Dog Adoption Fee Waived + Blue Angels Winner + VaxCash: MD Good News

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Missed any good news in and around your community this week? If so, don’t worry! Patch has you covered.

We have lots of positive stories to share with you that you may have missed over the past few days.

For example, many students in Maryland have obtained scholarships to further their education. You can read more about them below.

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Additionally, the last two $50,000 winners of the VaxCash 2.0 promotion have claimed their prizes, including a woman from Ellicott City. She did not believe she had won when told by the Maryland Department of Health.

Old Bay, the region’s favorite seasoning, has a new product offering for fans: Goldfish crackers flavored with Maryland spice.

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Want a new pet? The Anne Arundel County Animal Shelter has run out of room to house other furry-legged friends, so it hopes to free up space by waiving adoption fees.

Without further ado, here is your latest good news from this week.

Historic Oakdale Home Featured as 34th Show House Decorator

The 34th Decorator Show House will showcase Historic Oakdale, the former estate of Maryland Gov. Warfield, located at 16449 Ed Warfield Road in Woodbine.

History Day competition sees 18 HCPSS students advance to national championships

Eighteen students from the Howard County Public School System will qualify for the National History Day competition, which will be held virtually in early June.

The winner of the $50,000 VaxCash 2.0 promotion is from Howard County

The last two $50,000 winners of the VaxCash 2.0 promotion have claimed their prizes, including a woman from Ellicott City. She did not believe she had won when told by the Maryland Department of Health.

2022 Bowie Green Citizen Gary Allen recognized for his efforts

Gary Allen was recognized as the recipient of the 2022 Bowie Green Citizen Award. Allen, a former mayor of Bowie, was celebrated for his lifetime of work in sustainability during the 2022 Arbor Day celebration of the town, timed because he is currently president of the Maryland Forestry Association.

5 AACPS Students Honored, 1 Teacher Recognized in Maryland History Day Contest

Addison John and Chloe Myers of Annapolis High School and Lucy Loughlin and Addie Twomey of Central Middle School will represent AACPS in the National History Day Contest in June after winning top honors in the National History Day Contest. history of Maryland.

Tony Award nomination goes to Bowie State actor Myles Frost

Since Bowie State University music tech specialist Myles Frost made his debut as Michael Jackson last December at the Neil Simon Theater in MJ: The Musicalit attracted quite a bit of attention.

Stunning tall ships will be on display at the Up Rigging Festival in Annapolis

Downtown Annapolis will host the Annapolis Up Rigging Maritime Festival on City Dock Friday through Sunday. This weekend event will help kick off the spring Tall Ships season.

Sickle Cell Association of America Recognized for Leadership

The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, headquartered in Hanover, received the Abbey S. Meyers Leadership Award from the National Organization for Rare Disorders.

Tate Cancer Center at Glen Burnie receives 3-year accreditation

The Tate Cancer Center at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center has received three-year national accreditation from the Commission on Cancer (COC) to provide comprehensive comprehensive patient care.

Anne Arundel student receives Charles Krauthammer Memorial Scholarship

A student from Anne Arundel County has been selected as the recipient of the third annual Dr. Charles Krauthammer Memorial Scholarship. Grace LeCroy, a senior at Southern High School, is one of two students nationwide to receive the scholarship.

BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport reopens express parking

Thurgood Marshall International Airport in Baltimore/Washington reopened its express parking lot on Sunday.

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announces Ukraine aid package

Maryland is sending multimillion-dollar aid, including medical supplies and body armor, to support residents of Odessa, Ukraine — a sister city of Baltimore, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday.

Old Bay Seasoned Goldfish Crackers are MD’s newest craze

Old Bay, the go-to spice for Marylanders, has branched out again. In March, the company launched sales of vodka with a special taste.

Blue Angels, Naval Academy Commissioning Week 2022 Schedule

Always a major event, this year’s commissioning week activities at the United States Naval Academy include President Joe Biden’s participation in the graduation ceremony and flights over Annapolis by the Blue Angels.

A $20,000 Mega Millions win will allow the man to renovate Prince George’s house

A loyal Bowie lottery player hit payday when his quick pick ticket with the Megaplier option for the Mega Millions draw won him $20,000.

4 Rockville students receive $2,500 National Merit Scholarships

Of more than 15,000 student finalists in the $2,500 National Merit Scholarship competition, 2,500 were selected nationally. Of these students, five attended Rockville High School.

9 Bethesda students receive $2,500 National Merit Scholarships

Of more than 15,000 student finalists in the $2,500 National Merit Scholarship competition, 2,500 were selected. Of those students, nine were attending Bethesda High School.

6 Silver Spring Students Receive $2,500 National Merit Scholarships

Of more than 15,000 student finalists in the $2,500 National Merit Scholarship competition, 2,500 were selected. Of these students, six attended Silver Spring High School.
Teens can exercise for free this summer at Planet Fitness

Planet Fitness will be offering free memberships to teens this summer to help improve physical and mental well-being through exercise.

National Recognition Given to Howard County Library System Staff

The Library Journal has recognized Howard County Library System staff Nay Keppler and Katie DiSalvo-Thronson as Movers and Shakers 2022, an annual spotlight on the people who move the library field forward as a profession.

Field of Honor display celebrates veterans, service members and loved ones

Anyone interested in honoring those who served with a flag placed in Bowie’s field of honor between May 27 and June 5 at Sussex Lane Park should order for a flag by May 20.

PGCPS Staff Members Selected as Regional Finalists for Awards

Two staff from Prince George’s County Public Schools have been selected as competition finalists to Washington Post Director of the Year and Teacher of the Year Awards.

1 Gaithersburg student receives $2,500 National Merit Scholarship

Of more than 15,000 student finalists in the $2,500 National Merit Scholarship competition, 2,500 were selected. Among these students was one who attended Gaithersburg High School.

1 Germantown student receives $2,500 National Merit Scholarships

Of more than 15,000 student finalists in the $2,500 National Merit Scholarship competition, 2,500 were selected. Among these students was one who attended Germantown High School.

Anne Arundel County Animal Shelter Dog Adoption Fees Waived

The Anne Arundel County Animal Shelter has run out of room to house other furry-legged friends, so it hopes to free up space by waiving adoption fees.


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