Small Business

MCE Palmer Gillis Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Posted on: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 @ 4:35 pm

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MCE Palmer Gillis Entrepreneur of the Year Award Maryland Capital Enterprises is all about nurturing and encouraging entrepreneurship to grow here on the Eastern Shore.  We are proud to announce the 6th Annual MCE Palmer Gillis Entrepreneur of the Year Award! AWARD ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Must be a small business owner/majority partner involved in daily operations …

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iValue Secures State Contract

Posted on: Monday, July 17th, 2017 @ 5:07 pm


Congrats to Eastern Shore Innovation Center business, iValue LED for securing a contract to replace the lighting system on at the State House dome.  The system will include a combined LED lighting technology with a connected control system for monitoring.  This project should provide a showcase for future marketing. For more information on iValue please visit

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Get Your House in Order

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


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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Out & About

Posted on: Monday, July 17th, 2017 @ 4:58 pm


The Economic Development team has attended several events in the last few weeks! The Taste of Cambridge, Dorchester Chamber’s events at the Harriet Tubman Visitor Center and the Richardson Maritime Museum and several county-wide meetings.  If you would like to learn more about the Dorchester Economic Development office please call 410-228-0155.

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David Willey Welding

Posted on: Monday, July 17th, 2017 @ 4:47 pm

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Train for a career in Welding! David Willey Welding recently opened its doors at its new location on Goodwill Ave leasing approximately 5,000 square feet and employing 5 people. Specializing in production, tig and mig, stainless steel, steel, aluminum, and copper and providing hands-on, individual training featuring top of the line equipment. David Willey Welding …

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Craig’s Celebrates 150 Years

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


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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Cambridge Federal Wins 5 Year Call Center Contract

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

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Cambridge Federal Won a 5 Year Call Center contract supporting Delmarva Foundation’s prime contract as Maryland’s External Quality Review Organization. Cambridge Federal’s Call Center recently achieved its Operational Readiness Review (ORR) and is now operational.  This effort is in support of Maryland’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (DHMH) recently awarded contract with Delmarva Foundation …

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The Cannabis Council Announces Public Forum

Posted on: Monday, May 15th, 2017 @ 6:11 pm


Cambridge, MD – The Cannabis Council (TCC) is a non-profit trade organization formed by local scientists and patient advocates to support the Medical Cannabis Industry in Maryland. The Council seeks to empower producers, dispensaries, physicians, patients and caregivers with a clear and practical understanding of cannabis science. “Our goal is to bring credibility to the …

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Egide Acquires Santier

Posted on: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 @ 3:36 pm


Following its strategy to concentrate on high-potential markets, Egide announces that it has acquired, as planned, the assets of TMS LLC (or Thermal Management Solutions, dba Santier), with the conditions laid down previously with them.  All these elements will be incorporated into a new US company, created for this purpose and named Santier Inc.Then, the …

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New Business Brings Back Farm to Table

Posted on: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 @ 3:36 pm


Please congratulate Tamara Jackson on opening her new business, T’s Divine Sweets & More, LLC, a wholesale dessert company.  Tamara is bringing back the ‘ole school’ approach to baking by using Farm to Table methods.  She believes in freshly made desserts; and, using local farmers. T’s Divine Sweets services restaurants, caterers, hospitals, … essentially anyone who buys frozen or processed desserts. To …

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Harriet Tubman Byway Partner

Posted on: Thursday, February 16th, 2017 @ 4:55 pm

Harriet Tubman State and National Parks

Once the new Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center opens to the public on March 11, it is expected to draw visitors from all over the country – and the world. While here, visitors will be looking for lodging, dining, shopping, and other things to do in the area. Learn how your business can become …

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Double Trouble Farms

Posted on: Thursday, February 16th, 2017 @ 4:54 pm


Governor Larry Hogan visited Double Trouble Farms in Rhodesdale, MD to take part in the official ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating innovative technology that converts poultry waste to energy. Biomass Heating Solutions Limited (BHSL), an Irish company, utilizes Fluidized Bed Combustion Technology to reliably convert poultry manure into heat and electricity for use on the poultry …

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