November 21, 2011
The Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau has produced a new Washington County Museums and Historic Sites brochure. The guide lists 38 museums in Washington County and includes several sites housing significant historical collections. The guide includes location, contact information and hours of operation. The brochure is also available online at www.marylandmemories.org .
April 12, 2012
The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) has released its Road Ready E-construction Brochure for 2012, which can be found on its website at sha.md.gov. The brochure displays a statewide listing of major projects beginning in the spring, summer, or fall of this year which can help motorists avoid construction zones. In Washington County, there are six major projects listed in the brochure. They include three bridge rehabilitation projects on Interstate 70 between Interstate 81 and the Conococheague Creek, improvements to U.S. 40 Alternate (Old National Pike)
March 3, 2003
The slow cooker seems more popular than ever. Understandably - it's convenient, easy and popular among time-stressed cooks. A free brochure, "Slow Cooker Beef Meals," features six simple and palatable recipes - for soup, stew, chili, pot roast, beef wraps and a sandwich. It also offers hints, helpful advice especially for the novice. To obtain the brochure, send a self-addressed, stamped No. 10 business-size envelope to: National Cattlemen's Beef Association Dept. AP-SCBM P.O. Box 670, Bloomingdale, IL 60108-0670.
December 7, 2008
The Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau last month won one of the Maryland Tourism Council's eight statewide marketing awards. The annual awards program recognizes the most creative, innovative and thoughtful marketing projects and programs that bring visitors to Maryland. The Bridges of Washington County brochure was honored with the Best Shoestring Budget Award. "The award is most welcome, because the bridge brochure project was a labor of love for the CVB," bureau president Tom Riford said.
December 1, 2006
The Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau has unveiled a new Walking Tour brochure for historic Hagerstown. The new guide is available at the CVB Visitors Welcome Center. The eight-page, large-format brochure features sketches, photos, a map and 27 tour stops, as well as directions to each one. Familiar faces and places of historical significance to Hagerstown are featured on the cover, such as Edmund McIlhenny, George Custer, Mary Titcomb, Dr. Normal Scott, the Second Court House and the Hager House.
December 2, 1999
The "Giving Wisely" brochure, published by the Maryland Office of the Secretary of State, offers the following advice for evaluating charitable solicitations: Unless you're already familiar with and support an organization, don't promise to contribute when you're called on the phone. Ask: What is the full name, address and phone number of the charity? Do you work for the charity or are you a paid fund-raiser? For what purpose will my contribution be used?
November 22, 2007
HANCOCK - The Western Maryland Rail Trail has a new brochure that includes phase three of the popular recreational trail. The map shows the recently added 2-1/2 miles of trail and a parking lot at Pearre Station. The brochure was a partnership between the Hancock Chamber of Commerce and the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau. It was designed by Icon Graphics. "The new map features the 221/2-mile, all-paved trail," said Hancock Chamber of Commerce President Penny Pittman.
April 14, 2008
The Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau recently produced a brochure called "Bridges of Washington County Maryland" and has now made that information available online. The new Web site showcases all of Washington County's historic stone arch structures that span Conococheague Creek and Antietam Creek and its tributaries. All the information from the printed map and guide can be accessed at http://bridges.marylandmemories.org . From arguably the most famous of all of the stone arch bridges in North America, the Burnside Bridge over Antietam Creek, to several lesser-known structures including the Leitersburg Bridge Number 2, these stone structures are an important part of Washington County's history.
May 2, 2008
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Berkeley County Commission approved paying for the producing and distributing of a brochure about the proposed zoning and transferable development rights ordinances that voters are being asked to consider in the primary election. By a unanimous vote, the commission agreed to pay $3,560 to circulate the brochure, which Commissioner William L. "Bill" Stubblefield said was an "objective document. " "We worked very hard for it to be a nonadvocacy document," Stubblefield said before the commission approved the expense.