Pennysaver was established in 1979 as a small, brother-owned business that published only one edition in Severna Park, Md., with a circulation of 8,000. Pennysaver is now the East Coast s largest independent weekly shopping publication, publishing 72 editions weekly and delivering to more than 1 million homes and businesses throughout Maryland. In addition to advertisements, the publication offers special features each week, such as community news, crossword puzzles, horoscopes and personal ads. The Baltimore and Washington Super Pennysavers include an expanded events column known as Get Out! The Ultimate Guide to What s Happening. Its marketing department works closely with local charities to organize sponsorships of local events, produce promotional partnerships and publish in excess of 20,000 free notices per year for nonprofit organizations. Pennysaver maintains a location in Hanover, Md.