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December 28, 2017

Council Connections

Bridging Allegany, Garrett and Washington Counties


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Dates to Remember

Tri-County Council for Western Maryland
2018 Council Meeting Schedule


Wednesday, April 11
5:00 pm

Allegany County


Wednesday, June 20
5:00 pm

Garrett County


Monday, November 19
5:00 pm

Wasington County






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Notice of Funding Availability

Small Business Administration Veteran Businesses Supported

The Veterans Business Outreach Center Program offers support to provide quality training and counseling to veteran small business owners and entrepreneurs.

The application deadline is January 8, 2018.

The Staff at

Tri-County Council for Western Maryland

wish you and your family a Happy New Year!
 Save the Date

 MHAA Project Grant Workshop

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 10:00am-12:00pm
Springhill Suites, Valley Mall Road
Hagerstown, Maryland 


 The Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) FY19 Project Grant program will open for applications in late January 2018. The MHAA Project Grant program provides funding up to $50,000 for non-capital and $100,000 for capital heritage projects located within the 13 heritage areas. These areas include Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area in Garrett County, Canal Place Heritage Area in Allegany County, and Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area in Washington County.


 Click here to review the MHAA Strategic Plan and visit Page 15 for a full list of Maryland Heritage Area Program Goals.


Eligible projects must have a heritage tourism component or contribute to research that will directly inform a heritage tourism product.


For more information and to discuss project ideas for feedback and recommendations, contact Jen Durben, Heritage Area & Groups Director, directly at
301-387-5238 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .