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Chamber Travel in 2017

The Chamber has led sold-out travel opportunities to amazing places like Cuba and China. We are pleased to announce that we will be leading trips to China and Tuscany in 2017! All of our trips are open to the public.


Live Local #LiveCarroll

Josh Ambrose, Professor at McDaniel College, joins Mike on Chamber Chat to talk about how Live Local #LiveCarroll is preparing students for their future by providing them an incredible opportunity to learn and create innovative social media marketing strategies.

Small Business is Something to Celebrate

On this episode of Chamber Chat, Doug Howard, Coordinator of Miller, joins Mike to discuss the upcoming Small Business Award winners. The community is invited to celebrate them with us on Thursday, October 27th starting at 5pm at The Portico. It’s a wonderful event.

Sign Up for an Innovative Community Discount Program

Jason Stambaugh, Executive Director of the Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory, Inc. (MAGIC) joins Mike to talk to about an innovative community discount program called Live Local #Live Carroll. They talk about the exciting social media experiment happening behind the scenes and how local retailers, restaurants, and service providers can get involved.

The Taneytown Maryland Ambassador Program

Mike was privileged to have Nancy McCormick, Director of Economic Development for the City of Taneytown, along with Jon Weetman, Consultant and Attorney for the Entrepreneur Store on the show. They discussed the new Ambassador Program that the City of Taneytown is implementing. Interesting stuff!

New Federal Overtime Law Takes Effect Soon

Danna Blum, President of the Carroll County Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), joins Mike on Chamber Chat to talk about the new regulations and 4 options that businesses have in dealing with a new Federal Overtime Law that takes effect December 1, 2016.

Rethinking Outside the Box

Al Betz of Outfluence, LLC and Kelly Frager of Etiquette For Everyday talk with Mike about their upcoming workshop series entitled Rethinking Outside the Box.

Visit China in 2017

On this episode of Chamber Chat, Mike chats with Chamber Board Chair, Ben Yingling of Crawford Yingling Insurance, about the Chamber’s April 2017 trip to China.

Your Cup of Tea

Lora Andrews, owner of CUP Tea Bar & Cafe in Downtown Westminster, fills us in as to why Carroll Main Streets and her wonderful café is just your cup of tea.

Carroll County Restaurant Week 2016

On this episode of Chamber Chat, Mike Chats with Amy Fields of Legends Cafe about the launch of Carroll County Restaurant Week 2016, which runs from Sunday, 8/14 to Sunday, 8/21. Carroll Restaurant Week offers great deals and special menu items from amazing local restaurants. Learn more by visiting www.CarrollCountyRestaurantWeek.com.

Fall in the City of Westminster

Mike chats with Missie Wilcox, Marketing Consultant for the City of Westminster, about the host of activities happening in the City during the Fall. These events include the Tech Stroll, Farm to Table Brunch, Midnight Madness, Westminster Fall Fest and more…

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