Tag: Nonprofit organization

Bello Machre receives $10K grant

Bello Machre receives $10K grant

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bello Machre is pleased to announce today that it has received a $10,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to welcome four adults into one of its new wheelchair-accessible homes. “Bello Machre’s work with people who are developmentally disabled is incredibly important to the Anne Arundel community,” said David Millman, Maryland and Baltimore […]

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The Naval Academy Spouses’ and Civilians’ Club to host Holiday Luncheon

The Naval Academy Spouses’ and Civilians’ Club to host Holiday Luncheon

| December 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Naval Academy Spouses’ and Civilians’ Club will host their annual holiday luncheon on Monday, December 8, 2014, at the DoubleTree Hotel, 210 Holiday Court, Annapolis, starting at 10:00am with shopping at Temptations Gift Shop from the Navy Yard followed by a buffet luncheon at 11:30am. There will be entertainment and a raffle for a variety of donated items with […]

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Pushups for lymphoma

Pushups for lymphoma

| November 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Fans came out to support lymphoma research and Houston Texan David Quessenberry’s fight against cancer during the Georgia Southern VS. Navy game in Annapolis on November 15th.. Outside of Navy’s stadium, where people will be able to participate in the DQStrong “10 for 10 Campaign,” a grassroots movement that asks supporters to do 10 pushups […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks grant and scholarship applicants

Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks grant and scholarship applicants

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is currently seeking applications and nominations for its 2015 annual scholarship and awards program. Launched in 1998, the Trust’s Annual Awards Program honors students, teachers, individuals, communities and organizations for their work to promote education, improve local communities and help restore the Chesapeake Bay. Currently the Trust is soliciting applications and/or nominations […]

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Jing Ying Annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction

Jing Ying Annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi (www.JingYing.org), based in Arnold, will be holding their 11th annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction on Saturday, December 20, 2014, 3-4:30pm (auction closes at 4pm). The fundraiser supports SPAN, Inc. SPAN (Serving People Across Neighborhoods) provides financial assistance, food and referral services to those in crisis […]

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Chief Kevin Davis stepping down December 1st

Chief Kevin Davis stepping down December 1st

| November 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Police Chief Kevin Davis will resign effective December 1, 2014.  There has been speculation if the Chief would retain his position ever since Laura Neuman lost the primary for County Executive. County Executive Elect, Steve Schuh, did not commit one way or the other on retaining the chief or fire chief Michael […]

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Unity Gardens provides grant to Annapolis Roads community

Unity Gardens provides grant to Annapolis Roads community

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Earlier this month, the Annapolis Roads community got a little more beautiful thanks to a $1000 grant from Unity Gardens. Unity Gardens is a non-profit organization based in Anne Arundel County that supports the building of community partnerships through the creation of greening projects, environmental enhancement and education . Projects are funded up to $1,000 […]

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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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Do you care? You can this week! Please help!

Do you care? You can this week! Please help!

| September 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

During 44 combined years of teaching, Leo and Diane Zerhusen had seen so many children coming to school without adequate clothes, school supplies or food to eat that they felt they had to do something to help. Lisa Hurka Covington was shattered when her lovely, talented sister shot herself at the age of 28. Lucinda […]

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Providence Center fall gala scheduled for October

Providence Center fall gala scheduled for October

| September 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

Providence Center will honor “The Inspiration in All of Us” at its annual fall gala on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at the Loews Annapolis Hotel.  The event raises funds to support the programs and services Providence Center provides for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Anne Arundel County. “The Inspiration in All of Us” […]

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Bello Machre announces Hertha and Jesse Adams  Ray of Hope Program

Bello Machre announces Hertha and Jesse Adams Ray of Hope Program

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Hertha and Jesse Adams Charitable Trust helps many individuals and families in need of emergency respite care and in-home support services.  In recognition of their generosity, Bello Machre hereby names The Hertha and Jesse Adams Ray of Hope Program.  This important program will continue to change the lives of people with developmental disabilities for […]

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Clawdia, Shelly, or Edgar B. Pinchon–who will win?

