March 30, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

SMECO Tallies Votes for Annual Meeting

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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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Mark Your Calendar for Cyber Summit

cyber summit

A one-day Cyber Summit on Sept. 18 will feature speakers, exhibitors, and attendees from government, industry, and academia on cyber challenges and opportunities for national security.

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Hoyer Speaks at Regional Manufacturing Institute

Regional Manufacturing Institute

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer spoke at the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland on Aug. 21 on House Democrats’ Make It In America agenda. The updated plan, detailed here, focuses on three core areas: education, entrepreneurship, and infrastructure.

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Hoyer Discusses Future of Make It In America

Make It In America

It has been eight years since House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and House Democrats created the Make It In America plan, working to encourage private sector job creation in the US.

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St. Mary’s Gets New Tourism Director

Tourism Director St. Mary's County

Jason Aul has been selected to lead Visit St. Mary’s MD, a newly established tourism organization in St. Mary’s County.

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Walden Partners With Pyramid Healthcare

Walden Partners With Pyramid Healthcare

Walden has announced it will partner with a premier East Coast behavioral health care provider — Pyramid Healthcare Inc. — to enhance its local services.

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SMECO Issues Capital Credit Refunds

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Capital Credit Refunds from Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative will begin to be issued in July, at a total of nearly $5.6 million. Eligible active customer-members will get credits on their bills and checks will be sent to eligible former members.

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Candidates Nominated for SMECO Board

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Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s nominating committee for the 2018 SMECO board elections met on May 23, 2018. Candidates for the five seats that are up for election have been chosen. 

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Hoyer: Slow Job Growth Not Acceptable

Job Gains

After President Obama left a trend of gaining economic strength when he left office, current policies have led to slowing job growth, says House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer after the release of the Department of Labor’s jobs report for April 2018.

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Hawk Tank Pitch Contest Is a Hit

Hawk Tank

Both Jackie Koerbel and Sheila Levings admitted they were a little nervous before their turn to present projects at the College of Southern Maryland’s Hawk Tank Pitch Contest. The premier event at the college’s La Plata Campus on March 23 was the chance for CSM faculty to share ideas of how to improve the college, after which a panel of judges and the audience chose the best.

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