Tag: Maryland

Chesapeake Bay Trust announces annual award winners

Chesapeake Bay Trust announces annual award winners

| January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Chesapeake Bay Trust will announce the recipients of its 2015 Annual Awards Program at a ceremony held in the Maryland General Assembly. During the event, more than 150 Chesapeake Bay supporters will join Maryland legislators to honor six exceptional teachers, students, and environmental leaders for their outstanding contributions to education, Bay restoration and […]

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Champion’s Coile rises to top of powerful people in real estate list

Champion’s Coile rises to top of powerful people in real estate list

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

In his second year on the Swanepoel Power 200, Jon Coile, president and CEO of Champion Realty, has advanced to the top half of the 200-person ranking of the most powerful people in residential real estate. Coile jumped to the number 92 slot on the 2014-15 list, up from 132 a year ago.  The list […]

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February events by AAACCVB

February events by AAACCVB

| January 30, 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 February 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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Grain Surfboards coming to Annapolis and Chesapeake Light Craft

Grain Surfboards coming to Annapolis and Chesapeake Light Craft

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The soulful crew at Grain Surfboards will take their show on the road this spring with the “Right Coast Road Trip: Home Schooling the Atlantic Seaboard,” a series of six wooden board-building classes open to the public. The tour is made possible thanks to support from the forward thinking creators and innovators at Vissla. 2015 marks 10 years since […]

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CBMM to be featured on MPT’s <em>Chesapeake Collectibles</em>

CBMM to be featured on MPT’s Chesapeake Collectibles

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s floating fleet of historic boats will be featured in a segment of Maryland Public Television’s February 5 broadcast of its signature series, Chesapeake Collectibles. The floating fleet is part of the museum’s collection of Chesapeake Bay watercraft, and can be seen along CBMM’s waterfront campus in St. Michaels, MD. “We […]

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Calling artists with disabilities

Calling artists with disabilities

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Artists of all ages with disabilities who reside in Anne Arundel County are invited to submit artwork to the 2015 Artists Without Limits Art Exhibit. This exhibit will feature works of art created exclusively by Anne Arundel County artists with disabilities. The exhibit will kick off with an Opening Night Reception on April 16, 2015 […]

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Children of fallen service members to experience a day in the life of a Midshipman

Children of fallen service members to experience a day in the life of a Midshipman

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, Jan. 31, nearly 50 surviving children of America’s fallen military will experience “A Day in the Life of a Midshipman” at the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS). The children, ranging from ages 4 to 19, will learn about leading and mentoring others, overcoming adversity, and being […]

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Annapolis mansion fire ruled accidental; Christmas tree fueled conflagration

Annapolis mansion fire ruled accidental; Christmas tree fueled conflagration

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County authorities, along with the ATF have determined that the fire that destroyed a waterfront mansion in Annapolis and killed six people was accidental. Authorities believe that an electrical fire sparked the blaze in the great room of the 16,000 square foot mansion. A 15′ Christmas tree in the room was cited as […]

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7th annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival to begin in February

7th annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival to begin in February

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

World Artists Experiences and the International Division of Maryland’s Office of the Secretary of State invite the public to attend free screenings of five films in the Seventh Annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival.  The festival will run for five weeks beginning the week of February 2 and ending March 6 at five […]

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Maryland Day celebrations planned

Maryland Day celebrations planned

| January 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

For the eighth year in a row, Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town and South County is partnering with regional heritage organizations and businesses to showcase the area’s historical, cultural and natural heritage for visitors and residents of all ages. Events and activities will take place throughout the Maryland Day Celebration weekend […]

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Alleviating the school board’s special interest politics

Alleviating the school board’s special interest politics

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Between now and July 1, 2015, Governor Larry Hogan will appoint to the Anne Arundel Board of Education a majority (five of eight) of its adult members.  In doing so, he will be limited to choosing from among those nominated by the Anne Arundel School Board Nominating Commission, which is required by statute to submit […]

