May 2023

Entries Due June 19 for Student Essay and Art Competition for March on Washington Commemoration

The Caucus of African American Leaders (CAAL) has been an active community organization at the forefront of human and civil rights and social and racial justice for over ten years. This year, CAAL is planning a commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the August 1963 March on Washington (MOW) in our state’s capitol. This two-day commemoration event will include a reenactment of the March and its program Saturday, August 26thfollowed by a Worship service Sunday, August 27th. The theme for this event is “Together We Can Be The Dream As We Commemorate, Educate, Activate.”  The CAAL...

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Information on Noah Hillman Downtown Parking Garage Reopening

Our friends at the Downtown Annapolis Partnership have shared a full rundown of the information on the Hillman Garage Reopening, including the introductory days of FREE parking, June 14-June 19. Read more below: The City of Annapolis will hold a Grand (re)Opening for the downtown Noah Hillman Garage open to the public from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, with live music, giveaways, and free parking. FEATURES OF THE NEW GARAGE: The new garage will include: more parking spaces (165 more than the old garage); gateless entry and exit;...

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Anne Arundel County Recognizes 25 Years of Agricultural and Woodland Preservation

On, Thursday, May 25, County Executive Steuart Pittman and the Department of Recreation and Parks held an event to celebrate the past 25 years of Agricultural and Woodland Preservation in Anne Arundel County, at Historic Hancock's Resolution in Pasadena. Mr. Pittman and Jessica Leys, Director of the Department, were joined by former County Executive Janet Owens for the ceremony. Owens is a lifelong resident of Anne Arundel County, having grown up in Lothian, and she was the first and only elected woman county executive in Anne Arundel County's history.  Under...

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A Fresh Take: Annapolis Maritime Museum

By Riley Hoaglin Have you had the pleasure of experiencing all that the Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) has to offer? You may have heard of this renowned institution, perhaps from attending one of their famous events like their annual sock-burning, or from a field trip taken in grade school. But have you ever visited solely to immerse yourself in the museum's extensive offerings? Established as a museum in the 1990s, the AMM has since transformed itself into a must-see destination for Annapolis. Through interactive and engaging exhibits, the museum beautifully captures...

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We Want to Hear From You! What are Your Marketing, Communications, and Outreach Needs?

Chesapeake Crossroads is planning a workshop or series of workshops on Marketing, Communications, and Outreach for our stakeholders. If you are interested in this type of workshop, please share your needs so we can plan. Deadline: May 25. Please use this link to access our Google Form: Thank you! We look forward to some great workshops to come! ...

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