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University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hosts September General Membership Luncheon.
University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hosts September General Membership Luncheon.
September 21, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
On September 17, 2020, more than fifty attended the SACC September General Membership Luncheon on the campus of the University... READ MORE
Join the Chamber Energy Purchasing Cooperative
Join the Chamber Energy Purchasing Cooperative
September 11, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
COVID19, the Presidential election, economic forecasts, and erratic weather conditions are making the energy market volatile. Members of the Salisbury... READ MORE
3rd Friday Returns with Outdoor Shopping – Sept 18, 2020
3rd Friday Returns with Outdoor Shopping – Sept 18, 2020
September 11, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
Salisbury, MD:  3rd Friday is pleased to announce another night of socially-distanced shopping in Downtown Salisbury, on Friday, September 18,... READ MORE
Wicomico County Tourism Announces 2020 Photo Contest winners
Wicomico County Tourism Announces 2020 Photo Contest winners
September 3, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
SALISBURY, Md. – Wicomico County Tourism is pleased to announce the winners of its 2020 Photo Contest. A committee selected the... READ MORE
Junior Achievement Partners With City Of Salisbury Summer Youth Employment Program
Junior Achievement Partners With City Of Salisbury Summer Youth Employment...
August 21, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
Salisbury, MD– Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore (JAES) has wrapped up their fourth year of partnering with the City... READ MORE
Dorchester Chamber and Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Hosts Joint Mixer
Dorchester Chamber and Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Hosts Joint...
August 21, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
Salisbury, MD ­– August 21, 2020 – On Thursday, August 20, 2020, dozens of guests gathered at the Dorchester Chamber... READ MORE
Wor-Wic Holds In-Person Commencement
Wor-Wic Holds In-Person Commencement
August 21, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
Wor-Wic Community College commencement ceremonies were recently held outdoors at the Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, in accordance with all state... READ MORE
SACC and the Lower Shore American Job Center to Host Annual Job and Career Fair
SACC and the Lower Shore American Job Center to Host...
August 20, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
Salisbury, MD – August 8, 2020 – The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce and the Lower Shore American Job Center... READ MORE
Becker Morgan Group Project Achieves LEED Gold Certification
Becker Morgan Group Project Achieves LEED Gold Certification
August 19, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
Somerset County Technical High School has achieved LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, becoming one of under... READ MORE
The Rotary Club of Wicomico County to Welcome Speaker Julia Glanz, Acting Mayor of Salisbury
The Rotary Club of Wicomico County to Welcome Speaker Julia...
August 19, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
A native of Long Island, N.Y., Glanz got to know the Eastern Shore when her parents bought a second home... READ MORE
Sheriff Lewis to Speak to Rotary Club of Salisbury
Sheriff Lewis to Speak to Rotary Club of Salisbury
August 17, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
The Rotary Club of Salisbury is pleased to welcome to its Thursday, August 20 meeting Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis.... READ MORE
SU’s PACE Offers Public Access to Election Course
SU’s PACE Offers Public Access to Election Course
August 17, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
SALISBURY, MD—Salisbury University’s Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement (PACE) hosts the virtual lecture series “Democracy Across Disciplines: Politics... READ MORE

