Hood Enactus

To be an Entrepreneur you need a vision, a passion, and a plan. You need to have a mind for innovation, perseverance, commitment, and determination. You have to be adventurous and willing to step outside the safety of an established business to pursue your dreams. The 2016 Entrepreneur Council Awards recognized 23 Frederick County businesses […]


Five years, one mission Generation Connect was created to help young professionals find success in their career, provide educational and social opportunities, and to give back to the community. What started as an idea has become one of the most success programs for young professionals in Frederick County. On November 18, 2015 we celebrated our five year anniversary […]


About the Awards At the third annual Public Safety Awards on March 11, 2014 more than 330 professionals gathered to celebrate the hard work and achievements of Frederick County Fire and Rescue, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services personnel. The event included breakfast provided by Leiter’s Fine Catering and a ceremony including video presentations detailing the […]


Beth Schillaci, VillageWorks, is a presenter at the 6th annual New Media & Technology Conference (Fred NMT 2014). It’s the new year and we’re all making resolutions for our personal and business lives. One idea I’d like to introduce during this time of reflection and change is the concept of a Digital Detox for your business. I’m […]


Each year we ask you, a professional in Frederick County, how you’re using social media and the internet to get connected and stay connected with other Frederick professionals online. Why do we ask?  Social media is here to stay. In addition to a vibrant, thriving community in real life, Frederick is also alive and engaging […]


Jon-Mikel Bailey, Wood Street, Inc., is a presenter at the 6th annual New Media & Technology Conference (Fred NMT 2014). Utility content is a form of educational content that your clients can actually use. It is especially important for mobile users. This type of content is often situational. Your client needs something at that moment, and you provide it […]


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 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 […]


Free educational seminars at Expo 2012 are sponsored by Generation Connect, the Chamber’s group of young (and young at heart!) professionals. Leigh Sauter, Gen Connect steering committee member and director of marketing and development at Goodwill Industries of Monocacy Valley, will join us on Episode 22 of Chamber TV to discuss what’s in store for […]

2012 PSA Silver Medal

Silver Medal of Bravery:Lieutenant Warren “Jay” Schwab, Firefighter III David Hubler, Technician Adam Steinberg, Firfighter III Jason Patten, Technician Leon Norris, and Technician David Millstein; Division of Fire & Rescue Services Incident:Aided Injured Victim Despite Shooter at Large “They would have waited for police to secure the scene … however, risking their own safety, they […]