PASADENA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION OFFICERS 2018
Doug Cashmere – ACE Hardware – President
Brian Conrad – Edward Jones – Vice President
Linda Loane – Pasadena Pawn & Gun – Treasurer
Angela Balsamo – Coffee News – Secretary
Jerry Nicklow - Huff Insurance – Immediate Past President
BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2018
Mary Brodowski – BB&T
Dr. Christine Calvert, DVM – Calvert Veterinary CenterLisa Hart, Arundel Federal Savings Bank
Paulette Morris – Idea Weaver Promotions, Inc.
Christine Richardson – Q Marketing & Design
Sam Tanner - Keller Williams Realty
Ruth Toomey, An Extraordinar Limousine
The PBA wants to thank Jerry Nicklow, Huff Insurance for serving as the President of the PBA in 2016 & 2017. Jerry will remain on the board as Immediate Past President. The PBA wants to thank Hayley Gable Bowerman, Gab Communications and Larry Sells, Pasadena Voice for serving on the Board of Directors in 2017 & 2018. They both served a two year term on the board. We want to thank Doug Cashmere, Ace Hardware & Hearth for serving as Vice President and now president. We thank Brian Conrad, Edward Jones who served on the board and will now be the Vice President. Linda Loane, Pasadena Pawn & Gun and Angela Balsamo, Coffee News will remain as the treasurer and secretary.
Sam Tanner, Keller Williams served on the board in 2017 and will now remain for a two year term. Lisa Hart, Arundel Federal Savings Bank, Mary Brodowski, BB&T and Ruth Toomey, An Extraordinar Limousine will remain to complete the last year of their two year term. We appreciate the commitment of all of our officers and board members and thank them for their support of the PBA.
December General Membership Meeting
Our December General Membership meeting was held at the new Mutiny Pirate Bar & Island Grille on Magothy Beach Road. We are so happy to have them in Pasadena. Thanks to Rob and the staff for a great day and hosting the meeting. Bess Clark, Coterie a Boutique, talked about ways to promote your business as a small business owner. Thanks to Bess for taking the time to share her experiences with the members. It was a very inspirational talk.
Your 2018 Membership dues are due. Invoices were emailed in early December and mailed in mid- December. To request another invoice please send Sandi an email. All members pay dues now, no matter when you joined. Dues are prorated when you join with full dues due on January 1.
FEBRUARY GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Wednesday, February 7, 2018, Noon
8015 Ft. Smallwood Road
$18.00 with reservation by Friday, February 2, 2018 (covers buffet and non-alcoholic beverages) $23.00 if reserving after Friday, February 2, 2018
Speaker: Anne Arundel Planning and Zoning Office will be discussing the development of the County’s next General Development Plan. GDPs, which are done every eight to ten years, result in updated landuse and zoning maps that guide development in the County. Thus, it affects what land may be developed and for what purposes. Do don’t pass up this opportunity to tell the County what is important to Pasadena and our County. Here is a link you might find useful:
You can pay in advance for the luncheons or mixers by mailing your check to PBA, PO Box 861, Pasadena, MD 21123-0861, or you can register and pay on the website by credit card, or you can email your reservation to Sandi and pay at the door by cash or check.
Please make every attempt to reserve your space for the meetings so they know how much food to prepare.
MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY AND COMMUNITY GUIDE
What a great way to get your business name out to possible customers for pennies and it remains out for one year. I have had members of the community tell me they use it as their yellow pages when looking for goods or services. We print and distribute 5,000 copies of our directory and have the community calling asking when the new issue will be available. The Membership Directory and Community Guide advertising and renewal information will be sent out in late January. If you had an ad in the previous directory you will receive an Advertising Renewal Statement and Ad Proof. You can simply sign the form and return with payment. If you wish to change to a larger size ad simply use the Advertising Rate form sign and return with your payment. You must provide a camera ready ad in a pdf. If you are new to the PBA and wish to advertise you will receive an Advertising Rate form to use. All dues and directory costs must be paid for your inclusion in the directory. There is a 10% late fee after February
28th and deadline to be included is March 31st.