Dundalk Talk - February 2019
Join us for celebrations, workshops and more! And - if spring is the time to launch a new business for yourself or an entrepreneur you know, read on...

Milestone Gala Honorees Announced 
6 - 9 pm, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Pt. Rd. 

Mark your calendars and be prepared to be inspired! Our 10th Milestone Awards Gala honors businesses and people that have made, and are making, Dundalk's revitalization possible. Read here  to learn more about our Cornerstone awardee Key Brewing and our Milestone awardees Larry Bannerman, Tammy Tricario and David Grosscup. Our Gemstone awardees, high school and CCBC students, will be announced soon.
The evening includes a social hour, dinner, awards celebration and silent auction. Reserve your seats now; space is limited - invite friends and colleagues, reserve an entire table and make it a party!  Sponsorships are still available; for information re: the marketing benefits, contact  Amy 
Be A Buyer Workshop Tues., Feb. 19    6 - 7:30 pm
11 Center Place Suite 1, 21222 - The Forge

Want to become a home owner? Know someone who does? Start with knowledge and build your team! At this free workshop, Terry Locklear (Nationwide Mortgage Bankers Inc.) and Lisa Bays (Advance Realty Direct) team up to cover all the challenges 1st-time buyers face and explain the mortgage process, credit building, savings, documentation, grants and programs, and more. Time for Q & A, and this event satisfies the attendance requirement for our 2019 Home Buyer Grant program. Space limited to 40; pre-register, if possible.  More here
Free Small Business Start Up Workshop  Feb. 20, 2-4 pm, 11 Center Place The Forge

Join us and the Baltimore County Small Business Resource Center for an in-depth session to understand start-up requirements, business planning, and the County loan program. More info  here - please RSVP by calling Chris Pineda at 410-282-0261 X4 or email . 
Valentine's Day Gifting - Keep It Local
Historic Dundalk Town Center

In our Historic Dundalk Town Center, visit Laurie's Candles and Crafts (10 N. Dundalk Ave., 410 262-9214), Little Crystal Bijoux (7 Center Place, 443 470-3150), Zallies Boutique (1a Center Place, 443 865-4510) and Dude's Snack Attack (75 Shipping Place) for fun, unexpected items you'll be pleased to give. We're proud to have had a hand in launching all of these shops! Read more...
The Forge - Grow Your Business Here
DRC Bldg. 11 Center Place, Suite 1 21222

Retail storefront, private office, co-working or workshop space - we've got options for you with support resources available from Baltimore County's Small Business Resource Center, County Economic Development, the State of Maryland and more.                                For  details, start  here .  Questions? Call Chris at 410-282-0261 X 4 or  email to learn more, and arrange for a tour! This is great space with reasonable rates, perfect for your business launch. 

Dundalk Renaissance Factoid

In 2018, we assisted 31 low-income senior households with free safety repairs - grab bars, hand rails, minor plumbing, exterior doors, flooring, windows and other safety or health repairs. Senior Repair projects are done in our Focus Neighborhoods of Old Dundalk, Dun-Logan, St. Helena, Turner Station and Graceland Park. We look forward to improving at least 15 more homes for seniors in those neighborhoods in 2019. For program income guidelines and details, call Tasha at 410-282-0261 X3 or email . Thanks to the MD Dept. of Housing and Community Development for funding us for this work.
DUN License plate
Great gift idea - this Valentine's Day, show your love for Dundalk!

For Valentine's Day birthdays, new car purchase - get a custom DRC license plate for yourself or someone you love.  Cost is $35 + a donation to Dundalk Renaissance, you choose your donor amount. Stop by our office at 11 Center Pl. Suite 201 for paperwork, Mon. - Fri., 9:30 - 4:30 or call 410-282-0261.    Donate here.
Dundalk Renaissance Corporation  is a non-profit, 501 c-3 community development corporation dedicated to revitalizing the greater Dundalk area. We always welcome your support for our work! You may give online or mail in your check to DRC, PO Box 9276, Dundalk, MD 21222 - thank you!
    
410 282-0261 |  diane@dundalkusa.org | www.dundalkusa.org
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