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June 5, 2020
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Member Spotlight
MBA Growth Partners
MBA Growth Partners is a business advisory firm offering strategic growth and operational efficiencies support to organizations. We provide Go to Market support services for organizations looking to take new products and services to market. We also provide Operational Efficiency support…working with organizations to put in place right-sized “operational systems” to enable growth and expansion. Such systems include Process Definition and Reengineering, identification and implementation of the right technology infrastructure, and tracking the right Key Performance Indicators to measure and drive success for your business.

Our Principals are Business Consultants and Attorneys with over 18 years of experience each in the management consulting field. What differentiates MBA Growth Partners is our emphasis on sustainable and repeatable systems leveraging best practices, data driven insights, and commitment to results.

Contact Bola Audena, CEO & Managing Partner
Online Application is Now Open for
New Anne Arundel Small Business Grant Fund
Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced that the online application for the county’s Small Business Customer and Employee Protection (CEP) Grant Program is now open. Qualified small businesses may apply for up to $10,000 for the reimbursement or purchase of products and services that can help them pivot their business as the economy reopens and implement safety measures for customers and employees. Additional instructions and access to the application are on the CEP grant page.
“This pandemic has severely impacted our business community which has had to make immediate changes in their operations just to survive,” said Mr. Pittman. “These grants aim to help local businesses put in place best practices to keep their workforce and customers safe as well as create new channels for customer engagement and sales opportunities.”
Laurel Park Donates of $50,000 to
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Tower Federal Branches are Open for You!
Tower is here to assist you during this crisis.
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Community branch locations include: Annapolis, Arundel Mills, Clarksville, Columbia, Ellicott City, Gambrills, Laurel, Magothy Beach, Millersville, Owings Mills and Pasadena-Ritchie Highway.
Visit Annapolis Turns Memories into Cash for Area Businesses
Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) is on a mission to recognize and help support locals and businesses that hold a special place in the hearts of area residents and visitors.

The organization has kicked off a “Remember When…” campaign that’s designed to capture some of the many memories that are likely to come to mind as more area businesses re-open with the easing of COVID-19 restrictions and residents and visitors begin patronizing some of their favorite haunts once again.

As VAAAC Chairman of the Board Gary Jobson sees it, “This is a great opportunity for people to give a shout-out to the locals and businesses that have made a difference in their lives through their hospitality, their willingness to go the extra mile, their superior service, and more.”

Interested individuals are invited to upload their memories along with a video or image HERE by June 30. They can provide their favorite business with additional exposure by sharing their story along with a video or image on social media with #RememberWhen, tagging the business and @VisitAnnapolis.
Missed Any of The Central Maryland Chamber Webinars?
Master Virtual Networking- Presented by Jim Ries, Offit Kurman on June 3, 2020
Protecting Confidential Business Information, Servers, and Networks While Working Remotely During the COVID-19 Pandemic- Presented by Chris Riismandel, Epoch Inc.; Stephen Stern, Kagan Stern Marinello & Beard, LLC & Brian Dykstra, Atlantic Data Systems on April 30, 2020
Keeping up with COVID-19_ Practical Pointers for Business Owners to Navigate the Pandemic- Presented by Veronica K. Yu, Esq. & Kelcie Longaker, Esq., Offit Kurman and moderated by Michael Cammarata, Tide Creek Financial Group on May 7, 2020
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