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March 23, 2012
Governor's Commission on Small Business Town Hall Meeting April 23, 2012 | 10 a.m - 1p.m. The Weinberg Center for the Arts | 20 West Patrick Street Frederick, MD Dialogue directly with State Agency leaders and Economic Development Experts Discuss ways for government and the business community to...
March 22, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 22, 2012 HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces new, nonstop jet service between Hagerstown, Md., and Orlando, Fla., via Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB), will begin May 25, 2012. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will...
March 21, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL AIRPORT TO ANNOUCE NEW AIR SERVICE Formal announcement to be made in the Airport Terminal on Thursday WHO: Representative, The Washington County Board of County Commissioners Phil Ridenour, Hagerstown Regional Airport Director WHAT: Hagerstown Regional...
March 13, 2012
Build Your Export Business:  Washington County Seminar • Discover various Federal, State and County export-related resources • Hear from successful exporters and experts • Learn how to help your business become export-ready March 20th, 2012   9:00 –   9:30   Arrival/coffee/breakfast/...
March 8, 2012
Build Your Export Business:  Washington County Seminar • Discover various Federal, State and County export-related resources • Hear from successful exporters and experts • Learn how to help your business become export-ready March 20th, 2012 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Potomac Edison Corporate...
February 27, 2012
February 25, 2012, Herald-Mail | By JULIE E. GREENE The center of what once was the Martin’s Food Market at Fountainhead Plaza sat empty for more than three years before it was demolished this winter to make way for a new free-standing office building that could open by the end of this year. The...
February 22, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      February 22, 2012 MIKULSKI, CARDIN ANNOUNCE $50,000 TO EXPAND BROADBAND INTERNET ACCESS IN WASHINGTON CO. WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) today announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded a $50,000...
February 22, 2012
Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded a $50,000 grant for the Washington County Board of Commissioners’ broadband impact study. Currently, 79 percent of Washington County lacks adequate broadband Internet service because incumbent service providers have not invested the financial...
February 21, 2012
Important Event: Introducing Enhanced EmPower Maryland Business Customer Rebate Programs Potomac Edison has just released its new energy efficiency program. Be the first to learn about these new incentives.  Learn directly from Potomac Edison program representatives how to maximize your energy...
February 20, 2012
BusinessUSA.gov has just been launched.  The desire for a one stop shop where information about available federal programs can be found without having to waste time and resources navigating the federal bureaucracy is now here.  BusinessUSA is a platform to access services needed to grow a firm and...
February 20, 2012
MARYLAND TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT HIRE VETERANS  Tax Incentive as High as $9,600 Per Veteran Maryland businesses that are looking to take advantage of the expanded Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is now available to businesses and certain tax-exempt organizations that hire eligible...
February 16, 2012
A new Dollar General Store opened February 1st within the town limits of Williamsport.  The store will be holding a "Grand Opening" all day this Saturday, February 18th.  Stop in to see the new store and welcome them to the area.
February 15, 2012
Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce & the Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission Cordially Invite You to the 13th Annual Washington County Business Awards. Join us for an evening honoring Washington County Businesses. Event: 13th Annual Washington County...
February 10, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 9, 2012 (Hagerstown, Md.)--The Technical Innovation Center at Hagerstown Community College recently announced that its client, B&D Consulting, Inc., has been added to the NSA Set-Aside for Small Business (NSETS) II prime contract awarded to LG-TEX. This contract is...
February 8, 2012
On Thursday, February 16 at 11:00 A.M. EST, the U.S. Commercial Service in Baltimore will host a webinar on short and medium term export sales opportunities in the Nordic region, featuring U.S. Ambassador to Sweden Mark Francis Brzezinski and Senior Commercial Officer Frank Carrico from the U.S....
February 8, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2012 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) today said the change in the Essential Air Service subsidy contained in the reauthorization of the FAA bill will give Hagerstown Regional Airport a “good chance to keep the subsidy” for Cape Air’s commuter flights...
February 8, 2012
February 7, 2012 HAGERSTOWN At morning event, board responds to questions about stadium, commercial air service, and other topics By HEATHER KEELS  The Washington County Board of Commissioners Tuesday stressed its commitment to helping existing businesses expand as they fielded questions from...
February 7, 2012
Tox Path Specialists, LLC will be graduating from the Technical Innovation Center (TIC) at Hagerstown Community College (HCC), the County's hi-tech business incubator.  The company first began operations  in the TIC in May 2008 and has created 17 new jobs for Washington County biotech professionals...
February 7, 2012
The SBA recently announced several new online courses focused on helping small business owners understand and become government contractors.    Government Contracting Classroom - New Online Training Resource SBA has three new online training courses meant to help small businesses interested in...
February 6, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 6, 2012 (Hagerstown, Md.)-- The Technical Innovation Center at Hagerstown Community College is pleased to announce that its client, B & D Consulting, Inc., was recognized at the 2012 Baltimore SmartCEO/Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Future 50 Awards. The Future 50...

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