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Jan 26, 2016 01:30PM ● By Melissa Lauren
By Melissa Lauren

Photo courtesy of The Summit School 
Pictured Left to Right: Meggie Carpenter, 
Brendan McNulty, Mike Cummings, 
and Emily Kunkel

The Summit School’s Annual Golf Tournament Raises Funds for Students with Dyslexia

The Summit School hosted their annual golf tournament at The Golf Club at South River on Thursday, October 22nd. The event was a great success thanks to the support of the golfers, donors, and generous sponsors. The Summit School serves bright students with dyslexia and other learning differences to be successful in high school and beyond. For more information about The Summit School visit

Photo by Dana Disborough Strotman

Truxtun Park Skate Park Renovation Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides and Annapolis Recreation and Parks Director Michael Morris hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, November 7th at the Truxtun Park Skate Park to celebrate the renovation. The skate park was renovated this past spring with City of Annapolis capital improvement funds with product and service contributions from country music singer Kip Moore’s Kip’s Kids Fund Foundation, Pillar Design, Artisan Skate Parks, Chaney Enterprises, Vulcan Concrete, Fence Connection, and volunteer support from members of the Annapolis skating community.

Photo courtesy of The Chartwell 
Foundation. Pictured left to right are 
Hospice of the Chesapeake President, 
CEO Ben Marcantonio and Chartwell 
Foundation President Wylie Mitchell, 
and Board of Trustees Member 
Shaun Mahoney.

Chartwell Foundation of Severna Park Donates $5,000 to Hospice of the Chesapeake

The Chartwell Foundation of Severna Park paid a visit to Hospice of the Chesapeake’s John & Cathy Belcher Campus in Pasadena on Friday, November 13th to deliver a $5,000 check as part of its annual giving campaign.

Photo courtesy of Maryland Commission 
on Indian Affairs

Maryland Commission on Indian Affairs Recognizes November as American Indian Heritage Month

The Maryland Commission on Indian Affairs along with the State of Maryland hosted the Second Annual American Indian Heritage Month Commemorative Celebration on Monday, November 2nd in the Miller Senate Office Building. The State of Maryland acknowledges November to commemorate this National Holiday with various state agencies conducting activities throughout the month.