TEDCO’s Builder Fund invests $450K in eight start-ups

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TEDCO’s Builder Fund was created to financially and operationally support the development of startup companies run by entrepreneurs who demonstrate a socially or economically disadvantaged background that hinders access to traditional forms of capital and executive networks at the pre-seed stage. Continue reading
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20 low-income families receive vehicles through Vehicles for Change

In recognition of its 20th anniversary, Vehicles for Change and its long-time partner, Heritage | MileOne Autogroup, presented 20 cars to 20 local families whose lives will be transformed by having access to personal transportation. Continue reading
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TDR: Classic Catering, United Way of Central Md. partner to form Classic Cares initiative

Classic Catering is offering dinner packages for two, three or four people for $120, which will also pay for six donated meals for Morrell Park residents. Continue reading
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BD launches portable, rapid point-of-care antigen test to detect SARS-CoV-2

BD Veritor™ Plus System
The simple new assay leverages more than 25,000 BD Veritor™ instruments already used across the U.S. to immediately increase access to COVID-19 testing in frontline health care settings Continue reading
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The Daily Record: T. Rowe Price wins OK to launch 4 exchange-traded funds

The first T. Rowe Price active ETFs will include the Blue Chip Growth ETF, the Dividend Growth ETF, the Equity Income ETF, and the Growth Stock ETF, all of which are constructed in a way to fit the company’s existing investment strategy, officials said. Continue reading
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BBJ: Why this Baltimore pastor thinks broadband internet should be a public utility

Yeary spoke to nearly 200 businesspeople during a June 26 webinar hosted by Greater Baltimore Committee focused on structural racism and closing racial wealth gaps. Covid-19 and the recent killing of George Floyd, a Black man, in Minneapolis police custody, have spurred a new wave of critical discussions around how...
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Structural Racism in America: What is it?

Diane Bell-McKoy and Dr. Sheridan Todd Yeary
Diane Bell-McKoy, President and CEO of Associated Black Charities, and Dr. Sheridan Todd Yeary, Senior Pastor of Douglas Memorial Community Church and Affiliates discussed the realities of structural racism in the workplace and society. Continue reading
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GBC’s Bridging the Gap Committee presents: Starting the Conversation About Race

Tony Hill and David Hodnett
Starting the conversation can sometimes be the most difficult step. We invite you to join us in this brave space to share your perspectives and experiences and hear from others in the business community. Continue reading
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