March 5, 2021

Art & Lifestyle:

Take a Virtual Tour of Gallery’s Show -

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Next Airport Farmers Market March 13 -

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Library Opening – Limits in Place -

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

JSHS Regional Symposium Goes Virtual March 13 -

Monday, March 1, 2021

SMECO, CSM Team Up for Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Each time Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative announces a training class for apprentice linemen, hundreds of applications come in. However, many of the applicants lack the basic skills they need to even apply. To combat this problem, SMECO has teamed up with College of Southern Maryland to create a pre-apprenticeship program.

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Two Mid-Atlantic Ophthalmology Practices Merge

Two Mid-Atlantic Ophthalmology Practices Merge

Whitten Laser Eye — with locations in Charlotte Hall, Richmond, and Washington, DC — announced its merger with Chesapeake Eye Care and Laser Center of Annapolis.

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SMECO Notes ENERGY STAR Priorities

energy star

Three companies have been awarded by Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative because of their outstanding achievements in building hundreds of ENERGY STAR certified new homes in Southern Maryland in the last year.

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SMECO Donates LEDs to Food Bank

SMECO Donates LEDs to Food Bank

As part of Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s participation in EmPOWER Maryland, 32,688 LEDs were donated to help families who need assistance save money by reducing energy use.

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Solar Facility Coming to La Plata

solar facility

A new solar facility is about to be built in La Plata, through an agreement between Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative and Origis Energy USA.

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Visit Smith, Tangier Islands Aboard North Star

North Star Trips to Smith Island

The North Star, based out of St. George Island, will now offer trips across the Chesapeake Bay to Smith and Tangier islands.

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Capital Credit Refunds Coming to SMECO Bills

budget

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has been able to save money on its expenses through the year, so it will issue capital credit refunds to customer-members totaling nearly $3.8 million.

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CSM Students Learn Compassion With Business

compassion

College of Southern Maryland students are learning that an idea is more likely to succeed if their business is designed to help the wider community as well as to make money, says Thomas Luginbill, director of CSM’s Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute.

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Old Line Steps Up With New Scholarship

Old Line Bank

Old Line Bank has created an annual scholarship to the College of Southern Maryland as part of an $80,000 pledge to the college’s $10 million Make An Impact Campaign.

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Center for Trades and Energy Training Opens

Center for Trades and Energy Training Opens

College of Southern Maryland has cut the ribbon on its new Regional Hughesville Campus, realizing the college community’s dream of having its new Center for Trades and Energy Training, located in the center of the tri-county region.

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