Jennifer Alcorn (The Plamondon Companies), a member of the Generation Connect Steering Committee. Generation Connect knows how to throw a party! The room was abuzz with excitement and networking at the Generation Connect Third Birthday Party & Chamber Networking Event on Wednesday, November 20, 2013.  A few words come to mind when reflecting on the event: Anticipation, energy, […]

The following post was submitted by Michelle Kershner (LFC 2014). This event recap details Michelle’s experience at Leadership Frederick County (LFC) Frederick Today: Economic Development Day on Friday, November 15, 2013. Planning, politics, and passion emerged as recurring themes as community leaders discussed Frederick Today. As the Economic Development session unfolded, it became clear that […]

The season 3 finale was co-hosted by Joe Porpiglia (D&D Consulting and Training) and Lauren Hagan (Frederick Chamber) at the Chamber Studio. Our episode opens with Dr. Mimi McLaughlin of McLaughlin Family Chiropractic. Dr. Mimi discusses workplace ergonomics, because it’s critical to stay fit in order to increase productivity and wellness in the workplace! Watch […]

The following post was submitted by Ric Adams, President and CEO of the Frederick Chamber. As a business community, the connections we make drive Frederick County forward. However, my question to you is this: Are you reaching back a hand to bring tomorrow’s leaders alongside you? You may have heard the proverb, “One generation plants […]

Co-hosted by Jon-Mikel Bailey (Wood Street, Inc.) and Lauren Hagan (Frederick Chamber) on tour at Unique Optique. Our first special guest, Karl Kidd, fifth grade teacher at Urbana Elementary School, joined us to discuss how he has connected with the education community since winning the FCPS 2013 Teacher of the Year Award. If you want […]

Communications Manager at Mount St. Mary’s University – Frederick Campus. This event recap details Tracy’s experience at Leadership Frederick County (LFC) History Day on Thursday, September 12. Human migration is a fascinating subject, and the population of Frederick doesn’t disappoint from its original German settlers to present day. It’s important to know that even though […]

Co-hosted by Justin Saltzman (Liberty Mutual) and Lauren Hagan (Frederick Chamber) on tour at Audio-Video Group. Our first special guest, Shabri Moore of Moore Wealth Inc., joined us to discuss transitioning leadership by developing a success plan for your organization. Paul Frey, Executive Director of Leadership Frederick County (LFC), was our second special guest. Paul […]

June 21, 2013 Co-hosted by Joe Porpiglia (D&D Consulting and Training) and Lauren Hagan (Frederick Chamber). Sandy Wagerman, research specialist at the Frederick County Office of Business Development & Retention, joined us to talk about the Best Places to Work Awards and how to celebrate success in the workplace. We were also joined by Eileen Foley-Breck, […]

May 17, 2013 Co-hosted by Jon-Mikel Bailey (Wood Street) and Lauren Hagan (Frederick Chamber). Angela Blair, Community Health Educator at the Frederick County Health Department, joined us to discuss the Healthy Business Forum on Friday, June 21. The forum will cover how to implement a workplace wellness program into your organization. We were also joined by […]

April 19, 2013 Co-hosted by Joe Porpiglia (D&D Consulting and Training) and Lauren Hagan (Frederick Chamber). Michael Boyd (Center for Empowered Communication) discusses business lunch etiquette. Barbara Haber (Frederick County Business Roundtable for Education) explains the changes for this year’s Future Link Conference and other services FCBRE provides.

March 15, 2013 Co-hosted by Jon-Mikel Bailey (Wood Street, Inc.) and Lauren Hagan (Frederick Chamber). Guy Fletcher (Frederick Magazine) discusses how print publications are adapting to the digital age. David Gurzick (Hood College) explains the benefits and need for ethics in the workplace.

February 15, 2013 Co-hosted by Joe Porpiglia (D&D Consulting and Training) and Lauren Hagan (Frederick Chamber). Daryl Glick, Certified Master Trainer with Dale Carnegie Training, talks about how to effectively solve communication misinterpretations. Jill Hermes, Internship Coordinator at Hood College, explains how hosting an intern is beneficial for a company, and how to be a mentor.

January 19, 2012 Episode 26: January 19, 2012. Co-hosted by Justin Saltzman (Liberty Mutual) and Lauren Hagan (Frederick Chamber). Denny Wilston, publisher of The Gazette, talks about the response and results of The Gazette‘s My Favorite Teacher Contest, as well as the importance of partnerships between the business and education communities. Shannon Wallace (368 Performance […]

December 21, 2012 This month’s show is hosted by Jon-Mikel Bailey (Wood Street), Joe Porpiglia (D&D Consulting and Training), and Lauren Hagan (Frederick Chamber). Scott Ambush, bass player for the legendary jazz band Spyro Gyra, joins us to to talk about arts & entertainment in Frederick, MD. He also performs an original song! Jessica Hibbard, […]

November 16, 2012 Please note: Unforeseen technical complications contributed to the low video quality of Episode 24 of Chamber TV. This month’s show is hosted by Jon-Mikel Bailey (D&D Consulting and Training) and Lauren Hagan (Frederick Chamber). Brandon Butler, government relations specialist with Greenwill Consulting Group, covers the basics about how the legislative session in […]

October 19, 2012 This month’s show is hosted by Joe Porpiglia (D&D Consulting and Training) and Lauren Hagan (Frederick Chamber). Jenny Morgan, Leadership Frederick County representative, talks about corporate philanthropy and Leadership Frederick Cares. We’re also joined by Tiffany Ahalt, a Frederick County tour guide, who tells us about seasonal tourism and how to market […]