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Friday, March 27th, 2015

  • Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Cristina Pato and the Migrations Band at FSU - The electrifying music of Spanish-native Cristina Pato and the
    Migrations Band sets fire to the seasons third LIVE! at StarScape performance on Friday, March 27,
    at 7:30 p.m. in Lane Manicur Hall. A master of the gaita, or Spanish bagpipe, Pato marries elements
    of jazz, folk and world music styles in her high-energy performances. The New York Times calls her
    a virtuoso, saying, When she opens the floodgates of her technique, ... the force can knock you
    back a few steps.

    Website



  • DaVinci and Dessert Painting Class | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, Entertainment
    DaVinci and Dessert Painting Class - DaVinci and Dessert is excited to bring a painting event to Oakland! The Painted Cupboard is hosting this special event. The event lasts 2 hours and includes ALL painting supplies and dessert. NO ART EXPERIENCE REQUIRED! We walk you step by step through the painting process. You will take your painting home after the event! Bring a friend and make it a LADIES' NIGHT OUT or a fun date night with your spouse! Please arrive and be ready to paint by 6:30pm. $45 plus tax. NO REFUNDS.

    Learn more at our website

    Contact: Ashley Teets. Phone: 304.290.7906. ashleyteetsillustration@gmail.com

  • Cristina Pato and The Migrations Band | 7:30pm - 9:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, Spanish Pato bagpipe jazz gaita
    Cristina Pato and The Migrations Band - A native of northern Spain, Cristina Pato is a master on the traditional Galician bagpipe, or gait. She has been acclaimed by The New York Times as "a virtuosic burst of energy" and the BBC labeled her "the Galician bagpipe diva." By blending her love of the data with the influences of jazz, world music and Latin sounds, she brings her Galician roots to a larger audience. Joining her are the master musicians who appeared on her 2013 album, Migrations: Victor Prieto on accordion, Edward Perez on double bass, Eric Doob on drums and percussionist John Haddonfield. Tickets are $20/adult; $17/under 17.

    Learn more at our website

    Contact: CES at Frostbug State University. Phone: 301.687.3137. ces@frostburg.edu

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

  • Queen City Marathon for Active Water | Sports and Recreation
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Queen City Marathon for Active Water - Queen City Marathon for Active Water will be hosted by the Queen
    City Striders. 26.2 mile running event that will start and end at Canal Place on
    Saturday, March 28, 2015. http://www.runthequeencity.com

  • Star Talent Tournament | Arts and Entertainment
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Star Talent Tournament -



    Star Talent Tournament                                              
    Allegany County Fairgrounds



    Kim Judy                       Phone
    304-726-7302



     



                                                          
      



  • Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Egg Hunt at Dan's Mountain State Park -

    Egg Hunt Dan's Mountain State Park (Allegany County)


    The annual Egg Hunt at Dans
    Mountain State Park will be held on Saturday, March 28, at the Dan's Mountain
    Pool area.  All children ages 12 and under are welcome to participate, and the
    event is free.  Call 301-895-5453 .



  • Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    PET ADOPTION EVENT SATURDAY AT THE HART ANIMAL CENTER HART will be holding an - PET ADOPTION EVENT SATURDAY AT THE HART ANIMAL CENTER


    HART
    will be holding animal adoption event on Saturday, from 10:00 am to
    3:00 pm at the HART Animal Center. The monthly event takes place on the
    last Saturday of each month. The adoption event will feature adoptable
    dogs and cats from the Garrett County Animal Shelter. The Center is
    located at 1265 Bumble Bee Road in Accident, Maryland.

    October
    is Pet Adoption month. Each year, an estimated 3-4 million animals
    waiting in shelters for someone to give them a safe, loving home never
    find a hero to adopt them and, tragically, are euthanized. If youre
    thinking about getting a pet, consider adopting a rescue animal.  Youll
    be saving a life and greatly improving yours.

    The
    HART for Animals adoption policy and process will be applicable during
    the Adoption Day events. For more information, please call 301.387.7729
    or visit http://www.hartforanimals.org
     



  • Cyber Security Awareness Workshop | Local Events, Cyber Security
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Cyber Security Awareness Workshop - Garrett College to Host Cyber Security Awareness Workshop on March 28

    Garrett College, in partnership with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Small Business Administration, and Federal Bureau of Investigation, is offering a Cyber Security Awareness Workshop. The workshop will be held on March 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the McHenry campus of Garrett College located in the Auditorium. The workshop is open to the general public and there is no charge to attend the event; however, participants are required to RSVP in advance.

