April 21, 2018

SMECO Committee to Nominate Board Candidates

Committee

Ten members have been appointed by the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors to the 2018 Nominating Committee scheduled to meet on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

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Hoyer Returns From Listening Tour

Listening Tour

House Democrats, led by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer went on their second Make It In America listening tour, traveling across the the country’s Industrial Heartland to hear directly from citizens about their economic challenges.

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Spend a Night at the Museum

Night at the Museum

Young Professionals in St. Mary’s County and surrounding areas are invited to spend a Night at the Museum — or actually just an evening — at the Calvert Marine Museum.

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Hoyer Attends Innovative Manufacturing Event

Black History Month Breakfast

As part of his Make It In America campaign, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer attended the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation’s Innovative Manufacturing seminar in January. 

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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

Committee

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

Jobs Growth

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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