United States Department
of Agriculture Rural Development
Contact: Alec Lloyd
USDA Announces Presentations for Reed City, Lake City and Frederic Township
EAST LANSING, Jan. 5, 2012 U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Rural Development State Director for Michigan James J. Turner today announced a series of presentations on Tuesday, Jan. 10, to commemorate $94,000 in grants to improve public safety in three northern Michigan communities.
Reed City will receive $48,000 for a patrol vehicle and emergency sirens at 9:30 a.m. at City Hall, 207 E. Lincoln, in Reed City.
Lake City will receive a $21,000 grant for turnout gear and fire-fighting equipment for the Lake City Fire Dept. at 2:30 p.m. at City Hall, 115 W. John, in Lake City.
Frederic Township will receive $25,000 for an emergency response vehicle and medical equipment at 7 p.m. at the township office located at 7564 County Road 612 in Frederic.
The events are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.
USDA, through its Rural Development mission area, administers and manages housing, business and community infrastructure and facility 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 $150 billion in loans and loan guarantees. Visit http://www.rurdev.usda.gov for additional information about the agencys programs or to locate the USDA Rural Development office nearest you.
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