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Senior center benefits from grant

 

September 27, 2019

Carter County Senior Citizen Club members Linda Boggs and Ella Voise stand next to a new freezer at the center that was purchased using grant funds awarded by the Governor's Conference on Aging.

Carter County Senior Citizen Coordinator Patricia Lovec applied for a mini-grant in July of this year. The mini-grant, used for senior projects, is sponsored by the Governor's Advisory Council and is awarded at the Governor's Conference on Aging.

The purpose of the grant is to "help facilitate up front funding of innovative ideas that will serve senior interest in local communities." Grants are awarded to rural communities with populations of less than 10,000 people.

In the past, these grants have been used for various needs such as training and educational materials, exercise and health e...



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