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Tuesday, February 25, 2020Chamber of Commerce

Bloosurf Ten Year Anniversary Ribbon Cutting & Open House

 

 

Founded in 2010, Bloosurf, LLC, is a local internet provider that specialized in engineering, construction, and operation of IP networks – both fiber and wireless.  They focus on the unserved and underserved communities, businesses and residences of Delmarva. They also provide phone services through VoIP - Voice over IP. This means anywhere that has an internet connection can use Bloosurf to save money on their phone bill. 

Join us to celebrate Bloosurf’s ten-year anniversary and ribbon cutting to:

  • Meet the Bloosurf team
     
  • Learn about alternative internet solutions and how VoIP can help you save on your phone bill
     
  • See a VoIP demonstration that shows how easy it is to set up and use VoIP
     
  • Win some Bloosurf swag
     
  • Enjoy light fare and refreshments

When:
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 5:00 PM thru 05:30 PM
Where:
1222 Old Ocean City Road
Salisbury MD 21804
RSVP:
For More Information:
Cathy Diekmann
410-749-0144 x103
cdiekmann@salisburyarea.com

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020Chamber of Commerce

Cyber Security Workshop & Networking Event

 

The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce presents a Cyber Security Workshop and Networking Event that all regional business and organizational leaders will want to attend.

 

In conjunction with the Maryland Cyber Security Association “Five Keys to Manage your Cyber Risk," presented by TELEWIRE,  is a comprehensive workshop highlighting five focus areas for businesses to allocate protective resources. 

 

Small and large businesses and organizations are at risk and this workshop will zero in on five areas to address focus.

 

  • Protection
  • Detection
  • Identify
  • Respond
  • Recover

 

Join us to:

  • learn what you can do to minimize the likelihood and impact of cybersecurity events
  • receive actionable guidance in 5 key areas to help immediately improve your cyber risk management
  • enjoy light fare and beverages  (sponsored by TELEWIRE) while networking with other SMB representatives

 

Expert panelists include:

 

Mike Volk, VP of Cyber Risk Solutions at PSA Insurance and Financial Services

 

Casey Corcoran, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

 

Mark Sargent, Senior Sales Engineer, WatchGuard

 

David McGiffin, Telewire IT Administrator and Security Officer

 

FREE for Chamber members

$15 for Non-members

  

When:
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 3:30 PM thru 05:30 PM
Where:
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Salisbury
300 S Salisbury Blvd.
Salisbury, MD 21801
RSVP:
For More Info:
LeVita Bragdon
410-749-0144
lbragdon@salisburyarea.com

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Monday, March 02, 2020Business Before Hours

Business Before Hours

 

 

Introducing a NEW SACC Member Benefit: Chamber Connect!

 

The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to launch Chamber Connect! This free program adds value to your Chamber membership as you can:

 

  • increase your visibility in the business community
  • engage other professionals through structured networking and exchanging warm referrals
  • strengthen and enhance your business relationships
  • stay current with SACC events and business news

 

Here’s how it works:

  • Kickstart your work week with Business Before Hours (BBH). These gatherings occur on the first and third Mondays of each month from 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM on the second floor of the SVN - Miller Commercial Real Estate, 206 E. Main Street, Salisbury. 
  • Business Before Hours meetings include structured member introductions, an exchange of business needs, and open networking activities.
  • All current members and their guests are welcome to attend BBH. NO NEED TO RSVP.
  • After attending BBH, you may want to connect with a SACC Lead Share group. These traditional referral networking groups offer exclusive access to other business professionals who may have the connection you are seeking.
  • These groups meet weekly, at different times and days. We will help you join a group that suits your business category and schedule.

 

For more information about Chamber Connect, please contact: Ryan Bass rbass@woodforest.com; Aaron Guy aguy@pohankaofsalisbury.com or Greg Reddell greg.reddell.g7g7@statefarm.com. 

  

When:
Monday, March 02, 2020 8:00 AM thru 09:15 AM
Where:
SVN - Miller Commercial Real Estate
206 E. Main Street, Salisbury, MD 21801

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Thursday, March 05, 2020Chamber of Commerce

Lunch & Learn - COMPASS MD's Tax System Upgrade

 

Comptroller Franchot and the State of Maryland are investing $150 million dollars in a new, state of the art, integrated tax system.

 

Once fully implemented, COMPASS will change the way taxpayers interact with the Comptroller’s Office. 

 

COMPASS, Maryland's new tax system upgrade, will be more secure, more efficient and more user-friendly than ever before. 

