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Get Your House in Order

Posted on: Monday, July 17th, 2017 @ 7:21 pm

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Do you know what’s covered by you homeowner’s insurance policy?  Do you know that most insurance claims are underpaid?  Come find out how Lion Heart Public Adjustment has recovered thousands of dollars for homeowners! Presented by Jerrie Taylor, Owner of Lion Heart Public Adjustment. Cost: $Free Location: Dorchester Chamber of Commerce, 582 Poplar Street, Cambridge, …

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Craig’s Celebrates 150 Years

Posted on: Friday, June 16th, 2017 @ 2:31 pm

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Caring for Dorchester Residents for 150 years. Craig’s Drug Store is celebrating their sesquicentennial anniversary. Their steadfast commitment as a small business in Dorchester County is appreciated. Please stop in, shop and thank them for their dedication to the community.

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Startup Roadshow Visits Dorchester

Posted on: Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 @ 6:28 pm

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The Startup Maryland Roadshow stopped in Dorchester County on its statewide tour.  Striving to connect innovation communities to the innovation economy, the tour focuses on four main initiatives; connection, celebration, coaching, and capital. The annual tour provides startup’s with access to the coaching, capital and connection that they may not be privy to otherwise. The …

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SCORE Mentoring Workshop

Posted on: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 @ 1:19 pm

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The Eastern Shore Innovation Center hosted a start-up mentoring workshop for its tenants through SCORE. SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. Bud Cass, SCORE Chapter Leader and Ed French, SCORE Mentor, gave a presentation on the value the …

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Economic Development Day

Posted on: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 @ 4:50 pm

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On February 16, 2016, Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) members came together in Annapolis to celebrate the 2nd Annual Economic Development Day. Over 60 economic developers attended and were able to connect with legislators and share information about Economic Development projects throughout the state of Maryland. Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce, Ben …

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Ready, Set, GROW

Posted on: Friday, October 16th, 2015 @ 2:28 pm

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The Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs (GOMA) is offering a small business outreach event for the Eastern Shore. The event is tailored to assist small, minority and women owned businesses compete for State contracting opportunities. The Ready, Set, GROW outreach event will have procurement officers and local buyers on hand to discuss specific opportunities available …

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Economic Developers Join for Conference

Posted on: Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 @ 9:31 pm

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The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) recently held its 2015 Summer Conference:  Marketing and Business Attraction at the World Trade Center in Baltimore. Economic Developers from across the state joined to learn about product differentiation, best ways to position your product, and how to identify the value of your product in a competitive market. Dorchester …

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Calling All Start-ups & Entrepreneurs

Posted on: Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 @ 6:39 pm

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Do you have a good idea for a business but need resources to help with capital and coaching? Pitch your idea during the Maryland Startup bus tour. The annual Pitch Across Maryland tour focuses on innovative start-ups and entrepreneurs. The three-week excursion includes several celebratory stops throughout the state including Cambridge on September 15, 2015. …

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MACo’s Annual Conference

Posted on: Monday, July 13th, 2015 @ 8:02 pm

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The Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Summer Conference “Energize. Mobilize. Capitalize.” will be held in Ocean City from August 12–15, 2015.  MACo is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that is dedicated to representing the needs of the local governments to the Maryland General Assembly.  The conference brings in an estimated 2,000 local government officials, 250 venders, …

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Groundbreaking Event at Technology Park

Posted on: Monday, July 13th, 2015 @ 6:01 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office recently hosted the groundbreaking ceremony for the Eastern Shore Innovation Center, the Eastern Shore’s first purpose-built incubator.  The purpose of the Eastern Shore Innovation Center is to spur sustainable economic vitality in the region through high-growth entrepreneurship and innovative practices in the business community.  Start-up businesses entering the incubator …

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