Patapsco Heritage Greenway Seeks Applicants for Executive Director Position

The Patapsco Heritage Greenway is a non-profit 501c3 organization dedicated to preserving, protecting, interpreting, and restoring the environment, history and culture of Maryland’s Patapsco Valley between Daniels and Elkridge. The organization seeks an experienced, goal-oriented individual to serve as Executive Director. The successful candidate will have proven leadership abilities and strong communication skills, and assist…

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Patapsco Heritage Area Mini-Grant and MHAA Grant Workshop

The Patapsco Heritage Area (PHA), a certified heritage area encompassing parts of Baltimore and Howard County, announces its mini-grant program for projects to be completed in FY18. PHA is offering competitive mini-grants from $500 to $2500 for heritage sites, non-profits and local governments for programs and projects within the boundaries of the Heritage Area. Eligible…

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Maryland Heritage Areas Authority Awards 50 Grants to Support Heritage Tourism Nearly $2.7 million awarded

The Patapsco Heritage Area received just over $160,000 in five grants from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority including Management and Marketing grants for Patapsco Heritage Greenway, $30,000 in funds to Howard County Recreation and Parks to begin the restoration of the Ellicott City Barnard Fort House as a Heritage Center, a survey and interpretive signage…

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Q&A With Patapsco Heritage Greenway Executive Director Mary Catherine Cochran

Howard County native Mary Catherine Cochran’s impact on the preservation of Howard County’s unique history and environment began in 1999 with Vision 2020, an exercise that drafted goals for the county. She served on the Stewardship of Resources committee, which created a sustainable vision for the care of environmental, agricultural and historic resources. Cochran authored…

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