Pasadena Business Association
Great Businesses Making A Great Community

  • 13 Apr 2016 8:38 PM | Deleted user

    PBA held a Ribbon Cutting for a new Pasadena Business on April 1st. (No not an April fool’s joke).

    We were honored to welcome Tiffany Erler, Budding Voices, LLC and her family to the PBA and the business community. We had County Executive Steve Schuh present a citation to Tiffany. Gina Cook, Secretary of the PBA presented a citation on behalf of Senator Simonaire and Delegates Kipke and Simonaire. Jerry Nicklow, President of the PBA presented a citation also.


    Budding Voices, LLC provides speech-language therapy services for children; specializing in autism, apraxia, and developmental delays. ASHA certified and MD Licensed.
  • 11 Apr 2016 8:35 PM | Deleted user

    Our brand new website is operational. We are looking for Elite Sponsors. The cost is $600 annually. New sponsors will be subject to a pro-rated fee structure based on the month in which the sponsorship is paid. (Ex, joining in April would cost $450). Elite Sponsors will renew each January 1st and it can be paid in conjunction with your dues renewals.

    PBA Elite Website Sponsorship

    • Prime Placement on the PBA Homepage
    • Footer placement on ALL PBA internal web pages
    • Footer placement in email template of all PBA email correspondences.
    • Acknowledgement at our monthly membership meetings
    Your logo is linked back to your website, adding to your SEO and driving traffic to your business. All for only $600 annually. To take advantage of this amazing opportunity, contact Sandi Parrish.
  • 09 Apr 2016 8:24 PM | Deleted user

    On behalf of the PBA we would like to say “Thank you” to Cub Scout Troop #468 under the leadership of Dave Lemons. These scouts along with their sponsors were able to get the Flag down before the impending storm with winds gusting at 50 miles per hour. They did a great job folding the flag which is 15 X 25 ft. For many of them this was the largest flag that they have ever folded and told us that they were honored to complete the task.

  • 08 Apr 2016 7:11 PM | Deleted user

    Our April General Membership Meeting was held at The Greene Turtle in Pasadena. The food was wonderful and it was a pleasure working with Tony Lombardi and his staff for a great day. County Executive Steve Schuh was our guest speaker and he gave us some insight on projects he is considering and other county issues. Thanks Steve for taking time out of your busy schedule and talking with our membership.

  • 06 Apr 2016 8:27 PM | Deleted user

    Our Women’s Lunch with the Greater Severna Park & Arnold Chamber of Commerce was very well attended.  Two Rivers Steak & Fish House were our hosts for this event.  As always the food and atmosphere were great.  Thanks to Michelle and her staff for a great afternoon.  The women’s lunch it is a great networking event and yes, there was one man in attendance.

  • 03 Apr 2016 8:10 PM | Deleted user

    Noah's House LLC - Khalifah Carter
    Noah's House LLC is a family owned kid gym offering an indoor play area, sensory experiences, and classes for kids 0-5 years of age. Husband and wife team, Khalifah and Andre Carter want all who enter this gym to know that they are important and loved. This is the most loving kid gym around!
    Category: Family Entertainment

    Allstate Insurance Company - Shelley Driscoll
    Shelley has been helping Maryland families make sure all their insurance needs are taken care of with only the best customer service and caring for over 20 years. Our customers are our family. Whether it is homeowners, renters, auto, motorcycles, life, financial services or your business we are here for you with our great team and staff. Give us a call or stop in today!!
    Category: Insurance

    Clay Shaw State Farm Agency - Clay E. Shaw
    Clay Shaw is a 20 year resident of Pasadena and has opened a community focused State Farm Agency providing insurance and financial services to our neighbors.
    Category: Insurance, Financial Services

    Berkshire Hathaway Home Services PenFed Realty - Vivian Miner
    Contact Vivian for your real estate needs.

    Category: Real Estate
    Country Wide Builders Inc. - Thomas Perry, President
    We are a family owned company and keep customer service and quality craftsmanship as our top priorities throughout each building and renovation project.
    Category: Home Improvements, Construction Services/Contractor

    Gottpower Restoration Services - Paula Gottschalk, Owner
    Fire, Water, Storm Damage Certified Insurance Contractor, We're A State Certified Mold and Lead Remediation, Remodeling, Additions, Kitchen, Bathrooms, Roofing, Siding, Structural, Waterproofing Company.

