Funded projects include repairs to Marsden Tract Bridge, implementation of Canal Classrooms at Great Falls

Hagerstown, MD – The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park and its official nonprofit partner, the C&O Canal Trust, today announced an award of nearly $150,000 in grant funding from the National Park Service’s Centennial Challenge. The award is designated for two projects: the repair of the Marsden Bridge in the Potomac area of the Park, and the expansion of ...

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Potomac, Md. – On Saturday, April 18, the C&O Canal Trust, in partnership with the C&O Canal National Historical Park, will kick off its 8th annual C&O Canal Pride Days, the single largest volunteer event to take place in the Park. Volunteers from around the community will spend the morning working on projects to restore and revitalize the C&O Canal National Historical Park at Great Falls from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

This is the first event hosted by the C&O ...

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On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, the C&O Canal Trust presented a $65,000 check to the C&O Canal National Historical Park (NHP) in support of their Canal Classrooms education program. C&O Canal Trust Board Chair Michael C. Mitchell presented the check to C&O Canal NHP Superintendent Kevin Brandt at the Great Falls Tavern in Potomac, Md.

The Canal Classrooms program is the C&O Canal NHP’s education program, currently in its third year. This scalable program ...

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Robin Zanotti, career fundraiser, to lead Trust effective April 6

Hagerstown, MD – The C&O Canal Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Robin Zanotti as its new President effective April 6. Zanotti has thirty years of executive leadership experience and specializes in managing capital campaigns and major gift programs. A resident of Martinsburg, West Virginia, she most recently ran her own business, Zanotti Nonprofit Solutions, LLC, where she aided clients with strategy, fundraising, ...

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The C&O Canal Trust today announced a t-shirt artwork contest for their 2015 Canal Pride events. Amateur artists are invited to submit artwork to be considered for the 2015 Canal Pride events. The winning design will be printed on our Canal Pride t-shirts and worn by our volunteers as they work in the C&O Canal National Historical Park during the spring months.

Canal Pride events are volunteer project days throughout the year that tackle the backlog of maintenance projects in the C&O ...

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