United States Department
of Agriculture • Rural Development
Contact: Alec Lloyd
Beulah, Briley Township Receive $104,200 from USDA Rural Development
EAST LANSING, July 20, 2012 – U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Rural Development State Director for Michigan James J. Turner today commemorated Rural Business Enterprise Grants for Beulah and Briley Township.
“These grants will improve the quality of life and strengthen their communities,” Turner said.
Beulah received $60,000 its Downtown Waterfront Boardwalk/Promenade project. The funds will develop an on-grade boardwalk, universal beach access matting and on-site furniture.
Briley Township, located in Montmorency County, received $44,200 to improve the township park in Atlanta with a new parking lot and entertainment pavilion.
USDA Rural Development State Director for Michigan James J. Turner was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2009. USDA, through its Rural Development mission area, administers and manages housing, business and community infrastructure programs through a national network of state and local offices. 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. Rural Development has an existing portfolio of more than $170 billion in loans and loan guarantees. Visit http://www.rurdev.usda.gov for additional information about the agency’s programs or to locate the USDA Rural Development office nearest you.
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