GIF Funding - Community Enhancement Grants

Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Pictured is Rep. Charolette Wagner (left) presenting a check to Danna Deaton, one of the founders of the Mississippi County Butterfly House, a long term treatment facility for women struggling with addictions. The purpose of the Butterfly House is to transform lives and restore families in our region. (photo provided)

State Representative Charolette Wagner recently announced the recipients of this year's GIF Funding - Community Enhancement Grants. Among the Mississippi County cities and towns receiving $3,000 each were Blytheville, Dell, Dyess, Etowah, Gosnell, Keiser, Leachville, Manila, and Osceola. Others receiving funding were: Mississippi County Judge - $500, The Haven of Northeast Arkansas - $500, Buffalo Island Veterans Memorial - $500, Melody Theater - $500, Manila Depot Museum - $500, Mississippi County Historical & Genealogical Society Museum - $500, Mississippi County Butterfly House - $2,000, Gosnell Police Department - $500, Mississippi County Boys and Girls Club - $500, Keiser Parks and Recreation - $454.

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