Business News
VSC Fire & Security has signed a lease with St. John Properties for 20,207 square feet of space at 805 Pinnacle Drive, intending to relocate approximately 35 office and 65 field employees from Jessup in early 2021. Read more
The Military Bowl, which was to have been played on Dec. 28 in Annapolis at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, has been canceled after too many teams opted not to play in bowl games this season. Learn more
Columbia-based cybersecurity investment firm Gula Tech Adventures has started a foundation that will support nonprofit cyber organizations by awarding $1 million in competitive grants several times annually. See the details
The Department of the Army recently announced the winners of the 2020 Army Community Partnership Awards, including the Central Maryland Chamber (CMC). Find out more
University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) Entrepreneurship Club is a new organization developed to motivate business-minded men and women to creatively embrace their entrepreneurial spirit, lead confidently, think critically and be financially perceptive. Read about it
Howard Community College Educational Foundation, Inc. (HCCEF) Executive Director Missy Mattey announced the board officers for fiscal years 2021 and 2022. See who
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Government News
In November, the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) final rule (85 Fed. Reg. 66146) took effect to eliminate a separate 8(a) Mentor Protégé Program in favor of consolidating it in the All-Small Mentor-Protégé Program. Read more
The following information is regarding awarded contracts can be used to develop prime contractor, subcontractor and teaming partner relationships on these and other opportunities. See them
Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, whose Maryland district is home to the National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Cyber Command, is warning Pentagon leaders not to pursue reported efforts to split the agencies’ leadership. Read the details
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced Jack Kavanagh, director of the Department of Corrections, is retiring after 18 years of service to the county and more than four decades of public service in the correctional field. Learn more
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball launched the “StayCOVIDSafe” campaign to amplify public health messaging during the holidays and winter months. More
Howard County joined the State of Maryland in December to release additional emergency COVID relief funding for businesses and support programs. Details
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December 29, 2020