    One of many goals for the workshop is to help small business owners increase their information system security and to create awareness of cyber security threats and issues today. Participants will learn how to define information security for their organization, hear examples of common types of threats and understand how to determine the extent to which the organization should proactively address threats, and learn common best practices and procedures to operate more securely. In addition, those in attendance will hear a basic explanation of current technologies used in reducing information security vulnerabilities and learn of resources freely available to organizations today.

    A variety of representatives of those employed and actively engaged in the Cyber Security industry are scheduled to present on the following topics:

    ‘Introduction to InfraGard& Maryland’s Role in Cyber Security’ – presented by Frederick Ferrer, President, InfraGard Maryland Members Alliance and Program Manager, Maryland CIP Fusion Center

    ‘FBI Threats’ – presented by Steve Shepherd, FBI Special Agent &InfraGard Coordinator and Michelle Pirtle, FBI Special Agent &InfraGard Coordinator

    ‘Overview of NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) – presented by Kelley Dempsey and Celia Paulsen

    ‘Technology – What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You’ – presented by Cliff Denholm, Owner of Team Logic IT & Member InfraGard

    ‘What is the Risk to Your Business’ – presented by Nick Tropian, Assured Risk Advisor, and Jodi Keller, Travelers Insurance

    A complimentary lunch will be provided at the event in addition to panel discussions. Early registration is required for the workshop. For more information or to reserve tickets in advance, persons may contact the Continuing Education and Workforce Development division at Garrett College at 301-387-3069 or online http://www.garrettcollege.edu/cewd/cyber.



  • Easter Egg Hunt at Spruce Forest Artisan Village | 10:00am - | Kids, Easter Egg Hunt
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Easter Egg Hunt at Spruce Forest Artisan Village - Casselman River Bridge Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, March 28 (10 am):

    The Grantsville Lions and Grantsville Rotary Clubs invite families to attend an Easter Egg Hunt at Spruce Forest Artisan Village and Casselman River Bridge State Park on Saturday, March 28, 2015. Registration will begin at 10 am at Grant's Mercantile, and the hunt will begin promptly at 10:30. Children will be divided into three age groups (1-4, 5-8, and 9 & up). Participants are asked to bring their own basket.




Sunday, March 29th, 2015

  • Star Talent Tournament | Arts and Entertainment
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Star Talent Tournament -



    Star Talent Tournament                                              
    Allegany County Fairgrounds



    Kim Judy                       Phone
    304-726-7302



     



                                                          
      



  • Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Peasant Song and Dance from Renaissance Germany. - 4PM  Mountainside Baroque brings a very different program to
    Cumberlandmusic from Martin Luthers timein a concert titled Peasant Song and
    Dance from Renaissance Germany. Musical style in Germany at this time drew on
    the wealth of northern European folk tunes, incorporating them into a polyphonic
    setting. The concert will take place in the Grand Ballroom of the Allegany
    Museum located at 3 Pershing Street. A pre-concert talk begins approximately
    one-half hour before the concert. There is an individual admission charge with a
    discount for students, payable at the door only. Special discounted 4-ticket
    booklets are also available, either in advance or at the door. Please refer to
    Mountainsides newly updated website at http://www.mountainsidebaroque.org for
    more information. For further questions or additional information not listed on
    the website, please call 301-338-2940.

  • Oakland Church of the Nazarene Sunday Services | Religious Events, Oakland MD, Church of the Nazarene, Sunday Services
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Oakland Church of the Nazarene Sunday Services - Oakland Church of the Nazarene
    203 South Eighth Street
    Oakland, MD. 21550
    Rev. Art Evans

    Wednesday: 7 pm
    Sunday School: 9:45 am
    Sunday worship: 10:45 am
    Sunday Evening: 6 pm
    Sunday Teens: 6 pm



  • Hop on Over to New Germany for the Annual Egg Hunt! | Celebration, Easter Egg Hunt, New Germany
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Hop on Over to New Germany for the Annual Egg Hunt! - Hop on Over to New Germany for the Annual Egg Hunt!
    The Friends of New Germany will be hosting the annual Egg Hunt at New Germany State Park on Sunday, March 29, 2015. The Egg Hunt will begin promptly at 2:00 pm at the New Germany Lake House. Families are strongly encouraged to arrive no later than 1:30 pm for parking and registration. Participants will be divided into three age groups for the hunt (1-3 years, 4-7 years, and 8 years & up). Those ages 8 and up will be challenged to complete the Egg Hunt Hike, which will feature eggs hidden along the “Bunny Trail.”

