Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

September 2019

Garrett Trails "Ten Bucks A Foot" Campaign Under Way
Garrett Trails is currently running a “Ten Bucks A Foot” fundraising campaign to complete the Meadow Mountain Trail System and help with future trail projects.
2019 Women's Leadership Conference to be Held at Garrett College on October 24th
The conference is designed to help women leaders understand the unique challenges they face as they seek to make contributions and assume leadership roles within their organizations and communities.
Ready, Set, GROW! Small Business Development Event Set for October 18th
Are you interested in contracting opportunities with government agencies? If so, then the Ready, Set, GROW! Procurement Connections Workshop is for you.
MIPS Grants for Technology Product Development
Market-driven new technology and innovation leads to new products and new jobs. MIPS has been creating jobs in innovative Maryland companies for 32 years.
Opportunity Zones: A Legitimate Investment Option
U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Dr. John C. Fleming outlines how Opportunity Zones can benefit investors while at the same time help transform distressed communities.
Garrett College Hosting Manufacturing Conference in October
Robert Stearns, Founder and CEO of Powerful Potential International, a leadership development and organizational development consulting and training company, will be the keynote speaker.
Vagabond Taproom Readies for Early October Opening
Owners Pat & Michelle Hudnall said the idea for the theme of the bar came from a friend & hearkens to the era of the “Four Vagabonds” (Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone & John Burroughs).
Garrett College Approved for Paramedic Degree Program
The MD Higher Education Commission also awarded the Paramedic Studies program the Health Manpower Shortage designation as part of the approval process.
Deputy Secretary Wu: "Maryland is Open for Business"
To further encourage economic development and business growth, Wu noted, Gov Hogan has been able to cut taxes five years in a row, putting $1.25 billion “back in the pockets of hardworking citizens.
Commissioners Award Bid for Keysers Ridge Project
The Garrett County Commissioners awarded a nearly $3.4 million bid Tuesday afternoon for a wastewater treatment plant infrastructure project at the Keysers Ridge Business Park.
Tri-State Law Enforcement Recruiting Fair Set for October 22nd
Interested in a career in law enforcement? Stop by the Tri-State Law Enforcement Recruiting Fair to meet with police and corrections officers from MD, WV, and PA.
Wolf Den Run State Park Opens
Located in Kitzmiller, Wolf Den Run is the first state park to offer off-highway vehicle trails.
ClosetMaid Announces Job Fairs - September 11th & September 16th
ClosetMaid is recruiting for second shift (3:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.) full-time positions.