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By Andrew Wainer | December 26, 2013
In the midst of the debate over the largest potential immigration reform legislation in 50 years, American communities struggling with decades of population loss and economic decline are being revitalized by newcomers. The economic contribution of immigrants in high-skilled fields is relatively well-known, but less acknowledged are the contributions that "blue collar" immigrants make in revitalizing depressed communities and economies, both as manual laborers and small business entrepreneurs.
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NEWS
July 1, 1995
An article in the Business section June 28 omitted the name of one of the sponsors of this year's Entrepreneurs of the Year awards in Maryland. Ernst & Young is a national sponsor of the program.The Sun regrets the errors.
BUSINESS
By STACEY HIRSH and STACEY HIRSH,SUN REPORTER | April 30, 2006
A typical weekday begins this way for several denizens of Keswick: They get out of bed, stroll a couple of blocks away to the Evergreen, the favorite neighborhood coffee bar, trade neighborly pleasantries and then head back home. Where they begin their day's work. An unusually high number of entrepreneurs who work from their homes are clustered in this tiny neighborhood, which is tucked between Roland Park and Guilford. And that common trait among neighbors here has helped them to rely on one another for the kind of workplace networking that might otherwise come from a colleague at the next cubicle.
NEWS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | July 24, 2003
In Baltimore County SCORE to offer workshop for fledgling entrepreneurs TOWSON - The Service Corps of Retired Executives will hold a four-session workshop for those considering starting a business or for new entrepreneurs. The sessions will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 13, 14, 20 and 21 at Towson United Methodist Church, 501 Hampton Lane. Topics will include business plans, financing, management, legal issues and marketing. The cost is $75 for the series. Registration is encouraged.
NEWS
By Frank L. Morris Sr | May 15, 1995
RECENTLY Earl G. Graves, a successful entrepreneur, pledged a gift of $1 million to Morgan State University. It is among the largest donations ever made by an alumnus to a public, historically black college.What is equally significant is that Mr. Graves and his family dedicated the donation to Morgan's School of Business to help to create future African-American businesspersons and entrepreneurs -- resources that are greatly needed in the black community.Sadly, Mr. Graves, publisher and founder of Black Enterprise magazine, is probably unknown to most young African-American males.
NEWS
January 24, 2014
More and more taxes are taking a toll on businesses and citizens. Baltimore's proposed 10-cent tax on plastic bags is not sound government policy ( "Shoppers in city may see 10-cent bag fee," Jan. 21). We should encourage people to clean up litter, as they are the ones creating this problem. Baltimore should do what other jurisdictions across the country have done to reduce litter: Empower people as entrepreneurs by having a 10-cent redemption on bottles and paper products. This would help the homeless become green entrepreneurs where they can turn trash into cash.
EXPLORE
March 27, 2012
On March 27, TowsonGlobal at Towson University is marking its fifth anniversary and recognized the achievements of six entrepreneurs who have turned ideas into real businesses. During the Celebration of Entrepreneurial Success ceremony at the university, certificates of accomplishment will be awarded to the incubator's first graduates, which include: Linda Seidel and Estelle Meister of Transcending Cosmetics - a company that was founded to market their proprietary product, Natural Cover, to makeup professionals and medical practitioners.
BUSINESS
By Ellen James Martin | October 5, 1991
Entrepreneurs seeking to set up child-care centers in the Baltimore area are among those eligible for below-market-rate loans from NCNB Corp., the bank holding company announced yesterday."
BUSINESS
By CHICAGO TRIBUNE | October 6, 1997
Perhaps to the surprise of one gender and not the other, female entrepreneurs are more actively adopting new technology for business growth than their male counterparts, according to a newly released study.Among the study's most significant findings is that "the share of women business owners that have established a home page for their business has tripled since last year -- 23 percent now have a home page, compared to 16 percent for men," according to Lois Haber, chairwoman of the National Foundation for Women Business Owners.
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