Morenci Chamber offering grants 04.28.10

Written by David Green.

Morenci Area Chamber of Commerce members are urged to apply for an exterior building improvement grant.

The purpose of the program is to enhance the appearance of the community’s buildings and to help the property owner in financing the improvements.

A pool of up to $1,000 is available through the Morenci Area Chamber. Property owners can be reimbursed up $250 per Chamber member for any eligible project. The grant is for materials only and not labor costs.

The chamber grant will be issued upon completion based on invoices submitted to the Chamber board. Applications are subject to Chamber board approval. Members are encouraged to shop locally for supplies whenever possible.

Improvement projects could include

• Exterior painting;

• New windows and exterior door;

• Sign replacement; and

• Awnings.

The deadline for applications is 9 a.m. June 1. Projects should be completed by Sept. 1.

Submit application to Renée Schroeder at city hall. For more information, contact Chamber president Brad Frederick at 517/605-1020.

The Chamber will review applications at the June 10 meeting.

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