    The annual Egg Hunt is sponsored and presented by the Friends of New Germany, a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to supporting New Germany State Park. For more information about the Friends of New Germany, visit http://www.facebook.com/friendsofnewgermanystatepark.

Monday, March 30th, 2015

  • garrett Co. Schools Closed | Schools and Education
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    garrett Co. Schools Closed - Garrett County Schools Closed

    Spring Break


    http://garrettcountyschools.org/public-information/calendars




  • MD Master Gardener Course at Northern Outreach Center | 1:00pm - 4:15pm | Special Interest
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    MD Master Gardener Course at Northern Outreach Center - MD Master Gardener Course to be offered at Northern Outreach Center

    Garrett College in coordination with the University of Maryland Extension is sponsoring a Maryland Master Gardener course at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville. Classes will be held on Mondays, March 2 to June 1, from 1 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

    For those with an interest and passion in gardening and home horticulture, the Maryland Master Gardener program is a great fit for you. The Maryland Master Gardener vision is a healthier world through environmental stewardship. The mission is to support the University of Maryland Extension mission by educating residents about safe, effective and sustainable horticultural practices that build healthy gardens, landscapes, and communities.

    The first step in becoming a Master Gardener is to take the Basic Training Class, which consists of 40 hours of education. The classes are offered through the University of Maryland Extension. Once you take the course, you will be asked to volunteer 40 hours of community service at approved Master Gardener events in the county. For more information or to register, contact 301-334-6960 or email abachtel@umd.edu.

    The cost to participate is $110 and includes the purchase of the Maryland Master Gardener handbook ($69 value) and class instruction on topics including: Native Plants, Soil Science, Ecology, Plant Science, Plant Pathology, Insects, Small Fruit, Composting, Weed Science and ID, Integrated Pest Management, Plant Propagation, Integrating Poultry in your Garden, and more. For a complete class syllabus contact the University of Maryland Extension office in Garrett County.

    The University of Maryland Extension programs are open to any person and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression.





Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

  • Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    April is Alcohol Awareness Month -

    Drinking too much alcohol increases peoples risk of
    injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease, and some types of cancer. This April during Alcohol
    Awareness Month, The Town Planner encourages you to educate yourself and your loved ones
    about the dangers of drinking too much.

    To spread the word and prevent alcohol
    abuse, The Town Planner is joining other organizations across the country to honor
    Alcohol Awareness Month.

    If you are drinking too much, you can improve your
    health by cutting back or quitting. Here are some strategies to help you cut back or stop
    drinking:

    Limit your drinking to no more than 1 drink a day for women or 2
    drinks a day for men. Keep track of how much you drink. Dont drink when you are
    upset. Avoid places where people drink a lot. Make a list of reasons not to
    drink.


  • garrett Co. Schools Closed | Schools and Education
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    garrett Co. Schools Closed - Garrett County Schools Closed

    Spring Break


    http://garrettcountyschools.org/public-information/calendars




  • Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center | 5:00pm - 9:15pm | Schools and Education
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center - Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development will be offering an Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center in Oakland. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, March 10 – April 30 from 5 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

    This course offers training in general office procedures, customer service, the art of listening, critical thinking, problem solving, and the power of words. Approximately half of the 64 hours of training will focus on technology and software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, QuickBooks, and PowerPoint. The final topics of the class will cover resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, and exploring tools for finding jobs.
    Students will receive a Continuing Education Office Skills Certificate after successful completion of all course requirements.

    For additional information or to register for the course, contact Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069.


Saturday, April 4th, 2015

  • Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    NATURAL EGG DYEING at the Discovery Center - Children will enjoy an egg dyeing session using all natural dyes of beets, onions, chlorophyll and more! Bring no more than six (6), hardboiled
    eggs. Wipe eggs off with a mild vinegar solution so eggs will take the dye.
    Bring your family and friends to the Discovery Center at Deep Creek Lake State Park for this Volunteer - sponsored program. While you’re here, check out our new our science stations and cave experience for kids.
    The Easter Bunny will have treats for the children!
    OPEN HOUSE at the Discovery Center
    (Come see all the NEW merchandise)
    For additional information or to learn of other programs offered @ the
    Discovery Center – Please call: 301-387-7067
    Discovery Center - Open Friday through Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm.

