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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 8.0%

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Since February of 2012, over 1,000 people are back to work

The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Awards $50,000 to Washington County for Economic Development Plan

Baltimore, MD (May 15, 2012) – The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) today announced that it has awarded a $50,000 grant to the Hagerstown-Washington County Industrial Foundation to help develop an Economic Development Strategic Plan (EDSP). The plan, expected to be completed by November, will help expand Washington County’s economic base by guiding smart investments, attracting new businesses and creating jobs to ensure high-paying jobs for future generations.

Money to market Hagerstown airport tops county priorities for grant money

By HEATHER KEELS

May 8, 2012

Money to develop a marketing plan for Hagerstown Regional Airport will be the county’s top priority for grant funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission, the Washington County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday.

The project is one of six the commissioners agreed to submit for consideration for an anticipated $1.3 million to be distributed between three Western Maryland counties for fiscal 2013.

The county is seeking $75,000 in ARC funds for the marketing plan, or half of the $150,000 estimated cost.

New Stable announces Grand Opening and Open House

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Tom Bets the Farm Stables Grand Opening and Open House

Saturday, May 5, 2012
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
FREE Event and Open to the Public
Tom Bets the Farm Stable
5404 Mondell Road
Sharpsburg, MD 21713

Potomac Edison and Aircon Engineering Present: HVAC Rebates and Incentives Seminar

Are you a Maryland business customer of Potomac Edison who is interested in installing high efficiency HVAC? Join us at an event in Hagerstown on May 10 as we update you on Potomac Edison’s new HVAC Incentive Program in Maryland.

Free Open Forum on Small Business – April 23

Governor’s Commission on Small Business Town Hall Meeting

April 23, 2012 | 10 a.m – 1p.m.
The Weinberg Center for the Arts | 20 West Patrick Street Frederick, MD

“Celebration of Business” an Annual Appreciation Event

The Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission (EDC) will honor the local business and industrial community Tuesday, April 17 at the Celebration of Business 2012.This event, by invitation only, will be held at Fountain Head Country Club in Hagerstown, Maryland, beginning with a VIP Reception hosted by Volvo Powertrain at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner and the program.

HCC partners with High Rock to host annual marketing summit

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March 27, 2012

(Hagerstown, Md.)— The Continuing Education and Community Services Division at Hagerstown Community College is partnering with High Rock in Hagerstown to host the 2012 High Rock Marketing Summit on Fri., April 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Knob Hall Winery Wins Gold Medal at International Wine Competition

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Knob Hall Winery Wins Gold Medal at International Wine Competition; Maryland’s ONLY Gold Medal in Entire Event; 800 Wines Judged; Winemaker is Award-Winning Mary Beth Seibert

Free Open Forum on Small Business - April 23

Governor's Commission on Small Business Town Hall Meeting

April 23, 2012 | 10 a.m - 1p.m.
The Weinberg Center for the Arts | 20 West Patrick Street Frederick, MD

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