Annapolis, MD (March 20, 2015) – The Rotary Club of Annapolis is gearing up for its 70th annual Crab. . . Read more.

Annapolis Rotarian Rev Dr Carletta Allen, gives the service for long time Member of the Annapolis Rotary. . . Read more.

Annapolis, MD (Feb. 10, 2015) – Tickets are on sale now for 12th annual Black Tie and Diamonds gala. . . Read more.

Annapolis, MD (Nov. 22, 2014) – Tickets for tables of 10 are on sale now for 12th annual Black Tie and. . . Read more.

Black Tie & Diamond 2015 tickets going on sale.

Support the BT&D event for 2015, this years recipient. . . Read more.


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In Rotary Service,

Marshall Larner
District 7620, club 5853

Annapolis Rotary Club
PO Box 3175
Annapolis, MD 21403

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Gearing up for the 70th Crab Feast

Annapolis, MD (Jan. 17, 2015) – The Rotary Club of Annapolis is gearing up for its 70th annual Crab Feast scheduled for Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. This special event is not only the world’s largest crab feast but also a major fund-raiser which benefits local community and cultural organizations.
The feast is all-you-can-eat and drink, including large and #1 male crabs (the big ones) plus Maryland vegetable crab soup, sweet Maryland corn on the cob, beef barbeque sandwiches, all-American hot dogs, watermelon, draft beer, and assorted sodas and water. A bake sale and cake raffle can finish your feast with sweetness. Regional Watermelon Queens will slice and serve fresh watermelon. Also for sale will be Crab Feast T-shirts and other memorabilia.
Nearly 2,500 people are expected to attend and finish off 320 bushels of crabs, 3,400 ears of corn, 100 gallons of crab soup, 1,800 hot dogs, 150 pounds of beef barbeque, and hundreds of gallons of soft drinks and beer. The event will be held rain or shine, as most of the tables are protected from the weather.
Annapolis Green, a local environmental group, is working with the Rotary Club of Annapolis to compost all the crabs and other food, utensils, and beverages at crab feast as was done in 2014. The two groups want to make this charitable fund raiser a zero waste event.
Last year the two groups held one of the largest recycling and composting events they have conducted. One of the largest challenges is completing the job so the stadium is clean and ready for the next day’s activities.
About 20,000 pounds of food waste will be collected. In just about two months after the crab feast, the watermelon rinds, corn cobs, brown paper, and even the crab shell bits will turn into compost that will benefit gardens all over the area. Plastic will be collected, too, to reach the event goal of sending nothing to a landfill.
Crab feast vendors are doing their part, too. Responding to Rotary and Annapolis Green, they are replacing polystyrene or Styrofoam – which is not recyclable – with containers made of paper. It’s all part of a campaign to feast responsibly.

Black Tie & Diamonds 2015

March 7th, 2015 - Westin Hotel 6PM- 11PM

Black Tie & Diamond 2015 tickets are on sale.

Support the BT&D event for 2015, this years recipient will be the Connected Warrior Foundation.

The event will be held on March 7th 2015 at the Westin Hotel in Annapolis.

Tickets may be purchased at

Individual tickets go on sale January 1st 2015

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Annapolis Rotary Events

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Retired Navy Capt. James A. Campbell, member of the Rotary. . . Read more.

The Annapolis Chamber Music Players will discuss launching. . . Read more.

A presentation by the Travis Manion Foundation will feature. . . Read more.

High school seniors in our area who are the top three finalists. . . Read more.

Jacob Landis, an Annapolis native who had a cochlear implant. . . Read more.

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