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Click above to find local businesses, services and products in the Online Business Directory.

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2010 Thurmont EDC & Main Street
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The Thurmont Economic Development Committee,
residents and businesses
working together for Thurmont.


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Thurmont is proud to be a Main Street Maryland community.

This site is solely funded by John A. Kinnaird as a service to our residents, guests and businesses. I encourage you to shop locally. Be sure to visit the fine businesses shown here and remember to use the Online Business Directory to find local businesses waiting to serve you.

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We had a blast at
Christmas in Thurmont 1014!

The day will began with the ribbon cutting at
Mechanicstown Square Park at 9:00am.
Santa was available for photos in the
Main Street Center and we finished the day
with prize the drawing in the
Guardian Hose Company truck bay!

Thnaks to all our event chairperson Heather Dewees
and her many volunteers for a fun day and
thanks to the members of the GHC for allowing us
to use their building for the prize drawing.

The Thurmont Board of Commissioners joined Thurmont Main Street to
welcome three businesses to new locations in Thurmont.


L-R Commissioner Bill Buehrer, Main Street Manager Vickie Grinder, Commissioners Wayne Hooper and Marty Burns, Lorriane Shorb. Mayor John A. KInnaird, Main Street Treasurer Kristen Long, Pam Hamrick, Commissioner Wes Hamrick.

L-R Commissioners Marty Burns and Bill Buehrer, Mayor John A. Kinnaird, Pam Hamrick, Main Street Treasurer Kristen Long, Commissioners Wayne Hooper and Wes Hamrick. Main Street Manager Vickie Grinder.

Lorraine Shorb Photography is located at 3 East Main Street and offers complete photography services from portraits to weddings.  Be sure to stop in and visit Lorraine at her new location!

Heart and Hands Decorators Workroom has moved to it’s new lacation at 21 East Main Street.  Owner Pamela Hamerick offers custom made window treatments and professional upholstery.


L-R Main Street Manager Vickie Grinder, Commissioners Bill Buehrer and Wayne Hooper,  Deborah Mascaro,
Mayor John A. Kinnaird, Pam Hamrick, Main Street Treasurer Kristen Long, Commissioners Wes Hamrick and Marty Burns

The Catoctin Hope Chest offers a wide variety of custom home decor sewing such as draperies and curtains, shades, cornices, pillows, bedding, cushions, embroidery and quilting services. Be sure to visit Debrorah Mascaro at her new 104 Frederick Road location.

Thurmont Main Street Update:
The Thurmont First Main Street program is now under the control of a seperate Board of Directors. Be sure to watch your email and this site for upcoming news and events sponsored and hosted by Thurmont First Main Street.  Thurmont First is a 501C-3 Corporation and as such all donations to Thurmont First Main Street are tax deductable.

Want to see what the Thurmont EDC and Main Street have been up to?
Check out the Thurmont EDC and Main Street Photo Albums

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Thurmont Welcomed the World, May 18-19, 2012
Thurmont’s Economic Development Committee and Thurmont First Main Street extended a warm welcome to all G8 Summit visitors and we invite you to stop at our many shops, restaurants and attractions while you are in the area. Like many of our visitors you will find Thurmont and our surroundings to be a great little get away. Once you experience the fresh mountain air, quiet lifestyle, beautiful scenery, great parks and recreation facilities and warm welcoming residents it will be obvious why Thurmont serves as the site of the Presidential retreat at Camp David.
Visit for a sample of what Thurmont has have to offer.
Thurmont is the “Gateway to the Mountains”.

Please note:
If you have an e-mail address and are not currently receiving e-mail reminders of meetings,
 please contact me by using the following e-mail link.  Include your name and address along with your e-mail address.  I will use e-mail as a way of notifying you of meetings and events.

The Town of Thurmont was honored at the 2005 Maryland Main Street Awards Luncheon
by being named as one of the two 2005 Main Street Maryland Communities.
Click here for more details about the awards ceremony.

The Thurmont Business Directory
The Online Thurmont Business Directory is now available!  It can be accessed by
 using the Thurmont Business Directory link on the left or by using the link provided on the
menu bar. This is one of the of main features of  The Directory has address
and phone information as well as email and web addresses if available.
Be sure to try the Directory and tell the businesses you shop with that you
used the online directory to locate them. 

 Be sure to bookmark the Business Directory Page.

Business Directory Listing:
Is your business listed?  Be sure to check your listing to see it is in the correct category and that the name, address, phone number, web address, etc are correct. If you are not listed or your listing or information is incorrect please contact me at the following e-mail link so I can add your business to our directory.

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