Thursday April 5

Very windy and wintery last evening. The weather for today will be mostly sunny and a high of 38. The temperature will drop to about 32 and we could see scattered rain and/or snow showers overnight. Little to no accumulation expected.

Allegheny Mountains Weather posted this possible forecast into Sunday. It’s all estimates now but potentially another 8-12″ of snow into Sunday.
The Women’s Networking Luncheon is today at Ace’s Run restaurant from 12:00 Noon – 1:00pm.

Make plans for Team Trivia this evening at Mountain State Brewing Company in McHenry starting at 6:30pm.

A nice desk listed in our Online Marketplace has been reduced in price! Check it out under the “furniture” category.

The Chamber is accepting applications for the 2018 Autumn Glory King & Queen. The applications are currently available at Northern and Southern High Schools.  For more information about the Autumn Glory King & Queen, please contact Melissa Margraff at 30.387.5237 or

The Chamber is also accepting nominations for the 2018 Heise Entrepreneurial Spirit Award.  The award, given in honor of Helmuth & Evelyn Heise, is presented to a local entrepreneur(s) for their contributions to the economic growth of Garrett County. The award will be presented at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner on June 7, 2018.

The semi-famous MuttMinster Dog Show will be held this year on April 21st from Noon – 5:00pm at Garrett College. Go ahead, enter your pooch.

Feeling stressed?  Well, you aren’t alone, though Maryland is relatively unstressed (less than California!) according to a recent study conducted by Wallet Hub. Check out the report to see where Maryland is on the scale.  Louisiana, New Mexico and West Virginia were the top three stressed states based on the methodology employed.

TEDCO, the Maryland Technology Development Corporation, is reaching out to hear from entrepreneurs who have started or plan to start a for-profit, technology-based, product company located in Maryland, and researchers or scientists who are thinking about commercializing a technology in Maryland. If you are in either of these categories, please take a few minutes to participate in a research project.

Had the pleasure of hearing from a few of the college’s bright, energetic and interesting Adventure Sports Management students yesterday morning. They talked about their experiences in this nationally ranked program and a recent conference presentation on technology and adventure learning. Very impressive! Here they are with Professor David Erbe addressing the President’s Circle.

Presidents Circle Presentations


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