September 2017

Finding Your Funding Workshop Offered
This workshop is designed to provide individuals and organizations seeking to grow and sustain their business through grants with the knowledge and resources to find grant opportunities.
Governor's Office of Small, Minority, & Women Business Affairs to Offer Trainings
Learn about MBE rights and responsibilities and how to amp up your business by attending upcoming trainings offered by the Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs.
6th Annual Business & Industry Appreciation Held
Local businesses were recognized at the 6th Annual Business & Appreciation Business Before Hours event held at Wisp Resort.
DLLR Representative Available for In-Person Job Seeker Assistance
David Levesque, Employment Specialist and Workshop Facilitator with MD DLLR, will be in Oakland on October 2nd for in-person job seeker assistance.
Apprenticeship 101 Business Information Event Scheduled
An Apprenticeship 101 Business information event - Grow Your Workforce - is being held on Monday, September 25th, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Allegany College of Maryland
MBE Program Goal & Subgoals Survey
This is your last chance to share your feedback on the Minority Business Enterprise Program's overall goal and subgoals.
MEA Launches Wind Grant Programs
The MD Energy Administration has announced the launch of the FY 2018 Residential Wind Grant and Community Wind Grant Programs with combined program funding of $1 million.
Chamber Launches New Task Forces
The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce has launched two new task forces to tackle two of the biggest challenges facing our community - workforce development and economic growth.
Garrett County's Autumn Glory Festival Celebrates 50 Years
Since the event began in 1967, Garrett County's Autumn Glory Festival has gotten worldwide attention as a must-see destination
Garrett County Cheeses Win Medals From American Cheese Society
Several Garrett County cheeses entered by High Country Creamery and FireFly Farms recently received medals at the American Cheese Society competition in Denver, Colorado.
Chamber Announces Upcoming Network Events
The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce has announced its upcoming Business After Hours and Business Before Hours events.
Commissioners Attend "Productive" MACo Conference
“We were able to have productive discussions with our counterparts across the state, but more importantly, with those people in positions that can make things happen here,” Edwards said.
Leadership Garrett County Now Taking Applications
Organizers of Leadership Garrett County, now entering its second year, recently announced that applications are now being accepted for this year’s program.
Help Save Garrett County's HUBZone Designation
Garrett County businesses and residents are being asked to contact Congressional members to ask for their support of U.S. House of Representatives bill H.R. 3294 to save Garrett County's HUBZones.
Local Business Alert
Garrett County State's Attorney, Lisa Thayer Welch, urges you and your employees to use caution when accepting checks on accounts of "Bluebird by American Express."
Mandatory Paid Leave - Preserve the Veto
To sustain the governor's veto of HB 1 - Mandated Paid Leave - the Maryland Business Coalition is fighting back to ensure that the citizens of Maryland are educated with what the bill really means.
Record Year for Tourism in Garrett County
According to the Maryland Office of Tourism, Garrett County’s increases have even outpaced Maryland’s tourism growth.