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Gee, more rain yesterday and fog as well.  The weather for today will be… MORE RAIN! Yes, rain is likely before 5:00 pm, then rain and some snow likely, then rain again in the evening, including wind, with gusts as high as 34 miles per hour.  Temps will be in the mid 40’s to the low 30’s. No real accumulations expected.

Had a very nice time at dinner with fellow Lions last evening. We hosted a dinner for our blind skiers after they spent a day on the mountain. Great kids and families and a wonderful time had by all.  Ed King even led us all in a funny song on sausage making (who knew):

Blind Skiers

LIONS Blind Skier Dinner

Jodi McClintock at Garrett College is looking for a few more participants for the All-In: Business Plan Writing Series and Competiton.  Classes officially begin next Tuesday, February 18th.  Participants will learn how to create a practical business plan, conduct market and competitor analysis, understand offer development, build financial and operating plans and design a go-to-market roadmap.  Plus, all participants get a mentor and also receive valuable start-up coaching.  If you (or someone you know) are considering starting a business, call Jodi ASAP at 301.387.3142 or email at jodi.mcclintock@garrettcollege.edu

Dedicated reader and regular Deep Creek Lake visitor, Clark Frazee, contacted us to share the recent passing of his uncle, Mason Wainwright Callis, Jr.  Mr. Callis was a great fellow, loved the lake area and knew and positively impacted a number of folks in the community.  I wanted to mention the passing of Mr. Callis here and thank Clark for sharing.  Condolences to family and friends.

It’s even raining trout! DNR just yesterday placed over 2,400 rainbow trout in the Casselman river, with more planned stockings around the state and in Garrett County. You can check the scehdule and even a map to see where the next batch will “land.”

OK, as a reward for you for reading today’s Daily Notes, here’s an opportunity to win some lift tickets. Send an email to info@deepcreektimes.com with “Lift Tickets” in the subject line by this Sunday, midnight. Tell us your favorite season at and around the lake and why, for a chance to win.  The randomly chosen winner will win two lift tickets that you can use any time THIS season. That’s it. We’ll report the vote counts and winner next week.