Tuesday, November 29, 2011

USDA Funding Assistance Available for Businesses Affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee

Senator Benjamin Cardin announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved 2011 disaster designations for several counties in Maryland, including Frederick County. Any business who suffered a loss during Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee may be eligible for USDA disaster funding assistance.

Please visit http://fsa.usda.gov/FSA/stateoffapp?mystate=md&area=home&subject=landing&topic=landing for more information.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

2011 Business Appreciation Week Report Now Available

As part of OED's annual Business Appreciation Week, a key annual business retention event, a total of 108 business were visited by 69 ambassadors. The top positive comments heard from businesses related to location, quality of life, growth and education system. For the complete report, please click here.