Tag: Maryland

Mitchell Gallery to host lecture series on architecture in Annapolis

Mitchell Gallery to host lecture series on architecture in Annapolis

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College will present a lecture series on Annapolis architecture from the 18th through 21st centuries. Led by local historians, architects, and scholars, the series addresses the question of how to “read” buildings by identifying style, design, and historical context. The lectures will be held in the Conversation Room in Mellon […]

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Arts Council distributes $400K to local arts organizations

Arts Council distributes $400K to local arts organizations

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County distributed checks to 35 county arts and historic preservation groups on October 15th. The grants ranged in size from $1,000 to $63,100 for fiscal year 2015, totaled 400,000. The following organizations received Art Grant Awards: All Children’s Chorus of Annapolis                           $8,000 Annapolis Chamber Players                                       $3,000 Annapolis Film Festival                                             […]

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AACC advisor chosen as national role model for mentoring

AACC advisor chosen as national role model for mentoring

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leon C. Thomas III, a student success and retention advisor at Anne Arundel Community College, received the 2014 Minority Access Role Model award as a mentor at the Minority Access’ National Role Models Conference Oct. 3-5, in Washington, D.C. Although several national awards were given, Thomas was the sole recipient of the national mentor award […]

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Open Eye Gallery to open special show on November 14th

Open Eye Gallery to open special show on November 14th

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Arundel Lodge is having a special art show on Friday, Nov 14 from 6-8.  Members and friends of the Open Eye Gallery will be showing their work at ” Reflections, Celebrating the Artistic Identity of a Healing Community”. Music, food and drinks, and a workshop will be available. Admission is free. Our goal is to […]

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Peppermill Projects moves into Annapolis Design District

Peppermill Projects moves into Annapolis Design District

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Peppermill Projects, a MD-headquartered graphic design and branding company specializing in brand management and marketing, has moved offices. The new office is located at 1799 McGuckian Street, right in the heart of the Annapolis Design District. This move and expansion is the result of increasing customer demand, which in turn led to company growth and […]

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Maryland Capitol Police rejuvenate bike patrols in Annapolis

Maryland Capitol Police rejuvenate bike patrols in Annapolis

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Bike patrols are back at the Annapolis Capital Complex, thanks to a partnership between Maryland Capitol Police (MCP) and Maryland National Capital Park Police (MNCPP).  Four MCP security and police officers recently completed specialized training from MNCPP and are now bike patrol certified. The bikes enable officers to cover more ground than by foot, increase […]

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Schuh gains support of former 2- term Democrat County Executive

Schuh gains support of former 2- term Democrat County Executive

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive candidate Steve Schuh was endorsed today by former County Executive O. James Lighthizer, Sr. “This election goes beyond partisan issues,” said Lighthizer, a Democrat who served two terms as County Executive from 1982 to 1990. “I supported George Johnson in 2006 because I believed he was the best man for the […]

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Schuh secures endorsements from Capital and Sun newspapers

Schuh secures endorsements from Capital and Sun newspapers

| October 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive candidate Steve Schuh is gaining momentum with endorsements from both major local newspapers, The Baltimore Sun and The Capital. “New development falls outside of the tax cap, and provided that Mr. Schuh can foster economic growth, his plans should work,” the Sun editors write. “And this is where Mr. Schuh’s background […]

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South County Candidate put on notice by State Board of Elections

South County Candidate put on notice by State Board of Elections

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Seth Howard, a Republican candidate for the Maryland House of Delegates in District 30-B has fallen behind on his campaign reporting for the second election cycle and received a Show Cause Letter from the State Board of Elections. Howard was a candidate in 2010 and again in 2014 and during the two election cycles has […]

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CBMM hosts author Don Parks for book signing November 8, 9

CBMM hosts author Don Parks for book signing November 8, 9

| October 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, November 8-9, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s store will host local author and museum volunteer Don Parks to sign his four books, Chesapeake Splendor, Chesapeake Winds and Tides, Chesapeake People and his most recent release, Chesapeake Men, Their Stories, Their Memories. Chesapeake Men, Their Stories, […]

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Bus stop shelters returning to Annapolis

Bus stop shelters returning to Annapolis

| October 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

Annapolis is getting more bus stop shelters!  Mayor Pantelides was spotted this morning along Hilltop Lane with Annapolis Department of Public Works crews installing a new shelter. Under former Mayor Josh Cohen, most of the City’s shelters were removed when the City changed vendors. Annapolis was shelter-less for more than a year as details of […]

