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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

Monthly Networking Breakfast

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

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

Our February meeting was cancelled due to inclement weather.
We are rescheduling Judge Gossart for a future discussion on Immigration issues.
*** Stay Tuned! ***

February 20, 2015 – Immigration Law and Our Communities
Catholic Business Network – Prince George’s County
Monthly Networking Breakfast Meeting
February 20, 2015

This month’s topic is
Immigration Law and Our Communities.
Our speaker is Judge John F. Gossart, Jr.
Retired U.S. Continue reading

Catholic Business Network – Prince George’s County
Monthly Networking Breakfast Meeting
January 16, 2015

This month’s topic is the

Maryland Education Credit.

Our speakers are
Dr. Mary Ellen Hrutka, Executive Director of the
Mid-Atlantic Catholic Schools Consortium
Garrett O’Day, J.D., an Associate Director for
the Maryland Catholic Conference.

Come learn how you can support the advocates and business community to
help pass the Maryland Education Credit this year.


Our grant this month went to St. Vincent Pallotti High School. Jeff Palumbo, the principal, Nina Gass, and Kris Weaver were on hand to receive the $1,500 grant. Sister Kathleen Lunsmann, IHM was our guest speark this month. She is the President of SOAR! Support Our Aging Religous. Sister Kathleen informed us that for every Sister under the age of 70, there are four over the age of 70.

Darcy Tomko, the Principal of Mount Calvary, was on hand to receive this months $1,500 grant. We also awarded two special grants to two deserving students. Morenike Oyebade from Pallotti and Jasmine Grimes from McNamara each received a grant of $1,250 toward their tuition.

Morenike Oyebade(left) and her mother along with the Principal of St. Vincent Pallotti High School, Jeff Palumbo.

Jasmine Grimes

Jasmine Grimes (right), her mother and Reginald Brady the Principal of Bishop McNamara High School and L’oreal Edmondson Director of Institutional Advancement.


We had a large crowd on hand at the Greenbelt Marriott for our January meeting. Saint Mary of the Mills received the $1,500 January Grant. Pictured above are Rev. Msgr. Mallone, Peggy Walsh, David Floyd, Jim Pavlacka, and Heather Gossart. The Academy of St. Matthias and St. Joseph’s in Beltsville battled again for the extra $250 Grant for bringing a potential new member. The Academy of St. Matthias won.