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.

Community Survey – Redistricting & Facility Utilization

Westminster, MD
10/12/2017 08:43 AM
In 2015, the Board of Education went through a process of closing three schools, which was a very difficult undertaking for our community.  Public discussion has continued regarding the possibility of further closures and/or redistricting.... Read more

Free Workshop "Getting Unstuck" by Outfluence

Westminster, MD
10/12/2017 08:05 AM
If you are struggling to find a path to satisfying work experiences, you will benefit from participating in Getting Unstuck.... Read more

Maasai Community Delegation to Visit Elementary Schools

Westminster, MD
10/11/2017 11:00 AM
Chief Joseph Ole Tipanko and community organizer John Parsitau from Nairobi, Kenya, will be visiting Carroll County Public Schools from October 16-19, 2017, to share information and develop an understanding of the Maasai culture.... Read more

Career and Technology Center to Host Open House

Westminster, MD
10/10/2017 03:04 PM
The Carroll County Career and Technology Center will be hosting its annual open house on Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 6 to 8 p.m. All of the Center’s programs will be showcased during the event. This is a great opportunity to meet with faculty, see live demonstrations, and browse the many projects on display.... Read more

Dept. of Justice Internet Safety Forum

Westminster, MD
10/10/2017 01:51 PM
A Department of Justice Internet safety forum entitled Innocence Stolen: Protecting Our Children Online will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at Oklahoma Road Middle School, located at 6300 Oklahoma Road, Sykesville. The forum is open to the public but is limited to adults only due to the sensitivity of the topics to be discussed.... Read more


Westminster, MD
10/09/2017 12:34 PM
McDaniel hosts 150th Birthday Party in addition to festivities during McDaniel’s Green Terror Homecoming football game... Read more

Fun Events 2017 School Pricing

Taneytown, MD
10/09/2017 09:51 AM
We, at Fun Events, would like to pass along to you our competitive pricing that we offer to schools.... Read more

Carroll Co Chamber Members Interviewing Day at McDaniel College

Westminster, MD
10/04/2017 03:42 PM
Carroll County Chamber of Commerce members participated in Interviewing Day at McDaniel College yesterday, Oct. 3.... Read more

FFA Students Perform Well at Northeast Regional Event

Westminster, MD
10/03/2017 03:02 PM
Henry Brunnett, a senior and FFA member at Westminster High School was recognized as the third high individual in the Northeast Regional FFA Employment Skills Leadership Development Event.... Read more

SURCH Photo Race to Premiere in Westminster, Md. Oct. 13-15

Westminster, MD
10/03/2017 02:59 PM
A new photo scavenger hunt app for smartphones is premiering with its first ever race in Westminster, Md. the weekend of Oct. 13th, 2017.... Read more

Meeting Notice Community Advisory Council

Westminster, MD
10/02/2017 10:51 AM
The Community Advisory Council will be meeting on Monday, October 9, 2017.  The meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices located at 125 North Court Street in Westminster.
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Six CCPS Students Named National Merit Scholar Semifinalists

Westminster, MD
09/29/2017 10:03 AM
Six high school seniors from Carroll County Public Schools have been named Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.... Read more

Halloween Tips from LegalMatch

09/28/2017 08:48 AM
It’s not uncommon for teenagers (and some adults) to believe that Halloween gives them free reign to terrorize neighborhoods with rolls of toilet paper or boxes of plastic forks stuck menacingly upwards in grassy front yards.... Read more

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, October 11

Westminster, MD
09/25/2017 12:42 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 5:00 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. Please note the new start time for Board meetings.... Read more

CCPS College Fair Set for October 9th at Carroll Community College

Westminster, MD
09/20/2017 04:04 PM
The 40th Annual Carroll County Public Schools College Fair will be held on Monday, October 9, 2017, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Carroll Community College, located at 1601 Washington Road in Westminster, Maryland.... Read more

CMC Invites Local Vietnam Veterans to Share Their Story of Service

Westminster, MD
09/20/2017 10:48 AM
The Community Media Center (CMC) is collecting interviews with local Vietnam Veterans as part of the Carroll County History Project. A special Veterans Oral History Collection Day will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Community Media Center, located at 1301 Washington Road, Westminster, MD.... Read more

Domestic Violence Education & Prevention Forum

Westminster, MD
09/19/2017 02:49 PM
Domestic Violence Education & Prevention Forum sponsored by The GFWC Women’s Club of Westminster and Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County on October 25 from 7-9pm.... Read more

CCPS Celebrates Homegrown School Lunch Week September 25-29, 2017

Westminster, MD
09/19/2017 10:42 AM
Carroll County Public Schools will be featuring locally grown fruits and vegetables on its cafeteria lines during Homegrown School Lunch Week (also referred to as Farm to School Week) from September 25-29, 2017.... Read more

Special Board of Education Meeting – Monday, September 25, 2017

Westminster, MD
09/18/2017 12:01 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will meet on Monday, September 25, 2017, at 5:00 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 no citizen participation at this meeting. The public is encouraged to attend.... Read more

Board Retains Independent Investigator Regarding Arrest of CCPS Teacher

Westminster, MD
09/18/2017 10:10 AM
As you may be aware, on Wednesday, September 13, we, the Board of Education of Carroll County, were notified that Dr. Kenneth Fischer, a teacher at West Middle School, was arrested and is facing charges in Fairfax County, Virginia, on four counts of solicitation of a minor.  We are deeply concerned by the recent allegations of improprieties by one of our teachers.... Read more

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