Thursday, August 25, 2016

In This Issue:

New Plan Could Revive Laurel Regional Hospital »

Laurel Regional Hospital (LRH) will remain open through 2017 and likely beyond.

Local Author Expands With New Novel, Award-Winning Screenplays »

Debbi Mack’s first novel, Identity Crisis, hit the New York Times e-book bestseller list in 2011 and is the first in the Sam McRae Mystery series.

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Latest News

BizWeekly 8/23/2016

Rothstein Added to HCCC Team
The Howard County Chamber of Commerce (HCCC) has announced that Ed Rothstein (Col., Ret.) has joined its team to advance its government contracting program, GovConnects. Rothstein is familiar with government contractors, federal agencies and economic development professionals, having served as the former garrison commander at Fort Meade and as president and CEO of the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp.

Since leaving the military and public service, Rothstein has run ERA Advisory, a business development, government contracting and leadership development consulting firm, whose clients have included Bay Bank and the Howard County Economic Development Authority, among others.

Rothstein’s intent is to build on the foundation GovConnects has created during the past four years and take it to the next level. He said, “I look forward to working with Leonardo

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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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