News Release
Release No.STELPRD4018777
ContactJune Hart(660) 885-5567, Ext. 4
Sunrise Beach, MO, Oct 16, 2012 --

@@In a ceremony on October 16, 2012, Anita J. (Janie) Dunning, USDA Rural Development Missouri State Director, announced funding to Sunrise Beach Municipal Development Corporation to purchase an office building to be leased to the Village of Sunrise Beach for City Hall offices. Sunrise Beach Municipal Development Corp received a loan in the amount of $104,000 from USDA Rural Development’s Community Facility Direct Loan.

“I am pleased that the USDA has awarded a $104,000 Community Facility Direct Loan to the Sunrise Beach Municipal Development Corporation,” said Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler. “This money will be put to good use as it will pay for an office building to that will house City Hall offices for the Village of Sunrise Beach.”

“This is a great partnership effort when everyone works together for a common goal of meeting the needs of a community,” said Anita J. Dunning. “I want to personally thank everyone that has worked together to make this project a reality. Special thanks are extended to our federal elected officials for making available the federal funds for these kinds of projects.”

For additional information on RD projects, please visit Rural Development’s new interactive web map featuring program funding and success stories for fiscal years 2009-2011.  The data can be found at:

President Obama’s plan for rural America has brought about historic investment and resulted in stronger rural communities.  Under the President’s leadership, these investments in housing, community facilities, businesses and infrastructure have empowered rural America to continue leading the way – strengthening America’s economy, small towns and rural communities.  USDA’s investments in rural communities support the rural way of life that stands as the backbone of our American values.  President Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack are committed to a smarter use of Federal resources to foster sustainable economic prosperity and ensure the government is a strong partner for businesses, entrepreneurs and working families in rural communities.

USDA, through its Rural Development mission area, has an active portfolio of more than $172 billion in loans and loan guarantees.  These programs are designed to improve the economic stability of rural communities, businesses, residents, farmers and ranchers and improve the quality of life in rural America.

Anyone seeking more information about the Rural Business Enterprise Grant program or any other USDA Rural Development programs may visit the homepage at or by contacting the Clinton Area Office at 1306 North 2nd Street, Clinton, MO 64735 or by calling (660) 885-5567, Ext. 4.

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