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Calling All Essay Readers

The fuel of the "If I were Mayor" essay contest is our volunteer readers.  Each year dozens of volunteers help read nearly 3,000 essays, narrowing them down to only 11 winners. The window is now open for individuals interested in joining this year's virtual reading day, scheduled for March 19 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Reading Volunteer Registration

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Lunch and Learn Webinar: NLC Affiliate Program Recording Available

Missed out on the opportunity to attend the recent Lunch and Learn Webinar on the NLC Affiliate Program? Watch and learn about the benefits associated with using the MML Affiliate status of the National League of Cities.

The recording can be found on our YouTube channel.

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Lunch and Learn Ethics Recording Now Available

Missed the chance to sit in during the recent Ethics Webinar? You can now watch the recording of the Ethics: Solicitation and Acceptance of Gifts Webinar featuring guest speaker Todd Turner, Executive Director of Prince George's County Office of Ethics and Accountability on the MML YouTube channel.

Please be sure to check our Year-At-A-Glance to stay up to date on the League's upcoming webinars, conferences, and events.

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Volunteers Needed for "If I were Mayor..." Reading Contest

The League's longest running ambassador program, "If I were Mayor...I Would" is back. The program is designed to help Maryland's fourth graders grasp an understanding of municipal government and the role of a mayor. Each year, nearly 3,000 essays are submitted by students, describing how they would make their town/city/community a better place to live.

Join the Engagement and Outreach Committee during our virtual reading session on March 19. The essays are short, fun and insightful. Witness the great minds of Maryland's future community leaders during the virtual reading session by volunteering.

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Stay Up to Date on MML Events

Mark your calendars with insightful and impactful events that will ensure you're maximizing your MML membership.

Tailored with your busy schedule in mind, our Year at a Glance is a helpful tool that gives you a heads up to key League events such as: 

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Fall Conference 23 Photos Available

A photo album of Fall Conference 2023 photos is now available.

Our photographer, Steve Ridzon, has provided direct access to the photos in the album. Please do not delete anything in the album. You can scroll through the various selection of photos and download them as you please. We ask that you provide photo credit to Steve Ridzon if you use them on a public platform or on any social media platform.

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Happy #MGWMonth

Municipal Government Works (MGW) month has arrived. Each November, Maryland's towns and cities make an effort to bring more awareness and generate further interest in the local government that serves its citizens and communities. The goal of celebrating MGW is to publicly educate what municipalities bring to Marylander's quality of life through their services and programs.

The beauty of celebrating MGW month is that you can celebrate any way you please.

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