Chamber Connections  
March 23, 2018
Spirit of Community Award Winners

The CMC was honored to recognize 28 amazing public servants at our annual Spirit of Community Awards Dinner! These outstanding educators and public safety officials are the reason our region is such a great place to live and work!

See the pictures by clicking HERE . A special thank you to Nina K Photography for capturing the event!
Presenting Sponsor:
Live! Casino & Hotel
Platinum Sponsors:
 AJ Properties, The Halle Companies, M&T Bank, USMFoundation
Gold Sponsors:
Academy Yard, Anne Arundel Community College, The Bank of Glen Burnie, BB&T, The Dolben Company, Elm Street Development, HeimLantz, PC, The Hotel at Arundel Preserve, Reliable Contracting Company, UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Silver Sponsors:
Atlas Container Corporation, Fisher Law Office, Landesign, Inc, Lynn Nichols of Douglas Realty, Southern Management Corporation, The UPS Store- Odenton/Hanover
Table Hosts:
Coldwell Banker- Crofton Office at the Village of Waugh Chapel, Corvias Military Living, Fort Meade Alliance, Howard Bank, The BWI Business Partnership, The Village at Waugh Chapel/Waugh Chapel Towne Centre, What's Up? Media
Supports for Your Business!
Multi-Chamber Breakfast
Thursday, April 12th - 7:30-9:30AM

A Joint Business Exchange Breakfast will be held at Hella's Restaurant & Lounge. There will be door prizes, a literature table, and, of course, great networking opportunities! Bring your business cards and handout's. Register by April 10th!
Registration is now open for the 2018 Annual Meeting hosted by Live! Casino & Hotel.

This year's event will feature Keynote Speaker...

Dr. Freeman Hrabowski,III
President of UMBC 
Named one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World” by TIME
Named one of America’s Best Leaders by U.S. News & World Report
Named one of America’s 10 Best College Presidents by TIME
Named one of seven Top American Leaders by The Washington Post  

The event will also feature the
2nd Annual CMC Business Hall of Fame Awards!

Sponsorships are available. Please contact the chamber office for more information.
SCORE Presents
"How to Start a Nonprofit Organization"
Wednesday, March 28 - 1:00-3:00PM

Are you thinking about starting or growing nonprofit organization? If so, you want to attend this workshop!

Topics Being Covered
Alternative nonprofit structures
Key steps to getting started - establishing a board, developing bylaws
Needed filings with the state and federal government
Ongoing governance and operations
And much more!

Click HERE for complete details and registration.
Howard County
Business Appreciation Week  
Monday, April 23 through Friday, April 27  

Get you business recognized!

Howard County businesses of all sizes are invited to take part in the 2018 Business Appreciation Week. Each year teams of ambassadors comprised of government officials and community leaders join the County Executive in visiting businesses and hearing about ways to improve the business community.

This is your opportunity to share your stories and experiences by signing up for an appointment.

Registration will close Monday, April 16 at 12:00 AM.
Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 3rd

Wednesday, April 4th

Thursday, April 12th

Thursday, April 19th
Committee Meetings

Small Business Committee
Tuesday, April 3rd - 9:00AM
Chamber Conference Room- Odenton

Odenton Action Coalition
Thursday, April 5th - 9:00AM
Chamber Conference Room - Odenton
Thank you to our 2018 Corporate Trustees!
Diamond Trustees:
Platinum Trustees: 
Gold Trustees: