Sunday, March 29, 2015

In This Issue:

Annapolis Film Festival Shooting for Added Growth »

Are you doing anything during the weekend of March 26–29?

From the President and the Chairman of the Board »

Welcome to The Business Monthly’s Salute to the West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce (WAACCC).

Direct Mail or E-Mail? Whatever You Do, Don’t Just ‘Spray and Pray’ »

Duane Carey gets 300 e-mails a day. And part of his job is to get people’s attention via e-mail (and direct mail).


Upcoming Events

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Latest News

BizWeekly 3/24/2015

Howard County Earns AAA Rating From All Three Agencies

Howard County has received an AAA credit rating, the highest possible score, from all three bond ratings agencies. Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investor Services and Standard & Poor’s all have recognized the county’s vibrant economy, diverse revenue streams and strong financial policies and practices.

“These ratings are an affirmation of our sound fiscal management, responsibility and strength,” said Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman. “I believe the rating agencies appreciated our decisive action in resolving the $15.8 million current year deficit we inherited. They also certainly recognize the important benefits of our highly educated workforce, our historically low unemployment rate

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Guest Article

A Family-Friendly Italian Night Out

Chef Paolino Café
3419 Plum Tree Drive
Ellicott City, MD 21042

By Sam Audia

This month, our night out took us to Chef Paolino Café just off Route 40 in Ellicott City. It’s fair to say that most everyone loves Italian food and, whether you’re an adventurous eater or a picky one, Italian cuisine offers many delicious dining options. At Chef Paolino Café, you are sure to find something on the menu to please everyone in your party.

Chef and owner Paul Delfico opened Chef Paolino Café in June 2014 in the former home of Serafino’s. Many of you may remember Chef Paolino Café at The Mall in Columbia’s food court; it was known for its delicious sandwiches and subs. Many of you may also know his successful Chef Paolino Café in Catonsville.

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