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Congressman Trone Visits Allegany County

August 19th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Congressman David Trone (MD-06) is in the midst of a week-long tour of Maryland’s Sixth District spending Thursday in Allegany County. During the tour, he will visit nine locations where he is working to secure federal funding to help invest in the local economy and create jobs. On the trip, Trone will visit all five counties in Maryland’s Sixth District, visiting nine sites that he is working to secure Community Project Funding (CPF) for, and hosting roundtables on veterans affairs, addiction recovery, and increasing Deep Creek Lake tourism. He will also visit the National Park Service National Historic Preservation Training Center to discuss his new bill that would help the center acquire new land. 


Thursday, August 19th – Allegany and Garrett Counties:


10:00am – 10:45am     Discussion on Lowering Healthcare Costs and the American Rescue Plan with AHEC West 

                                    Location: Cumberland, MD


11:00am – 11:30am     Meeting with Dave Cotton, Appalachian Regional Commission Program Manager (

Location: Cumberland, MD


11:45am – 12:45pm    Lunch with Women's Action Coalition leadership

                                    Location: Cumberland, MD


1:00pm – 2:00pm        Community Project Visit: Allegany College of Maryland Community Theatre 

                                    Funding Secured: $187,500

Location: Allegany College of Maryland, Cumberland, MD


2:15pm – 3:00pm        National Black Business Month Cumberland Tour

                                    Location: Cumberland, MD


3:30pm – 4:30pm        Tour of Evergreen Heritage Center 

                                    Location: 15603 Trimble Rd NW, Mt. Savage, MD 21545


4:45pm – 5:30pm        Tourism Discussion at Western Maryland Scenic Railroad 

Location: 19 Depot St, Frostburg, MD 21532


Friday, August 20th – Allegany and Garrett Counties:


10:45am – 11:45am     Community Project Visit: Roundtable on CPF Funding to Expand Broadband in Garrett County 

                                    Funding Secured: $883,574               

Location: Oakland, MD 


12:15pm – 1:15pm      Lunch with Garrett County NAACP

                                    Location: Oakland, MD 


2:00pm – 3:00pm        Tourism Roundtable at Deep Creek Lake

Location: D15 Visitors Center Drive, McHenry, MD 21541


3:30pm – 4:00pm        Visit FireFly Farms/Meeting with Mikal McCartney (Microenterprise Council Of Maryland) and Mike Kosh (Firefly Farms))

                                    Location: Accident, MD