RCAP staff member appointed to USDA Rural Development post

November 17, 2009 | New Resources, RCAC

 Originally posted to the RCAP news blog on Sept. 1, 2009 David Conine, a staff member of the Rural Community Assistance Corporation, the Western RCAP, has been named the Utah State Director for Rural Development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Below…

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RCAP field staff honored with awards for service

November 17, 2009 | Materials, National Conference, Presentations, Sessions

Originally posted to the RCAP news blog on Sept. 23, 2009 Nine RCAP staff members were honored for exceptional service in their positions during RCAP's national conference Sept. 15-17 in Arlington, Va. The staff were honored at a lunchtime banquet held during…

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New website about drinking water issues available to small communities

November 17, 2009 | Rural Development, Staff, USDA

A new website featuring free articles and educational resources to increase awareness about crucial water and wastewater issues is now available.         The site, located at www.nesc.wvu.edu/waterwedrink, is part of “The Water We Drink: Small Community Outreach Campaign,” which offers information about…

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New finance staffer in the national office

November 17, 2009 | Awards, National Conference, Staff

 Originally posted to the RCAP news blog on Sept. 29, 2009 Ms. Eleanor Lloyd is the new Director of Finance in the RCAP national office.  Eleanor started in her position on Aug. 26 and is well into all of her responsibilities,…

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Seeking broader horizons: RCAP submits broadband funding application

November 17, 2009 | Campaign, Drinking Water, National Environmental Services Center, NESC

Originally posted on the RCAP news blog on Aug. 21, 2009Under the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program, RCAP has submitted an application for $36 million to provide technical assistance and training to small, rural, unserved and underserved communities in all aspects…

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RCAP in the news: A new idea is taking root in Pasadena (Houston Chronicle article)

November 16, 2009 | Applications, Broadband, Funding

Taken from the Nov. 16, 2009, issue of the Houston Chronicle.A new idea is taking root in Pasadena (Texas)Residents of mobile home park band together to buy the land they live onBy MIKE SNYDERHOUSTON CHRONICLE In the laundry room of a…

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Welcome to RCAP’s new news blog

November 13, 2009 | Community Resource Group, CRG, RCAP In The News

Welcome to RCAP's new news blog! This blog is a new way to share news and information from the RCAP national office. It will pave the way to the new, improved national RCAP website, which we are working on now.…

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