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Sykesville's Destination Sykesville group and the town's Economic Development Committee must meet to figure out how to forge ahead, according to Al McElvoy, Destination member and town resident.

The two groups are now combined on the recommendation of Mayor Jonathan Herman, who said he noticed the two had some redundancies in what they were trying to accomplish.

Five members total from the two groups attended the most recent meeting. The committee members who did show up discussed each of the committee's goals and work.

Destination Sykesville is a volunteer work group that hopes to boost tourism to town while the Economic Development Committee is made up of residents, area business people and a member from the Sykesville Business Association, and works to lure businesses to town and help existing businesses.

The next meeting of the combined group will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday July 15 at the Town House, 7547 Main St., Sykesville.


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