June 24, 2019

MetCom Awards BECA Scholarship

BECA

More than $201,000 in scholarships were awarded on May 14, 2019, during the Business, Education and Community Alliance Scholarship Awards Ceremony at the Dr. James A Forrest Career and Technology Center, and the Metropolitan Commission in St. Mary’s County was there to participate in the BECA program. 

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SMECO Hopes to Install Charging Stations

Charging Stations

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) has submitted a request to the Maryland Public Service Commission, seeking the authorization to install up to 60 Charging Stations for electric vehicles in various locations throughout the cooperative’s service area over a pilot period of five years.

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Cooperative Adopts Enterprise Risk Management

Enterprise Risk Management

In its 2018 Annual Report, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative took the opportunity to educate its customer-members on the co-op’s adoption of Enterprise Risk Management. 

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Rural Cooperatives Host Legislative Conference

Rural Cooperatives

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer spoke at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association legislative conference recently.

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St. Mary’s Releases New TechBook

TechBook

The St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development has released a new Technology Resource Book.

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Region’s STEM Teachers Recognized

STEM Teachers

The school systems of Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties worked with Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative to choose and honor 22 educators with Outstanding Teacher awards for their leadership in the fields of mathematics, science, technology, and engineering.

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Torti Gallas Chosen to Create Airport Plan

Torti Gallas

Maryland-based Torti Gallas + Partners has been chosen to design the Innovation District Master Plan for the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport and properties in the surrounding areas.

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CDC Examines How It Can Help Lexington Park

Lexington Park

The St. Mary’s County Community Development Corporation is looking for input from county residents on what they think are the biggest needs in Lexington Park.

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MedStar Hospital Unveils New Dining Area

Visitors to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown will notice a change in the hospital’s dining area. After undergoing a significant transformation over a year and a half, the new Blue Heron Café has officially opened at the hospital.

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Tri-County Career Fair Draws Job Seekers

Job Seekers

The College of Southern Maryland is hosting the 2019 Tri-County Job and Career Fair on April 9, drawing job seekers to the La Plata Campus’s BI Building.

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