Fort Detrick Alliance - Cheers to Summer Social a Success!


Cheers to Summer Social a Success!

On August 1, we held our Cheers to Summer Social at Big Cork Vineyards. It was great to see so many of our members, regional businesses and higher education leaders, representatives from Fort Detrick and our elected officials gather to network and make valuable connections! We are grateful to our…

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Thank you to our Annual Dinner Sponsors and Guests

Thank you to our Annual Dinner Sponsors and guests. It was an exceptional evening of networking and making connections with our Members, military officials, elected officials, business leaders, and regional higher education institutions.  Special thanks to our sponsors: Hood College, Leidos, Maryland Department of Commerce, Mount St. Mary’s, City of…

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House Bill Passed to Prevent NBACC Closure

November 14, 2017 CONTACTS: Sue Walitsky 202-224-4524 (Cardin) Francesca Amodeo 202-225-5341 (Van Hollen) Will McDonald, 202-225-2721 (Delaney) Cardin, Van Hollen and Delaney Laud NDAA Provision that would Forestall Closure of Ft. Detrick Biodefense Lab WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressman John K. Delaney (all D-Md.)…

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9th Annual FITCI Tech Showcase a Success

On September 6, the Fort Detrick Alliance held its 9th Annual Frederick Innovative Technology Center (FITCI) Tech Showcase. Around 200 people attended the event, which featured the ribbon-cutting of FITCI’s new Biotech Shared Lab and tours of FITCI entrepreneurial businesses and labs. Mayor Randy McClement and Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner provided…

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Fort Detrick Alliance Welcomes New Executive Director

With more than 15 years as a nonprofit professional, Amanda Johnston joins the Fort Detrick Alliance with communications, marketing, fundraising, event planning, public relations, and management experience. In her career, Amanda has served as the assistant director at the Historical Society of Frederick County, the marketing manager at the National…

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Operation Whitecoat Documentary viewing

During the Cold War, more than 2,300 non-combatant conscientious objectors from the Seventh-day Adventist Church volunteered to serve their country by participating in U.S. Army medical experiments focused on developing defensive medical countermeasures against the Soviet Union’s bio-warfare capabilities.   These volunteers were exposed to experimental vaccines and infectious pathogens. Operation…

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Eight Annual Charity Golf Tournament, May 25

The Fort Detrick Alliance is proud to sponsor GRSi’s eighth annual Charity Golf Tournament, which will be held on Thursday, May 25, 2017 and will be played at Worthington Manor Golf Club in Urbana, MD. The tournament will raise money for Operation Second Chance.  Operation Second Chance is committed to…

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Procurement Connection Workshop April 26

The Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs,  in partnership with Hagerstown Community College’s Technical Innovation Center (TIC), presents Ready, Set, GROW! A Procurement Connection Workshop Expanding Opportunities in Hagerstown! Are you interested in contracting opportunities with state agencies and institutions? If so, then this unique workshop is for you. Join us for an overview of how our…

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Alliance hiring a new Executive Director

The Fort Detrick Alliance is hiring a new Executive Director The position is being advertised and managed by Frederick County Workforce Services. To apply, email cover letter and resume to: (subject line: Executive Director) Deadline is April 28, 2017 This position is solely responsible for the strategic and day-to-day support…

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The City of Frederick is proud of its long relationship with Fort Detrick, and its allied federal agencies, and the important role it plays in the economic health of our community, and its strategic role in the health and safety of our nation. Our support for the Fort Detrick Alliance, as a founding sponsor, is a natural extension as we work to forge and sustain community partnerships, between the public and private sectors, for our mutual benefit.
Mayor Michael C. O’ConnorMayorThe City of Frederick

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