Chamber Connections  
July 27, 2018
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Groundbreaking for Kiddie Academy of Hanover
Our region desperately needs more daycare providers and soon a new Kiddie Academy will be arriving to provide more options! A thank you to several of our local leaders for coming out and a special thanks to Kiddie Academy for providing such a needed and valuable service to our region!
Military Affairs Committee
School Supply Drive

The Military Affairs Committee will be collecting Back to School Supplies for the seven public schools on Fort Meade schools. We are accepting donations of supplies and monetary donations. Please click the link below to see a list of the supplies that are needed.

Thank you for your generosity and for supporting the soldiers and families of Fort Meade!
Hall of Fame Business Recognized

We love to see when our members' accomplishments are featured in the news! The Maritime Conference Center was recently featured in the "The Master, Mate & Pilot," recognizing their reception of the CMC's Business Partner of the Year Award!
Sign-Up for the Energy Co-Op
And Join in the Savings with Other Chamber Businesses!

This opportunity is exclusive only to Chamber members. The Central Maryland Chamber - CQI Energy Cooperative has helped hundreds of chambers businesses realize significant long-term savings.

  • Last year one private business in the chamber saved $80,000/year in energy costs!

  • Last year one non-profit in the chamber saved $11,000/year in energy costs!

This can be you by just joining the CMC Co-Op. Once you sign up nothing changes except that you receive lower energy rates. All you have to do is join and it's free to enroll!
Membership 101
Thursday, August 16th- 9:00AM
Chamber Conference Room- Odenton

Jump start your business by attending Membership 101. This free program introduces benefits of membership and gives you ideas that can help you grow your business.  

Membership provides a strong network of business contacts throughout Central Maryland, career-enhancing professional training, new business referrals, networking opportunities, pro-business advocacy support and money saving discounts. An independent study showed that consumers are 80% more likely to buy from a chamber member. Belonging to the Central Maryland Chamber can help you grow your business. We invite you to attend. Free admission.
Young Professionals Network
1st Annual Cornhole Tournament & Baysox Game
Friday, August 24th | 4:00PM
Baysox Stadium

Join our Young Professionals Network for their 1st Annual Cornhole Tournament! Come to watch or play, network, enjoy some food, and then stay for the Bowie Baysox game! Join members from our sister chambers throughout the area and come enjoy an afternoon at the ballpark!
Looking for Mixer Hosts

Interested in hosting one of the CMC Networking Mixers? We are currently filling our mixer spots for 2019. If you are interested, contact Kim Wirt, Director of Operations for more details and for open dates.
Time is Running Out...
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2018-2019 Relocation & Business Guide

The new 2018-2019 CMC Relocation & Business Guide will be published in September. Member advertising supports the chamber’s efforts to attract new businesses, provide newcomers with essential resource information, and connect members all year. 3,000 printed copies are distributed around the region, including Ft. Meade. The digital edition is posted on the Chamber website, providing even further ad reach to customers! Ads start at just $595.00 and must be reserved by July 30th.
Getting Engaged!
Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 1st

Tuesday, August 7th

Wednesday, August 8th

Thursday, August 16th

Tuesday, August 21st

Thursday, August 23rd

Friday, August 24th
Committee Meetings

Odenton Action Coalition
Thursday, August 2nd- 9:00AM
Chamber Conference Room- Odenton

Small Business Committee
Tuesday, August 7th- 9:00AM
Chamber Conference Room- Odenton

Military Affairs Committee
Thursday, August 9th- 9:00AM
Chamber Conference Room-Odenton

Regional Economic Development Committee
Tuesday, August 14th- 9:00AM
Chamber Conference Room- Odenton
Member Anniversaries - July
36 Years-
Jiffy Lube
Towne Centre at Laurel

26 Years-
City of Bowie

25 Years-
Anne Arundel Community College

19 Years-
The Bank of Glen Burnie-Severn
The Groves at Piney Orchard

18 Years-
The UPS Store- Odenton

16 Years-
Gemini Financial Services

15 Years-
CCS Presentation Systems

14 Years-
DeMatha Catholic High School
Dr. Backup, LLC
Kohler Equipment
New Hope Academy & Preschool
Trinity Reformed Presbyterian Church (OPC)

13 Years-
Adopt a Highway Litter Removal Service of America
Annapolis Chocolate Company, Inc.

11 Years-
TownePlace Suites by Marriott- Baltimore/BWI

10 Years-
Elm Street Development
HeimLantz, PC

9 Years-
Little Treasury Jewelers
Mallard Construction Group, Inc.
Performance Insurance Group
TownePlace Suites by Marriott- Arundel Mills
8 Years-
Catholic Charities Senior Housing
Center for Mobility Equity
Parcel & Office Solutions
Severn Community Library
Vuong's Tae Kwon Do

7 Years-
IsLAND Develoment, LLC
Melwood Horticultural Training Center

6 Years-
FASTSIGNS of Odenton

5 Years-
Kingdom Kare Childcare Center
Sandy Spring Bank
Whole Yoga & Pilates

3 Years-
Howard Bank
Jerry Kline- Keller Williams Flagship of Maryland
Maryland Employment Network
Novus Odenton Apartments

2 Years-
Maryland House of Delegates- Pamela Beidle
Maryland Senate- Ed DeGrange

1 Year-
Crusaders for Change, LLC
Edible Arrangements- Hanover
Hatch Exhibits
In His Hands Massage Therapy
Kernel Associates
PG County Economic Development Corp.
Renaud Consulting
Commercial Recycling in Anne Arundel County

The Anne Arundel County Recycling and Waste Reduction Division can help county businesses start recycling or improve an existing program. They are available to answer questions, offer literature, and provide technical assistance. Program Specialists are also available for presentations to your staff and for residents of multi-family and apartment complexes. See the link below for more information.
2018 Corporate Trustees
Legacy Leaders:
Diamond Trustees:
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Gold Trustees: