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The weather today will be sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 2pm and 3pm. A high near 72 and a low around 59.

A special thanks to long-time reader Jannie Chapman for this gorgeous photo!

Jannie Chapman Boat Day at Deep Creek Lake, MD

Ok, so all of our regular readers know about the 2019 People’s Choice Challenge and how it’s designed to celebrate all of our local favorites! But, I need to mention it again to be sure we receive your nominations in the PROFESSIONALS category:

  • Doctor / Nurse
  • Dentist / Hygienist
  • Insurance Agent
  • Lawyer / Attorney
  • Performer or Band
  • Hair Dresser / Cosmetologist  / Masseuse
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Photographer
  • Banker / Financial Advisor / CPA
  • Community Member / Champion / Volunteer

At 5pm tonight, there is a forum for individuals ages 16-24 years old who are not in school nor employed. Discussion topics will include education, workforce development and employment, substance use, transportation barriers and living with disabilities. Come share your perspective!

Also, there’s Team Trivia at Mountain State Brewing and the Pocket Park movie at dusk is Ralph Breaks the Internet.

The Maryland Department of Tourism shares 11 Ways to Get Out on the Water! Deep Creek Lake is listed at #10 on their list (but we know we’re #1 in your hearts!).

The Deep Creek Watershed Foundation is auctioning off a FLYING SCOT #16 that was graciously donated to the Foundation by the family of the late General Joseph P. Franklin, a long-time resident of Thousand Acres. The Flying Scot sailboat in the listing photos will be sold to the highest bidder via email auction format closing on August 16th. It’s in our marketplace under “BOATS”.

Over 12,000 vendors have pre-registered with the new state e-procurement system. If you’d like to do business with Maryland and its local governments, register by going to procurement.maryland.gov.

Justin Berk, of Maryland Trek fame, has been announced as Grand Marshal of the 52nd Annual Autumn Glory Festival Parade!