6th Annual Business & Industry Appreciation Held

Last Updated on Sep 25, 2017 at 3:47pm | Garrett County Economic Development

In an ongoing effort to recognize the economic development, job creation, and investment that has occurred in our community over the last year, the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce and the Garrett County Office of Economic Development recently presented the 66th Annual Business & Industry Appreciation Business Before Hours. The event, held at Wisp Resort, was sponsored by Clear Mountain Bank and Railey Mountain Lake Vacations.
County Commissioner Jim Hinebaugh provided updates on economic development in Garrett County, along with a recognition of new businesses, expanding businesses, and businesses that have hit milestones in continous years of operation in the county. Certificates and plaques were presented to identified, eligible businesses and companies.
The 55 new businesses recognized included:  
--Albright Services
--Allied Inspection Service
--Amish Connections
--Apple Alley Designs
--Artists and Dreamers
--Back Nine Sports Bar and Grill, LLC
--Backbone Mountain Maple
--Chestnut Floors
--Clara's Garden, Inc.
--Constant Cleaning
--Curb Appeal Marketing
--Deep Creek Aesthetics
--Deep Creek Ski and Snowboard Rentals
--Dragon Timber
--DS Construction
--Ed's This and That
--F&T Lawn Care and Maintenance
--First Home Mortgage
--Garrett Energy Solutions, LLC
--Gourmet and More
--Grandma's Ice Box
--Grantsville Equipment Company, LLC
--Green Hill Farm
--Hav-a-Lot, LLC
--Hershman Rental
--IDR Pro
--JMV Bargain Outlet, LLC
--John's Body Shop
--Karl Shaffer Home Services
--Lakeside Property Services
--McGuire Plumbing & Heating Inc. Western Maryland Division
--Mill Creek & Co. Events
--Mistress Motorsports
--Norman Networking and Promotions
--Odds N Ends Handyman Service
--Organic Spray by Maggie May
--Party of 5, LLC
--Pharoah Cabs
--Prestige Construction
--Schrock's Metal Works
--Smoke N Mirrors Photography
--Stone Crafters Masonry
--Tele Com Consultants
--The Reading Station
--The White Barn at Lucas Farm
--Tim's Handy Man
--Top Chefs on Alder, LLC
--Tu-Macs Services, LLC
--Twin Tails Event Farm
--UR Knick My Knack
--Wellness Living, Inc.
--Western Maryland Towing & Recovery
--Yoder Services
The nine expanding businesses recognized included:  
--Betizel Corporation
--First Peoples Community Federal Credit Union
--Fun Unlimited
--Garrett Regional Medical Center
--GCC Technologies, LLC
--Hilltop Auto & Collision Center
--Horizon Goodwill
--Joint Training Facility (JTF)
--Total Biz Fulfillment, Inc.
Those businesses reaching milestones in continuous years of operation in business included:  Total Biz Fulfillment, Inc. - 75 years, Fitzwater Furniture - 70 years, and The Data Entry Company (TDEC) - 50 years.
Congratulations to all the recognized businesses, and thanks to our sponsors.
Click here to view the economic development presentation provided by Commissioner Hinebaugh.