Tag: Maryland

Volunteer Center accepting nominations for Hall of Fame Awards

Volunteer Center accepting nominations for Hall of Fame Awards

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 11th Volunteer Project Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon which will be on Thursday, November 5, 2015, 11:30 am to 2:00 pm at the Blue Dolphin Restaurant in Gambrills, MD. These annual awards, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center and the Coordinators of Volunteers of Anne Arundel […]

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Providence Center, MRA, and AACC partner for healthier rivers

Providence Center, MRA, and AACC partner for healthier rivers

| July 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

Providence Center, a non-profit organization that serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Anne Arundel County is teaming up with the Magothy River Association (MRA) and Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) to make our rivers healthier. The organizations are producing a floating garden at Providence Center’s greenhouses that will provide both a natural filtration […]

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Tickes on sale for Wellness House’s La Fiesta Americana

Tickes on sale for Wellness House’s La Fiesta Americana

| July 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

Tickets are now available for the annual La Fiesta Americana benefitting Wellness House of Annapolis and its free cancer support programs and services. The annual event is being hosted by Homestead Gardens on Saturday, August 29, from 6:00-10:00 p.m. at Homestead Garden’s Davidsonville location (743 W. Central Avenue). Tickets for La Fiesta Americana are $100 […]

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Celebrate Philanthropy nominations are open

Celebrate Philanthropy nominations are open

| July 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 15th Celebrate Philanthropy! Awards Luncheon which will be on Friday, November 20th, , 2015, 11.30 am to 2.00 pm, at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. The categories for nominations are Philanthropist, Volunteer, Corporate Philanthropist, and Foundation of the Year. Forms can be downloaded from www.cfaac.org. The deadline to submit […]

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Unlimited samples of 60 wines and 40 brews at Kegs and Corks Fest

Unlimited samples of 60 wines and 40 brews at Kegs and Corks Fest

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

 Get your tickets now for the Fourth Annual Kegs and Corks Craft Beer and Maryland Wine Festival on August 15, 2015 at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds. In the Maryland Wine Pavilion, guests can sample over 60 exceptional wines from 14 Maryland wineries, while enjoying crab cakes, fresh oysters, and shrimp. The Craft Beer Corral, […]

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BikeAAA distributes hundreds of helmets to county children

BikeAAA distributes hundreds of helmets to county children

| July 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

Bicycle Advocates for Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (“BikeAAA”) in partnership with several other organizations has been busy this summer  providing bicycle safety instruction and bike helmets to hundreds of Anne Arundel County children and adults.    BikeAAA is an all-volunteer 501c3 that advocates for safe biking for transportation, recreation and health countywide. BikeAAA organized this […]

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AACC concert series on tap for August

AACC concert series on tap for August

| July 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

Rousing marches and energetic medleys will be featured at the “Summer Concert” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts at Anne Arundel Community College. The AACC Concert Band, conducted by adjunct music faculty Paul Dembowki, will join with the Broadneck Area Summer Band […]

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Battle of the Bands concludes after 17 years

Battle of the Bands concludes after 17 years

| July 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Today, the Anne Arundel County High School Battle of the Bands has announced the conclusion of the annual Annapolis-based event, after 17 consecutive years at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis. Founded by Nancy Almgren in 1999 as a way to expose County residents to talented musicians from all of the area high […]

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AACC professor selected for national STEM award

AACC professor selected for national STEM award

| July 27, 2015 | 4 Comments

Alycia A. Marshall, Ph.D., chair of Anne Arundel Community College’s mathematics department, was chosen for a top national honor in the science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) field. INSIGHT into Diversity magazine named her one of 100 Inspiring Women in STEM in recognition of her leadership in mentoring, teaching and encouraging students to major in […]

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Evening 2 alarm fire shuts on Bay Ridge Road in Annapolis

Evening 2 alarm fire shuts on Bay Ridge Road in Annapolis

| July 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

A home believed to be unoccupied caught fire this evening in the 900 block of Bay Ridge Road in Annapolis, Upon arrival  firefighters saw flames from the dwelling and called for an immediate second alarm due to the heat conditions. Hoses were stretched across Bay Ridge Road for about an hour and police were directing traffic. […]

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United Way of Central Maryland grants $500K to area non-profits

