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Our Valued Partner; CEBE

The mission of the Center for Entrepreneurial and Business Excellence (CEBE) is to bring holistic entrepreneurial education and business growth to Howard County.

The vision of CEBE is that opportunities for innovative business ideas are born and fostered here in Howard County, while the reach of those businesses extends as far as the entrepreneur’s imagination.

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Participating Organizations

The success of the program not only relies heavily on the active participation from our key corporate and non profit partners, who have given their invaluable time to this endeavor, but to their CEOs and leaders as well. We are honored to call them partners.

The following Business and organizations have given a great deal of their time and energy to the success of this program. Please visit their website to learn more about these great partners of ours.

Apple Ford Lincoln Mercury
Apple Ford since they opened for business in 1994 have been a leader in new and used car sales in the Baltimore/Washington region. But more importantly they appreciate the fact that they have a responsibility as a corporate citizen. They have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars and volunteered their time to numerous non profit organizations throughout the area.

Columbia Association
The Columbia Association offers recreational, cultural and community services including a welcome center, an art center, a teen center, before and after school care, summer camps, free summer lakefront concerts, an archive, a volunteer center, an exchange program with our sister cities in France and Spain, three fitness clubs, a roller rink, an ice rink, a skateboard facility, two golf clubs, three tennis clubs, 23 outdoor swimming pools (including two mini water parks), an indoor swim center with a waterslide and a Sports Park with miniature golf and batting cages.

In addition, CA maintains more than 3,500 acres of open space as a permanent asset for residents. Neighborhood amenities include lakes, parks, tot lots, basketball and tennis courts and more than 93.5 miles of walking, jogging and biking pathways.

Howard Bank
Howard Bank is a local bank that wants to make a difference for the small business owner, his or her business, family, and employees. They do this through a unique hands-on approach to customer service that can have an impact that touches all parts of their lives. By investing their time, energy and resources into one business after another, one family after another, they help to ensure that the communities they serve will remain great places to live and work.

Merriweather Post Pavilion
Merriweather is an outdoor concert venue located within Symphony Woods, a 40-acre lot of preserved land in the heart of the planned community of Columbia, Maryland. It was named for the American Post Foods heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post. Originally intended to be a summer home for the National Symphony Orchestra, the pavilion has become a venue for more popular music concerts.

Princeton Sports
Princeton remains a family owned and operated business to this day. Their love of sports dates back three generations to founders Samuel and Lucille Davis. Their love of cycling led them to open the first Princeton Sports in Baltimore City which rented and repaired bikes for local residents. Over the years they have become the source for sports enthusiasts who know.

Far Corner, Inc
Chris Myers is owner and CEO of Far Corner Inc., a diversified global holding company with interests in publishing, distribution, logistics, transportation, automotive and medical equipment. Five of Chris' eight businesses operate largely in the online space: Super Book Deals sells millions of books around the world and specializes in textbooks; Marketplace Books provides high quality data and information to the financial sector by publishing books and digital content along with hosting annual conferences; Traders Library distributes a wide range of products to the high end investor market; A1CPAP operates web sites that sell medical equipment directly to consumers; his latest online endeavor, One Click Motors, sells used cars at under market prices online in a fully transparent, data rich and high touch fashion.

Chris also owns an international logistics and shipping business, which provides warehouse, transportation brokerage and logistics services to all types of businesses around the world. Chris' import/export business, Great Sage, LLC, sources products internationally for its clients. Far Corner's government arm is called Federal Source and provides products to the federal government.

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
A leading voice in the young adult cancer movement, they work at a grassroots level to support, educate, connect and empower young adult cancer survivors. Since inception in 1997, Ulman has been working tirelessly at both the community level and with our national partners to raise awareness of the young adult cancer issue and ensure all young adults and families impacted by cancer have a voice and the resources necessary to thrive.