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Displayers and Sponsors announced for PACE 2017

January 10th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

The 41st PACE is nearly here. The PACE Reception is Thursday evening, January 26, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and the PACE Breakfast is Friday morning,

January 27, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Both events are held at the Loews Annapolis Hotel, 127 West Street, Annapolis. The reception is a cocktail party format featuring hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. The breakfast is buffet style. Governor Hogan will be the keynote speaker at the PACE Breakfast. Displays are prominently featured at both events.


The PACE Committee sincerely appreciates the participation of all displayers and the financial support of all sponsors for these noteworthy annual events.




Distinctive, audio-video, interactive and personally staffed, professionally created displays showcase businesses, tourism destinations, educational institutions, and other offerings and organizations in Allegany and Garrett Counties. Displayers have the opportunity to meet and network with high ranking officials in a friendly, informal setting.


Displayers, as of January 10, 2017, are:

·         Ace’s Run Restaurant & Pub

·         AES Warrior Run/Allegany Aggregates, Inc.

·         Allegany County Human Resources Development Commission (HRDC)/Garrett County Community Action

·         Allegany County Tourism

·         Allegany Museum

·         Beitzel Corporation

·         Brenda’s Pizzeria & Traders’ Coffee House

·         Canal Place Preservation & Development Authority/Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

·         Columbia Gas of Maryland: A NiSource Company

·         Engage Mountain Maryland

·         FireFly Farms

·         Friends Aware, Inc.

·         Garrett County Chamber of Commerce

·         Higher Education: Allegany College of Maryland, Frostburg State University, Garrett College

·         Orbital ATK: ABL Operations

·         Rocky Gap Casino Resort

·         The Greater Cumberland Committee

·         Wisp Resort.




The success of Mountain Maryland PACE is dependent on the participation and financial support of local businesses, individuals, organizations, and other entities. Sponsorships help to underwrite the event costs and are utilized to host the Governor, cabinet members, General Assembly members, and state and federal officials for the PACE Reception and PACE Breakfast. As of January 10, 2017:


Gold Sponsors are:

·         AES Warrior Run

·         Allegany Aggregates, Inc.

·         BB&T

·         Beitzel Corporation

·         Columbia Gas of Maryland: A NiSource Company

·         FirstEnergy Corporation

·         Rocky Gap Casino Resort

·         The Belt Construction Group

·         Verso Corporation: Luke Mill

·         Western Maryland Electrical Labor Management Committee: IBEW 307

·         Western Maryland Health System.


Silver Sponsors are:

·         Byco Enterprises, Inc.

·         CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

·         Orbital ATK: ABL Operations

·         The PharmaCare Network

·         Tri-County Council for Western Maryland

·         Whitman, Requardt and Associates, LLP.


Bronze Sponsors are:

·         Adams Family Funeral Home, PA

·         Bennett Brewer & Associates

·         First Peoples Community Federal Credit Union

·         Mettiki Coal, LLC: Alliance Resource Partners

·         Potomac Farms Dairy

·         Progressive Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Center

·         R.H. Lapp & Sons, Inc.

·         Total Biz Fulfillment

·         Western Maryland Building & Construction Trades Council.


Partners are:

·         Allegany County Teachers Federal Credit Union

·         Bob Martin

·         Chessie Federal Credit Union

·         Coldwell Banker Professional Real Estate Services

·         Cumberland Cultural Foundation

·         Demaree Inflatable Boats

·         Evergreen Heritage Center Foundation

·         Huber Michaels & Co.

·         J-R’s Custom Screen Printing & Embroidery

·         MBS Keystone (formerly Mel’s Business Systems & Keystone Cash Register)

·         National Jet Company, Inc.

·         Queen City Business Systems

·         Railey Realty, Inc.

·         Turnbull, Hoover & Kahl, PA

·         WEPCO Federal Credit Union.




As previously announced, everyone is welcome at the PACE Reception and PACE Breakfast. An affiliation is not required to attend. The general public is warmly invited to support this important initiative for Mountain Maryland.


One registration provides entry to both the PACE Reception and the PACE Breakfast. The price is $150 per person. Registration is not available at the door.


On-line registration is available on the website, This utilizes Eventbrite. Entities may also request to receive an invoice for payment. The invoice can be e-mailed or sent to the requestor via US Postal Service.




All PACE questions should be directed to Kati Kenney, T 301.707.3328, F 301.783. 4065, The PACE mailing address is PO Box 3273, LaVale, MD  21504-3273.


PACE Media Contact:  

Bretta Reinhard

Allegany County Government Public Information Officer

701 Kelly Road

Cumberland, MD  21502-2882

T 301.777.2526 X 124

F 301.724.6970


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