The 38th Mountain Maryland PACE reception was held Thursday evening at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. PACE is designed to offer free-flowing interaction by Allegany and Garrett countians with state and federal government officials and staff members. Strategic new projects and current key legislative topics for the two counties can be discussed in an informal networking environment. This year’s reception, themed Energizing Maryland, featured talking points focused on economic development, education, infrastructure, tourism and strategic growth. Some of those in attendance included, above, representing the city of Cumberland, from left, are Economic Development Coordinator Shawn Hershberger, Chief of Police Charles H. Hinnant and Fire Chief Donald Dunn. (Left photo) Gary Bartick, left, and Jerry Robinette of Allegany Museum and Casper Taylor Jr., and (right photo) David Wagner, left, and Michele Dybel of Excel Generation
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