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Release No. STELPRD4017952
ContactEmily Cannon(207) 990-9175
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(AUGUST 8, 2012) USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES COMMUNITY FACILITY DIRECT LOAN TO FISH RIVER RURAL HEALTH

Bangor, ME, Aug 08, 2012 -- USDA Rural Development has selected Fish River Rural Health in Eagle Lake to receive a Community Facility Direct Loan of $150,000.

The Community Facility Direct Loan will be used to purchase a medical office building in Fort Kent. The purchase of this building will allow for significant savings and ensure that the organization can continue to provide quality healthcare services in northern Aroostook County.

USDA Rural Development State Director Virginia Manuel said, “Supporting rural healthcare is a key priority at USDA Rural Development and I am pleased that these funds will assist Fish River Rural Health in continuing to provide access to healthcare for northern Maine residents in its new space.”

Fish River Rural Health President John Martin said, “

USDA Rural Development has Area Offices located in Presque Isle, Bangor, Lewiston, and Scarborough, as well as a State Office, located in Bangor. There are 69 employees working to deliver the agency’s Housing, Business, and Community Programs, which are designed to improve the economic stability of rural communities, businesses, residents, and farmers, and improve the quality of life in rural Maine. Further information on rural programs is available at a local USDA Rural Development office or by visiting USDA Rural Development's web site at http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/me.

Last Modified:06/20/2013 
 
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