Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce

May 7 - Nov 19
Farmers Market
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November 24
Tree Lighting Ceremony
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December 7
Holiday Party
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January 18
Business Awards
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January 26
Networking Seminar
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January 31
16th Annual Mega Networking Event
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The President's Letter

Cathy Schneider
2017 President

November is an important month for our Chamber. On November 9 our Government Relations Committee has arranged for Maryland’s Comptroller to come to Catonsville for a luncheon to be held at the Knights of Columbus hall on Frederick Road. This is an amazing opportunity for our members to talk with Peter Franchot one-on-one and ask any questions they may have about our state’s revenue and expenditures.

Then on November 13 we will host our Annual Meeting. All Chamber Members are encouraged to attend this event to vote for the 2018 Chamber Officers and Board of Directors along with approving the 2018 Budget. We need a quorum of our membership for this vote so do plan to join us.

To view our 2018 Slate of Officers, see page four in this issue of The View. As you will see when reviewing the slate, we will be having a change in leadership next year.

I will be stepping down as your president and moving on to past president and the chair of our nominating committee. Joe Poisal is slated to move up to chamber president and Andy Bridges has agreed to serve as our vice president. Our secretary, Sue Plitt, and treasurer, Margaret Burdette, have agreed to serve in their same positions. We are fortunate to have many of our board members remaining in place with only one new member joining in 2018, Christine Salak from The Y in Catonsville.

Along with carrying out the Chamber’s annual official business the evening also includes our end of the year Network the ‘Ville event hosted at one of Catonsville’s hidden treasures, the Masonic Lodge. So, you will not only contribute to the important business of the Chamber, but also have an opportunity to hone your networking skills.

I’ll look forward to seeing you all at these valuable November events.