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Monthly News & Updates

June 2022


COVID-19 EIDL Portal Now Closed

As of May 16, 2022, the COVID-19 EIDL Portal is closed. Borrowers who need copies of their loan documents can contact SBA at 833-853-5638. Read More


Governor Hogan Announces Small Business Relief

The State of Maryland will deploy up to $198 million in federal small business relief through the State Small Business Credit Initiative. Three state agencies - DHCD, MD Commerce, and TEDCO - will administer the funds, which will be used to expand existing business lending and investment programs. Read More


USDA - EDA Launch Resource Guide

The U.S. Economic Development Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development just released a joint resource guide to help community organizations access USDA and EDA resources build strategies to boost economic development in rural America.  Learn More

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"Making it Public' Free Workshop Series

The Maryland State Arts Council and Forecast Public Art are hosting two workshop series, one for artists of all disciplines and one to equip administrators in strengthening local capacity in public art. Read More


A Call for Art - Garrett County Sesquicentennial Celebration Competition

The Garrett County Arts Council is pleased to announce a Call for Art. Artists are invited to create a 2-dimensional piece of art to showcase our beautiful area as it was “then” (in 1872) and “now” (in 2022). One submission will be chosen by an independent review panel of local, regional, and state arts professionals as the competition winner, receiving an $800 prize in exchange for all rights to the image.   Learn More

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Let us know if you:

  • Are celebrating a business milestone
  • Have commercial space for lease
  • Have a commercial building or site for sale
  • Have a grand opening or ribbon cutting event
  • Have general business news to share

We are happy to "Shout It Out" on our website and social media platforms.

Contact Kim Durst at 301.334.1992 or kdurst@garrettcounty.org.

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Our free Business Spotlight program showcases Garrett County businesses and nonprofit organizations and the services and/or products they each provide.

Each participating business or organization will be randomly featured with a colorful ad and blurb across our marketing and social media platforms.

Contact Connor Norman at 301.334.7281 or cnorman@garrettcounty.org.

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MEDCO Spec Building


Located in the McHenry Business Park adjacent to the Garrett County Airport, the MEDCO spec building is now available for lease. The building consists of 20,000 square feet of flex space, and tenants may be able to choose to rent all or part of the space (from 5,000 to 20,000 square feet). There is also planned space onsite for an additional 20,000-square foot building expansion.

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