February 25, 2018

Naval Aviation Is Topic at Cleared for Takeoff Event

Cleared for Takeoff

Cleared for Takeoff: Innovation in Naval Aviation will be the topic at The Patuxent Partnership and Association of Naval Aviation Pax River Squadron 18 reception and discussion March 8, 2018, with a panel of leaders, experts, and decision-makers.

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Fleming Is New Chamber President

Fleming Is New Chamber President

Dr. Richard B. Fleming, former dean of the College of Southern Maryland’s Prince Frederick Campus, has been named as the president and CEO of the St. Mary’s County Chamber of Commerce.

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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

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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New Semester Begins in Jan. at SMHEC

New Semester at SMHEC

Southern Maryland Higher Education Center has more than 80 bachelor’s completion, master’s and doctorate degrees, as well as certificates and certifications. New semester classes begin in January 2018.

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Hoyer: Job Growth Needs Improvement

Jobs Report

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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