Maryland Business News

Maryland Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Maryland, U.S.A. (Md., MD), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


iFOS Managing Consultants Awarded Multi-Year Financial Review Management and Resolution Program Blanket Purchase (BPA) Agreement

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS) received a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to provide Financial Review Management and Resolution Professional Services to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Agency.

Universal FanCon is First Large-Scale Event to Celebrate Diversity and Inclusion of Fans and Fandoms April 27-29, 2018

BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inaugural Universal FanCon is the first large-scale, inclusive event that celebrates the diversity of fans, fandom and true needs of those who love pop culture. This year’s event will help benefit relevant causes, including Geek Club Books Charity for Autism. Coming to Baltimore, Maryland, April 27-29, 2018.

U.S. Governors Are Applauded for Proclaiming November Clostridium difficile (C.difficile, C.diff.) Infection Awareness Month

BALTIMORE, Md., Nov. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many U.S. Governors have signed a state proclamation proclaiming November 2017 as Clostridium difficile (C.difficile, C.diff.) Infection Awareness Month, the non-profit C Diff Foundation announced today.

iFOS Awarded $4.9M DOL Budget Execution Support Services Contract

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions(R) (iFOS) Managing Consultants, LLC is pleased to announce the notification of a $4.9M, multi-year contract award to provide Budget Execution Support Services to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) located in Washington, D.C. The contract was awarded under iFOS’ General Services Administration (GSA) Professional Support Services (PSS) Schedule GS-23F-0102X.

HLP to Offer Automated Asset Verification through Partnership with AccountChek by FormFree

BALTIMORE, Md., April 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HLP today announced it will integrate FormFree’s AccountChek(TM) automated asset verification service into its communication platform, making it easier for consumers and HUD-certified, nonprofit housing counselors to apply for loan modifications and other options to avoid foreclosure.

Charles County Public Schools Selects New Synergy Analytics Module by Edupoint

LA PLATA, Md., April 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) to implement the company’s new Synergy Analytics solution, currently available to alpha adopters. CCPS serves over 26,000 students across 36 campuses in Maryland.

Washington Student Achievement Council Selects Regent Education to Automate its WASFA Process for DREAMers

FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) has selected Regent Education’s Electronic Application for State Financial Aid (e-ASFA) to automate its Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA) process for all participating schools within the state of Washington. For students who are ineligible for federal financial aid due to immigration status, the WASFA provides a chance to apply for state financial aid including: State Need Grant, the College Bound Scholarship, State Work Study and the Passport to College Promise Scholarship.

iFOS Awarded Multi-Year Travel Management Support Services Contract by National Credit Union Administration

COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions(R) (iFOS) received a contract award under its General Services Administration (GSA) Professional Support Services (PSS) Schedule GS-23F-0102X to provide Travel Management Support Services for the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). The contract award is for a base period with five (5) option years.

Regent Education Announces Release 3.5, Latest Version of Regent 8 Provides Full Support for Prior-Prior Year and Significant Enhancements

FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education recently has enhanced the functionality of its Regent 8 Financial Aid Management Solution with the upgrade to Release 3.5. This release provides support for the 2017-2018 Prior-Prior Year (PPY) ISIR processing, development of select overrides and data view capabilities, and State fund application processing and submission of e-ASFA (similar to the FAFSA).

Edupoint’s Growth in Maryland Continues with Charles County Public Schools’ Selection of Synergy

MESA, Ariz., July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information, learning management and assessment has been selected by Charles County Public Schools, one of the fastest growing school systems in the state of Maryland, to implement the company’s Synergy Student Information System. Seeking to replace a legacy solution that had been in place for over 30 years, the district needed a modern solution that would provide real-time access to student and instructional data for all education stakeholders to help improve learning outcomes.

iFOS Awarded Contract to Provide NIFA with Audit Resolution and Grant Award Close Out Advisory Support Services

COLUMBIA, Md., July 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions(R) (iFOS), an emerging provider of innovative financial consulting and staff augmentation services for the Federal Government, received a contract award to provide grant audit resolution and close out advisory support services to the United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA’s), Office of Grants and Financial Management (OGFM).

Best of Time Tattoo of Catonsville, MD is now a Tatt2Away Studio Center

CATONSVILLE, Md., Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical Inc. officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo removal system is once more in the Baltimore, Washington D.C. metropolitan area with Best of Time Tattoo’s co-founders Kathy Kelley and Shane Heil. Their Catonsville location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the city. Bringing into their high quality of service and products, the all-natural system.

Crofton, Maryland Now Has Tatt2Away at Mystic Piercing and Tattoo

CROFTON, Md., Dec. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical, Inc. officially launches a new Tatt2Away non laser tattoo removal system location in the state of Maryland. Tito Harris of Mystic Piercing and Tattoo in Crofton has come on board with the company to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the state.

