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January 31, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hagerstown, MD (January 25, 2012) – On Tuesday, February 7, 2012, Washington County Government will hold two showings of the State of the County Presentation.    The theme of the video presentation is “Moving @ the Speed of Business,” and will highlight accomplishments and...
January 25, 2012
Don’t miss Comedian and Motivational Speaker David Ferrell at the 13th Annual Washington County Business Awards! For over 20 years, comedian and speaker David Ferrell has shown audiences that comedy can be clean and funny! In addition to his uproarious tales about everyday life, David delights...
January 24, 2012
(Hagerstown, Md.)— The Continuing Education and Community Services Division at Hagerstown Community College is once again partnering with the Hagerstown chapter of SCORE to offer a new small business seminar series, “Simple Steps for Growing Your Business.” Specially designed to assist small...
January 19, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: 1/19/2012 Maryland Rural Enterprise Development Center to Co-Sponsors "Food for Profit" Class on February 28 in Boonsboro, MD Have you ever been told that your favorite homemade bread, or salsa, is “good enough to sell?” Do you have additional fruit or vegetables from...
January 19, 2012
By BRIEN POFFENBERGER A letter to the Editor in the January 18, 2012 Herald-Mail   Ask the folks in economic development what success looks like, and they are quick to tell you: Current employers hold the key to job creation. Help existing businesses succeed, they say, and we win twice over. First...
January 19, 2012
Leaders from Hagerstown and Washington County attended a day–long business forum at the White House in Washington, DC on Wednesday, January 18, 2012. The forum, hosted by the White House Business Council, follows a series of meetings around the country in which members of the administration asked...
January 6, 2012
Hagerstown, MD (January 6, 2012) – The Hagerstown-Washington County Industrial Foundation, Inc. (CHIEF) is seeking proposals from qualified firms with relevant and demonstrable experience for the development of a Strategic Economic Development Plan for Washington County and the City of Hagerstown...
January 6, 2012
Hagerstown, MD – January 6, 2012 Lehigh Phoenix, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Visant Corporation, has recently announced the expansion of its state of the art complex in Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland.  The company, which originally relocated to Washington County in 1992, is a leading...
January 4, 2012
The business incubator at Hagerstown Community College (HCC) has adopted a new name to better reflect its evolving purpose and mission.  Since opening in 1994, the incubator has operated under the name Technical Innovation Center (TIC).  Starting in Jan. 2012, the incubator will now be named "The...
December 12, 2011
For Immediate Release New Business to Hold Official Grand Opening in Hancock; Blue Goose Fruit Market and Bakery to Host Ribbon Cutting Friday Dec. 16 at 10am (Hancock, MD) -- There's a new business in Hancock, Maryland, and it's already attracting attention and rave reviews. The Blue Goose...
December 9, 2011
  DH WEB is now a Google Engage for Agencies Partner.  To celebrate the Holiday Season, they are offering clients $100 in Free Google AdWords Advertising. Google Engage for Agencies is a program designed to provide digital agencies and search engine professionals the tools and training to help ...
December 6, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hagerstown, MD (December 6, 2011) – The Washington County Business Awards Committee is proud to announce the finalists for their Thirteenth Annual “Academy Awards” style-event which will be held on Wednesday, February 29th at the Hager Hall Grand Ballroom in Hagerstown,...
December 5, 2011
HAGERSTOWN, Md., Dec. 5, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- DocuTrac, Inc., a leading developer of software for the behavioral health industry, announced today the launch of a new Implementation Portal for their growing base of QuicDoc Enterprise clients. Jim Miller, Director of Quality Control and Compliance...
December 1, 2011
Join Governor Martin O'Malley, Industry Leaders, Business Owners & Policy-Makers Hear from respected thought, business and policy leaders about the steps necessary to improve the economic climate in Maryland and nationally. Understand what a recent statewide survey of business owners revealed...
December 1, 2011
8:59 PM EST, November 29, 2011 The Washington County Board of Commissioners Tuesday approved funding for two Hagerstown Regional Airport projects. The commissioners agreed to spend $70,000 on an environmental assessment of all remaining sites in the airport’s northwest quadrant. The study is...
December 1, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PELHAM, AL -- Expansion Solutions Magazine recently announced its Fifth Annual “Top Five” Awards of Excellence.  These awards recognize economic development organizations which have shown exceptional progress and potential in the area of development – by successfully...
November 29, 2011
Company Hosts a Board of County Commissioners/Economic Development Commission Plant Visit on November 22nd Hagerstown, MD (November 29, 2011) - Parker Plastics, Inc., a privately-held company that manufactures custom packaging and containers, is expanding its current operations located in the Baer...
November 28, 2011
News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Clear Spring, MD) -- Knob Hall Winery, located near Clear Spring, Maryland, which recently won several awards at the Maryland Wine Festival, just received a "Best of Show" award. The winery’s Chambourcin was selected as the best wine, by 42 certified wine...
November 22, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2011                                                                                                                                CARDIN, MIKULSKI APPLAUD NEW FUNDING TO BRING JOBS, HIGH-TECH INDUSTRY TO WESTERN MD WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and...
November 15, 2011
Potomac Edison offers the following incentives to its non-residential customers: T-8 Rebates of $15.20 for each existing lighting fixture converted/replaced to T-8 with electronic ballast. T-5 Rebates of $25 for each existing lighting fixture converted/replaced with T-5 lighting fixture. LED Exit...

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