Pony rides, moonbounces and more await in this free, family focused event.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Monday, April 29, 2013
Pony rides, moonbounces and more await in this free, family focused event.
Join the Baltimore Ravens' mascot Poe at the 27th annual Children's Fair, hosted by Camp Blaze this weekend. The fair, scheduled for Saturday at Big Vanilla in Arnold, is a fun way for families to learn about local resources for health, nutricion, sports and more. The event will have a variety of activities, including a moonbounce for kids, live music from local bands, a 100-foot skate ramp, pony rides and a silent auction. Parents with young children can also have child safety seats tested by a professional. The free, family focused event begins Saturday at 9 a.m. at Big Vanilla in Arnold. For more information, visit Camp Blaze online, or call 410-703-8528.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Looking for a job in the Broadneck region? Patch has you covered.
Looking for a job? Here are the latest job openings in Broadneck area including Arnold and Cape St. Claire. To see more information on each job, simply click on the link. The Domino's Pizza at 963 Ritchie Highway in Arnold is hiring for three positions: Student Services Assistant Company: Anne Arundel Community College Duties: The Student Services Assistant-Document Archival assists in the record retention, maintenance, and archival process. Personal Trainer Company: Big Vanilla Athletic Club Duties: Applicants must be available to work 25-40 hours per week , must have IHRSA-accepted certification or a degree in an exercise science field, and must have a minimum of 3 years experience. Also prefer applicants with experience in owning …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The Big Vanilla in Arnold is currently hiring for a variety of positions.
Looking for a job? Here are the latest job openings in Broadneck and Arnold. To see more information on each job, simply click on the link. Big Vanilla in Arnold is currently hiring for a variety of positions, including: Teller Supervisor Company: BB&T Bank Duties: Provide professional client service. Oversee day to day transactions of at least two Tellers/Senior Tellers in a high quality manner. Administrative Assistant Company: Lane Marketing Group Duties: Manufacturers rep located in the Annapolis area seeking professional with excellent verbal and interpersonal skills. Individual must be proficient with Microsoft Office and have great customer service skills. Typing of 60 wpm—typing test will be required. Position requires answering …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Research shows good nutrition and exercise can help prevent breast cancer. Here are some resources around Broadneck to help you stay healthy.
You might be able to find help fighting breast cancer and other types of cancers at your local grocery and fitness centers, according to the research findings of Dr. Marian Neuhouser, Ph.D, RD. Dr. Neuhouser is a nutritional epidemiologist with a background in nutritional sciences. She is an investigator at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Her research is focused on lifestyle factors such as nutrition and physical activity -- factors that may help prevent breast and prostate cancer and improve survivorship in those diagnosed with cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year more than 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die from it. Neuhouser…
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
The Big Vanillas in Arnold and Pasadena donated $11,307 to the nonprofit group that works with wounded soldiers.
The Big Vanilla in Arnold and Pasadena recently teamed up and donated $11,307 to the nonprofit organization Truckin4Troops, said Donna Sage, Big Vanilla marketing director. According to a release, Truckin4Troops is a nonprofit group that arranges unique and specialized events for wounded warriors and provides transportation to them in memorable and beautiful custom trucks. The Truckin4Troops team tries to meet every military transport that comes into BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and provides the soldiers with a warm welcome and transportation in amazing, custom trucks. In May, the Big Vanilla in Pasadena hosted a Spring Fling, which featured activities for the entire family, including rock climbing, face painting, a moon bounce and pony …
Friday, March 9, 2012
Congratulations to Big Vanilla for earning the best gym in town vote among readers.
The Big Vanilla Athletic Club is the winner of the best gym in the Arnold, Broadneck area for Patch's Readers' Choice competition, based on poll votes, comments and reviews. Big Vanilla's marketing director Donna Sage said she was grateful to all their customers coming out to show their support. "Big Vanilla is proud to have been chosen by Patch readers as the best gym in Broadneck," Sage said in an email. "We strive to inspire a healthy attitude, healthy families and a healthy community." Next week, we'll let readers choose the best St. Paddy's Day spot in town in preparation for the big day on March 17.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Often times, Broadneck teens are the first people you see as you enter the community's largest athletic complex.
Since its establishment as a tennis and racquetball club in 1977, the Big Vanilla Athletic Club has become the place for Broadneck residents to get healthy and remain fit. Not only does Big Vanilla sport a floor full of exercise equipment and its very own rock wall, it also boasts a strong staff, and has built a reputation as being a great place for teen employment. Teen jobs at Big Vanilla run the gamut, from checking in gym members to cleaning and manning the pool, to looking after the small children involved in the gym’s in-house daycare Kids Club. But while the jobs may sound simple, the work is in no way less enjoyable. Each employee goes through an application process, generally involving a written portion and interview. Most of the …
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Professional entertainers are traveling to our area this weekend and providing exciting shows for all ages.
1) Infinity Theatre presents Little Shop of Horrors When/Where: Friday, and Saturday night at 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday matinee at 2 p.m., at the Children’s Theatre of Annapolis Theater on Bay Head Road now through August 7. Why Go: New York professionals have come to Annapolis to share their incredible talents with local residents. The show’s story centers around two star-crossed, down-and-out Skid Row lovers, Seymour and Audrey, who try to make sense of a trashy world of greedy florists, sadistic dentists, sassy street urchins, and a man-eating potted plant from outer space. Note: Little Shop of Horrors contains some comedic violence and mild adult language. Parental guidance suggested for children under age 10. Price: $18 - $35. …
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Big V’s year-round pool encourages aquatic fun and fitness.
Big Vanilla kicked off their “Family Friday Swim” in style last Friday evening with a DJ, food, and pool activities. While the event was for members only, members could bring guests to enjoy the festivities also. For a nominal fee of $10, a member can purchase a gift certificate that allows them to bring two guests to the pool to enjoy the “Family Friday Swim” and entitles each guest to a smoothie. The “Family Friday Swim” is an event that Big Vanilla offers year-round, not just during the summer months. The new addition to their pool, the Wibit, was brought out for this special event. The Wibit is a floating obstacle course made up of hand holds to climb upon it, a hill to climb over, and a wide balance beam and vaulting area at the …