Towne Spotlight: Local Business and Community News
May 26, 2017 09:00AM
● By Nicole Gould
Left to right: Chef Zachary Pope with students from the Light House Shelter’s BEST Culinary Job Training Program - Robert Coon, Matt Soldat, Charles Howard, and Jordan Walker
SOUPer Bowl Scores Big for Light House ShelterOver 250 people turned out for the 11th annual SOUPer Bowl Lunch at Heritage Baptist Church, raising $3,300 for the Light House Homeless Prevention and Support Center in Annapolis. This was the most raised in one afternoon for this event since it began. Students from the Light House BEST Culinary Job Training Program ladled soups prepared by Chef Zachary Pope during the two-hour event. Guests enjoyed a selection of chili, chicken noodle, or baked potato soups along with salad, bread, and dessert. There was no admission fee, but donations were requested to help the Light House.
Hospice Cup Selects 2017 ArtistThis year’s Hospice Cup has selected artist, Carolyn Councell, and her piece, Sail Spirals. For the sixth year in a row Hospice Cup has held its artist selection reception at the Circle Gallery in Annapolis. This year approximately 50 supporters came out to vote for their favorite art, having to choose from nine different pieces. The winning artwork will be the representational image for the 2017 Hospice Cup event. The 2017 Hospice Cup Regatta takes place on Saturday, September 16th, in Annapolis.
UM BWMC Announced Partnership with ChoiceOne Urgent Care in Severna ParkUM BWMC and ChoiceOne Urgent Care artnered to offer urgent care to the community in Severna Park after opening their new location Sunday, March 4th at 500 Ritchie Highway.
ChoiceOne can diagnose and treat all non-life-threatening illness and injury, such as colds, flu, broken bones, headaches, infections, and sprains. ChoiceOne also provides preoperative exams, sports physicals and occupational health services, including pre-employment physicals, drug testing and workers’ compensation. If additional care is needed, the patient is then referred to UM BWMC primary and specialty care providers.