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Annapolis veteran training program graduates head into business world - posted on November 29, 2013

Annapolis veteran training program graduates head into business world – Originally posted on November 24th, 2013 by SHANTEÉ WOODARDS for the Capital Gazette. You can read the original article here. Tim Longmire wants to start a business that eventually provides 24-hour grooming and other services to dogs. First, he needs a storefront. And financing. And a [.. Read the full article ..]


2013 Summary – Annapolis Project Opportunity - posted on November 27, 2013

SUMMARY OF PROJECT OPPORTUNITY (VETERAN’S ENTERPRENEURSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM) EXPANSION IN MARYLAND VIA WAL MART FOUNDATION GRANT ANNAPOLIS MARYLAND AREA – The SACC Foundation partnered with The Annapolis Economic Development Corporation to provide Project Opportunity to veterans in the Annapolis Maryland area. The Orientation Session was conducted on August 13, 2013 with a total of twenty [.. Read the full article ..]


Job training for Anne Arundel’s veterans expands - posted on November 20, 2013

Job training for Anne Arundel’s veterans expands – Originally posted on August 11th, 2013 by SHANTEÉ WOODARDS for the Capital Gazette. You can read the original article here. There was a time when post-traumatic stress disorder limited Tracy Hoover’s speech and mobility. But the retired U.S. Air Force veteran slowly turned his life around and is [.. Read the full article ..]


Pencil to Plow 2013 - posted on September 4, 2013

“FARMING- PENCIL TO PLOW” ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the University of Maryland Extension are pleased to announce that they have combined their technical expertise to offer ”Farming – Pencil to Plow”, an eight (8) week entrepreneurial training course designed for aspiring small farmers and those producers interested in [.. Read the full article ..]


First Howard County Class of Project Opportunity Set to Graduate - posted on June 19, 2013

FIRST HOWARD COUNTY CLASS OF PROJECT OPPORTUNITY SET TO GRADUATE 10-Week Training Program Helps Veterans Become Entrepreneurs COLUMBIA, MD (June 13, 2013) – A new program in Howard County aimed at helping veterans interested in starting a business will graduate its first class June 27. The program, Project Opportunity, is a 10-week program that offers [.. Read the full article ..]


Project Opportunity Designed to Help Veterans Start Businesses - posted on May 29, 2013

PROJECT OPPORTUNITY DESIGNED TO HELP VETERANS START BUSINESSES 10-Week Training Program to be Offered for Eastern Shore Veterans The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation will offer the fourth year of Project Opportunity, a 10-week program that will offer training, outreach services, technical assistance and financing opportunities to veterans who are considering starting a business. [.. Read the full article ..]


New Board Member Information - posted on April 23, 2013

SACC FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS Nina East, President of the SACC Foundation Board of Directors, is pleased to announce that the following individuals have been elected to three (3) year terms on the SACC Foundation Board: Lesley A. StaffeldtBorn and raised in the Washington, D.C. area, Staffeldt has been a resident of Wicomico County [.. Read the full article ..]


Project Opportunity offers business training to military vets – Capital Gazette - posted on March 4, 2013

The following article was originally written by Emilie Eastman on Monday, March 4, 2013, For The Capital. The original article can be found online here: Capital Gazette – Article on Project Opportunity. Joe Giordano says it’s a no brainer. The retired U.S. Army Master Sergeant started Project Opportunity to provide military veterans free business startup training. Through a [.. Read the full article ..]


MARYLAND: Veteran entrepreneur training expands - posted on January 30, 2013

This article was originally published by The Daily Times Salisbury and can be found on their website here:  MARYLAND: Veteran entrepreneur training expands Program has Shore Roots Written by: Associated Press COLUMBIA — A program that teaches military veterans how to start a business is expanding from its Eastern Shore roots to two more Maryland [.. Read the full article ..]


Project Opportunity – Columbia, MD Location - posted on January 22, 2013

Project Opportunity – Columbia, MD Location PROJECT OPPORTUNITY DESIGNED TO HELP VETERANS START BUSINESSES 10-Week Training Program to be Offered at Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship  COLUMBIA, MD (January 22, 2013) – The Howard County Economic Development Authority today announced a new training program aimed at helping veterans interested in starting a business. The program, “Project [.. Read the full article ..]




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