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2020 Maryland Rural Impact Awards

The Rural Maryland Council (RMC) will be holding the 2020 Maryland Rural Impact Awards at the Annual Executive Board Meeting. The awards ceremony is an opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations that have performed extraordinary acts of service to communities throughout rural Maryland.  We encourage you to submit your nominations. The RMC serves as the  Read the Rest…

Maryland Biomass Energy Webinar Series

  Join policymakers, industry experts and environmental advocates for this special Webinar Series, examining the impacts and advantages of utilizing wood resources for thermal biomass energy in Maryland. This webinar series will highlight available technologies, economic competitiveness, ease of installing and operating biomass energy systems to examine how Maryland commercial and institutional consumers can benefit  Read the Rest…

Register Today: Rural Maryland Council FY21 Grant Information Webinars

The Rural Maryland Council will host two Grant Information Webinar for attendees to learn more about our grant programs including eligibility, guidelines, criteria and application deadlines for Fiscal Year 2021! This is a great opportunity to have your questions answered prior to embarking on the application process. Register to attend one of our webinars today!  Read the Rest…

Grant Cycle Open: RMC Accepting Letters of Intent

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Charlotte Davis (410) 841-5774 Rural Maryland Council Opens Fiscal Year 2021 Grant Cycle Accepting Letters of Intent Annapolis, MD –The Rural Maryland Council (RMC) is pleased to announce it is accepting letters of intent to apply for the Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund (MAERDAF) and the Rural Maryland Prosperity  Read the Rest…

Farmer Relief Fund Applications Are Now Live

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting businesses that rely on direct contact with their customers, including farmers and ranchers that primarily sell their products through farmers markets and to restaurants, schools, and other institutions. In fact, a new report estimates that local and regional food systems could lose up to $1.3 billion between just March and May of  Read the Rest…

Rural Maryland Council Elects 2020 Leadership

The Rural Maryland Council met on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, for its Annual and Executive Board Meeting at the DoubleTree Hotel in Annapolis and elected officers for the 2020 calendar year. The Council elected the following officers: Chair: Mr. John Hartline First Vice-Chair: Mr. Erroll Mattox Second Vice-Chair: Mr. Greg Padgham Immediate Past Chair: Mr.  Read the Rest…

Rural Maryland Day

Join us for Rural Maryland Day on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm at the President’s Conference Center West, Miller Senate Building, 11 Bladen Street Annapolis, Maryland 21401. Rural Maryland Day offers an opportunity for legislators to meet with rural constituents and stakeholders to discuss opportunities and initiatives in rural Maryland communities. The  Read the Rest…

Legislative Luncheon and Quarterly Executive Board Meeting

Join the Rural Maryland Council (RMC) for our Legislative Luncheon and Quarterly Executive Board Meeting on Friday, January 31, 2020, from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at the Miller Senate Building, Presidents Conference Center West, 11 Bladen Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401. Maryland Senate President Bill Ferguson will be our featured Guest Speaker. Join us as  Read the Rest…

Welcome Breakfast for Legislators

The RMC Welcome Breakfast for Legislators will be held on Friday, January 17, 2020, at the Calvert House in Annapolis, MD. The Breakfast will provide an opportunity for legislators to meet with rural stakeholders to exchange ideas and information. We look forward to connecting with you! Register to attend here. For more information or questions about the breakfast, please  Read the Rest…

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