Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Jobs That Build Employer Fund
The Fund prioritizes two sets of initiatives that employers can consider implementing in their workplace: Employee Support Programs and Payroll Incentives.
GRMC Awarded ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade For Fourth Consecutive Year From Leapfrog Group
Nationally recognized as a Top 20 Rural and Community Hospital by the National Rural Health Association, GRMC’s excellent patient outcomes play a key role in the recognition the hospital achieves.
Maryland Launches Telework Assistance Program for Small Businesses 
The Business Telework Assistance Grant Program will provide grants of up to $25,000 to help businesses expand telework capabilities for their employees.
American Job Centers Offering Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers in December
Registration is required in advance. Participants have several options to log in via computer, with or without a camera/microphone, as well as tune in via smartphone.
Albers Aerospace Buys Garrett Container Systems
As a wholly owned subsidiary of Albers, GCS will maintain operations in Accident, Maryland, and be part of a larger organization with facilities across 28 states
Geppert, McMullen, Paye & Getty Announces Merger and New Location Heading Into 2023
The new office, which will open on December 1st, will be located at 5000 Thayer Center, Oakland, currently the location of the Gregory Law Firm, which will close November 30th.
Solnet Presented With 20th Anniversary Proclamation
The Dijak family moved the business to Garrett County in 2017 and has made significant contributions to the county while serving the Web Design & IT Security needs of the business community.
Commissioners Present Personally Yours Monogramming With 35th Anniversary Proclamation
Founded in 1987, owners Ken and Teresa Feather have carried on a tradition of quality that can be found in the very fabric of this community and surrounding region.
Garrett College Launches Electrical Apprenticeship Program
Beitzel Corporation and Rush Services are the College’s partners in the program, which includes paid, on-the-job training with the employers.
Small Business Facts: Reasons for Being a Small Business Owner
While there are multiple reasons to own a small business, most firm owners cite wanting to be their own boss and making more money as important reasons for owning their own business.
PAC Grand Opening Set for December 3rd
“It’s an exciting time,” said Mary Cummings, PAC’s executive director. “We’re looking forward to the grand opening, where we can recognize the state and county for funding this incredible facility."
Garrett College Hosts CEWD Workforce Summit
More than 50 human resources and management professionals from around the County came together last Tuesday at Garrett College for a Continuing Education and Workforce Development Workforce Summit.
SBA Announces Path Forward for Veteran Small Business Certification Program
The Veteran Small Business Certification Program will be the Agency’s primary vehicle for handling certification for veteran-owned small businesses and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses.
Carissa Rodeheaver Receives 2022 Maryland's Most Admired CEO Award
The center of Carissa Rodeheaver’s leadership style is leading by example and influencing through actions. She is open to change and welcomes new ideas and thoughts.
American Job Centers Offering Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers in November
Registration is required in advance. Participants have several options to log in via computer, with or without a camera/microphone, as well as tune in via smartphone.