The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Baltimore District Office is holding an Open House to showcase programs and services that can help with the development and growth of your small business. This free event will feature representatives from Federal, State and Local Government Organizations who will provide you with timely information and assistance.
- Learn about small business resources in your community
- Meet face to face with representatives in a friendly environment
The vineyard on the outskirts of Burkittsville has stories to tell.
“We’ve found musket balls here before, but never an arrowhead,” Rob Deford says as I examine the quartz relic his son Phineas has discovered in the vineyard on a sunny September morning. Its tip and edges only slightly dulled by a sojourn in the soil, the arrowhead speaks of centuries of history along the Appalachian Mountains, long before modern man decided this would be a good place to plant grapes.
Volvo Group in Hagerstown, MD shares $19M for ‘SuperTruck’ Research & Development
Under a recently awarded SuperTruck contract with the U.S. Department of Energy, Volvo Technology of America, Inc. is scheduled to receive $19M in federal funding. This will be used by the Volvo Group’s North American truck-related operations to improve the freight-moving efficiency of heavy-duty trucks while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Volvo Group makes Volvo and Mack trucks in the U.S.
Hagerstown, MD (September 30, 2011) – Evolve Composites USA, a market leader in the manufacturing of ultra lightweight concretes and polymer plastic pads, bases, piers, covers and drain guards, is expanding production to Hancock, MD. The company will be leasing the former Fleetwood travel trailer plant which was subsequently acquired by the Town of Hancock and renamed as the Stanley E.
Please click here http://www.hagerstown.org/wcba/ to nominate local businesses and business people you feel should be recognized at the 2012 Washington County Business Award. You can even nominate your own company.
The EDC co-hosts this event with the Chamber of Commerce.