Harford County just wrapped up a successful Business Appreciation Week.
From Sept. 16-12 the county executive, county council members, municipality leaders and representatives of the Office of Economic Development toured businesses throughout the county to recognize them for their hard work and success.
“These visits were both informative and interesting. The visits provided insight as to the strength of our business community. I was able to learn about the challenges and opportunities that confront them,” said County Executive David Craig in a release.
On Monday, the county executive and the Office of Economic Development toured businesses in Bel Air and in the northern part of the county including: Little NY Deli, Chesapeake Environmental Management Inc. and Jarrettsville Creamery and Deli.
County Leaders attended a Business Roundtable at the Harford Business Innovation Center in Belcamp on Tuesday with a focus on manufacturing and distribution. The forum gave the business community the chance to discuss issues of concern to the county executive.
On Wednesday, the team visited Aberdeen with stops at Johnson’s Family Pharmacy, Mars Supermarket, Gino’s and Frito Lay.
On Thursday, the team visited businesses in Edgewood and Joppatowne including: Amrein Foods, Redner’s Warehouse Markets, Luna’s House, Smiths Detection and Gus’s Pizza and Grill.
On Friday, the team visited with Havre de Grace officials at Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center, The Vineyard Wine Bar, Washington Street Books and Havre de Grace Marine Center.
“Harford County offers businesses an excellent opportunity to grow and prosper,” said James Richardson, Director of the Office of Economic Development in a release. “Business Appreciation Week is a time for us to thank our business partners and show our appreciation for the economic strength and stability they bring to Harford County.”