Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

July 2015

POP Mountain Maker Fest Scheduled
As part of the Power of Possibilities series, a Maker Fest is being held August 15th at Garrett College.
Increased Funding Approved for SBA's 7(a) Loan Program
A bill to increase the lending authority for SBA's 7(a) loan program for FY 2015 was passed by Congress and signed by the President.
SBA 7(a) Loan Program Reaches FY 2015 Loan Guaranty Program Limit
SBA is forced to suspend its 7(a) small business lending until the start of the new fiscal year on October 1, 2015.
Garrett College Offers Workshop for New Business Owners
"Launching Your New Business" Workshop set for July 30th at Garrett College.
2015 Business and Industry Appreciation Scheduled
The Chamber of Commerce and the Department of Economic Development will hold its annual Business and Industry Appreciation on September 15th.
Required Credit Card Changes Impacting Your Business Seminar
The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce will be partnering with GGBA and GOBA to host a seminar on understanding the EMV changes.
In the Spotlight - The Alley
Looking for a fun, affordable family activity? Check out the newly renovated family fun center known as The Alley, located in Oakland, Maryland.
In the Spotlight - Lakeside Creamery: The Rewards Have Never Been Sweeter
Nothing says summer like ice cream! And nothing beats the tempting taste of the homemade ice cream served at Deep Creek Lake’s very own Lakeside Creamery.
In the Spotlight - Greenscapes, LLC
If your home is missing usable outdoor space, Greenscapes can help.