And the Winners Are...
It's award season in Hollywood--and Dundalk! We're excited to announce the individuals and nonprofits who have had a positive impact on Dundalk!  This year our winners are:  

Cornerstone Award Winner: Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County for their work helping families interrupt cycles of violence, engage their capacity, and move boldly forward, and their 40+ years of service strengthening families and our community.

Renaissance Milestone Awards will be presented by Dundalk Renaissance to community and non-profit leaders for their roles in nurturing Dundalk's healthy and vibrant future:
  • Sky is the Limit Creative Arts Program for 30 years of community-based performance arts programming and outreach to people with and without intellectual, developmental and physical disability.
  • Will Feuer for his extensive volunteer work in the greater Dundalk area. Feuer is a member of numerous civic organizations including, but not limited to the Optimist Club and the Eastern Regional Lions Club.
  • Cortney Robinson leads the mentoring program "I Believe in Me" in Turner Station and Woodlawn where she inspires and engages young girls between the ages of 8 and 18 with STEM and leadership skills, civic workshops, and other learning-based activities.
Celebrate this year's Milestone Award winners by reserving your seat today! The price of your reservation includes your dinner and an open bar.  There will be raffles and a silent auction. The Milestone Awards dinner on March 26 is Dundalk Renaissance's largest fundraising event. Help us continue our work by enjoying an evening celebrating the movers and shakers of Dundalk.  

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Around Town
Our sponsors help our work go further and our mission impact more individuals in Dundalk! It takes all types of sponsors to help us revitalize Dundalk. 

For more information about this year's sponsorship opportunities, contact or call 410.282.0261 ext 101.
Commercial Improvement Grant Money Available
Historic Dundalk Town Center businesses can receive up to $10,000 for repairs or signage this year.  Contact or call 410.282.0261 ext 103 for more information.  
Fourteen business in the Historic Dundalk Town Center received this grant.  Our most recent recipients include: Then & Again, Plush Hair Studio, and Dude's Snack Attack
Home Buyer Grants are Dundalk-Wide
We have 20 $5,000 home buyer grants that can be used all over Dundalk for middle income earners.  To qualify you must be income qualified, attend a marketing event, and complete our home buyer certification program.  

Our first home buyer event class is Thursday, March 19.  You must be income qualified to attend.

To begin the income qualification process, contact Tasha Gresham-James, Housing Initiatives Manager, via email: or call 410.282.0261 ext 102. 
Senior Home Repair Grants Available
Home repairs available to for qualifying individuals 60+ years who live in St.Helena, Turner Station, Old Dundalk, Graceland Park, or Dun-Logan. Income restrictions apply.  Contact or 410.282.0261 ext 102 for more information.
Welcome Plush Hair Studio! 
Plush Hair Studio is open! Plush's soft opening was marked with a ribbon cutting attended by Delegate Ric Metzgar and County Executive John Olszewski Jr.  The ribbon cutting ceremony was part of the dual ribbon cutting celebration with Then and Again on January 25th. 
Upcoming Events
Dundalk Talk: Bethlehem Steel Remembered
Feb 27 | 6 pm
11 Center Place, Suite 1

Photographer Joe Giordano, a Dundalk native and former Eagle reporter, and the Baltimore Museum of Industry are coming to the Forge to discuss the legacy of Bethlehem Steel.

Is Your Name on the Deed? 
March 18 | By Appt.
11 Center Place, Suite 1

Is your name on the deed? Do you have an advance directive? Who inherits your house when you're gone? 

Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Services and Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development are trying to help individuals get their name on their home's deed and prepare for the legal matters that so often accompany end of life.  Contact 443.451.4082 
Forge Your Future Here
1-on-1 Small 
Business Counseling 
Friday, March 13th

You have a great idea for a new business that would be PERFECT for Dundalk--now what? Bring your business plan to a small business counseling session at the Forge and discuss the details with Kim Taylor, a professional counselor.  Meetings are free and by appointment only.  Please contact to schedule your appointment. 
The Forge 
Grow Your Business Here
11 Center Place, Suite 1 

We're looking for our next pop up shop.  If you have an Etsy or Facebook store, or are looking to test your idea out in a brick in mortar establishment, this is the opportunity for you! 

We cover your wifi and electric.  You supply the customers.  Contact for more information. 
Event Space
11 Center Place, Suite 1

Have your next meeting, training or seminar at the Forge! 

The forge is a versatile space that can be arranged to accommodate workshops, trivia nights, networking events and more! 

Learn more online or email with questions. 
We Need Your Help
Donate to Dundalk Renaissance

For the price of your next cup of coffee you can help us continue our mission of raising home values, bringing the community together, and revitalizing the  Historic Dundalk Town Center.

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Du ndalk Renaissance
is a non-profit, 501 c-3 community development organization dedicated to revitalizing the greater Dundalk area. We always welcome your feedback and support for our work! You may give online or mail in your check to DRC, PO Box 9276, Dundalk, MD 21222 - thank you!