Ribbon Cutting Held for Black Hawk Coffee Company
Last Updated on Nov 2, 2023 at 9:59am | Garrett County Economic Development
On Tuesday, October 24, 2023, the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce partnered with the Garrett County Department of Business Development to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Black Hawk Coffee Company
Connor Norman, Business Development Specialist and Chair of the Garrett County Diplomats, led the ceremony. Local dignitaries in attendance include County Commissioners Paul Edwards, Larry Tichnell, and Ryan Savage; Garrett County Administrator Kevin Null, Director of Community Development Steve Kelley, and Director of Public Works Jay Moyer; Chair of the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Steve Stuck and Chamber President Andrew Fike; and Nicole McCullough with the Greater Oakland Business Association.
Attendees congratulated Black Hawk proprietors Kayleigh and Charlene Tomblin and thanked them for their investment in the local community.
Connor Norman read a Senatorial Citation from Senator Chris Van Hollen’s office.
Kayleigh expressed her excitement for the future of Black Hawk Coffee Company and thanked everyone for attending the ceremony and for their support thus far.
To celebrate the occasion Black Hawk Coffee Company offered $1 drink specials all day and gave away special gifts sourced from local businesses.
Garrett County Diplomats Anne Davidson, Larissa Davis, Leah Gregg, Jessica Dijak, David Jochynek, Jared Jones, Julie Mead, James Nichols, Connor Norman, and Sarena Rodeheaver, assisted in the official ribbon cutting and presented Kayleigh and Charlene with a First Dollar of Profit certificate.
"Congratulations to the Tomblin family on your grand opening,” said Connor. “Your coffee shop isn't just a place for great brews; it's a cornerstone for community growth and economic vitality. Here's to stimulating not just taste buds, but our local economy.”
Black Hawk Coffee Company is cultivating a passion for coffee and community one cup at a time. The menu includes iced and frozen drinks, hot drinks, alternatives like hot chocolate and tea, and a variety of baked goods.
Patrons can enjoy the coffee shop’s cozy atmosphere or take their caffeine to-go thanks to Black Hawk’s convenient location at 225 East Oak Street in downtown Oakland, Maryland.
Photo: Owners Kayleigh and Charlene Tomblin cut the ribbon at Black Hawk Cofee Company. With them are Commissioners Paul Edwrds, Larry Tichnell, and Ryan Savage, County Administrator Kevin Null, Chamber of Commerce Interim President Andrew Fike, Chamber of Commerce Board Chair Steve Stuck, Nicole McCullough with the Greater Oakland Business Association, Director of Community Development Steve Kelley, Business Development Specialist Connor Norman, numerous Chamber Diplomat Committee members, family, and friends.