Anne Arundel Launches Micro Grants for Ida Disaster Recovery

Yesterday, County Executive Steuart Pittman and the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) launched the Disaster Recovery Micro Grant Program (DRMGP) to help local businesses recover from damages caused by Tropical Storm Ida.  The DRMPG will provide grants of up to $5,000 to Anne Arundel County businesses that experienced damage and pause in operations caused by the September tropical storm and tornado. The program is funded with $25,000 from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD…

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Anne Arundel Announces Disaster Recovery Micro Grant Program

Grants of up to $5,000 available to Anne Arundel County businesses affected by Tropical Storm Ida Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) today announced the launch of the Disaster Recovery Micro Grant Program (DRMGP) to help businesses recover from the tropical storm and tornado that struck the region on Wednesday, September 1. “We are extremely thankful that the tornado did not lead to any loss of life…

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Winter #MACoCon Details Are Here – View the Registration Brochure!

MACo’s Winter Conference, “Time to Reboot: Tomorrow’s Tech Today,” on Dec 8-10, 2021, will bring together more than 600 leaders in the private and public sectors to discuss how to prepare for the changes on the horizon in Maryland.  View the Registration Brochure to see the full schedule, along with session titles and descriptions. Topics to be discussed include: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Cannabis Broadband Social Media 2022 General Assembly Opioids Post-Pandemic Workplace Highway User Revenue…

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SBA Disaster Assistance for MD Businesses and Residents Affected by Tropical Storm Ida Now Available

Maryland businesses and residents affected by the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida on Aug. 31 through Sept. 4, may now apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  Details on the loan program are now available, following a recent announcement from Governor Larry Hogan that $4 million in SBA loans will be provided for the state under a SBA disaster declaration for the region. The disaster declaration covers Anne Arundel, Cecil and Montgomery…

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Baltimore County to Launch Online Permitting Platform

Baltimore County today announced the first phase of its transition from paper to online permit applications, in the latest effort to more efficiently and effectively serve residents. Beginning November 1, applicants for building, electrical, grading, plumbing, stormwater management, and other construction permits will submit applications and all related information online. The County will also use its online platform to schedule construction inspections. “We hold ourselves to the highest standards of customer service, and this is…

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University of Maryland Shore Regional Health Launches Mobile Wellness Team

On Monday, October 11th, the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center introduced four new members of its new Mobile Wellness Team. The Mobile Wellness Team will help meet the health care needs of Kent and northern Queen Anne's county residents. It will be charged with visiting trusted community sites, including firehouses, places of worship, residential care facilities, community organizations and other social centers and also will serve patients and families in their home settings. Team staff…

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Maryland HBCUs Partner with BGE on $600K in STEM Scholarships

BGE has partnered with three historically Black universities in Maryland -- Coppin State University, Bowie State University, and Morgan State University -- to provide a combined $600K in scholarships to students in STEM majors. The three schools will each receive a $200,000 total grant, of which $150,000 will fund $10,000 scholarships to 15 full-time STEM majors through the BGE Scholars Program. The additional $50,000 will be used for “persistence grants” available to any student to cover…

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Cecil Opens Second Round of Online Sales & Telework Grants

The Cecil County Office of Economic Development is accepting applications for a second round of the County’s Online Sales & Telework Grant to help local businesses establish or expand online sales and telework. “Thankfully, our small businesses have done a tremendous job weathering COVID. However, many are still in recovery mode,” said County Executive Danielle Hornberger. “This grant will continue to support recovery by helping our businesses cover some of their expenses related to online…

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Hogan Announces Plans for Baltimore City Treatment Center

On October 8th, Governor Larry Hogan announced next steps for the Baltimore Therapeutic Treatment Center, which will be housed within a redeveloped Baltimore City Pretrial Complex. The Department of General Services issued a request for proposal (RFP) to assist in the Center's development. The Baltimore Therapeutic Treatment Center is intended to provide mental health and substance use treatment services and care to nonviolent offenders upon entry into the criminal justice system. It is estimated to take 10…

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MD Chamber of Commerce Names New President & CEO

Today, the Maryland Chamber of Commerce announced Mary D. Kane as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective October 11, 2021. Kane has an extensive background leading state, federal, and global organizations, most recently at the U.S. State Department as Director of the National Museum of American Diplomacy. An attorney, she served as Secretary of State in Maryland from 2003-2007 and as Executive Director at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce from 2008-2011. “I am honored…

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