MS MARYLAND SENIOR AMERICA 2013,
MARCIA ANN DAVIS
Marcia Ann Davis, the current Ms. Maryland Senior America, was born and raised in Baltimore County, Maryland. She attended Strayer University and The Baltimore Institute.
Marcia Ann is a retired Petty Officer who was in the Coast Guard and Naval Reserves, where she served a total of 23 years. Marcia Ann was the Support Yeoman for several Units including Military Sealift Command Baltimore/England 106 at the Fort McHenry Naval Reserves Center, Baltimore, Maryland. In 1979, the Admiral for Readiness Command Region Six, hand-picked Marcia Ann for outstanding performance as “Sailor of the Quarter.” Marcia Ann attended many military schools successfully completing all courses, including Logistics, Transportation and Navigation training. She successfully steered a 30-foot Coast Guard Cutter down the Jamestown River in Virginia, to complete her training for Coast Guard “Boot Camp.” Marcia Ann participated in a worldwide Special Forces Exercise with the Navy Seals in Denmark for 44 days, receiving a 4.0 Enlisted Evaluation Report for outstanding administrative support.
In her civilian career, Marcia Ann worked for the Department of Housing and Community Development for 14 years. She worked for 20 Relocation Claims Attorneys as and Administrative Assistant. Her Project involved moving and relocating all businesses around the Baltimore Harbor. This required State and Federal funding and guidelines, under the law, to make way for the present Inner Harbor in Baltimore City.
She received a promotion to work for Vitro Corporation in Silver Spring, Maryland as an Administrative Assistant/Project Secretary doing Navy Defense work. Marcia Ann was sent to travel and work in the Navy Office in Crystal City, Virginia where she processed classified documents. She worked for Vitro Corporation for 12 years.
Marcia Ann is a past Director of the all-volunteer entertainment group, The Pascal Go-Getters. She is currently a member of the all-volunteer entertainment group, The South County Show Stoppers. They perform at Senior Centers, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities, Church Events, County Fairs, Retirement and Veterans Homes. In 2011 The South County Show Stoppers were presented with the “Governor’s Leadership in Aging Award for Performing Arts.”
Marcia Ann is 70 years old and believes that Seniors are a viable part of our society. They are “unclaimed treasures” who should be proud of themselves; as she is………!
While at home, Marcia Ann enjoys spending time with her disabled Yorkshire Terrier “Yorkie” whom she found in a local dumpster about one year ago, fell in love with, and has adopted. The story of “Yorkie” and Marcia Ann was written in the Baltimore Sun Papers, after a reporter heard about it at a SPCA Fund Raiser hosted by the South County Show Stoppers.
Marcia Ann’s interests include Grandchildren, singing, dancing, baking, catering parties, photography, interior decorating, volunteering, and sending home made cookies to troops in Afghanistan.
Organizations of which she is presently a member include the following:
The American Legion Post 0276, Severn, Maryland
The Fleet Reserve Association, Alexandria, Virginia
The Eastern Star, Frederick Chapter, Frederick, Maryland
The Edna Lee Dance Academy, Glen Burnie, Maryland
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
The South County Show Stoppers, Annapolis, Maryland