The Chamber office will be closed on Monday, January 16th

for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday which is a

National Day of Service.


Baia Kitchen & Wine Bar

Jason Nagers

8323 Bayside Road Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732


Jaymie Lewis, O'Brien Realty

Jaymie Lewis

13970 H. G. Trueman Road Solomons, MD 20688


JDH Remodeling

Emily Kies

4821 St. Leonard Road Suite 201 St. Leonard MD 20685



Asbury Solomons

Brooke Swann

Ginnie Roberts at eXp Realty

Natural Looks By Victoria

Republic Services

Southern Maryland Center for Independent Living

State Farm Insurance Company-Wayne Shoemaker


Women To Women Express-O

Hosted By: Green Compass & Natural Looks by Victoria

When: Friday, January 27, 2023

Where: Mandy Lee's- 136 Main Street Prince Frederick

Time: 9:00 am

Cost: FREE for Chamber Members/ $5 Non-members

Join us for great networking and light fare! Men are welcome to attend! All fees from non-member attendees will be contributed to a charity at the end of 2023.



Application for Calvert County Small Business Assistance Grant is NOW OPEN!

As of January 4th, the Calvert County Department of Economic Development is accepting applications for the Calvert County Small Business Assistance Grant. The Small Business Assistance Grant Fund was established to provide financial assistance that will help local small business owners grow and strengthen their existing businesses.

Interested business owners must request an application by visiting Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023. Grant awards are expected to be announced in mid-February.

Read more here.

The FY 2024 Capital and Non Capital Maryland Heritage Area Grant Program Is OPEN

The Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) FY 2024 grant materials for capital and non-capital heritage tourism projects are now available, including a newly revised and streamlined application!


Capital Grants are available up to $100,000

Non-Capital Grants are available up to $50,000


These require a match, but that match does not have to be a cash match. It can be an in-kind match, cash match, or a combination of in-kind and cash match.

Begin the first step in the application process by completing an Intent to Apply form through our online grant portal no later than 11:59 pm on January 31, 2023.

For any questions contact: 

Lucille Walker, Executive Director

Brandon Rosario, Program Intern

Strategic Planning - ABCs of Setting up your Nonprofit

When: Tuesday, Jan. 24

Time: 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Where: Regional Hughesville Campus/Room CT105


This course in strategic planning is focused on the essentials of starting a nonprofit organization. Structured as a primer for those who wish to gain an initial understanding of best practices, legal and financial requirements, important documents, and other essential planning tools, this course will enable participants to develop a strong foundation and actionable plan for their new nonprofit. Anyone who has wondered what is involved in starting a nonprofit will find this course a meaningful learning experience. The instructor for this class is Wendy Wolff, Director of Strategic Engagement, Maryland Nonprofits.

Register Here.

25th Annual Southern Maryland Reception

Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland announces their 25th Annual Southern Maryland Reception. This event is a cooperative effort with the Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s Chambers of Commerce, the Southern Maryland Minority Chamber of Commerce, the members of the Southern Maryland Economic Development Association, the Southern Maryland Delegation and the constituents of Southern Maryland.

When: March 2, 2023

Where: Graduate Annapolis,126 West Street, Annapolis MD

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This is your opportunity to showcase the Southern Maryland Region to the rest of the State and meet with elected officials, Cabinet Secretaries and agency heads from throughout the State of Maryland. Please join us as we celebrate with networking, fellowship, food, and music.


How to participate details can be found HERE!

Now accepting online registration and payment!

Please go to Southern Maryland Reception 2023 Registration to complete the online registration and pay with credit card OR Make your check payable to the Tri-County Council for Southern MD and mail to:

Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland

P.O. Box 745

Hughesville, MD 20637


In order to guarantee sponsorship recognition, registration must be received by February 2, 2023


For additional information on reservations or sponsorship contact: Amber Fabricante 301-274-1922 *310 or

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