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Campus News

March 13, 2018

Economic development in northern Garrett County focused on by Leadership Garrett County

Economic development in the northern Garrett County area was at the top of the agenda for members of the second class of Leadership Garrett County this past month. As part of the program, class members had the opportunity to meet with business leaders and take part in discussions centered on economic development.

As part of the day’s session, Leadership Garrett County visited the following businesses in and/or near Grantsville: Closetmaid, Cornucopia Café, Penn Alps, and High Country Creamery. The Casselman Bridge an historic transportation structure in Grantsville, and history of, was also discussed amongst the group.

Class members are pictured after receiving a tour of the Closetmaid business and facility in Grantsville. Front row (L to R) are: JB Churchill, Bev Rasel, Brett Lambert, Liz Williams, Mary Keller, Jodi McClintock, Tina Hersh. Second row: Brian Letosky, Jared Jones, Andrew Umbel, Connie Meyers, Jennifer Meslener. Back row: Alex Morris, Jeremy Humberson, Alex Stuck, Cameron Crawford, Brian King, Pat Hudnall.

The goal for Leadership Garrett County is for all participants to emerge as more informed, connected and effective managers, leaders and citizens, and will, together with future classes, help ensure a bright future for Garrett County.

Leadership Garrett County represents a cooperative partnership between Garrett College and the Garrett County Department of Economic Development.

For more information on Leadership Garrett County, persons may contact Connie Meyers, Director of Business Solutions at Garrett College, at 301-387-3084 or