Judith Gap American Legion Auxiliary awarded grant

Participants dine together during the Christmas party. Photo shows flooring to be replaced.

Photo courtesy of Deb Strohmaier

Northwest Farm Credit Services is proud to award the Judith Gap American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 70 in Garneill, Montana, a $1,500 Northwest FCS Rural Community Grant.

“The Judith Gap American Legion Auxiliary is grateful to receive the rural community grant from Northwest FCS,” said Fran Allen, Auxiliary president. “The Judith Gap Legionnaires have been working hard on fixing up our Legion Hall, which is an old bank building from the early 1900s. The Legion has repaired the roof, replaced part of the ceiling and replaced ceiling tiles in the kitchen, painted the new ceiling and replaced the front door. The Auxiliary will help with the restoration by using the grant to replace the flooring in the kitchen where we meet.”

Northwest FCS is committed to helping rural communities succeed. In 2017 to date, Northwest Farm Credit Services has committed over $250,000 to 171 projects in rural communities across Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Since the program’s inception in 2007, it has awarded 805 grants totaling more than $1.46 million.

The next rural grant deadline is Feb. 1, 2018. If you think your rural project may be eligible for a grant, visit northwestfcs.com/Stewardship/Rural-Communities for more information and an application.

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