Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

August 2022

Mountain Maryland Hemp Alliance to Host Hemp Fiber Field Day
The purpose of the event is to provide a forum for potential growers, researchers, marketing experts, and industrial hemp product users to discuss the future of Industrial Hemp in Garrett County.
Affordable Housing in Maryland: A Rural Developer’s Experience
Duane Yoder, President/CEO of Garrett County Community Action, recently shared his experiences and insights on affordable housing in Garrett County with the Maryland Department of Planning.
American Job Centers Offering Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers in September
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.
FCC to Host Public Meetings About Affordable Connectivity Program
The Federal Communication Commission's Consumer Affairs and Outreach Division will be in Garrett County on August 29th for two public meetings about the Affordable Connectivity Program.
Commissioners Present Fitzwater Furniture With 75th Anniversary Proclamation
Founded in 1947, Fitzwater Furniture has remained a family-owned business dedicated to crafting the home furnishing hopes and dreams of the community and surrounding region.
Upcoming SBA Webinar: Access to Capital for Minority Small Businesses
Join the SBA and Public Private Strategies Institute for a webinar on Wednesday, August 31, 2022. at 2 PM to learn about access to capital for minority small businesses.
Garrett County Community Action's Homeownership Education and Financing Classes
Many individuals and families dream of owning their own home. CAC's Homeownership Education and Finance classes can help turn that dream into reality.
SBA and Small Business Majority to Host 'The Bottom Line' Webinar Series
The SBA and Small Business Majority will host a webinar series on timely topics aimed at informing and connecting small business owners with SBA resources and tools to meet today’s challenges.
TEDCO to Host Inaugural Tech Fair
TEDCO will host its inaugural Tech Fair focusing on connecting underserved small businesses to resources and technology on September 12, 2022 at The Hotel at UMD. The event is free to the public.
FREE Cybersecurity Seminar: A Must Attend for Small Business Owners
The Western Maryland IT Center of Excellence is pleased to present a FREE seminar to the business community, hosted at Allegany College of Maryland. Pre-registration is required.