Maryland State Licensed
Beverage Association

Representing the Maryland Alcohol Beverage Licensee since 1950

 

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Baltimore County
Licensed Beverage Association, Inc.
5042 Springhouse Circle
Baltimore, Maryland 21237
Phone: (410) 687-4552 Fax: (410) 687-4553
Email: BCLBA@comcast.net

 

If your business is located in Baltimore County, you can join MSLBA through your local affiliate, the Baltimore County Licensed Beverage Association (BCLBA)BCLBA represents alcohol beverage license retailers which includes taverns, restaurants, package liquor stores, hotels, and fraternal clubs.  When you join BCLBA, your dues include membership in our state affiliate, the Maryland State Licensed Beverage Association (MSLBA) and our national affiliate, American Beverage Licensees (ABL).

OUR PURPOSE:

BCLBA is a non-profit trade organization, established in 1976 for the purpose of preserving and protecting the interests of the alcohol beverage retailers located in Baltimore County. The Officers and Board of Directors are all licensees with businesses to run but volunteer their time and talents to the preservation of these goals. Their selfless work and dedication benefits all licensees in Baltimore County. 

LEGISLATIVE:  

Each year, while legislature is in session in Annapolis, we actively review proposed legislation and represent our members at the local level of government and on the MSLBA Legislative Committee, which meets weekly during the session.

POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (PAC) FUND:  

BCLBA  operates and maintains a PAC Fund in order to promote the interests of the retail alcohol beverage industry by raising funds through special events to support legislators who work hard to promote our industry.

FOOD SERVICE CERTIFICATION:  

BCLBA ServSafe® Training & HAACP Plans

BCLBA members are entitled to:

*Discount registration fees for Maryland TAMŽ classes;
*Discount rates for credit card processing;
*Access to our attorney, an expert in alcohol license matters;
*Access to our insurance agent who specializes in health care insurance for small businesses;
*A Board of Directors who monitors new and transferred licenses by the local liquor board;
*Representation on legislative issues through our Legislative Committee;
*Full-time lobbyist in Annapolis (representation at the State level);
*A monthly Board of Directors' meeting which is open to all members. Information through monthly mailings of BCLBA Board of Directors' meeting minutes.
*A local office to address your needs and concerns;
*Special events to fellowship with other small business owners/licensees.

CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS:

BCLBA'S donations to local charities include the Community Colleges of Baltimore Scholarship Foundation Fund and the Baltimore County Department of Health, Office of Substance Abuse on programs such as "Project After Prom", the "Safe Holiday Campaign" and RAAM (Reducing the Availability of Alcohol to Minors).

If you need help protecting your business
JOIN THE ASSOCIATION THAT WORKS FOR YOU!

BCLBA Membership Brochure
For additional information
E-MAIL us at BCLBA@comcast.net
or call us at 410-687-4552