September 30, 2016

CSM Creates New Institute for Entrepreneurs


Recognizing the need to nurture the entrepreneurs and innovators in the region, the College of Southern Maryland has formed the Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute, and has announced Thomas Luginbill as its director.

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Hoyer Visits Md. Business Startup FlexEl


With new ideas for his Make It In America plan, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer visited FlexEl, a custom battery manufacturer based in College Park, MD, recently.

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Avalon Bldg. Supply Awarded Two Contracts

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Avalon Building Supply of Hollywood, MD, has been awarded two contracts to provide materials to the state of Maryland and C.W. Wright Construction Co.

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BrainyEx Exercise, Health Program New at M.O.G.

M.O.G. BrainyEx

The Medically Oriented Gym at Gateau Physical Therapy has launched a revolutionary exercise and brain health education program called BrainyEx.

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Meet Dr. Whitten of Whitten Laser Eye

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Meet Dr. Mark Whitten of Whitten Laser Eye. He has been recognized by VISX as one of the top 10 surgeons in laser vision correction.

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New Bills Aim to Spark Innovation, Break Barriers


House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) is making improvements to his Make It In America initiatives, announcing new bills introduced in July.

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Hoyer Leads Working Families Forum


Congressman Steny H. Hoyer hosted a Working Families field forum with Rep. Bobby Scott as a special guest. Local elected leaders, policy experts, and workers joined the congressmen in a discussion on House Democrats’ Working Families Agenda, which includes policy solutions to raise the federal minimum wage, ensure pay equity, and provide paid leave for all workers.

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SMECO There to Lend a Hand


Part of the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative difference is SMECO’s concern for the community it serves.

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Help is Available for Your Energy Bill

Weather-related outages

Maryland offers programs to help people pay their electric bills. SMECO will hold an Energy Assistance Fair on July 13, 2016.

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New Degree Programs Available at SMHEC

SMHEC open house

Several new degree programs are coming to the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center and more are on the horizon. Learn about them at the June 29 open house.

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