Melody Simmons  –  May 5, 2021 Developer Scott Plank is poised to invest millions in Canton this year as part of ongoing efforts to upgrade the high-profile portfolio of properties he acquired in 2017. Plank recently launched a $30 million redo of the marina on 26-acre Lighthouse Point, he said this week. The work will further…

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BALTIMORE, MD, April 28, 2021—MissionGO Unmanned Systems announced today that the FAA certification office has approved MissionGO’s MG Velos 100 airworthiness criteria as part of MissionGO’s Type Certificate application, a milestone marking the brand’s next big step in pushing the boundaries of Unmanned Aircraft System capabilities. It is also expected that the FAA will soon be…

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Glenview, IL, – April 6, 2021 Women and Drones, the premier global platform for women in the UAS (drone) and UAM (Urban Air Mobility) industries, is thrilled to announce MissionGO has joined as a Small Business Corporate Member. “MissionGO has created a workplace environment where women can thrive” explained Women and Drones’ CEO and Founder, Sharon Rossmark.…

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Zipline has started to deliver Covid-19 vaccines in Ghana. (Zipline)

In the race to distribute Covid-19 vaccines, countries need to come up with effective plans to reach people in both bustling metropolitan cities and rural areas with less health care investment. Right here in the United States, states such as Illinois, Michigan and Alabama have enlisted the help of their National Guards to provide vaccinations…

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Featured on the UMD Alumni Blog By Kimberly Marselas ’00 Scott Plank ’88 was a partner in one of the best entrepreneurship stories to come out of the University of Maryland, overseeing Under Armour’s global supply chain and technology infrastructure, its retail expansion and the transformation of the Baltimore company’s physical presence during his 14…

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BALTIMORE, Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MediGO, the Baltimore-based technology company applying disruptive technology solutions to organ transplantation logistics, today announced a first-ever partnership with Nevada Donor Network (NDN), a leading organ procurement organization that maximizes the gift of life and health through organ, eye and tissue donation. “This is a game changing moment for transplantation,” said Scott…

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Scott Plank and family foundation with $20K donation check to cornerstones

The Plank Family Foundation donated $20,000 to Cornerstones 50 to aid with safety-net and human services programs for families and individuals affected by COVID-19. Scott Plank, an impact investor and philanthropist, celebrated the donation made by he and his family in June at a recent employee gathering at Reston National Golf Course, according to a press release by…

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Scott Plank and family foundation with $20K donation check to cornerstones

RESTON, VA — A local philanthropist and his family donated $20,000 to help Cornerstones provide support for Northern Virginia families impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Scott Plank, whose War Horse Cities purchased the Reston National Golf Course in 2019, and his family hosted a check presentation ceremony on Sept. 30 at the golf. The event…

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Scott Plank and family foundation with $20K donation check to cornerstones

Throughout the region, the need for immediate safety-net and emergency services continues to grow as the impact of COVID-19 is felt across multiple Northern Virginia neighborhoods and communities. For many local families and individuals, already struggling to keep a roof over their heads, feed their children, and access quality medical care, this pandemic only exacerbates…

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