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Cumberland County Commissioners approve more COVID recovery grants

The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners recently approved an additional $1.21 million in Cumberland County Recovery Grants to businesses/nonprofits for COVID-19 recovery.

Receiving funds earmarked for capital improvement projects are:

· Jeffrey W. & Jo Anne Coy Public Library of Shippensburg, $78,252

· Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, $318,850

· Cleve J. Fredericksen Library, $79,843

· New Hope Ministries Inc., $350,000

· Carlisle Tool Library, $66,500

· Employment Skills Center, $133,441

· Marantha-Carlisle, $54,187

· United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County, $129,645

In total, the county has granted almost $17.26 million in COVID-19 recovery money to colleges and in the areas of mental and physical health, infrastructure and businesses/nonprofits.

Paula Wolf is a freelance writer