Deep Creek Daily Notes Blog August 31

Thursday August 31, 2023: The weather today will be patchy fog in the morning. Sunny, with highs around 70 and a low of 48. Northeast winds of around 5 to 10 mph.

Around thirty GCPS high school students studying AP Environmental Science attended a two-day boot camp at HEEC.

A few listings in our online marketplace have been updated. Also listed: a group of friends of mine are looking to borrow a pontoon boat for their annual fishing trip to DCL. This will be their 41st year visiting the lake!

As Garrett County students begin the school year on September 5th, safety is paramount. The Traffic and Transportation Advisory Committee emphasizes shared responsibility for bus safety—motorists must note traffic laws including bus signals.

The Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund backs the Rural Maryland Council’s projects, including the Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund and rural Regional Councils. See here for the full list of Fiscal Year 2024 Grant Recipients. In addition, Maryland awards $34.6 Million in Rural Legacy Program Grants.

HART for Animals has reintroduced the Reading Buddies program, offering children a chance to read to lovable pets while enjoying new books, treats, and cushions. The sessions are held on Thursdays from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Enzo’s Library in the lobby.

Today, communities worldwide, including Garrett County, unite to honor those lost or forever impacted by drug overdose. International Overdose Awareness Day, held annually on August 31, aims to foster understanding, lessen the stigma of drug-related deaths, and drive change to minimize drug use harms.

Experience a fantastic evening at Honi-Honi Bar tonight with a family-friendly Karaoke event. Step up as the star of the night and enjoy a night filled with music and fun!

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