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Adult Education Harford County November 15, 2019 9:47am - Please Join us on Wednesday November 20th at 6pm for an informational event. Read more…
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MRDC FY 2018 990 December 3, 2019 2:57pm - Read more…
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MRDC Head Start Annual Report 2017 March 14, 2019 11:51am - View our MRDC Head Start Annual Report from 2017. Maryland Rural Development Corporation (MRDC) Head Start offers comprehensive services to low income families including early childhood education, nutrition, health and social services, and encourages strong parental involvement. MRDC Head Start… Read more…
MRDC Head Start Annual Report 2014 January 10, 2015 10:50pm - View our Head Start Annual Report from 2014. Maryland Rural Development Corporation (MRDC) Head Start offers comprehensive services to low income families including early childhood education, nutrition, health and social services, and encourages strong parental involvement. Read more…
Giving of Themselves for a Head Start February 21, 2013 2:34pm - MRDC Head Start awarded Rosanna Rodriguez the "Volunteer of the Year," a tremendous asset to families at MRDC who exemplifies true servant-hood. Ms. Rodriguez came to this area six years ago from Mexico with no English skills and has blossomed… Read more…

14 hours ago
John Mellencamp - Small Town

......"No I cannot forget where it is that I come from
I cannot forget the people who love me
Yeah, I can be myself here in this small town
And people let me be just what I want to be
Got nothing ... See more

Music video by John Mellencamp performing Small Town. (C) 1985 John Mellencamp under exclusive license to the Island Def Jam Music Group #JohnMellencamp #Sma...

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Maryland Rural Development is proud to be a beneficiary for the 12th Annual Big Bats Open. We are expecting an abundance of sun and 75 degrees this Thursday at beautiful Queenstown Harbor. Thank you ... See more

4 days ago
Strong medicine is needed to solve America's rural health crisis - STAT

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, rural residents are generally sicker and poorer than urban residents, and are more likely to die from heart disease, cancer, unintentional ... See more

Disparities in rural health will continue to worsen unless we train a new generation of doctors who pursue careers in rural regions and towns.

5 days ago
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Head Start programs can play a key role in helping children exposed to domestic violence heal. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Let's help children thrive. http://ow.ly/avrG50BTeYZ #DVAM ... See more

6 days ago
Research finds parent's mental health matters when it comes to childhood obesity, especially in rural areas - KyForward.com

Moving families from crisis to thriving is more than just about income, its about health! Among rural families, 44.1 percent of children in low-income families were either overweight or obese, ... See more

As more of the nation’s children become overweight or obese, especially in rural areas, researchers are beginning to look beyond some of the known causes, like inactivity and a poor diet, to other ... See more

1 week ago
Rural America Faces a Housing Cost Crunch

Affordable housing crunch is real! Did you know 20% of residents in rural Maryland communities on the eastern shore are paying nearly half of their income on housing. http://ow.ly/o5If50BRJhe ... See more

Housing in a quarter of rural counties has gotten a lot less affordable.