Pasadena Business Association
Great Businesses Making A Great Community

PBA provides a vital connection for businesses with citizens and government in Anne Arundel County and Maryland.

Founded in 1986 with 35 members, Pasadena Business Association has grown to over 290 members. If you own or operate a local business and are interested in making Pasadena a better place to live and work - a place where residents patronize local businesses and work together with the business community to create a healthy, robust local economy -consider becoming a member of PBA.

Looking for Scholarship information? High School and 5th & 8th Grade

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Heather Frees of

Heather can help homeowners sell their home fast and for top dollar. Specializing in residential real estate, Berkshire Hathaway also offers comparative market analysis, first-time home buyer education, seller's agents and buyer's agents. They serve Baltimore and surrounding counties, including residents of Pasadena.

Heather's future business plans include offering homebuyer education courses to employees of local small businesses. She has been involved with the Sunshine Kids Fundraising and United Way of Central Maryland. A new member of the PBA, Heather looks forward to the opportunity participate more with the PBA, either chairing a committee or serving on the Board. We'll be lucky to have her.


Cox Creek Expansion Update
get the latest status on the project,
ask questions, and share your input

Thursday, April 6, 6:30-7:30pm
Riviera Beach Vol Fire Dept
Please rsvp to attend

Visit the Cox Creek Dredged Material Containment Facility
Saturday, April 8, 10:00am-1:00pm
Please rsvp to attend

Cox Creek Expansion Announcement

for more information on either event, contact Katrina Jones (MPA)

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Member Benefits

  Support and encouragement for your business
  Networking and social events to foster relationships
  Making Pasadena a better place to live, work, and play



Businesses in Pasadena contribute products and services to local non-profit organizations such as schools, churches, and sports teams. Your patronage of local businesses allows them to give back to your neighborhood, making Pasadena a better place for everyone to live and work! Discover Deals & Discounts!

Paid Sick Leave Bill


Contact Economic Matters Committee

The bill will require paid sick leave for employers with more than 9 employees.  To express your opinion on the bill, please contact your legislators or the members of the Economic Matters Committee.  Click the link above for their information.

Read More ... details of all pending bills.

Governor's Transformation and Renewal Office

Governor Hogan has newly established a Transformation and Renewal office to find ways to streamline, combine services, etc. to make the Maryland State Government more efficient and move it more to the 21st century.  The effort is being headed by former State Senator and Anne Arundel County Executive Robert Neall.  As I was told, “Everything and anything” regarding ideas to help streamline the State Government is wanted. 

The process is that any ideas people have should be sent to Robert Neall’s email address which is  Please feel free to contact Leslie Shoenhard (last name pronounced  SHANE HARD).  Her phone is 410-260-4077 and Leslie’s email address is

Here is the link for Governor Hogan's press release for the new office.

2016-17 PBA Directory

Pasadena Business Association
P.O. Box 861, Pasadena, MD 21123-0861 | Phone: 410-360-4PBA | Fax: 410-544-7060 | 

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