Small Business

New Business Taking Off

Posted on: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 @ 2:45 pm

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Cambridge Federal is a certified SBA HUBZone, a VA certified Veteran Owned Small Business and a MDoT certified Small Business Enterprise, located in the Eastern Shore Innovation Center in Cambridge, Maryland. Cambridge Federal serves government and commercial clients over five lines of business; Aeronautics, Business Consulting, Base Operations and Energy Efficiency, Information Technology and Investigation & Security. …

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Local Fabricator Expanding and Hiring

Posted on: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 @ 2:44 pm

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Patriot Steel Fabrication, Inc. (PSFI) is a steel fabricator specializing in rails and stairs located in Cambridge, Maryland. PSFI is regionally focused on Washington DC, Baltimore, and the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Delaware. However, they ship products nationwide via a common carrier. PSFI is able to assist General Contractors and the larger fabricators with their …

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Warwick Expands Services

Posted on: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 @ 2:44 pm

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Warwick Fulfillment Solutions, located in Hurlock, recently expanded its service offering to include embroidery. This new in-house service came about to support the need of some of Warwick’s ecommerce apparel customers, namely Rachel Roy.com and Tuckernuck.com.  Warwick hired an in-house embroiderer and purchased a state of the art machine. Warwick offers the embroidery service to …

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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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More than Meets the Eye

Posted on: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 @ 7:02 pm

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Focusing on re-purposed and up-cycled designs, Liv Again carries brand names, fair trade items, and home décor.  All items sold at Liv Again have a unique story and brings its own originality. Liv Again also features an open-space art gallery/bar on the second floor with pieces by original artists. The Art Bar is located on …

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Incubator Manager Hired

Posted on: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 @ 8:29 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office is pleased to welcome Steve Dolbow, the new manager of the Eastern Shore Innovation Center. As manager, Dolbow is responsible for developing programs and managing the business incubator located within the Dorchester Regional Technology Park. In addition, he is responsible for managing the “innovation network” for Dorchester County and …

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Gootee’s Marine in Branding Campaign

Posted on: Monday, December 7th, 2015 @ 8:23 pm

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Dorchester County has a rich boating heritage including boating building, skipjacks, marinas, and sailing. Rivers, creeks and the bay provide recreation as well as a living for many residents in the county. Water, it’s part of Dorchester’s identity, heritage and opportunity and for that reason the boating industry was chosen to be part of the …

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Dorchester Welcomes New Business

Posted on: Monday, October 19th, 2015 @ 7:14 pm

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After 5 years at their headquarters in Frederick, Maryland, Premier Fire Protection Services (PremFPS) opened a second location on Chesapeake Drive in Cambridge. PremFPS offers a variety of services including sprinkler systems, fire extinguishers and suppression as well as fire alarms. President, Joseph Boyle and Vice President, Robert Henneberry, Jr. opened PremFPS after noticing a …

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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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Broadband Need in Rural Areas

Posted on: Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 @ 3:35 pm

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In an effort to provide broadband to the rural areas of Dorchester County the Broadband Taskforce is asking residents to fill out a simple survey that will assist in identifying specific locations with the most need. The Dorchester County Department of Planning and Zoning has created an app where the survey can be accessed. Please …

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