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Help Walk the Walk fill backpacks this summer

Help Walk the Walk fill backpacks this summer

| July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Help make a difference in your community this summer. Walk the Walk is inviting you to climb aboard their colorful trailer filled with school supplies to fill a backpack for a $30 donation. Walk the Walk is excited to work with Anne Arundel County’s Department of Human Resources & their Back to School program again […]

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Navy becomes member of American Athletic Conference

Navy becomes member of American Athletic Conference

| July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

After 134 years as an Independent in football, the Naval Academy officially became a member of the American Athletic Conference this morning. Joining a conference in football had been discussed for nearly a decade and Navy formally accepted an invitation to join the Big East on January 24, 2012 and kept that commitment when the […]

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BEWARE: July 4th weekend is deadliest driving weekend of the year

BEWARE: July 4th weekend is deadliest driving weekend of the year

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, during the July 4th holiday period between 2009 -2013, 750 people lost their lives in drunk driving crashes involving drivers with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher. As always, do not drink and drive. In the most recent year that we have […]

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Navy Football Fan Fest scheduled for August 8th

Navy Football Fan Fest scheduled for August 8th

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Navy fans are invited to the 2015 Navy Football Fan Fest/Media Day on Saturday, August 8 from 10 a.m.-12 noon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Navy players will sign autographs on the blue side (press box side) concourse from 10:00-11:00 AM., before moving down to the field to interact with the fans on the field. Fan Fest activities will include interactive inflatable games, giveaways and live music. The first 250 […]

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AAACCVB lays out July events in Anne Arundel County

AAACCVB lays out July events in Anne Arundel County

| June 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

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 July 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest a roaring success

Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest a roaring success

| June 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Bay Events announced  that the 2015 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival was a huge success. After holding a smaller festival in Southern Maryland in 2014, the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival (CBBF) returned to Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Maryland  in May 2015.  “Not only did we offset a fairly large deficit from 2014, the […]

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Library thrilled with passage of Schuh’s budget

Library thrilled with passage of Schuh’s budget

| June 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

The future of the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) system looks brighter after a series of actions were taken earlier this month by County Executive Steven. R. Schuh and members of the County Council to improve and protect the county’s libraries. On June 9th, the County Executive and County Councilman Chris Trumbauer announced a compromise […]

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Free diabetes workshop scheduled at AAMC

Free diabetes workshop scheduled at AAMC

| June 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities and the Anne Arundel Medical Center will be partnering to present free Diabetes workshops next month. The workshops will be held in the Belcher Pavilion at the Anne Arundel Medical Center. The “Living Well With Diabetes” workshop is appropriate for participants with Pre-Diabetes, or Type 2 […]

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Schuh’s new budget embraces controlling the heroin epidemic

Schuh’s new budget embraces controlling the heroin epidemic

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Council today embraced County  Executive Steve Schuh’s budget plan to address the growing heroin crisis in Anne Arundel County.  “The enacted budget will be making strategic investments in education, health, and public safety to fight this problem from every angle.” said Schuh. “I thank the Council for embracing my budget plan […]

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Ginger Cover residents help the Bay with new oysters

Ginger Cover residents help the Bay with new oysters

| June 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Five residents of the Ginger Cove retirement community in Annapolis are participating in the Oyster Restoration Project operated by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Meade Rudasill, Gene Avallone, Dwight Barlett, and Bill Clark have joined John Kenny, who has been running the oyster gardening program at Ginger Cove for […]

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Andrew Redman joins Glen Burnie’s Weichert Realtors – Platinum Service

Andrew Redman joins Glen Burnie’s Weichert Realtors – Platinum Service

| June 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Weichert Realtors® – Platinum Service, covering the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area, is proud to announce Andrew Redman has joined their office as a real estate agent. Redman is serving property buyers and sellers in Anne Arundel, Eastern Shore, Prince Georges and Montgomery counties. “Andrew is a great addition to our team of real estate specialists,” said […]

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Weitzman president named YWCA TWIN Award recipient

