Wash Co celebrates Business Appreciation Week

HAGERSTOWN, MD—The Washington County Department of Business Development in partnership with the Maryland Economic Development Association, will celebrate the 10th annual economic development week in Maryland.

Celebrated this week through Friday, Oct. 23, the weeklong event showcases how economic development transforms lives.

The week is designed to increase an understanding of economic development’s contribution to the State’s business climate, job retention and growth, the tax base and the overall quality of life in Maryland.

Events and activities hosted by various economic development organizations will showcase the efforts and initiatives improving business retention, job growth and quality of life for Maryland residents.

As part of these celebrations, Washington County DBD will be hosting Business Appreciation Week, delivering a proclamation at the Board of County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, and hosting an end of the week celebration on Friday from 1-3 p.m. with a Live on the Square event hosted by Ryan Smetzer from Live 96.7.

Washington County DBD has made the commitment to celebrate Economic Development Week in order to emphasize the importance of economic development for the State of Maryland to the general public.

To learn more about Washington County DBD, visit www.washco-md.net/business-development/. To learn more about Economic Development Week visit www.MEDAmd.com.