A message from our Board of Directors...

May has arrived, where has the time gone? It is hard to believe summer is right around the corner, but we are ready for the warm weather. We have many exciting announcements to share with you all this month!

The SCBA Scholarship Fund application deadline has been extended to allow students additional time to submit their applications. The new deadline is Monday, May 10, 2021. Please spread the word to local students and parents! We have eight scholarships that we are eager to award. Application details can be found within this newsletter or on our website.

After a year of online networking events, we are excited to reconnect and see you in person at our first after-hours networking event of 2021! We will be hosting a pop-up event at 1623 Brewing Company on Wednesday, May 19 at 5 pm! The Buckngrill food truck will be serving burgers & brats, pretzels, wings & other things. We hope to see you there!

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 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. Please let us know if you have any important information you would like us to share on our Facebook page.

Sincerely, The SCBA Board of Directors


SCBA Zoom Meeting
May 19, 2021 at 11:00AM
Zoom meeting details
will be sent to you after you register.

SCBA After Hours Networking Event
May 19, 2021 at 5:00PM
5975 Exchange Drive
Suite H-L,
Eldersburg, MD 21784

Please share SCBA information with your friends and like us on Facebook. Register for any SCBA event by clicking on the button below.
We look forward to SCBA's next Zoom call on Wednesday, May 19th at 11am. Zoom details will be emailed to you upon registration.
Our Speaker: Keith Miller
of Strategic Factory
This month's speaker will be Keith Miller of Strategic Factory. Strategic Factory provides a variety of products and service solutions including printing and mailing, interior and exterior signage, branded apparel, promotional products, graphic design, content writing, and marketing and digital strategy. Click on the logo to learn more about Strategic Factory.
Highlights from SCBA's Zoom Call on April 21st
Thank you to all who were able to join us at last month's networking meeting. We enjoyed an intimate conversation discussing the effects of COVID on our lives and businesses over the past year.
Our Sponsor: Nathaniel High of Centuria Financial Group
April's sponsor 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.
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.
Return your completed application to:

South Carroll Business Association 
Attn: Scholarship Review Committee 
PO BOX 1401
Sykesville, MD 21784

Deadline: Must be postmarked by May 10, 2021.

For questions or clarification, please call 410-861-0506 or email scbaoperations@gmail.com

New SCBA Members:
We are so excited to welcome Liberty 24-7 Car Wash and I.C.E. Firearms & Defensive Training to the SCBA family!
Liberty 24-7 Car Wash is a full-service car wash company in Eldersburg/Sykesville, MD. They use modern equipment designed to provide a gentle, eco-friendly and above all effective deep clean. To learn more about Liberty 24-7 Car Wash, click on the logo above.
I.C.E. Firearms & Defensive Training provides firearms training, Maryland handgun qualification training, Utah Conceal Carry Training, personal protection in and outside of the home, and "Refuse To Be A Victim." Click on the logo above to learn more about ICEFDT.
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
Wherever you want to go, you'll go farther at Carroll.

Find out more about Carroll Community College!
Thank you to 2021's SCBA Newsletter Sponsor: Green Home Solutions
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