Chamber Update


Please give a warm welcome to our newest members and enjoy reading about all the small businesses that make our community the best place to live! Find them in our directory at

Mi'Chelle Premier Salon - Ready for your dream hair? Look no further! Through Mi’Chelle’s advanced online application process, talented stylists analyze your preferences, enabling them to create a personalized experience for your upcoming appointment. Salon services include a silk press process that will straighten and smooth your hair, leaving it soft and shiny. The stylists also work with you for hair piece and wig applications, tailored to make you look your best. (

Alyssa Buclous, Certified CPR Trainer and LPN - You never know when you will need to save a life. With quality CPR and first aid training, you are prepared for real-life situations. Alyssa will conduct CPR training for community and health care professionals. (

All the Buzz Gardens - Did you know that approximately three-fourths of all flowering plants rely on insect pollination, including many crops that provide a significant portion of the world’s food supply? Without pollinators, we would face challenges in growing fruits, vegetables and nuts. Now, imagine a garden that is pollinator friendly, native, drought-resistant, mosquito repellent, easy to maintain and beautiful. You can have this and more through the expertise of All the Buzz Gardens! (

Long & Foster Real Estate - Ruth McGovern - As your real estate agent, Ruth wants you to think of her as your trusted advisor, your practiced negotiator, your skilled house-hunter and your neighborhood expert. Whether you are buying, selling, renting or just looking, she will diligently work for you every step of the way. (

Tangled Balloons - Based in Millersville, Tangled Balloons transforms ordinary air into candy-colored creations that are the life, sparkle and pop of any party. From soft pastels for baby showers to vibrant hues for birthdays, the passionately crafted and expertly designed balloon arrangements are not just decorations but also heartfelt. The team also works with Alpha-Lit Annapolis for lighted graphics to complement the gorgeous balloon creations. (

Heart and Home Organizing LLC - Owner Janice Lentz has the distinction of being one of the few NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers) members to have received residential, household and workplace productivity organizing certificates. She started Heart and Home Organizing LLC because she is passionate about helping others. Using her gift of organization, her keen intuition for the limits and possibilities of space, and her love of people, she is well-equipped to help bring order to your home. (

Jennifer Cochran Designs LLC - With over 20 years of experience in the graphic design world, Jennifer has come to understand that design is an important aspect of universal communication. She uses the hierarchy of typography and unique images daily to convey important information to the public in a visually appealing way for her clients. Her projects include everything from logo design to annual reports. (

Simply Organized with Tina LLC - This team of organizers is on a mission to help you start living the life you want. They bring clarity to the things you love, so that you can more easily let go of the things that aren’t serving you. Clear your space to clear your mind. They are here to help you reach your organizing goals and start living a simpler life. They service homes and busy families and professionals in the greater Annapolis area. “Let's get organized!” (

Maryland Masonry LLC - With 25 years of masonry experience between them, Travis Smith and Kevin Thompson decided they wanted to own their own masonry business, so they officially opened Maryland Masonry in July 2023. They are expert craftsmen providing full-service work including block foundations, brick, chimney, concrete, stonework and more in their family-operated business. (

Keep Our Judges 2024 - The Keep Our Judges 2024 team mission is to maintain integrity and impartiality on the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court bench. Together, Christine Celeste and Ginina Jackson-Stevenson bring over 40 years of combined legal experience and have been rigorously vetted by the judicial nominating commission, Maryland Bar Association and Anne Arundel County Bar Association, among others. (

We held six ribbon-cutting celebrations this month. The first was the season opening of the Severna Park Farmers Market. They offer the freshest breads, jams, fruits and vegetables, and so much more. Make sure to visit and support these wonderful small-business owners!

Next, we held a ribbon cutting for the grand opening of Punk & Boone Bridal in Park Plaza. Over 100 people celebrated this new, full-service wedding business. International wedding dress designers flew in for the elegant occasion! This business is owned by Logan “Punk” Burnett and her father, Boone.

We also celebrated the one-year anniversary of In My Defense LLC. This business provides an array of classes on self-defense and gun safety training, and features simulators to practice defense tactics. Owner Vinny Maida is a Marine veteran and black belt and brings decades of experience to his business.

Yet another grand opening took place in Severna Park, this one for Peake Speech Therapy and Consulting, owned by Michael Molinaro. Peake provides a broad spectrum of services for speech and autism challenges.

Play Street Museum officially opened its doors in Park Plaza with a chamber ribbon-cutting. This already popular venue is owned by pediatrician Nicky Donnal, and features everything under the sun for small children. Guests can do crafts, play in separate playrooms, enjoy science projects, and so much more. There is a retail section and a large party room as well.

Finally, we celebrated the launch of Your Pool Swim School, owned by Caitlin Kemmet. Her business provides Red Cross trained instructors to teach you and your children in your own pool, community pool or river. Caitlin’s team also launched the “Great Summer Giveaway” with prizes all summer long. Visit for more information.

Registration is open for our Independence Day parade, to be held on Thursday, July 4, from 10:00–noon in Severna Park. We will again be offering a $500 prize in three categories: Best Overall, Best Theme and Most Patriotic. We encourage communities to gather their teams and start building their floats!

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