Photo of the Day: Warfield Ribbon Cutting
10/07/2011
Eldersburg Patch

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Secretary Gary Maynard and other top officials of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services joined Sykesville, Carroll County, and State elected officials today to cut the ribbon on large masonry signs built by inmates at the entrance to Warfield Commerce and Cultural Center on Route 32.

The signs, each 50-feet long and six-feet tall, mark the entrance to the town of Sykesville's new Warfield business complex, at the redesigned intersection at Route 32 and Springfield Avenue, which also serves as the gateway into downtown Sykesville, according to t press release from The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

Low-security pre-release inmates built the signs after receiving training in masonry while incarcerated. Three of the inmate masons were on hand to see their project dedicated.