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  • The ABC's Of CleaningExclusive

    By Misty Schulze
    Summer isn't a distant memory yet, but it is time to consider how busy you're going to be with a new schedule while still juggling your everyday schedule. Whew! I am already exhausted just thinking about it! So, you may already have a cleaning company. This is not just a luxury for...
  • Department of Health Fights Waterborne Illness Through Testing

    By Voice Media
    Sally Levine of the Anne Arundel County Department of Health discuss what measures are taken each year to ensure that swimmers are safe in county waterways. Their mission aloows for the reduction in waterborne illnesses for beach users. For more information and to follow along with weekly water...
  • Providence Center To Open Retail ShopExclusive

    By Voice Media
    Providence Center, a nonprofit organization in Anne Arundel County that serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, April 23, for its new Gifts That Give retail store, which is located at its Baldwin Industries...
  • Bestselling Odenton Author Dr. Mary Manz Simon Inspires Grandmothers To Leave A Legacy

    By Voice Media
    “Faith Footprints with My Grandchild” (Broadstreet Publishing, April 2016) offers devotions and guided journaling for grandmothers, with corresponding faith-based activities for children.
    “Leaving a legacy is on the mind of every grandmother,” said Dr. Mary Manz Simon....
  • Help Fight Substance Abuse And Addiction In The Community

    By Anonymous
    The Lance Ryan Eager Fund, a component of the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, was established in 2016 to help individuals struggling with substance abuse disorders to get the treatment necessary to start them on their journey to recovery. It is named for Lance Eager, a Pasdena native who died of a drug overdose at the age of 20 in July of 2014.

    On Saturday, March 26 from 7:00 p.m. to midnight, The Lance Ryan Eager Fund is partnering with Opportunity Ministries Inc. (501c) to hold a Bull and Shrimp Roast at the Orchard Beach Volunteer Fire Department Banquet Hall.  Please contact Ann Youngblood for tickets or donations at 410-409-7390 or email ayoungblood3@gmail.com.

    Bull...

    Live Entertainment Will Put You In The Holiday Spirit

    By Dylan Roche
    Love singing along with your favorite holiday tunes on the radio? Or quoting the best lines from your preferred Christmas special when it airs on television? There’s something exciting about holiday entertainment and the way it awakens the spirit of the season in all of us. But there’s...
    • The new Snapchat geofilters for AACC reflect the college’s “Redesign” campaign and depict the River Hawk mascot.
      The new Snapchat geofilters for AACC reflect the college’s “Redesign” campaign and depict the River Hawk mascot.
    • The new Snapchat geofilters for AACC reflect the college’s “Redesign” campaign and depict the River Hawk mascot.
      The new Snapchat geofilters for AACC reflect the college’s “Redesign” campaign and depict the River Hawk mascot.

    Anne Arundel Community College Gets New Snapchat Filters

    By Rob Odle
    Students using Snapchat on the campus of Anne Arundel Community College now have a unique feature that someone a few miles away does not: two brand-new AACC geofilters.
    Snapchat is a social media platform for mobile phones. Users take a photo or video, then send it to a friend. Once that friend...
  • Anne Arundel County Fair Promises A Fun Time For AllExclusive

    By Dave Topp
    For the 63rd consecutive year, county residents will be treated to the eclectic offerings and entertainment of the Anne Arundel County Fair. Held at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville, the 2015 rendition will begin on Wednesday, September 16, and continue through Sunday, September...
  • Anne Arundel Volunteers To Commemorate 9/11Exclusive

    By Voice Media
    On Saturday, September 12, the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center will commemorate Marylanders who have lost their lives in service to their country, including those who died in the 9/11 attacks. The day will begin at 8:30am with a brief ceremony at the Maryland World War II Memorial, located in...
    • Nakia Barriteau, the new internship coordinator at Anne Arundel Community College, is seeking businesses, nonprofit organizations and government agencies to participate in the college’s internship program.Photo Provided
      Nakia Barriteau, the new internship coordinator at Anne Arundel Community College, is seeking businesses, nonprofit organizations and government agencies to participate in the college’s internship program.

    Creating Opportunities For Students And EmployersExclusive

    By Voice Media
    AACC’s New Internship Coordinator Wants To Match Skills With Needs

    Nakia Barriteau, Anne Arundel Community College’s new internship coordinator, is seeking businesses, nonprofit organizations and government agencies to participate in the college’s internship program....

  • Check Out These Opportunities Through The Volunteer CenterExclusive

    By Voice Media
    Many volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, visit www.aacvc.org.

