Chamber Connections  
November 15, 2019
Small Business Seminar
Alternative Financing to Grow and Scale your Business
Wednesday, November 20th | 9:00AM - 10:00AM | Wheels Skating Center
Ready to take your business to the next level?
Learn how your local county Economic Development Corporation can support your business needs and provide alternative financing for your small business.

Join fellow entrepreneurs and build your support network. This seminar is a must attend! 
Speakers :
Keasha Haythe, CEcD
Business Development Associate
Alicia Moran
Small Business Manager
Light refreshments will be served and are sponsored by our host, Wheel's Skating Center.

**This Seminar is FREE for Chamber Members**
2019-2020 Relocation & Business Guide
Digital Copy Now Available!!
We are happy to announce that the 2019-2020 Relocation and Business Guide is now available. More colorful than ever, the Directory is your reference guide for Chamber members. It also includes “must-have” information about our community and our region’s businesses. Members, you will get your copy of the Directory in the mail shortly. Additionally, we distribute the Directory to Fort Meade families on post, to newcomers and visitors through Chamber office and at Fort Meade, in new business welcome packets and at major Chamber events. Plus, the Directory is posted on the Chamber website. 

Thank you to all who advertised or enhanced your listing in the Directory. Your participation made the Directory possible. Through the ads, these CMC members financially supported the Chamber in a special way while making the most of their membership. 

The Central Maryland Chamber provides a strong regional presence dedicated to supporting the growth and development of business in our area. Thank you for being part of it.

Guide produced by  The Business Monthly
Crofton Professionals Toastmasters Group Demo Meeting
Saturday, November 23rd | 10:00AM - 12:00PM | Crofton, MD
This meeting is a demonstration meeting to show you what Toastmasters is all about. You will experience how to use your words more effectively, listen more accurately, and speak off the cuff. This is known as Impromptu speaking, where you can answer any random questions in an unique, interesting and fun way that will capture your audience attention. You will also learn how to speak without using so's, um's or ah's...our favorite go to words when we do not know what to say next.
Come and meet new people, enjoy light refreshments and network.

Free to attend.
Membership 101
Thursday, November 21st | 9:00AM - 10:00AM
2019 Holiday Mixer & Silent Auction
**Now Accepting Silent Auction Donations!**
Wednesday, December 4th | 5:30PM - 7:30PM
The CMC partners with the BWCC Foundation to hold a silent auction to raise funds for college scholarships that are awarded to seniors in high schools throughout Anne Arundel, Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George’s Counties.
If you would like to make a donation for the
2019 Silent Auction, please click the button below.
Thank you, in advance, for supporting a fantastic cause!
The BWCC Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization. Tax ID No.: 52-125-6069
The deadline to to donate an item or certificate is November 27, 2019.
National Apprenticeship Week
Apprenticeship Employer Information Session
November 21st | 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Come learn about how Howard Community College's Construction Management Apprenticeship can benefit your business. There will be a presentation that will include an overview of our 2 year Construction Apprenticeship program; additionally, we will have a representative from Maryland's Department of Labor to help answer questions you may have including tax benefits and incentive information. Light breakfast will be provided.
Free Event!
Location Details
Science, Engineering & Technology (SET) Building, Room 101
Howard Community College Main Campus
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044
Member and Regional Business News
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Upcoming Events

Small Business Seminar
Wednesday, November 20

Membership 101
Thursday, November 21

Holiday Mixer
Wednesday, December 4
Committee Meetings 

Business Connections Network #2
Tuesday, November 19th at 8:30am

Board of Directors
Tuesday, November 26th at 8:30am

Small Business Committee
Tuesday, Decemeber 3rd at 9:00am
Have an Article or News to Share?

Chamber members are encouraged to share their news in the weekly newsletter.

Newsworthy articles are included for FREE! 
Looking to Fill an Open Position?

Utilize the Chamber’s job bank to help you find the perfect hire!

Members may post job openings to the job bank for  free  . 
Inclement Weather Policy
Because the Central Maryland Chamber serves members in several counties, the following inclement weather policy has been established:

If any one of the three county school systems (Anne Arundel, Howard, Prince George’s) closes due to inclement weather, all chamber activities for the day will be cancelled.

If any one of the three county school systems has a 2 hour delay, all chamber activities prior to noon will be cancelled.  

If any one of the three county school systems closes early due to weather, all chamber evening activities will be cancelled.
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