January 30, 2015
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    • Martin Gorman, owner of Ledo Pizza restaurants in Severna Park, Millersville and Pasadena, said the three overarching principles of quality ingredients, value for the dollar and local ownership have been and will continue to be his recipe for success.Photo by Zach Sparks
      Martin Gorman, owner of Ledo Pizza restaurants in Severna Park, Millersville and Pasadena, said the three overarching principles of quality ingredients, value for the dollar and local ownership have been and will continue to be his recipe for success.

    Martin Gorman Continues Ledo Pizza’s Legacy Of Excellence

    By Darrell Mak
    Martin Gorman, owner of Ledo Pizza in Severna Park, Millersville and Pasadena, has worked relentlessly to make his restaurants a local favorite. Gorman explained Ledo Pizza has a multipronged approach to satisfying its customers. “We concentrate on fresh ingredients,” he said. “We...
    • The staff at Stevens Battery Warehouse is proud to carry on a 30-year tradition of providing honest, dependable service and a full range of products to meet any battery need.Photo by Dylan Roche
      The staff at Stevens Battery Warehouse is proud to carry on a 30-year tradition of providing honest, dependable service and a full range of products to meet any battery need.

    Stevens Battery Warehouse Is Powered By Excellence In Customer Service

    By Dylan Roche
    The possibilities of batteries have grown tremendously since John and Sue Stevens opened the first Stevens Battery Warehouse. In 1983, when the husband-and-wife team set up shop at 8220 Ritchie Highway in Pasadena, batteries were not nearly as complex and ubiquitous as they are today, but Stevens...
    • For more than 30 years, Complete Chimneys has offered quality and professional chimney, duct and masonry services.Photo by Zach Sparks
      For more than 30 years, Complete Chimneys has offered quality and professional chimney, duct and masonry services.

    Satisfaction Is The Priority At Complete Chimneys

    By Zach Sparks
    Winter yields the perfect opportunity to huddle around the fireplace and enjoy the splendor of warmth, but chimney problems can eliminate that simple yet satisfying comfort. Carbon monoxide poisoning and fires are potential issues for homeowners who do not have their chimneys serviced annually. If...
    • Bill Prevezanos (center), who recently marked 30 years of ownership at Donut Shack, continues to remain involved in all the daily operations of running the shop.Photo by Dylan Roche
      Bill Prevezanos (center), who recently marked 30 years of ownership at Donut Shack, continues to remain involved in all the daily operations of running the shop.

    Bill Prevezanos Bakes Up 30 Years Of Sweet Success At Donut Shack

    By Dylan Roche
    When Bill Prevezanos bought Donut Shack in January 1985, the shop was not the well-loved bakery and coffee shop it is today. But with dedication, hard work and a strong business philosophy, Prevezanos was able to turn things around. “I knew there was a lot of work to be done to bring it back...
  • Chamber Update

    By Linda Zahn
    Happy New Year from the Greater Severna Park and Arnold Chamber of Commerce. With every new year come new year’s resolutions, always made with good intentions. A good one to keep would be to resolve to support our local business community this year. Increasingly, local independently owned businesses must meet the challenge of competing with large corporate businesses and the lure of online shopping. At the same time, they’re expected to support our local PTSOs, charities, sports teams and more. They’re the backbone of any community. Let’s make it our pledge to support them this coming year whenever possible. That support will come right back and make Severna Park and...
  • Chesapeake Bay Aquatic & Physical Therapy Moves Two Doors Down

    By Provided
    Chesapeake Bay Aquatic & Physical Therapy (CBAY) has moved to 545 Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard in Severna Park, two doors down from its previous location. Now located next to Fabu’ Salon and Behind the Back, CBAY invites the community to come visit its new space and set up a time for an evaluation or free injury consultation with one of its physical therapists. CBAY offers land-based and aquatic therapy to help patients recover more quickly. The new location still provides patients with convenience, land and aquatic therapy, boutique services and individualized care with committed, passionate physical therapists. Most insurance plans are accepted.

    For more information, call...
  • The Voice Is Hiring!

