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June 14, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Novavax Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Shows 90% Efficacy Rate

The Gaithersburg biotechnology company, Novavax, announced Monday morning data from phase 3 of its COVID-19 vaccine trials which were conducted in the United States and Mexico. Novavax found that the trial, which began in December and enrolled 29,960 participants, had an overall efficacy rate of 90.04%. Last year, Novavax was awarded $1.6 billion from the […]

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May 20, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Katz Hosts 20th Business and Economic Development Briefing Friday

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is hosting a series of online briefings about business and economic development in the county during the COVID-19 pandemic. The next briefing takes place Friday, May 21 at 12:30 p.m. Katz will be joined by Jillian Copeland, owner of Soulfull Café, Main Street in Rockville and new co-owner of Bethesda […]

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April 6, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Katz Hosts Business and Economic Development Briefing Friday

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is hosting a series of online briefings about business and economic development in the county during the COVID-19 pandemic. The next briefing takes place Friday, April 9 at 12:30 p.m. Anthony Featherstone, executive director of Worksource Montgomery, Inc. (WSM), and Brad Stewart, senior vice-president of business development for Montgomery County […]

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January 29, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Subsidio para Restaurantes Ofrece $10,000 y $5,000 para Previos Beneficiarios

La Corporación de Desarrollo Económico del Condado de Montgomery (MCEDC) anunció la segunda ronda de subvenciones para darle la mano a los restaurantes en el condado que han sido afectados por la pandemia Covid-19. A partir del 1 de febrero de 2021, el Condado de Montgomery recibió $4.9 millones en fondos del estado, como parte […]

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December 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

SBN At-Home: Small Business Road to Economic Recovery Part 2

Anna Behnam, Jane Redicker, and Ken White join Kelly Leonard for MyMCM’s December episode of Small Business Network at Home. The series of monthly sessions facilitated by Leonard address topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery County. December’s topic was “Small Business Road to Economic Recovery, Part 2.” Watch the entire show here: Anna […]

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December 7, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

MoCo Marketplace Website Promotes Small Businesses During Holiday Season

A new website has been launched encouraging Montgomery County residents to support small businesses while navigating the winter shopping season during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Friday, the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) released MoCo Marketplace. The new website features a directory of local business shopping and dining information that highlights deals and safety protocols. For consumers, the website is intended to be a one-stop-shop for […]

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December 2, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

SBN en Español – Relanzar, Reabrir y Reimaginar

El tercer episodio de Small Business Network en Español trata a fondo el programa conocido como las 3R (Relanzar, Reabrir y Reimaginar), prestamos para producción local y el fondo de ayuda para restaurantes. Así mismo, trae la historia de dos empresarios hispanos que han tenido que aplicar las 3R a su estrategia de negocio para […]

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November 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

SBN At-Home: Small Business Road to Economic Recovery Part I

Marilyn Balcombe and Georgette “Gigi” Godwin join Kelly Leonard for Montgomery Community Media’s November episode of Small Business Network at Home. The series of monthly sessions facilitated by Leonard address topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery County. November’s topic was “Small Business Road to Economic Recovery, Part I.” Watch a video of […]

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November 20, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

A partir de Hoy se Aceptan Solicitudes del Fondo de Alivio para Restaurantes

La industria de los restaurantes se ha visto gravemente afectada por la pandemia, perdiendo ingresos y clientes debido a preocupaciones, cierres y restricciones relacionados con la salud pública, según la Corporación de Desarrollo Económico del Condado de Montgomery (MCEDC), quienes administrarán y concederán los fondos de alivio para los restaurantes del condado. El gobernador de […]

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November 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County’s Life Sciences Industry Expanding During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has not hurt all industries. In Montgomery County, the life sciences sector, in particular, is expanding. “The pandemic has clearly taken a huge toll on not just our economy, locally, but also as you know, nationally as well. However we still continue to see pockets of growth, especially in the life sciences,” […]

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