Stonegate apartments in Elkton sold
While I was out and about ... The 260-unit Stonegate Apartment complex on Elkton-Newark Road (Route 279) near the Delaware state line has recently been sold to Lowe Enterprises Investors, in a joint venture with a foreign investment client. The complex is situated on 19.3 acres and includes 26 two- and threestory buildings.
LEI plans to invest $2.4 million to upgrades to units, clubhouse and common areas.
LEI also recently acquired the 228-unit Christina Mill apartment complex in Newark, Del. LEI is an affiliate of Lowe Enterprises, a national investment, development and management firm that was once interested in developing Bainbridge.
*** Cecil County’s 1,900 businesses will take the spotlight during the week of May 2327 when the county’s office of economic development hosts its annual Business Appreciation Week.
County Executive Tari Moore will accompany office of economic development staff members on prescheduled personal visits that week, including small and large companies.
Businesses who are interested in having a visit are encouraged to contact the OED at 410-996-6292, or email email@example.com as soon as possible.
Also, part of the week’s events is a two-hour free seminar to help small local businesses expand their markets domestically, with foreign countries and government contracts where they will get information about state programs to assist small business.
“Smart Ways to Reach New Markets” will be presented by Maryland Secretary Jimmy Rhee of the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs and Jessica Reynolds of the Office of International Relations and Trade in the Maryland Department of Commerce.
The seminar will be at the Elkton Central Library from noon to 2 p.m. May 26. Participants will be provided with networking opportunities and a free lunch before the seminar starts. Interested companies should register for this free event at
O’Leigh to hold skin cancer screenings
In honor of May being Melanoma Awareness Month, Dr. Marc Scheiner at O’Leigh Cosmetic Center & MedSpa in Elkton is reserving an entire week of https:// reachnewmarkets. eventbrite.com/, or call 410996-6292.
Following the seminar, the OED will conduct a ribboncutting ceremony for a new boardwalk addition at Lee’s Landing in Port Deposit.
Business Appreciation Weeks ends May 27 with an open house in the office of economic development to meet staff and learn about programs in the county administration building at 200 Chesapeake Blvd. in Elkton from 8 to 10 a.m.
*** I have a shout-out for Milburn Stone Theatre this week.
Interim Artistic Director and General Manager Bambi Johnson just announced that the theater broke an all-time ticket sales number with “The Little Mermaid” that recently closed.
Final total ticket sales for The Little Mermaid hit 4,043, which tops the previous highest ticket sales of 3,537 for “Les Miserables.” Prior to that the theater’s encore production of “Shrek” topped sales with 3,403.
“We’re so proud,” Johnson said, attributing the high total to the show itself, a wellknown, beloved Disney tale, and the excellent reputation of Milburn Stone.
Meanwhile, Milburn Stone continues to raise money to reimburse Cecil College for a new theater sound system that is expected to be installed in time for “A Few Good Men,” starting Aug. 6.
“Our 2017 schedule is robust and includes four new releases and a Disney
appointments for free skin cancer screenings for the community.
Scheiner is a plastic surgeon who specializes in surgical dermatology. During a patient’s visit, he will evaluate the skin for any suspicious skin growths and show,” Johnson said, noting it will be announced this fall.
*** Susquehanna Workforce Network has a large Job Fair coming up Thursday at Singerly Banquet Hall, located at 300 Newark Road (Route 279) in Elkton from noon to 4 p.m.
Alan Sexton, business coordinator for SWN, says there’s more than 50 employers going to be there looking to hire new employees. Everyone who needs a job should plan to be there and ready to fill out applications and bring their resumes with them.
*** Ali Batts, owner of Suite 302 Barber Salon on Route 40 near Route 896 in Newark, Del., has opened a second salon in Elkton.
Suite 410 Barber Salon opened April 30 in the newly renovated shopping plaza near the Taco Bell at the intersection of Route 40 and Route 213.
His Elkton salon is more of a one-stop shop since he intends to provide three other services starting in June.
A hair salon behind the barber salon will have four stylists when it opens. Men and women will be able to shop in The Closet Boutique, which will carry jewelry, accessories, handbags and cosmetics; or get their picture taken at Clifton Howell Photography studio before they leave.
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make recommendations for treatment. Daytime and evening appointments are available through this Friday.
Call 410-620-9722 to schedule your appointment time. The office is located at 360 E. Pulaski Highway in Elkton on the third floor.
Stonegate apartments, located in Elkton near the Delaware border, was recently sold to an investment firm.
Ali Batts just opened Suite 410 Barber Salon, his second location, on Route 40.