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McCaskill Secures Federal Grant, low-Interest Loan to Help Vichy Purchase New Fire Truck

July 31st, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

WASHINGTON, DC- U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced today that the United States Department of Agriculture will provide federal grant dollars to the Vichy Volunteer Fire Association. The Association will also receive a federal loan. The money is being provided as part of the Department’s Rural Development funding initiative. Rural Development works to improve the economy and quality of life in rural communities by supporting and providing government loans and grants.

The Vichy Volunteer Fire Association has been awarded a federal grant for $11,250, as well as a $63,750 low-interest government loan, to be used for the purchase of a new fire truck. The funds will also be used to install an existing water tank onto the new truck. Read more…

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