A message from our Board of Directors...

This December, the SCBA wishes to thank all of our members for their contributions, participation, and support throughout the year. We have been able to provide scholarships to local students and make a difference! We hope your support continues into 2019, as it's time to renew your SCBA membership. We are offering special discounts if you renew prior to the end of December. Please find information within this newsletter, follow us on Facebook , and visit our website for more details.

December's Monthly Luncheon will be on the 2nd Wednesday , instead of our us ual 3rd Wednesday of the month. On December 12th, the lunch sponsor will be Board Member Sandy Soyke of Norwex .

SCBA's 2019 event calendar is booking up! We have a few spots remaining for lunch speakers, lunch sponsors, and hosts for Power Breakfasts and After-Hours events, so act soon! These are great opportunities to shine a light on your business while giving back to the community. Contact Patti Murphy at scbaoperations@gmail.com for more information.

The SCBA Board of Directors 

~Wednesday, Dec 12th

Monthly Member Luncheon
at Sa lerno's Restaurant & Catering

Sponsor : Sandy Soyke of Norwex

Evelyn Gaines, from Suited to Succeed will be our guest speaker. Please bring any new or slightly used women's business attire for donation to this wonderful cause. www.suitedtosucceed.org /

PLEASE NOTE : SCBA members will vote for three new board members at the December 12th luncheon.
We hope you can attend and vote!

Register for lunch HERE or below. Thank you!
December's SCBA Luncheon
Please note that December's luncheon is on the
2nd Wednesday of December, not our typical 3rd Wednesday.

SCBA Luncheon Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

At this event, members can purchase a year's worth of lunches for one person in 2019
for only $100! That's a savings of $44!
You must be in attendance on December 12th to be eligible for this discount.

Current SCBA Board Member Sandy Soyke, Norwex
LUNCHEON COST: $12 for SCBA Members and $18 for Guests
Don't Forget!  If you bring a non-member as a first-time guest to the monthly luncheon, you will have an opportunity to enter your business card into our drawing to win a $25 gift card to Salerno's.

PLEASE NOTE: ONLY the monthly luncheon sponsor and speaker may place marketing materials on the round tables... all others need to place materials on the square table in the corner near the buffet. Thank you!
Ugly Sweater Contest!
At December's Luncheon, we will have our annual Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest with prizes for the best of the worst! Join us for some fun and networking on Wednesday, December 12th at Salernos in Eldersburg at noon. See you then!
November's SCBA Events
Arlene Stecher of the County Cork Wine Pub in Eldersburg hosted SCBA's After-Hours networking event in November.
Greg Hilliard of Restivo Auto Body & Towing was November's
lunch sponsor.
Rob Wise, of Merritt Clubs in Eldersburg was November's lunch speaker.
Annual Membership = $110 
Renew your SCBA Membership before December 31, 2018
for great savings!
  • Half-page ad in the SCBA directory = $50 (Regularly $100)
  • Year's worth of lunches for 1 person = $120 (Regularly $144. This applies to the calendar year of 2019.) If you attend December's luncheon on the 12th, you can purchase the lunches for only $100!
  • Lunch sponsorship = $100 (Regularly $125. Sponsoring a lunch is a great way to gain exposure for your company while supporting the good work of the SCBA. Spaces are limited so email: scbaoperations@gmail.com for more details.) 
Community News
SCBA Members are invited to Carroll Community College's Miller Resources for Entrepreneurs Event on Friday, December 7th.
P lease visit carrollcc.edu/awaywegrow or call 410-386-8100. Follow the instructions and be sure to use the “Towns or Business Associations” button to get the $50 discounted rate! Enjoy!
Government Relations Information
Larry Helminiak, SCBA Board Member
Please read this month's information
from Larry Helminiak HERE .
The SCBA encourages you to check in with your local representative to stay current on legislative changes that affect you and your business! If you're not sure who your representative is, the information can be found  here ! Check out up-to-date information on General Assembly happenings here .
Thank You to our
2018 SCBA Newsletter Sponsor!
2815 Patapsco Road
Finksburg, MD 21048
ABC Care is a nonprofit corporation, providing exceptional, nationally accredited child care for children in grades kindergarten through eighth grade.
Thank You to our
2018 SCBA Liberty Sponsor!
1601 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157 
Wherever you want to go, you'll go farther at Carroll.
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