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  • Want To Retire Early? Start Planning NowExclusive

    By Karen B. Steppler-Krieg
    The average American retires around age 63, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. If you enjoy your work, you may want to continue well beyond that age. But what if you don’t want to wait until 63 or so? Can you afford to retire early? Possibly, if you follow these suggestions....
  • Chamber Update

    By Linda Zahn
    School is back and Labor Day is behind us, which means that it’s time to focus on autumn and all of the activities that go with it. We think of football when the days start to become crisp. Navy Football is holding Chamber Appreciation Day on October 22. Navy will play Memphis at 3:30pm at...
    • At Severna Park Lanes, Owner Michael Hall (left) and General Manager Curt Pezzano strive to offer an array of entertainment and excitement for families and guests of all ages.Zach Sparks
      At Severna Park Lanes, Owner Michael Hall (left) and General Manager Curt Pezzano strive to offer an array of entertainment and excitement for families and guests of all ages.

    Severna Park Lanes Pins Down Formula For Family Fun

    By Zach Sparks
    When people go to restaurants, they browse a menu offering choices diverse in flavor and pungency. At Severna Park Lanes, visitors get a similar amount of control. They can play tenpin or duckpin, they can form a bowling league, they can hold a birthday party or they can visit during evening hours...
    • Continental Realty Corporation Enables Community-Minded Commerce By Dylan Roche For Continental Realty Corporation, there are two primary factors that make and keep a shopping center viable — a variety of merchants to serve the needs of local residents, combined with a commitment to enriching the community. Residents of Greater Severna Park need look no farther for an example of Continental’s philosophy than Park Plaza, Robinson Crossing and Arnold, three of the corporation’s 20 commercial properties in MarDylan Roche
      Continental Realty Corporation Enables Community-Minded Commerce By Dylan Roche For Continental Realty Corporation, there are two primary factors that make and keep a shopping center viable — a variety of merchants to serve the needs of local residents, combined with a commitment to enriching the community. Residents of Greater Severna Park need look no farther for an example of Continental’s philosophy than Park Plaza, Robinson Crossing and Arnold, three of the corporation’s 20 commercial properties in Mar

    Continental Realty Corporation Enables Community-Minded Commerce

    By Dylan Roche
    For Continental Realty Corporation, there are two primary factors that make and keep a shopping center viable — a variety of merchants to serve the needs of local residents, combined with a commitment to enriching the community.
    Residents of Greater Severna Park need look no farther for an...
    • Chuck Roydhouse is one of just 13 certified Master Chimney Sweeps in the entire country. He uses that expertise every day to provide a safer, cleaner and more breathable chimney experience for homes all over Anne Arundel County.Provided
      Chuck Roydhouse is one of just 13 certified Master Chimney Sweeps in the entire country. He uses that expertise every day to provide a safer, cleaner and more breathable chimney experience for homes all over Anne Arundel County.

    Knowledge Means A Safer Home Thanks To Clean Sweep Of Anne Arundel County

    By Rob Odle
    Only 12 people across the entire country can match Chuck Roydhouse’s knowledge of chimneys. That’s because he is one of just 13 certified Master Chimney Sweeps in the United States. This expertise, along with that of Roydhouse’s highly trained and certified technicians, is exactly...

    Rita’s Celebrates 10 Years In Severna Park

    By Gracie Fairfax
    Rob Marcus is the kind of guy who takes ideas and runs with them. Every Sunday night after dinner, he and his wife, Sharon Marcus, used to go to Rita’s Italian Ice in Crofton. One evening, as they watched a flood of business at the Crofton Rita’s, Rob mentioned to Sharon that they...
  • Side Street Framers Brings Third Generation Aboard

    By Voice Media
    With new employee Jessica Wilson now on the team, Side Street Framers & Gift Gallery can boast three generations among its family staff. As the daughter of co-owner Dawn Wilson and the granddaughter of co-owner Barbara Daniels, Jessica practically grew up in the shop. “My mom would bring...
  • Trident Homes Realty And The Negron Agency of Farmers Insurance Cut Ribbons And Collect School Supplies

    By Voice Media
    At a recent joint ribbon cutting ceremony, the teams from Trident Homes Realty and the Negron Agency of Farmers Insurance celebrated the openings of their businesses and their membership with the GSPACC. Pam Negron (left/right) cut the ribbon on behalf of the Negron Agency, and Kevin Goodnight did...
  • Want To Retire Early? Start Planning NowExclusive

    By Karen B. Steppler-Krieg
    The average American retires around age 63, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. If you enjoy your work, you may want to continue well beyond that age. But what if you don’t want to wait until 63 or so? Can you afford to retire early? Possibly, if you follow these suggestions....
  • Real Estate Industry Veterans Launch Murn ManagementExclusive

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    Two real estate industry veterans – Keith Gillan and Severna Park resident Megan Pugh – have joined with the president of Maryland-based Murn Development, Chris Murn, to form a new property management company, Murn Management.
    Locally owned and operated, Murn Management will provide...
  • Chamber Update

    By Linda Zahn
    One of the highlights of the summer for the Chamber of Commerce was the Fourth of July Parade. I’d like to thank some of our sponsors. The Chamber offers a platinum-level membership and those sponsorships provide added support for the parade every year. You might have noticed their banners...
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    • Anne Stewart (left), director of sales and marketing, and Lisa Plummer-Leppado, executive director of Heartlands Assisted Living, strive to create an environment that promotes freedom, health, and excitement.
      Anne Stewart (left), director of sales and marketing, and Lisa Plummer-Leppado, executive director of Heartlands Assisted Living, strive to create an environment that promotes freedom, health, and excitement.

