Posts Tagged ‘Reale Revival Brewing’

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Conference

Posted on: Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 @ 6:51 pm

Tubman Mosaic

The 2015 Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Confer­ence will take place June 5 and 6 at Chesapeake College in Cambridge. Focusing on Harriet Tubman and the waterways used in Dorchester County, the annual conference aims to edu­cate attendees on Tubman and the network of people who helped slaves escape the region. Accomplished actor, writer, and producer …

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Value-Added Agriculture is Regional Effort

Posted on: Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 @ 4:01 pm

harvest Directory

Agriculture is the leading industry on the Eastern Shore encompassing the majority of Maryland’s farms. The Upper Shore’s Harvest Directory aims to preserve our land and the rural character of our region by encouraging resi­dents to sustain this valuable industry. The directo­ry is ex­panding to include Dorchester County and become a more regional resource. Upper …

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MD House & Garden Pilgrimage Visits Dorchester

Posted on: Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 @ 3:20 pm

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The 2015 Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage (MHGP) is planned for this Saturday, May 9. The tour will include stops in East New Market and Cambridge. The Chicone Village Longhouse and Garden at Handsell, Huntington Residence, Choptank River Lighthouse, Haller Garden, and Summer Inn are just a few of the named stops on the tour. …

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Building Sustainable Working Waterfronts

Posted on: Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 @ 2:52 pm


The Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Chesapeake and Coastal Service (CCS) will host a Working Waterfronts Exchange on Thursday, June 18, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Although attendance is free and open to the public, space is lim­ited and registration is required. Nicole Carlozo, natural resource planner with DNR, said, “The Working …

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New Clothing Store Features Formal Wear

Posted on: Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 @ 1:44 pm

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Perfect Image Fashions special­izes in men and women’s dress clothes. Showcasing beautiful dresses and suits perfect for your Sunday best or an evening out. Tuxedo rentals and tailoring are also available to provide the perfect fit for their customers. Owners Elder Rod and Pastor Porter have always had a love for clothing and design. This …

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An Investment in the Future

Posted on: Monday, April 13th, 2015 @ 6:12 pm

Meda squared

This year’s Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) spring conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa & Marina on April 26 – 28, 2015.  The 2015 MEDA Annual Conference will bring together thoughtful and accomplished leaders for a provocative discussion about how to change the narrative for economic development deliverables …

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Entrepreneurs Only Free Workshop

Posted on: Monday, April 13th, 2015 @ 6:04 pm

TEDCO Squared

Join the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) on April 29 for an entrepreneurs only free workshop.  Learn how to prepare a powerful application for TEDCO’s Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF) and Cybersecurity Investment Fund (CIF) flagship funding programs. Last year, TEDCO announced it received funding from the state to support its new CIF program.  The fund …

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Resources for Small Business Owners

Posted on: Monday, April 13th, 2015 @ 5:44 pm

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Along with April comes tax deadlines. Complying with federal tax laws may seem overwhelming at times, but there are resources available for small business owners.  The IRS provides all types of information and even has a virtual workshop to help small business owners and the self-employed understand, and meet, their federal obligations. The information provided …

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SelectUSA Wrap Up

Posted on: Monday, April 13th, 2015 @ 5:35 pm

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Dorchester County Economic Development (DCED) recently attended the second annual 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit at the National Harbor in Prince George’s County, Md.  The sold-out summit brought investor delegations from all over the world, domestic and international businesses,global CEOs, senior U.S. leaders, and economic development organizations. At the trade show, economic development organizations shared ideas …

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Campaign Shows Face of Rural MD

Posted on: Monday, April 13th, 2015 @ 5:34 pm


The Rural Maryland Foundation’s purpose is to support efforts of citizens and governments to meet the economic and social needs of rural Maryland.  They recently traveled the state promoting their ASPIRE campaign and spent four days asking rural residents their aspirations for their communities.  The foundation made a short video from their unscripted responses and …

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Haythe Named in Maryland’s Top 100

Posted on: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 @ 4:09 pm

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Congratulations to Keasha Haythe, director of Dorchester County Economic Development, and Nicole Robertson-Van Schaik, president of The Robertson Group, for winning spots in The Daily Record’s 2015 listing of Maryland’s Top 100 Women. Haythe was awarded 40 Under 40 in 2012, and Robertson-Van Schaik was a recipient of the 2014 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award. …

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Dorchester to Attend Investment Summit

Posted on: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 @ 3:54 pm


The Dorchester County Economic Development (DCED) Office will be attending the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington D.C. this month.  To date, over 80 countries and 26 ambassadors, who will lead delegations of foreign investors, are registered to attend the summit.  DCED will have the chance to network with global investors.  Also in attendance will …

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Tech Company Opens in Cambridge

Posted on: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 @ 3:37 pm

Group Z

Group Z, Inc. recently opened its new principal office in downtown Cambridge. Group Z provides full system development life cycle (SDLC) services, with a core focus in application development and project management.  Additional services include hardware maintenance, network and help desk support. Customers and partners have relied on Group Z’s expertise and experience in delivering …

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Brief Economic Facts is Valuable Tool

Posted on: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 @ 3:20 pm

Brief Economic Facts, 2015

Did you know that Dorchester County is one of the largest land/water mass counties in Maryland?  Have you ever wondered who the major employers are in the county or what the hourly-wage rates are for select occupations?  The newly updated Brief Economic Facts report created by the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) …

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New ENM Structural Welding Company

Posted on: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 @ 3:09 pm

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Dorchester County welcomes new business Aledak Metalwork’s, Inc.  They specialize in the fabrication of structural steel, steel erection, and other miscellaneous metals such as stairs and handrails.  Aledak is a minority-owned, full-service shop located in East New Market. Owners Stephanie and Donald D. Robbins have lived in Dorchester County all their lives and have 20 …

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