Community Enjoys Arundel Lodge’s First Speaker Series

Community members enjoyed the first of Arundel Lodge’s speaker series, “The Glimpse: A look Inside Mental Health.” Dr. Melissa Hallmark Kerr and Anna O’Connor, CPLC, co-founders of Brain Savvy Training,presented Outsmart Stress To Be Your Best! Guests enjoyed learning about the three brain factors that influence how we respond to stress and developing a game plan for lowering stress as it happens.
The next “The Glimpse” presentation is planned for February. Stay tuned for details!


2017 Hope Re-imagined Esperída

Donors, sponsors, and guests raised more than $75,000 at Arundel Lodge’s 3rd annual Hope Re-imagined Esperída gala held on September 30th at the Byzantium in Annapolis. More than $18,000 of the funds raised will support Arundel Lodge efforts to implement a comprehensive Veterans Treatment Program. The program will address among other things the unique employment needs of many returning veterans and include an Ecotherapy Program which integrates nature, group therapy, peer support, and trauma informed care and capitalizes on the camaraderie and small unit-size structure familiar to veterans.

Karen and “Ozzie” Osborne

Members of Arundel Lodge’s Board of Directors: Fred Delp, Nick Lacey, Jean White, Michael Marvin, Rosalie Zaia, James Banwell, Yahari Butler

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Thank you to all our sponsors!

 Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

 Premier Sponsors

  • James & Jeanie Miller

Ambassador Sponsors

  • Mike Drummond & Linda Coveleskie
  • Mullen, Sondberg, Wimbish & Stone, P.A.
  • Purple Cherry Architects, P.C.
  • Credible Behavioral Health, Inc.
  • Chesapeake Medical Imaging

Patron Sponsors

  • Dinsmoor & Jean White
  • RPS ISG International
  • Rosalie Zaia
  • Fred & Donna Delp
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Anne Arundel County
  • Gallaudet University
  • Nick & Jody Lacey
  • Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company
  • Mark & Lisa Emmons
  • General & Mechanical Services, LLC

Thank you to guests who supported our Fund-a-Need for the Veterans Treatment Program!

  • Bob Andretta (Bid #105)
  • Cathy Belcher (Bid #117)
  • Bronwyn Belling (Bid #119)
  • Martha Blaxall (Bid #123)
  • Harvey Blonder (Bid #124)
  • Jennie Bloom (Bid #126)
  • James Buckey (Bid #127)
  • Tara Clifford (Bid #141)
  • Stephany Clothier (Bid #143)
  • Mace Coleman (Bid #147)
  • Laura Dreany-Pyles (Bid #156)
  • Mark Emmons (Bid #159)
  • Mike Forostoski (Bid #163)
  • Alexandra Fotos (Bid #164)
  • Mary Gardella (Bid #166)
  • Lillie Hinkelman (Bid #180)
  • Robert Kelly (Bid #186)
  • Steve Kurtz (Bid #191)
  • Nick Lacey (Bid #193)
  • Greg Lilly (Bid #195)
  • Beverly Marcus (Bid #199)
  • Michael Marvin (Bid #202)
  • Maureen Nemecek (Bid #212)
  • Karen Osborne (Bid #214)
  • Peg Redd (Bid #223)
  • Randy Rice (Bid #224)
  • Robert Riera (Bid #228)
  • Julie Schuelke (Bid #235
  • Amit Singh (Bid #239)
  • Nancy Slepicka (Bid #244)
  • Tanya St. John (Bid #246)
  • Veronica Tovey (Bid #250)
  • Laura Van Geffen (Bid #253)
  • Mike Vasilik (Bid #255)
  • Janet West (Bid #256)
  • Jean White (Bid #258)
  • Rosalie Zaia (Bid #263)

Thank you to Janna Ashton for the wonderful photos of the event, to Misson BBQ for feeding our volunteers, to all of our staff volunteers, community volunteers and to everyone who contributed to a successful evening benefiting children, adults, and families impacted by mental health and substance use disorders.

2016 Hope Re-imagined Kokua Luau

On Friday, September 23, 2016 Arundel Lodge hosted Hope Re-imagined Kokua Luau, a fundraiser benefiting community members impacted by mental health and substance use disorders, at the beautiful London Town and Gardens. The evening was spectacular as more than 150 guests watched the sun set over the Chesapeake Bay and enjoyed an authentic Hawaiian feast, silent and live auctions and a Hula dancing and fire knife show. Victor and Lynne Brick shared memories of Victor’s brother, John, who lived with schizophrenia before his passing at the age of 62, and urged the crowd to support our community jewel.



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2016 Donor/Volunteer Appreciation Event

On Wednesday, March 30th, Arundel Lodge Executive Director, Mike Drummond, gathered with staff, friends, persons served, and client family members at South River Golf Club in Edgewater, MD, to honor the donors and volunteers who have joined Arundel Lodge in the effort to improve the lives of children, adults and families impacted by mental health and substance use disorders. As Mr. Drummond expressed, donors and volunteers are part of the community needed to provide healing and recovery and we are all grateful. Magician, Eric Henning wowed the crowd with slide of hand and guests were treated to an assortment of delectable desserts and a champagne toast.

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Hope Re-imagined Through Art 2015 a Huge Success!

On Friday, November 13th, over 130 guests joined us in celebrating “Hope Re-imagined Through Art,” benefitting Arundel Lodge’s Open Eye Gallery and Studio Art Program, along with other recovery programs.

Over $50,000 was raised from sponsorships and individual donations!


Participants in Arundel Lodge’s visual arts program explain that creating art is essential because it helps them grow, cope with trauma and aids in their overall recovery.

Guests enjoyed cheesesteak spring rolls; pulled pork and Jack Daniels BBQ sliders; honey-drizzled brie, pecan and pear bruschetta; spicy crab bites with Thai curry sauce and other delectable treats, catered by Jimmy Duffy’s Catering of Philadelphia. The Starr’s Jazz Band entertained the crowd with soulful rhythms and Annapolis attorney, Joseph Gormley donated his time as auctioneer, motivating the crowd to meet several matching gifts during the live auction.

Artwork created by Arundel Lodge artists was available for purchase. Colin Lacey, one of Arundel Lodge’s most prolific artists sold six pieces, which truly spoke to the spirit of the event, which aimed, among it goals, to highlight clients’ talents, creativity and role as productive members of our community!

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Thank You to Our 2015 “Hope Re-imagined Through Art” Sponsors!
Gold Sponsors
Anchor Pharmacy
What’s Up? Media
Silver Sponsors
Purple Cherry Architects
Terrapin Pharmacy
Harry and Mollie Charitable Foundation
Bayside Nissan Auto Group
Sandy Spring Bank
Bronze Sponsors
 Koons Ford Annapolis
Mullen Sondberg Wimbish & Stone, P.A.
Koch Homes