Clawdia, Shelly, or Edgar B. Pinchon–who will win?

| July 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

The quest to name Maryland’s famous blue crab on the Treasure the Chesapeake license plate has begun. During the past two weeks, more than 1,000 names have been submitted to the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s “Name our Crab” competition. Residents from Maryland and throughout the country have suggested their most creative and funny name ideas for […]

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Miles River cruise with CBMM on Thursday

Miles River cruise with CBMM on Thursday

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD invites the public to join the Midshore Riverkeeper® Conservancy’s (MRC) Drew Koslow aboard CBMM’s authentic buyboat, Winnie Estelle, for an up-close and personal exploration of the Miles River’s unique habitat and ecology. Participants learn how […]

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Arundel Lodge receives 3 year CARF accreditation

Arundel Lodge receives 3 year CARF accreditation

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

CARF International announced that Arundel Lodge has been accredited for a period of three years for all of its applicable programs and services. This is the first time Arundel Lodge has sought accreditation from CARF International. This decision by CARF International represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and […]

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Labrador retrievers to take over Quiet Waters Park

Labrador retrievers to take over Quiet Waters Park

| June 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Next Saturday, Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis will be full of bounding labrador retrievers participating in the Annual Lab Rescue Dog  Walk. The event benefits the Lab Rescue of the LRCP (Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac) is a volunteer driven, non-profit organization with a two-fold mission: rescue, foster and place homeless, abused, and/or abandoned Labrador […]

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Bello Machre receives $5K from Northrop Grumman

Bello Machre receives $5K from Northrop Grumman

| May 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bello Machre was recently presented with a $5,000 check from the ECHO Group of Northrop Grumman Corporation to help provide loving care and supported emergency services to adults in one of its new fully accessible homes. The Employees Charity Organization (ECHO) of Northrop Grumman, established in 1956, is a non-profit agency that provides a means […]

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Great Give pulls in $675,000 in 24 hours

Great Give pulls in $675,000 in 24 hours

| May 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

A year ago, Bess Langbein, the Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County was riding high after raising $606,000 in 24 hours in an inaugural event. He smile took a different turn when the bar was set for 2014–$1 million dollars!  It was a tall order and a very aggressive goal. Ultimately, […]

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K&B True Value offers fundraising program

K&B True Value offers fundraising program

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

K&B True Value is pleased to offer local non-profit and youth organizations a unique no-risk fundraising opportunity: “Popcorn for a Purpose.” K&B True Value will set an organization up at the front of the store at a table with the store’s popcorn machine, supplies, and a donation jar. The organization’s volunteer(s) operates the popcorn machine […]

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New Horizons Supported Services golf tournament (May 2, 2014)

New Horizons Supported Services golf tournament (May 2, 2014)

| April 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

New Horizons Supported Services, Inc. and the Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce are jointly hosting “A Fairway to Help” Golf Tournament on Friday, May 2, 2014, at the Bowie Golf & Country Club, 7420 Laurel-Bowie Road, Bowie, MD. The cost is $125 per player and $450 per foursome. Registration is at 8:00 am with a […]

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30 days until The Great Give (May 7-8, 2014)

30 days until The Great Give (May 7-8, 2014)

| April 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) will host The Great Give 2014 from 6 PM on May 7 to 6 PM on May 8, 2014. The Great Give is a 24-hour online fundraiser designed to raise funds to support Anne Arundel County nonprofit organizations and to strengthen a “give local” spirit throughout the […]

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5K run and dog walk to support veterans

5K run and dog walk to support veterans

| April 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

America’s VetDogs® – The Veteran’s K-9 Corps® (www.VetDogs.org) is excited to host the Fourth Annual Annapolis 5K Run & Dog Walk (www.5K.vetdogs.org) to benefit America’s VetDogs, a non-profit organization that provides guide and service dogs, free of charge, to disabled veterans of all eras at no cost to them. The event takes place at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis, Maryland on Sunday, […]

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Shamrock kitties at the SPCA

Shamrock kitties at the SPCA

| March 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, March 13th the SPCA of Anne Arundel County transferred 18 cats from Anne Arundel County Animal Control to their shelter.  As a private nonprofit organization that operates solely on the donations from the community, the SPCA of Anne Arundel County provides shelter and humane care to over 2,000 homeless animals per year.  Majority […]

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