United Way of Central Maryland grants $500K to area non-profits

| July 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

United Way of Central Maryland  yesterday announced $500,000 for programming supporting United Way’s goal of building self-sufficient families and stronger communities in Anne Arundel County. United Way’s grants will support the organization’s overall mission to stabilize families and provide all central Marylanders the opportunity to attain a quality education, financial stability and good health through […]

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Citizen input needed on Odenton Town Center, meeting on August 5th

Citizen input needed on Odenton Town Center, meeting on August 5th

| July 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Office of Planning and Zoning invites business leaders, stakeholders, and citizens interested in future growth of the Odenton Town Center to join staff at a meeting to discuss the Preliminary Draft OTC Master Plan.  “Public input is crucial to putting forth a long-term, sustainable plan for the Odenton Town Center,” said […]

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Community Action Agency achieves MSDE accreditation

Community Action Agency achieves MSDE accreditation

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Community Action Agency’s six Head Start centers have all achieved accreditation by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).  To be accredited means the agency’s Head Start program has achieved highest quality and reflects research-based, best practices in early childhood education.   Head Start children benefit because their learning environments are exciting, […]

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Robert Andrew to host Summer Block Party

Robert Andrew to host Summer Block Party

| July 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Robert Andrew Salon and Spa in Gambrills, MD has partnered with WRQX 107.3 to host a huge Summer Block Party with proceeds to benefit Chrysalis House. This event will be on On July 31st from 3p-7p 107.3 Radio Personality, Sarah Fraser and the WRQX Street Team will be there partying with us from 5p-7p and Louie, The Bowie Baysox Mascot will […]

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Volunteer opportunities abound in Anne Arundel

Volunteer opportunities abound in Anne Arundel

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at ask.aacvc@outlook.com or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Annapolis Youth Services Bureau This organization provides youth oriented comprehensive professional […]

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Frank family donates $3M to Anne Arundel Medical Center

Frank family donates $3M to Anne Arundel Medical Center

| July 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Families with babies born at AAMC’s birth center will soon have access to expanded services designed to enhance the patient and family’s experience thanks to a donation by Thomas J. Frank and his wife, Nancy. Today, the Frank family presented AAMC’s birth center with a $3 million donation that includes a cash donation and a […]

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Library presents free concert at Quiet Waters Park

Library presents free concert at Quiet Waters Park

| July 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Groove to the smooth sounds of the Caribbean with Kevin Martin & The Geckos at a free, outdoor concert. The event will provide summer fun with plenty of audience participation and entertainment for all. The park’s normal $6 entrance fee will be waived for concertgoers. Make sure to bring your lawn chairs, blankets and dance […]

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Junior League to host new member open house

Junior League to host new member open house

| July 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. invites women in the community who are interested in learning more about joining the Junior League to attend their New Member Open House on August 15, 2015 from 11:30 – 1:30 p.m. in Severna Park. All women over the age of 21 years, living in Anne Arundel County and its […]

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Four AACC student-athletes earn NJCAA academic awards

Four AACC student-athletes earn NJCAA academic awards

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Four Anne Arundel Community College student-athletes received National Junior College Athletic Association Academic Student-Athlete Awards for the 2014-2015 year. Ashley Wilkins of Pasadena, a Chesapeake High School graduate who played midfield and goalie for women’s soccer and ran cross country, was one of only 185 student-athletes in the nation to earn the top Pinnacle Award […]

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AAACCVB details August events in the area

AAACCVB details August events in the area

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout August 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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Van’s Warped Tour rolls into Merriweather with some turbulance

Van’s Warped Tour rolls into Merriweather with some turbulance

| July 20, 2015 | 2 Comments

Once a year the youth of America don their band t’s and tank tops and gather at the local date of Warped Tour. Over the weekend Merriweather Post Pavilion hosted the traveling carnival of tents and stages to the delight of thousands in the area. Music fans of all ages gathered to listen to over a […]

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Disabled veteran pays it forward with Blasting for the Brave

Disabled veteran pays it forward with Blasting for the Brave

| July 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Retired Army veteran, Captain Ferris Butler and his wife, Laura, announce their second annual fundraiser, Blasting for the Brave, to support two top-rated military nonprofits. ‘Blasting for the Brave: Round 2’ is a Sporting Clays Tournament and family fun day that will take place on Saturday, September 19th at the Point at Pintail on Maryland’s […]

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