March 2023 Newsletter
Upcoming Event!

Spring is right around the corner.  It’s almost time to put away those jobsite heaters for the season!


DATA CHANGE – March 23rd, 2023

In this training, Govology’s Co-Founder, Carroll Bernard will teach you how to effectively prepare for and win government construction contracts. Carroll has spent over a decade developing and testing capture strategies through his work with small businesses and in his own ventures. As a result, he knows what works and what doesn’t, what gets results, and what is just a waste of valuable resources.

About Govology/Carroll Bernard: : Carroll is the CEO & Co-Founder of With an extensive background in government contracting, Carroll started his acquisition career in the U.S. Navy Supply Corps, where he provided logistical support and acquisition management. After leaving active duty, Carroll continued his acquisition career at the City of Vancouver, WA, in the Procurement Services Department. He also served as a warranted Contracting Officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs. In both roles, Carroll’s primary specialty was procuring construction services.

In 2015, Carroll and his team at Govology launched a world-class online training platform for government contractors. Since then, they have trained over 10,000 business professionals and saved small businesses millions of dollars through their collaborative approach with non-profit organizations, government agencies, universities, and corporations that share their mission and passion for powering up small businesses.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Doing Business with The Maryland Transportation Authority – Development Workshop

Karen Barbour will be delivering a presentation at this event on Surety Bonding Basics.  Be sure to get your ticket before it sells out!

Network, meet Primes, MDTA Procurement Officers and CRFP Compliance Officers * Learn about resources to assist in growing business.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

The Maryland Insurance Administration is the state agency that regulates the business of insurance within the state. We are interested in reaching small business owners to help inform them on ways to understand their insurance options for their business.

MDHCC is hosting a virtual event along with our special guest the Small Business Administration on Wednesday, March 8th at 12pm. During this event we will discuss information to help understand insurance options for small businesses and what resources are available to reduce barriers for small businesses.

Thursday, March 9, 2023

The Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce presents a new program to gain health and well in life and business by building healthy habits in:

  • Food
  • Sleep
  • Exercise
  • Mental Health
  • Business Health

Signup today!

Thursday, March 9, 2023

The Prince Georges County Supplier Development & Diversity Division (SDDD) would like to share information on behalf of the Vice-Chair of the Prince Georges County Council. Please use the link below to register for this event.

Questions regarding this event should be directed to:

Sunday, March 12, 2023

ANDA’s RED Latin Jazz Brunch!

ANDA INVITES you: Dress in Red and SISTERHOOD with your favorite HAT! An unforgettable afternoon of Live Latin jazz with “Son Horizonte,” roasted piglet, hat fashion show & contest (fantasy), special guests, and various social activities. Don’t miss it!

¡Sin Hermandad no estás en NA!

Friday, March 17, 2023

Trade – Products – Services
ZOOM meeting ID: 84430559758

Thursday, March 30, 2023

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Getting Down To Business Event
Thursday, March 30, 2023

Whiting-Turner is pleased to announce our next Getting Down to Business Event. Please join us for food and to learn about upcoming projects with bidding opportunities in the near future. You will have the opportunity to meet with our project teams to discuss the projects and answer any questions you may have. This event is exclusively for minority, women-owned, and small subcontractors and vendors in and around the Delaware and Maryland area.

Cocktail of the Month
Rye House Spring Beer


  • 3/4 ounce Bols genever
  • 3/4 ounce Laird’s applejack
  • 1/2 ounce Clear Creek loganberry liqueur
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 3/4 ounce ginger syrup
  • Large beer (such as Blue Point), chilled, to top
  • Garnish: lime wedge


  1. Add the genever, applejack, loganberry liqueur, lime juice and ginger syrup into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.
  2. Strain into a highball glass filled with fresh ice.
  3. Strain into a highball glass filled with fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with a lime wedge.

(Source:Rye House Spring Beer Cocktail Recipe (

Thank you for reading our newsletter.  We hope to see you at our upcoming events.  We are excited to see you.  if you have any questions, please contact Josh Lopez – //  443-797-9739

909 Baltimore Blvd, Suite 144, Westminster, MD  21157