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.  

Members can share news items on our Web site as one of the many benefits of Chamber membership. For press release guidelines please click  here.  If you are interested in becoming a member, join the chamber online or contact us for more information.

May 29th MD Dept. of Commerce Updates

Westminster, MD
05/29/2020 02:21 PM
Governor Hogan Issues Two New Emergency Orders:... Read more

Carroll Arts Center Gift Shop to reopen in June

Westminster, MD
05/29/2020 08:38 AM
With the recent announcements from both Governor Hogan and the Carroll County government, the Carroll County Arts Council is delighted to share that the Carroll Arts Center’s Gift Shop will be reopening to the public next week for in-store shopping! The shop will reopen on Wednesday, June 3 with limited temporary hours of Wednesday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm. The Arts Center will resume their normal operating hours on June 29.... Read more

CCPS Future Business Leaders Excel in State Competition

Westminster, MD
05/28/2020 03:24 PM
Students from four Carroll County high schools competed in events testing their business knowledge and skills during the Maryland Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference. More than 1,000 students in chapters from 5 regions and over 50 Maryland high schools participated.... Read more

May 28th MD Dept. of Commerce Updates

Westminster, MD
05/28/2020 10:55 AM
Governor Hogan Announces Completion of Stage 1 of Recovery... Read more

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, June 10

Westminster, MD
05/27/2020 11:51 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.  This will be a virtual meeting. The meeting will be streamed live on the CCPS website at  You may access the meeting by clicking on the link under “News and Notices” on the homepage. The meeting also will be broadcast live on CETV Channel 21.... Read more

May 27th MD Dept. of Commerce Updates

Westminster, MD
05/27/2020 11:20 AM
2020 Census Every Marylander Counts

News from the Federal Housing Finance Agency:

News of interest from the Internal Revenue Service about the 2020 tax season

Reminder: Employee Retention Tax Credit... Read more

Maryland Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Club of America

Westminster, MD
05/27/2020 11:09 AM
Steven Zbignewich, a sophomore at Westminster High School, has been named the Maryland Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of America. He is the first teen from the Boys & Girls Club of Westminster to receive the State Title.... Read more

May 26th MD Dept.of Commerce Updates

Westminster, MD
05/26/2020 11:07 AM
Maryland Back to Business Guidances:

OSHA COVID-19 resources for businesses:

USDA Loan Guarantees for Rural Businesses and Ag Producers:

Last Call for Rural Maryland Council grant opportunities:... Read more

May 22nd MD Dept. of Commerce Updates

Westminster, MD
05/22/2020 11:22 AM
Health Considerations and Tools

U.S. Chamber Guide to PPP Loan Forgiveness

U.S. Economic Development Administration Funding:... Read more

May 21st MD Dept. of Commerce Update

Westminster, MD
05/21/2020 11:31 AM
MD Labor UI Update:
Back to Business:
SBA Coronavirus Pandemic Loans:
Downloadable Graphic Signage for Buildings:... Read more

Evan Warren Receives Student Athlete Awards

Westminster, MD
05/21/2020 11:24 AM
Evan Warren, a senior and a football player at Westminster High School, has been selected by the Maryland State Athletic Directors Association as the male recipient of the 2020 National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association’s (NIAAA) Student-Athlete Scholarship Award for the State of Maryland.... Read more

Cancellation of Summer Enrichment Program

Westmister, MD
05/20/2020 02:30 PM
Due to the ongoing social distancing measures imposed within Governor Hogan’s plan, Carroll County Public Schools has cancelled the annual 2020 Summer Enrichment Program originally scheduled for the weeks of June 29-July 10 or July 14-July 24, 2020.... Read more

Deadline to Register to Vote in Maryland Primary Fast Approaching

Westminster, MD
05/20/2020 10:51 AM
Maryland residents who are eligible to vote in the state’s June 2 Primary have until May 27 to pre-register for the vote-by-mail election. Residents can use Maryland’s Online Voter Registration System or submit a voter registration application to their local board of elections or the State Board of Elections.... Read more


Gettysburg, PA
05/20/2020 09:20 AM
Taylor D. Stetson has joined NWSB Bank, a division of ACNB Bank, in the position of Community Banking Manager for two NWSB Bank community banking offices including the Eldersburg Office at 1708 Liberty Road, Eldersburg, MD, and the Mount Airy Office at 1001 Twin Arch Road, Mount Airy, MD.... Read more

May 20th MD Dept. of Commerce Update

Westminster, MD
05/20/2020 09:11 AM
Updated FAQs for PPL Lenders and Borrowers.

Key Information on Health Insurance Under the Affordable Care Act:

Health Insurance Marketplace information for businesses... Read more

Memorial Day Remembrance Broadcast

Westminster, MD
05/20/2020 08:53 AM
Memorial Day Remembrance Broadcast to Feature Video Tributes from Residents
On Monday, May 25, 2020 the Community Media Center, (CMC) in partnership with The American Legion - Carroll Post 31 will present a special Memorial Day Remembrance Program starting at 10:00 AM on cable Channel HD 1086, and Channel 19.... Read more

Manchester Valley NHS Hosts Virtual Relay for Life

Westminster, MD
05/19/2020 11:44 AM
Manchester Valley High School’s National Honor Society has hosted Relay for Life to raise money for the American Cancer Society every year since the school opened. In light of the school closure, the Mavericks got creative and held a virtual Relay on May 15, 2020.... Read more

May 19th MD Dept. of Commerce Updates

Westminster, MD
05/19/2020 09:14 AM
Paycheck Protection Plan Loan Forgiveness Guidance:

U.S. Treasury Main Street Lending Program:... Read more

May 18 MD Dept. of Commerce Updates

Westminster, MD
05/18/2020 11:36 AM

New PPP $2 million Safe Harbor Guidance... Read more

City of Westminster Parks & Recreation Update

Westminster, MD
05/18/2020 08:42 AM
In response to Governor Hogan's recent update on May 6, 2020 regarding the broadening of permitted outdoor activities, we would like to share with you the following information pertaining to Westminster City Recreation & Parks Facilities.... Read more

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