 

Business owners who may pay several different types of taxes – sales tax and corporate income taxes for example, in addition to personal income tax – will be able to track all their accounts through the same system.

 

Bring a lunch and join us for this 90-minute session to learn:

 

  • how and when the new tax system upgrade will affect you and your business
  • about the new and improved fraud detection and prevention programs
  • how to manage accounts online
  • the maximized audit, collection, reporting and estimating functionality
 

A question and answer session will follow.

 

Free for members

$10 for non-member


When:
Thursday, March 05, 2020 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
122 S Division Street
Room 1
Salisbury, MD 21801
RSVP:
For More Info:
LeVita Bragdon
410-749-0144
lbragdon@salisburyarea.com

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020Chamber of Commerce

Marketing & Media Network

 

Presented by

 

 

 

D3's network of marketing specialists is vast both inside and outside of the company.  We are breathing new life into the marketing and media workshops by bringing in local and regional experts to provide insight on an industry that is constantly evolving to stay relevant with the times.  

 

Don't forget your notebooks when you attend these meetings as each speaker will have helpful take-a-ways for businesses of all types to take back to the office and use to enhance their own marketing strategies.

 

 

March Building a Firm Marketing Foundation

 

 

 

Join marketing expert, Alissa Carr to learn how to grow your business by first establishing a firm marketing foundation!

 

Effectively layering PR, Marketing, and Communications for best impact is essential.

 

- What’s the difference between the three? 

- How have they converged? 

 

Learn practical tactics that every organization can and should use to build awareness, generate interest, and fuel engagement.

 

Free for members
$10 for non-members

  

When:
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:

Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce
200 E Church Street
Salisbury, MD 21801 

Registration:

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Thursday, March 12, 2020Business During Hours

Pre-Business After Hours Ladies & Mixed Team 9 Hole Golf

Are you interested in learning golf but been too nervous to try?

 

Are you an experienced player and want to play a quick 9 holes before attending Business After Hours? Now's your chance with this "fun for everyone" 9 hole par 3 golf event!

 

You can register as a team of 4 or individually! We will pair single players with FUN teamates!

 

 

 


When:
Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:30 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:

Green Hill Country Club

5471 Whitehaven Road

Quantico, MD 21856

RSVP:
For More Information:
Cathy Diekmann
410-749-0144
cdiekmann@salisburyarea.com

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Thursday, March 12, 2020Business After Hours

Business After Hours

 

 

Whether you're looking for a place to host your company party or meeting, play a round of golf, relax with friends or grab a bite to eat, Green Hill Country Club offers something for everyone!
 

A long-time tradition on the Eastern Shore, Green Hill Country Club offers exclusive member benefits while enabling you to enjoy their challenging 18-hole championship course, special events, waterside bar and restaurant. No matter what your lifestyle, Green Hill has something to offer. Their par 72 course, set along the scenic Wicomico River with towering pines, provides a great game for both experienced and casual golfers. Their social membership is suited to those seeking fun, year-round events and pool access.
 

Join us for Business After Hours to:
 

  • Meet Golf Pro Rob McDonald and Event Planner Angie Smythe
     
  • Enjoy libations and delicious light fare, expertly prepared by the Green Hill culinary team
     
  • Tour their clubhouse and event spaces that offer breathtaking views of the Wicomico River and timeless character of pitched ceilings, original wood beams and fireplaces
     
  • Learn about their membership options, event venues and fun programs
     
  • Hear pianist Gilly Foultz at the piano playing a variety of music genres (He takes requests!)
     
  • Win one of two door prizes: a $30 Green Hill Country Club gift certificate and a free round of golf at Green Hill


Thanks to SACC member generosity, a Wor-Wic Community College student benefitted from a $1,050 scholarship!
 

** We’ve reset the goal for 2020 so come with some cash in hand to take a chance on the 50/50 drawing which supports the SACC Wor-Wic Community College Scholarship**

 

Are you interested in learning golf but been too nervous to try? Are you an experienced player and want to play a quick 9 holes before attending Business After Hours?

 

 


When:
Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:

Green Hill Country Club

River Room

5471 Whitehaven Road

Quantico, MD 21856

RSVP:
For More Information:
Cathy Diekmann
410-749-0144
cdiekmann@salisburyarea.com

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Monday, March 16, 2020Chamber of Commerce

Marketing & Media Network

 

Presented by

 

 

 

D3's network of marketing specialists is vast both inside and outside of the company.  We are breathing new life into the marketing and media workshops by bringing in local and regional experts to provide insight on an industry that is constantly evolving to stay relevant with the times.  

