Thursday, June 23, 2016

Heritage Grants Received By Chamber

Left to Right: Lt. Governor Tim Griffin, Stacy Hurst, Mayor Bryan Martin, Chamber President Joel Tolefree, and Gary Clements
Bradley County Chamber of Commerce President Joel Tolefree and Warren Mayor Bryan Martin were in Little Rock Thursday, June, 23rd to accept two grants from the Department of Arkansas Heritage.  One grant for $1000.00 will be used by the Warren Downtown Network to assist local businesses with upgrades to their building awnings, while the second grant for $59,602.00 will be used along with other grant dollars and additional funds raised, to renovate the Railroad Depot on Cedar Street.

The grant awards were handed out by Heritage Director Stacy Hurst and Arkansas Lt. Governor Tim Griffin.  The program was held at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.  A large crowd was on hand from communities and organizations from throughout Arkansas to accept their awards and to take part in a training session on how to utilize the grants.

Gary Clements of Clements & Ass. Architecture, Inc. was also present.  Clements will conduct the architectural work on the Depot project.
Left to Right:  Stacy Hurst, Joel Tolefree, Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin, and Mayor Bryan Martin

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