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Nov 28 2016

ANNAPOLIS, MD: Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County announces ten new mini-grant awards to local heritage-related nonprofit organizations as part of our fall mini-grant program. The grants totaled $19,152, for projects totaling $181,726. This matching mini-grants program, made possible for the thirteenth year through financial support from the City of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, and the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, leverages other funding to assist local heritage related non-profit organizations to create new programs, activities, and events that build upon heritage-based interpretive themes, foster...

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Nov 17 2016

(Annapolis) Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town and South County, held its Thirteenth Annual Heritage Awards on Thursday, November 10, 2016, at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis. ...

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Oct 26 2016

Plan to Attend the Annual Four Rivers Heritage Awards and 15th Birthday Party! We’ll be celebrating our milestone with a birthday party atmosphere at our Annual Heritage Awards event. Please join us!    When: Thursday, November 10 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Where: Blue Heron Room at Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis Cost: $15 per person. Use this link to get your ticket today from Eventbrite, or use this form to send a check! Please RSVP by November 7 (NEW DATE!) via email to [email protected], or call our office at 410-222-1805.  ...

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Oct 17 2016

What is “Planned Giving”? What can you do to tell potential donors about future gifts to your organization?  Four Rivers is pleased to offer an informative, FREE workshop to all our nonprofit colleagues, entitled,”Getting Started with Planned Giving.” Find out how easy it is to set up a Planned Giving program for your nonprofit, and help define the options for your potential donors! Patricia Bender has over twenty years of experience in gift planning for higher education and social service organizations. She is presently Director of Planned Giving at the U.S. Naval...

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Sep 20 2016

The Hogan Administration and the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) today announced matching grants totaling more than $2.69 million to Maryland non-profits, local jurisdictions, and other heritage tourism organizations including museums, historic preservation, natural resources, cultural and educational organizations for projects involving historic preservation, natural resource protection, and educational programs in 13 designated Heritage Areas. ...

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Sep 19 2016

Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County seeks nominations for its thirteenth annual heritage awards. These awards recognize individuals, organizations, partnerships, programs and products that contribute significantly to the community by interpreting, promoting, preserving, researching and/or supporting our historical legacy. In 2016, awards are planned in nine different categories, including Heritage Tourism Product Award, Heritage Volunteer Award, Heritage Partnership Award, Heritage Professional of the Year, Heritage Interpreter of the Year, and Public/Private Initiative Award. Other categories include the Sponsor of the Year Award, the Stewardship Award, and...

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Aug 26 2016

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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Aug 18 2016

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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Aug 11 2016

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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