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Blossom and Basket

Blossom & Basket Boutique

Mother and daughter Ellie Bonde and Rene Bonde Shiffler opened Blossom & Basket Boutique in April 2001. “Neither one of us had a good handle on business,” explained Ellie. “Just a love of working with flowers. We knew we had to hire a third person to handle the business end.”

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By the Bay Botanicals

By The Bay Botanicals

Michelle Sholound has witnessed first hand the revitalization of Westminster’s Main Street with the opening of her gift shop By the Bay Botanicals. “(Miller) provided me with essential advice about not just opening my doors, but keeping them open.”

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Fisher Tire Service

Fisher Tire Service

Monica Fisher, owner of Fisher Tire Service, has seen the auto repair & tire business evolve through decades of serving local residents. She believed her full-service shop needed a marketing boost to maintain its curbside appeal and generate new customers.

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Tiombe Paige: Entrepreneur Credits Carroll for Her Success

Tiombe Paige always dreamed of making her living in Carroll County. After taking classes through Miller: Resources for Entrepreneurs at Carroll Community College, she learned the skills and gained the confidence to open her Westminster-based business called Cultivated in October 2015. Cultivated is an eclectic mix of decor, apparel and gifts. Designer jeans,…

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Maryland Wine Cellars

Maryland Wine Cellars

Maryland Wine Cellars in Westminster has a good story. The land had been a juniper farm when the Baker family bought it in 1999. In 2011, siblings Drew, Lisa and Ashli pooled their skills and passions to prove that world-class wines can be made in Maryland

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It's All Good

It’s All Good

Chef Daniel Smith has lots of real world experience, but when launching his food truck and catering business he found himself in need of guidance and inspiration. Miller provided him with both, helping put him on the road to success.

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Manchester Medical Center, LLC

Without a doubt, Miller has helped Colgan to erase any doubts about her future as a business owner. Months after pursuing her dream, she has never looked back on what she calls the best decision of her life.

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MORlogistics LLC

The growth of Zach John’s business suggests that help from Miller has made all the difference in marketing his high-quality services for the caregiving community. Thanks to Miller’s single point of services for business owners, he has kept on track and is motivated to reach his goals.

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Mossy Springs

Mossy Springs

Carroll County high school graduate Ryan Armstrong, after successfully completing the first Miller Youth Entrepreneur Program, was then able to bring his idea to life: launching Mossy Springs, an outdoor lifestyle company. Miller representatives met with him several times to help facilitate the start of his dream business.

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Once Upon A Crumb

Once Upon A Crumb

Vision, determination and business-savvy have been the successful recipe for Hampstead bakery Once Upon a Crumb. Yet the idea of starting a business was daunting for co-owners Heidi Shoemaker-Burnett and Brittany Zaruba.

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Stonehouse Cakery and Cafe

Stonehouse Cafe & Bakery

“People can be close to succeeding without even realizing it,” reflects Lois Trout, owner of Stonehouse Cakery and Café in Taneytown. “Dream big!” Local business resources like Miller have been vital to her success.

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Tom Mazerski, Director, Miller: Resources for Entrepreneurs
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