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Footage Firm's CEO, Joel Holland

Footage Firm's CEO, Joel Holland

How do you concentrate doing all that you do? How do you give enough attention to all that you do? What suffers?

Vegetables in Vending Machines? You Bet!

Vegetables in Vending Machines? You Bet!

While it may seem odd at first to find vegetables in vending machines, the country is about to see this not only become a trend, but find out it’s here to stay! This food revolution comes as a result of the vending machine make-over by a San Diego-based company that has franchises stretching from one end of the country to the other.

"People have had enough of all the unhealthy food options. They really want something more nutritious, today,” explains Jolly Backer, the chief executive officer of Fresh Healthy Vending (www.freshvending.com). “Until now, getting something healthier might not have included convenience, which is something else that people want. So we have paired the two in a perfect combination.”

Kadoo | A Local Company Takes on the Big Boys in Cloud

Kadoo | A Local Company Takes on the Big Boys in Cloud

Exclusive interview with Kurt Baumann and Donna Hemmert, owners of Kadoo in Great Falls. To read the full article, visit Modern DC Business Magazine's website.

Your company’s name is Kadoo. How did you come up with it? Is there a meaning or a story behind it?

 We actually acquired Kadoo with its name in place. But, we really loved the name. And, apparently, it means “community” in Chinese, which we really like.

Retail and Restaurant Businesses Continue to Boom in Prince George's County

Retail and Restaurant Businesses Continue to Boom in Prince George's County

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Welcomed and Attended the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Mid-Atlantic and Deal Making Conference

 

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III enthusiastically welcomed the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) attendees to Prince George’s County during the Mid-Atlantic Conference and Deal Making luncheon.

“If you have come here looking for opportunity, you are in the right place, at the right time,” said Baker during day one of the conference.  “There is tremendous opportunity here in Prince George’s County and we want to be your business partners.”

Giant Food Donates $75K to The Salvation Army

Giant Food Donates $75K to The Salvation Army

Landover, Md. (February 17, 2010) – Last week, Giant Food of Landover, Md. began a year-long celebration of the company’s 75th anniversary. In 1936 despite difficult economic times, N.M. Cohen and Samuel Lehrman together opened the first grocery store in the nation’s capital. In honor of Giant Food’s 75th anniversary, the company presented a $75,000 check Wednesday to The Salvation Army at National Capital Area Command headquarters in Washington, D.C. The donation will help further the work of Salvation Army divisions and corps across Giant’s operating area in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Delaware.

The National Broadband Plans' Impact on the Underserved: And What Does It Mean?

Since the announcement regarding the National Broadband Plan efforts - we have seen and heard of education and training centers proping up all over the country. Assisting residents in learning how to use and benefit from getting on the internet.But, with all these efforts - how does it affect the underserved communities?

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Media and Technology Institute Invites you to a Technology Policy Forum on

The National Broadband Plan and the Underserved 

One Year Later

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

National Press Club
Holeman Lounge
529 14th Street, Northwest
Washington, DC  20045

Giant Food Celebrates 75 Years of Quality, Value and Service

Giant Food Celebrates 75 Years of Quality, Value and Service

Highlighted Long-Time Community Partners in Thursday Celebration

Giant Food of Landover, Md. celebrated the beginning of its 75th year with an in-store anniversary party today, February 10. Giant highlighted its longstanding dedication to community involvement and previewed plans for its diamond year.

Seventy five years ago, N.M. Cohen and Sam Lehrman worked together to bring the first grocery store to the nation’s capital at the corner of Georgia Avenue and Park Road in  Northwest Washington. Members of both the Cohen and Lehrman families attended today’s celebration. 

Confirmed speakers included:

§ The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton, United States House of Representatives