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Blue Island awarded $102,250 Preserve America Grant

Deputy Secretary of the Interior Lynn Scarlett, along with Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Chairman John L. Nau III, announced the second round of Preserve America Grants for 2008, including a $102,250 award to Blue Island for the development of Comprehensive Cultural Heritage Marketing & Outreach Strategy.  The project will involve a joint effort between the Community Development (formerly Planning) and Marketing Departments, the Historic Preservation Commission and the Chamber of Commerce.

Special thanks to the Community Development and Marketing Department staff and the Historic Preservation Commission who contributed their time and energy to completing the application.  For more details visit our Preserve America Grant Project page.

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