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Recreation Trails Program Grant Announced for Shelby Farms Park Conservancy
$40,000 Grant for Trail Restoration
Memphis, TN (November 27, 2013) – Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill presented a $40,000 Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant to the Shelby Farms Park Conservancy in Shelby County on Nov. 26 to restore trails on the Tour de Wolf Trail Systems at Shelby Farms Park.
“This recreational grant will allow Shelby Farms to restore over six miles of trails,” Hill said. “By improving the recreational opportunities in this community, this grant also enhances the efforts to promote a healthy Tennessee. I would like to congratulate the Shelby Farms Park Conservancy for their hard work in obtaining this grant.”
The RTP grant will enable the Shelby Farms Park Conservancy to perform a comprehensive restoration of 6.1 miles of multi-use, unpaved trails on the Tour de Wolf Trail System at Shelby Farms Park. Read Entire Article
Tennessee Wars Commission Unveils New Civil War Sites Grant Program
Underground Railroad-Associated Sites Also Eligible for Funding
Nashville, TN (November 26, 2013) – The Tennessee Wars Commission and the Tennessee Historical Commission announced today that applications for a new grant program that will provide funding to protect Civil War and Underground Railroad sites in Tennessee will be available Dec. 1. Read Entire Article
Sunset, AR Residents Share Concerns During Mid-South Regional Greenprint Meeting at City Hall
Greenprint Vision Plan Brings Hope to Residents for a Better Community
Sunset, AR (September 17, 2013) - A standing room only crowd of Sunset residents and elected officials voiced concerns and spoke of opportunities to revitalize their community during a Mid-South Regional Greenprint meeting held at City Hall. Sunset Mayor Kirby Massey hosted last night’s Mid-South Regional Greenprint & Sustainability Plan meeting. The meeting was conducted by the Memphis Area Association of Governments’ (MAAG) Executive Director, Pamela Marshall. Read Entire Article
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It is my pleasure to formally introduce you to the Memphis Area Association of Governments (MAAG) – an organization designed to facilitate and support activities that stimulate economic and community development in our communities. This website is your guide to harnessing the power of MAAG to strengthen your connection to the world in which we live, play and do business.
Our goal is to aggressively work to create strong, healthy, vibrant communities by accessing all public resources available. In essence, MAAG is here to connect you with the public resources that make your world better. I invite you to take a look around our site. If there is a service we provide or an issue we address that helps you, please let us know. We look forward to hearing from you!
As we move forward,
Pamela D. Marshall
What We Do
MAAG works closely with member governments and nonprofit organizations to identify, craft and advocate for legislation and public policy that serves to improve the overall quality of life for all residents.
We are the regional resource for federal programs supporting economic development initiatives. We are your regional advocate for economic and infrastructure concerns and a hub for regional, senior-level government leaders to dialogue and create synergistic relations.
MAAG represents municipalities in Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby and Tipton counties in Tennessee; Crittenden county in Arkansas and DeSoto county in Mississippi.
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