Posts by TowsonChamber

Remembrances of Towson Fourth of July parades past

Fourth of July parades are so filled with tradition you might not notice changes from year to year. But to participants, each parade is special. They love the cheers from the crowds — and they’re ready for the heat of the day.   “We’ve seen the Towson parade grow from small into mammoth,” said John…

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Big Event draws 1,200-plus students to beautify Towson

It was difficult to tell which was shining more brightly this past Saturday on Newell Field — the sun above in a cloudless blue sky or the smiles on the faces of the student and staff organizers of the Big Event, Towson University’s largest community service program.   Just before 10 a.m., more than 1,200 enthusiastic Towson…

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Towson Poised for New Police Post, Community Center in Budget Proposal

    When County Executive Kevin Kamenetz presented his $1.75 billion budget proposal this week for fiscal year 2015, he called out several initiatives of interest in Towson.   What do you want funded the most in Towson? Tell us in the comments!   Five police officers would be added to the Baltimore County Police Department to patrol Towson’s “new entertainment…

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‘Downtown Towson is Getting Ready for Its Close-Up’: Kamenetz

  Towson has been looking a bit brighter lately, and it’s not just because it’s spring.   In preparation for Towson Square—a pedestrian-friendly entertainment complex opening this summer—the county reported that it has upgraded every street light in downtown Towson.   “Downtown Towson is getting ready for its close-up,” Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said in prepared remarks. “The…

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Small Business Investment Companies

Small Business Investment Companies Did you know that the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program has been helping high-growth small businesses get financing since 1958? That’s right – for more than 50 years, SBICs have facilitated the flow of long-term capital to America’s businesses. There are thousands of small business success stories, but here are…

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County Announces Streetscape Improvements Around Towson Developments

  Baltimore County is improving its sidewalks and streetscapes in downtown Towson to match the glistening new movie theater and restaurants that will open this year at Towson Square, the county announced Wednesday. “The opening of the new Towson Square entertainment center begins an exciting new time for downtown Towson,” County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said in…

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It’s Towson’s Time!

  A group of panelists took part in “It’s Towson’s Time” were they discussed Towson’s future at Goucher College. Panelists included Andrea van Arsdale, BC’s planning director; Arsh Mirmiran, Caves Valley Partners, developing Towson Row, Sanford Unger, Goucher College president; Margaret Meginniss, leasing agent for Towson Commons; Mark Behm, assistant to the president of Towson University…

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Baltimore County Commission for Women’s 32nd Annual Awards Ceremony – Congratulations Deb Moriarty!

  A Riverview woman with six decades worth of community service, a Towson University administrator who has helped develop the school and its relationship with the community, and a dynamic Dulaney High School senior were honored Thursday at Baltimore County Commission for Women’s 32nd Annual awards ceremony.   “The three outstanding recipients that we’re recognizing tonight…

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Towson July 4th Parade Committee in Search of Volunteers!

The Towson Fourth of July parade has been a staple in the community for nearly seven decades, run with consistency by a dedicated committee of longtime volunteers. Read the entire story here:,0,4018891.story If interested, please contact the Towson Chamber of Commerce!

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