The Appalachian Regional Commission Announces 2022 Annual Conference

From Our Partners

ARC is excited to co-host its 2022 annual conference titled One Appalachia: Connection & Collaboration with the state of Maryland, October 17-19, at the Rocky Gap Resort in Flintstone, Maryland.  
 
This event will highlight how ARC’s 13 states and 423 counties are collaborating to bring each of ARC’s strategic investments to life. The conference will feature ARC partners who work daily to strengthen Appalachia by creating and expanding workforce development, growing sectors like outdoor recreation, developing entrepreneurs, and building leadership and community capacity. 

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Now Open: Application Round for FY23 State Revitalization Programs

From Our Partners

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has announced its FY23 application round for six State Revitalization Programs is now open. Applications are due by Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at 3 p.m.  

These programs offer funding to support local housing, community and economic development, and other revitalization projects. They are part of the department’s commitment to helping the state’s local governments and nonprofit agencies achieve their community revitalization and economic development goals. 

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Maryland Historical Trust Presents Annual Preservation Awards

In Case You Missed It!

As part of Preservation Month, the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) (a division of the Maryland Department of Planning) is presenting 10 awards this May for noteworthy accomplishments in the preservation field. The awards recognize outstanding education, restoration, and revitalization projects, as well as organizational and individual leadership.

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Nominations Now Open for the 2022 Maryland Sustainable Growth Awards

Planning in Progress

The Maryland Sustainable Growth Awards celebrate significant achievements by individuals, businesses, organizations, and local governments to realize the twelve planning visions adopted by the Maryland General Assembly. The annual awards promote exemplary work that represents or inspires collaboration, innovation, conservation, community impact and quality of life. 

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Governor Hogan Kicks Off Development of Bainbridge Logistics Center

Planning in Progress

Figure 1 – Governor Hogan at Bainbridge redevelopment flag raising ceremony. source: http://www.governor.maryland.gov.

On April 28, Governor Larry Hogan participated in a ceremonial flag raising to signal the reactivation of the site of the former Bainbridge Naval Training Center in Cecil County. The ceremony celebrated the beginning of development activities for 3.7 million square feet of logistics and distribution space across 440 acres.

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