    Heartlands Assisted Living Grants Residents A New And Exciting Way Of Life

    By Rob Odle
    Since 1998, Heartlands Assisted Living at Severna Park has created an environment that provides seniors with privacy, social expansion, freedom and, most importantly, quality care.
    The staff at Heartlands is no stranger to providing the best possible experience for each of the facility’s 82...
    • Darryl Batten (left) and Darlene Bathon, two longtime employees of Gene Lilly Pools & Spas, are sought out by loyal customers who appreciate their advice on pool equipment and chemicals.
      Darryl Batten (left) and Darlene Bathon, two longtime employees of Gene Lilly Pools & Spas, are sought out by loyal customers who appreciate their advice on pool equipment and chemicals.

    Gene Lilly Pools & Spas Carries On Founder’s Philosophy

    By Dylan Roche
    Gene Lilly knew that there were two important aspects to a successful business — to change with the times, and to hire good people. That was the philosophy Lilly kept in mind when he established Gene Lilly Pools & Spas in 1969, and it was what kept his business successful in the half-...
    • Linda and Steve Hammalian, owners of Little Treasury Jewelers, specialize in high-end jewelry and diamonds, and luxury watches.
      Linda and Steve Hammalian, owners of Little Treasury Jewelers, specialize in high-end jewelry and diamonds, and luxury watches.

    Little Treasury Jewelers Is A Shining Example Of Customer Service

    By Zach Sparks
    The American Dream – for many, it may sound like an overplayed cliché, but for Linda and Steve Hammalian, owners of Little Treasury Jewelers, it’s a reality.
    Linda emigrated from China to the U.S. in the early 1990s. In 1996, she started selling silver jewelry and gemstones at a...
    • Bill Prevezanos (second from left) stands alongside his wife, Stacey (center), and nephew, Alex (second from right). Flanked by employees Celia Krohn (left) and Alexis Marsalek (right), the Prevezanos strive to create a supportive family environment for all.
      Bill Prevezanos (second from left) stands alongside his wife, Stacey (center), and nephew, Alex (second from right). Flanked by employees Celia Krohn (left) and Alexis Marsalek (right), the Prevezanos strive to create a supportive family environment for all.

    All In The Family: Donut Shack Welcomes All Employees To The Prevezanos Clan

    By Rob Odle
    Bill Prevezanos never planned on owning a family business — but, 31 years after purchasing Donut Shack, that’s the exact situation he has found himself in.
    In 1985, when Prevezanos purchased Donut Shack from a friend in an attempt to turn the business around, his wife, Stacey, was...
  • Should I Hire A Professional To Help Resolve My IRS Problems?

    By Tom Cleaver - Gardiner-Appel Group
    Sometimes, taxpayers with IRS tax problems decide to face the IRS on their own. Sometimes they hire a professional — a CPA, an attorney or an enrolled agent (EA) – but not someone who specializes in tax resolution. The best thing to do when faced with an IRS problem is to hire an expert...
  • Diversification Is Still Important for Retirees

    By Karen B. Steppler-Krieg
    During your working years, your primary investment goal is, generally, growth — you need your money to grow so that you can eventually afford the comfortable retirement lifestyle you’ve envisioned. But when you retire, should you change course and adjust your investment strategy from...
  • Real Estate Industry Veterans Launch Murn ManagementExclusive

    By Voice Media
    Two real estate industry veterans – Keith Gillan and Severna Park resident Megan Pugh – have joined with the president of Maryland-based Murn Development, Chris Murn, to form a new property management company, Murn Management.
    Locally owned and operated, Murn Management will provide...
  • Sponsors And Volunteers Have A Flair For Making The Parade Happen

    By Dylan Roche
    It takes a village — to pull off an Independence Day parade, that is. A combined effort on the part of many volunteers and sponsors, Severna Park’s biggest community event of the year requires a great amount of time, money and energy from those who make the celebration possible. But...
  • Chamber Update

    By Linda Zahn
    Happy Fourth of July! We’re excited to have our annual Independence Day parade this Monday, July 4. The theme is “Celebrating Harmony In America.” Our grand marshal is David Greene, president of Friends of Anne Arundel County Trails. The parade steps off promptly at 10:00am (rain...
    • Owner Donna Reilly, and her son, Mike, general manager, have built Molly Maid of Central Anne Arundel County into a cleaning service that is just as dedicated to the community as it is to its customers.Rob Odle
      Owner Donna Reilly, and her son, Mike, general manager, have built Molly Maid of Central Anne Arundel County into a cleaning service that is just as dedicated to the community as it is to its customers.

    Molly Maid Cleans Up The Competition With Shining Customer Service

    By Rob Odle
    Nearly 18 years ago, Donna Reilly was looking to start a business that played to her interests while allowing her to spend quality time with her family. “I came across Molly Maid and thought, ‘Well, I’ve used cleaning services before and I was not particularly impressed with them...

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