Rising Up 2021


Celebrating the individuals and organizations who have helped to preserve and promote what makes Dorchester unique.

Heritage Award Nomination Form

These special recognition awards, sponsored by the Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area honor the Dorchester County businesses, non-profit heritage organizations and individuals who have excelled in their efforts to preserve and promote Dorchester's unique heritage. Their extraordinary efforts are evidenced in the programs, projects and ideas that have served to aid, enrich and inspire the Dorchester community. Nomination forms must be received by September 14, 2023.
  • What is the name of your nominee?
  • What is your nominee's address?
  • What is your nominee's phone number?
  • What is your nominee's email?
  • Select the Award you are nominating from the choices below:
  • Your Name
  • Your organization
  • What is your phone number?
  • What is your email?
  • Please describe why you feel that the individual or organization you are nominating is deserving of an award and how the nominee meets the award criteria outlined in the guidelines. Include examples of activities, vignettes or short stories to support your nomination:
  • You may upload up to five supporting documents that you wish to include with your nomination.
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    The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area is one of 13 certified heritage areas in the State of Maryland, leveraging public and private partnerships to stimulate economic development through heritage tourism. The Heritage Area works to improve lives, protect places and cultivate community by maximizing the economic, environmental, cultural and recreational opportunities and benefits of heritage tourism in Dorchester County.

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