 

Don't forget your notebooks when you attend these meetings as each speaker will have helpful take-a-ways for businesses of all types to take back to the office and use to enhance their own marketing strategies.

 

 

March Building a Firm Marketing Foundation

 

 

 

Join marketing expert, Alissa Carr to learn how to grow your business by first establishing a firm marketing foundation!

 

Effectively layering PR, Marketing, and Communications for best impact is essential.

 

- What’s the difference between the three? 

- How have they converged? 

 

Learn practical tactics that every organization can and should use to build awareness, generate interest, and fuel engagement.

 

Free for members
$10 for non-members

  

When:
Monday, March 16, 2020 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:

Zoom Webinar

Access information will be emailed to you once you have registered. 

Registration:

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020Chamber of Commerce

POSTPONED - Past President's Luncheon

Chris Eccleston, President/CEO of Delmarva Veteran Builders and a Past SACC Board Chair cordially invites all past Presidents to attend our spring luncheon on March 18, 2020 at 11:30 at the offices of Delmarva Veteran Builders.

Please RSVP to LeVita Bragdon lbragdon@salisburyarea.com or 419-749-0144 on or before March 13, 2020.

When:
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Delmarva Veteran Builders
120 East Market Street
Salisbury, MD

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Thursday, March 19, 2020Chamber of Commerce

CANCELLED - General Membership Luncheon with Jamie Dykes

  

CANCELLED

 

The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce March General Membership Luncheon will feature Wicomico States Attorney Jaime Dykes.

 

The mission of the Office of the State's Attorney is to ensure public safety through fair and professional prosecution of those who violate the laws of the State of Maryland.

 

Join us to learn about:
  • the State's Attorney's role in criminal prosecutions
  • trends in crime and conviction rates
  • partnerships with the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office and the Board of Education regarding school safety issues
 

This luncheon is open to all Chamber members and the general public.

Members: $25

Non-members: $35

 

 


When:
Thursday, March 19, 2020 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Black Diamond Lodge
219 S Fruitland Blvd.
Fruitland, MD 21826

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Thursday, March 19, 2020Chamber of Commerce

CANCELLED - Young Professionals Cocktails & Conversation

 

CANCELLED

Join us for our March Cocktails & Conversation, hosted by the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce in their new location.

 

The Salisbury Chamber has recently relocated to 200 Church Street in Downtown Salisbury and they are excited to show off the new space!

 

The Young Professionals are committed to facilitating impactful networking opportunities to the Salisbury Area Community.

 

Throughout 2020 Cocktail & Conversation events will be held at area businesses and organizations, broadening your exposure to the business community.

We look forward to meeting you! SACC-YPs is designed for professionals ages 21-35.

$10 SACC Members
$15 Non-Members

Cost includes complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages.

 

 

When:
Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:

Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce
200 E Church Street
Salisbury, MD 21801 

*Suggested Parking in LOT 10 at the corner of Poplar Hill and Calvert Streets, 1 Block from the Chamber

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020Chamber of Commerce

POSTPONED Spring Soiree

    

When:
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:00 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:
Ward Museum
909 S. Schumaker Dr.
Salisbury MD

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Friday, March 27, 2020Ribbon Cutting

CANCELLED - Ribbon Cutting Go Glass with Ocean Pines Chamber

 CANCELLED

Join fellow Chamber members from Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce and Ocean Pines Chamber in a Ribbon Cutting for Go Glass at their new location at 10736 Ocean Gateway (Route 50) in Berlin, MD.

 

Go Glass has combined their Salisbury and Ocean Pines stores into one super showroom location to serve all residential and commercial glass needs throughout the Eastern Shore.

 

There will be great food, give-aways, special offers and more!

NO RSVP NECESSARY! 


When:
Friday, March 27, 2020 11:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
10736 Ocean Gateway
Berlin, Maryland 21811

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020Ribbon Cutting

CANCELLED - Ribbon Cutting Community Farmacy

 CANCELLED

 

New name, same location and caring staff!

 

Community Farmacy – The Hemp Health (formerly Community Pharmacy) is dedicated to your wellness needs. 

 

The business you know and trust has evolved into Community Farmacy – The Hemp Health. They now help people live a healthy life by offering a full spectrum of high-quality hemp oil (CBD) products and continue to carry the top brands in vitamins, herbal products, essential oils and other over-the counter items. 