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Junior League host 8th Annual Volunteers on the Run 5K

Junior League host 8th Annual Volunteers on the Run 5K

| October 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. will host its eighth annual Jennifer Summers Barrett Memorial Volunteers on the Run 5K race on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 8:30 AM at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis. The annual race will start at the Red Maple Pavilion at Quiet Waters Park and will feature a 3-mile run along […]

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8 area residents receive Annie Award for contribution to arts community

8 area residents receive Annie Award for contribution to arts community

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Annie Awards: Visual Arts — David Diaz: plein air painter and president of the board of Maryland Federation for the Arts Arts Educator — Lori Snyder: senior manager of Anne Arundel County schools performing & visual arts magnet programs […]

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Free caregiver workshop offered

Free caregiver workshop offered

| October 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to present an educational workshop for family caregivers.  The October workshop, “Dementia Caregiving 101” presented by Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCWD-C, will be held on October 28 at the Arnold Senior Activity Center.  The workshop is presented at no cost to the public by the National Family Caregiver […]

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What’s new in Anne Arundel County

What’s new in Anne Arundel County

| October 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau is always on top of everything in Anne Arundel County and they have sent us this list of special events and anniversaries and happenings this fall!  Grab your pencils and mark your calendars! There’s a lot that’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland this […]

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Schuh endorsed by County’s largest labor union

Schuh endorsed by County’s largest labor union

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delegate Steve Schuh was endorsed for Anne Arundel County Executive today by AFSCME Local 582 and Local 2563, groups that represent more than 800 County employees. “Steve Schuh understands that in order to continue to provide the excellent services that the citizens of Anne Arundel County expect and deserve, you must hire and retain excellent […]

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Free music on Thursdays in Annapolis

Free music on Thursdays in Annapolis

| October 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

St. Anne’s Church in Annapolis is the musical place to be on Thursdays in October and November.  The fall St. Anne’s Concert Series kicked off on Oct. 16th with the first free concert in the church featuring the Russian vocal quartet, Lyra. These one-hour concerts are the perfect way to ease into a night on […]

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Slippery, slimey, yuckky educational programs at Annapolis Maritime Museum

Slippery, slimey, yuckky educational programs at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Slippery, slimy, and scale-less, American eels are amazing animals. The Annapolis Maritime Museum announces a new educational program for families: Amazing American eels, who are native to the Chesapeake Bay, scheduled from 10:00-11:00am on Saturday October 25th.  Come to our Back Creek location for a hands-on exploration of eel habitats and even meet live eels! […]

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Junior League scheduled workshop

Junior League scheduled workshop

| October 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. (JLA) invites local Anne Arundel County organizations and governmental agencies, interested in applying to partner with JLA, to attend its three-hour workshop on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 9 A.M. in the Community Room located at 130 Lubrano Drive, Lower Level, Annapolis, Maryland. JLA currently focuses on the issue areas […]

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Google names Annapolis as Maryland’s 2014 eCity

Google names Annapolis as Maryland’s 2014 eCity

| October 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Google has named Annapolis as the 2014 eCity for the State of Maryland. The eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business communities in all fifty states. The businesses in these communities are embracing the web to find new customers, connect with existing clients and fuel their local economies. Annapolis joins the ranks of America’s leading cities in the […]

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Tip a cop this Saturday at Red Robin

Tip a cop this Saturday at Red Robin

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Red Robin® restaurants across the state have teamed up with local law enforcement to host the 9th annual Tip-A-Cop® fundraiser on Saturday, October 18 at 12 Red Robin® locations. Law enforcement officers will trade their ticket books for order pads and serve guests alongside Red Robin’s® wait staff, with tips benefitting Special Olympics Maryland, which […]

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Backroads & Byways of Chesapeake Bay author at CBMM’s October 25 OysterFest

Backroads & Byways of Chesapeake Bay author at CBMM’s October 25 OysterFest

| October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Saturday, October 25 from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., travel writer Leslie Atkins will be at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s store to meet the public and sign copies of her latest book, Backroads & Byways of Chesapeake Bay. The event coincides with OysterFest at the museum’s waterfront campus in St. Michaels, Md. Backroads […]

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