Today will be full of showers with highs in the upper 50s. Winds could gust to 30mph in the afternoon.

Deep Creek Winter Sports Team is currently accepting registration for the coming winter season. The team is open to skiers and snowboarders ages 7-17. Members receive professional coaching, the opportunity to compete, and a great way for kids to get to know other kids with the same passion for skiing and snowboarding. For additional information regarding team dues and team training schedule visit the website at www.dcwst.org or contact Kellyann Green [email protected].

Maryland Community of Practice (Cop) & Life Course Framework will be presenting “Supporting Families Across the Lifespan” today from 1:00pm – 3:00pm in the GIEC building, room 111 at Garrett College. This workshop addresses support for families and people with developmental disabilities to create “The Good Life.”

Many Appalachian Christmas traditions date back to the Scottish-Irish settlers that made the Appalachian Mountains their home. Some of these traditions are still followed and have even spread beyond the mountains.

Did you know there is actually a lake under Deep Creek Lake? Read the just-released issue of the Deep Creek Dispatch, Newsletter of the Property Owners’ Association of Deep Creek Lake, Inc. to find out about Brown Lake and other lake-related issues of a more current nature.

Senator George Edwards and Delegate Wendell Beitzel will be holding their annual pre-legislative public meeting Thursday, December 7th, at 6:00pm in the GIEC building on the Garrett College campus.

Garrett County has over 900 small businesses and the Small Business Administration (SBA) wants to hear from you, via their new online survey!

Garrett College is offering a Maryland Handgun Qualification class on Saturday, December 9th in Grantsville. If you wish to purchase a handgun in Maryland, this is the first step in the application process. Call 301-387-3069 by Wednesday for more information or to register.

The Chamber will be hosting their December Business After Hours on Thursday, December 14th at Halian & Associates Landscaping in McHenry starting at 5:30pm.

Local Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations and Sales business owner, Jodi Taylor Refosco has been named the President-Elect of the national Vacation Rental Management Association.