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2020 Project Opportunity Graduation, Southern Maryland – Fall

SOUHERN MARYLAND FALL 2020 CLASS – After the completion of the orientation session and telephonic screening assessments a total of five (5) veterans were accepted into the program. Here is a summary of their business ventures:

  •  Mobile STEAM Classroom
  • Graphics Design
  • Mental Health Practice
  • Strategy LINC Consulting
  • T Shirt Line

Classes started on September 3, 2020.  COVID 19 related health and safety concerns resulted in  conversion to on line classes utilizing Zoom at which time all five (5) of the veterans in the class opted to continue.  The last class was held on October 28, 2020.  Four (4) veterans successfully completed the course with one (1) withdrawing for health related issues.  Here are the business ventures of the graduates:

  • BUILD A HERO – Honors, Excellence, Respect, and Opportunity
  • artistic Xpressions
  • Transitions Counseling, LLC
  • StrategyLINC Consulting, LLC

The Graduation Ceremony was held on November 5, 2020 at TechPort.  Adrienne Somerville, COE of Somerville Consulting Group and a Project Opportunity Graduate of the Southern Maryland Fall 2019 Class was the Guest Speaker

Funding for this class provided by the following sponsors.

  • BB&T
  • PNC Bank
  • Safeway Foundation
  • Maryland Rural Council
  • Disk Enterprises Solutions
  • Frey Development (Dat Jerk Waldorf)
  • Resource Connections 4 Veterans LLC
  • Plan-it-4-U Event Planning LLC
  • Calvert County Economic Development

Special Thanks to the Following:

Special thanks to Tommy Luginbill, Director TechPort for providing classroom space for the Orientation Session, some class sessions, and the Graduation Ceremony.

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