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  • 11 Jul 2024 4:16 PM | Jerry Nicklow (Administrator)

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  • 04 Jun 2024 10:29 AM | Jerry Nicklow (Administrator)

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  • 17 May 2024 9:14 AM | Jerry Nicklow (Administrator)

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  • 01 Apr 2024 10:21 AM | Jerry Nicklow (Administrator)

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  • 14 Mar 2024 3:44 PM | Jerry Nicklow (Administrator)

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  • 06 Feb 2024 3:03 PM | Jerry Nicklow (Administrator)

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  • 29 Jan 2024 2:39 PM | Jerry Nicklow (Administrator)

    In preparation to the public bill hearings scheduled in the Senate for Feb 6 and the House TBD, District 31 is hosting a virtual community stakeholder meeting on 2/5 @7pm to discuss the proposed CAD Taskforce legislation that will be introduced by Del. Chisholm and Senator Simonaire this 2024 session. The surrounding communities are invited to attend. Please feel free to share among your neighbors/email lists.

    Here is the PDF with the details of the bill.

    CAD-LR2649 PDF

    Please see the meeting details below:

     

    Microsoft Teams meeting

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    Meeting ID: 299 370 914 394
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    +1 929-352-1916,,952225871#   United States, New York City

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    If you have any questions about this specific community hearing meeting, please respond to this email. If you have questions about Senator Simonaire’ s SB 353 please contact his office. Delegate Chisholm’s House Bill will be on the MGA website in the coming days, but I have attached a copy of the bill draft.

     

    Best,

    Aysia Rodriguez| Chief of Staff

    Delegate Brian Chisholm

    Legislative District 31

    Annapolis, MD 21401

    6 Bladen St. Rm. 412

    W #: 410-841-3206

    brian.chisholm@house.state.md.us


  • 16 Jan 2024 4:05 PM | Jerry Nicklow (Administrator)

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  • 19 Dec 2023 8:22 AM | Jerry Nicklow (Administrator)

    I wanted to share the power of trust relationships and how going that extra mile hopefully makes you stand out from the rest of other people in your trade.

    As you recall, names were drawn at random at the meeting because we did not have a guest speaker. My name was drawn as were several others. Here’s my story……

    In attendance at the luncheon was Don Gurney along with Melissa. I mentioned that in addition to handling the typical purchase and refinance closings, we also handle deed only requests. Don Gurney had a client he sold a house to several years ago call him to say her husband just passed away at the end of November and she wanted to make sure her youngest son was able to be on title when she passed. Don remembered what I mentioned and called me this past Thursday with the circumstances and the referral. I had a discussion with the customer and secured the information necessary to have our office prepare what’s called a life estate deed. We prepared that the next day and I called the customer today Saturday 12/9/23 to make an appointment. Her son also needed to be in attendance so I suggested that I could come to her home to execute the documents. The son is a technician on call this weekend so he was ok with this arrangement.

    I arrived at the home, secured the necessary documents needed to proceed (id’s and a copy of the death certificate) and executed the transaction.

    Come to find out, this family has two chihuahuas and one looked like one of mine. They came from the same breeder Jackie Listman. We spoke of her and the dogs and I mentioned we do refinances. Her other son is watching the rates and wants to refinance from his current rate. She’s going to have him call me for that.

    Attending the meetings and clearly telling other PBA members what you do and what you seek can get you a recommendation. In the case of C21 Don Gurney, they are an absolute great client and referral source that works both ways. Not only have I received recommendations from them, but I’ve sent customers to them when I can as well. Unlike some other brokerages in this area, they don’t have an affiliated title company. I strive to do more than my “in house” competitors who are spoon fed work because the broker has a financial interest in directing the consumer to their owned/affiliated title company.

    I called Melissa earlier to thank her but I copied Don Gurney here on this note because he thought enough of me to recommend this client during this most difficult time for her.

  • 12 Dec 2023 11:07 AM | Jerry Nicklow (Administrator)

    MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

    Idea Weaver Promotions
    www.ideaweaver.com
    Owner: Paulette Morris


    Idea Weaver Promotions has provided imprinted Promotional Products & Wearables to businesses and organizations since 1995.  We have been a member of the Pasadena Business Association since 2009.

    Company Motto:  “When it comes to Promotional Products…The Sky's the Limit!”

    Some of the Products we sell are pens, drinkware, sign & banners, brochures, business cards, magnets, flags, calendars, wearables & more. A few of the clients we serve are Banking, Real Estate, Insurance, Non-Profits, Churches, Schools, Health & Services Industry.  We Specialize in Trade Show Supplies, Networking & marketing ideas. We value our clients and our business relationships and wholeheartedly promote Shopping Local!! 

    Some of the local outreach programs that are near and dear to our hearts are those that help & support children.  A few of the groups we support here in Pasadena are the PBA Scholarship Fundraiser, A Child's Christmas & 5th Grade Straight-A recognition luncheon where Idea Weaver donates backpacks for the kids being honored.

    I have served on the PBA Education, Scholarship & Web/Technology Committees.  I am a past chairperson of the PBA Shop Local Committee.  I currently serve on the PBA Membership & Shop Local Committees.  I have served on the Board of Directors and am currently the PBA Vice President.

    My top goal for 2024 is to do a better job of sharing marketing trends & ideas using promotional products to better serve my clients.  I would also love to partner with fellow PBA members to help strengthen the Pasadena Business Association Shop Local message in 2024.


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