Area Organizations Benefit From CARES Funding
Thu, 29 Apr 2021 06:02:46 EDT


Alpena County Commissioner Marty Thomson recently released a list of organizations that benefited from federal CARES funding.

The federal dollars totaling over 4-hundred 5 thousand dollars ($405,702.00) were a reimbursement pass through grant through the Michigan Development Corporation Community Development Block Grant program.

The presentation was part of a required public hearing and a few representatives of local human service agencies appeared to thank the county for keeping them in mind when handing out money.

A few nonprofit organizations were assisted for purchase of food items, supplies, cleaning supplies, and personal protection equipment. Some included St. Bernard's Friends Room, St. Vincent's Food Pantry, Senior Citizens Center, Salvation Army, and Sunrise Mission.

Various county departments were also allocated dollars for similar supplies, the largest single expenditure being over 1-hundred 58 thousand for construction of a new morgue and storage facility at the new Alpena County Jail. District #4 Health was also allocated various supplies, tents, generator, and storage facilities.

A list of the grant recipients and allocations received can be seen with this story on our news page at WATZ dot com.

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Salvation Army Food items $ 266.10
St. Bernards Food, Supplies, Cleaning supplies, PPE $ 5,000.00
St. Vincents Food, Supplies, Cleaning supplies, PPE $ 24,999.80
Sunrise Mission Food, Supplies, Cleaning supplies, PPE $ 18,088.94
Senior Citizens Food, Supplies, Cleaning supplies, PPE $ 6,418.97
Alpena County Maintenance PPE $ 2,397.00
Alpena County Jail Sanitizer & Solution $ 3,968.27
Alpena County Emergency Management PPE $ 50,000.00
District Health Dept. #4 Tents, Generators, PPE $ 36,734.87
Alpena County Morgue Unit/Emergency Storage Bldg $ 158,229.20
Alpena County Morgue Unit/ Emergency Storage Bldg $ 2,115.00
Alpena County Virtual Meeting Setup & Connections $ 54,529.46
Alpena County Winter Clinic Bldgs - located at DHD#4 $ 34,092.58
Alpena County Winter Clinic Bldgs - located at DHD#4 $ 100.00
Alpena County Winter Clinic Bldgs - located at DHD#4 $ 3,418.49 ..
Alpena County Winter Clinic Bldgs - located at DHD#4 $ 298.16 ..
District Health Dept. #4 Winter Clinic Bldg Furnishings $ 5,045.16
TOTAL: $ 405,702.00


   

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