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By Edward Lee and Ellen Gamerman and Edward Lee and Ellen Gamerman,SUN STAFF | December 14, 1995
If Annapolis and Anne Arundel County tourism officials have their way, Marylanders may soon have to contend with throngs of out-of-state visitors to see the county's attractions.That is because the Maryland Tourism Development Board awarded a $48,000 grant yesterday to the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau to help local officials reach a wider national market.The board approved the grant in recognition of the visitors bureau's marketing, advertising and development programs, said Andrea Thomas, a spokeswoman with the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development.
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June 7, 2009
Boating safety course Course and test to be held 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. June 16 and 18 cover guidelines of law to operate a boat in Maryland waters. Ages 10 to adult. Cost is $25 per person. Register with the Annapolis Recreation and Parks Department by calling 410-263-7958 or go to annapolis.gov/recreation. Kids' bubble festival Event will be held 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Road in Annapolis. Admission is $3 for ages 1 and older. 410-990-1993.
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NEWS
June 20, 2004
Do you have favorite memories of family outings in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County? We'd like to hear about them - in writing (no more than 175 words, please). We'll publish some of them in the Anne Arundel Hometown Guide. Please mail stories to Mark Bomster, Anne Arundel County Bureau, Baltimore Sun, 60 West St., Annapolis 21401; or send them by fax to 410-269-4224 or e-mail to mark.bomster@ baltsun.com, with the subject field labeled Hometown Memories. Include a daytime phone number.
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By Marcia Cephus | September 28, 2008
Glen Burnie Bancorp declares share dividend Glen Burnie Bancorp's Board of Directors has declared a regular dividend of 10 cents per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on Oct. 6 to shareholders of record at the close of business Friday. . Arundel Federal Savings donates $15K to AACC Arundel Federal Savings Bank donated $15,000 from its third annual charity golf tournament at Compass Pointe Golf Course in Pasadena to the Anne Arundel Community College Foundation. The Anne Arundel Community College Foundation's mission is to secure and steward private funds to enhance the educational endeavors of the college.
NEWS
August 23, 2006
The seven candidates for Anne Arundel county executive will participate in a candidates forum tomorrow evening at Anne Arundel Community College. The debate will run from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Pascal Center on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. It is being sponsored by the college, the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce, Capital-Gazette Newspapers and Comcast. The moderator for the forum will be Carolyn Black-Sotir, an actress and journalist. Panel members include Tom Marquardt, executive editor of Capital-Gazette Newspapers; Anne Nelson, co-president of the League of Women Voters of Anne Arundel County; and a representative of the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce.
NEWS
November 1, 2004
Fund-raiser to benefit county YWCA programs The YWCA's Men Against Domestic Violence Committee will sponsor "Island Magic" from 7 p.m. to midnight Friday at the Chesapeake Bay Club in Stevensville. The annual fund-raiser for the YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County includes a traditional Caribbean feast and a performance by the band Mama Jama. The highlight of the evening will be a silent and live auction featuring jewelry, vacations and dozens of unique items. Tickets for a 50-50 raffle, with a split purse of $20,000, are available for $100.
NEWS
April 3, 2005
THE QUESTION: Does anyone respond to Anne Arundel County's Most Wanted, the local cable television show that invites viewers to turn in people? THE ANSWER: Yes. To date, callers have turned in 734 people whose photos -- often mug shots -- have graced the show, now in its 13th year. The show is a five-minute spot for the county's Comcast customers. It can be seen 55 minutes after the hour during breaks of Headline News. The "wanteds" have ranged from murder suspects to people who have failed to pay child support.
NEWS
October 8, 2001
Public Relations Society seeking award nominees The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County chapter of Public Relations Society of America is accepting nominations for its Silver Dome Awards to recognize outstanding public-relations programs and practitioners. Businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations and associations are invited to submit nominations. The entry deadline is Nov. 16. Winners will be honored at a luncheon in December. Entry forms: Marc Apter, 240- 895-4381.
NEWS
May 3, 1992
Also, in a Sunday "Dialogue" column, the name of the writer, Zastrow Simms of Annapolis, was omitted.The Arundel Arundel County Sun regrets the errors.Yes, it's me, and I'm back again, mad as hell and bitter. But thanks to Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, I'll get better.It's a sad day when blacks have risen from the slave ships to be candidates for the presidency of the United States and still must experience the atrocity that happened in Los Angeles.This atrocity shows us that we are still "just niggers" in America.
