Prospect Associates of Silver Spring won a $50 million contract from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta for marketing and communication services.

The five-year contract enables the company to bid on projects from the CDC that could reach $10 million a year. The projects would include planning, media relations and market research to publicize public health issues.

Prospect Associates has worked with the CDC for the past 4 1/2 years doing similar work. The company developed public health programs for diabetes, women's health, hepatitis C and other health issues.

Prospect Associates is a biomedical research and health communications firm. The company was founded in 1979 and provides public relations, advertising, research and information technology to the public and private sector.

Paradigm Solutions Inc. of Rockville won a $32.6 million contract from the Treasury Department for automatic data processing and telecommunications services.

W.M. Schlosser Co. of Hyattsville won a $6.5 million contract from the Navy for construction of structures and facilities.

P&W Surplus Office Movers Inc. of Manassas won a $2 million contract from the Treasury Department for utilities and housekeeping facilities.

The Jack Morton Co. of Washington won a $1.2 million contract from the U.S. Postal Service for professional, administrative and management support services.

ITS Services Inc. of Springfield won a $1 million contract from the Internal Revenue Service for general purpose ADP equipment software, supplies and support.

Quatro Services of Richmond won a $988,566 contract from the Army for utilities and housekeeping services.

Technology Assessment and Transfer Inc. of Annapolis won a $498,593 contract from the Air Force for research and development.

Davis Boat Works of Newport News won a $486,074 contract from the Army for maintenance, repair and rebuilding of equipment.

PRC Inc. of Reston won a $395,089 contract from the Federal Aviation Administration for special studies and analysis.

Direct Marketing Associates of Baltimore won a $143,609 contract from the Government Printing Office for publication services.

J&L Mavilkia Inc. of Upper Marlboro won a $129,850 contract from the National Institute of Standards & Technology in Gaithersburg for maintenance, repair or alteration of real property.

LB&B Associates Inc. of Columbia won a $117,508 contract from the Air Force for maintenance, repair and rebuilding of equipment.

Telos Corp. of Ashburn won a $107,452 contract from the Navy for automatic data processing and telecommunications services.

MRA Systems Inc. of Baltimore won a $99,400 contract from Defense General Supply Center for aircraft components.

SJC Co. of Laurel won a $98,564 contract from the Agriculture Department in Beltsville for repairs.

The contracts listed were awarded by the federal government to companies and other vendors in Virginia, Maryland and the District.