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RMC funds include money for Kent economic development

    CHESTERTOWN — Kent County Economic Development is receiving $200,000 in infrastructure funding from the Rural Maryland Council, according to a news release. The Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund supports the Rural Maryland Council’s activities and the Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund, which provides capacity-building funds to rural nonprofit service providers.  Read the Rest…

Computer, internet skills development classes available

Garrett County Community Action Committee and the wireless internet provider NeuBeam have teamed up to offer a series of classes designed to broaden an individual’s knowledge of computers and the internet. “Effective Internet Searches/Learn ‘How-To with YouTube” is scheduled for Sept. 18 at 1 p.m., Sept. 21 at 4:30 p.m. and Sept. 22 at 11  Read the Rest…

Rural Maryland Council Announces FY 2019 Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) Grant Recipients

PRESS RELEASE RURAL MARYLAND COUNCIL ANNOUNCES FY 2019 RURAL MARYLAND PROSPERITY INVESTMENT FUND (RMPIF) GRANT RECIPIENTS The Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund supports the Rural Maryland Council’s activities and the Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund (MAERDAF), which provides capacity-building funds to rural nonprofit service providers. It also supports the states’ five regional  Read the Rest…

Rural Maryland Council Announces FY 2019 Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund (MAERDAF) Grant Recipients

PRESS RELEASE RURAL MARYLAND COUNCIL ANNOUNCES FY 2019 MARYLAND AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE FUND (MAERDAF) GRANT RECIPIENTS The Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund (MAERDAF) was established in 2000 to offer financial assistance to rural nonprofits organizations that promote statewide and regional planning, economic and community development, and agricultural and forestry  Read the Rest…

Chesterwye opens doors to new home

STEVENSVILLE — With a cut of a ribbon, the Chesterwye officially opened its new fully ADA compliant home for four special needs tenants on Tuesday, Aug. 21. The 3,000-square-foot home, at 325 State Street, includes four bedrooms and three private bathrooms, a kitchen with adjacent pantry, a spacious living room, a private office for staff,  Read the Rest…

Task Force for Rural Broadband Meeting – July 19, 2018

The Task Force for Rural Broadband met on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at the House Office Building, Baltimore County Delegation Room 180, in Annapolis, MD. Presenters included representatives from FirstNet, an update on the inventory of state assets by the Office of Rural Broadband, and state permitting issues presented by Mr. Steve Pennington of the  Read the Rest…

Indian Head Innovation and Discovery Day to highlight business opportunities

On Thursday, June 28, Energetics Technology Center (ETC) and Charles County Economic Development, with support from the Rural Maryland Council, will host Indian Head Innovation and Discovery Day at the Pavilion on the Village Green in Indian Head, according to a press release. Emphasizing technology-based economic development, the day-long event will spotlight innovation and business  Read the Rest…

Job Opportunity: Program Coordinator

The Rural Maryland Council is looking to hire a Program Coordinator. This position is responsible for providing the RMC’s Executive Director with administrative, policy, and program support and coordination by performing essential duties and responsibilities of the position, as well as other duties that may be assigned. This position requires outstanding organizational skills, excellent interpersonal skills,  Read the Rest…

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