February 23, 2018
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  • PBA Update

    By Sandi Parrish
    Don’t forget that our scholarship fundraiser is March 3 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm at Kurtz’s Beach. All proceeds go toward scholarships for local Pasadena students. Bring your family, friends and business associates for a fun evening of dancing to music by the band Guys in Thin Ties. We...
    • Jessica Kenealy (center), who recently became the owner of Rumors Retreat Salon & Day Spa, said her reliable staff has been instrumental in ensuring an easy transition. “I didn’t realize how much I missed the camaraderie of having many coworkers,” she said. “The staff here is really amazing.”Photo by Dylan Roche
      Jessica Kenealy (center), who recently became the owner of Rumors Retreat Salon & Day Spa, said her reliable staff has been instrumental in ensuring an easy transition. “I didn’t realize how much I missed the camaraderie of having many coworkers,” she said. “The staff here is really amazing.”

    New Ownership Carries On 30-Year Tradition At Rumors Salon & Day Spa

    By Dylan Roche
    Although Jessica Kenealy enjoyed running a 500-square-foot hair salon out of her home for 10 years, she knew that she wanted to move on to something bigger eventually. When a friend approached her with word that Helen Neisser, owner of Rumors Retreat Salon & Day Spa, was retiring and looking to...
    • Baltimore Ravens fans young and old came to The Office in December 2017 to meet kicker Justin Tucker. 6. Nine days after having a double mastectomy, general manager Sarah Root was back at The Office Bar & Grill.File Photo
      Baltimore Ravens fans young and old came to The Office in December 2017 to meet kicker Justin Tucker. 6. Nine days after having a double mastectomy, general manager Sarah Root was back at The Office Bar & Grill.
    • Baltimore Ravens fans young and old came to The Office in December 2017 to meet kicker Justin Tucker. 6. Nine days after having a double mastectomy, general manager Sarah Root was back at The Office Bar & Grill.File photo
      Baltimore Ravens fans young and old came to The Office in December 2017 to meet kicker Justin Tucker. 6. Nine days after having a double mastectomy, general manager Sarah Root was back at The Office Bar & Grill.
    • Baltimore Ravens fans young and old came to The Office in December 2017 to meet kicker Justin Tucker. 6. Nine days after having a double mastectomy, general manager Sarah Root was back at The Office Bar & Grill.File Photo
      Baltimore Ravens fans young and old came to The Office in December 2017 to meet kicker Justin Tucker. 6. Nine days after having a double mastectomy, general manager Sarah Root was back at The Office Bar & Grill.

    For Five Years, The Office Has Put Its Stamp On Pasadena

    By Zach Sparks
    When Sarah Root was 8 or 9 years old, she and her sisters strung birthday signs around The Wheel Inn to celebrate their mom’s 40th birthday. The Wheel Inn eventually became Lightning Jack's and then Billy V's, but just over five years ago, that location became The Office Bar &...
  • Tell Me About The Tax Bill

    By Jason LaBarge
    According to a Forbes article, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 will cost the United States government $1.5 trillion in lost revenue. I want to talk about the most important things you need to know about this law. I am neither an accountant nor a tax attorney, so please take this article as...
    • Simple Sands is now open again during daytime and evening hours. Owner John Sparkman has fresh ideas for the menu and the future of his business.Photo by Zach Sparks
      Simple Sands is now open again during daytime and evening hours. Owner John Sparkman has fresh ideas for the menu and the future of his business.

    Operational Changes Haven’t Slowed Down Simple Sands

    By Zach Sparks
    The emails to John Sparkman poured in as people drove past Simple Sands at night only to see that the “open” sign was not illuminated. That trend continued from March 2017 until this fall, when the restaurateur was able to again open his store in the evening, extending close time from 3...
  • PBA Update

