A Great Small Town Christmas
Friday, December 9 and Saturday, December 10 | Historic Downtown Oakland
The tree lighting will be held December 9th, in conjunction with Garrett Regional Medical Center. The event starts at 6pm at the community Christmas tree on Liberty Street (in front of the train station). Free hot beverages and cookies in the B&O Museum, food for purchase, sleigh rides, visits with Santa at Nola's Salon, great in-store specials and more! The fun continues on Saturday, December 10th with the House of Hope Food Drive, sleigh rides and visit with Santa from 10am - 1pm. For more information, visit www.agreatsmalltown.com.
FY2018 Maryland Heritage Areas Authority Workshop & Webinars
Are you located in a Certified Heritage Area?
Are you interested in learning more about grants that are available for capital and non-capital projects relating to the preservation of historical, archeological, natural and cultural resources and heritage tourism?
If so, you will want to attend one of the upcoming grant workshops or webinars that are being offered by the Maryland Heritage Areas Program. These sessions are an opportunity to learn more about the FY 2018 grant program and the online application. You will also have the chance to ask any questions you may have about the program. The Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West will be hosting an in-person workshop along with the MHAA webinar on Monday, January 9th at the Garrett County Visitors Center at 15 Visitors Center Drive, McHenry, MD 21541. We will attend the webinar together and then have a Q&A session afterwards.
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 10:00am - Garrett County Visitors Center (Webinar and Q&A session) - Click to Register
If you are unable to join us in person on January 9th, please register for one of the following grant workshop/webinar opportunities:
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. - Online Webinar - Click to Register
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 2:00 p.m. - Workshop in Crownsville - Click to Register
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 2:00 p.m. - Online Webinar - Click to Register
FY2017 Mini-Grant Program - Rolling Grant Cycle Announced
The FY17 mini-grant applications will be accepted on a rolling grant cycle. As long as your project fits our timeline requirements, you may apply until March 1, 2017. Please contact Jen Durben at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area’s Mini Grant Program is now accepting applications! The mini-grant program is a matching grant up to $2,000.00 designed to provide funding for innovative exhibits, tours, events, planning and projects which build upon interpretive themes identified in the Heritage Area’s Management Plan. These include: Transportation, Man and Nature, Historic Recreation, and Cultural Uniqueness. Projects must seek to attract cultural and heritage tourists to the region. Non-profit organizations and local jurisdictions are eligible. Individuals and businesses with proposals fitting the guidelines may apply in partnership with non-profit organizations.
Take advantage of this funding opportunity! Contact Jen Durben at email@example.com or 301-387-4386 for more information or to find out how your project fits the criteria.
We recently hosted a grantee orientation webinar and if you would like to learn more about the responsibilities and requirements as a grantee, please watch our recorded webinar.
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