June 29, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Reflections Exhibit Opens at MedStar St. Mary’s

Reflections

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s newest exhibit takes a look back at the hospital’s 1953 Spring Festival Concert. The fund-raising event drew a crowd of celebrity guests including Vice President Richard Nixon and his wife.

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Hoyer Speaks Against Offshore Drilling

Offshore Drilling

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer spoke recently on the House floor to support three bills that will block oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts, and in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. 

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You Can Be a Homeowner!

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Primary Residential Mortgage in California, MD, is a national lender with Southern Maryland roots. Barry Friedman, Grace-Anne Dohrman, Chuck Dohrman, Mike Lorenzini, Robbie Loker, and Megan Schaefer can help you become a homeowner.

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SMECO Members Elected at Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative held its 81st annual meeting Aug. 29, 2019, at Middleton Hall in Waldorf, and after counting close to 8,000 votes, members from all three Southern Maryland counties were elected to the board of directors.

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Business Group Promotes Md.’s Space Community

Space Community

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer attended the Aug. 20 meeting of the Maryland Space Business Roundtable, a nonprofit organization that partners with business, academia, and industry leaders to promote the space community.

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Deadline Nears on Top Opportunity Zone Returns

Opportunity Zone

Opportunity Zones are complicated and the window for maximum tax benefits is closing the end of 2019. Cathy Askey of Askey, Askey & Associates unpacked the basics and some of the details of the tax deferral, tax reduction, and tax elimination opportunities in the Opportunity Zone.

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AI Program Registration Now Open

Symposium

Registration is now open for The Patuxent Partnership’s upcoming program on Artificial Intelligence, planned for Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at the University System of Maryland.

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SMECO, CoBank Donate to Local Organizations

CoBank

Three organizations recently received donations from the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative and CoBank.

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Funding Provides Training for STEM Educators

STEM

Maryland elected officials, including Congressman Steny H. Hoyer, have come together to secure funding to train STEM Educators in the state. 

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SMECO Annual Meeting Coming Up

Energy Rates

Every year, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative holds its members’ meeting to elect directors and vote on any bylaw changes. This year, the SMECO Annual Meeting is set for Aug. 29.

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