Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

July 2022

Maryland Department of Transportation Seeks Comment on Draft State Freight Plan and State Rail Plan
Both plans are expected to be finalized and become available online later this year once approved by the governing federal agency. The public comment period will close August 11, 2022.
Expand Your Reach to Global Markets
The MD Global Consulting Program is an opportunity for companies to work with a team of 3-5 business graduate students to expand their global business or solve an international business challenge.
American Job Centers Offering Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers in August
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.
ARC Announces Community Capacity-Building Initiative 
The first track, READY Nonprofits, is currently accepting applications. READY Nonprofits helps nonprofit executives and board members increase their capacity in multiple areas.
MD Labor Accepting Applications for Its New Supporting Recovery Through Employment Competitive Grant
The MD Dept. of Labor has a new funding opportunity intended to support the development of a training to employment pipeline for individuals in recovery from substance abuse disorder.
Rural Maryland Council Releases Survey to Identify Rural Maryland Issues
The Rural Maryland Council created a short survey to identify the concerns and challenges faced in rural Maryland. Response deadline is August26, 2022.
Tri-County Council Releases Economic Development Survey
We are asking for public input to complete this important strategy-driven plan for regional economic development. Participants will be entered into a drawing to receive one of 5 $100 VISA gift cards.
Governor Hogan Announces Project Restore Now Accepting Additional Applications from New or Expanding Maryland Businesses
The second application round for Project Restore, an economic recovery initiative that provides financial incentives for small businesses and commercial developers, opened July 7th.
Ribbon Cutting Held for The Casselman Market in Grantsville
The Casselman Market in Grantsville is a full-service grocery and supermarket offering an easier and smarter way to save money on high-quality groceries.
Ribbon Cutting Held for Huckleberry's Catering in Accident
With over 28 years in the hospitality industry, Huckleberry's Catering provides exquisite catering services for all types and sizes of events.
Garrett Regional Medical Center officially joins WVU Medicine
As of July 1, 2022, Garrett Regional Medical Center is a full member of the WVU Health System, an integrated network of doctors, hospitals, clinics, and specialized institutes across several states.