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Olney Chamber of Commerce News Flash - March 21, 2011
March 28 OCC Flash
|March 21, 2011|
Biz Buzz This Thursday
A March Martini Madness Mixer will be held on March 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the ReMax Building. This very special Biz Buzz will be a salute to Paula Kahla of Paula's Boutique for her 18 years of service to the Olney Chamber and to the Olney community. Join your fellow Chamber members in a toast, enjoy some appetizers, and do a little networking.
Applications are already coming in for the Olney Chamber of Commerce's Annual Scholarship Award. Scholarship applications are available in the career centers of the local high schools as well as on the Chamber website with a deadline of April 15, 2011. The Scholarship Committee's goal this year is to award FOUR $1000 scholarships to local high school seniors. So far, through your generosity, the Scholarship Campaign has received $2500, just a little over half way to our goal! Please consider donating to this wonderful program that demonstrates the commitment we as a business community have for our future business leaders. Donations may be mailed to the Chamber office or made online by clicking HERE. The Committee thanks you for your consideration of this important program.
Storybook Ballet: The Olney Ballet Theatre presents the Storybook Ballet, a fantasy for children, on April 2 at 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. or April 3 at 3:00 p.m. on the Historic Main Stage at the Olney Theatre Center. Come see your favorite storybook characters come to life in this delightful storybook fantasy. Cost is $20 for adults and $12 for students. Tickets are available at the Olney Theatre Box Office by calling 301.924.3400 or online at www.olneytheatre.org.
Join the Board: Nominations for all Board, Executive and committee positions are now being accepted for induction or appointment in July. Please don’t hesitate to nominate yourself! Our success depends entirely upon our members’active participation in the Chamber. Please submit nominations to: OlneyCoC@aol.com or call: 301 774-7117. Thank you~John R. Austin, Immediate Past President and Chairman of the Nominating Committee
Don’t be Left Out of the Party: Join Fair Hill Shopping Center and Washington Gas in sponsoring the Sandy Spring Museum’s Spring Gala, April 29, at the Inn at Brookeville Farms. Sponsorship levels range from $250 to $2500. Another option: Make a donation to the gala’s auction; Al Sospiro, Blueberry Gardens, Carpet & Vacuum Expo, Curves, El Andariego, Fitness First, Olney Grille, Olney Theatre and Serenity Zone Spa already have. Go to the museum web site, www.sandyspringmuseum.org, to purchase tickets, become a sponsor or make a donation. Thanks for showing your support for the Sandy Spring Museum.
First Time Home Buyers Seminar: Realtor Ellen Coleman with ReMax Realty Center is holding a first time Home Buyers Seminar on Tuesday, March 29 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the ReMax Building. Learn the advantages of owning versus renting, the pros and cons of short sales, how to qualify for a for a home mortgage and get pre-approved, how to understand your credit scores, and more. Register to attend by calling Ellen at 301.774.5900 or 301.538.4049.
Business Person of the Year: The Olney Chamber Board of Directors is still accepting nominations from membership for this year's Business Person of the Year. Email your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org today.
Volunteers Needed: The Senior Connection urgently needs volunteers to help their neighbors 62 and older live as independently as possible by: Providing escorted transportation to scheduled medical appointments; Helping with grocery shopping and running errands; or Paying a friendly visit or making a phone call to share companionship. Please contact The Senior Connection today at 301-962-0820 X 14, or Marcia.email@example.com.
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