Sunday, July 24, 2016

In This Issue:

Columbia Cultural Arts Center Proposed »

Noticeable change and large-scale development projects have occurred during the six years that have passed since the adoption of a 30-year master plan to redevelop Downtown Columbia.

Berman Enterprises Values Roots in Baltimore-Washington Corridor »

As Ben Berman talks about the Baltimore-Washington corridor, he thinks back on his grandfather and his uncle, Melvin J. Berman and I. Wolford Berman, who founded Berman Enterprises in 1952.


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Latest News

BizWeekly 7/19/2016

New Partnership, Vision Announced for Laurel Regional Hospital
City of Laurel Mayor Craig Moe, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker and University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) President and CEO Robert Chrencik have announced an agreement that will keep inpatient services currently offered at Laurel Regional Hospital in place through Dec. 31, 2017.

The partners also unveiled a plan to involve the community in assessing future health care needs beyond that date and revamp the hospital accordingly. The plan is contingent on the Dimensions Healthcare System being awarded a Certificate of Need to build a new regional medical center in Largo, with UMMS taking over all current Dimensions facilities following approval of the certificate.

Moe will co-chair a Strategic Planning Work Group along with UMMS Surgeon-in-Chief Stephen Bartlett to generate community input and recommendations on how to improve the delivery of health care in Laurel and Northern Prince George’s County.

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Guest Article

Buckle Up and Take a Ride on Maryland’s Scenic Byways This Summer

Maryland offers summer road trips full of charm and adventure

All you need is transportation, a great playlist and a pair of sunglasses to take a spontaneous road trip through one of Maryland’s 18 scenic byways. Whether taking a quick joyride or planning a weekend getaway, there are plenty of national and state parks, local eateries and unique exhibits to discover.

“The Maryland Office of Tourism recently released an updated guide and launched a new microsite on our website featuring detailed maps, videos and sites found along each byway,” said Liz Fitzsimmons, managing director, Division of Tourism, Film and the Arts. “With uniquely themed byways across the state, Maryland gives you a road trip that is worth the drive.”

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