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CHECK HERE FOR UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS The Toast of Severna Park Toastmaster's Club The Greater Severna Park and Arnold Chamber of Commerce was instrumental in forming the "Toast of Severna Park" Toastmasters Club.  Toastmaster's Clubs are world leaders in communication skills and leadership development.  The Toast of Severna Park meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 7:00 p.m. at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church.  For more information call 410-360-8882.

Career Resources -  Unemployed? Send us your resume and we'll make our members aware of the opportunity.  Email it to info@severnaparkchamber.com.

SCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives Association, is a great resource for your business. The 390 Southern Maryland Score chapter is located in Annapolis and they have a series of programs to help businesses grow and flourish. Score is always looking for retired (or people in the workforce) with the time and talent to assist with their programming.
The Greater Severna Park Chamber of Commerce has a number of referral groups. Basically, they are leads groups that offer members the opportunity to pass and receive qualified leads.  It's great to have a "network" effort working to help you build your business, at no additional cost.  It's a benefit of membership in the Greater Sevena Park Chamber of Commerce.  Following is a list of the groups and the key contact for each.  Additional information is available by calling the Greater Severna Park Chamber office at 410-647-3900. The schedule is subject to change, so please contact us.

TUESDAY BUSINESS CONNECTION GROUP 8:00 a.m. Meets weekly  at Severna Park Community Center Group leader - Karen Jeffries 410-353-7003

TUESDAY S.U.N. (support unlimited network) GROUP 8:15 a.m. Meets every other week at the Chamber Building Group leader - Suanne Marshall - 410-793-7317

WEDNESDAY S.U.N. (support unlimited network) GROUP 4:30 p.m. Meets ever other week at the Chamber building Group leader - Jim Fernen - 443-926-6657

WEDNESDAY S.U.N. (support unlimited network) GROUP 8:00 a.m. Meets 1st and 3rd Wed. at the Chamber meeting room Group leader - Carlyn Lowery 410-729-7700/443-569-3977

THURSDAY S.U.N. (support unlimited network) GROUP 8:00 a.m. Meets every other week at Severna Park Chamber of Commerce Group leader - Kirk Allbright (410-349-8838)

FRIDAY S.U.N. (support unlimited network) GROUP 8:00 a.m. Meets 2nd and 4th Fridays -Chamber of Commerce building Group leader Debby Hannum (410-777-1002)

FRIDAY S.U.N. (support unlimited network) GROUP 9:30 a.m. Meets 1st and 3rd Fridays - Chamber of Commerce building Group leader Rich Campbell (410-461-9908)

Please let us know if you have property for sale or lease and we'll share the details with our members.

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act contains a package of loan fee reductions, high guarantees, new SBA programs, secondary market incentives, and enhancements to current SBA programs designed to help unlock credit markets and begin economic recovery for the nation's small business sector. The bill provides $730 million to SBA and makes changes to the agency's lending and investment programs so that they can reach more small businesses that need help. To obtain more information on the SBA benefits available, contact Thomas Francovitch and Anne Arundel County's Small Business Development Center. His email is tfrancovitch@aaedc.org .