June 2019 Around Town

University of Maryland Capital Region Health’s 32nd Golf Classic For 32 years, the University of Maryland Capital Region Health Foundation has hosted a charity golf classic. This is one of the longest running charity events. The new University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center in Largo will be opening in 2021. The funds raised at the tournament … Continued

May 2019 Around Town

Restored Women of Worth to Host First Mother’s Day Conference Restored Women of Worth from Restoration Bible Church is hosting its first Mother’s Day conference and honorary gala this month. Every woman and mother in attendance will feel honored, inspired, empowered and elevated to new heights by the dynamic, exuberant atmosphere of exhortation and love. This … Continued

April 2019 Around Town

AACC Professor Darian Senn-Carter Appointed to Bowie City Council The Bowie City Council appointed Anne Arundel Community College associate professor Darian Senn-Carter to represent District 3, filling a vacancy left two months ago when Councilwoman Courtney Glass stepped down. Darian, 32, is a professor at Anne Arundel Community College’s Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Institute. He … Continued

March 2019 Around Town

The AAPD Hosts the 2019 Leadership Awards Gala in Washington The American Association of People with Disabilities’ Leadership Awards Gala provides a unique opportunity for AAPD’s partners, supporters and colleagues to demonstrate their support of disability rights while bringing together the disability community with business and government leadership for one night each year. The 2019 Leadership … Continued

February 2019 Around Town

The Chocolate, Wine & Whiskey Festival Arrives in Washington D.C. Get ready for D.C.’s newest foodie fest, The Chocolate, Wine & Whiskey Festival, on Feb. 23. Enjoy sweet hand-rolled truffles and melted chocolate fondue and an amazing selection of bean-to-bar artisan chocolates. Quench your thirst with Champagne, prosecco and premium wines and a sip of fine … Continued

January 2019 Around Town

Annapolis Women’s March The 2019 Annapolis Women’s March hosted by March on Maryland is planned for Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. The March hopes to raise awareness and bring an end to women’s rights violations as well as all human rights violations current in today’s society. There will be several guest speakers lined up and … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

Climate and Energy Leadership Awards Presented to Sustainable Energy Program Prince George’s County is the No. 1 producer of solar energy generation in metropolitan Washington and has reduced greenhouse emissions by 12 percent since 2005. This year, the county government completed the installation of its largest solar canopy system at the Wayne K. Curry Administration Building in Largo, Maryland. It generates enough … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

German Grocer Lidl Opens First Maryland Location in Bowie The Germany grocery store chain Lidl opened its first Maryland location in Bowie one year after opening its Washington D.C. location. Lidl is a grocery store that sells private-label goods while selling them at discount prices. This marketing strategy puts them in competition with supermarket chains such as … Continued

October 2018 Around Town

Manny Machado Trade Brings New Players to Bowie Former Baltimore Orioles player Manny Machado has been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for five minor leaguers, four of whom were assigned to Bowie last week. Starter Dean Kremer; reliever Zach Pop; third baseman Rylan Bannon; and outfielder Yusniel Diaz, the main piece of … Continued

September 2018 Around Town

Children’s National Health New Facility Underway in Prince George County The Children’s National Health System is building a 60,000-square-foot regional outpatient facility in the Woodmore Towne Center. The official groundbreaking ceremony occurred in December 2017. The new outpatient and surgery center will give residents access to top-notch pediatric care with both specialty medical and surgical … Continued