Chamber Update


Please give a warm welcome to our newest members (find them in our directory at

Senor Chile Café - Family owned and operated, this is owner Fredy Salmoran's third Senor Chile restaurant and fourth restaurant overall. The Severna Park location opens at 6:30am each day, offering an authentic Mexican breakfast and Rise Up Coffee as well as lunch and dinner.

House of Design & Co. - House of Design is a family-owned event planning and custom design company. Building its foundation on family values and ethics, the company works to ensure that your vision in mind comes to life. The team’s reputation is built on performance, trust and, most importantly, creativity.

Phronesis Wealth Management - (silver member) You might have an attorney, an accountant, a stockbroker and an insurance agent, but who is coordinating all of your financial affairs? Who works with you to ensure that decisions made are aligned with your financial goals? In these volatile times, financial planning is no longer a do-it-yourself project. Phronesis Wealth Management is a fee-based financial services firm in Severna Park dedicated to providing hands-on financial advice, service and support.

Sunshine + Saltwater - This company brings beach vibes and the Aloha spirit to products inspired by the Delaware coastal beaches and the Hawaiian islands. Its beach-inspired designs make your soul shine like the sun, reminding you of warm beach breezes, the sound of the waves, salty air and sandy feet.

Magothy HR Consulting LLC – Marie Hagigh has spent over 20 years as a human resources director and consultant. As a consultant, she has focused on helping individuals and businesses with day-to-day human resources responsibilities. She founded Magothy HR Consulting LLC to help individuals and business owners navigate the ever-evolving HR world.

LongBridge Financial LLC - LongBridge Financial LLC is an innovative company committed to responsibly helping homeowners reshape their financial future by educating them on Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECM) — and helping them unlock the power of their homes.

Affordable Outdoor Kitchens - Affordable Outdoor Kitchens was formed in the spring of 2011 with one thing in mind, to provide the best outdoor appliances and furnishings to contractors at a price that puts outdoor kitchens within the reach of their customer – the homeowner. Outdoor kitchens can offer as much as a 133% return on investment. Visit the 5,000-square-foot showroom and see the incredible designs and appliances.

Churchill Mortgage - With an extensive financial background as a certified public accountant for eight years and now a mortgage advisor for 19 years, Jodi Hillmar specializes in reviewing her clients’ entire financial picture to offer them the education and options to make the best financial decisions for their future.

Thrive 4 Life Holistic Health - As a certified holistic gut health coach, Carrie Chojnowski has been helping countless people, mostly women in their 40s and up, go from surviving to thriving.

She utilizes microbiome science, function, diet and movement and incorporates practices that will empower you to adequately nurture all of these aspects of yourself for ultimate health.

Holding Hands Speech – Owner Aimee Pharr is a highly trained speech pathologist who worked in the Anne Arundel County Public Schools system and The Summit School. She is a certified Phono-Graphix provider, with knowledge and experience in reading acquisition and a special interest in language-based learning disabilities. Her practice works to establish a positive and flexible environment using evidence-based practices where children and their families become active partners.

The Lash Lounge (coming soon) - The Lash Lounge Annapolis - West Street is a premier eyelash salon, specializing in lash extensions, tinting, brow threading and more. Come in. Relax. Then face the world with confidence. It's the company’s goal to work with you to develop a custom lash look that celebrates your natural beauty and simplifies your everyday life.

Vida Fusion Health and Wellness - These qualified medical professionals deliver intravenous (IV) hydration therapy to rapidly replace fluids and electrolytes in your body needs to recover from migraines, brain fog, heavy workouts, bouts of illness, or even poor skin health. Visit its Anne Arundel County clinic and join hundreds of people in your area who look and feel their best thanks to IV hydration. The team even has mobile services to see you at your home or office.

Dockside Dermatology - Dockside Dermatology was founded in 2022 by Dr. Stephanie Clements and Dr. Lesley Sutherland, who both grew up in the greater Annapolis area. They are excited to provide care in their hometown community. Dockside Dermatology specializes in comprehensive skin cancer services including screenings, diagnosis, and surgical treatment including Mohs surgery. In addition to care for skin cancer, the company offers treatment for inflammatory skin conditions and cosmetic services. The business is located in Millersville.

Helping Hands of America - Helping Hands of America offers direct services to low-income children, families and individuals by providing critical emergency resources, services and family support to improve lives. Help includes, but is not limited to, a baby and toddler pantry, a clothing closet, parent resources, housing and mental health referrals, educational opportunities and case management support.

The chamber held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Senor Chile Cafe in Severna Park. There was a large crowd complete with a mariachi band. The restaurant has quickly become a hot spot for dining in and carrying out.

We also held a ribbon-cutting celebrating the new ownership of Oishi Japanese Cuisine. Anita Wong has owned the business for one year, and she greeted attendees with a bounty of food, drinks and hospitality. The Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi performed a lion dance for good luck.

Our last ribbon-cutting in January celebrated the grand opening of Play and Thrive Speech Therapy in Arnold.

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