    Category: Building Contractor, Home Improvements, Foundation Waterproofing
    Heritage Financial Consultants - Troy Cook
    Contact Troy for your financial needs.
    Category: Financial Servicees

    Huntington Learning Center - Cheryl Queen
    Huntington Learning Center is the tutoring and test prep leader. Its certified tutors provide individualized instruction in reading, phonics, writing, study skills, elementary and middle school math, Algebra through Calculus, Chemistry, and other sciences. It prepares students for the R-SAT and ACT, as well as HSPT, ISEE, ASVB, GED, other state and standardized exams. Huntington programs develop the skills, confidence, and motivation to help students succeed and meet the needs of Common Core State Standards. Founded in 1977, Huntington’s mission is to give every student the best education possible.
    Category: Schools/Education

  • 02 Apr 2016 8:03 PM | Deleted user

    Spring is in the air.  And it is a great time to be a member of the PBA.  Can you believe that 2016 is the PBA’s 30th Anniversary?  So for 30 years now, the PBA has been playing a part in helping the great businesses of the Pasadena area.  |

    We have started our 30th year off strong.   In February, we launched our new website. We hope you've had a chance to explore all the great features of the new site. Have questions or feedback? Email me.
    Jerry@huffinsurance.com

    In March, we had our first major event, the PBA scholarship fundraiser at Kurtz’s beach.  That event raised nearly $7,000 to go towards the scholarships that we give out annually to local students to help further their education.  As I have stated in the past, there is no better way to invest in our community than investing in our youth.  The local community and business leaders came together to make this event a success.

    Looking forward, the Taste of Pasadena is just around the corner on April 19th at Kurtz’s Beach.  This is a great chance to sample food from several local restaurants for one low cost.  I look forward to seeing you all there. 

    Going back to our 30th anniversary, we are planning an event to celebrate the anniversary, so please stay tuned for the details as I am sure that it will also be a can’t miss event. 

    The first quarter has been a challenging quarter for me personally.  But I can honestly say the friends and family of the PBA have been by my side and stepped up to help me out whenever I have needed them, and for that I say thank you.  In closing, I want to state that Pasadena is a great place to be and I am proud to call it my home both personally and for our business.  I wish everyone great success and if I can do anything to help you out, please feel free to reach out and contact me.


    Jerry Nicklow, PBA President

    Huff Insurance
  • 25 Mar 2016 5:35 PM | Deleted user

     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 6,000 copies of our directory and have the community calling asking when the new issue will be available. Directory packets Were emailed and then mailed. If you did not get yours please email the PBA office and we will see you get one. We have extended the add 10% late payment charge if postmarked after March 2nd . If you have not had time to get your ad payment in we just gave you some extra time. You now have until March 11th without the late fee. We need all ads by March 31st.

  • 11 Mar 2016 6:30 PM | Deleted user

    Wednesday, April 6, 2016
    The Greene Turtle
    12pm-1pm
    Speaker: County Executive Steve Schuh

    Details & Registration

  • 09 Mar 2016 5:46 PM | Deleted user

    Vice President, Doug Cashmere

    My time in the PBA has been filled with Moments of Truth. Right now you’re saying what does that mean. Let me explain. Over the years while getting more involved in the PBA I kept getting drawn to the organization. I witnessed an incredibly giving, generous, humble and selfless business community made up of small and large businesses with incredible people. Everyone always wants to help the community whether it be Scholarships, Luncheons for Elementary Kids, School Supplies, Christmas Presents during the Childs Christmas, Food during Thanksgiving, honoring our Veterans and a countless list of Community Needs that are met by the PBA time and time again. Not to mention our continued support of our Local Business through “Shopping Local “Our members never say no. When called upon for assistance they always come through and step up. More often than not our member businesses volunteer their products, services and money before we even reach out. I know I speak for everyone on the PBA Board and our Executive Director when I say that the members of the PBA and the Pasadena Community Members really know what it means when we say “It takes a Village”. Our continued involvement in helping others is Truly the meaning of “Moments of Truth”. Thank You to Everyone for All You Do.


    Doug Cashmere
    Ace Hardware & Hearth

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