Posts Tagged ‘Reale Revival Brewing’

ESIC Celebrates First Year

Posted on: Friday, February 17th, 2017 @ 1:56 pm

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2016 has been a banner year for the Eastern Shore Innovation Center (ESIC). In the first year the ESIC, launched 11 new businesses with exciting growth potential. They have added 27 new jobs since opening and forecast 100 new technology-based jobs by 2019. ESIC companies are: -Cambridge Federal, a Dell reseller, LiveScan provider and consultant in Security, Base …

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HUBZone Workshop

Posted on: Thursday, February 16th, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development office will hold a HUBZone workshop on February 23, 2017 from 11-1 P.M. The workshop will focus on leveraging certification for companies that are already certified and will highlight how to obtain certification. To learn more about the workshop please email Susan Banks at sbanks@choosedorchester.org.

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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

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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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Congratulations on Expansion

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

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Congratulations to Patriot Steel Fabrication on its recent expansion. Owner, Nathan Uncapher purchased the former Camtec property in Church Creek and has relocated his business to the larger site. Patriot Steel Fabrication, Inc. (PSFI) is a steel fabricator and erector of structural steel as well as stairs and rails. PSFI is  regionally focused on Washington DC, Baltimore, and …

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Community Investment Tax Credits

Posted on: Monday, December 12th, 2016 @ 9:14 pm

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The MEDA Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Foundation has received an award of $15,000 in Community Investment Tax Credits from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.  As the result of an annual competitive process, the Community Investment Tax Credit program awards 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations allocations of Maryland tax credits to …

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Small Business Starts Reading Program -Volunteers Welcome

Posted on: Monday, December 12th, 2016 @ 9:08 pm

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Omeaka Jackson moved back to the community and opened Harvesting Hope, a Behavioral Health and Youth & Family Development organization. Harvesting Hope assists with building stronger and healthier families through education, counseling and mentoring through varies services and partnerships with other community agencies, schools, and churches.  Omeaka is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) with the National …

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Black Gold Farms Company Profile

Posted on: Monday, December 12th, 2016 @ 9:05 pm

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Black Gold Farms located Rhodesdale, Maryland has been a part of the community since 2009. Black Gold has about 12 employees year round with approximately 50 more employees during the peak season that runs from June to September. Black Gold leases 1700 acres of farm land in Dorchester County and sell their potatoes to Frito …

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Mid-Shore Board of Realtors Announce Essay Contest

Posted on: Monday, December 12th, 2016 @ 9:04 pm

Essay Winners

The Mid-Shore Board of REALTORS (MSBR) will hold their annual essay contest for high school students who live in Caroline, Dorchester and Talbot Counties. In 2016 two Dorchester County students, Mya Woods, and Emory S. Wongus were awarded for their essays.  The first-place essay receives a check for $500.00; second place is $200 and third …

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Jobs, Training, And Workforce Resources

Posted on: Monday, December 12th, 2016 @ 8:59 pm

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Looking for a job? There are several job openings in Dorchester County and the surrounding areas. Employers in Dorchester County alone have listed over 1800 jobs in the last 60 days on the Maryland Workforce Exchange. A total of 349 separate job orders covering 1860 different positions were entered in the months of October and …

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Start-up Awarded Major Federal Contract

Posted on: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 @ 5:43 pm

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Cambridge Federal (CF) is a technology-based certified SBA HUBZone, Veteran Owned Small Business, and a MDoT Small Business Enterprise (SBE) located in Cambridge Maryland. CF announced that it was awarded a 5-year General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 70 contract, with 3 five year options. In fiscal year 2015, GSA Schedule 70 processed a total of …

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Special Programs to Honor Veteran’s Day

Posted on: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 @ 4:35 pm

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The Dorchester Center for the Arts (DCA) will present two special programs in November to honor Veteran’s Day. Activities include a photography exhibit by Adjutant General James A. Adkins and a concert by the United States Air Force (USAF) Heritage Brass Band. Adjutant General Adkins will have an individual show of his photography work in …

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MD’s Government Contracting Guide

Posted on: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 @ 4:34 pm

Maryland Contracting Guide

Maryland’s Government Contracting Guide has recently been updated. This comprehensive resource includes insight into the contracting process as well as step-by-step instructions that will help companies submit bids that win contracts. The guide specifically outlines how to: Define and present their capabilities Find the right contact at a federal installation, laboratory or agency in Maryland …

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S.T.E.A.M. Lights On Celebration

Posted on: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 @ 4:34 pm

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Lights On Afterschool, a national initiative to highlight the importance of quality after school programs, was celebrated Thursday, October 20, 2016 hosted by 21st Century Community Learning Centers’ S.T.E.A.M. Program Manager, Terrell Sample for Dorchester County Public Schools. Participating schools opened their doors to families and the public to highlight S.T.E.A.M.’s community partners and showcase …

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Rural Economic Development Session

Posted on: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 @ 4:19 pm

MEDA Rual Session

The MEDA Foundation, Inc. presents the Mid & Upper Shore Rural Economic Development Session in partnership with Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Caroline, Talbot and Dorchester Counties. Elected and appointed officials and government staff are invited to join us for this one-day session that will include presentations by public and private sector economic development leaders. The dialogue will provide an …

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National Veterans Small Business Week

Posted on: Friday, October 14th, 2016 @ 4:57 pm

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October 31- November 4, the Small Business Administration (SBA) will celebrate National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW) 2016. The SBA works with resource partners to provide information for veteran entrepreneurs to start their own businesses. The SBA encourages veteran business owners to share their small business success stories and asks local communities to demonstrate appreciation …

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TEDCO’s 6th Annual Entrepreneur Expo

Posted on: Friday, October 14th, 2016 @ 4:56 pm

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Don’t miss this once a year opportunity to accelerate your business growth. The Eastern Shore Innovation Center, in partnership with hotDesks, is providing bus transportation to the TEDCO 2016 Entrepreneur Expo.  Don’t miss this opportunity to turbo charge your business. Please visit  hotdesks.org/Entrepreneur-Expo to register for the bus transportation and get a discount ticket to the …

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Congratulations to Sandy Hill Elementary

Posted on: Friday, October 14th, 2016 @ 4:56 pm

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Congratulations to Sandy Hill Elementary School for being the first elementary school in Dorchester County to participate and publish in Maryland EXCELS! EXCELS is a quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) that recognizes quality in early childhood and school-age programs in Maryland. Child care and school age programs are eligible to participate. Maryland EXCELS recognizes …

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2017 Kathleen A. P. Mathias Agriculture Energy Efficiency Program

Posted on: Friday, October 14th, 2016 @ 3:34 pm

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MEA is pleased to announce the launch of the FY2017 Kathleen A. P. Mathias Agriculture Energy Efficiency Program to support energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in the agriculture sector. MEA will provide grants up to $150,000 on a competitive basis to farms/businesses in the agricultural sector. Eligible projects include energy efficiency measures and renewable …

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October is Manufacturing Month

Posted on: Friday, October 14th, 2016 @ 3:28 pm

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October is Manufacturing Month! Manufacturing is considered the backbone of economic growth and provides over 100,000 jobs statewide. Over the past five years manufacturing employment numbers have risen in Dorchester County.  According to Maryland’s Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW), the first quarter of 2012 showed an average of 1,962 manufacturing jobs in the …

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