Tatt2Away Announces Newest Studio to Offer DEScoverup, a New Non-Laser Tattoo Modification System

EDGEWOOD, Md., May 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Evolved Body Art is now offering the Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo modification system, with its DEScoverup process, according to Rejuvatek Medical, Inc. of Sandy, Utah. Each piece of tattoo art can be memorable for better – and for worse. And when it becomes ‘for the worst’ many choose to cover it up.

GAME: A NEW concept Sports Bar opening yards from Ravens Stadium and Oriole Park in South Baltimore

BALTIMORE, Md., April 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Look out Baltimore, There’s a new ‘GAME’ in town. Located at 1400 Warner Street, GAME sits in the shadows of the World Champion Baltimore Ravens stadium and is only a short walk from the AL East Champion Orioles at Camden Yards. Grand Opening Friday May 15 at 5 p.m., doors open at 4 p.m.

Innovative Technique to Cover Up Tattoos at BLVD Tattoo Studio

JESSUP, Md., April 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Washington Boulevard Tattoo Studio is the newest studio in Maryland to adopt an innovative technology, the all-natural Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo removal system from Rejuvatek Medical. Not only will this patented technique totally remove an existing tattoo, but it also offers a unique opportunity for those individuals seeking to cover up their existing tattoo.

Regent Education and N2N Partner to Streamline the Data Integration Process for Schools Implementing Regent 8

FREDERICK, Md., March 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education today announced a strategic partnership with N2N Services to streamline data integration processes and reduce the time needed to bring schools live on Regent’s industry-leading financial aid management solution, Regent 8. The partnership will leverage N2N’s integration cloud to create Student Information System (SIS) adapters that streamline the implementation process, enabling institutions to recognize the return on investment of Regent 8 in less time.

iFOS Awarded EPA Grant Monitoring and Technical Assistance 5-Year Contract

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iFOS today announced it has received award notification to conduct Grant Monitoring Reviews and Technical Assistance at the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The contract is a firm fixed price contract with a five-year performance period.

Regent Education Raises $9 Million to Expand Sales and Support of Financial Aid Management Solutions

FREDERICK, Md., July 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management and enrollment optimization software solutions for higher education institutions, today announced a $9 million round of funding to support and accelerate the company’s growth.

Regent Education Reports Record Growth in 2013, Extensive Expansion Plans in 2014

FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid and enrollment management software solutions, is pleased to announce its third consecutive year of triple digit growth. In 2013, growth was fueled by sales of the company’s flagship product, Regent 8, to multiple new clients across all segments of higher education.

I’m First Project Launches to Celebrate and Support First-Generation College Students

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nonprofit Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) thinks it’s time to celebrate first-generation college students and help build the next generation students who will be the first in their families to attend and graduate from college. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees and will help launch CSO’s I’m First campaign on October 2 with his own video message.

iFOS Awarded a $13.5 Million Contract by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

CLARKSVILLE, Md., May 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS) Managing Consultants, LLC recently announced it is has been awarded a 5-year ID/IQ to provide Onsite Secretarial Support Services for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Headquarters and Interim Locations. The contract has a 1-year base, for 4-year options and a potential value of $13.5 million if all option years are exercised.

iFOS is Seeking External Application Reviewers for CDFI Fund and NMTC Programs for Fiscal Year 2013

CLARKSVILLE, Md., March 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS(R)) Managing Consultants, LLC is seeking applicants to serve as field reviewers in evaluating grant applications submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) for the fiscal year (FY) 2013 funding rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program), Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) and New Market Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program).

Grantham University Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of using Regent Education to Automate Financial Aid Processing, Student Experience

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Grantham University, an accredited online university specializing in educating working adults, selected and implemented financial aid management solutions from Regent Education to assist the University in the processing of Title IV financial aid.

NOVAD CEO Davon Kelly Continues Entrepreneurial Pursuits Opening Second My Barber’s Lounge Location in Forestville, Md.

LANDOVER, Md., Nov. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The popular, upscale barbershop chain, My Barber’s Lounge, has a new location in Forestville, Maryland. Located at 3436 Donnell Drive, the new shop offers services that include haircuts, fades, trims, shaves and hair braiding. The Greenbelt location (8831 Greenbelt Road) of My Barber’s Lounge has been described as the ‘nicest barbershop in Prince Georges County.’

National Academy of Sciences Promotes Dark Age, A Priori Pseudo-science, New Book Says

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solving Light Books today announced that it has published thirty specific examples of scientific incompetence on the part of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). The thirty examples appear as an appendix to the book, ‘Outing the Moronocracy: Ending the Rule of the Blind, the Stupid, and the Disgraceful in American Society’ (ISBN: 978-0-9705438-8-2) by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr.

Young Marines Youth Organization Announces 17-year-old McCall Behringer of Baltimore is National Young Marine of the Year

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Young Marines National Executive Director Mike Kessler, announced seventeen year old McCall Behringer of Baltimore, Maryland, is the organization’s National Young Marine of the Year for 2012-2013. The Young Marines (youngmarines.com) is a national non-profit youth organization for boys and girls ages 8 through the completion of high school.

