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Towne Salute: Grant Walker of All Children’s Chorus of Annapolis

The ACCA was founded in 2001 by Liz Barrett, who was dedicated in creating a diverse chorus of different backgrounds, races, religions, and genders.

Towne Salute: Lisa Vernon & Staff of Anne Arundel County Literacy Council

AACLC has received the Top-Rated Great Nonprofit Award for their 114 top reviews from volunteers and students from 2012 through 2017.

Towne Salute: Joyce Doehler of the Academy Art Museum

To Joyce Doehler, art means much more than appreciating a visual masterpiece only for its beauty or the emotions that it stirs within.

Towne Salute: Jen Roussillon of Athletes Serving Athletes

It’s always a win-win when you can combine passion with purpose. For Jen Roussillon, a love of running and a passion for working with athletes has proven to be that winning combination.

Towne Salute: Marian Albert Lesher of Chesapeake Music

Mariana Albert Lesher found her passion for music as a youth and continues to have it play a part in her life today by volunteering with Chesapeake Music.

Towne Salute: Taylor Pyles Of The Blue Ribbon Project

Meet Taylor Pyles, Annapolis Police Department Detective with the Criminal Investigations Division and founder of the non-profit community organization, The Blue-Ribbon Project.

Towne Salute: Susan Piggott & Michael Tooke of Talbot Hospice

The idea of volunteering in a hospice house may make many people feel saddened or distraught. However, Michael Tooke and Susan Piggott are here to tell you that is not the case.

Towne Salute: Diana Emerson of Junior League of Annapolis

Emerson schedules out the time to not only volunteer for Junior League of Annapolis, but also with the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Anne Arundel County Chapter 20-35 hours per week

Towne Salute: Lara Mulvaney of South River Federation

Mulvaney remains passionate about the environment by promoting, protecting, and developing new ways for community engagement as a volunteer for the South River Federation

Towne Salute: Chloe Tong of Eastern Shore Community Rowers

With the support from her community, Tong developed the Eastern Shore Community Rowers (ESCR), a non-profit program for adult rowing.