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What's Fun, What's Featured in St. Mary's
49th Annual St. Mary's County Oyster Festival
October 17-18, 2015 | St. Mary's County Fairgrounds

You won't want to miss this fun two-day festival which hosts the U.S. National Oyster Shucking Championships and National Oyster Cook-off. Great food, live music, lots of arts & crafts, a variety of vendors, kid's activities, and tons of general family fun. A St. Mary's County classic! LEARN MORE.

SBDC Business Accelerator Series
Earn More, Work Less
A Strategy To Make Your Business Work For You

The Eric Franklin Entrepreneurial Accelerator (EFEA) has partnered with the Southern Maryland SBDC and the College of Southern Maryland to plan and execute cohorts based on the three stages – start-up, growth and acceleration – of their businesses. Each of these programs are designed to motivate and educate business owners and future CEOs to grow faster and to grow smarter.

 You'll learn how to own a fast growing company by:

  • Finding the "time and space" to focus on the most pressing priorities
  •  Working "on" rather than "in" the business, creating dramatic enhancements that will lead to the lifestyle intended
  • Becoming a catalyst for continuous improvement
  • Increasing money-making mind-set and financial knowledge
  • Building a clear and compelling team that is focused on customer needs, strategically aligned to personal goals and financially viable
  • Instilling a cadence of accountability to execute on and achieve the most critical results
  • Developing essential systems that drive enduring, measurable results, attract and retain talent, improve work processes, and develop intense customer loyalty
  • Inspiring employees to work towards the critical priorities and creating an environment where employees want to contribute their best efforts
  • Creating a strategic collaborative environment among peer business owners to turn challenges into opportunities (collective CEO Think Tank is known as a "Mastermind Group").

Visit the SBDC website for more information and current schedule.

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You asked for it and now it's here! We have upgraded the classifieds to include new features that have been frequently requested by the community. These include:
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  • Ability to renew ads within a generous time period, including extending ads that haven't yet expired;
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  • A FREE photo with every ad;
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Long-term care and rehabilitation facility located in beautiful St. Mary's County in Southern Maryland.

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