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Southern Maryland Minority Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Month: October 2018

Fall Turkey Season; Volunteer Opportunities

Fall Turkey Season Opens in Western Maryland Hunting Available in Allegany, Garrett and Washington Counties The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that the fall turkey hunting season will open Oct. 27 and continue through Nov. 4 in Allegany, Garrett and Washington counties with a bag limit of one turkey per hunter. Read more.

Chapel Point State Park Lease Agreement Ceremony

Chapel Point State Park Lease Agreement Ceremony State and Charles County Officials Cut Ribbon Local and state officials will gather to officially sign a new 25-year agreement between the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Charles County that will allow the county to manage approximately 50 acres of Chapel Point State Park along the Port Tobacco River. As part of

5th Annual Community Development Week and Awards of Excellence

  Announcing our Awards of Excellence recipients!   Join us to celebrate their accomplishments during our Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon October 24!     Innovation Award Filbert Street Garden   Collaboration Award Episcopal Housing Corporation with Health Care for the Homeless   Impact Award Town of Belair National Guard Amory Project   Lorriane Sheehan

Become a Member Sponsor of Community Development Week!

Join the growing list of Sponsors for  Community Development Week! Member Sponsors are important sponsors of Community Development Week. Member Sponsor Levels: $100 Basic Member Sponsor $200 Light Member Sponsor $300 Spotlight Member Sponsor $500 Expert Member Sponsor A. Renew Your Membership and add $100-$500 to become a Member Sponsor of CD Week! B. If

Striped Bass Survey, Early Muzzleloader Season

  Survey Finds Healthy Striped Bass ReproductionPositive Outlook for Iconic Fish in 65th Annual Index The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced results of its annual young-of-year striped bass survey in Chesapeake Bay, which documented healthy reproduction of the state fish. The 2018 young-of-year index is 14.8, higher than the 65-year average of 11.8. Read

Maryland Climate Leadership Academy

Advancing Maryland’s Preparedness, Economic Vitality & Public Health Established in 2018 by the State of Maryland in partnership with the Association of Climate Change Officers, the Maryland Climate Leadership Academy will advance the capacity of state and local government agencies, infrastructure organizations and businesses to develop and implement sound climate change initiatives thus ensuring current