 

  Join us for a ribbon cutting to:

  • Meet Jeff Farace, RPh/President, and his caring staff, Jo and Teresa, your Delmarva CBD experts
  • Learn how CBD and other natural products can address stress, anxiety, insomnia, muscle/joint pain, migraines, diabetes and ADHD
  • Sample their best-selling products
  • Save 10% throughout the store (event day only)
  • Enjoy light refreshments and networking.

 

  

When:
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:00 PM thru 05:30 PM
Where:

725 South Salisbury Blvd.

Salisbury, MD 21801

  
For More Information:
Cathy Diekmann
410-749-0144 x103
cdiekmann@salisburyarea.com

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Thursday, April 02, 2020Virtual Happy Hour

Virtual Happy Hour

 

  

 

 


When:
Thursday, April 02, 2020 5:00 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:
 
RSVP:
For More Information:
Cathy Diekmann
410-749-0144
cdiekmann@salisburyarea.com

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Thursday, April 09, 2020Business After Hours

CANCELLED - Business After Hours at ERA Martin & Associates

CANCELLED

When:
Thursday, April 09, 2020 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
1000 E Main Street
Salisbury, MD 21804
For More Info:
LeVita Bragdon
410-749-0144
lbragdon@salisburyarea.com

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020Webinar

WEBINAR: "Getting Ahead of the Wave" Part 2

 

 

"Getting Ahead of the Wave" Part 2-Examining and Planning for Post-Pandemic Fiscal and Financial Scenarios 

 

Join us for PART 2 of a three part series brought to you by BEACON at Salisbury University and the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce as we explore strategies and mechanisms to weather the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Dr. Memo Diriker will share his perspective on what businesses and organizations should focus on during this crisis and what the "new normal" for our Shore economy may look like as the recovery begins. Joining the discussion will be colleagues Dr. Ying Wu and Dr. Leonard Arvi.

 

Dr. Ying Wu

Dr. Ying Wu
Professor of Economics, Franklin P. Perdue School of Business

 

Dr. Ying Wu is a Professor of Economics at the Franklin P. Perdue School, Salisbury University. His teaching and research focuses are macroeconomics and monetary economics. Dr. Wu served as a U.S. Fulbright Lecturer in the 2010-2011 academic year.

 

 Dr. Leonard Arvi

 Dr. Leonard Arvi
Associate Professor of Finance, Franklin P. Perdue School of Business

Dr. Leonard Arvi is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business, Salisbury University with research interests in real estate, risk management in currency markets. He has graduate degrees in Finance, Computer Science and undergraduate degree in Chemistry. He is serial entrepreneur with two current ventures in real estate development and business consulting.

 

After registering you will receive the Zoom Meeting link to click on or dial in for the webinar.


When:
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:30 AM thru 12:30 PM
Where:
ZOOM Meeting
Registration:
For More Info:
Bill Chambers
410-749-0144
bchambers@salisburyarea.com

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020Webinar

WEBINAR: Salisbury Coronavirus Recovery Task Force

  

 

Join us each Tuesday at 2:00 PM for the Salisbury Coronavirus Recovery Task Force and Q & A presented by Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce, The Greater Salisbury Committee and Salisbury Wicomico Economic Development.


This is a VIRTUAL MEETING, moderated by Mayor Jacob Day. Our goal is to listen & learn, share the latest information, and to develop goals and strategies which may be implemented during this difficult time.


Viewers will be able to ask questions via the comments during the live stream.


Joining Mayor Day for this important discussion:








 

WATCH ON:

FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/CityofSBY/

YOUTUBE http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUCdd_5nMZq9kIfCuaDXUmg


When:
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 2:00 PM thru 03:00 PM
For More Info:
Bill Chambers
410-749-0144
bchambers@salisburyarea.com

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020Chamber of Commerce

POSTPONED - General Membership Luncheon - Post Legislative

POSTPONED

When:
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Wicomico Youth & Civic Center
500 Glen Avenue
Salisbury, MD 21804
RSVP:

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020Webinar

WEBINAR: Update on EIDL, PPP & COVID-19 Business Loans

          

 

UPDATE On the Disaster Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), CARES Act (PPP) & Other COVID-19 Business Loan

 

Join SACC and the Small Business Development Center as we discuss the most recent updates to the SBA Ecponomic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), the CARES Act (PPP) and other COVID-19 Business Loans. 


After registering you will receive the Zoom Meeting link to click on or dial in for the webinar.


If you have specific questions that you would like addressed, please email John Hickman at jnhickman@salisbury.edu.

 

REGISTER AT :   https://mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/16196

After registering you will receive the Zoom Meeting link to click on or dial in for the webinar.

 

  

When:
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
ZOOM Meeting

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