    By Sandi Parrish
    The Pasadena Business Association started the new year with its election of officers and board members. Doug Cashmere of Ace Hardware & Hearth is the president, Brian Conrad of Edward Jones is vice president, Linda Loane of Pasadena Pawn & Gun is treasurer, Angela Balsamo of Coffee News is secretary and Jerry Nicklow of Huff Insurance is immediate past president. Our board members are Mary Brodowski of BB&T, Dr. Christine Calvert of Calvert Veterinary Center, Lisa Hart of Arundel Federal Savings Bank, Paulette Morris of Idea Weaver Promotions, Christine Richardson of Q Marketing & Design, Sam Tanner of Keller Williams Realty, and Ruth Toomey of An Extraordinar Limousine. We...
    • Now with 14 employees, and celebrating her 15th year in business, Misty Schulze said she takes pride in getting to know and really understand her clients’ needs.Photo courtesy of Laura Weigman
      Now with 14 employees, and celebrating her 15th year in business, Misty Schulze said she takes pride in getting to know and really understand her clients’ needs.

    Misty Clean Celebrates 15 Sparkling Years In Pasadena

    By Judy Tacyn
    Misty Schulze originally did not consider Misty Clean to be her shot at the American dream, especially since she was a one-woman crew.
    “In the beginning, it was just me, and that grew to include an office scheduler whom I deem ‘scheduler extraordinaire’ because she is amazing...
    • Suzanne Galford has been working in the flower industry since she was 15. She has owned Suzanne’s Florist on Mountain Road since 1990.Photo by Maya Pottiger
      Suzanne Galford has been working in the flower industry since she was 15. She has owned Suzanne’s Florist on Mountain Road since 1990.
    • Suzanne Galford has been working in the flower industry since she was 15. She has owned Suzanne’s Florist on Mountain Road since 1990.Photo by Maya Pottiger
      Suzanne Galford has been working in the flower industry since she was 15. She has owned Suzanne’s Florist on Mountain Road since 1990.
    • Suzanne Galford has been working in the flower industry since she was 15. She has owned Suzanne’s Florist on Mountain Road since 1990.Photo by Maya Pottiger
      Suzanne Galford has been working in the flower industry since she was 15. She has owned Suzanne’s Florist on Mountain Road since 1990.

    Suzanne Galford Celebrates 50 Years In The Flower Industry

    By Maya Pottiger
    Galford Has Owned Suzanne's Florist In Pasadena For 28 Years

    Suzanne Galford found what she wanted to do early on in life, and she has stuck with it for the past 50 years.

    In 1990, Galford opened Suzanne’s Florist on Mountain Road. At the beginning, it was she and her sister-...

  • Calvert Veterinary Center Brings Aboard Dr. Hepner

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    Dr. Elizabeth Hepner joined the Calvert Veterinary Center team in December. A Maryland native, she completed her undergraduate studies in biology, with a minor in animal and poultry sciences, at Virginia Tech. She went on to receive her doctorate of veterinary medicine from the Virginia-Maryland...
  • Dr. Isabelle Dallaire Joins Veterinary Staff At Huffard Animal Hospital

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    Born and raised in the province of Quebec, Canada, Dr. Isabelle Dallaire received her veterinary degree from the University of Montreal in 2002. An internship at the Anne Arundel Veterinary Emergency Clinic brought Dallaire to Maryland after vet school, and she has spent more than 10 years as an...

    Join Our Sales Staff

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    Are you a community-minded go-getter interested in being part of the Voice team? Our fast-paced advertising department is in need of assistance. This inside sales support position would be responsible for helping our account executives in meeting the needs of their many clients — everything...
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  • Miracle Comes To Magothy BeachExclusive

    By Maya Pottiger
    Mutiny Pirate Bar & Island Grille Partnered With Famous Miracle Holiday Pop-Up Bar Franchise

    Mutiny Pirate Bar & Island Grille is holding a holiday pop-up bar throughout December.
    However, this isn’t the average pop up bar.
    Mutiny partnered with Miracle, the New York-based...

    • With its 6-foot windows, Broken Oar Bar & Grill provides a beautiful view of the creek even in winter.
      With its 6-foot windows, Broken Oar Bar & Grill provides a beautiful view of the creek even in winter.

