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Readers will hear from:
Kate Hetherington  Mary Jordan  Aaron Holmes 
Cindi Mitchell Larry Twele Soo Park Jimmy Rhee 
Anne Brinker Stacie Hunt Minah Woo Calvin Ball 
BGE awarded 88 small businesses located within BGE’s service area $20,000 grants through its Energizing Small Business Grants program. Learn more
The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, will hold its 38th annual Spring Party virtually on Thursday, May 27, at 6 p.mFind out more
The Cordish Companies’ Live! Casino & Hotel Richmond proposal was selected by the City of Richmond, Va., to advance as one of two finalists in a bid to bring a resort casino to the city. The company’s proposal is based on such metrics as the company’s track record and experience, job creation, tax revenues and community impacts for the city. See the details
The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), of Laurel, and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands, have signed a memorandum of understanding, officially establishing a transatlantic collaboration between the two organizations that has been developing for nearly a decade. Find out more
Four student entrepreneurs each were awarded $10,000 in seed money during Anne Arundel Community College’s (AACC) annual Business Pitch Competition, which was held virtually April 29. More info
Columbia-based Ambu, a medical device maker of single-use endoscopes, has received Health Canada clearance for the aScope 4 Cysto, the company’s innovative flexible cystoscope platform for urology.  More info
Led by increases in car and light truck volumes, the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s state-owned, public marine terminals continued to show strong recovery in March compared to figures from 2020 in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
Government News
Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and Anne Arundel County Attorney Greg Swain announced that the county filed suit in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court to hold more than two dozen fossil fuel companies accountable for costs the county is incurring to survive the consequences of climate change.
The Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission, a nonpartisan commission created by Gov. Larry Hogan to draw fair and representative legislative and congressional district maps for the 2022 elections, will hold its first virtual public meeting on Wednesday, May 5, between 7 and 8 p.m. Read about it
CBF's Baker to retire
Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) President William Baker is preparing to retire. More info
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