Wednesday, March 1, 2017

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Marriottsville Stone Quarry Turns Corner »

Few people look at a hole in the ground and see opportunity. However, Chuck Lewis and his partners thought they could make it work.

You Don’t Know the Power of Dark Social »

What is dark social, really?

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Latest News

Freshly to Open Facility in Howard, Plans to Add 500 Jobs
The gourmet, ready-to-eat meal delivery service Freshly will be opening its first East Coast facility in Howard County in the fall of 2017, adding 500 jobs during the next two years. The company will be locating in a 171,000-square-foot facility at 8704 Bollman Place, Savage.

“After searching the region we determined that Howard County would be an ideal location to expand our services to the East Coast,” said Michael Wystrach, CEO of Freshly. “After seeing all the food processing and distribution resources already located here, it made sense to me that we would want to be where we can get the freshest foods for our clients.”

Freshly’s meals are delivered fresh, never frozen, are free of gluten and processed sugars, and are made with all-natural products. The company also directs a focus to sustainability, as its products are shipped using recycled denim instillation, recyclable containers and are portion-controlled to help minimize food waste.

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Guest Article

Everything You Need to Know About a Will, But Haven’t Thought to Ask

By John E. Day

Everyone knows the importance of preparing and maintaining a will — yet, many people have never written one.
To those who haven’t, take note: If you die intestate (without a will), the intestacy laws of the state where you reside will determine how your assets will be distributed. And if minor children are involved, a judge may decide with whom they will live.
On the other hand, if you take the time to prepare a will, you’ll be the one who determines how your property is distributed and who will care for your minor children when you’re gone. Simply put, a will is one way that provides peace of mind and the immense satisfaction of knowing that you have taken the necessary steps to pass on the fruits of your life’s labor to your loved ones.

What Is a Will?
A will is a legal declaration that enables you to direct the disposition of your assets upon your death. You can divide your assets any way you want, as long as guidelines are presented clearly in writing.

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