U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today announced support for the Gladwin County District Library and Hayes Township’s community kitchen. This funding comes through the USDA’s Rural Development Community Facility Grant program, which funds critical infrastructure in rural communities across the country. ‘The Gladwin Library and Hayes Township community kitchen are important resources for families in these communities,’ said Stabenow. ‘Today’s announcement is one example of the role that rural development plays in helping rural communities create economic development and maintain the quality of life across Michigan.’ The Gladwin County District Library will receive $22,500 to purchase new equipment and furnishings for their children’s learning area. Hayes Township in Clare County will receive $37,500 to buy equipment for their new community kitchen. Senator Stabenow is Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, which oversees the USDA and its Rural Development program.
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