Webinars

How To Apply For Charles County Business Grants

Recorded on 9/23/20


There is still over one million dollars available to assist County-based businesses that have lost income due to the COVID-19 crisis. We'll resume accepting applications on Monday, September 28th. This webinar demonstrates how to apply for a grant, provide information about what’s needed, and answer your questions about the program and the application process.
NOTE: Businesses that received grants in Round One are eligible for funding in Round Two!

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Panelists: Lucretia Freeman-Buster, Martin Proulx

 

Show Me The Money

Recorded on 8/5/20

There is still a lot of money available to Charles County businesses and nonprofit organizations. Do you know the what, the where, the who, and the how you need to get your share? "Show Me the Money" is a virtual panel discussion that will help you find the money and tell you how to get it.

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Resources: Resources, Loan Application/Guide
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Panelists: Clarence Campbell, Lucretia Freeman-Buster, Bill Hitte, Kwanza Sykes


Good Cyber Hygiene

Recorded on 6/3/2020

A deep-dive into cyber hygiene – what it is, best online security practices, online system health, the importance of cyber hygiene, how to identify applications that leave a business vulnerable to security breaches, how to effectively back up data, and strengthening a business’s cybersecurity.

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Panelists: Bill Campbell, Justin Weeks


Cashflow Management 101

Recorded on 5/27/2020

A tutorial on managing finances, sustaining business, evaluating funding sources, good business cash flow habits during times of crisis, and preparing for negative cash flow.

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Panelists: Ken Alozie, Joye Sistrunk


Using Social Media as a Digital Storefront

Recorded on 5/20/2020

An overview of Facebook Shop, Facebook Market, Facebook Live, Instagram Shopping (swipe up links, product tagging and more). Focus on assisting businesses to know and understand their social media tools for reaching and growing their customer base.

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Panelists: Sally Ontiveros, Rebekah Ontiveros, Ali Von Paris


WFH Mental Health Care

Recorded on 5/13/2020

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Panelists: Yvonne N. Harris, Julie Gaver


Hosting Successful Virtual Events

Recorded on 5/6/2020

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Panelists: Charles Brewer, Jay Hudgins, Sanece Marie Poolas


Online Team Building and Communication

Recorded on 4/29/2020

Strategies to engage, communicate and empower your employees through online methods. Focus on how to host online meetings, communication tips, digital accountability platforms, and general team support online

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Panelists: Diane Devaney, Brianna Dunbar Bowling, Lisa Hammer


Effective Online Marketing

Recorded on 4/22/2020

Tips and methods on how to engage a customer base using email marketing, social media campaigns, Google Ads, SEO etc. Focus on digital advertising for small businesses, growing email lists through multiple online methods and engaging new and existing customers

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Panelists: Diane Devaney, Brianna Dunbar Bowling


Views from Charles

Hospital Foundation Makes Annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction “2-GO”

Published: Wednesday, October 7, 2020
The Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation has hosted an autumn wine tasting and silent auction annually for over two decades, and the event has grown now to include about 1,000 guests, more than ...

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Scott Decker
Director of Operations

Cardinal Scientific

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Chief Executive Officer
Competitive Power Ventures

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Joshua Justice
President

Just Tech

 

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Katharine Tate
 Executive Director of Provider Engagement and Community Relations

Righttime Medical Care

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Owner

Southern Maryland Business Center

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Andrew W. Welburn

President

The Welburn Organization