    Annapolis Craft Beer & Music Festival – Saturday, September 12
    This large event at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial...

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    • Each year, the Maryland Seafood Festival brings an eclectic mix of music, entertainment and food to Anne Arundel County. This year’s festivities will be held on September 12 and 13 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis.
      Each year, the Maryland Seafood Festival brings an eclectic mix of music, entertainment and food to Anne Arundel County. This year’s festivities will be held on September 12 and 13 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis.


    Entertainment And Cuisine Collide At 48th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival

    By Sharon Mager
    Seafood, arts, crafts, games, exhibits and music on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay will all add up to an end-of-summertime day of fun in the sun at this year’s Maryland Seafood Festival, which will be held from 10:00am to 9:00pm on Saturday, September 12, and 10:00am to 7:00pm on Sunday,...
    • Doug Alberts (left), pastor of Grace Baptist Church, will retire at the end of August and will be succeeded by Gordon Fox.Photo Provided
      Doug Alberts (left), pastor of Grace Baptist Church, will retire at the end of August and will be succeeded by Gordon Fox.

    Grace Baptist Church Honors Retiring Leadership And Welcomes New Additions

    By Sharon Mager
    Doug Alberts, pastor of Grace Baptist Church of Sunset Beach, will retire on August 30. “It’s about time,” Alberts quipped. “I’m 80 years old! I came as an interim 13 years ago and stayed.”

    The church, tucked into the beachfront neighborhood, walking distance...

    • The compassionate staff members at Spring Arbor have been enthusiastic about getting to know the local community so they can form partnerships with other organizations and better serve their senior residents.Photo Provided
      The compassionate staff members at Spring Arbor have been enthusiastic about getting to know the local community so they can form partnerships with other organizations and better serve their senior residents.

    Newly Opened Spring Arbor Values Community PartnershipsExclusive

    By Dylan Roche
    After months of construction and outreach, Spring Arbor of Severna Park officially opened on June 30, and in the month since then, the senior home has welcomed new residents weekly, and the business leaders, who have been in the area since October to build partnerships with local organizations, are...
  • How To Protect Yourself And Create A Tick-Free YardExclusive

    By Kendra Burnett - Mosquito Squad
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that the number of Lyme disease incidents in northeastern states has increased 320 percent since 1993. The disease is expanding geographically in all directions beyond the traditional high-risk areas, and scientists aren’...
  • 2015 Nominations Being Accepted For Volunteer Project Hall of Fame Awards

    By Voice Media
    Do you know an outstanding volunteer who deserves recognition? The organizers of the 11th annual Volunteer Project Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon are seeking nominations. The winners will be recognized during a ceremony on Thursday, November 5, from 11:30am to 2:00pm at the Blue Dolphin Restaurant in...
  • AACC Foundation And Arundel Federal Savings Bank To Host Golf TournamentExclusive

    By Voice Media
    Proceeds To Benefit AACC’s Entrepreneurial Studies Program And Scholarships

    The Anne Arundel Community College Foundation and Arundel Federal Savings Bank are teaming up for their 10th annual charity golf tournament on August 27. The successful and long-running tournament has raised more...

