Essex Community Club awarded $5,000 in grant money to go toward Business Community Development. The project estimates are over $22,500 in total investments! There were two qualifications for application:
Eleven businesses, building owners and organizations applied. Following is a note of those groups and their project. Please join me in congratulating these winners and encouraging them on their projects.
Railroad Inn - outside lighting on front and patio
Antique Caboose - Installation of windows on north side of building
Johnson's Locker - tuck-point and painting of east side
Stitches & Baskets - new exterior paint and sign
Essex Community Schools - landscaping
Tech Support Services - new awning
Study & Service Club - landscape Essex sign at city entrance
Post Office - power wash and seal brick
American Legion #333 - paint building exterior
Essex Medical Clinic - repair awning and shingles on building front
529 Iowa Avenue - replace broken window and paint building front
All projects must be completed by August 15, 2007.
Thanks to our ECC membership for hard work this past year to raise the funds which have gone toward this project.