The CARES Act, sometimes called the stimulus act, is the 852-page, $2.2 trillion bill that Congress recently passed to provide relief to individuals and businesses during the pandemic as we all stay away from being with others in this surreal world.

Discount offered to providers at Dollar General

MCHENRY — The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce will host a business assistance webinar on the recently enacted CARES Act and programs designed to provide disaster assistance for businesses and organizations impacted by COVID-19 on April 7 from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

CUMBERLAND — Chris Mathews, an independent LPL Financial adviser at First Peoples Wealth Management Services in Cumberland, was recently named to LPL’s Patriot’s Club. The award is presented to less than 9% of the firm’s more than 16,000 financial advisers nationwide.

OAKLAND — In an effort to expand access to mental health care, Sheppard Pratt Health System is partnering with Garrett Regional Medical Center to provide telepsychiatry services to patients in their emergency department, inpatient units and Health and Wellness Services.

MOOREFIELD, W.Va. —  Jenise Wolfe has been honored as the November Team Member of the Month for the Pilgrim's Moorefield fresh plant. Wolfe works in the Dapec 2 Department on day shift and has worked for the company since May  2007.

OAKLAND — Kelly Rock, a nationally board certified psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner, has joined Garrett Regional Medical Center’s Health and Wellness services at its location in Oakland.

CUMBERLAND — Laura Yost has been promoted to vice president of operations at Knippenberg Insurance and Financial Services, 608 N. Mechanic St. Yost has been with the Knippenberg Agency for 21 years.

Hospital staff forms council

Chamber seeks award nominees

CUMBERLAND — The U.S. Small Business Administration has funding up to $300,000 available for nonprofit organizations, state and local agencies and institutions of higher learning to deliver entrepreneurship training to women service members, women veterans and women military spouses.

CUMBERLAND — Seth Loar, Derek Miller and Dawn Stahlman were recently added to the leadership team at Coldwell Banker Professional Real Estate Services, according to Liz Rhodes, broker/owner.

Economist addressing TGCC meeting March 5

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RIDGELEY, W.Va. - Michael "Mick" Charles Hatter, 59, passed away April 6, 2020. Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A. ( entrusted with arrangements. Memorial service later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made toward funeral/medical expenses.

CUMBERLAND - Norma Lee Smith, 92, of Cumberland, died Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at Sterling Care Frostburg Village. Born on Sept. 20, 1927, in Keyser, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Ira A. and Grace (Lyons) Biser. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, T…