November 2019

FireFly Farms, Among the Most-Awarded in the US, Proudly Celebrates Another 15 Awards for its Handmade Cheeses in 2019
“It has been a great year for FireFly Farms,” remarked National Sales Director, Cristi Menard. “These fifteen new awards bring FireFly Farms’s individual award count to a staggering 120!"
Southern Band Wins Atlantic Coast Championship
The Southern Garrett Marching Band won its first-ever Tournament of Bands 1A Atlantic Coast Championship on Saturday in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Backbone Food Farm Has Successful Hemp Trial Season
A small hemp crop was grown for the first time this year at Backbone Food Farm near Oakland. The trial was set up for 100 plants so the Dubanskys could study different varieties.
AAUW Branch Celebrates Women-Owned Businesses
The American Association of University Women — Garrett Branch hosted a reception last Thursday to recognize the “motivation, dedication and hard work” of women business owners.
Anonymous Donors Plan $1 Million Estate Gift for Garrett College
A couple who are part-time residents of the Deep Creek Lake area has established a $1 million estate gift to the Garrett College Foundation to be used in connection with either the college’s performin