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The FMA kicks off a new conversation series

          Starting in late May, the FMA added a new member benefit for one-, two- and three-star members. Envisioned as an opportunity for casual conversation among peers, the MBC Meetup Series gave small business leaders the outlet to come together to discuss their concerns about cash…...

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Maryland receives federal grant to support community development around military installations

The Maryland Department of Commerce, a Granting Partner of the FMA, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Planning and several other state agencies, has been awarded a second federal grant to help guide compatible development of military installations and their surrounding communities. The goal of this effort is to…...

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Virtual STEM Core provides math instruction, career coaching and part-time employment

Inspiring a teenager who is struggling with math, lacking financial resources and waffling about career choices, to dig into a daunting course of studies in order to become a STEM professional is understandably challenging. Now consider tackling that challenge in the mid-pandemic, socially distanced, technologically demanding world of virtual education.…...

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Fort Meade community celebrates approval of Education and Resiliency Center

It took nine years of planning, a $3.6 million capital campaign, multiple redesigns, meticulous processing of an 800-item requirements list and exhaustive collaboration with five garrison commanders, numerous on-post agencies and innumerable community members, but the transformation of Fort George G. Meade‚Äôs historic Kuhn Hall into a modern Education and…...

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