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An opportunity to learn about the organization, operations and services of city government,
the Hagerstown Neighborhood College is sponsored by the City of Hagerstown as part of its
Neighborhoods 1st program. Over the course of 9 sessions every Monday beginning in March
college participants will receive a wealth of information in order to further empower them in
leadership roles.

Schedule and Curriculum

Hagerstown Neighborhood College Spring Session 2010 will begin Monday, March 8, 2010.
Classes start at 6:30 p.m. at municipal facilities throughout the city. Transportation is the
responsibility of participants. Light refreshments will be provided. The curriculum includes the
following subjects:

  • Introduction to City Governance Utility Department
  • City Hall Departments Parks and Recreation
  • Police Department Public Works
  • Fire Department
  • Presentations of Participants’ Projects
  • Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for Hagerstown Neighborhood College, an applicant must Commit to attending at least 7 of the 9 sessions

Selection Process

Space in each session of Hagerstown Neighborhood College is limited to 20 participants.
Applications will be selected to create a diverse participant population from as many Hagerstown
neighborhoods as possible. Applicants who are not selected for a particular session will be put on a
waiting list with weighted consideration for future sessions. Applications received by February 26,
2010 will be given priority consideration; applications received after this date will be accepted as
space is available.
How to Apply
Applications are available through the City of Hagerstown’s Community Development
Department on the fourth floor of City Hall, or may be downloaded from the Neighborhood’s 1st
website at www.neighborhoods1st.net.
For more information, please contact the Community Development Department at
301-766-4055 or email cblackstock@hagerstownmd.org.

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