More good news in our quest to support agriculture economic vitality.
Thanks to the Frederick News Post for highlighting the Agriculture Innovation Center we hope can one day be an asset to Frederick County farmers.
Good news for Frederick County farmers! https://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/economy_and_business/county-awards-306k-in-grants-to-help-local-farm-businesses-expand/article_25d93582-b7a0-5dda-a28b-be9341d2f258.html
Farmers produce food & fiber for all of us. Agriculture needs to remain economically viable so we can leave a legacy of a vibrant agricultural community for years to come. These grants are expected to create 11 FT & 17 PT jobs in Frederick County. Congrats to all our winners!
Today I am excited to announce our first-ever Agriculture Innovation Grants to 14 local farms. They are diversifying and creating value-added products, from kambucha to ducks!
A huge THANK YOU to the nurses in Frederick County who have been working extraordinarily hard throughout the pandemic. During #NationalNursesWeek, I especially want to thank the many nurses who have been supporting our vaccination clinics & COVID-19 response efforts.
Mother's Day is almost here. Frederick County is home to some great moms who started businesses with their children. Check out their stories on @FredCoOED's blog post today.
VACCINES WORK! Appointments are available. You can sign up at these links, or call 301-600-7900 to schedule an appointment. Spanish speakers can call 301-600-7905. Wed, May 5: https://buff.ly/2SqXIz3 & Fri, May 7: https://buff.ly/3haDqUP. Walk-ins are welcome. PLEASE SHARE!
Teachers do a tremendous job every day educating our children, in person and online. Take a moment during #TeacherAppreciationDay today to thank an educator.
Thank you Emilee for all that you do! I'm so proud of the many ways Frederick County Government staff have stepped up during this time of great need in our community! #LoveFrederick
County Government staff continue to find themselves filling new roles due to Covid. Emilee Naumann volunteered to take Frederick County's many Board and Commission meetings virtual. Watch her story here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXJA8Wn0j0c
This week is National Correctional Officers Week! Thank you to our CO's!
This week is National Correctional Officers Week and we want to thank all of our CO's and support staff at the county's Adult Detention Center.
Meet CFC Bradley Younker. Brad has been a CO for 3 years & became a CO because his father was & he wanted to follow in his footsteps.