January 23, 2018

SMECO Budget Plan Can Even Out Bills

Budget Plan

Heating your home in the coldest months of winter can lead to a shock when you open your electric bill. Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative, however, offers a Budget Plan to help even out monthly electric bills.

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Get Business Help Through Crab Pot Program

Crab Pot

Starting a new business can be tough. Luckily, there’s help. The Crab Pot Pitch Competition is coming up, and an accelerator program has been created to help new and emerging business owners refine their startup pitches for the competition.

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Lower Electric Rates Coming for SMECO Customers

Lower Electric Bills

Customer-members of Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative will be seeing lower electric rates. SMECO received approval by the Maryland Public Service Commission on Dec. 28, 2017, to reduce the Distribution Service charges for its customers.

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Hoyer: Job Growth Needs Improvement

Hoyer: Job Growth Needs Improvement

The US Department of Labor released its latest jobs report in November, and while there have been signs of resilience in the US economy, Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer said improvement is needed in private sector job creation.

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Small Business Owners Present Services

small business

A group of local contracting firms got the chance to present their services to potential public and private clients during a business procurement showcase in October, hosted by College of Southern Maryland’s Small Business Development Center, with help from the Maryland Department of Transportation and State Highway Administration. The event was held at the Business Service Center in Bowie.

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Students Earn Security+ Certification

Security+

As Tammie J. Thompson, a Waldorf resident, finished the CompTIA Security+ course at the College of Southern Maryland, she quickly found that the course successfully prepared her to earn Security+ certification, a valuable certification for information technology professionals which indicates mastery of foundational network security skills and knowledge.

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Hoyer Fights for DREAM Act

CHIP

Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer and University of Maryland President Dr. Wallace Loh recently worked together on an opinion article on the need to pass the DREAM Act to protect DREAMers and DACA students in Maryland.

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Renovate an Older Home Into a Dream Home

renovate

Primary Residential Mortgage Inc., through its 203k program, can turn your first home into your dream home.

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Career Options Laid Out by CSM Team

career options

College of Southern Maryland’s Continuing Education Workforce Development team helped scores of Calvert Career and Technology Academy students learn more about their career options at the academy in Prince Frederick on Sept. 21, 2017.

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Find Opportunities at Education Center

Education Center

The Southern Maryland Higher Education Center is planning an Open House from 4 to 7 pm Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Attendees will be able to learn how the center can meet the needs of the community through university partnerships.

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