A message from our Board of Directors...

Days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and spring is quickly approaching! We have many exciting announcements to share this month: 

Our 2021 SCBA member directory is completed! This directory is being mailed out to over 15,000 homes in Carroll County, so be on the lookout. Thank you so much to Trembling Giant Marketing, LLC for creating, producing, and distributing the directory. Your continued support of the SCBA is much appreciated.

The 2021 SCBA Scholarship Fund Application is now available and has been distributed to local high schools. The deadline to apply is April 30th (must be postmarked by this date). Details are included within this newsletter and on our website. Good luck to all who apply!

Save the date for our one and only fundraiser- The Supporting Strategies Scholarship Scramble Golf Tournament! It 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. Additional details regarding The Supporting Strategies Scholarship Scramble Golf Tournament will follow.

We have remaining virtual sponsorship opportunities in our 2021 meeting calendar. For only $50, virtual sponsors are given exposure for their business along with approximately 5 minutes to speak about your business or any topic of your choosing during our meeting. To purchase a virtual sponsorship, contact scbaoperations@gmail.com

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
March 17 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, February 17th at 11am. Zoom details will be emailed to you upon registration.
Our Speaker: Bryan Lyburn
This month's speaker is Bryan Lyburn of Habitat for Humanity of Carroll County. He will be speaking about their mission and discussing the grand opening of the ReStore in Westminster. The ReStore is a place where you can donate and purchase gently used items such as building materials, furniture and appliances. All proceeds go to building homes in Carroll County. To learn more about Habitat for Humanity of Carroll County and the ReStore, click on the graphic.
Highlights from SCBA's Zoom Call on February 17th
Our Speaker: Rich Austin
January's speaker Rich Austin of Trembling Giant Marketing, LLC. He gave a wonderful and insightful presentation about marketing for small businesses. Trembling Giant Marketing, LLC. is a branding, marketing services, and public relations agency providing professional, affordable, and complete solutions to the businesses that need it most… yours. Click on the logo to learn more about Trembling Giant Marketing, LLC.
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
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!
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