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You’re Invited! RCRC’s 2018 Annual Meeting Registration Now Open…

RCRC’s 2018 Annual Meeting will be held September 19-21 at the Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa in Napa County.  This year’s program will feature experts discussing a wide range of topics of interest to rural counties, including school safety, the changing face of media, the current political landscape, and more. 
Registration and sponsorship opportunities are available via the online portal. Visit rcrcnet.org for more information. 
We look forward to you joining us in September!  #RCRCAM #RCRC #CaCounties #visitnapavalley 🗣 EPISODE 6 of #RCRC’s podcast, The Rural Rundown, is out!! In this episode, we’ll be talking about the results of California’s midterm election, impacts to the rural areas of the state, and what to expect as we head into November. You won’t want to miss this! Be sure to subscribe, rate and review! Podcast link in Bio.
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#californiaprimary #california #electionresults #election2018 #caleg #podcast #podcasting #theruralrundown #caelection #ruralcalifornia #rural #cacounties #caprimary #vote #voteforchange #2018midterms #voters #jungleprimary #electionday We are pleased to announce that Barbara Hayes has joined the RCRC Team as Chief Economic Development Officer. Barbara has nearly 30 years of economic development experience at both the state and regional level and will lead RCRC’s economic development efforts, with a specific focus on developing programs that drive economic opportunity to RCRC’s 35 member counties. Welcome Barbara!!!
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#cacounties #ruralleadership #economicdevelopment #econdev #RCRC This week, RCRC affiliate, Golden State Finance Authority (GSFA), contributed $254,854 to @countyofmendocino for residents who were displaced from their homes as a result of the 2017 fires.  The funds, administered by the county, will provide individuals and families financial assistance for housing and/or shelter. Visit gsfahome.org to learn more. .
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#RCRC #cacounties #mendocinocounty #cawildfires #disasterrelief #disasterassistance #emergencyassistance #2017wildfires #GSFA This morning, RCRC President and CEO Greg Norton presented before the @cal_foodag State Board on #rural #broadband and the challenges California’s rural communities face accessing high-speed internet.
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In February, the @FCC  released the 2018 Broadband Deployment Report that indicated over 24 million Americans lack access to fixed high-speed internet. In California, it is estimated that more than 1.4 million individuals lack access to wired broadband internet at any speed.
#CaCounties #RCRC #RuralBroadband #economicdevelopment #infrastructure RCRC’s CFO, Lisa McCargar, is joined by El Dorado County Supervisor Michael Ranalli at last weekend’s Farm to Pork event in Placerville. Farm to Pork paired El Dorado County’s top chefs with local farmers, #wineries, and #breweries to create a one-of-a-kind dining experience on top of the third-floor parking garage in #Placerville. #FarmToPork #ElDoradoCounty #cacounties #RCRC
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