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6th Annual Carroll Biz Challenge Now Open for Applications

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 2107 Carroll Biz Challenge! The Biz Challenge is an annual tradition in Carroll County, which offers local entrepreneurs the exciting opportunity to pitch their new business ideas to make great connections, get loads of publicity, and this year, compete for a $7,500 cash prize plus additional prizes worth thousands more.

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.


Legislative Breakfast 2017 Edition

Every year, the Chamber hosts breakfast with the Carroll Annapolis Delegation prior to the 2017 Maryland General Assembly. The Community Media Center was kind enough to film the event where you’ll hear all about the bills that will be presented during the session.

Fire Safety in 2017

Mike chats with Bob Cumberland, 1st VP of the Westminster Fire Department, about fire safety measures to take as we enter the new year.

How to Get Your Vehicle Ready for Winter

On this episode of Chamber Chat, Mike interviews Monica Fisher, owner of Fisher Tire & Auto. The two of them talk about what to do to get your vehicle ready for the winter weather, as well as going over the various types of repairs offered at Monica’s shop. Fisher Tire & Auto has been in business here in Carroll County for 63 years.

Holiday Hope Campaign

On this episode of Chamber Chat, Mike interviews Reggie Bodnar, Executive Director of Carroll Hospice. They talk about the Holiday of Hope Campaign being organized by the Carroll County Times, in which Hospice is one of the beneficiaries, and discuss what Hospice is and who is eligible for the services they provide.

Downtown Holiday Passport Program

Missie Wilcox, Marketing Consultant at the City of Westminster, joins Mike on Chamber Chat to talk about a new holiday passport program to reward people for shopping downtown. Over 90 businesses across Carroll County are participating.

Nominate an Outstanding Teacher

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and the Carroll County Public School System are seeking nominations for the annual Outstanding Teacher Awards. The deadline for nominations is January 6, 2017.

Live Local #LiveCarroll Update

Professor Josh Ambrose and Sara McDonald from McDaniel join Mike on this episode of Chamber Chat to give us a behind the scenes look at MAGIC’s social media experiment, Live Local #LiveCarroll.

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