Golden Ambassador Nominations Due September 8

The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce is once again seeking nominations from Chamber members for Honorary Golden Ambassador.

The person earning this Golden Ambassador title has contributed to tourism in Garrett County. Only Chamber members may nominate fellow Chamber members for this prestigious title. For the purposes of this award only, Chamber members shall mean owners, employees, and volunteers of a Garrett County Chamber member organization. Only one nomination form is required per nominee; multiple nomination forms for an individual will only be used for additional information about the individual but do not count as multiple nominations.

If you are interested in nominating someone for this distinction, please contact Sarah Duck at the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce at or 301.387.8746 to receive a nomination form.

The 2023 Golden Ambassador will be announced during the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce’s Autumn Glory Kick-Off Dinner & Reception, sponsored by UPMC Western Maryland, on Wednesday, October 11. The 2023 Golden Ambassador sponsor is Brookfield Renewable. The 56th Annual Autumn Glory Festival is sponsored by Team One GMC.

Please submit your completed nomination form to Sarah Duck by email at, fax at 301-334-8073, or mail, or drop off, your completed nomination to the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce located at 15 Visitors Center Drive McHenry, MD 21541 by 5:00 PM on Friday, September 8th.

The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce is the largest professional business association in the region with 500 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.