Sunday, April 5th, 2015

  • SuGO Sunday: LEGO Robotics | Special Interest
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    SuGO Sunday: LEGO Robotics - SuGO Sunday: LEGO Robotics

    Come and build Sumo Wrestling Robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS.
    SuGO teams form at 1:00 pm, and build until 3:30 pm. Teams can be families or friends and No experience is necessary. All equipment is provided, and help is available for rookie teams. At 3:00, teams move to the arena and the SuGO bots battle it out tournament style.
    This is a great activity for LEGO lovers of all ages.
    Experience the latest LEGO Robotics hardware and push your creativity to the limit..
    Light refreshments are available for purchase.

    http://www.sugobot.com/

  • Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    SuGO Sunday: LEGO Robotics - SuGO Sunday: LEGO Robotics

    Come and build Sumo Wrestling Robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS.

    SuGO teams form at 1:00 pm, and build until 3:30 pm. Teams can be
    families or friends and No experience is necessary. All equipment is
    provided, and help is available for rookie teams. At 3:00, teams move to
    the arena and the SuGO bots battle it out tournament style.

    This is a great activity for LEGO lovers of all ages.

    Experience the latest LEGO Robotics hardware and push your creativity to the limit..

    Light refreshments are available for purchase.

    http://www.sugobot.com/



  • Oakland Church of the Nazarene Sunday Services | Religious Events, Oakland MD, Church of the Nazarene, Sunday Services
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Oakland Church of the Nazarene Sunday Services - Oakland Church of the Nazarene
    203 South Eighth Street
    Oakland, MD. 21550
    Rev. Art Evans

    Wednesday: 7 pm
    Sunday School: 9:45 am
    Sunday worship: 10:45 am
    Sunday Evening: 6 pm
    Sunday Teens: 6 pm



Monday, April 6th, 2015

  • Garrett Co. Schools Closed | Schools and Education
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Garrett Co. Schools Closed - Garrett County Schools Closed

    http://garrettcountyschools.org/public-information/calendars




  • Garrett County Schools Closed | Schools and Education
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Garrett County Schools Closed - Garrett County Schools

    Schools Closedl

    http://garrettcountyschools.org/




  • MD Master Gardener Course at Northern Outreach Center | 1:00pm - 4:15pm | Special Interest
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    MD Master Gardener Course at Northern Outreach Center - MD Master Gardener Course to be offered at Northern Outreach Center

    Garrett College in coordination with the University of Maryland Extension is sponsoring a Maryland Master Gardener course at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville. Classes will be held on Mondays, March 2 to June 1, from 1 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

    For those with an interest and passion in gardening and home horticulture, the Maryland Master Gardener program is a great fit for you. The Maryland Master Gardener vision is a healthier world through environmental stewardship. The mission is to support the University of Maryland Extension mission by educating residents about safe, effective and sustainable horticultural practices that build healthy gardens, landscapes, and communities.

    The first step in becoming a Master Gardener is to take the Basic Training Class, which consists of 40 hours of education. The classes are offered through the University of Maryland Extension. Once you take the course, you will be asked to volunteer 40 hours of community service at approved Master Gardener events in the county. For more information or to register, contact 301-334-6960 or email abachtel@umd.edu.

    The cost to participate is $110 and includes the purchase of the Maryland Master Gardener handbook ($69 value) and class instruction on topics including: Native Plants, Soil Science, Ecology, Plant Science, Plant Pathology, Insects, Small Fruit, Composting, Weed Science and ID, Integrated Pest Management, Plant Propagation, Integrating Poultry in your Garden, and more. For a complete class syllabus contact the University of Maryland Extension office in Garrett County.

    The University of Maryland Extension programs are open to any person and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression.





Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

  • Garrett Co. Schools Resume | Schools and Education
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Garrett Co. Schools Resume - Garrett County Schools Resume

    http://garrettcountyschools.org/public-information/calendars




  • Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center | 5:00pm - 9:15pm | Schools and Education
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center - Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development will be offering an Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center in Oakland. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, March 10 – April 30 from 5 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

    This course offers training in general office procedures, customer service, the art of listening, critical thinking, problem solving, and the power of words. Approximately half of the 64 hours of training will focus on technology and software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, QuickBooks, and PowerPoint. The final topics of the class will cover resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, and exploring tools for finding jobs.
    Students will receive a Continuing Education Office Skills Certificate after successful completion of all course requirements.

    For additional information or to register for the course, contact Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069.


Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

  • The Great Gatsby | Special Interest
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    The Great Gatsby - 7:30PM   CES takes its programming on the road when Montana Repertory Theatre
    presents The Great Gatsby in the Mountain Ridge High School Auditorium in
    Frostburg. Adapted from F. Scott Fitzgeralds haunting novel by award-winning
    playwright Simon Levy, the play brings all the beauty and poetry of Fitzgeralds
    masterpiece to vivid life on stage. Since 1968, Montana Repertory Theatre has
    toured the country with productions that in the past 10 years alone have taken
    them to 200 communities across the nation. Tickets can be purchased by visiting
    the CES Box Office located on the second floor of the Lane University Center, by
    calling 1-866-849-9237 or 301-687-3137 or online at http://ces.frostburg.edu .

  • Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center | 5:00pm - 9:15pm | Schools and Education
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center - Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development will be offering an Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center in Oakland. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, March 10 – April 30 from 5 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

    This course offers training in general office procedures, customer service, the art of listening, critical thinking, problem solving, and the power of words. Approximately half of the 64 hours of training will focus on technology and software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, QuickBooks, and PowerPoint. The final topics of the class will cover resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, and exploring tools for finding jobs.
    Students will receive a Continuing Education Office Skills Certificate after successful completion of all course requirements.

    For additional information or to register for the course, contact Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069.


  • The Montana Repertory Theatre Presents The Great Gatsby | 7:30pm - 9:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, Gatsby Frostburg CES Theatre Fitzgerald Jazz
    The Montana Repertory Theatre Presents The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald's heartbreaking Jazz Age novel, The Great Gatsby, is considered to be among American's greatest literary works. it's now given life onstage in an adaption that conveys all the decadence, idealism and tragedy of Fitzgerald's cautionary tale. The play was adapted for the stage by Simon Levy, the only playwright ever granted such an honor by the Fitzgerald estate. Mr. Levy's The Great Gatsby was a 200i7 finalist for the prestigious PEN Literary Award in Drama and the London Free Press pronounced it "a beautifully crafted interpretation of the 1925 novel which defined the Jazz Age...This is, indeed a grand GATSBY."
    Regarded as one of American's most respited touring companies, the Montana Repertory Theatre assembles a team of actors, directors and designers with prestigious credits, including Broadway, Off Broadway, national tours of Broadway shows and major regional theatre.
    Tickets prices - adults $25/adult; $21.25/Under 17

    Learn more at our website

    Contact: CES at Frostburg State University. Phone: 301.687.9237. ces@frostburg.edu

Friday, April 10th, 2015

  • 2015 Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra and The Sean Jones Quintet | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, music jazz entertainment Cumberland Sean Jones
    2015 Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra and The Sean Jones Quintet - Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with the great jazz sounds from the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra with Special Guest Conductor and Performer, the internationally renowned trumpeter and conductor Sean Jones plus the Sean Jones Quintet at the Downtown Cumberland Ramada. Tickets are $20/person; $15/Friends of the Cumberland Jazz Society.Sponsored by the Cumberland Jazz Society and WFWM Radio. For more information, call 301-724-2453 or online at http://www.cumberlandjazz.com/events.html.

    Learn more at our website

    Contact: Becky McClarran. Phone: 301.724.2453. becky@mcclarranwilliams.com

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

  • Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Egg Dyeing, Deep Creek Lake State Park Discovery C - Egg
    Dyeing. Deep Creek Lake State Park Discovery Center,  
    10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m . Bring 6 hard boiled eggs to dye in natural dye.   Easter Bunny on site!
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    Discovery Center


    http//:discoverycenterdcl.com

    http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/deepcreeklake.html


    http://www.deepcreektimes.com


    Programs and Center hours are
    subject to change without notice.

    All
    programs meet or begin at the Discovery Center unless otherwise noted.

    For more
    information, call us at (301)387-7067

     

    The facilities of the Maryland Department of
    Natural Resources are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
    orientation, age, national origin or physical or mental disability


  • CDL Training to be offered at Grantsville Center | Schools and Education, CDL training
    CDL Training to be offered at Grantsville Center - CDL Training to be offered at Grantsville Center


    Garrett College’s Mountaintop Truck Driving Institute is accepting applications for the next series of courses geared toward training individuals to obtain a commercial driver's license. Training for both Class A (in 30 days) and Class B (in 6 days) will be provided. Please note: seating is limited. Training for Class A, weekday will begin on March 23 and the weekend is slated to start on April 11. Class B training will be arranged to fit the individuals schedule.

