August 2016

Four Rivers Offers Three FREE Workshops This Fall

Four Rivers is pleased to announce that it is offering three FREE workshops this Fall. • Program Accessibility Workshop with Rob Forloney: Thursday, September 15, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at Historic London Town and Gardens, 839 Londontown Road, Edgewater – Program Accessibility Workshop Flyer • Mini Grant Workshop (mandatory for FY2017 applicants): Wednesday, September 21, 2:30 p.m. at Wiley H. Bates Legacy Center, 1101 Smithville Street, Annapolis – Mini Grant Workshop Flyer 2016 • Planned Giving Workshop with Patti Bender: Tuesday, October 25, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., at Historic London Town and Gardens –...

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Mini-Grant Program for Fall 2016 (FY17) is Announced

Annapolis, MD: Four Rivers Heritage Area announces guidelines and criteria for the Fall 2016 FY17) Mini-Grant program. Made possible through financial support from Anne Arundel County, the City of Annapolis and the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, Four Rivers’ mini-grants assist local heritage-related non-profit organizations in developing new heritage and preservation-related programs, activities, products, and events. Please go to the Mini-Grants page for the application, guidelines, and more. Potential applicants MUST attend a MANDATORY Mini-Grant workshop on September 21, 2016, 2:30 p.m. at the Wiley H. Bates Legacy Center (contact our office immediately if...

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Unprecedented Partnership is First of its Kind to become a Bee City USA®

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides, and Highland Park Mayor William H. Sanders III have worked with their respective members of Council and Boards to have the region designated as a Bee City USA®. Bee City USA is a nonprofit national organization that fosters ongoing dialogue in urban areas to raise awareness of the role pollinators play in sustaining three-quarters of the world’s plant species and what each of us can do to provide them with healthy habitat. All groups involved in this partnership understand the importance...

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Here’s How You Can Help Ellicott City Recover | Four Rivers Heritage Area

Our colleague Jeff Buchheit of the Baltimore National Heritage Area has put together the following list of links and websites to help our friends and colleagues in Ellicott City. Please consider helping in one or more of the following ways: Give to the Emergency Flood Recovery Fund that has been established by Preservation Maryland.  100% of the proceeds will be used to help Ellicott City recover and restore historic properties. Preservation Maryland has also set up an e-mail distribution list where you can sign up to receive updates on how...

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