United States Department
of Agriculture • Rural Development
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USDA ANNOUNCES HOUSING, POLICE GRANTS FOR CLARE COUNTY
EAST LANSING, Nov. 6, 2007 – USDA Rural Development Director for Michigan Gene DeRossett will present three ceremonial checks to Clare County at two ceremonies on Friday, Nov. 9. Clare County will receive $60,000 for police vehicles and dive rescue equipment at 10 a.m. at the Clare County Sheriff’s Dept., 255 W. Main in Harrison.
The second event will take place at 11 a.m. in the Clare County Commission Board Room, 225 W. Main in Harrison. Clare County will receive a Housing Preservation Grant of $41,790 and Mid Michigan Community Action Agency will receive a Housing Preservation Grant of $61,508.
The events are open to the general public and everyone is welcome to attend.
USDA Rural Development's mission is to deliver programs in a way that will support increasing economic opportunity and improve the quality of life of rural residents. As a venture capital entity, Rural Development provides equity, liquidity, and technical assistance to finance and foster growth in homeownership, business development, and critical community and technology infrastructure. Further information on rural programs is available at a local USDA Rural Development office or by visiting USDA's web site at http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/
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