Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

December 2020

DNR Opens New Access and Trails at Wolf Den Run
MD DNR announces that Wolf Den Run State Park has now opened two additional areas, adding 1,375 acres of land and 25 miles of multi-use trails, including off-road vehicle (ORV) use.
MD SBDC to Host FREE Western MD Retail Business Resiliency Training Series
Retail expert Marc Willson will share proven strategies retailers around the nation are using to weather & recover from changing regulatory requirements, economic realities, & customer expectations.
COVID-19 Panel Discussion and Update to Be Broadcast
A panel discussion will be broadcast on Friday, December 18, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. to answer frequently asked questions on the local response related to COVID-19.
Sector 23 (Construction) Virtual Networking Event to be Held January 20, 2021
This webinar is for small construction businesses who focus on the Sector 23 NAICS Codes. Panelists will speak on their experiences in the SBA 8(a) program and provide helpful tips for success.
Save the Date: Tech at the Gap 2021
Tech at the Gap 2021 will be held October 14, 2021 in Rocky Gap Casino Resort. Video presentations from Tech at the Gap 2019 are available free online.
Garrett County Arts Council Receives Grant for $MART ART, Shared Workspace
The Rural MD Council Grant Review Board notified Garrett County Arts Council that it has been approved to receive a grant from the Maryland Agriculture Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund.
Plans for Garrett Lakes Arts Festival Noted During Annual Meeting
The 2021 season opens with a “Sofa Series” of virtual concerts: National Players’ “As You Like It;” Barron Ryan's Where Classical Meets Cool; & Charlotte B. Alston, African American Storyteller.
Accessing South Atlantic Markets for US Maple Syrup
Future Generations University, in partnership with Garrett County Economic Development and others, was awarded a grant for the Accessing South Atlantic Markets for US Maple Syrup project.
LISC-Lowe's Rural Relief Small Business Grants Program
OneLISC is inviting small business owners in rural locations across the country to apply for the LISC-Lowe's Rural Relief Small Business Grants program.
FSU's Small Business Development Center Launches Business Transition Program
FSU and the Western MD SBDC have created a Legacy Business Transition Program to assist area business owners seeking to sell their businesses and individuals or entities interested in purchasing them.
2021-2022 Folklife Apprenticeship Applications Now Open
This grant supports traditional arts education through the teaching of skills from a master artist to a learner artist.