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Maryland celebrates Black History Month at Government House

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Governor and the First Lady of Maryland, Wes and Dawn Moore, hosted the annual Black History Month Open House at Government House in Annapolis over the weekend. The event drew hundreds of guests to enjoy performances from the Kingdom Fellowship A.M.E. Church Choir from Prince George’s County and a variety of art pieces from different Maryland institutions. “Here …


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Hiring Our Heroes: Military Spouse Employer Connect event held at Government House

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore, First Lady Dawn Moore, Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller, and Maryland Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Tony Woods this week hosted Hiring Our Heroes: Military Spouse Employer Connect event at Government House. More than 60 military spouses joined representatives from numerous State agencies and top employers to network and learn more about employment and fellowship opportunities. “If …


Governor Wes Moore, First Lady Dawn Moore to host public holiday open house [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore and First Lady Dawn Moore have announced that they will open the Government House of Maryland to celebrate the holidays during a Public Open House on Saturday, December 9, at Government House, located at 110 State Circle in Annapolis (21401). The event will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. “Over the …

Governor Moore, Lieutenant Governor Miller join administration officials to mark National Work Zone Awareness Week

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore and Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller on Tuesday joined officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland State Police, and members of the transportation construction community to mark National Work Zone Awareness Week. To support worker safety, the governor announced the creation of a Maryland Work Zone Safety Work Group. The group, which will be chaired by …

Governor Hogan, First Lady Yumi Hogan host final Lunar New Year celebration at Government House

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan this week hosted their final annual Lunar New Year celebration at Government House. More than 200 guests joined the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives and the Governor’s Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs for the celebration, including dignitaries representing Washington, D.C.’s diplomatic corps and Maryland’s Asian American community leaders. The Lunar …

Governor Hogan welcomes Israeli Ambassador, Jewish leaders to Government House for annual Hanukkah brunch

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan on Sunday hosted their final annual Hanukkah brunch at Government House for Jewish leaders from across Maryland. “The holiday season brings together families of all faiths all across Maryland, and today we come together to honor our state’s rich Jewish culture,” said Governor Hogan. “From standing in solidarity against the BDS …

Governor Hogan welcomes Governor-Elect Wes Moore to Government House

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan welcomed Governor-Elect Wes Moore, Mrs. Dawn Moore, and their children to Government House in Annapolis over the weekend. “The First Lady and I were delighted to welcome the Moore family to historic Government House this afternoon and show them around what will soon be their new home,” said Governor Hogan. “The …

Maryland flag lowered to half-staff to commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day 2022

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland flag to be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday to mark International Overdose Awareness Day 2022. International Overdose Awareness Day is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died. It also serves to acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind. It was initiated in …