Chapel Hill association meets today

CUMBERLAND — Chapel Hill West Neighborhood Association will meet today at 7 p.m. at Living Stone Church of the Brethren, West Second and Cedar streets. The site is handicapped-accessible.


Car, truck show at Canal Place

CUMBERLAND — An antique car and truck show will be held Saturday from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. on the Canal Place parking lot as part of CanalFest/RailFest. Registration is free. Related activities include carriage rides.

For more information, contact Gary Bartik, 301-724-4339.


Grant will fund lake tourism study

OAKLAND — Garrett County has been awarded a $20,000 Appalachian Regional Commission grant to conduct a study of tourism at Deep Creek Lake and $384,000 to complete construction of the Cherry Glade Access Road.

The tourism study money will allow local residents, businesses and government to better plan for future development in the area, said U.S. Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin in making the announcement.

ARC funds will be used to study lake visitors by demographics and seasons, analyze second home/rental property revenues, and define spending by category and season at lake-area businesses. Local sources will provide $20,000, according to the announcement.

The Cherry Glade road will improve access to a new commercial site. The county will provide $96,000 toward the project, according to the announcement.


Bank to host blood drive Monday

CUMBERLAND — Standard Bank will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross on Monday from 11 5 p.m. at the American Red Cross Chapter House, 400 Cumberland St.

To schedule an appointment, call 800-RED-CROSS.


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