Our Members represent businesses small to large- that is what makes us such a great resource. No matter their size, each business is an important part of our communities.
Here are some interesting statistics about small business from the SBA.
- Small businesses account for 99.7% of all businesses in the US.
- Small businesses accounted for 64% of new jobs created in the U.S. between 1993 and 2011
Small Business Stats from Other Sources
- Small businesses donate 250% more than larger businesses to non-profits and community causes (Source: Seattle Good Business Network).
- If you spend $100 at a local business, roughly $68 stays in your local economy. If you spend the same are a large business, only $43 stays in the local economy (Source: Civic Economics Study in Grand Rapids, Michigan).
Small Business Saturday is on November 25th- less than 2 weeks away.Need holiday presents? Need your car serviced? Need a will or estate planning help? Need to check insurance costs?
Take a moment and look at our directory, then call them first. Better yet, go shopping with friends on Main Street, in Glyndon, in our two fabulous Owings Mills centers- Foundry Row and Metro Center as well as other area locations.
Your Chamber’s Upcoming Events
We would like to welcome both our new and renewing members
Visit their websites to learn all about them
Express Employment Professionals – OM
Schreiber Brothers Development
Comcast Business- Beltway
Jimmy John’ Owings Mills
OC. Brewing Company: Reisterstown/Owings Mills
Hankoff Insurance Group
Clearview Consulting, LLC
The Bookkeeping Office
Simply Elegant Catering
HIGHLIGHTING OUR MEMBERS
Believe Big is a non-profit Christian organization founded by Ivelisse and Jimmy Page after her battle with Stage IV colon cancer.
Established in 2011, Believe Big is bridging the gap between conventional and complementary medicine for fighting cancer. Believe Big provides patients with hope, help, and healing.
Their focus is to…
- Educate individuals on a comprehensive approach in cancer prevention and treatment.
- Connect patients with physicians trained in mistletoe therapy, and the resources necessary to help them advocate for their own health.
- Provide spiritual support to help patients and their families overcome fear and anxiety.
- Overcome cancer with the development of the Mistletoe Clinical Trial in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Chamber News and Member Events
Reisterstown United Methodist Church
Holly Fair on Main Street
Click Here for Details
40 Under 40
Tuesday, Nov. 14
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
202 E Pratt Street
Baltimore Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 event honors some of Greater Baltimore’s most successful young men and women for their accomplishments in the workplace and their involvement in the community. Join us in congratulating the class of 2017 as we celebrate on November 14th.
Ticket packages are available now. Single tickets will be available starting October 24.
Thursday, November 16th
The Mammothon is a one-day breast screening event that aims to reduce some of the obstacles to regular screening by offering extended hours.
If you are a woman 40 years of age or older and it has been over a year since your last screening mammogram, or you have never had a mammogram, you should be screened for breast cancer. Women who are unable to attend the Mammothon are encouraged to make an appointment for a time that is convenient for them.
VIP Open House
The Fast 50 Awards
Tuesday November 30th
The Center Club
100 Light Street #16
Baltimore, MD 21202
The Baltimore Business Journal will be celebrating all 50 Fastest-growing Private Company Listmakers and awarding the top 10. There will be drinks, networking and an awards presentation sponsored by Clifton Larson Allen and RCM&D.
Baltimore Humane Society’s Bar Crawl
Saturday, November 18th
Come to Baltimore Humane Society’s first bar crawl!
Come support the BHS on 11/18. Registration is at Charles Village Pub VP @ 1pm. All ticket sales go to support the BHS. $5 pre-sale $10 @ the door.
Each bar participation will feature drink specials.
****Must be 21 or over to get a wristband to get specials****
All Restaurants will have select food specials.
Eggspectation of Owings Mills
has partnered with CARRY-OUT MENU for delivery !
Sleep Number Sale Through November 19th
Visit The Owings Mills Store
Other Community Events
Tuesday, November 21 St
Officers from our local police precinct discuss your concerns,
while you learn how to make our community a safer place
Small Business Saturday
Support your community businesses while enjoying a fun day out!
Reisterstown Improvement Association Welcome Station
Stop by the Welcome Station between 11am – 4pm as you come to Main Street to start shopping and support the local businesses.
Pickup a FREE Canvas Shopping Bag to hold your purchases as you shop today and throughout the holiday season.
The booth will be located in front of Bransfield Motors and there will be information as well as drinks and snacks to give you energy.
We Would Like to Thank Our Corporate Partners
for Their Continued Support: