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Funding- Last Call – Grant for Talbot County Businesses – The Fourth Round of Talbot CARES Small Business Grants is Now Open. Business owners who have not yet received a grant have another opportunity to apply for a Talbot CARES Small Business Emergency Relief Grant. This is the last chance in 2020 to secure up to $10,000 from Talbot County. Apply by December 11. Read more.

Funding - Grant for Caroline County Restaurants - The Caroline County COVID-19 Restaurant Assistance Program is available for restaurants headquartered in Caroline County. Grants are available for up to $10,000 to reimburse for eligible expenses. Restaurants that are previous small business grant recipients, can apply again. https://www.carolinebusiness.com/

FundingAttention Kent County Businesses – Covid Business Stimulus Grant - Applications open December 8, 2020 at 8am and close on December 14, 2020 at 5pm. Grants will be awarded until funds are depleted, grant amounts will be determined by the available funding and number of eligible applications received.  New businesses and businesses who have not received funding through other Kent County programs will be given preference. https://www.kentcounty.com/business/business-support/incentives/58-grants

BB&T (now Truist) has created a Business Owners Recovery Guide- and turned it into a virtual presentation to help business owners through their recovery. Attached is an invitation to their Recovery Guide virtual event, with a link to the registration site. Free. 

Friday Fun

Buying a Christmas tree this year? To find a Christmas tree farm near you, visit MarylandsBest.net. For more information about the benefits of purchasing a Maryland-grown tree, please check out the Maryland Christmas Tree Association’s website. After the holidays are over, check with your county about its tree recycling programs. For other tree recycling tips, visit: www.realchristmastrees.org/All-About-Trees/How-to-Recycle.

Want to laugh?  Watch  this video.  It’s short and funny - Video: Humor: Weather Man Melts Down on Live TV  "I spent $120,000 on a degree and four years in college to come out here and look around and describe what I see." From The Patriot Post.

Inspiration: Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists of its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there. ~ (1818-1885) Henry Wheeler Shaw, Humorist

Thank you for your perseverance and for helping others. You are making a positive difference.

Md. Dept. of Commerce Updates: 12/4/2020