November 15, 2019

Art & Lifestyle:

BECA Seeking Scholarships for 2020 -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

e-Book “Embargo” Ignites Librarians -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

USMSM Planning Open House Nov. 14 -

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Amateur Boxing Nov. 16 @ SMCM -

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Nominations Open for TPP Board

New Leadership

The Patuxent Partnership Board of Directors will appoint new directors at the Annual Meeting on Oct. 30. Individual, academic, and corporate members interested in serving on the board of directors are encouraged to submit their nomination for consideration by the Board Development Committee.

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Job Growth Remains Slow, Wages Drop

wages

Unemployment hit a 50-year low in September 2019, even though steady employment growth remains low and wages are dropping. Employment in health care and in professional and business services continued to trend up, but overall non-farm payrolls rose by just 136,000.

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QuickBooks Training: Registration Open

QuickBooks training

Askey, Askey & Associates, CPA, LLC still has openings for members of the business community to participate in its QuickBooks Online Training Sessions.

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Reflections Exhibit Opens at MedStar St. Mary’s

Reflections

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s newest exhibit takes a look back at the hospital’s 1953 Spring Festival Concert. The fund-raising event drew a crowd of celebrity guests including Vice President Richard Nixon and his wife.

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Hoyer Speaks Against Offshore Drilling

Offshore Drilling

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer spoke recently on the House floor to support three bills that will block oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts, and in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. 

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You Can Be a Homeowner!

Homeowner

Primary Residential Mortgage in California, MD, is a national lender with Southern Maryland roots. Barry Friedman, Grace-Anne Dohrman, Chuck Dohrman, Mike Lorenzini, Robbie Loker, and Megan Schaefer can help you become a homeowner.

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SMECO Members Elected at Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative held its 81st annual meeting Aug. 29, 2019, at Middleton Hall in Waldorf, and after counting close to 8,000 votes, members from all three Southern Maryland counties were elected to the board of directors.

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Business Group Promotes Md.’s Space Community

Space Community

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer attended the Aug. 20 meeting of the Maryland Space Business Roundtable, a nonprofit organization that partners with business, academia, and industry leaders to promote the space community.

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Deadline Nears on Top Opportunity Zone Returns

Opportunity Zone

Opportunity Zones are complicated and the window for maximum tax benefits is closing the end of 2019. Cathy Askey of Askey, Askey & Associates unpacked the basics and some of the details of the tax deferral, tax reduction, and tax elimination opportunities in the Opportunity Zone.

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AI Program Registration Now Open

AI Program

Registration is now open for The Patuxent Partnership’s upcoming program on Artificial Intelligence, planned for Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at the University System of Maryland.

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