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November 2, 2018
Another Successful
Army vs. Navy Game & Tailgate!
Go Army! This year the Army beat Navy 22-0 to win the 19th Annual Fort Meade Army vs. Navy Flag Football Game. The Military Affairs Committee of the Central Maryland Chamber is proud to be the prime sponsor of the event to help support important services for military families.
Military Affairs Committee (MAC)
Honored by Fort Meade
Fort Meade recently won the Excellence in Army Recreation Award presented at the Annual National Recreation Parks Association Conference for it's Annual Army vs. Navy Flag Football Game and Tailgate.

In recognition of the Military Affairs Committee's critical role in supporting this initiative, Fort Meade awarded the chamber with an honorary plaque. There is a great article on the important role the chamber plays in making this event possible in support of military families.
Join the Military Affairs Committee (MAC)...

Do you want to help support Fort Meade's critical mission? Do you and your business want to develop a greater connectivity to the installation? Then join the MAC! Any chamber member can join the committee by contacting the MAC Chair, Lynn Nichols, at lnicholsrealestate@gmail.com.
Registration Closes Monday!
Tipton Airport:
A Regional Economic Asset
Opportunities & Expansion

Presented by the Regional Economic Development Committee

Tuesday, November 13th | 8:00am-10:00am
FREE for Chamber Members
Coffee and a light breakfast will be provided.

This is your last chance to learn about an incredible regional asset!

Join us for a great panel of speakers presenting on the history of the airport, the upcoming proposed expansion, and real examples of how businesses are benefiting from Tipton. A Q&A session will follow so you can best understand how to tap into this growing regional asset!
FY20 LDC Grant Applications
Now Available!
The Central Maryland Chamber has a seat on the Local Development Council (LDC), which awarded over $19 million in grants this year to worthy non-profits, associations, and government agencies. A new round of grants will begin soon. If you are a member of the chamber and have questions about the process please contact CMC CEO, Raj Kudchadkar, at Raj@CentralMarylandChamber.org .
Small Business Seminar
B2B Content Marketing and Social Media Power Tips
Wednesday, November 28th | 9:00AM
Join us for our November Small Business Seminar - B2B Content Marketing and Social Media Power Tips on Wednesday, November 28th at 9 AM. You will learn how to cut through the noise and get to the tips that move the needle. We will be looking at content marketing techniques and social media engagement do's and don'ts for B2B organizations. You won't want to miss this valuable presentation by Jon Bailey of Wood Street Inc. who has been involved in digital marketing since 1998.
Member News
Offit Kurman Attorneys At Law announced that the firm has won the GGI Member Firm of the Year Award . GGI Geneva Group International (GGI) is a global alliance of independent, professional services firms. Its members include law, accounting, management consulting, and trust companies.

Offit Kurman has also announced that a group of attorneys from Salon Marrow Dyckman Newman & Broudy LLP have agreed to join the firm in Manhattan. The news  as reported in the New York Law Journal  is the latest in a series of recent strategic expansions for Offit Kurman in New York City, following similar affiliations with attorneys from Menaker & Herrmann and Eaton & Van Winkle earlier this year. The Salon Marrow affiliation becomes effective January 1st, 2019.

Offit Kurman  is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the Mid-Atlantic region. With over 180 attorneys offering a comprehensive range of services in virtually every legal category, the firm is well positioned to meet the needs of dynamic businesses and the people who own and operate them. 

For more information on Offit Kurman, contact Jim Ries at jries@offitkurman.com .
Membership 101
Thursday, November 15th | 9:00AM

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. Belonging to the Central Maryland Chamber can help you grow your business. 

This meeting is FREE to current members that want a refresher and future members that want to better understand all of the chamber's benefits and resources!

Holiday Mixer &
Silent Auction
Wednesday, December 5th | 5:30PM
Member News
The Maryland STEM Festival’s mission is to encourage students of all ages, regardless of their background or experience, to take a greater interest in STEM with the hope that they will pursue a STEM job or career.

On November 10th, the Festival is organizing its first Parade at Anne Arundel Community College. It will be a walking parade followed by booths with STEM
Activities. The purpose of the parade is to engage and inspire students in a fun way to encourage a greater interest in STEM.

For more information or to donate goods, please contact Phil Rogofsky at mdsemfest@gmail.com or call (410) 627-1074.
Have an Article or News to Share?

Chamber members are encouraged to share news and information in the Chamber’s weekly newsletter. Newsworthy articles are included for FREE! Simply email info to: Info@CentralMarylandChamber.org .
Stormwater Success

A Watershed Stewards Academy Course for Property Managers and HOA Leaders
 
This course will:
  • Provide property managers and HOA officers with information and resources to help reduce pollution coming from their properties
  • Address key concerns including flooding, maintenance of stormwater management devices, reducing management costs
  • Explore ways to engage residents to reduce pollution from pet waste, litter and other sources
  • Consist of three in person sessions, three webinars and a toolbox of print and web-based resources
 
Who should attend?  Property Managers and HOA Representatives who live or work in Anne Arundel County.  
 
Format and Schedule:   
·        Session 1: Tuesday, November 20th 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (Classroom and Field) 
·        Session 2: Thursday, December 6th 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (in the Field) 
·        Session 3: Thursday, January 17th 9 a.m.-noon (Classroom) 
Relocation and Business Guide

 The Central Maryland Chamber's new Relocation and Business Guide is officially out!

This beautiful publication is a premier source for information on our region and all the businesses in the chamber.

Copies of the guide will be mailed and hand delivered to all members. In addition, over 3,500 copies will be disseminated throughout our region.

Not only is this guide a great resource on amenities and a wonderful way for us to showcase your business, but you can also use it to meet your business-to-business needs.
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