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Tuscaloosa County Press Day

A group of community leaders, legislators and grant recipients met today to commemorate the distribution of over $90,000.00 in RC&D Funds in the Tuscaloosa County area over the past two years.

First row left to right, Bill Neighbors, Noopie Cosby, Frank Hamiter, Collette Ray, Chairman Don Sherrod, Senator Gerald Allen, Representative Kyle South, Susan Wesson, Eliza Sheffield, Amanda Cassity, Farrington Snipes and Denise Shirley

Second row left to right, Brad Lang, Dianne Averett, Lynn Corkren, Bettye Loftin, Erin Wiggins, Commissioner Jerry Tingle, Roy Loftin and Mary Jean Sutton

Third row left to right, Commissioner Mark Nelson, Lou Hansen, Fran Viselli, Brian Dickerson, June Lambert and Wilford Calhoun


Upcoming RC&D & Outreach Meeting Dates

Tombigbee RC&D Quarterly Meeting
Cypress Inn- Tuscaloosa, AL
January 24, 2019
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

AARCD Annual Meeting
The Lodge at Gulf States Park
Gulf Shores, AL
April 7 – 10, 2019

Tombigbee RC&D Quarterly Meeting

April18, 2019
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Tombigbee RC&D Quarterly Meeting
August 8, 2019
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.



























Tombigbee RC&D Awarded as Premier Member of Circle of Diamonds

 NARCD CoD 444 North Capitol Street, NW
Suite 618Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-434-4780

Fax: 202-434-4783


Contact: Andrew Gordon, Executive Director, NARC&DC

January 27, 2015

The National Association of Resource Conservation & Development Councils Announces Award to Tombigbee RC&D Council

The National Association of RC&D Councils (NARC&DC) is very pleased to announce that Tombigbee Resource Conservation and Development Council of Tuscaloosa, Alabama has been reauthorized as a Premier member of the NARC&DC Circle of Diamonds program, one of the few RC&D Councils out of 375 to qualify for this elite status.

The NARC&DC Circle of Diamonds program provides a proactive means for RC&D Councils to demonstrate that they are complying with legal requirements and best non-profit management practices. The program has three tiers or levels: Basic, Enhanced, and Premier. By earning Premier level membership, Tombigbee RC&D Council, has clearly demonstrated its ability to adhere to the highest standards of governance and administration and its effectiveness in public outreach and partnership management. The RC&D Council’s policies and practices, as well as its inspiring vision for the future of its community, make it a model for all of us who strive to faithfully serve our communities and be good stewards of the resources entrusted to us.

The National Association of RC&D Councils heartily congratulates Tombigbee RC&D, on this well-deserved honor.

The NARC&DC represents America’s Resource Conservation and Development Councils, non-profit organizations that work to protect natural resources and develop rural economies. RC&D Councils are grassroots organizations comprised of community members and local government representatives. They deliver resource conservation and community development assistance throughout rural America, including soil and water quality projects, job creation programs, and renewable energy assistance.