    By admin
    Job Title: Inside Sales Assistant

    Description:

    •    Base salary job, no commission

    •    Reports to vice president, sales & development

    Requirements:

    •   Positive, can-do, team-orientated attitude with ability to multitask

    •   Superior communication skills with all internal departments

    •   Time-management skills to coordinate both cold calls and schedule appointments

    •   Ability to meet and exceed multiple scheduled deadlines and due dates

    •   Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as SalesForce.com or other equivalent sales management...
    • Josh Hanson, president of The Sports Academy, strives to teach young people the game of basketball through individual drills and small-group work rather than through competitive game play.Photo by Dylan Roche
      Josh Hanson, president of The Sports Academy, strives to teach young people the game of basketball through individual drills and small-group work rather than through competitive game play.

    The Sports Academy Teaches Kids The Basics Of Basketball

    By Dylan Roche
    Josh Hanson felt that something was missing from conventional sports teams for youth - the focus too often was on competition, and players weren’t learning the fundamentals of the game. He wanted to take kids back to the basics and help them advance theirs skills so they could become a vital...
    • For nearly 35 years, Dr. Jeffrey Cranska has treated his dentistry patients in a way that is minimally invasive and beneficial for long-term health.Photo by Zach Sparks
      For nearly 35 years, Dr. Jeffrey Cranska has treated his dentistry patients in a way that is minimally invasive and beneficial for long-term health.
    • For nearly 35 years, Dr. Jeffrey Cranska has treated his dentistry patients in a way that is minimally invasive and beneficial for long-term health.Photo by Zach Sparks
      For nearly 35 years, Dr. Jeffrey Cranska has treated his dentistry patients in a way that is minimally invasive and beneficial for long-term health.

    Dr. Cranska Uses Innovative Methods To Comfort Patients

    By Zach Sparks
    Many people are scared of the dentist, and for good reason. The sound of whining drills and torturous scalpels does not offer much appeal. But at Dr. Jeffrey Cranska’s Family and Laser Dentistry, there is no reason to be afraid. For nearly 40 years, the practitioner has used high-tech methods...
    • Edible Arrangements, which has locations in Severna Park, Annapolis and Crofton, has been delivering beautiful bouquets of delicious, fresh fruit since 2005. “Every arrangement is made the same day it’s delivered. So you’re always getting fresh fruit,” said owner Rick Gilbreath.Photo by Hayley Gable Bowerman
      Edible Arrangements, which has locations in Severna Park, Annapolis and Crofton, has been delivering beautiful bouquets of delicious, fresh fruit since 2005. “Every arrangement is made the same day it’s delivered. So you’re always getting fresh fruit,” said owner Rick Gilbreath.

    Edible Arrangements Offers A Sweet Twist On Gift Delivery

    By Hayley Gable Bowerman
    Birthdays, anniversaries, a promotion at work, a new baby, or maybe just because – these are all occasions that many people use to celebrate their loved ones by sending a gift. And for decades, a bouquet of flowers has been the primary option for folks around Severna Park seeking a gift to...
  • GSPACC Update

    By Linda Zahn
    The holiday season is my absolute favorite time of year. It’s a great season for our business community, too. Many of our merchants count on holiday sales to provide a major part of their annual earnings. Please remember to support our local business community this year (and always). The...
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  • Simple Sands Deli To Host School Fundraisers

    By admin
    Simple Sands Deli, located at 8249 Ritchie Highway in Pasadena, has announced its schedule of school fundraiser dates, when 10 percent of each order will go toward a designated school. The first Tuesday of each month will benefit Severna Park Elementary, the first Wednesday of each month will...
  • BWMC Opens Digestive Health Center

    By admin
    University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) recently celebrated the grand opening of its new digestive health center. Cherif Boutros, medical director of BWMC, and Karen Olscamp, CEO and president, greeted guests to mark the occasion with a ribbon cutting ceremony, followed...
  • Cherry Family Dental Now Welcoming Patients

