On June 27, 2016, The Tamworth Economic Development Commission, was recognized by the Lakes Region Planning Commission with an Award of Excellence for their New Career Day..  The Commission was represented at the awards ceremony, by Pat Farley, (Secretary of the LRPC), Lloyd Hadden and Kimball Packard,    New Career Day was held at the Town House in May, and provided an opportunity for people to explore new careers with area businesses who had training/internship positions to offer.  The Career Day was well attended, and a number of people were placed in jobs that have become permanent positions.