Hello, people of Glen Burnie! Debora Whitehead here with a fresh edition of the Glen Burnie Daily.
First, today's weather:
Some clouds, then sunny. High: 32, Low: 21.
Here are the top 4 stories today in Glen Burnie:
Glen Burnie Chamber of Commerce will host the Premier Chamber Event of the Year. The Presidential Gala events will happen on Saturday, Jan. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at BWI Airport Marriott. People's choice business of the year award, live auction and dancing to the live music of What's Next are among the entertainment that will be offered during the event. Click here for more information and tickets. (Glen Burnie Chamber of Commerce)
During this difficult time, is very important to help the community by supporting local business. In an effort to get more people to help local restaurants the state of Maryland is holding its annual winter restaurant weeks. Participating restaurants statewide will offer deals on set menus so you can try what they have to offer. Click on the link to see local deals. (Wmar2news)
Arundel Public Library suspends all in-person story times from Jan. 6 - 31. Due the rising of COVID-19 cases and to prioritize the health and safety of the community and staff, in-person story times will be suspended for the remainder of the month of January. (AACPL)
Nearby News: A Baltimore Public Works employee is being accused of using a stolen city-owned truck to steal an ATM machine. On Dec. 29, Baltimore Police got the call for a burglary at a store in the 9300 block of Lakeside Boulevard in Owings Mills. Kirk Parker Jr., 36, was arrested. The City Department of Public Works said they are aware of the incident involving their employee but refused any further comment. (W2MARNEWS)
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Today in Glen Burnie:
Friday Night Live Music at Reynolds Tavern. (6 p.m.)
Listening Party: Staycation Compilation at Made In Baltimore. (3 p.m.)
From my notebook:
AA County Schools - AACPS: "Anne Arundel County Public Schools is expecting an on-time opening of schools and offices on Thursday, Jan. 6." (Instagram)
AA County Schools - AACPS: "Updates on AACPS COVID-19 isolation and quarantine guidelines: www.aacps.org/covidprotocols." (Instagram)
Ferndale Volunteer Fire Company: "Good afternoon, Ferndale! We have received several questions, and yes. We will be having our regularly scheduled Wednesday night BINGO! We also wanted to share that we will be offering a limited menu from our kitchen." (Facebook)
Pascal Senior Activity Center: "At this time we still plan to have MOXIE as our entertainer tomorrow. Hope to see you all here. Remember masks are required. Thank you." (Facebook)
Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce: "Welcome to new member Life of Joy Foundation, Joy Cortina A 501(c)3 nonprofit organization fostering a holistic approach to mental health and suicide prevention." (Facebook)
Nextdoor Neighbor, Glen Gardens: "Two German shepherds just left my yard on Carroll Road. Please look for your dogs to see if they have gotten out. they will freeze out there." (Nextdoor)
Nextdoor Neighbor, Glen Burnie, Maryland: "I wanted to know if anyone knows of any private landlords. Thanks in advance." (Nextdoor)
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7th Annual No One Can Survive Alone Concert for Bald Ballerina at Smith Theater. (Jan. 9)
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— Debora Whitehead
About me: Debora Whitehead is a dedicated wife and homeschooling mom from Coram, NY. She has a bachelor's degree in Education and loves to teach and write. Her passion for the community reflects on her volunteering work at the "Mariposa Ministry, " a nonprofit family assistance program. One of her strongest believes is Jesus Christ and when she is not parenting, teaching or reading, she is writing. One of her favorites quotes is: " The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."- Eleanor Roosevelt.