    Come In, We’re OpenExclusive

    By Maya Pottiger
    Your Favorite Waterfront Establishments Are Open Year-Round
    Your boat is winterized, the water is frozen over and your winter coat is now an everyday essential.
    But you don’t have to wait until the summer months to enjoy waterfront dining. These Anne Arundel County restaurants are open for...
    • Billy and Nancy Greer, owners of the Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi, undertake a charitable silent auction every holiday season.Photo by Maya Pottiger
      Billy and Nancy Greer, owners of the Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi, undertake a charitable silent auction every holiday season.
    • Billy and Nancy Greer, owners of the Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi, undertake a charitable silent auction every holiday season.Photo by Maya Pottiger
      Billy and Nancy Greer, owners of the Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi, undertake a charitable silent auction every holiday season.

    Community Contributors: Jing Ying Silent Auction To Benefit Alzheimer’s Association

    By Maya Pottiger
    Nancy And Billy Greer Continue Charitable Doings In Their 14th Annual Silent Auction
    The Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi is holding its 14th annual silent auction. Though past years’ donations went to SPAN, this year’s funds will be donated to the Alzheimer’s...
  • PBA Update

    By Sandi Parrish
    We honored our veterans at the seventh annual Veterans Day ceremony. This is one of my favorite events that the PBA does. In a very small way, it gives me the opportunity to show support and thank the men and women who did and do protect this country. Every veteran had the opportunity to stand and...
    • Sanders Diamond Jewelers is planning to raise at least $12,000 to fund dry sanitation toilet systems for Bilton High School in the South African province of Mpumalanga.Photo Provided
      Sanders Diamond Jewelers is planning to raise at least $12,000 to fund dry sanitation toilet systems for Bilton High School in the South African province of Mpumalanga.
    • Sanders Diamond Jewelers is planning to raise at least $12,000 to fund dry sanitation toilet systems for Bilton High School in the South African province of Mpumalanga.Photo Provided
      Sanders Diamond Jewelers is planning to raise at least $12,000 to fund dry sanitation toilet systems for Bilton High School in the South African province of Mpumalanga.
    • To raise the funds for Enviro Loos, Sanders Diamond Jewelers is raffling off a Hearts on Fire one-carat pendant necklace worth $6,900.Photo Provided
      To raise the funds for Enviro Loos, Sanders Diamond Jewelers is raffling off a Hearts on Fire one-carat pendant necklace worth $6,900.

    Community Contributors: Sanders Diamond Jewelers Holds Raffle To Fund Enviro Loos In Africa

    By Zach Sparks
    As a Rotarian for 23 years and a two-time president of the Lake Shore-Severna Park Rotary Club, Larry Sanders has witnessed a great lack of basic resources for people both at home and abroad. Yet not many needs have trumped those of the people in South Africa.
    According to the Africa Foundation...
  • A.M. Gable Keeps Pasadena Comfortable

    By Dylan Roche
    It’s not glamorous, but it’s important — that’s how Karin Gable describes the HVAC industry, which she entered 30 years ago with her husband, Alan, to operate A.M. Gable Heating & Cooling, Pasadena’s go-to company for all comfort-care decisions for residential and...
  • Mutiny Pirate Bar & Island Grille Gets New Home In Pasadena

    By Maya Pottiger
    The five partners behind Mutiny Pirate Bar & Island Grille gathered with fellow members of the Pasadena Business Association for a formal ribbon cutting for their new location. After many years tucked away on a residential street in Glen Burnie, Mutiny is now located at 33 Magothy Beach Road,...
  • Sanders Jewelers Relocates To Magothy Plaza

    By Larry Sells
    Larry Sanders, owner of Sanders Diamond Jewelers, was proud to show off his new location following a move to Pastore’s Plaza earlier in the fall. The full-service jeweler now leases approximately 5,000 square feet of space, making it one of the largest independent jewelers in Maryland. The...
  • 2017 Was Quite The Year

    By Jason LaBarge
    I love watching baseball. I always have. The World Series is something that I particularly enjoy watching every year. This year, we were lucky enough to have a great World Series with the Dodgers versus the Astros. What is interesting, however, is that this was much more than simply the National...
  • PBA Update

    By Sandi Parrish
    We just wrapped up another successful year of our Caring & Sharing Community Harvest Parade. This is the 22nd year we have held this event, and it continues to be the best way to kick off the holiday season in Pasadena. We had to adjust the parade route a bit this year, but everything still...

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