Update on Golden Mile’s Westside Regional Park

The National Park Service is considering Westside Regional Park as "a permanent home for the park service’s Historic Preservation Training Center, and the Harpers Ferry Center-Museum Conservation and Collections facility, a complex that could ultimately bring up to 150 jobs to the city." The Frederick News-Post l fredericknewspost.com

Attention Golden Mile Restaurants: Check out the Maryland Relief fund offering $2,500 grants!

The Maryland Restaurant Relief fund is providing up to $2,500 in grants to as many qualifying grantees as possible to help support the Maryland restaurant industry in need of financial assistance during this time. Application for the grants can be found at Corecares.org/maryland-restaurant-relief-fund/

Frederick County Business Financial Tool

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development has created a tool to help businesses navigate federal and state programs such as the Emergency Relief Manufacturing Fund, SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan, CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program Loan, and more. Easily compare business grants and loans and stay up to date on what is currently being offered. The Frederick County Business Financial Tool can be downloaded at http://www.discoverfrederickmd.com/covid-19. This tool was created in partnership with Orases, TechFrederick, and local leaders. If you have any questions please call 301-600-1058 or email info@discoverfrederickmd.com

Frederick Arts Council is working with award-winning artist Wing Young Huie on Golden Mile – In Focus

The Frederick Arts Council is working with award-winning artist Wing Young Huie on Golden Mile - In Focus - a public art project which will cover Frederick's Golden Mile and open this June. We are asking businesses if they would be interested in participating by providing exhibition space —either outdoor space on your building or outdoor space in windows or on walls of your business and/or property. Sponsoring this prominent public exhibition will provide your company with local and regional exposure. For more information on project and how to participate, please click on title above.

Small Business Resiliency Micro-Grant Program – UPDATE

The City of Frederick’s Department of Economic Development (DED) has stopped accepting applications for the Small Business Resiliency Micro Grant Program at this time. They have had an enormous response, more than future funding could potentially address. To date, they have received 187 applications! DED is processing the first round of checks this week, and plans to distribute checks to the approved applicants by Friday. The hope is that there may be future micro-grant awards to businesses from community donations and other resources in the future.

Grants for Frederick County Business for Recovery

Frederick County businesses can now apply for a grant to help them recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Ogden Newspapers Inc., the parent company of The Frederick News-Post, has established a $1 million fund to help local businesses get back to full strength by subsidizing local marketing efforts through matching advertising dollars. For more information click on the title above or check out the article at https://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/economy_and_business/million-fund-established-to-help-local-businesses-recover-from-coronavirus/article_e08c10db-7895-567f-8262-fc967e283a7d.html

Support Golden Mile Community Restaurants!

Consider supporting our community businesses during this time by ordering take-out/delivery from your favorite restaurant along the Golden Mile - or buying gift cards for the future! Taco Bar at 1450 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21702 is one of many great restaurants on the Golden Mile open for delivery or carry out. Don't forget The Red Horse Steak House, Clay Oven, Fajita Grande, Casa Rico... Check out our website directory for additional restaurant ideas. Please patronize our Golden Mile restaurants by ordering carryout! #frederickmd #goldenmilemd