A message from our Board of Directors...

Spring has finally sprung! Spring is the season of renewal, and we are all ready for a new beginning after a long winter. Take in the fresh air, admire the blooming flowers, and join us on Wednesday, April 21st for our monthly networking meting.

The 2021 SCBA Scholarship Fund Application is available and the deadline is quickly approaching. Students must apply by April 30th (must be postmarked by this date). Details are included within this newsletter and on our website. Please share the information with local students and parents. Good luck to all who apply!

The Supporting Strategies Scholarship Scramble Golf Tournament will be held on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at the Links at Challedon. This event is sponsored by Supporting Strategies. 100% of net proceeds go directly to the SCBA Scholarship Fund to help local students. Register for the golf tournament here. We have plenty of sponsorship opportunities available for purchase on on our Online Store. For more information about the golf tournament, please contact Doug Donaldson at 240-508-3839.

As always, we encourage you to participate in our events and to support each other and our great community. Follow us on Facebook, and visit our website to keep up to date with the SCBA.

Sincerely, The SCBA Board of Directors


SCBA Zoom Meeting
April 21, 2021 at 11:00AM
Zoom meeting details
will be sent to you after you register.

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We look forward to SCBA's next Zoom call on Wednesday, April 21st at 11am. Zoom details will be emailed to you upon registration.
Our Speaker: You?
We are still looking for a speaker for our April Networking Meeting. Speakers are given approximately 15 minutes to give a presentation that is both informational and helpful to our guests. Benefits to speaking at our member luncheon include: drawing ‘attention’ to your organization or business; meeting new people and making strong business connections within the SCBA community; and helping others by delivering useful information. Contact scbaoperations@gmail.com if you are interested in becoming a speaker.
Our Sponsor: Nathaniel High
This month's speaker is SCBA board member Nathaniel High of Centuria Financial Group. Centuria Financial Group provides customers with a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. Click on the logo to learn more about Centuria Financial Group.
Highlights from SCBA's Zoom Call on March 17th
Our Speaker: Bryan Lyburn
March's speaker was Bryan Lyburn of Habitat for Humanity of Carroll County. He gave a wonderful presentation about Habitat for Humanity's mission and discussed the grand opening of the ReStore in Westminster. If you want to learn more about the Habitat for Humanity, or are interested in volunteering, visit https://cchabitat.org
It's here!!! The SCBA's brand new member directory is completed and being mailed to over 15,000 homes and businesses in Carroll County, so be on the lookout. Thank you to Trembling Giant Marketing, LLC for creating, producing, and distributing this directory, your hard work is much appreciated. Thank you to all of our amazing members for your support this year and every year!
The 2021 Scholarship Fund Application
Each year, the South Carroll Business Association (SCBA) awards $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are homeschooled or attend a school located in Carroll County, Maryland. This year eight (8) total scholarships will be awarded.

The SCBA Scholarship Fund was established to assist qualified students in obtaining a degree from accredited academic institutions of higher learning in the fields of business, entrepreneurship, or finance. During the selection process, emphasis is also placed on the student’s performance and desire to both maintain a strong academic record while exhibiting humanitarian qualities that have a positive impact on the Carroll County Community.

To be considered for this scholarship, a student must:
  • be currently enrolled in a homeschool program or high school located in Carroll County, Maryland
  • be a resident of Carroll County, Maryland
  • have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above
  • be continuing their education once graduating from high school
  • demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the fields of business, finance, or entrepreneurship.

Click on the image below to download the application. Be sure to return your completed application, postmarked by April 30th. Mail to: South Carroll Business Association; Attn: Scholarship Review Committee; PO Box 1401, Sykesville, MD 21784. For questions or clarification, please call 410-861-0506 or email scbaoperations@gmail.com
New SCBA Members:
We are so excited to welcome Green Home Solutions to the SCBA family!
Green Home Solutions provides fast, effective, and affordable solutions for treating mold, odors, and moisture issues in residential and commercial buildings. Click on the logo to learn more about Green Home Solutions.
SCBA Members - Would you like the SCBA to post something about your company, your capabilities, achievements/awards, upcoming events, if you are hiring, etc? Please contact scbaoperations@gmail.com or 410-861-0506 to tell us your story!
You can also go to the Contacts page on the SCBA website to submit.
Thank You to our 2021 SCBA Liberty Sponsor!
1601 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
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Thank you to 2021's SCBA Newsletter Sponsor: Green Home Solutions
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