State Funding Awarded to the Brazos Valley

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More than $1million dollars of grant money from the state is at work in the Brazos Valley.

Representatives from the Office of Rural Community Affairs presented a ceremonial check to area recipients on Wednesday morning at the Center for Regional Services.

The checks represent how much money has been received by area towns and organizations in the form of grants since September 1 of last year to the end of August this year.

The ORCA's mission is to make broad state resources accessible to rural communities. The following is details where and how grant money was distributed.

Grantee Name, City, Dollars
Burleson St. Joseph Health Center, Caldwell: $9,157
Burleson St. Joseph Health Center, Caldwell: $5,000
Eric N. Alford, Temple: $35,800
Frank Boyd, DO, College Station: $12,500
Grimes St. Joseph Health Center, Navasota: $9,157
Joseph M. Munroe, Bryan: $12,500
Madison St. Joseph Health Center, Madisonville: $50,000
Madison St. Joseph Health Center, Madisonville: $9,157
Texas A & M Health Science Center - RCHI, Bryan: $15,000
Texas A&M University Health Science Center, College Station: $15,000
City of Buffalo, Buffalo: $250,000
Leon County, Centerville: $250,000
City of Jewett, Jewett: $250,000
City of Somerville, Somerville: $250,000