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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 29, 2003

Governor announces release of grant funds for Grayville High School
$150,000 to be used to construct addition to school

CHICAGO- Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today authorized release of a $150,000 state grant to Grayville Community Unit School District (CUSD) #1 to assist with construction of an addition to the district’s high school.
 
“We owe it to our students to help provide the best facilities possible to enrich their learning environment,” said Governor Blagojevich.  “This addition to Grayville’s high school will allow the students to hold more of their events on campus and increase their pride in their school.”
 
The school district is adding the 5,600 square foot addition to provide a performance stage for the building's existing gymnasium, and will include construction of the following new facilities: a band room, an office, a public lobby, public restrooms, a concession area, and a covered public entrance.
 
The funding will be used to make improvements that comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA-accessible improvements include new restrooms, an ADA-compliant drinking fountain and concessions counter, and a ramp to the new stage and band room.
 
“As we make these investments in our educational infrastructure across the state we need to ensure that the facilities are open and available to everyone, regardless of their physical condition,” said Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Director Jack Lavin. “Improving handicapped accessibility is a key element in allowing the disabled to fully integrate themselves in our communities.”
 
State Representative William Grunloh (D108) sponsored the project.


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