The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Lifestyles

September 20, 2013

CCDA distributes grants

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• The Clinton Symphony Orchestra Association applied for $2,900 and received $1,450 for the June 2014 Clinton Symphony Orchestra Pops concert.

• Clinton Trees Forever applied for $8,120 and received $4,900 for replacement trees.

• The DeWitt Chamber and Development Company applied for $11,130 and received $5,500 for a new DCDC website.

• Felix Adler Memorial Association applied for $10,031 and received $3,000 for the 25th annual Felix Adler Day festival.

• Fishing Has No Boundaries, Eastern Iowa Chapter applied for $5,035 and received $3,000 for the program.

• Friends of Riverview Stadium applied for $66,361 and received $52,800 for the River View Stadium/Ashford University Field.

• Grand Mound Ball Park applied for $7,425 and received $4,500 for an electrical system.

• Grand Mound Volunteer Fire Company applied for $15,774 and received $12,000 for an Independence Day 2014 fireworks display

• Low Moor Volunteer Fire Department applied for $18,611 and received $18,000 for rescue equipment.

• Paul B. Sharar Foundation for Clinton Community College applied for $74,700 and received $52,000 for a lecture hall renovation.

• River King and Queen Athletic Booster Club applied for $75,000 and received $25,000 for Clinton High School turf replacement.

• Skyline Center, Inc., applied for $39,053 and received $2,000 for the Skyline Day Habilitation and Community Center Improvement project.

• Welton Volunteer Fire Department applied for $75,000 and received $67,500 for a pumper fire truck.

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