Citizens’ institute on Rural Design (CIRD) Announces 2014 Awards
CIRD just announced the four organizations that have been selected to host the 2014-2015 rural design technical assistance workshops. CIRD’s mission in these workshops is to bring together local leaders, non-profits, community organizations, and citizens with a team of specialists in design, planning, community and economic development, and creative placemaking to address design challenges identified by the host community.
Out of 48 applicants, 4 workshop hosts were chosen:
Carl Small Town Center: Houston Community, Mississippi
Oregon County Food Producers and Artisans Co-Op: Oregon County, Missouri
Lincoln and Lancaster County Planning Department: Lancaster County, Nebraska
University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension (UNHCE): Franklin, New Hampshire
Want to know more about CIRD or the workshops that will take place among the four winning locations? Check them out at http://rural-design.org/ and find a way to get involved.
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