NEWS
October 29, 2001
Chamber to hold scholarship auction, holiday mixer Nov. 15 Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual scholarship silent auction and holiday mixer from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at Sandy Point State Park. The event features a sneak preview of Anne Arundel Medical Center's annual "Lights on the Bay" holiday show. Auction items include a one-week condominium rental in the Florida Keys, laser vision-correction surgery and dinner for two. Local restaurants, including Buddy's Crabs and Ribs, Chart House, Copeland's of New Orleans and Atlanta Bread Company will provide food.
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By Phillip McGowan and Phillip McGowan,sun reporter | March 5, 2008
Former state senator and county executive Robert R. Neall will lead a panel that will offer recommendations on a sweeping set of impact-fee increases proposed by County Executive John R. Leopold. The Anne Arundel County Council has also named the eight other members of the advisory committee, which represents business, environmental and community interests, and has been asked to produce a preliminary report for the March 17 council meeting and submit a final document by April 21. The council voted last month to put a hold on the impact-fee bill until April 21 to review a report by county consultant James C. Nicholas, whose findings served as the basis for the proposed increases in the fee. The bill expires at the end of April.
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January 6, 2008
The Maryland Capital Chapter of American Business Women's Association will hold its monthly membership meeting from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Sheraton Barcelo, 173 Jennifer Road, Annapolis. Featured speaker Adam Santavicca will talk about how small businesses can succeed in today's economy, and Dana Delikat will share a presentation on ways to improve Valentine's Day. The cost is $35 for members; $45 at the door and for nonmembers. Information: 443-463-5913. Chamber to discuss new Maryland laws The North Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce will offer a seminar on Maryland laws that went into effect Jan. 1. The educational brown bag lunch seminar, "Data Protection and Identity Theft: Action Steps for Maryland Businesses," will cover state and federal data protection laws, sanctions if businesses fail to comply, identity theft risks and steps that businesses can take to protect data.
NEWS
By Nia-Malika Henderson and Nia-Malika Henderson,sun reporter | April 25, 2007
Nike has the swoosh, Target has the bull's-eye, and soon Anne Arundel County government will have a you-know-you-want-to-work-here logo of its own. At least that's the aim of a design contest that the county has launched to find an image that brands the county government as an attractive career option. County Executive John R. Leopold, who more than 30 years ago dabbled in abstract expressionist oil painting, said the effort will also be an opportunity for an artist to "participate in an artistic adventure."
SPORTS
By Heather A. Dinich and Heather A. Dinich,Sun reporter | April 17, 2007
Former Maryland basketball forward LaRon Cephas died yesterday, according to a school spokesman and a news release from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, where Cephas worked. Cephas, 29, collapsed while getting ready to go to work, according to his high school coach, Stan Waterman. Ed Kelley, who worked with Cephas at the clubs, said employees who went to Anne Arundel Medical Center yesterday morning were told Cephas died of a seizure. "He's going to be a serious loss as an individual as well as a quality employee," Kelley said.
NEWS
By Dan Lamothe and Dan Lamothe,Sun Reporter | April 1, 2007
As the county grapples with the traffic, housing and schooling challenges accompanying the expansion of Fort Meade, more than a dozen state and local organizations will meet this week in hopes of making sure that small businesses don't get left behind. Thursday's summit, organized by the county's economic development agency, aims to improve opportunities for small and minority business owners around Fort Meade, which through the base realignment and closure process, also known as BRAC, will add 12,000 jobs by 2011.
NEWS
By From Staff Reports | July 20, 1995
Annapolis and Anne Arundel County police arrested two men and seized suspected cocaine worth $140,000 at a downtown public housing development yesterday, authorities said.Police received an anonymous tip that the drugs were being kept in a townhouse in the Bywater Mutual Homes community, authorities said. They said when police searched the townhouse in the 1800 block of Copeland Street at 5 p.m., they found 4 kilograms of suspected cocaine in an upstairs bedroom.Marshall Hall Jr., 38, and Veda Dorsey, 48, who were both in the apartment, were charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, authorities said.
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