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Since its inception in 1997, the Catholic Business Network of Prince George’s County (CBN-PG) seeks to help create a dynamic presence in the business community. CBN-PG is proud to support and help sustain the good works of our Catholic elementary schools, high schools and religious education programs through the County.

In addition to monthly networking breakfast meetings, annual fundraising events including the annual Awards Celebration & Gala and our popular CBN-PG Crab Feast and other networking opportunities and events, the Catholic community in Prince George’s County has indeed been made richer by the support, stewardship, service and generosity of the Catholic Business Network.

Board of Directors
  • Ann O'Hare
  • Father James Day
  • John Kincaid, Jr.
  • John McGuirk
  • Kathleen Brown
  • Renee Green


high school grant

We were happy to provide a $1500 grant check to St. Vincent Pallotti High School this morning during our October breakfast meeting. The grant was received by Principal Jeff Palumbo and Nina Gass for their new Arts Center.

Robert Schiffman

Robert Schiffman the President of Chesapeake Facilities Management & Services spoke to us about a great fundraising opportunity for CBN, Papal Visit Wines.

volunteer award

karen robinsonKaren Robinson the Principal of St. Philip the Apostle Catholic School & Peg Duchesne, Pesident of CBN-PG.

Nicholas A. Majett

Nicholas Majett

We were delighted to welcome Nick Majett as our speaker today. He is the Chief Administrative Officer for Prince George’s County, making him 2nd in command to County Executive Rushern Baker! Thank you, sir, for your presentation!

St. Philip the Apostle School

Catholic School Tuition

A student at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic School was awarded a tuition grant from an anonymous donor!

We also heard about a fun new class being offered at The Academy of Saint Matthias the Apostle on Friday mornings. Mrs. Hawkins will be teaching a “First Steps in Music” class for babies/toddlers and a parent! Click here for more info and to sign up!


The September 2015 grant recipient was the Catholic Student Center at the University of Maryland. Steve Hall gave us a great presentation on networking with Linked In. Steve Hall has over 25 years of sales and business leadership experience and is a certified sales trainer and LinkedIn expert. Check out Steve’s Bio.
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Buy Crab Feast Tickets Now!

Our Annual Crab Feast is scheduled for Saturday, September 19th. Join us for a great afternoon/evening of food, fellowship and fund-raising for our programs, which help Catholic schools and families in Prince George’s County. Buy your tickets online, no tickets will be sold at the door!

crab feast

Saturday, September 19, 2015
4-7 pm
Knights of Columbus Council 2809
9450 Cherry Hill Rd.
College Park, MD 20740

All-You-Can-Eat Crabs
Crab Soup
Pork BBQ
Cole Slaw, Baked Beans
Soft Drinks
Beer & Wine for Purchase

COST Early-Bird Pricing: Adults $50 with advanced reservations by noon, Mon. Sept 14th ($20 under 12 yrs) Regular Price for Adults $65 for orders placed Monday 9/14 (after 12pm)- Friday 9/18 (5pm) Children under 12: $20 (No Tickets Sold at the door)

Call 202-656-1804 to RSVP and place ticket orders by phone.

Make checks payable to: CBN-PG
PO Box 615
Lanham, MD 20703-0615



Buy Tickets Now!


Join us Friday September 18th, 2015 from 7:30am to 9:00 am for our monthly networking breakfast meeting. The cost is $20 for members who pre-register; $30 for non-members and non-registered members and it includes a wonderful buffet breakfast.


This month’s topic is Networking with Linked In by Steve Hall. Steve Hall has over 25 years of sales and business leadership experience and is a certified sales trainer and LinkedIn expert. Check out Steve’s Bio.

Our monthly breakfast meetings are held at the
Country Club at Woodmore
12320 Pleasant Prospect Rd.
Mitchellville, MD 20721.

cbnpg on linkedin

Don’t forget to join The Catholic Business Network on Linked In!

no-meetingThe July and August Breakfast Meetings have been cancelled. See you in September. Our meeting will held on September 18.

Save the Date – Our Annual Crab Feast is scheduled for Saturday September 19th!

The Catholic Business Network of Prince George’s County holds their monthly networking breakfast meetings at the Country Club at Woodmore, 12320 Pleasant Prospect Rd, Mitchellville, MD from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 am. Cost for members is $20 and $30 for guests. RSVP by calling (202) 656-1804.

The Catholic Business Network of Prince George’s County is a group dedicated to helping businesses grow while applying Christian principles in the workplace. We welcome new members.



DeMatha Catholic High School is the June recipient of the CBN-PG grant. The funds will be used as they start the Learning Engineering and Design (LEAD) program. Photograph L->R: Fr. James Day (Counseling Administration and CBN-PG Spiritual Advisor and Board member), Marty Hager (chemistry teacher and LEAD director), Peg Duchesne (CBN-PG President) and Maureen McCart (Development Officer). Congratulations, DeMatha Catholic High School.


The Catholic Business Network of Prince George’s County’s June Breakfast Meeting topic is:
Marketing and Publicity Basics for Small Businesses and Non-Profits

The Catholic Business Network of Prince George’s County (CBN-PG) will hold their monthly networking breakfast on Fri., June 19, 2015 at
the Country Club at Woodmore, 

12320 Pleasant Prospect Rd, 

Mitchellville, MD

from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 am.

Our speaker this month is Cindy Morgan. Continue reading

Thanks to all the great folks who came out to celebrate with us last evening at the 17th Annual Awards Banquet & Auction. What a phenomenal Gala event! We especially thank our Gold Sponsor of the Gala, DeMatha Catholic High School for their support. The funds we raise help continue the grants, scholarships and financial support we give to the students and the Catholic Schools throughout Prince George’s County!

View all of the photos taken by TB Digitals at here.

March 20, 2015

This month we will be doing some networking
to get to know each other in new and different ways. It’s also “Bring a Bulletin” month.
So if you attend Mass at a Catholic parish in Prince George’s County, please bring a bulletin.
Those who do will be entered into a drawing for FREE entrance to next month’s breakfast meeting!

Bring lots of business cards … Continue reading