December 10, 2018

Tech Transfer, Marketing Firms Needed

Tech Transfer

The Maryland Technology Development Corporation is looking for proposals from Tech Transfer and Marketing consultant firms. Their efforts have been publicized by The Patuxent Partnership. 

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Locals Assist With Va. Power Restoration

Power Restoration

Crews from Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative traveled to Virginia recently to help Rappahannock Electric Cooperative with a massive Power Restoration effort, bringing service to thousands of co-op members after ice and snow left them without power.

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Hoyer Named Trailblazer in P.G.

Trailblazer

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer has been named the “Trailblazer of the Year” by the Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce.

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Construction Management Program Answers Demand

Construction Management

October is Careers in Construction Month. To celebrate, the College of Southern Maryland is having its Construction Management Technology program students ready for the 2019 Rebuilding Together In Charles County event with an eye on managing construction work, as well as performing it.

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September Report Shows Job Gains

Job Gains

The September 2018 jobs reports shows the unemployment rate declined to 3.7 percent and the economy added 134,000 jobs.

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Flat Iron Farm Auction Oct. 19-20

2-Day Auction Planned at Flat Iron Farm

Flat Iron Farm’s semi-annual auction will be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19 and 20, 2018, at the farm in Great Mills, Maryland.

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White Elected SMECO Board Chairman

White Board Chairman SMECO

P. Scott White was recently elected chairman of the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative Board of Directors.

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Hogan Visits CSM Hughesville Campus

Hughesville Campus

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan was welcomed by College of Southern Maryland President Dr. Maureen Murphy to the Center for Trades and Energy Training at CSM’s Regional Hughesville Campus recently.

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Hoyer: Challenges Continue to Plague Economy

Job Gains

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer says there is good and bad news in the August 2018 jobs report — 95 consecutive months of positive job growth, yet “our economy continues to be plagued with deep structural challenges, the result of which are stagnant wages, uncertainty for small businesses, looming debt, and a generation of American workers unable to get ahead.”

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SMECO Tallies Votes for Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative held its Annual Meeting on Aug. 29, 2018, at co-op headquarters in Hughesville. The board of directors election was conducted by mail before the meeting, yielding about 6,000 votes.

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