Fall Meeting 2017


Charles County is evolving. Our beginning has shaped our future, and the people bringing energy to the county will dictate its potential. Make sure you know where we’re going.

Join us to get an inside look at the transformation of key industries, the introduction of new ones, and the entrepreneurs who are making it all happen. The Fall Meeting is your opportunity to explore the plan for growth and prosperity while members of the public and private sectors discuss their unique visions.


How can we work together toward common goals?  Experience the future of Charles County firsthand at the Fall Meeting. 


Meeting Highlights:

  • The Shifting Nature of Retail
  • The Future of Entrepreneurship in Charles County
  • Medical Cannabis: A New Spin on Going Green


 2017 Fall Meeting Program Event Photos Event Video - Part I Event Video - Part II


Darréll A. Brown

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Marcia Keeth

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Commissioner Peter F. Murphy

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Lucretia Freeman-Buster

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Taylor Yewell

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Krista Willson

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Brian Gibbons

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Darlene Breck

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Heidi Wood

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Angela Melton Fray

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Shad Ewart

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Claudia Matus

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Garen Stephens

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Sharron Sample

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Jim Manchisi

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David Hancock

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