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MAC Inc to Provide Tax Preparation Assistance

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:17:19 +0000

MAC Incorporated, the Area Agency on Aging, has once again joined with AARP to offer free tax preparation assistance to area seniors. Volunteers will be at MAC in Salisbury on Tuesdays, Feb. 9 through April 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The volunteers, who have been trained and are seasoned volunteers with the AARP...

Women Supporting Women Receives Grant from Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:52:24 +0000

Women Supporting Women has recently received a $4,707 grant funded by the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation to help pay for publishing their monthly newsletter, “Care & Share”. The newsletter, which features articles on nutrition, health and the latest on the advancements in treatments for breast cancer, also includes articles written by local...

Letter to the Editor: Build our Community and Give Hope through United Way

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 18:08:17 +0000

To the Editor: It is a great honor to serve as Board President for United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore.   In this role, I continue to witness the selfless generosity among individuals and organizations in our community who support United Way’s mission to improve the lives of the most vulnerable on the Shore.  What...

New Chamber Members for January

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:50:46 +0000

Arthur J. Gallagher & Company Rep:  Mr Brad Sutliffe 208 E. Main Street Suite D Salisbury, MD 21801 410 901-0736 410 901-0836 At Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., we work hard to understand your industry, your market, and the unique constraints that affect your success. Workforce challenges, hiring needs, legal risks, competitive issues,...

January Chamber Member Renewals

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:58:14 +0000

Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. Barton’s Grand Rental Station Bendler Realty Corp. BesTemps Karen Davis/State Farm Insurance Delmarva Shredding & Recycling Beth Gismondi/Allstate Insurance Co. Nicole Green, P.A. Clear Channel Radio David Collins & Associates Donald Kimball, Inc. Landmark Insurance & Financial Group McAllister Veterinary Service McCrone, Inc. Mojo’s Mr. Meticulous Cleaning Service, Inc. Operation...

Pink Ribbon Bingo Benefitting Women Supporting Women

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 23:47:03 +0000

Thurs, March 10 at the Salisbury Moose Lodge Doors open and food for sale starting at 5pm Games start at 6:30pm All items filled with complimentary goodies including Pampered Chef and Thirty-One. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door For tickets and more info, visit or check out WSW on Facebook. 410-548-7880

SACC’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy Announces CEO Roundtable Event

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 22:19:46 +0000

The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entrepreneur’s Academy (YEA!) will present their CEO Roundtable event at Salisbury University on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  This event will showcase CEO’s, business owners and community leaders to the future entrepreneurs in the YEA! class.  In this panel, leaders will discuss their duties,...

Stephanie Willey of Comcast Spotlight Selected for 2015 President’s Club

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 21:45:25 +0000

Congratulations to Stephanie Willey, Local Sales Manager of Comcast Spotlight’s Salisbury West Team as she is named a winner in the company’s annual President’s Club Awards program for 2015.  Stephanie is a 10 year veteran at Comcast Spotlight and now 2 time President’s Club winner, the company’s biggest annual celebration of sales excellence.  She will...

Better Living Expo Returns to the WY&CC February 27 & 28

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 19:32:41 +0000

The Better Living Expo and Fine Arts Show will return to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center February 27 & 28. The show is presented by the Optimist Club of Salisbury and has become an area tradition. The event will feature local companies and vendors displaying the newest innovations for the home and garden. Vendors...

O’Donnell is Winner of Coastal REALTORS® Blood Drive Giveaway

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 18:06:52 +0000

Bill O’Donnell, a REALTOR® with Montego Bay Realty in Ocean City, was the winner of a drawing sponsored by the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) for members who donated blood at the January 20, 2016 OC Cares Blood Drive. O’Donnell won 10.5 hours of required Continuing Education (CE), valued at over $100. The classes O’Donnell...

Wellness in the Workplace – Complimentary Chair Massages

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:03:51 +0000

The Personal Wellness Center is offering complimentary chair massages to local businesses.  Megan, our new massage therapist, will be happy to come to your workplace and invite your staff to enjoy a soothing and relaxing chair massage right in your office. Please call us at 410-742-6016 to schedule your complementary relaxation session.

Bloosurf Ribbon Cutting

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:20:29 +0000

January 20th was the culmination of a lot of planning and hard work as Bloosurf, a Salisbury based internet provider, celebrated the opening of their new offices.  Chamber members along with representatives from state, and local delegates and the Wicomico County and Salisbury City councils all gathered to congratulate Bloosurf.  Paul Carliner, owner and Neil...

Viewpoint – February

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 22:19:02 +0000

The 2016 Maryland General Assembly session is officially underway. Governor Hogan continues to put forth suggestions for tax reductions for individuals as well as businesses and while we appreciate these suggestions, a few need additional thought prior to coming on the floor of the Senate and House for a vote. First, let me list a...

Salon Image Ribbon Cutting

Sat, 30 Jan 2016 14:23:46 +0000

Wow did we get lucky with the snow storm of 2016 moving out in time to cut the ribbon at Salon Image, Color Bar & Spa in Fruitland!  Fruitland Chamber and Salisbury Area Chamber joined forces to welcome a joint member to our business community.  January Lily and Wendy Grachik along with the whole staff...

Exploring Entrepreneurship – Childcare Business Workshop

Sat, 30 Jan 2016 00:19:23 +0000

When:            February  11, 2016 5:30-7:30pm Where:           Launch/SBY at the Wicomico Library 122 S Division St Salisbury, MD 21801 Description:   Discover whether being a childcare provider is for you. Before making the decision to open a child care business, it is a good idea to...

SACC Women’s Network Event

Fri, 29 Jan 2016 22:16:13 +0000

The Chamber Women’s Network hosted a brown bag lunch at LaunchSBY.  The title of the event was: Mars? Venus? Back to Earth! The discussion was skillfully lead by Maureen McNeil and Dr. Veronique Diriker.  Unlike other discussions regarding communication skills this program spoke from the individual approach and offered ways to review one’s own approach...

Registration Open for Wicomico Recreation Youth & Adult Soccer Programs

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:22:10 +0000

Registration is open for Wicomico Recreation’s youth and adult spring soccer programs. The Wicomico Soccer League is accepting team registrations for youth divisions U8 (ages 6 & 7), U10 (ages 8 & 9), U12 (ages 10 & 11) and U14 (ages 12 & 13). Teams of all skill levels and experience are welcome. Games are...

Annie’s Project Announces 2016 Programs

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 15:10:30 +0000

Annie’s Project has announced 2016 programs.  This year in addition to the Regional Conference and Annie’s Project, Annie’s suppers will also be included to provide additional educational opportunities with a more flexible schedule. Annie’s Project focuses on the many aspects of farm management and is designed to empower women in overall farm decision making and...

Tilghman Assembles Three Parcels for Fortune 500 Company

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:57:29 +0000

Rick Tilghman, CCIM, Senior Advisor with SVN – Miller Commercial Real Estate in Salisbury, MD recently assembled three parcels on Rt. 13 North for a Fortune 500 Company. The three parcels located at 1801-1815 North Salisbury Boulevard add up to 5.1 acres within the City of Salisbury limits. The total purchase price was $2,470,000. The...

Think About Sending Financial “Valentines” To Loved Ones

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 15:45:15 +0000

Americans spent nearly $19 billion in Valentine’s Day gifts last year, according to the National Retail Federation. Much of this money went for gifts with short shelf lives, such as candy, flowers and restaurant meals (and about $700 million was spent on gifts for pets). There’s certainly nothing wrong with giving chocolates or roses. But this year, think about going beyond the classic gifts....

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