Media Releases

The members of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce are leading businesses in our area.  We recognize both the businesses and their employees for their achievements, initiatives, and milestones.  Read about promotions, years of service awards, new product lines, business expansions, and more.  We hope that you will share with us by congratulating our members and their employees on each of these milestones and achievements.



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Social Media Management

Westminster, Md
06/16/2017 01:12 PM
Social media can take down your business in multiple ways.  A disgruntled employee, a mistake by an employee, a dissatisfied customer posting misinformation can ruin your reputation and create chaos for you.  For $250 Outfluence will come to your location and help you manage social media.... Read more

CCPS Employees Complete Leadership Carroll Program

Westminster, MD
06/15/2017 03:01 PM
Chantress Baptist, Supervisor of Human Resources, and Kendra Hart, Supervisor of Elementary Instruction and Gifted and Talented Instruction, recently completed the Leadership Carroll program. Hart was overwhelmingly elected by her peers as the student best representing the Class of 2017 to serve as Valedictorian.... Read more

Brook-Owen Real Estate Grand Opening

Westminster, MD
06/14/2017 04:39 PM
Week-long Open House Celebration... Read more

CCPS to Offer Summer Food Service Program

Westminster, MD
06/12/2017 04:25 PM
Carroll County Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge.  Acceptance and participation requirements for the Program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.  Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:... Read more

Lau Named Care Coordinator

Westminster, MD
06/09/2017 09:08 AM
Carroll Lutheran Village hires Care Coordinator... Read more

Father's Day Tool, Equipment and Hardware Sale

Westminster, MD
06/08/2017 10:06 AM
Tool sale with Free Hotdogs!... Read more

Artwork by Sykesville Middle Students to be Featured

Westminster, MD
06/07/2017 09:26 AM
Artwork by Janine Beall, Maddie Plank, and Jazmine Teran, eighth grade students at Sykesville Middle School, will be featured in the 2017-2018 Economic and Personal Finance Concepts Calendar published by the Maryland Council on Economic Education (MCEE).... Read more

Functional Training Exercise Planned for Winters Mill High School

Westminster, MD
06/05/2017 03:52 PM
The Carroll County Public School System, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, the Carroll County Department of Public Safety, and the Carroll County Volunteer Emergency Services Association will be conducting a functional training exercise on Thursday, June 15, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Winters Mill High School.... Read more

We’re On Our Way Reveals A Vision of a Healthy Community

Westminster, MD
06/05/2017 12:45 PM
We’re On Our Way, the annual community forum of The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County, was held at Carroll Community College.  At the event health successes and upcoming initiatives were spotlighted by leaders from Carroll Hospital, Carroll County Health Department, and The Partnership.... Read more

Middle Schools Promote Reading with Escape Room Event

Westminster, MD
05/31/2017 11:43 AM
Media specialists Michael Stencil from East Middle School and Laurie Owings at North Carroll Middle School have created a new reading promotional event called “Locked in to Reading.”... Read more

Mock Trial at Winfield Elementary

Westminster, MD
05/31/2017 11:41 AM
Fifth grade gifted and talented ELA students at Winfield Elementary School will be participating in a mock trial on Thursday, June 1, beginning at 2:15 p.m. in the cafeteria.... Read more

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, June 14

Westminster, MD
05/31/2017 11:40 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street, Westminster. The public is encouraged to attend. There will be time for citizen participation at this meeting.... Read more

Fifth annual “yART SALE”

Westminster, MD
05/30/2017 02:14 PM
Carroll County Arts Council announces fifth annual “yART SALE”

The Carroll County Arts Council will host its fifth annual “yART Sale,” on Saturday August 19 from 8 am to 4 pm.... Read more

Shoup Named Pupil Personnel Worker of the Year

Westminster, MD
05/30/2017 02:11 PM
A staff member in the Carroll County Public Schools Student Services Department has received an award from the Maryland Association of Pupil Personnel.... Read more

Finalists for Carroll County Community Care Challenge

Westminster, MD
05/30/2017 10:49 AM
Point Breeze Credit Union Announces Finalists for Carroll County Community Care Challenge
Five finalists to present ideas for enhancing Carroll County for a chance to win $10,000... Read more

Memorial Day Remembrance 2017

Westminster, MD
05/24/2017 11:54 AM
Join the 29th Division Association & Business Advocates for Veterans for a Memorial Day Remembrance... Read more

WHS French Students Earn Awards at Le Grand Concours

Westminster, MD
05/24/2017 11:33 AM
French students from Westminster High School recently participated in Le Grand Concours, also known as the National French Exam.... Read more

Carroll County SHRM Wins Award

Westminster, MD
05/24/2017 11:20 AM
Carroll County SHRM, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management wins top level Platinum Award.... Read more

CCPS Employee & Student Receive Awards from The Arc of Carroll Co.

Westminster, MD
05/24/2017 08:51 AM
Molly Riggs, Assistive Technology Consultant at Carroll Springs School, has received the Special Education Professional of the Year Award presented by The Arc of Carroll County.... Read more

150th Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony

Westminster, MD
05/24/2017 08:39 AM
Community Media Center to Stream LIVE Coverage Of 150th Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony in Westminster... Read more

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