United States Department
of Agriculture • Rural Development
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USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES $634,000 FOR CLARE, ROSCOMMON COUNTIES
EAST LANSING, Oct. 22, 2007 – USDA Rural Development Director for Michigan Gene DeRossett will host a series of ceremonies on Oct. 26th commemorating $634,000 in grants and loans for communities in Clare and Roscommon counties.
The events are open to the general public and everyone is welcome to attend.
The list below indicates the time, location, recipients and award amount of the presentation.
9:30 a.m. Location: Farwell Village Hall, 109 Hall St., in
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Harrison City Hall, 229 Beech St., in Harrison.
p.m. Location: Richfield Township Hall, 1410 N. M-76 in St.
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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