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5th Annual Carroll Biz Challenge Opens for Applications!

The website is open and applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Carroll Biz Challenge, which will be held August 11, 2016. Jason Stambaugh, Founder of the Biz Challenge, talks with Mike in this week’s Chamber Chat about how it works and what to expect.

Meet the 2016 Outstanding Teacher Award Winners

We recognized 392 teachers at the 27th annual Outstanding Teacher Awards program held Wednesday evening, March 30, 2016, at Westminster High School. We are pleased to introduce you to our 8 award winners!


What’s New at the 2nd Annual Drug and Violence Expo?

Listen in as Mike talks with Joe Tabling from CQI Associates, Chair of the Chamber’s Business and Education Committee, about the 2nd Annual Drug & Violence Awareness Expo which is this Thursday, April 28th, at the Shipley Arena.

Visit Sykesville’s Market Tavern

Jen Truby, owner of the Market Tavern in Downtown Sykesville, chats with Mike about her unique Main Street gem and about the beautiful town of Sykesville.

NoWorriesIT and The Entrepreneur Store Team Up to Offer Free Workshops

Mike talks with Don McCombie, owner of NoWorriesIT, about his business and this Wednesday’s free seminar that Don is conducting on cyber security. Mike also chats with Jon Weetman, owner of the Entrepreneur Store, about the services he provides and workshops he is doing in partnership with Don.

Chamber Chat: Meet Freedom Broadband

This edition of Chamber Chat features Theresa Bethune of Freedom Broadband, discussing how she’s bringing high-speed internet to people in Carroll who have never had it before.

Chamber Chat: Utz Properties Moves to Main Street

Local entrepreneur and Small Business Award winner, Jenni Utz, chats with Mike about her business, Utz Properties, and their recent move to Main Street in Westminster. Listen in as Jenni also shares some tips for the local entrepreneur!

Our Biggest Supporters in 2016

The Chamber is sustained by the generous support of our members. While we are grateful for all of our members and event sponsors, there is a group of organizations who deserve special recognition for their contributions. Thank you to our 2016 Member Plus participants!

Chamber Chat: 2016 Environmental Awareness Awards

Mike chats with Karen Leatherwood, former local business owner and current member of the Carroll County Environmental Advisory Council, about the Environmental Awareness Awards that all businesses are eligible to apply for through March 1st.

2016 Carroll County Budget Luncheon

We had the pleasure of hearing from Ted Zaleski, Director of Management and Budget for Carroll County, offer an update on state of the government budget here in Carroll at our annual Carroll Budget Luncheon. Ted does a fantastic job sharing important information, while keeping everyone entertained. If you weren’t able to be there live, please […]

Chamber Chat: What’s Happening at CCPL?

On this episode of Chamber Chat, Lynn Wheeler, Executive Director of Carroll County Public Library, Chair-elect of the Chamber Board, and past Chamber Cuba traveler, chats with Mike about happenings at the Library and the Chamber’s upcoming 3rd trip to Cuba in November.

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