Business Glade Valley Government Health 

Frederick County COVID-19 Updates

County Executive Jan Gardner provided an update on the County’s battle against COVID-19. While Frederick County flattened the curve by shutting down early in the pandemic, Frederick County now faces the challenge of keeping the rate of infection down. Gardner urged everyone to wear masks and maintain social distance of six feet from those outside of their own households. Frederick County currently only meets one of the two standards for opening schools. While the positivity rate at 3.1% in Frederick County is less than the 5% required, the rate of…

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Business Glade Valley Health 

Governor Hogan Moves Maryland to Stage 3 of Recovery

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced this afternoon that all Maryland businesses may open at 5 p.m. on Friday, September 4, 2020 including movie theaters and live performances with restrictions. This move marks the beginning of Stage 3 of Governor Hogan’s Re-Opening plan for Maryland. Movie theaters and live performance venues will be limited to audiences of 50% capacity or up to 100 people for indoor venues or 250 people for outdoor venues. Retail and houses of worship may increase their allowed capacity from 50% to 75% capacity. Appropriate health and…

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Community Education 

Dottye Handley Ewing Civic Education in Middle Schools Fund Created

To support civic education for Frederick County Public Schools students, The Dottye Handley Ewing Civic Education in Middle Schools Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds. Founded by Mrs. Ewing through her estate provisions, the fund’s purpose is to support annual programs in Frederick County Public Schools middle schools that teach basic knowledge about citizenship and its inherent responsibilities and the skills essential for active and effective participation in a democracy. These programs include but are…

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Community 

Wanda L. Baldwin Fund

The Wanda L. Baldwin Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County, becoming one of its more than 740 component funds. Founded by Mrs. Baldwin through her estate provisions, the fund’s purpose is to further carry out the Community Foundation’s mission by providing grants to local nonprofit organizations and scholarships to students to support their postsecondary education. Mrs. Baldwin cared deeply about the community, and through her generosity and vision for the future, the fund in her name will help ensure that countless students can pursue their…

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