Ft. Meade Procurement Successes Sought

Ft. Meade Procurement Successes Sought

Howard County’s successful Base Business Initiative put out a call this month for successful government procurement stories.

Since 2009 the BASE Business Initiative (BBI)  has focused on the mission of lending transparency to the defense contracting environment by documenting the barriers, best practices and big ideas of small businesses navigating the Fort Meade region, writes Kellyann Few, BBI…

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Sequestration Compromising Defense Innovation

Sequestration Compromising Defense Innovation

Morning Coffee is a robust blend of links to news around the internet concerning the Naval Air Station Patuxent River economic community. The opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the Leader’s owners or staff.Morning Coffee logo

Sequestration-driven budget cuts are compromising American defense innovationand the next generation of weapons and other defense products, according to Reuters.…

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Get a Science Fair Mentor

Get a Science Fair Mentor

Posted for The Patuxent Partnership

NAVAIR/NAWCAD wants to connect Engineers and Scientists in both journeyman and senior positions as Mentors for high school students who are participating in the St. Mary’s County Science and Engineering Fair.

The Mentors will help motivate the students to think critically, follow the scientific method, and give presentations as well as provide knowledge of…

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Biometrics Becomes Mainstream Security Choice

Biometrics Becomes Mainstream Security Choice

Posted for Pine Hill Technology Park

Biometrics—including fingerprint, face, iris, and voice—is a highly accurate and reliable method of identity authentication. Businesses are beginning to realize how they can benefit from biometric technologies.

Biometrics is mainstream with personal applications such as smartphone access.  And is proving neither costly nor cumbersome as the technology expands.

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Building Steam for STEAM at PaxSpace

Building Steam for STEAM at PaxSpace

Posted for The Patuxent Partnership

Something new is starting at PaxSpace over the next couple of months: Curiosity Hacked.

Curiosity Hacked is an inclusive, diverse, co-ed organization designed to support the next generation of makers, explorers, entrepreneurs, and leaders through an innovative program that blends creativity and technical skill through the study of Science, Technology,…

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War on ISIS Boosts Defense Industry

War on ISIS Boosts Defense Industry

Morning Coffee is a robust blend of links to news around the internet concerning the Naval Air Station Patuxent River economic community. The opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the Leader’s owners or staff.Morning Coffee logo

The war on ISIS is already benefiting the defense industry, specifically the makers of munitions and unmanned aircraft, reports Fortune. US military operations…

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Artsfest ’14 - “The Finest Arts Festival” in SoMd

Artsfest ’14 – “The Finest Arts Festival” in SoMd

Posted for Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center

 SOLOMONS, MD—Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons has a great line up of artists, food, and entertainment for Artsfest this year, Sept. 20 & 21, 2014, 10 am – 5 pm.

There is definitely something for everyone, young and old. Gates open at 10 am each day and parking is free. Guests will find all kinds of jewelry, ceramics,…

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Walden, Earns Coveted CARF Accreditation

Walden, Earns Coveted CARF Accreditation

Posted for Walden Behavioral Health
The multi-location organization has been providing superior treatment and support services throughout Southern Maryland for over 40 years. Its recent CARF accreditation is a testament to Walden’s commitment to excellence and ongoing improvement.

Walden, a renowned behavioral health treatment provider in Southern Maryland, has again received a 3 year CARF…

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Yes, It’s Called the Colored Troops Memorial

Yes, It’s Called the Colored Troops Memorial

Posted for Del. John Bohanan

At a recent NAACP meeting in Lexington Park, Maryland, Delegate John Bohanan described his position on the House Appropriations Committee.

He said positioned as he was on the committee that grants state funds, he was able to shepherd through bond bills on behalf of his district. One of those bills was for the Colored Troops Memorial.

“We went after some funding some…

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Resources for Parents Affected by Addiction

Resources for Parents Affected by Addiction

Are you sick of OD deaths in the news?

In your neighborhood? Among family and friends?

Do you feel alone? Afraid? Ashamed?


This is the introduction PABA (Parents Affected by Addiction) gives to its resource fair/open house designed to get HELP into the HANDS of the HURTING.

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, 4 – 8 pm, Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, 44219 Airport Rd.,…

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