Weitzman president named YWCA TWIN Award recipient

| June 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Margriet Mitchell, president of Weitzman Agency, was recently presented with the prestigious Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) Award from the YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. For the past 30 years, the YWCA TWIN Award Program has honored women who exemplify excellence in executive-level positions, demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities, have top-level responsibility for […]

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Maryland Boating Safety Class this weekend

Maryland Boating Safety Class this weekend

| June 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Get your Boating Safety Class Card in one weekend. You need it if you were born after July 1972 to legally operate a recreational vessel in Maryland. This course awards the card for all who attend the course and pass the test with an 80% or higher. The class is being offered on a weekend […]

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Exhibit: Baltimore Protests 2015 by Devin Allen

Exhibit: Baltimore Protests 2015 by Devin Allen

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Devin Allen: Awakenings, In a New Light, the first solo show of Baltimore photographer Devin Allen, exhibits images of the 2015 Baltimore protests and debuts a new community space inside the Reginald F. Lewis Museum called Lewis Now. The 27-year old photographer graced the cover of Time Magazine in May, making him only the third amateur photographer to do so. […]

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Leukemia Cup raises nearly $250K

Leukemia Cup raises nearly $250K

| June 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Maryland Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society held the Annual Annapolis Leukemia Cup Regatta on May 29th and 30th. It was a record breaking year with 103 boats participating in the Regatta and $247,000 raised for the mission of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Leukemia Cup Sailing Regatta […]

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2 exhibits opening at Annapolis Maritime Museum

2 exhibits opening at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| June 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

For the first time the Annapolis Watercolor Club and the Annapolis Arts Alliance will present a combined show at the Annapolis Maritime Museum from June 25 to July 19.  A joint reception will be held on Sunday June 28 from 3 to 5 p.m.  The Museum is open to the public,Thursday through Sunday, from 11a.m. […]

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County department of aging recognizes co-worker for national conference presentation

County department of aging recognizes co-worker for national conference presentation

| June 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities proudly recognizes Sanya Smith for recently presenting a workshop at the AIRS International Conference in Dallas, Texas, on the future of Information and Referral/Assistance in relation to innovative outreach.    Ms. Smith, along with a team of professionals of the Information & Assistance Program within the Department […]

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10 AACC students complete police academy

10 AACC students complete police academy

| June 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ten students were recognized as graduates of Anne Arundel Community College’s Police Entrance-Level Training Academy at a Police Academy Completion Ceremony June 5 at the Arnold campus. Providing the keynote address was Judge Wanda Keyes Heard, associate judge of the Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit. The top academic student, Recruit Officer Graduate Stephen […]

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Inn at Horn Point wins TripAdvisor Hall of Fame Award

Inn at Horn Point wins TripAdvisor Hall of Fame Award

| June 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Inn at Horn Point, an Annapolis Bed & Delicious Breakfast, announced that it has been recognized as a Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winner by TripAdvisor®. The Certificate of Excellence award celebrates an exceptional achievement in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently attract a significant level of online traveller reviews. […]

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West Annapolis Artworks: Colors of Summer

West Annapolis Artworks: Colors of Summer

| June 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

West Annapolis Artworks presents an exhibit of art work that is a vibrant array of summer-themed words by well-known local and regional artists.  This exhibit opened June 1, and will remain on view through August 24.  Join their celebration of all things summer for a lively reception with food, refreshments and collaborative live painting by […]

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AACC hosts Marty Knepp Memorial Concert June 20th

AACC hosts Marty Knepp Memorial Concert June 20th

| June 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College will host a Marty Knepp Memorial Concert on Saturday, June 20, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. “Marty was a highly esteemed colleague and teacher at AACC, as well as being much loved […]

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Overcome math anxiety at AACC

Overcome math anxiety at AACC

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Don’t let past struggles in a math keep you from pursuing your educational or career goals. Anne Arundel Community College is offering free, two-hour Overcoming Math Anxiety workshops this summer that will give you new approaches and the confidence to succeed in college math courses. The workshop leader will discuss recent research findings in neuroscience […]

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