Berlin Rings in the New Year
Friday, December 31, 2010
The Town of Berlin and the Berlin Chamber of Commerce marks the end of the year by throwing a New Year’s Eve celebration in downtown Berlin. The very first downtown Berlin New Year’s Eve ball drop celebration will be held on the corner of Main Street and Broad Street in downtown Berlin. Festivities kick off at 10:30 P.M. with music furnished by DJ Paulo and dancing in the streets, hot chocolate,
hot cider, cash bar and a ball drop at midnight, fashioned after New York City’s Times Square, but on a much smaller scale and friendlier. Horse and carriage rides will be available for romantic tours of holiday decorations and lights starting at 8:30 P.M.
For more information on holiday events in Berlin, contact the Berlin Chamber of Commerce at 410-641-4775.
17th Annual Penguin Swim
Saturday, January 1, 2011
“Get Wet” for a good cause at the 17th Annual Penguin Swim, held on New Years’ Day to benefit the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation. This is a RAIN or SHINE event – you will get wet one way or the other! Celebrate the New Year with a “plunge” in the Atlantic Ocean at the Princess Royale at 91st Street at 1:00 PM on New Years’ Day. Registration and incentive pick-up
begins at noon in the Princess Royale atrium. Awards ceremony following the swim. “Get wet” for a good cause! It is fun, easy, and a great way to give back to your community. And remember…it all comes back to you!
For more information visit www.penguinswim.atlanticgeneral.org.
Home Improvement and Remodeling
Rakow Homes, Ltd offers the finest in home improvement and remodeling of Kitchens, Baths, Porches, Decks, and just about everything
else you can think of! Quality Work, Quality Service, and On-time Performance at a Fair Price Get your home improvement or remodeling job scheduled for 2011. Call 410.641.0225
Move It and Lose It!!
Presented by Live Long Fitness
Local restaurants, hotels, and other businesses are joining in to support healthy living by offering special deals to the contestants. The registration fee gets you an exercise and nutrition program, weekly email support, an opportunity to attend health and nutrition seminars, exercise classes, a registration into the St. Patty’s Day 5k-the last chance workout, and an the opportunity to change
your life! This competition runs from January 2 thru March 13, 2011. The official weigh in’s take place at Atlantic General Hospital on January 2 and March 13 from 10:30am – 12:00pm. The person losing the biggest percentage of body weight wins a prize package worth over $2000.
Any businesses interested in sponsoring this event please contact Lisa Long at 410.213.1078. Each business that participates is eligible for one registration into the contest at 1/2 price and promotion in all materials pretaining to the contest.
End of Year Special
Custom Facebook Business Pages As Low As $199
Attract more visitors to your website. Improve your search engine ranking. Add your business to the most popular social media marketing site in the world. Let the Social Media Marketing Experts on the Eastern Shore create a Custom Facebook Page for as little as $199. Order before December 31 and save $50 or 10% (whichever is greater) off any order. Call Ira Wolfe at 410-941-2345 and use code Berlin50 to get special pricing.
Church Mouse Donates to Believe in Tomorrow – The House by the Sea
The Church Mouse Thrift Shop/St Paul’s Episcopal Church in Berlin presented a donation to Believe in Tomorrow -The House by the Sea in Ocean City. Believe in Tomorrow National Children’s Foundation developed the concept for the first pediatric respite facilities in the United States, which have grown to serve thousands of critically ill children and their families. Profits from the Church Mouse are the main source of outreach giving for St Paul’s Church. The “MOUSE” is located at 101 North Main Street in Berlin, 2 doors from the Chamber Office. St Pauls is located at 3 Church St. in Berlin.
Annual Lower Shore Economic Forecast
Thursday, January 13, 2011
The Economic Forecast program has been designed to help Delmarva businesses plan for the expected 2011 economic conditions. Presentations will be made regarding specific industries as well as areas of interest to the Eastern Shore.
When: Thursday, January 13, 2011
Where: University of Maryland Eastern Shore
(Student Services Center)
Registration: 7:30 to 8:00 a.m
Economic Forecast Program: 8:00 to 11:45 a.m.
Economic Forecast Luncheon: Noon to 1:15 p.m.
Presented by the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce, Wor-Wic Community College, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Salisbury University’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business and the Small Business Development Center, and Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore
For more information and registration requirements please contact the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce at 410.749.0144 or visit www.salisburyarea.com.
Designing & Managing a Website for Your Small Business
Does the thought of building, designing and maintaining a website for your business make you nervous? Attend a website information session and learn the importance of having a website as well as the skills, resources, tools and software needed to create a website. This two hour information session is held on Thursday, January 13th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Wor-Wic Community College. Cost is $15. For more information or to reserve your space, call 410-546-1900.