November 2017

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.
Precision Dairy Technology Program to be Held at CTTC
The University of Maryland Extension will host "Precision Technology Use in Dairy Farming" on December 14th.
Gallery Shop Fulfills Garrett County Arts Council's Mission
The Garrett County Arts Council's Gallery Shop will celebrate its “first birthday” in its new location with an open house event on Friday and Saturday, November 24th and 25th.
Commissioners Working on Texas Eastern System Alert
Accident area residents may soon be able to receive alerts to warn them of pending Texas Eastern “blowdowns” and other scheduled natural gas events.
Garrett College Partners With Elementary Schools on Diversity Program
Jose Vitale, a Garrett College international student on the Lakers’ baseball team, has clearly hit a home run with two groups of elementary students.
HUBZone Update
The National Defense Authorization Act of 2018 (NDAA) has passed both the House and the Senate and is on its way to the President's desk. The NDAA includes important changes to the HUBZone program.
Help Reshape the Way the SBA Does Business
SBA invites you to complete a 10-15 minute survey to help assess your small business needs and your satisfaction with SBA programs.
Access to Capital Forum Set for December 12th
The Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs will host an Access to Capital Forum on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.
Garrett County Chamber Wins Awards at Tourism Summit
The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce won two awards at the 37th-Annual Tourism and Travel Summit presented by the Maryland Tourism Coalition.
Mtn. Fresh Producers Association to Hold Winter Farmers' Markets
The Mtn. Fresh Producers Association of Garrett County will hold a series of winter farmers’ markets, beginning Nov. 18 and running throughout the winter and spring.
Annual Election Held at GGBA Meeting
The annual election was held at the regular monthly meeting of the Greater Grantsville Business Association Oct. 25 at Penn Alps in Grantsville.
SBA to Host Face-to-Face With Franchisors
The SBA will be hosting a Face-to-Face With Franchisors event to introduce Veterans to business ownership and the special programs available just to them. Non-Veterans are also invited to attend.
SCORE To Host QuickBooks Basics Workshop
QuickBooks Basics for Small Business Owners and Start Ups gives you the basics to keep track of your business efficiently from the beginning and maintain your sanity at tax time.