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Alarmers and One Hundred Club
In 1958, Al Brandt began a coffee wagon service for firefighters and
other emergency personnel that became the Anne Arundel County
Alarmers and, later, he founded the One Hundred Club to aid the
families of fallen heroes. M.A. Cashman talks to Al about the early
years and the new equipment that is aiding firemen today.
PLUS: The Annapolis Yacht Club and Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center
Annapolis Insiders: Dr. J. Scott Harmon
Nothing makes Dr. J. Scott Harmon happier than welcoming
midshipmen and other visitors to the Navy Museum at the Naval
Academy and seeing their interest in his exhibitions. A man
dedicated to education and public service, Harmon is preparing to
oversee a major renovation of the museum. Pamela Miller looks
into the history of the man and his museum.
PLUS: Carol Fearns and Ray Weaver
Like many beloved Annapolis institutions, Maryland Hall for the
Creative Arts was slated for demolition until a group of citizens
campaigned to save it and turn it into a cultural center for the city
of Annapolis. Home now to the Annapolis Chorale, the Annapolis
Opera, the ASO and the Ballet Theater of Annapolis, Maryland
Hall is a vital part of our community.
Bay Business: Designs & Signs
Brendon Brandon’s Mayo shop is a long way from his birthplace
of Australia, but he has found a niche in Maryland as a sign maker.
Joseph Bulko chats with Brandon about the lost art of glass gilding.
PLUS: Annapolis Bookstore, Bay Icons, The Anne Arundel County Fair, Legal Briefs: Whose Horse is This?, Consider This...Your Internet Connection, and Jimmy's Favorite Sites
BAY LIFE: AAMC
Using donations given by the community to the AAMC Foundation
for the development of the DeCesaris Cancer Institute, AAMC
became the fi rst hospital in the region to use the robotic surgical system called
DaVinciTM to remove cancer from the lung of a
78-year-old grandmother from New Jersey.
PLUS: The American Eel: A Fascinating Fish
and At Home...Put a Bat in Your Belfry
The 30th Annual Maryland Renaissance Festival
Once again, the lords and ladies of Revel Grove are ready to provide
merriment, handcrafted wares, and a little jousting for good
measure. Get the scoop on this year’s events.
PLUS: Navy Football
, A Beach Party Benefit for the Annapolis Maritime Museum, and 25th Annual Hospice Cup
BAY LIFE, ETC.
Organizations: Box of Rain
Education: Montessori International
.................. Children's House
Education: St Martin's Lutheran School
Real Estate Sales
Dining Out: Wild Orchid Café
Mi Casa Es Su Casa
The Wine Coach
Restaurants, Shops, Services, Galleries & Schools