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Free basketball clinic at Key School on Saturday

Free basketball clinic at Key School on Saturday

| January 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Key’s Varsity Basketball Coaches are offering two instructional clinics for boys and girls in grades 1-4 on Saturday, January 31 at The Key School, 534 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis, MD 21403. The clinics are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required. Coach Joe Mathews, Coach Dan Mangum, their coaching staffs, and members of Key’s […]

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Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

| January 27, 2015 | 2 Comments

Surrounded by medical professionals, citizens, advocates, and the newly formed Heroin Action Taskforce, County Executive Steve Schuh today announced an executive order declaring a county-wide heroin public health emergency, directing county agencies to use “all best efforts” to eradicate the use of heroin in Anne Arundel County. “While we will not win this war overnight, […]

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Rotary Crab Feast date announced

Rotary Crab Feast date announced

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Annapolis is gearing up for its 70th annual Crab Feast scheduled for Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis.  This special event is not only the world’s largest crab feast but also a major fund-raiser which benefits local community and cultural […]

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iJet International relocates, expands Annapolis headquarters

iJet International relocates, expands Annapolis headquarters

| January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

iJET International, Inc., a leading provider of integrated risk management solutions, is proud to announce the opening of its technologically advanced, new headquarters in Annapolis, MD. This cutting-edge facility consolidates all of the Annapolis based company’s offices under a single roof to create one Global Integrated Operations Center, a state of the art environment designed […]

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Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

| January 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is pleased to announce that it has awarded $30,000 in funding for school enrichment projects to 11 elementary schools in its central Maryland service area as part of the third annual BGE Wires Down Video Challenge. The eleven winning schools and their videos were selected from a field of […]

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More than 5000 take the plunge for Special Olympics (PHOTOS)

More than 5000 take the plunge for Special Olympics (PHOTOS)

| January 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

…the land of the free and the home of the brave……… And with that 5000 seemingly sane people ran toward the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay yesterday afternoon at 1pm.  Some sort of religious ritual? Nope! Cult? Nope! A great cause? BINGO! It was the 19th annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge to […]

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Free kidney health screening set for March in Annapolis

Free kidney health screening set for March in Annapolis

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

To celebrate World Kidney Day and encourage people to learn their risks for developing kidney disease, the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland (NKF-MD) will hold a free KEY (Kidneys: Evaluate Yours) health screening in Annapolis. The screening will take place Thursday, Mar. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Comptroller of Maryland Treasury […]

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AACC encourages employers to sign up for April job fair

AACC encourages employers to sign up for April job fair

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Employers planning to hire workers this spring or summer should sign up now to have a booth at Anne Arundel Community College’s Spring Job Fair from noon-4 p.m. April 16, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The fair is open to jobseekers in the Maryland-Washington, D.C. Metro area […]

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AACC paralegal students among first to learn e-file court system

AACC paralegal students among first to learn e-file court system

| January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College paralegal studies students will be among the first to learn the new e-filing system as part of their training. Erin Gable, the instructional specialist for the Legal Studies Institute, incorporated e-filing into AACC’s course “Law Office Practice and Technology” (LGS 112) last fall, making AACC the first college in the state […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters hires Michelle Lawrence as Director of Marketing & Communications

Big Brothers Big Sisters hires Michelle Lawrence as Director of Marketing & Communications

| January 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake announced today that Michelle Lawrence has been hired as Director of Marketing and Communications, a first-of-its-kind role for the organization. Lawrence comes to Big Brothers Big Sisters from the second largest running organization in the country, Atlanta Track Club. She brings with her a variety of experience […]

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2 bodies discovered in rubble of Annapolis mansion fire (Video Update)

2 bodies discovered in rubble of Annapolis mansion fire (Video Update)

| January 21, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department said that two bodies were found in the rubble of the fire that destroyed a 16,000 square foot mansion in Annapolis.  There were a total of six people unaccounted for–2 adults and 4 children.   The bodies were found with the assistance of cadaver dogs which are specially trained […]

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