Business News

In Honor of World Rivers Day
In Honor of World Rivers Day
September 23, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
SNOW HILL, MD – Last Tuesday, September 15th, The Lower Shore Land Trust (LSLT) received Proclamations from both Worcester and... READ MORE
Ocean Pines Chamber Hosts Halloween Parade
Ocean Pines Chamber Hosts Halloween Parade
September 23, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
Ocean Pines, MD – September 22, 2020 The Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce a Halloween themed... READ MORE
Apple Discount Drugs
Apple Discount Drugs
September 23, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
With the recent closing of the Apple Discount Drugs Berlin pharmacy location, the Apple team wants to ensure customers that... READ MORE
Salisbury Earns National Recognition for Fastest Growing City with Affordable Homes
Salisbury Earns National Recognition for Fastest Growing City with Affordable...
September 22, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
Salisbury- The City of Salisbury is proud to announce that is has been ranked the number one fastest growing city in... READ MORE
Governor Hogan Announces Expanded Capacity for Indoor Dining, Marks Beginning of Maryland Restaurant Week
Governor Hogan Announces Expanded Capacity for Indoor Dining, Marks Beginning...
September 22, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
Indoor Dining Capacity Increased from 50% to 75% Governor Visits Downtown Annapolis, Encourages Marylanders to Support Local Eateries September 18-27... READ MORE
Maryland State Board of Elections Posts Ballot Drop Box Locations
Maryland State Board of Elections Posts Ballot Drop Box Locations
September 22, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
ANNAPOLIS (Sept. 18, 2020) – The Maryland State Board of Elections today posted online a list of statewide ballot drop box... READ MORE
County Council Approves Continuation of John D. Pstota As Acting County Executive
County Council Approves Continuation of John D. Pstota As Acting...
September 22, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
The Wicomico County Council on September 18, 2020 approved the continuation of John D. Psota as Acting County Executive. Under... READ MORE
Historic Preservation: The Wicomico Hotel
Historic Preservation: The Wicomico Hotel
September 22, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
Davis Strategic Development is currently working on a historical preservation project for One Plaza East located in Downtown Salisbury, and... READ MORE
SU Celebrates One Maryland One Book Program with Fall Events
SU Celebrates One Maryland One Book Program with Fall Events
September 22, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
SALISBURY, MD—Salisbury University celebrates Maryland Humanities’ One Maryland One Book program with a series of events this fall. This year’s... READ MORE
Maryland Food Bank Discussed at September 24 Rotary Meeting
Maryland Food Bank Discussed at September 24 Rotary Meeting
September 18, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
The Rotary Club of Salisbury is pleased to welcome to its Thursday, September 24 meeting Jennifer Small, Director of Regional... READ MORE
City’s Poet Laureate Set to Host Three More ‘Poetry and Recovery’ Zoom Events
City’s Poet Laureate Set to Host Three More ‘Poetry and...
September 18, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
Salisbury- The City is proud to announce the success of last week’s very first session of ‘Poetry and Recovery,’ an online... READ MORE
Local Arby’s Presents $8,900 Grand To Junior Achievement
Local Arby’s Presents $8,900 Grand To Junior Achievement
September 18, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
Salisbury, MD— Todd Hershey, owner of three Arby’s locations in Salisbury, presented Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore (JAES) with... READ MORE

Chamber News

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hosts September General Membership Luncheon.
University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hosts September General Membership Luncheon.
September 21, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
On September 17, 2020, more than fifty attended the SACC September General Membership Luncheon on the campus of the University... READ MORE
What’s “Magical” about the Eastern Shore
What’s “Magical” about the Eastern Shore
September 11, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
By Cathy Diekmann Undeterred by the threat of rain and a country-side drive from Salisbury, members of the Salisbury Area... READ MORE
Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce to Host 2020 Annual Awards Luncheon
Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce to Host 2020 Annual Awards...
September 8, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
On October 1, 2020 at 11:30 AM, the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce will celebrate business and organizational excellence at... READ MORE
Maryland Chamber of Commerce to Present Congressional Round Up – Sponsored by SACC
Maryland Chamber of Commerce to Present Congressional Round Up –...
August 21, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
Powerhouse policy briefings from Maryland Congressional Delegation and U.S. Chamber of Commerce leaders on tap at virtual event on Sept.... READ MORE
SACC and the Lower Shore American Job Center to Host Annual Job and Career Fair
SACC and the Lower Shore American Job Center to Host...
August 20, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
Salisbury, MD – August 8, 2020 – The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce and the Lower Shore American Job Center... READ MORE
Wicomico Yacht Club Hosts July Business After Hours
Wicomico Yacht Club Hosts July Business After Hours
July 10, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
After four long months of isolation, canceled events, and a plethora of Zoom meetings, Chamber members gathered on July 9,... READ MORE
Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce to Host 2020 Golf Classic
Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce to Host 2020 Golf Classic
July 10, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce 2020 Golf Classic, presented by Spicer Bros. Construction, will be held on September 25,... READ MORE
SACC Resumes In Person Events
SACC Resumes In Person Events
June 26, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
By Cathy Diekmann Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce members gathered for their first in-person event since the COVID-19 pandemic changed... READ MORE
SACC Seeks 100th Annual Awards Nominations
SACC Seeks 100th Annual Awards Nominations
June 16, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
Each year, the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce hosts an Annual Awards Banquet recognizing the outstanding leaders of the Delmarva... READ MORE
Empower Yourself with Holistic Wellness
Empower Yourself with Holistic Wellness
June 12, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
by Cathy Diekmann Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce (SACC) members gathered for what might be their last Virtual Happy Hour... READ MORE
SACC Virtual Happy Hour: Let Them Eat Cake!
SACC Virtual Happy Hour: Let Them Eat Cake!
May 29, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
By Cathy Diekmann The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce continues to offer creative ways for members and guests to decompress,... READ MORE
May 22 Update from Maryland Chamber of Commerce
May 22 Update from Maryland Chamber of Commerce
May 22, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
New PPPL Guide – (updated May 20, 2020) The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has released a new guide to help businesses navigate loan forgiveness... READ MORE