  • Midas To Hold Blood Drive July 31

    By Voice Media
    Call it a fluid exchange: Midas of Pasadena will hold a community blood drive on Friday, July 31, and all presenting donors will receive a coupon for a free oil change compliments of Midas! The American Red Cross bloodmobile will be at Midas (8158 Ritchie Highway in Pasadena) from 12:30pm to 6:00pm...
    • Fat Albert, a C-130 Hercules military cargo plane, wows crowds with a variety of maneuvers including steep climbs and sharp banks as the opening act of every Blue Angels air show.Photos by Meredith Thompson
      Fat Albert, a C-130 Hercules military cargo plane, wows crowds with a variety of maneuvers including steep climbs and sharp banks as the opening act of every Blue Angels air show.
    •  Gunnery Sergeant Micah Bachtold delivered the second of three briefings before the media and active-duty military boarded Fat Albert, warning them that it would be a “pretty dynamic” flight.Photos by Meredith Thompson
      Gunnery Sergeant Micah Bachtold delivered the second of three briefings before the media and active-duty military boarded Fat Albert, warning them that it would be a “pretty dynamic” flight.
    • Captain Katie Higgins, the first female pilot to fly with the Blue Angels, briefed her crew on the maneuvers they would perform, then provided the third and final safety briefing for the nearly 40 media and military members who would ride in Fat Albert.Photos by Meredith Thompson
      Captain Katie Higgins, the first female pilot to fly with the Blue Angels, briefed her crew on the maneuvers they would perform, then provided the third and final safety briefing for the nearly 40 media and military members who would ride in Fat Albert.
    • Captain Katie Higgins, the first female pilot to fly with the Blue Angels, briefed her crew on the maneuvers they would perform, then provided the third and final safety briefing for the nearly 40 media and military members who would ride in Fat Albert.Photos by Meredith Thompson
      Captain Katie Higgins, the first female pilot to fly with the Blue Angels, briefed her crew on the maneuvers they would perform, then provided the third and final safety briefing for the nearly 40 media and military members who would ride in Fat Albert.
    • Bare Bones: Despite his flashy paint job, the interior of Fat Albert quickly reminds riders that the C-130 is a working military aircraft. Small portholes serve as windows and blue cloth benches line the fuselage.Photos by Meredith Thompson
      Bare Bones: Despite his flashy paint job, the interior of Fat Albert quickly reminds riders that the C-130 is a working military aircraft. Small portholes serve as windows and blue cloth benches line the fuselage.
    • Nearly 30 active-duty military men and women found their seats and buckled up for the ride of their lives.Photos by Meredith Thompson
      Nearly 30 active-duty military men and women found their seats and buckled up for the ride of their lives.
    • Members of Fat Albert’s crew used a metal ladder in the rear of the plane to maintain their balance throughout the rigorous demonstration. During moments of weightlessness, their legs flew up above their heads as they held onto the rungs.Photos by Meredith Thompson
      Members of Fat Albert’s crew used a metal ladder in the rear of the plane to maintain their balance throughout the rigorous demonstration. During moments of weightlessness, their legs flew up above their heads as they held onto the rungs.
    • Spectators waved as Fat Albert got into position to perform the flat pass at just 50 feet above the water during the Ocean City Air Show on June 13.Photos by Meredith Thompson
      Spectators waved as Fat Albert got into position to perform the flat pass at just 50 feet above the water during the Ocean City Air Show on June 13.
    • Photos by Meredith Thompson
    • Appearing to be on his side, Fat Albert performed the 60-degree parade pass for spectators on the beach during the Ocean City Air Show on June 13.Photos by Meredith Thompson
      Appearing to be on his side, Fat Albert performed the 60-degree parade pass for spectators on the beach during the Ocean City Air Show on June 13.
    • The Blue Angels have included the C-130 in their demonstrations since 1970.Photos by Meredith Thompson
      The Blue Angels have included the C-130 in their demonstrations since 1970.

    Ride Of A Lifetime: Flying With The Blue Angels Aboard Fat Albert AirlinesExclusive

    By Meredith Thompson
    I hadn’t vomited in more than five years, and as I sat strapped to the cloth bench awaiting takeoff, holding my “motion sickness bag” in one hand and my camera in the other, I silently prayed my ride on the Blue Angels’ Fat Albert wouldn’t break that streak....
  • In His FY2016 Budget, Schuh Lets Vision For The County Take Shape

    By Peter Crispino
    On the campaign trail last year, then-candidate Steve Schuh recited at every opportunity his vision for county government: a property tax cut, smaller county high schools and more public safety spending. In his first budget since being elected county executive, the Gibson Island Republican followed...
    • The Ann Arundel chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution is active in events that aid veterans and preserve history. (L-R) Vice-regent and Severna Park resident Mary Fisher, regent Cheryl Kaminska and ex-regent Susan Morrison are three members of a dedicated group of 150.Photo by Zach Sparks
      The Ann Arundel chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution is active in events that aid veterans and preserve history. (L-R) Vice-regent and Severna Park resident Mary Fisher, regent Cheryl Kaminska and ex-regent Susan Morrison are three members of a dedicated group of 150.
    • The Rising Sun Inn on General’s Highway in Crownsville serves as the meeting spot of the Ann Arundel chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution. George Washington and Count de Rochambeau traveled on General’s Highway during the Revolutionary War.Photo by Zach Sparks
      The Rising Sun Inn on General’s Highway in Crownsville serves as the meeting spot of the Ann Arundel chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution. George Washington and Count de Rochambeau traveled on General’s Highway during the Revolutionary War.

    Daughters Of The American Revolution Celebrates History And Patriotism

    By Zach Sparks
    There are more than 150 members of the Ann Arundel chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), ranging in age from 19 to 90, yet each person has a unique reason for joining the nonprofit. Some like that the chapter is the only one in Maryland to own a historic building – The Rising...

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