360 Mortgage Group Expands Mid-Atlantic Presence with Addition of Account Executive Glenn Bonds

AUSTIN, Texas, April 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, has added Glenn Bonds as account executive for its Mid-Atlantic region. In his more than 15 years’ mortgage industry experience, Bonds has held leadership positions and earned a reputation for optimizing broker performance.

Interactive Market Solutions Reports Significant Earnings Increase in 2011

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interactive Market Solutions, Inc., the parent company for LeadStorm.com, a lead provider, announced today that its fourth quarter numbers were up 18 percent compared to the same quarter in 2010.

California Study Underscores Value of Mental Health Screening

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M3 congratulates David Grant PhD and his team at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research for their landmark November 2011 study outlining California’s unmet Mental Health needs. Consistent with an earlier nationwide survey, this new study found that only half of Californians with mental illness receive treatment, while just one in four receives adequate treatment.

Conservative Caucus Endorses Krysztoforski for Congress

FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During their monthly meeting on October 16, the Allegany County Conservative Caucus reaffirmed their vote to unanimously endorse Joseph Krysztoforski, Republican candidate for the US House of Representatives for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, over long term Republican incumbent Roscoe Bartlett.

ADF Solutions and the High Tech Crime Institute Team Up to Educate Investigators on Leading Forensic Triage Tools

BETHESDA, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ADF Solutions, Inc., the global leader in site exploitation and digital forensic triage, today announced a partnership with High Tech Crime Institute (HTCI), the global leader in the field of computer crime investigation and computer forensics, that will provide law enforcement investigators high quality training and education on the industry’s leading forensic triage tools.

Baltimore-based Reverse Mortgage Expert Receives Highest Professional Certification

BALTIMORE, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fidelis Mortgage, a veteran-owned reverse mortgage business, announced this week that Eric Rittmeyer, president Fidelis Mortgage, was one of the first in the nation to receive the designation of Certified Reverse Mortgage Professional (CRMP) created by the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA).

Taking Care of Business Today – Conference Call Series for Business Owners

BETHESDA, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coleman Financial Group launches ‘Taking Care of Business Today,’ a conference call series for business owners. Taking Care of Business Today is an educational conference call series for business owners – covering business management, protection and succession issues.

LMXMEDIA Announces Official Launch of Raymond Berry’s Receiving Fundamentals DVDs (a 2 disc set)

BALTIMORE, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LMXMEDIA, a California-based video production, advertising and PR company, announced the official release of ‘Raymond Berry’s Receiving Fundamentals’ DVD (a 2 disc set). This is the first DVD of its kind in the sports instructional and entertainment industry. Raymond Berry’s Receiving Fundamentals DVDs provide Baltimore Colts and general football fans with a look into the specifics of the legendary combination of Johnny Unitas to Raymond Berry.

Department of Homeland Security Selects ADF Solutions to Provide Universal Triage Tool for First Responders

BETHESDA, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ADF Solutions Inc., the leading provider of forensic triage tools for computers and peripherals, announced today that the company has been selected by the Department of Homeland Security to develop a universal triage field kit that will aid law enforcement officers in the immediate extraction of information and evidence from computers and other devices involved in active criminal or terrorist investigations.

USPTO Awards Key Patent to ADF Solutions for Digital Forensics

BETHESDA, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ADF Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of forensic triage tools for computers and peripherals, is pleased to announce that it has been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office pertaining to methods of searching forensic data. The patent has critical applications for forensic triage, cyber-security, cyber-intelligence, digital forensics, and e-discovery.

Bond 45 Restaurant Boasts Four Conservatories

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Fireman Hospitality Group decided to open a new Bond 45 restaurant in Maryland, overlooking the marina on the banks of the Potomac River, their challenge was to take advantage of the view on the terrace all year long, not just the few months of seasonal weather. The solution: a conservatory, bringing the feeling and light of the outdoors into a room protected from the weather. To build the conservatories, Fireman’s architects turned to Conservatory Craftsmen.

Stylish Eco-Retailer bambeco Celebrates One Year Anniversary During Earth Day’s 40th Year Celebration

BALTIMORE, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stylish and innovative eco-retailer bambeco, which launched on Earth Day 2009, is celebrating a banner first year. The company has become recognized for its retail innovations, and for presenting a complete collection of beautiful and affordable green home furnishings and decor that meet stringent eco-friendly standards. This commitment has created a retail destination that consumers trust.

Mind Wings Audio Delivers Express Entertainment for People on the Go

BOWIE, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mind Wings Audio, an audio publishing company, introduces a new market for fiction – the one hour audio story CD. These one hour audio story CDs, designed for ages 18 and up, have the potential to become the entertainment of choice for multi-taskers, commuters, travelers – basically anyone who has the desire to be entertained while engaged in another task. The audio books are available in CD, MP3 download, and Kindle Editions (including iPod and iPhone).