Press Release: City of Hyattsville to showcase the local business community during Maryland’s 2022 Economic Development Week
Robert Croslin Tracey E. Douglas Mayor City Administrator
CITY OF HYATTSVILLE 4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville, MD 20781
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 24, 2022
Contact: Cindy Zork, Public Information Officer
City of Hyattsville to showcase the local business community during Maryland’s 2022 Economic Development Week
HYATTSVILLE, MD – The City of Hyattsville will celebrate Maryland’s 2022 Economic Development Week (October 24 – 28) with a mix of virtual and in-person events and recognition of local businesses.
This is the 12th annual Maryland Economic Development Week, promoted by the Maryland Economic Development Association to demonstrate how economic development transforms communities. The City of Hyattsville will participate by hosting a Fall Business Roundtable on October 25 to share the City’s Fall 2022 Economic Development Report and updates on funding for to the Hyattsville business community. Registration is available at hyattsville.org/econ-week.
“The way we do business has permanently changed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.” shares Hyattsville Mayor Robert Croslin. “Hyattsville’s City Council is dedicated to providing funding and other resources to ensure small, independent businesses can thrive in this new normal.”
This year Hyattsville City Council authorized a million dollars in emergency relief to Hyattsville businesses, using funding the City received under the federal American Rescue Plan Act. To date, over 105 applications have been received and over a half a million dollars have been awarded. Applications are currently open at hyattsville.org/rescueplan.
During Economic Development Week, the City will recognize recipients of the relief funding, as well as businesses who received the City’s 2022 Commercial Façade Improvement and Corridor Investment Grants. Photos and videos will be shared on the Robert Croslin Tracey E. Douglas Mayor City Administrator
CITY OF HYATTSVILLE 4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville, MD 20781 301-985-5000 www.hyattsville.org
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Additional information about Maryland Economic Development Week and the City’s schedule of events can be found at www.hyattsville.org/econ-week.
The City of Hyattsville is a diverse and welcoming community that celebrates small town character, urban energy, and environmental stewardship. The City’s municipal government aims to provide leadership and effective services that enhance residents’ quality of life. For more information visit www.hyattsville.org.