    By admin
    Dr. Dennis M. Cherry of Cherry Family Dental was joined by his staff and area business leaders as he cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially open his practice located at 900 Ritchie Highway, Suite 204, in Severna Park.
  • Park Deli Commemorates Grand Opening

    By admin
    Eddy Tinnivlioglou, the owner of Park Deli, was joined by a large gathering of family, friends and GSPACC business professionals as he cut the ribbon to celebrate the opening of his new eatery. Park Deli is located at 569 Benfield Road in Severna Park.
  • Web Content & Marketing Coordinator Wanted

    By admin
    The Voice is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience in web content management, driving web traffic, tracking website numbers and stats, writing and editing for web, managing multiple social media pages (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogs, etc.), developing online promotions/...
    • Chief instructor Drew Blackwell (left) and program director Randall Talvik (right) teach self-defense methods at New Era Martial Arts, while building character and preaching the importance of fitness.Photo by Zach Sparks
      Chief instructor Drew Blackwell (left) and program director Randall Talvik (right) teach self-defense methods at New Era Martial Arts, while building character and preaching the importance of fitness.

    New Era Martial Arts Uses 21st-Century Techniques To Teach Self-Defense

    By Zach Sparks
    Picture this scenario: You’re in a parking lot at night and someone comes from behind and places you in a chokehold. Sounds like trouble, right? With training from New Era Martial Arts, you would know how to escape and use a necessary amount of force to deter the initiator.
    That is one...
    • Stacey Cassidy (far right) and the team at Savvy Consignment are thrilled with the recent expansion of their store. “It’s a great milestone for a small business and very gratifying. I’m really happy,” Cassidy said.Photo by Hayley Gable Bowerman
      Stacey Cassidy (far right) and the team at Savvy Consignment are thrilled with the recent expansion of their store. “It’s a great milestone for a small business and very gratifying. I’m really happy,” Cassidy said.

    Savvy Consignment Expands To Better Serve Severna Park

    By Hayley Gable Bowerman
    Coach, Michael Kors, Lilly Pulitzer, Jimmy Choo, Kate Spade, Uggs – all these designer fashion brands typically carry a hefty price tag that, in this economy, can be difficult to rationalize. However, with the recent expansion of Savvy Consignment in the Severna Park Village Shopping Center,...
    • Tom Crawford, owner of O’Loughlin’s Restaurant and Pub, has provided a welcoming, down-to-earth dining experience for both new and loyal guests for nearly 30 years.Photo by Dylan Roche
      Tom Crawford, owner of O’Loughlin’s Restaurant and Pub, has provided a welcoming, down-to-earth dining experience for both new and loyal guests for nearly 30 years.

    O’Loughlin’s Preserve The Friendly, Neighborhood Restaurant Experience

    By Dylan Roche
    For those who enjoy going out to dinner - and who doesn’t - it seems as if there’s a new restaurant opening every time you take a trip into Annapolis. But for those who enjoy a welcoming, relaxed visit to a neighborhood restaurant, where the food is well prepared and the wait staff is...
    • Severna Park Chick-fil-A owner Chris Schenck said his staff strives to provide excellent customer service, a family-friendly atmosphere and support to the local community. One year after opening, the restaurant continues to offer great good and a comfortable dining experience.Photo by Zach Sparks
      Severna Park Chick-fil-A owner Chris Schenck said his staff strives to provide excellent customer service, a family-friendly atmosphere and support to the local community. One year after opening, the restaurant continues to offer great good and a comfortable dining experience.

    Chick-fil-A Has Successful First Year Of Business In Severna Park

    By Darrell Mak
    Chick-fil-A of Severna Park celebrated its first anniversary on October 10, and owner Chris Schenck will continue to work hard, striving to provide excellent service, a family-friendly atmosphere and support to the local community. “At Chick-fil-A at Severna Park, we believe in providing our...
  • Chamber Update

    By Linda Zahn
    We’re moving into the holidays! November and December are such special months, loaded with opportunities for family and friends to get together to savor the season. It’s a great time for our retail businesses, bakeries and restaurants, too. When you’re looking for that perfect...

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