    This skills-oriented program offers a professional truck driving curriculum for the purpose of qualifying students for entry level positions as drivers in over-the-road or local driving vehicles. The curriculum consists of classroom, range skills and over-the-road instruction to acquire the fundamentals for operating trucks and tractor trailers. Financial assistance and job opportunities may be available to qualifying individuals.

    To assist students in obtaining their learner’s permit, a prep course will be held on a monthly basis (March 28 -29). This 2-day course will prepare students for the Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA), Class A or B Commercial Driver permit exam. The course includes instruction on the following topics: general knowledge, air brakes, combination vehicles, study and test taking skills. This course is taught through a combination of lecture, discussion and hands on activities.

    Training is being held at Mountaintop Truck Driving Institute located in the old county garage located at Hilltop, three miles east of Grantsville, near the intersection of U. S. Routes 40 and 219, just north of interstate 68. For more information or to register for this course, please contact Terry Beachy, at 301-895-4700 or terry.beachy@garrettcollege.edu



  • Allegany College of Maryland Open House | 9:00am - 1:30pm | Schools and Education, Allegany Cille Of Maryland, Open House
    Allegany College of Maryland Open House - Allegany College of Maryland Open House
    Campus Tours, Workshops and More!

  • All-Star High School Big Bands AND 2015 Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra | 7:00pm - 9:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Jazz High School Collegiate Sean Jones Free Ramada
    All-Star High School Big Bands AND 2015 Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra - Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month! Enjoy the best of the best of young jazz musicians at the Cumberland Area All-Star High School Big Bands AND the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra with Guest Conductors Sean Jones, Paul Carr & David Kauffman. The event is free and open to the public. Presented by the Cumberland Jazz Society and WFWM Radio.

    Learn more at our website

    Contact: Becky McClarran. Phone: 301.724.2453. becky@mcclarranwilliams.com

Sunday, April 12th, 2015

Monday, April 13th, 2015

  • Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Community Supper, St. Peter the Apostle Church Parish Hall - St. Peter the Apostle Church Parish Hall-208 S. 4th St., Oakland
    Community Supper held the second Monday of each month from 4:30 to 6:30pm.
    This is a free meal! Everyone welcome!

  • Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Community Supper St. Peter the Apostle Church - St. Peter the Apostle Church Parish Hall-208 S. 4th St., Oakland
        
    Community Supper held the second Monday of each month from 4:30 to
    6:30pm.
         This is a free meal!  Everyone welcome!



  • MD Master Gardener Course at Northern Outreach Center | 1:00pm - 4:15pm | Special Interest
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    MD Master Gardener Course at Northern Outreach Center - MD Master Gardener Course to be offered at Northern Outreach Center

    Garrett College in coordination with the University of Maryland Extension is sponsoring a Maryland Master Gardener course at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville. Classes will be held on Mondays, March 2 to June 1, from 1 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

    For those with an interest and passion in gardening and home horticulture, the Maryland Master Gardener program is a great fit for you. The Maryland Master Gardener vision is a healthier world through environmental stewardship. The mission is to support the University of Maryland Extension mission by educating residents about safe, effective and sustainable horticultural practices that build healthy gardens, landscapes, and communities.

    The first step in becoming a Master Gardener is to take the Basic Training Class, which consists of 40 hours of education. The classes are offered through the University of Maryland Extension. Once you take the course, you will be asked to volunteer 40 hours of community service at approved Master Gardener events in the county. For more information or to register, contact 301-334-6960 or email abachtel@umd.edu.

    The cost to participate is $110 and includes the purchase of the Maryland Master Gardener handbook ($69 value) and class instruction on topics including: Native Plants, Soil Science, Ecology, Plant Science, Plant Pathology, Insects, Small Fruit, Composting, Weed Science and ID, Integrated Pest Management, Plant Propagation, Integrating Poultry in your Garden, and more. For a complete class syllabus contact the University of Maryland Extension office in Garrett County.

    The University of Maryland Extension programs are open to any person and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression.





Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

  • Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center | 5:00pm - 9:15pm | Schools and Education
    Posted by Nelson Marketing Solutions

    Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center - Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development will be offering an Office Skills class at the Southern Outreach Center in Oakland. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, March 10 – April 30 from 5 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

    This course offers training in general office procedures, customer service, the art of listening, critical thinking, problem solving, and the power of words. Approximately half of the 64 hours of training will focus on technology and software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, QuickBooks, and PowerPoint. The final topics of the class will cover resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, and exploring tools for finding jobs.
    Students will receive a Continuing Education Office Skills Certificate after successful completion of all course requirements.

    For additional information or to register for the course, contact Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069.


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