F&M opens new headquarters
F&M Trust will cut the ribbon for its new headquarters next week.
The facility is located at 1500 Nitterhouse Drive in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
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The celebration will begin at 5 p.m. on August 31 and will include the ribbon-cutting ceremony and tours of the new building.
A subsidiary of Franklin Financial Services Corp., F&M Trust is an independent community bank.
With approximately $1.8 billion in assets, F&M Trust has 22 locations in Franklin, Cumberland, Fulton and Huntingdon counties in Pennsylvania, and in Washington County, Maryland.
Later this year, F&M plans to celebrate the opening of its new Hagerstown office at 83 W. Washington St.
Tractor Supply Co. opens new store
The newest Tractor Supply Co. store in the area is open at 5748 Fort Louon Road, Mercersburg, PA.
The Tuscarora Area Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a ribbon cutting and welcoming ceremony for Thursday at 9 a.m. at the new store.
tractor supply markets itself as “the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States” that focuses on “the needs of recreational farmers, ranchers, and anyone who loves living the rural lifestyle”.
As of June 26, the company operated 2,016 Tractor Supply stores in 49 states, a customer mobile app, and an e-commerce website.
New craft brewery opening this week
In Hagerstown, Maryland, Thick-N-Thin Brewing Co., Washington County’s newest craft brewery, will soon begin welcoming customers.
Deals has scheduled a soft opening from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Washington County Chamber of Commerce.
The company is located at 18330 Spark Drive, Suite 301, near Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown.
Owners Adam and Sassan Shaool plan to offer craft beers as well as lighter beers, seltzers and ciders.
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“Our motto is ‘something for everyone'” Shaool says Herald-Mail Media last month. “I think we’re going to cater to not just the craft brew crowd, but also the everyday crowd and – I don’t know what to call it – the most Washington County local drinks, sort of things to do it yourself-way rather than following the usual type of craft beer business model.”
A bigger opening celebration is planned for November.
Inauguration of a $22 million investment
Ausblick Development / Workspace Property Group will celebrate the grand opening of its new facilities at Western Maryland Parkway and West Washington Street in Hagerstown.
While construction has been going on for some time, the official grand opening of the 236,000 square foot industrial building will take place at noon on August 31 at the site, 10 Western Maryland Parkway.
According to a county press release, the project involves a capital investment of $22 million and seeks to create at least 250 new jobs.
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