51st Annual Autumn Glory Festival King & Queen Announced

The 2018 Autumn Glory Royalty Court has been selected for the 51st Annual Autumn Glory Festival. This year’s King is Hayden McLaughlin and the Queen is Maria Walch. Garrett Regional Medical Center, a proud affiliate of WVU Medicine, is the sponsor of the 51st Annual Autumn Glory Festival.

Hayden is a member of varsity baseball, basketball, and football at Southern. He is a member of Crossroads church and is a Fellowship of Christian Athletes huddle leader. Hayden helps with youth sports camps and is recognized for making the honor roll.

 Maria is a member of National Honor Society, Student Council, and is an honor roll student. She spends her time volunteering at HART for Animals and is a leader at 4-H camp during the summer. Maria also is enrolled in Brenda’s Body Shop classes and her passions include music and dance.

The Autumn Glory King & Queen will be present at the Autumn Glory Kick-Off Reception on Wednesday, October 10, and they will be featured in the Autumn Glory Grand Feature Parade on Saturday, October 13. Besides having the honor of representing their home county during the Autumn Glory Festival and at other events, the Royalty Court will receive monetary donations towards their future educational attainments.

The 51st Annual Autumn Glory Royalty Court sponsors are Byco Enterprises, Inc; Hugh Umbel Companies (Bear Creek Traders, Deep Creek Shop’n Save Fresh, Huey’s Ice Cream, Legacy Home Corp., McHenry Beverage Shoppe and Perkins Restaurant & Bakery); and Potomac Edison.

The 51st Annual Autumn Glory Festival is October 10 – 14, 2018. Festivities include two large parades, concerts, band competitions, art exhibits, antique & craft shows and much more. The Festival is timed to coincide with the peak of Fall foliage in Garrett County and you can take in the breathtaking views of the spectacular foliage by driving the 2018 Autumn Glory Fall Foliage Tours. For more information about the 51st Annual Autumn Glory Festival, please go to www.visitdeepcreek.com/51st-annual-autumn-glory-festival.

The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce is the largest professional business association in the region with 600 members representing every industry in the community.  The mission of the Chamber is to organize, support and represent Garrett County’s business community in advancing common interests and additionally to promote Garrett County’s hospitality and recreation industry by attracting visitors to the county through comprehensive marketing. The Garrett County Chamber also serves as the Destination Marketing Organization and Heritage Area Management entity for the County.

Garrett County Autumn Glory KIng & Queen