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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Dinning for Dollars

Westminster, MD
07/21/2017 03:46 PM
Please join us on Monday, July 24th to support our friend Dawn Pritchard (of Silver Linings Lavender) as she competes to win the $50,000 grand prize on the FOX game show SUPERHUMAN!

Dawn is generously donating 10% of her show proceeds with Carroll County Youth Service Bureau!!!

Additionally, Glory Days in Eldersburg will be donating 10% of the food & beverages purchased during this evening to CCYSB!!!   At the end of your meal, please ask your server for an itemized guest check (not the charge receipt.)  Give this guest check to either Dawn Pritchard or Andie Luchini, who will be in attendance.... Read more

CCPS teachers Receive National Association of Ag Educators Awards

Westminster, MD
07/20/2017 09:10 AM
CCPS Teachers Receive National Association of Agriculture Educators
Awards for the State of Maryland

National Association of Agriculture Educators... Read more

Board of Education Work Session and Special Meeting – July 25

Westminster, MD
07/18/2017 08:55 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will be holding a work session on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at the Board offices, located at 125 North Court Street in Westminster. The topic of the work session will be Parameters and Direction for the Redistricting and Facilities Utilization Committee.... Read more

CCPS to Host National Agriscience Professional Development Institute

Westminster, MD
07/13/2017 01:35 PM
Carroll County Public Schools will be hosting an eight-day agriscience professional development institute for 20 participants from across the United States on July 18-27, 2017, at Westminster High School.... Read more

REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED for The Shepherd’s Staff Back-to-School program

Westminster, MD
07/11/2017 05:03 PM
We’re extending our registration deadline from this Friday, July 14 to next Friday, July 21.  We’d really appreciate any help you can provide in helping us get the word out:... Read more

Hanover Land Services, Inc. Merges with Professional Surveys, LLC

Westminster, MD
07/11/2017 04:30 PM
Hanover Land Services, Inc. is pleased to announce their merger with Professional Surveys, LLC.  Hanover Land Services, Inc. will continue to provide full-service Surveying Civil/Site Engineering services and will now serve clients from an office conveniently located on Main Street in Westminster, MD as well as their current office in Hanover, PA.... Read more

Back – To – School Program

Westminster, MD
07/07/2017 12:08 PM
The Shepherd’s Staff will be providing free school essentials to Carroll County students in need, Head Start through high school.... Read more

Lesh Selected as Maryland Science Finalist for Presidential Award

Wesminster, MD
07/07/2017 11:33 AM
Christine Lesh, a master science teacher at Winters Mill High School, has been selected as a 2016-2017 Maryland Science Finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching (PAEMST).... Read more


Westminster, MD
07/06/2017 01:50 PM
McDaniel also celebrates its 150th anniversary throughout the 2017–2018 academic year with special events, including McDaniel College’s 150th Anniversary Birthday Party at Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 21.... Read more

RLH CPAs Announces Co-Managing Partners

Westminster, MD
07/06/2017 01:42 PM
RLH is excited to announce the appointment of C. Ryan Hastings, CPA, CVA to Co-Managing Partner. Ryan will be joining Karl Lehman, CPA, PFS in the Managing Partner role that he has held since 2007.... Read more

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Westminster, MD
07/05/2017 02:14 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will meet on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street in Westminster. There will be time for citizen participation at this meeting. The public is encouraged to attend.... Read more

WHS FFA Members Attend State Convention

Westminster, MD
06/30/2017 02:50 PM
On June 26-28, 2017, student leaders from the Westminster High School FFA Chapter attended the 89th Maryland FFA convention.  While there, students competed in a variety of Leadership Development Events and Career Development Events.... Read more

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, July 12

Westminster, MD
06/30/2017 02:48 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 12, 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

Career and Technology Center Students Bring Home National Medals

Westminster, MD
06/30/2017 11:28 AM
Students from the Carroll County Career and Technology Center showcased their skills at the SkillsUSA Championships during the 53rd Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference held in Louisville, Kentucky, from June 19-23, 2017.... Read more

Managing Peak Load Contribution (PLC)

Columbia, MD
06/29/2017 12:45 PM
Managing Peak Load Contribution (PLC) - Reduce electricity usage during peak periods this summer and SAVE MONEY next year.... Read more

Residents invited to take online Community Health Survey

Westminster, MD
06/28/2017 11:18 AM
The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County is conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment. An important part of the Assessment process is seeking input from the community.... Read more

The Shepherd's Staff - Back-to-School Program

Westminster, MD
06/27/2017 01:52 PM
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Back-to-School Program will be providing free school essentials to Carroll County students in need, Head Start through high school.  Only Carroll county students are eligible, and must be registered by parent/guardian.  School location is required.... Read more

Visiting the County Fair 101

06/26/2017 09:46 AM
The smell of caramel corn, deep fried everything, strange competitions… the county fair is back in town, and citizens everywhere are gearing up for an excitement-filled summer of indulgence.... Read more

The In's & Out's of Fireworks

06/26/2017 09:43 AM
No Fourth of July celebration would be complete without fireworks. From lighting sparklers on the front porch, to the awe-inspiring displays put on across the country. There’s no question about it, America loves fireworks. Americans can also take their love for the explosive devices a little too far.... Read more

How to Have a Safe 4th of July

06/26/2017 09:37 AM
It’s that time of year again, when Americans gather round to proudly honor and celebrate the birth of our nation in 1776. Of course, what would a 241st birthday celebration be without an outdoor summer party? Outlined below are a few precautions to keep yourself and your guests safe.... Read more

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