February 2018

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, February 12th, for in-person job seeker assistance.
MD Healthy Working Families Act - Frequently Asked Questions
Maryland's Office of Small Business Regulatory Assistance has released a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document on the new paid leave law.
Chamber to Host Special Seminar on New Paid Leave Law
Garrett County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Garrett College and Greater Grantsville Business Association, will host a seminar to help employers understand Maryland's new paid leave law.
Oakland Bypass Listed in County's 2018 Transportation Priorities
Oakland bypass included on the 2018 priority list of projects that county officials plan to send to the Maryland Department of Transportation.
Community Action Has Positive Impact in Garrett County
The numbers tell only half the story of the Garrett County Community Action Committee’s effect on the local area, its president says.
Free Solar Energy Informational Session Scheduled
A free informational session about solar energy will be held at 7 p.m. March 1 in the Garrett Information Enterprise Center, Room 111, at Garrett College.
Proximity Detection Systems Now Crucial for Operating a Safe Mining Site
Strata Worldwide, a global leader in mine safety innovation, has been working internationally and locally to improve safety in the mining industry through advanced technologies.
"Military March" Promotion Offered
Twenty-seven businesses will be participating in the Chamber's annual "Military March" promotion from March 1st through March 31st on non-holidays.
Women’s Networking Luncheon Held at Deep Creek Lake
The Garrett County Business Hub held its second monthly Women’s Networking Luncheon of the year last Thursday at Ace’s Run Restaurant & Pub, Deep Creek Lake. More than 25 women attended.
Free Business Networking Breakfast Scheduled Tuesday
The Garrett County Health Department extends an open invitation for Garrett County businesses to attend the “Networking Breakfast” from 8 to 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20th, at Wisp Resort.
2018 Garrett County Job Fair Employer Registration Now Open
Garrett College invites area businesses to participate in the upcoming 2018 Garrett County Job Fair slated for Wednesday, April 25th, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Garrett College Gymnasium.
GRMC Facility Becomes Grantsville Medical Center
Garrett Regional Medical Center’s primary and urgent care facility in Grantsville, which opened last year, has been rebranded Grantsville Medical Center.
Garrett College, FSU Sign Computer Articulation Agreements
Garrett College and Frostburg State University have signed articulation agreements in computer science and computer information systems that will allow students to move seamlessly from GC to FSU.
Mountain Laurel Medical Center Expanding to Enhance Patient Care
Mountain Laurel Medical Center’s administrative personnel, medical team and support staff are set to enhance the services they provide to area residents.
Business Plan Competition Applications Being Accepted
Garrett College and the Power of Possibilities team are currently accepting applications for the annual Power of Possibilities Business Plan and Innovation Competition.
Governor's Budget Includes Funding for Local Parks
Gov. Larry Hogan has requested more than $8 million in his proposed 2018-19 budget for municipal and state park improvement projects in Garrett County, Sen. George Edwards reported.