April 7, 2012
Sunday, April 8 Theater performance The Colonial Players' production of "The Spitfire Grill" runs through April 21 at 108 East St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $15 and $20. For tickets, showtimes and more information, call 410-268-7373 or go to thecolonialplayers.org. Tuesday, April 10 Lecture Architect Chip Bohl will deliver a lecture, "Richard Neutra's Mellon Hall at St. John's College," at 7:30 p.m. in Mellon Hall, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Neutra, a modernist architect, designed Mellon Hall and Bohl is the architect of the building's renovations.
January 9, 2012
Annapolis officials announced a new initiative Monday to recruit and train mentors for youth outreach programs as part of a continuing effort to reduce crime in the state capital. The Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County will manage the Treasure Hunters Clearinghouse, which hopes to recruit, screen and train 60 volunteers in the next year to serve as youth mentors in existing programs. The effort will be funded with about $45,000 from city, county and state sources. "I know the importance of having strong adult role models for so many of our young people," said House of Delegates Speaker Michael E. Busch, a Democrat, at a late-afternoon news conference to announce the initiative.
November 21, 2011
Many people find the holiday season a time to share their blessings with the less fortunate. Local organizations and advocacy groups such as those below would put your gift to good use. Fish of Laurel/Elizabeth House helps needy neighbors in the greater Laurel area by providing dinners, groceries, referral services and, on a very limited basis, some financial help. Elizabeth House kitchen, 301-776-9296. Fish of Laurel groceries and financial help, 301-262-7106. Wish List: Donations of food (fresh meat, cheeses, fresh fruit and vegetables, dry or canned food)
November 17, 2011
The Volunteer Center celebrated 10 years of operations with a special event on Nov. 1. Many speakers acknowledged the contributions the Volunteer Center has made on both the local and national level. Howard County Council Chairman Calvin Ball presented an Honorary Resolution; a Howard County Executive Proclamation was presented by Ken Ulman's Chief of Staff, Jessica Feldmark ; and a letter recognizing the contributions the Center has made to the community from U.S. Senator Barbara Milkulski ; Mickey Gomez , Center Director was presented with a Governor's Citation for her leadership of the Center; and Michael Cornell , CA Board Chair, made remarks in appreciation of the Center on behalf of the Columbia Association.
September 10, 2011
In an effort to honor those who lost their lives during the attacks of Sept. 11, U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen will take part today in the second annual Project Green: 9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance. The event is organized by the Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County as a way to honor the victims of the attacks as well as the Marylanders who have died in service to the country. It's also a way to give back by cleaning up the shoreline at Jonas Green Park in Annapolis. As many as 50 midshipmen are expected at the event, which begins at noon with an opening ceremony at the Maryland World War II Memorial on Ritchie Highway overlooking Jonas Green Park.
July 1, 2011
The Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County, which is beginning its 10th year, named the following officers for 2011-2012: Talia Whitney, Premier Planning Group executive assistant, president; Mary Lynn Johnson, M&T Bank assistant vice president for Chesapeake Business Banking, vice president; Regina Bidnick, CPA, Heim Lantz senior accountant, treasurer and board member; and Benjamin W. Hahn, attorney for Schnader Harrison...