Current News, Events, and Press Releases

21st Century Rural
Adventure Capital, located in Garrett County is gathering steam on a new initiative to locate broadband-connected business to the Mountains of Western Maryland.
A.D. Naylor & Co. ‘Still Going Strong’ After 133 Years
A.D. Naylor & Co. is still going strong and will continue serving its local communities for many years to come, according to the company’s new president, Joe Delosier.
Getty Named Director of Business Relationships at First United
Katherine W. Getty has been named director of business relationships at First United, according to Carissa L. Rodeheaver, chairwoman of the board, president and chief executive officer.
National Women's Business Council Releases FY 2017 Annual Report on Women Entrepreneurs
The National Women’s Business Council is pleased to share with you the Council’s Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2017: Accelerating The Future Of Women Entrepreneurs – The Power of the Ecosystem.
MD InfoPortal: A Digital Catalog of State Assistance Programs
Maryland InfoPortal is the best one stop for finding financial and non-financial assistance offered by Maryland state government agencies on the web.
WVU Hospitals, Garrett Regional Medical Center Enter Into Management Agreement
Garrett Regional Medical Center has entered into a management agreement with WVU Hospitals effective January 1, 2018.
Mountain Laurel Medical Center to Open McCoole Facility
Mountain Laurel Medical Center, which provides primary care services, will be opening a new location in McCoole to serve their growing patient base.
TGCC Highlights 2017 Accomplishments
Executive Director Brenda Smith highlighted The Greater Cumberland Committee’s accomplishments for 2017 at its annual meeting held on Friday, December 1st.
Planning for Growth: How to Add Headcount While Staying Lean
Growing a team is every business owner's dream, but doing so thoughtfully and strategically can be challenging when you're on a budget.
CyberSecure My Business Webinar: How to Protect Key Assets and Data
Join the National Cyber Security Alliance and its partners on December 12th at 2:00 p.m. to learn about how to keep your business safe and secure online.
SCORE Live Webinar: Advocate for Your Business
Government officials make decisions that impact your ability to conduct business, so shouldn’t you be involved in advocating for your company?
DLLR Representatives Available for In-Person Job Seeker Assistance
David Levesque, Employment Specialist and Workshop Facilitator with MD DLLR, and DLLR's Veterans' representative, will be in Oakland on Monday, December 11th, for in-person job seeker assistance.
Hogan Introduces Paid Leave Compromise Proposal
Gov. Hogan announced a compromise proposal to provide paid leave benefits to Marylanders while altering several elements of the bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly, and subsequently vetoed.
Private Applicator Pesticide License Requirements
Training dates for farmers applying for new and renewal Private Applicator Pesticide Licenses have been scheduled by the University of Maryland Extension, Garrett County Office.
Mt. Top Fruit and Vegetable Meeting Set for December 15th
?The University of Maryland Extension will host the Mt. Top Fruit and Vegetable Meeting on December 15th.