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Chamber Chat: Ted Zaleski Talks Carroll’s Budget

Chamber Chat guest, Ted Zaleski – Director of Management and Budget for Carroll County, talks with Mike about his role with the County and the overall budgeting process. Ted will also be presenting at the Chamber’s Annual County Budget Luncheon on Thursday, February 18th.

We’re Going Back to Cuba!

The third time is a charm! If you weren’t able to join the Chamber on either of our last two trips to Cuba, here’s another chance for you to partake in the adventure of a lifetime and visit a land which is frozen in time and just 90 miles off the coast of Florida. All the elements […]


Chamber Chat: Get to Know Lorien Taneytown

Listen in as Mike interviews Sharon May, Administrator of Lorien; Julie Larrick, Admissions Director of Lorien; and, perhaps his long lost cousin, Sonya McMillion, the Manager of Flick’s Pub at Lorien!

Maryland Legislative Kick-Off 2016

As we’ve done for many years, we started our year with the Maryland Legislative Kick-Off Breakfast. Over 100 people were in attendance at the Zigler Hospitality Center in New Windsor, Maryland on Thursday, January 7th to hear from our Maryland delegation.

Chamber Chat: Expert Tax Tips for April 15th (Part 2)

CPA Sherry Cracium-Bolin, of RLH CPAs & Business Advisors, returns to Chamber Chat with Mike in the Sunday, December 20th, edition to tell us what we can still do in the remaining days of 2015 to impact our 2015 tax returns.

Chamber Chat: Expert Tax Tips for April 15th (Part 1)

The end of the calendar year means we’re getting closer to the April 15th Tax Day. In this edition of Chamber Chat Mike interviews CPA, Sherry Cracium-Bolin of RLH CPAs & Business Advisors. Sherry focuses on new impacts from the Affordable Care Act, as well as pending laws which will impact the 2015 tax returns.

Chamber Chat: 26th Annual Outstanding Teacher Awards

It’s always a good day to thank a Teacher in Carroll County, but there are some special ways to acknowledge an important teacher in your life or in the life of your child. Listen into Chamber Chat, as Mike interviews Peggy Soper of the Chamber, as they discuss the Chamber’s Outstanding Teacher Awards and the process for nominating a teacher.

A Fresh Look at Holiday Shopping in Cyber Monday

Before you take to the internet on this Cyber Monday to do your holiday shopping, read Mike’s column in the Carroll County Times from November 29th to see that shopping local is often more convenient in the long run and yields better prices than online. Read Mike’s Column! 

Chamber Chat: Shop Local at Coffey Music

It’s that time of the year again to put a laser focus on shopping local. Bob Coffey, owner of Coffey Music in Downtown Westminster, is interviewed by Mike on the November 22nd Chamber Chat show and discusses the benefits of keeping our gift giving money in Carroll County.

Autumn Summer Wins the 2015 Carroll Biz Challenge!

Our five Carroll Biz Challenge finalists took the stage to pitch their new business ideas at the Carroll Arts Center on Thursday, November 19th. All five of our finalists did a fantastic job! However, it was Ryan Herbstsomer, Founder & CEO of Autumn Summer, who took home the prizes.

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