Monday, October 19, 2015

Business Appreciation Week: Day 1

Today kicks off the 15th Annual Frederick County Business Appreciation Week where 62 ambassadors will visit over 100 companies this week! Our visits today are focused on home-based businesses, businesses in the Frederick 21704 zipcodes and in the areas of Urbana/Adamstown.

Be sure to check out our Facebook and Twitter pages for photos of the businesses we are visiting today and guess where we are. You can also follow #BAW2015. All correct guesses are entered in a drawing on Friday to win a Fitbit!

Monday Scheduled Visits:
  • LegalShield
  • The Buddy Project, Inc
  • Yoho Electrical Services Co, Inc
  • EmbroidMe
  • Sarge Athletics
  • The Buyer's Best Realtors
  • Country Meadows Retirement Communities
  • NE "Bob" Waltz Plumbing & Heating
  • ProList
  • Greenbrier Veterinary Hospital and Boarding Resort
  • Mesa Science Associates
  • Barley & Hops Grill & Microbrewery
  • Bach & Associates Inc., Realtors
  • Essential Systems Solutions, LLC
  • Xecunet
#BAW 2015 Fact
Did you know entrepreneurship is at an all-time high? A recent online article ( Entrepreneurship in the U.S. Reaches Record High, 2nd September 2015) reported findings from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) that 27 million Americans have their own business in 2015. The study also found that a growing number of people in America consider entrepreneurship as an attractive career option. 51% of the working population believes that starting a business reveals excellent opportunities not found through employment and 80% of those who plan to start a business in the next 3 years are actually planning on doing it.