Calvert County Celebrates Local Businesses

As reported in Calvert Currents, A monthly newsletter from the Board of County Commissioners, the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners and the Department of Economic Development recently observed Business Appreciation Week, showcasing and celebrating local businesses.

Walton’s Welding & Fabrication Inc. in Huntingtown was one of the businesses visited during Business Appreciation Week. From left are co-owners Wayne Stinson and Fay Walton, Commissioners’ President Pat Nutter, County Administrator Terry Shannon, Beth Rimmer and Mary Beth Cook from the Department of Community Planning and Building.

This year’s theme, “Building a Foundation for Growth,” recognized the construction and building trades and their employees.  The week included special events, workshops and networking activities and personal visits with county business owners by the Board of County Commissioners and staff from the Calvert County Department of Economic Development, Small Business & Technology Development Center, TEDCO, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, Calvert County Chamber of Commerce, Southern Maryland JobSource and the Calvert County Economic Development Commission.

MACo’s 2013 Summer Conference “Bringing It All Back Home” will feature economic development in Maryland with a dedicated tourism and economic development track.  Conference registration is now open.