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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Shuttle Service to Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

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Cambridge, MD (February 23, 2017) – A free shuttle service from downtown Cambridge to the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center will run on March 11 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Vans will leave the public lot across from Cambridge City Hall, located at 410 Academy Street, every 15-20 minutes and go directly to…

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Maryland Commerce Welcomes Dutch Cyber Companies  For Bilateral “Soft Landing” Exchange Program

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bwtech@UMBC hosting visiting companies; Maryland firms visiting Netherlands to explore Dutch market BALTIMORE, MD (February 23, 2017) – The Maryland Department of Commerce has welcomed five Netherlands-based cyber companies that are visiting Maryland through the end of March as part of the Maryland-Netherlands Cyber and Security Technologies Soft Landing Platform. During their stay, representatives from the…

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MEDA Announces 2017 Award Winners

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BALTIMORE, Md. – The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) announces the recipients of the 2017 MEDA Awards, which celebrate the people, projects, and programs that are transforming lives by creating opportunities, inspiring innovation, and enriching communities across the state. Sponsored by Miles & Stockbridge P.C., the MEDA Awards showcase efforts to attract new businesses, assist…

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Taneytown Manufacturer Plans Expansion, 125 New Jobs

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EVAPCO will invest in new jobs and a new facility to increase production and sales  BALTIMORE, MD (February 21, 2017) – EVAPCO, Inc., a global designer and manufacturer of evaporative cooling and industrial refrigeration products, is expanding its manufacturing operations in Carroll County and adding 125 new jobs over the next five years. The company will invest $15…

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Alex McCoy Wins 40 Under 40 Award in Economic Development

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Jacksonville, Fla. – Alex McCoy, director of Garret County Economic Development has been selected as a winner in the economic development profession’s 40 Under 40 awards, the only award of its kind recognizing young talent in the economic development profession. An independent six-member selection committee evaluated and chose the winners based on their exceptional contributions…

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Maryland Commerce Supports Research Professorships at Four Colleges, Universities

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University of Maryland, Baltimore; Hood College; Washington College; and Stevenson University raise matching funds to promote research and technology BALTIMORE, MD (February 15, 2017) – The Maryland Department of Commerce; the University of Maryland, Baltimore; Hood College; Washington College; and Stevenson University have endowed a total of $8.3 million in four new research professorships. The…

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TEDCO and Harbor Bank CDC Pilots New Minority Pre-Seed Fund for Tech Entrepreneurs

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COLUMBIA, Md. (February 15, 2017) – The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) and The Harbor Bank of Maryland Community Development Corporation (HBCDC) announced today the launch of a pilot program, the Minority Business Pre-Seed Fund (MBPF). The MBPF will provide pre-seed capital and mentorship to underrepresented tech entrepreneurs in Maryland. “The Minority Business Pre-Seed Fund…

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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Funding for Lower Eastern Shore Initiatives

Office of the Governor, Larry Hogan

Downtown Salisbury Revitalization, School Construction, Priority Transportation Projects Among Recipients of State Funding ANNAPOLIS, MD – During a day-long visit to the Eastern Shore, Governor Larry Hogan announced state funding for Lower Eastern Shore initiatives at a press conference at the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce in Wicomico County. The governor was joined by Wicomico County…

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