Upcoming Chamber Events
3/8/22 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Public Policy Committee Meeting

Peter Franchot, Comptroller of Maryland will discuss surplus funds for small businesses in Baltimore City. Join us and find out what you need to do as a business owner.
3/10/22 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual Happy Hour

Time to unwind and network with other Chamber members.
3/16/22 8:00am -9:30am
Breakfast with Jayson Williams, CEO Mayson-Dixon Companies

Join us for our first in person event! FREE for Members/$19 for non-members. Hosted by Byrnes & Associates, Inc.
The Redwood Exchange
233 E. Redwood Street, 2nd Floor Baltimore, MD 21202
Werner's Restaurant will be providing a continental breakfast.

3/25/22 1:00pm-3:00PM
The Women's Leadership Committee will be hosting
"The Power of Women"
Virtual Conference with Baltimore's very own Quinn Conyers as our Emcee. Our panel of amazing women will be Gen Kelsang Chogden, Jade Dai, Kimberly Castle Royster, Juanita Scott, Kimberly Ellison Taylor, Vonnya Pettigrew, and Bernadette Wegenstein. Learn more about our panelists HERE.

Tickets are $35.00 for members and $45.00 for non- members. Sponsorship opportunities are available!
1st Annual Golf Classic
Friday, June 17, 2022
GoFundMe Small Business Relief Initiative 
GoFundMe will issue $500 matching grants to qualifying businesses that raise at least $500 on GoFundMe. Learn more here.
Grant for Non-profit Organizations
Baltimore City has established an online application process for the American Rescue Plan Act funding to support projects for City agencies and nonprofit organizations. Projects must have a minimum grant request of $250,000 to be considered.

For additional questions or assistance regarding the application process, please contact arp@baltimorecity.gov
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Want to Become a Corporate Partner?

The Baltimore City Chamber wants to partner with YOU! The Chamber offers a variety of affordable sponsorship packages which provide the opportunity to have your business promoted in our weekly emails, website, and more! Contact Lenora Henry, Executive Director to schedule a meeting and learn more how to engage with the Chamber at Executivedirector@baltimorecitychamber.org
Volunteers Needed!

The Chamber wants members to get involved with our Events, Membership, Public Policy, Young Professionals or Woman’s Leadership Committee. This is an opportunity to develop relationships and exchange ideas with other business owners and corporations. To learn more, reach out to Lenora Henry, Executive Director at Executivedirector@baltimorecitychamber.org
Need Help Creating Your Marketing Plan?
You can have the best product or service on the market, but without a great marketing strategy, you may struggle to acquire sales.

Owner of Qween of All Tradez LLC, Tyanna Ellisse, has released The Ultimate Marketing Guide Workbook. The book helps new female entrepreneurs and small business owners learn marketing fundamentals while guiding them on how to develop their own marketing plan.

Business Promotions of The Week
Please email us at info@baltimorecitychamber.org in order to be featured in our Weekly Messages from the Chairwoman.

Chamber Member Vonnya Pettigrew of Root Branch Media Group is is an award-winning media production and communications firm headquartered in Baltimore City’s Woodberry community. Root Branch is 100% African American and Woman Owned with MBE and WBE certification in the state of Maryland services include creative development, story-boarding, script writing, casting,
cinematography, photography, sound design, graphic design, web design and live streaming. RBMG produce media campaigns,
commercials, promotional videos, training videos, television programming, radio spots, short films and documentaries.
RBMG offers a COVID compliant safe certified production studio fully outfitted with the industry’s standard top of the line
equipment including 4K Black Magic Cameras, Sennheiser Microphones, Aperture Lighting, Teleprompter, Dolly Tracks, and a
multitude of backdrops and green screen. The in-house editing suite is equipped with Adobe Premier and is backed up on our
G-Drive media storage.

To learn more about Root Branch Media Group visit https://www.rootbranchmediagroup.com

Chamber Member Joanna Bartholomew of O'Hara Development Partners are restoring communities one block at a time! "Reducing vacant houses and vacant lots not only leads to an attractive area to reside in, but it improves one’s mental health and overall quality of life." Many studies have demonstrated that adding trees to empty lots and lessening trash results in a reduction in the reported number of depression cases in an area.

To learn more about how you can become a Donor or Sponsor, visit https://www.oharacdc.org/sponsor. If you would like to discuss in more detail how you or your organization can volunteer or provide any additional support, please send an email to info@oharadev.com.

Chamber Member Wayne S. Stewart of Stewart Design Agency is a full service digital agency with over 14 years of experience designing and building custom internet based applications. Our service offering are Brand Design & Development, Social Media Management, Web Design, Web Development and Application Hosting. For the entire month of February in celebration of Black History Month, we are offering 20% off all our services to Certified Minority Business Enterprises that are African American owned. To take advantage of this offer, please book your free Consultation by clicking the link provided below. 
Contact Wayne S. Stewart at 443-429-0494 Website: www.sdagency.net

Yolanda Harrison offers Life Insurance, Retirement, and Financial Repair Specialist assistance for anyone looking for a healthy financial situation, she assists with getting on a sound plan, protected, and prepared. The key to transforming financial situations begins with customized services.
Schedule a free financial consultation, today at yolandaharrison.org/home or info@yolandaharrison.org
Want Your Business Highlighted in
Our Weekly Emails?
Please email us at info@baltimorecitychamber.org in order to be featured in our Weekly Messages from the Chairwoman.

In the email please include the following:
  • Business name
  • Brief 4-7 sentences explaining what your company does and the product/ service that you would like to be highlighted.
  • A link to your website
  • An email and/or number for members to contact you
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Kimberly Castle Royster
Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce 443-860-2020 www.baltimorecitychamber.org