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Deep Creek Lake was the inspiration for Smiley’s Fun Zone, Pine Lodge Steakhouse and The Lodges at Sunset Village, the three businesses built by Jonathan and Kathy Kessler over their thirty years loving the Lake area!

"Kathy and I are thrilled to share Deep Creek Lake and offer places for great food, fun for everyone and some outstanding hotel cabin suites to call home in these beautiful mountains. Enjoy!"

- Jonathan & Kathy Kessler

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Last evening Garrett County Arts Council hosted our June Business After Hours at The Gallery Shop in Oakland! Not even the Great Flood of June 2017 could stop the festivities! We would like to thank our gracious hosts for the delicious food and drink and fabulous door prizes. And as always thanks to all of you who came out for the good company and see you next month at Fitzwater Furniture in Oakland for our July Business After Hours! ... See MoreSee Less

Today we gladly welcome WoodmenLife as the newest member of the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce!

About Friends of WoodmenLife: WoodmenLife was founded in 1890 with a simple, two-part mission: to protect America's families from financial hardship and to provide opportunities to help others in the community.

You can view the member listing for WoodmenLife in our business directory here: goo.gl/7Dn9lI
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We are proud to announce the 50th Anniversary Autumn Glory Royalty Court...King Ryan Hebb & Queen Alanna Kinney! ... See MoreSee Less

Stop by the Visitors Center during this month and enjoy Bear Creek Traders' display! For more information on Bear Creek Traders visit their member listing in our business directory by following the link: goo.gl/OnjWDJ

If you are interested in advertising your business by placing a display in the Visitors Center for a month, please email holly@garrettchamber.com or call Holly Lane at 301-387-6171.
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Garrett County Arts Council is excited to host the June Business After Hours for the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce!

Join us at The Gallery Shop in Oakland this Thursday, June 15 from 5:30-7:30 for drinks, live music, painting demonstrations, networking, and great food. Don't forget your business card to enter to win prizes!

Follow the link for more info and to register: goo.gl/F4OApt
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Last evening your Chamber hosted the 2017 Annual Membership Meeting & Dinner. Many of our members were in attendance to help celebrate the Chamber's accomplishments this past year. During the program we recognized Shane Grady for his service as the Chair of the Board of Directors and welcomed the incoming Chair, Jan Russell. We also thanked our outgoing board members (Jim Bailey, Judy Devlin, and Shane Grady) for their service and welcomed our newest board members, Mark Boucot, Chris Fredlock, and Steve Weeks.

Awards were given to Nancy Railey (Railey Mountain Lake Vacations) for Heise Entrepreneurial Spirit, Brenda McDonnell (Brenda's Pizzeria) for Volunteer of the Year, and Patty Manown Mash (Pine Lodge Steak House) for Diplomat of the Year.

Special thanks to our 20th Anniversary Sponsor GCC Technologies; Gold Sponsors: Clear Mountain Bank, Mountain Laurel Medical Center, and Premier Power Solutions, LLC; Silver Sponsors: First Peoples Community Federal Credit Union, Phenix Technologies, Inc., Rob Michael State Farm Insurance Agent, and Salt & Pepper Studios: Home of the Walking Gallery; our Bronze Sponsors: Act Personnel Service, Inc., Frostburg State University, and WEPCO Federal Credit Union.

And we extend a big thanks to all of our members for making 2016-2017 for such a successful year.
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Enjoying the 20th Anniversary of the Chamber of Commerce! ... See MoreSee Less

The HR Roundtable met this morning to hear Monty Pagenhardt of Pagenhardt HR speak on the topic of "Hiring, Firing and Everything in Between". Attendees learned about employee hiring and termination, re-organizational structure and downsizing, and consistent personnel rules and regulations. Thanks to Monty for speaking, and thanks to all who came out this morning!

If you'd like to learn more about the HR Roundtable follow the link: goo.gl/pIVNPR
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On Friday, June 2, Garrett Regional Medical Center
celebrated National Cancer Survivor's Day and the naming of the James and Shirley Bailey Cancer Center of the WVU Cancer Institute. Many people were on hand including many dignitaries.
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On Monday, June 5, the Garrett County Commissioners presented the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce with a proclamation in recognition of the Chamber’s 20th Anniversary. The Garrett County Chamber, which began as the Mt. Top Chamber of Commerce in 1952, merged with the Deep Creek Lake Garrett County Promotion Council in 1997. 2017 marks the 65th anniversary of the Chamber and the 20th anniversary of the organization as it exists today. Senator George Edwards also presented the Chamber with a Maryland Senate Citation and Delegate Wendell Beitzel presented the Chamber with a Maryland House of Delegates Citation. ... See MoreSee Less

Today we gladly welcome Friends of Deep Creek Lake as the newest member of the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce!

About Friends of Deep Creek Lake: The Deep Creek Lake watershed organization with mission to promote conservation, stewardship and restoration in order to ensure a sustainable future for the lake. Incorporated non-profit.

You can view the member listing for Friends of Deep Creek Lake in our business directory here: goo.gl/aGjGiw
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Save the date for this year's 50th Annual Autumn Glory Festival October 11 - 15, 2017! The official 50th annual Autumn Glory Festival brochure will be available online and in print in early August. The 50th annual Autumn Glory Festival is sponsored by Garrett Regional Medical Center, a proud affiliate of WVU Medicine. ... See MoreSee Less

Save the date for this year's 50th Annual Autumn Glory Festival October 11 - 15, 2017! The official 50th annual Autumn Glory Festival brochure will be available online and in print in early August. The 50th annual Autumn Glory Festival is sponsored by Garrett Regional Medical Center, a proud affiliate of WVU Medicine. Photo by Patty Lohr

Today we gladly welcome McGuire Plumbing & Heating Inc. Western Maryland Division as the newest member of the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce!

About McGuire Plumbing & Heating Inc. Western Maryland Division: You can expect quality work that we stand behind. Rob warranties all of his work no matter how big or small the job. McGuire Plumbing is a family owned and we treat all of our customers like family.

You can view the member listing for McGuire Plumbing & Heating Inc. Western Maryland Division in our business directory here: goo.gl/k0Z7qA
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On Wednesday, May 31 a groundbreaking ceremony was held by Garrett College to celebrate the beginning of construction of a state of the art STEM facility. The facility is a renovation of the College’s existing Continuing Education building and will provide new classrooms, science and engineering labs, staff offices, and student spaces with a planned opening of the facility in Fall 2018. ... See MoreSee Less

Today we gladly welcome ABC SUPPLY CO. INC. as the newest member of the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce!

About ABC SUPPLY CO. INC.: Largest building material supplier in the country.

You can view the member listing for ABC SUPPLY CO. INC. in our business directory here: goo.gl/zLwSjr
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