Monday, November 17, 2008

Commissioners Comment, November 2008 #1

Commissioneers Comment November 2008 #1

1. Georgene Charles, Chair of the Antietam Illumination Committee discusses the forthcoming 20th annual Illumination event. 23,000 candles are lit in luminaries along roadways within Antietam National Battlefield at Sharpsburg, commemorating each casualty of that Civil War battle in 1862.
2. Hal Lucas, Director of the Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Integrated Missions Systems location at Hagerstown Regional Airport talks about his company’s $70 million contribution to the Washington County economy. Lucas cites Washington County Government’s pro-business stance as a prime reason for his company’s growth, from 35 employees to 424 employees, and one hangar site to 5 corporate sites on the airfield, over the past few years.