Worcester Co. Names Workforce Development Specialist


Worcester County has hired a new Workforce Development Specialist within Worcester County Economic Development.Nancy Schwendeman will oversee the county’s initiatives to educate and train people to meet the needs of current and future businesses and industries.Worcester County workforce development partnerships also involve Worcester Tech High School, local chambers of commerce, the Maryland Department of Commerce,…

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Worcester Co. Selects Business Development / Retention Specialist


Worcester County Economic Development has named a specialist in Business Development and Retention. Commissioners have chosen Michele Burke to lead the effort to attract, retain and expand business. She will act as primary liaison with area chambers of commerce, the Maryland Department of Commerce, Small Business Development Center and the Small Business Association. Burke will…

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Worcester Co. Takes Applications Hotel, Lodging Relief


Worcester County hotel operators and lodging providers whose business was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic may apply for financial relief. The County is taking applications for grant funds, allocated by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan through the Department of Commerce. Grants may be used to meet payroll, pay rent, to buy PPE, cover sanitation expenses or…

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Worcester Co. Brands As “Maryland’s Coast”


A six-month outreach and engagement effort has resulted in a new ‘place brand’ for Worcester County: “Maryland’s Coast.” Tourism and Economic Development Director Tom Perlozzo said Wednesday that “Maryland Coast” embraces Worcester County’s “most recognized and distinguishing physical characteristic” – The Atlantic Ocean and its status as the only place in Maryland where land meets…

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Help Wanted: Job Fair Today in Worcester County


Job-seekers are welcome to come outside for an outdoor job fair today in Snow Hill. Positions in a variety of career fields will be highlighted at the job fair from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Sturgis Park. Registration is not required. According to Worcester County Tourism Director Melanie Pursel, some local establishments have been…

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