Why have a private community and economic development corporation?

The Greater Crisfield Action Coalition was formed in May 2015 based on the findings of the Lofton Report completed fourteen years earlier. The findings of the report were valid then and remain valid today based on the state of the economy in Crisfield. The findings then showed that “Crisfield is a community suffering severe long-term […]

Hospitality job training and partnerships aiding Crisfield businesses, residents

Job training programs sponsored by Somerset County Public Schools through superstorm Sandy recovery funds and additional efforts by the Greater Crisfield Action Coalition (GCAC) in conjunction with Wor-Wic Community College are preparing residents for employment, improving workers’ skills, and laying the groundwork for businesses to grow. Four separate initiatives, including three training classes and one […]

Greater Crisfield Action Coalition steps out to make holidays bright

The Greater Crisfield Action Coalition, Inc. stepped out to celebrate the Christmas and New Year’s holidays by sharing with the greater Crisfield community.  On Saturday December 19th, the group participated in Christmas in Crisfield by sponsoring an event for children to make Christmas ornaments after they spoke with Santa at Crisfield City Hall.  The children […]