The Spending Affordability Advisory Committee appointed by Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman (R) delivered a 16-page report last month, detailing suggestions to ensure the county will maintain its fiscal integrity during the next five years.
Six of Anne Arundel County’s 15 delegates are new this year, including the youngest delegate, Meagan Simonaire, 24, who is also part of the first ever father-daughter team with her father, Sen. Bryan Simonaire.
HC DrugFree and the Howard County Police Department are teaming up to hold the next Drug Take Back Day, scheduled for Saturday, April 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at nine locations throughout the county.
Forum for Women in Government Contracting a Hit
“Confidence is 25%-50% genetic,” said Claire Shipman, co-author of Womenomics and The Confidence Code, explaining how research shows that men come by their confidence “honestly,” while many women need to be prodded in order to gain the confidence they need to succeed.
The go-to federal contract vehicle in the past has always been the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Multiple-Award Schedules program. It had been consistently used by defense and civilian agencies to purchase services and products from large and small businesses alike.
Can we avoid talking about the Apple Watch? Probably not, as it stands out as a truly spectacular example of a ridiculously expensive product being sold to ridiculously pretentious people for ridiculous reasons.
Every successful business incorporates ethics into its decision making. Here’s how your organization can apply the universal standards of right or wrong into daily operations.
I’m not talking about the Italian flag here. I’m talking about going green when it comes to making wine. Like many other industries, winemakers see the value of environmentally responsible production practices. Producers worldwide are moving toward, or are already growing, grapes and making wine with green principles in mind.
The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) has announced the speaker lineup for the first Ignite Howard County event scheduled for April 13. Twelve speakers were selected for the inaugural event, which will take place at Jailbreak Brewing Company, in Laurel. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
As she contemplated her path to becoming an entrepreneur, Sonja Hines admitted that it wasn’t always clear that she would own a thriving business one day. “I always had dreams of doing ‘something else,’” she reflected. “I hadn’t envisioned this.”