FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 13, 2001
Funds will be used to re-roof the historic facility to prevent water damage to its lavishly restored ceiling and walls.
This Illinois FIRST project was initiated by State Rep. Jack McGuire, D-Joliet.
Other Illinois FIRST grants announced by Ryan:
$20,000 to the Manteno Community Fire Protection District to purchase equipment, including a thermal imaging camera. This project was initiated by State Rep. Phil Novak, D-Bradley.
$12,000 to Kankakee County Senior Citizens, Inc., to assist in its operating costs. This project was initiated by State Rep. Mary K. O'Brien, D-Coal City.
$5,000 to Christmas Day, Inc., to provide free Christmas dinners for senior citizens at three area locations. This project was initiated by Novak.