City of Cambridge to fund human services grant program as part of its proposed FY 18 budget

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As part of its proposed FY18 budget, the City of Cambridge will award $25,000 to non-profit and governmental organizations throughout the city using its Human Service Grant program. Applications will be made available online at choosecambridge.com, or at the Department of Public works, located at 1025 Washington Street, or at City Hall, located at 410…

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Maryland Commerce Joins with Local Trade Groups to Launch Program to Boost State’s Exports

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Competition will select Top 50 Maryland defense industry products, services to be showcased globally BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of Commerce, the Maryland District Export Council (DEC), and the Baltimore U.S. Export Assistance Center are teaming up to launch a new annual competition to choose the Top 50 exportable products and services from Maryland….

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TEDCO Announces New Board Director

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Johns Hopkins’ Jennifer Elisseeff COLUMBIA, Md. (April 13, 2017) – The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) announced today that Governor Larry Hogan appointed Dr. Jennifer Elisseeff of Johns Hopkins University (JHU) to the Board of Directors. Dr. Elisseeff is the Morton Goldberg Professor and director of the Translational Tissue Engineering Center at Wilmer Eye Institute…

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Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism Now Accepting Concept Papers for Grants That Help Prevent Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse

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Grants Will Also Go Toward Strengthening Law Enforcement and Community Relations ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism is now accepting concept papers for 2017 AmeriCorps State-Targeted Priority program grants in Maryland. These grants will fund service activities that address critical community needs, namely the need to prevent prescription drug and opioid abuse and…

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Nonprofit Arts Generate $1.1 Billion Impact On Maryland Economy

Karen Glenn Hood, Maryland Department of Commerce

FY 2015 report shows increases in arts sector jobs, employee salaries and tax revenue BALTIMORE, MD (December 6, 2016) – Maryland’s nonprofit arts sector had a $1.16 billion total impact on the state’s economy and supported 14,564 full-time jobs in Fiscal Year 2015 – up from $1.05 billion and 12,155 jobs in the previous year,…

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Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Celebrates Designation of Over 100 Sustainable Communities

Sara Luell, Director of Communications, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development

With the recent designation of eight new Sustainable Communities, the program has reached a milestone — there are now over 100 Sustainable Communities across the state. Since 2010, the Sustainable Communities program, overseen by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, has provided local governments with a framework for promoting environmentally, economically and socially…

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Hogan Administration Announces First SmartBuy Purchase

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Program will Ease Student Loan Debt, Promote Homeownership ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Hogan Administration today announced the first home purchase under a new homeownership initiative designed to ease the burden of student debt. Maryland SmartBuy, within the Department of Housing and Community Development, is the first program of its kind in the nation and will…

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Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation Welcomes Three New Members to Its Board of Directors

Rosa Cruz, Director of Communications and Marketing

Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation CEO Julie Mussog today announced the appointment of three new directors to the organization’s board. New board members include José Baluda of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, Kevin Carter of Severn Savings Bank and Joel Rozner of the Rifkin Weiner Livingston, LLC, an Annapolis-based law firm. “I greatly appreciate that these…

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Maryland Commerce Joins with Community Colleges to Launch Workforce Training Program

Karen Glenn Hood, Maryland Department of Commerce

Maryland WorkSmart program designed to partner Maryland employers with community colleges to meet workforce training needs BALTIMORE, Md. – The Maryland Department of Commerce has joined with the Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC) to launch a program that partners the state’s 16 community colleges with local employers to build customized workforce training and assess future…

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Visit the Washington County Artisan Market for Local Gifts the Holiday Season

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HAGERSTOWN, Md. (November 16, 2016) – The Washington County Office of Agricultural Business Development in partnership with Premium Outlets of Hagerstown, is proud to present the second annual WashCo Artisan Market at Premium Outlets. Just in time for holiday shopping, the artisan market connecting local farmers, producers and crafters with holiday shoppers. Located in Premium…

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