Please join us for the following upcoming events:
Summer Seminar Series – FREE
Legal Assessment for Small Businesses
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
10:30 a.m. – Registration; 10:45 a.m. – Program; 12:00 p.m. – Lunch & One-on-One with Speakers
137 Back River Neck Road, Essex, MD 21221
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Jennifer R. Busse, Esq., Partner, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP
Emily K. Lashley, Esq., Counsel, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP
What legal questions or issues is your business currently facing?
Land Use: Zoning & development assessment including an analysis of opportunities for expanding your business
Labor & Employment: Overview of employees, independent contractors and employment/severance contracts as well as wage and health care requirements
Corporate/Business Matters: Analysis of requirements for state filings, record keeping, signature authority and corporate maintenance
Intellectual Property: Steps for protecting your brand including trademarks, logos and domain names
This is your opportunity to hear from two of Baltimore County’s top attorneys regarding common business issues and get personalized advice about your particular situation.
Jennifer Busse has over 17 years of experience representing property owners, developers, businesses, utilities and other institutional users on real estate issues. Her practice focuses on land use, development and zoning work. Recently, Ms. Busse was selected to serve on the Baltimore County Economic Development Commission. Since 2013, she has been listed in Best Lawyers in America and was named a “Rising Star” by Maryland Super Lawyers. Ms. Busse received her J.D. degree from the University of Baltimore, School of Law and her B.A. degree from Randolph Macon College.
Emily Lashley has a diverse background in real estate and business litigation as well as corporate, transactional matters and estates & trusts. She has represented property owners in boundary disputes, adverse possession, contract and landlord/tenant matters and represented clients regarding employment disputes, estate administration and estate planning, and general business management/administration. Named a “Rising Star” by Maryland Super Lawyers, Ms. Lashley also has experience representing clients in business formation, mergers & acquisitions and succession planning. She obtained her J.D. degree from the University of Baltimore, School of Law and her B.S. degree from Towson University.
(This program is largely funded by a grant from County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and the Baltimore County Council.)
Maryland's Military Operations and America's Growing Cyber Threat
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Warfield National Guard Base Dining Facility
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11:15 a.m.—Arrive at parking lot behind Dunkin Donuts, 190 Carroll Island Rd in Middle River for ID check.
11:30 SHARP—Bus takes guests to Warfield National Guard Base Dining Facility (DFAC) for networking and lunch buffet provided by Mission BBQ.
12:00 p.m.—Welcome by Brigadier General Randolph “Staud” Staudenraus and Presentation by Major General Linda L. Singh
12:30—Tour Maryland Air National Guard 175th Wing operations and see A-10 Warthog
12:45—Board bus for window tour of the Cyber Building site.
12:50—Depart base for return to Carroll Island parking lot.
Special Guest Speaker:
Major General Linda L. Singh, Adjutant General of Maryland
Major General Linda L. Singh is responsible for the daily operations of the Maryland Military Department, which includes the Maryland Army National Guard, Maryland Air National Guard, Maryland Emergency Management Agency, and Maryland Defense Force. She is a senior advisor to the governor and is responsible for the readiness, administration, and training of more than 6,700 members of the Military Department with an annual budget of more than $314 million. As the adjutant general, she serves as the official channel of communication between the governor and the National Guard Bureau and serves as a member of the governor’s cabinet.
(Please Note: This program provides a unique opportunity to tour the base and a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see and hear details about the Maryland Cyber Center for Excellence. You must have a photo ID to board the bus. Unfortunately, anyone who misses the bus departure also will miss the luncheon and tour, as this procedure has been established to facilitate entry onto the base. Please plan to stay until the bus returns to the parking lot around 1:00 p.m.)
Thanks to our Chamber Sponsors
Foundation Sponsors: Baltimore Crossroads, St. John Properties
Media Sponsor: The Avenue News
Social Media Sponsor: The Umbrella Syndicate
Would you like to know how you can enhance your company's visibility, increase sales and support the Chamber all at the same time? Consider becoming a corporate sponsor. A variety of levels are available, from $100 to $15,000, each with a generous benefit package.
The Chamber also currently has openings for sponsors for our events. Sponsor packages offer many benefits and range in price from $100 for a Literature Table to $1,000 for Gold Sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring the Summer Seminar Series, one seminar or a different program, please contact Sharon Kihn at the Chamber office for details.
Additional Upcoming Events
Summer Seminar Series at JAD's Caddyshack
August 23, 2016 - Margaret Wilson, Founder of Tandem Partners and Copreneur/CPR, will share information on how the professionals in your organization can uphold the values and legacy that have been established while keeping pace with change and creating a culture of innovation. At issue is how we ensure that multiple generations working in the same business understand and respect the past while adapting and succeeding in the future.
September 27, 2016 - James Merritt, CEO/CIO for Baltimore Technology Group, LLC will advise attendees on how to avoid everyday technology disasters, which can result from issues such as an employee leaving unexpectedly, issues with properly securing your network and employee mistakes.
Local Tourist Attractions
Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum - www.mdairmuseum.org
Marshy Point Nature Center - www.marshypoint.org
Richardson Farms - www.richardsonfarms.net
Rocky Point Golf Course - www.baltimoregolfing.com
Ultimate Watersports - www.ultimatewatersports.com