July 29, 2015

Maryland Rural Impact Awards Call for Nominations

Rural Maryland Council

Nominations are being sought for the Rural Impact Awards, and due Aug. 31, 2015 for presentations at the end of the year conference.

Newtowne Players to Perform ‘Forum’

Newtowne Players

The Newtowne Players will perform “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” from July 10 to Aug. 2.

Manufacturing Forum to Meet July 23

Made in St. Mary's

Manufacturers & “makers” invited to the Manufacturing Forum’s next meeting July 23, 8 am at Lenny’s Restaurant in California, MD.

St. Mary’s R&D Growing Faster than Nation’s


Most tech growth in SoMd is R&D in physical, engineering and life sciences — 93 percent growth since 2001; and 84 percent growth in engineering services.

Compass Puts Rep. Rothfus in UAV Pilot Seat

Congressman Rothfus flies Compass UAS

Compass Systems’ Pilot Control Station shows how easily UAV remote control can be put into a pilot’s hands, at Johnstown, PA showcase.

Juneteenth Celebration Set

Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth Celebration planned June 20, Lexington Park, MD.

Lex Park Biz & Community Meet June 10

Lexington Park Logo - NS

Topics for discussion include a brief St. Mary’s County economic overview & status of development at the County’s regional airport.

Krispy Kreme Coming to Lexington Park


Newcomers and make-overs are refining and re-defining Lexington Park, MD, business corridors.

Vote for Your Favorite of 17 Innovators, May 13

blue crab on a net

It’s the Crab Pot Pitch and the People’s Choice will move onward to judges awarding cash prizes and opportunities for innovation in So. MD.

Business Growing in Lexington Park

Taylor Gas Breaks Ground

New projects, big contracts for businesses along Great Mills Road grow the economy of Lexington Park, MD.