Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

May 2023

Oakland’s Kick Off to Summer Event Scheduled for June 10th
The event will take place in Oakland from 11 AM - 4 PM. Activities will include a cornhole tournament, a Beer Walk, food vendors, live music and performances, sidewalk sales, and more.
American Job Centers Offering Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers in June
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.
Addressing Farmer Stress Webinar Series
Increase your knowledge about the impact mental health, effective communication techniques, building resilience within your community, and stress and stigma have on producers and their families.
2023 Small Business Maryland State Procurement Opportunities of $50,000 or Less Webinar
The webinar will be held June 14th from 10 AM to 12 PM. Advance registration is required. Eleven state procurement agencies will participate in the webinar.
Senator George Edwards Fund Announces First Round of Economic Development Projects
The total value of the funded projects is $178,492,323, which is leveraged by $19,866,223 from the Fund. The projects are expected to create over 600 direct, permanent jobs.
Farm and Food Workers Relief Program
Farm workers and meat packers may be eligible to claim a $600 payment for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Garrett County Partnering with Comcast to Expand Broadband to More Than 300 Homes and Businesses
“Access to high-speed internet is critical for Garrett County,” said Commissioner Paul Edwards. “We remain committed to connecting our communities."
Ribbon Cutting Held for Thousand Acres Golf Club's 18-Hole Championship Golf Course
Thousand Acres Golf Club's vision is to be a world class golf course experience. The golf club is semi-private and open to the public. Memberships are available.
Railey Design, LLC Presented With 10th Anniversary Proclamation
Founded in 2008, the Railey Family, following a 50-year legacy of serial entrepreneurship and investment in our community, opened this business to serve the interior design needs of our community.
RS BioTherapeutics Announces Filing of Provisional Plant Patent Application for New Cultivar to Serve as Botanical Raw Material Source for First Compound
Jeremy Plumb, Chief Cultivation Officer of RS BioTherapeutics said, “The filing of this provisional patent application is an important step as we proceed in the development of RSBT-001.