Author: cscia

Chesapeake Bay Trust gives $298,868 to Cape St. Claire, among others

Cape St. Claire would love to thank Chesapeake Bay Trust and Anne Arundel County Watershed Protection and Restoration Program for our $298,868 grant to help rebuild our main beach. Announced today, this collective group awarded $1,117,528 in grants for 6 projects throughout Anne Arundel County.

We’d like to thank Lisa Schmidt, Cape St. Claire Improvement Association boardmember, for attending the announcement today, which was held at another awardee, Herrington Harbour’s location. CSCIA would also like to thank our partners, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Biohabitats for helping us get this grant.

For more information on what we’re proposing to do with the main beach and a timeline of events, please see our webpage here. Here’s a link to the announcement article on eyeonannapolis.net.

July and August 2019 Caper is now live!

Summer really has arrived. It’s hot, humid and the thunderstorms have been aplenty. As we grapple with whatever mother nature throws at us, in the Presidential message, I wanted to touch on what it means to be a community. So often you read negative discussions about people and places around the Cape. Take a few minutes to read the message this month and live it.

Wanted to give huge props to Beau Breeden and Ryan Anderson and the rest of the board for securing $298,000 from CBT/WPRP for our beach restoration project. We are working towards securing additional funding and we will have details on that at the next Quarterly meeting which is scheduled for July 23rd at 7:30 at the clubhouse.

We hope you’re loving the new look and website. We definitely think it’s easier to navigate and important information is front and center.

Ryan, in his town manager message, discusses the importance of being kind to the beach attendants. It really ties into my discussion.

Don’t forget about our community mosquito spray night which is Wednesdays. More details are in this Caper. Cape Clean up is setup for July 26th down at the clubhouse. In other community news, CCC wishes to congratulate Jennifer Crews-Carey for being the 2019 2nd quarter Habitat Hero. Goshen Farm is hosting their Summer Concert series this summer. Check this Caper for the schedule! Goshen Farm is also hosting their Annual Wine Tasting & Silent Auction on August 17th. More info in this Caper.

As per the yearly normal, this issue contains a ton of images from the Strawberry Festival and July 4th event. Please make sure you check it out.

See you around the Cape!

Quarterly Meeting – July 23rd

Don’t forget that our next quarterly meeting is set for July 23rd at 7:30pm. We’re going to have a representative from the State in to discuss mosquitoes, their habitats and the spraying program. We’re also going to have Reece Peek from the Office of Community Engagement and Constituent Services to talk about the goings on around Anne Arundel County.

Plus, we’ll be taking a vote on the bylaw changes as presented.

Annual 4th of July Celebration! – 2019

Seems like only yesterday that the Strawberry Festival came to a close but we’re ready to celebrate the 4th of July with another parade and more festivities on the beach! Staging for the parade will begin at 9:30am on July 4th at the CSC Fire Department. The parade is set to begin right at 10am.

Prizes will be awarded for “Most Patriotic” and “Most Creative” so be sure to enter your group, team or family!

Festivities will continue at the Main Beach with

  • Water balloon toss
  • Spoon and egg races
  • Watermelon eating contest
  • Patriotic Photo Booth
  • Snowballs

Looking to enter your float in the parade? Here’s the form you’re looking for.

Looking to volunteer to help out on July 4th? Check out this page to find out how.

MDE Feedback Comment Packet

Please take time to review this feedback packet that was sent to residents with 300 feet of the Main Beach and its subsidiaries.

Looking for Beach Attendants!

Capers, We are still looking for a few more beach attendants to start Memorial Day Weekend. Please see our article on this for more information.