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Impact Facts

May 2010

2009 IMPACT NUMBERS

 

  • 87,568,018 people visited heritage areas, and volunteers worked 690,440 hours in heritage areas.

  • Heritage areas awarded 341 grants totaling $4,138,286 which leveraged $45,558,565 in additional funds
  • Heritage areas awarded 90 grants to National Register eligible structures and contributed to 140 enhancement projects, 64 of which were "bricks and mortar" projects.
  • Heritage areas awarded 75 grants for recreation trails assisting in the creation of 62 new miles of trails and the enhancement of 144 trail projects.
  • Heritage areas have formalized relationships with 1,764 partners and 4,606 in
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MS Hills Supports National Awareness Effort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — June 14, 2010
Contact:  Kent Bain, (662) 844-1276     OR   Bobby King, (662) 844-1277
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Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area
Supports National Awareness Effort

Tupelo, MS — The Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area is participating in a campaign to raise awareness of the effectiveness of the National Heritage Area model. The campaign, developed by the Alliance of National Heritage Areas (ANHA), a membership group dedicated to furthering the success of NHAs, includes local events within the 49 heritage areas spread throughout 32 states. The campaign culminates with a rally and press conference in Washington, DC, on June 15, 2010.

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Mississippi Hills Partnering with MPB

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — June 8, 2010
Contact:  Kent Bain, (662) 844-1276  OR  Bobby King, (662) 844-1277

Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area
Partnering With Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Tupelo, MS — The Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area recently launched a redesigned version of their website which features new options for cultural and heritage travelers who want to find out more about the 30-county Hills region in North Mississippi.

One of the new elements on the site has been made possible through a partnership between the Mississippi Hills Heritage Area Alliance (MHHAA), coordinating entity for the heritage area, and Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB).  The website now includes video highlights from the MPB show Mississippi Roads, hosted by Walt Grayson.


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2010 MEC Presentation

2010 MEC Presentation
 

2010 Annual Report

2010 Annual Report
 
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