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1.3 million for Idaho Recreation

According to an article on the Official Web Site of Idaho
(, Idaho will receive $1.3 million for recreation
projects.  I wonder what impact this will have on Moscow and Latah County?
It seems we have many recreation projects in our area that could benefit
from additional funds.  Marci

The following in an excerpt from the article:

April 19, 2002

BOISE-Park and recreation projects in Idaho wil receive a 58% funding
increase from the federal government, Idaho Governor Dirk Kempthorne
announced today.  The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is
allocating $1,378,485 to Idaho, with half the money going to local
governments, the other half to the state.  "These funds are important to
help develop parks and provide recreational opportunities and increase
tourism in Idaho," Kempthorne said.  "Many of these projects are in our
rural communities and will provide a boost to local economies."  

Cities, counties, school districts, recreation districts, state agencies
adn any political subdivision of the state that provides outdoor
recreation facilities can apply for an LWCF grant.  The deadline for
applications in July 19.  More information regarding the grant program is
available at

Marci Schreiber
Young Children & Family Programs
Early Learning Collaborative Project
Gritman Medical Center
700 S. Main, Moscow, ID 83843
Phone: (208) 883-6454 / (208) 883-6370
Fax: (208) 883-2239

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