Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

May 2018

Breathe Grace Medical Supply Opens in Oakland 
Breathe Grace Medical Supply recently opened in Oakland. The shop offers durable medical equipment, oxygen therapy, bath safety products, and more.
Ground Broken for Mountain Laurel Medical Center Expansion
Ground was broken at Mountain Laurel Medical Center in Oakland for a two-story, 4,700-square-foot addition.
Businesses Still Being Accepted for Work Ethic Program
To address the ongoing workforce challenges for employers, the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce and Garrett County Public Schools have created the Work Ethic Diploma program for high school seniors.
New Vacation and Activities Guides Now Available
The 2018-2019 Garrett County Visitors and Activities Guides are now available to display at your business.
Feather Fitness and Thairapy Brings Variety to Oakland
At Feather Fitness and Thairapy in Oakland, customers can chose from hair services or a variety of group fitness classes ranging from strength training and spin classes to yoga.
The Casselman Bakery and Café Opens at Deep Creek Lake 
The aroma of fresh baked goods made its way to the Deep Creek Lake area last week when the Casselman Bakery and Café opened for business.
Hill Top Fruit Market Reaches 60-Year Milestone
For the last 60 years, customers have been purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables at Hill Top Fruit Market in Grantsville.
Artistically Speaking: Steampunk - Where the Past Meets the Future
What is Steampunk? We asked artist Brenda Caldwell of Aunt B’s Place, the local go-to gal for all things in the genre. She has been creating original Steampunk art for the past six years.
Business Spotlight: Arrowhead Market
Anyone who comes to Deep Creek Lake, whether for a week or an hour, usually ends up at Arrowhead Market - your "everything market."
Business Spotlight: JG's Pub - 30 Years of Food, Drink, and Fun!
One thing that has remained constant is the great food and friendly atmosphere that have made JG’s Pub a favorite among locals and visitors for 30 years.
Business Spotlight: Rush Services, Inc. Celebrates 35 Years in Business
For 35 years, Rush Services has been providing exemplary service to residents and businesses in Garrett County and beyond.
Senator Edwards Reports On "One of The Best" Legislative Sessions 
Senator George Edwards and Delegate Wendell Beitzel gave a wrap-up report on the 2018 Maryland General Assembly during the Chamber of Commerce’s Business Before Hours event at Wisp Resort.
Northern and Southern Garrett High Schools in US News and World Report School Rankings for 2018
Northern and Southern Garrett High Schools each received the 2018 “Bronze” national ranking as two of the best high schools in the United States by "U.S. News and World Report."
County Commissioners' Economic Development Overview - May 2018
The Garrett County Commissioners presented an economic development overview to the public on May 9, 2018.
Growing Your Business Beyond the Startup Phase
Are you looking to grow your business beyond the startup phase? Join Maryland Tech Council’s Young Professionals Society (YPS) to gain insight on getting out of startup mode.
Press Release - Economic Development Director Announcement
Michael E. Hough Selected as County Economic Development Director.