March 21, 2019

St. Mary’s Inventor Recognized for Work

Inventor

The founder of Jordan Research and Development and resident of St. Mary’s County was one of the 11 innovators from across the county who were recognized on Capitol Hill in February.

Airport Schedules Winter Markets Feb. 9, March 16

st mary's airport

Two more FLY-IN Farmers Markets are now scheduled for Feb. 9 and March 16, 2019, following Santa’s Christmas 2018 visit to St. Mary’s County Airport, inaugurating indoors, FLY-IN Farmers Markets in St. Mary’s County.

Learn About County’s Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing Industry

In celebration of Manufacturing Day 2018, local companies Engility, J.F. Taylor, and Platform Aerospace will open their doors to students Oct. 5, 2018.

Building for Innovation at SM Airport

Building for Innovation at SM Airport

A briefing, Building for Innovation at the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport, will be held Aug. 22 at the airport in California, Md., with presentations from the St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development, S. Hunt Aero, Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, and the University of Maryland.

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.

Bartilson to Head TechPort at the Airport

TechPort

Brad Bartilson has been hired by the commissioners of St. Mary’ County and the University of Maryland to be the director of the county’s new TechPort at the Airport business incubator.

March 7 Meeting Will Discuss Tourism Transition

March 7 Meeting Will Discuss Tourism Transition

The St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development will host a meeting March 7 for community members and tourism industry partners to discuss the transition of the county’s tourism division to a non-profit entity.

Research Building Design Unveiled @ Oct. 13 Forum

Research Building Design

The Southern Maryland Higher Education Center Board of Governors will host a full-day, public forum on education and innovation Oct. 13, 2017, from 8 am to 5 pm and unveil the design of the new Southern Maryland Research and Academic Building planned for completion on the SMHEC campus in fall 2020.

Creating Change Locally Is Subject of TEDx

TEDx

Speakers will tackle the subject of “Creating Change Locally” during a TEDx event in Leonardtown on Sept. 9, 2017, from 10 am to 3 pm at Leonardtown High School.

Business Incubator Created in St. Mary’s

Business Incubator

St. Mary’s County is looking for an entity to manage the county’s new business incubator, which is currently under construction at the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport. The county has issued a Request for Proposals in the amount of $1,350,000.