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KIPP Durham College Prep’s Historic Holloway Street School Opens

September 20, 2016

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KIPP Durham College Prep, along with community leaders and its community development partners, celebrated the opening of its newly renovated, historic Holloway Street School on Friday. KIPP Durham opened in August 2015 to a founding class of 90 fifth graders. In its first year of operation, the school operated in the Holloway Street School’s gymnasium which had been converted into four small classrooms. Renovations and additions on the nearly ninety-year old building took fourteen months.

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Enhanced Community Development Joins Celebration of Tissue Mill Opening in Rural Maine

September 1, 2016

Representatives of Enhanced Community Development were pleased to attend the recent grand opening of the St. Croix Tissue mill in Baileyville, Maine, which, thanks in part to financing Enhanced provided through the Maine New Markets Capital Investment Program, has created 80 new jobs at a manufacturing facility and is helping preserve more than 300 jobs at the Woodland Pulp mill. The opening of the tissue manufacturing facility comes at a critical time. In the last several years, Maine has seen a number of significant closures in the paper industry.

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Catherine Blume Took Home the Millennium Award

July 17, 2016

Catherine M. Blume

Enhanced Capital’s Catherine Blume took home the Millennial Award in the Financial Services category after being chosen as one of three finalists from over 200 nominations. The “Voices of a Generation” themed Millennial Awards external link honored New Orleans millennials who make significant contributions in their industry and well as making a positive impact in the community.

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Greenskies Assumes No. 1 Ranking Among U.S. Solar Companies

June 17, 2016

Greenskies Renewable Energy, a Connecticut-based solar energy company launched in a Westbrook basement eight years ago, has become the nation’s No. 1 solar energy company in the commercial and industrial market sector, according to Greentech Media, or GTM, the solar industry’s leading research firm and data tracker.