The Dorchester County Council signed a proclamation affirming the week of October 27 – October 31, 2014, as Economic Development Week. Economic growth and stability affects all regions and jurisdictions of Maryland, and Dorchester County is an impo…

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The Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center (ESEC), Rural Maryland Council (RMC), and Maryland Capital Enterprises(MCE) have joined together to offer the Third Annual Eastern Shore Business Competition. According to their website, the purpose of the…

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The Dorchester County Economic Development office has sponsored a visit and partnered with Startup Maryland in rallying entrepreneurs to share their story, pitch and encourage economic growth in the county. Touring approximately 20 days, Startup M…

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Maryland Capital Enterprises (MCE) encourages and nurtures entrepreneurs to grow on the Eastern Shore. Honoring the entrepreneurial spirit of business men and women here on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, MCE announced their call for nominations for the …

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In an effort to increase veteran hiring in the state of Maryland, a 100-day challenge for employers to recruit veterans has been created. Operation Hire stared started June 1 and ends September 9, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. Recognition will be given to the e…

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Lindy’s Seafood, a family owned and operated business located in Woolford, MD, offers crabs, shrimp, oysters and more. In business for 40 years, Lindy’s Seafood seasonally employs 50 people. Staying current with marketing and advertising trends, …

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Salisbury University held its Annual Entrepreneurial Competition on April 11, 2014. Open to currently enrolled students, the business students started the day with the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) poster competition. Fifte…

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The 2014 Annual Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) Conference will be held at the Chesapeake Bay Hyatt Regency from April 27-30. The weekend long event will bring together Maryland’s economic development professionals to focus on this…

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Owner of Sur Jeudi, Ashley Banks opened her specialty children’s boutique on Poplar Street last November with the support of her husband Jamaal Washington. Since then, she has not only developed her retail store but has also used her store as a pla…

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More than 100 people gathered at Suicide Bridge Restaurant on Monday, December 9 for the 2013 Inaugural Dorchester County Small Business Awards. Thousands of sparkling lights transformed the Christmas-festooned glass-walled event space into a winter…

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