Local News
Columbia-based Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer experience management company, has signed a Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Amazon Web Services. Find out more
Glen Burnie-based Vision Technologies, a network integrator, announced a financial solution for unanticipated return-to-work investments. See the details
The Hilb Group, of Richmond, Va., has acquired Annapolis-based Insurance Solutions Inc., a full-service employee benefits agency. Learn more
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the region’s largest nonprofit health care company, and the University of Maryland Medical System announced a new five-year partnership to address access and quality of care for the state’s most vulnerable populations. Read about it
Lee & Associates | Maryland has brokered a lease with Brookfield Christian School for 5,432 square feet of space within 5890 Cedar Lane, a free-standing, single-story building in Columbia. Find out more
Planet Fitness will hold a week-long grand opening celebration at its new Columbia location in Dobbin Center. Learn more
The Central Maryland Chamber (CMC) honored 26 public servants during its annual Spirit of Community Awards held on Oct. 19. See the winners
The Columbia Treatment Center (CTC), a leading provider of clinical support for adults and adolescents struggling with substance use and mental health, has added Robert “Bob” Barry, Jr. and Steven Adler as managing partners and members of the company’s board. Read it
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Government News
This information regarding awarded contracts can be used to develop prime contractor, subcontractor and teaming partner relationships on these and other opportunities. See them
Wayne Sternberger, a systems engineer at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), signed a licensing agreement with APL’s Tech Transfer Office for his newly formed company, BLOCKsynop. Find out more
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced Troy Park as the county’s site preference for High School No. 14, which is considered the most environmentally friendly location. Details
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October 20, 2020