Community News

City Announces Additional Gathering Limitations
City Announces Additional Gathering Limitations
September 15, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
Salisbury- In consideration of Wicomico County passing the 7% COVID positivity rate yesterday, spending the past eight days above 5%, and having the... READ MORE
3rd Friday Returns with Outdoor Shopping – Sept 18, 2020
3rd Friday Returns with Outdoor Shopping – Sept 18, 2020
September 11, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
Salisbury, MD:  3rd Friday is pleased to announce another night of socially-distanced shopping in Downtown Salisbury, on Friday, September 18,... READ MORE
Arbor Day Foundation Names Salisbury a Tree City
Arbor Day Foundation Names Salisbury a Tree City
September 1, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
Salisbury – The City of Salisbury is pleased to announce that it has been named a 2020 Tree City by the Arbor... READ MORE
The Salvation Army Lower Easter Shore Hosts Drive-Thru Food Distribution Day
The Salvation Army Lower Easter Shore Hosts Drive-Thru Food Distribution...
August 14, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
The Salvation Army Lower Easter Shore Hosts Drive-Thru Food Distribution Day Salisbury, MD – August 14, 2020 – The Salvation... READ MORE
3rd Friday Returns with Outdoor Shopping – Aug 21 2020
3rd Friday Returns with Outdoor Shopping – Aug 21 2020
August 14, 2020 | Cindy Chambers
Salisbury, MD: 3rd Friday is pleased to announce its return to Downtown Salisbury, with a socially-distanced, shopping-focused event on August... READ MORE
Bob Culver Memorial Service
Bob Culver Memorial Service
August 7, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
Date: Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 Time: Doors open at 12 pm Service begins at 1 pm Location: Wicomico Youth &... READ MORE
The Salvation Army Joins Forces With Walmart to “Stuff the Bus”
The Salvation Army Joins Forces With Walmart to “Stuff the...
August 6, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
Salisbury, MD – August 5, 2020 – Walmart and The Salvation Army are teaming up to provide new school supplies... READ MORE
Local Business To Learn About The Impact Of Alzheimer’s Disease On The Workplace In August 13th Virtual Discussion
Local Business To Learn About The Impact Of Alzheimer’s Disease...
August 5, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is moving forward in 2020, and this year, WALK is everywhere – on every street, trail, and treadmill. To... READ MORE
Tropical Storm Isaias Public Information Bulletin
Tropical Storm Isaias Public Information Bulletin
August 4, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
The Department of Emergency Services encourages residents and businesses to secure loose objects that are outside. Be prepared for power... READ MORE
Wicomico Habitat Announces “Summer Stretch” Virtual 5K Fun Run/Stroll/Roll
Wicomico Habitat Announces “Summer Stretch” Virtual 5K Fun Run/Stroll/Roll
July 28, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
SALISBURY, MD –Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County (HFHWC) is hosting its first-ever virtual 5K fun run/roll/stroll to raise money... READ MORE
Mathers Named Associate Dean of SU’s Perdue School of Business
Mathers Named Associate Dean of SU’s Perdue School of Business
July 28, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
SALISBURY, MD—Dr. Ani Mathers, associate professor of finance at Salisbury University, has been named associate dean of SU’s Franklin P.... READ MORE
Downtown Parking Enforcement to Resume Monday, August 3rd
Downtown Parking Enforcement to Resume Monday, August 3rd
July 22, 2020 | Ivan Chikhale
The City of Salisbury Parking Enforcement Division has announced that it will officially resume normal parking enforcement in the Downtown... READ MORE