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  • Galena Country Fair

2014 Grant Awards

Updated: Sep 19, 2019

A total of $50,219.11 was awarded to 32 Jo Daviess County not-for-profit organizations:

Galena Elk's Lodge

$3,000 - Christmas food basket program

Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office

$2,334 - portable radio replacement

Stockton Library

$1,500 - children's programming and audio books

Apple River Fire Department

$1,260 - firefighter glove replacement

Caring Neighbors Outreach Food Pantry, Warren

$2,000 - milk and food for families

East Dubuque Fire Department

$2,203.60 - CPR dummies for each age group training

Galena Community Garden

$300 - seeds, plants and plant food

FHN Family Counseling, Freeport

$1,250 - Big Brothers/Big Sisters activities for Jo Daviess County

Stockton Ambulance Service

$2,825.25 - EZ-IO power drivers

Church of St. Mary, Elizabeth

$2,000 - emergency assistance program

Hanover Ambulance

$820.26 - airway management and treatment improvement program

Family T.I.E.S., East Dubuque

$1,000 - car seats and Spanish bilingual books

Galena Fire Department

$1,000 - safety equipment

Kreider Services, Jo Daviess County

$2,716 - Apple iPad Airs for education and communication program

Tyler's Justice Center for Children, Stockton

$2,500 - forensic equipment

United Churches of Galena Food Pantry

$3,500 - children's backpack project

East Dubuque Police Department

$1,000 - computer replacements

Galena Area Emergency Medical Services

$2,100 - hand held radio expansion projects

Midwest Health & Fitness

$300 - Kids on the Move youth summer camp

Warren Police Department

$1,170 - Operation Social Media

St. Michael Catholic Church, Galena

$1,000 - community outreach for needy individuals

Mutual Aid Box Alarm System, East Dubuque

$750 - calibration test-fit test machine

Stockton Fire Department

$1,275 - roadside safety equipment

The Workshop, Galena

$300 - Wii games for physical experience and intellectual stimulation

United Way of Northwest Illinois

$500 - kits for children in Jo Daviess County

Warren Area Ambulance

$1,170 - pager purchasing and replacement

St. Mary Catholic Church, Galena

$1,000 - community outreach program for needy individuals

Village of Stockton

$1,000 - Stockton Police Youth Club program

Riverview Center, Galena

$2,000 - violence prevention education program

$1,000 - domestic violence 24-hour emergency services and support

Warren Fire Department

$1,445 - nozzle and lights upgrade for old fire vehicles

Jo Daviess County Juvenile Justice Council

$2,000 - "Save a Life" tour

Senior Resource Center, Galena

$2,000 - direct assistance to senior citizens

The funds for these grants were made available from the proceeds of the 2013 Galena Country Fair event. None of the money from the profit of the fair was used toward administrative support of this group, it is strictly a volunteer organization.

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