local African American history with Annapolis Tours

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Tours by Watermark happily announces its first special event tour of 2015! Annapolis Tours’ African American Heritage Tour, a two-hour walking tour of Annapolis’ historic district is offered in honor of Black History Month. The tour takes place on February 21st, 2015. Watermark is proud to offer this tour – available year-round to groups […]

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MLK Awards Dinner a resounding success

MLK Awards Dinner a resounding success

| January 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

The 27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Dinner was held Friday, January 16. The largest celebration of Dr. King’s birthday in Anne Arundel County was held in Glen Burnie. Vice Admiral Walter Carter, Jr., Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy, was the keynote speaker.  The crowd of almost 700 heard from U.S. […]

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Heritage Baptist Backpack Buddies received generous gift from Food Lion

Heritage Baptist Backpack Buddies received generous gift from Food Lion

| January 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Backpack Buddies Program at Heritage Baptist Church has received $3,000 from the Food Lion Charitable Foundation just in time to help feed local elementary students. Backpack Buddies will use the gift to purchase food for children in the program at Georgetown East and Mills/Parole Elementary Schools in Annapolis. “This grant is a tremendous gift […]

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PHOTOS: 4-Alarm fire destroys mansion in Annapolis

PHOTOS: 4-Alarm fire destroys mansion in Annapolis

| January 19, 2015 | 2 Comments

A 4-alarm fire tore through an Annapolis waterfront mansion on Childs Point Road early this morning.  Fire department officials have not been able to determine if there were any people in the house at the time of the fire and are advising that the investigation and clean up will be a lengthy process. All images ©2015 […]

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7 community leaders to be honored at the Annual MLK Memorial Breakfast

7 community leaders to be honored at the Annual MLK Memorial Breakfast

| December 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Seven civic leaders and educators who best emulate the spirit and mission of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will receive awards Jan. 19 at the 34th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast at Anne Arundel Community College. This year’s theme, “Children Are Our Future” is highlighted by having Bates Middle School […]

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St. John’s to honor Dr. Martin Luther King with seminars, concert

St. John’s to honor Dr. Martin Luther King with seminars, concert

| December 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Join the St. John’s community as some of the finest regional vocalists, including the Queen Sisters, Chozen, the Gospel Truth, and the All Children’s Chorus, perform inspiring gospel spirituals at the annual “Lift Every Voice” concert honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The community is invited to this spirited, uplifting […]

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Tickets available for annual Martin Luther King Breakfast

Tickets available for annual Martin Luther King Breakfast

| December 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

Ticket sales are underway for the 34th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 19, at Anne Arundel Community College. For the first time, this year’s guest speaker is a middle school student, Katherine Hernandez Marroquin. Doors open at 7:30 a.m., and the program begins at 8 a.m. in the David […]

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Annapolis police preparing for Friday’s protest rally

Annapolis police preparing for Friday’s protest rally

| December 10, 2014 | 4 Comments

UPDATE 2:  From the Annapolis Police Department: A march has been planned by a group in Annapolis.  This march is scheduled for Friday, December 12th at 5:30pm.  The group plans to gather at the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial at the foot of City Dock.  They plan to march from there up Main Street and around […]

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Start the year with AACC classes and events

Start the year with AACC classes and events

| November 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the event’s web page or the college’s website at http://www.aacc.edu/events. AACC CLASSES January – Registration for spring credit […]

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Annapolis to host 1st Martin Luther King Parade

Annapolis to host 1st Martin Luther King Parade

| November 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces that the City of Annapolis and the Annapolis Drum and Bugle Corps will host the First Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade on Monday, January 19, 2015. The parade starts at Amos Garrett Boulevard at noon and travels down West Street to Church Circle, goes around the circle to […]

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O’Malley encourages people to register to vote

O’Malley encourages people to register to vote

| October 4, 2014 | 2 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] Governor O’Malley  highlighted the many ways Marylanders can register to vote and the importance of participating in the 2014 elections in Maryland. The deadline to register to vote for the 2014 elections is Tuesday, October 14, 2014. “Government works best when more people participate at the ballot box,” said Gov. O’Malley. “We’re doing […]

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