FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 3, 2001
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor George H. Ryan announced today that he is releasing $134,000 in Illinois FIRST funding for projects in the Northwest Suburbs, including $55,000 to the Des Plaines Community Senior Center to purchase a 22-seat bus to transport seniors to and from the senior center, the downtown area, condominiums and nursing and retirement homes. The center is contributing $82,890.
This Illinois FIRST project was initiated by State Sen. Dave Sullivan, R-Mt. Prospect.
Other Illinois FIRST grants announced by Ryan: