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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Request for Proposal (RFP)
Youth Service Providers  The Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation Workforce Services Division (PGCEDC- WSD) is currently accepting proposals for comprehensive services to WIOA youth in need of occupational skills training to obtain jobs in high growth/high demand occupations in the region. This Request fo...


$250,000 EDI Fund Assistance "Charges" New Tech Company In College Park
College Park, MD, April 8, 2016 - Today, County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III and EDC President and CEO Jim Coleman, along with state and city officials attended the grand opening of FlexEl, LLC, a custom battery solutions company that has expanded in Prince George's County.  Thanks in part to $250,000 in financial assista...


"Activate Prosperity" From The Palm Of Your Hand!
Largo, MD, April 7,2016 - Yesterday, EDC President & CEO, Jim Coleman announced a new way for business owners and job seekers in Prince George's County to 'Activate Prosperity' from the palm of the hands or computers. The 'Webinar Wednesday!' series, which debuted on March 30th, will allow residents to learn about the Econ...


EDC President Coleman Taps Into Pig Farmer Roots At Eco City Farms Tour
Riverdale, MD, April 7, 2016 - On Friday, Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) President & CEO, Jim Coleman and members of Team EDC paid a visit to two "ECO City Farms" sites in Riverdale and Bladensburg. The tour, led by Margaret Morgan-Hubbard, CEO of ECO City Farms, was a follow-up to the EDC's m...


EDC President Jim Coleman "Sells" Prince George's County At Women Build America National Industry Conference In Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C., April 7, 2016 - On Tuesday, EDC President and CEO Jim Coleman joined an auspicious panel of speakers from around the country to speak on the final day of the Women Construction Owners & Executives (WCOE) "Women Build America" National Industry Roundtable and Conference at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D...


EDC President & CEO Jim Coleman, Team EDC And Industrial Bank Kick Off 'Activate Prosperity Banking Tour'
Largo, MD, April 1, 2016 - On Thursday, the Prince George's Economic Development Corporation (EDC) President & CEO, Jim Coleman along with members of Team EDC including Ebony Stocks, EDI Fund Business Development Specialist, met with Industrial Bank to kick off a partnership that will enhance distribution of the Economic De...