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  • Galena Country Fair

2016 Grant Awards

A total of $57,481.93 was awarded to 34 Jo Daviess County not-for-profit organizations:

St. Michael Catholic Church, Galena

$1,500 - assist Destitute Individuals program

St. Mary Catholic Church, Galena

$1,500 - assist the Destitute Individuals program

Warren Police Department

$800 - computer software upgrade

Midwest Health and Fitness Center, Galena

$300 - Kids on the Move program

Knights of Columbus, East Dubuque

$3,000 - emergency assistance

Stockton Community CPR

$2,591 - CPR supplies

Menominee Athletic Club/Village of Menominee

$600 - defibrillator battery and pads update

Hanover Ambulance

$2,629.92 - three portable radios

Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol

$1,000 - safety equipment update

Warren Township Public Library

$1,851.20 - Lego Club program startup

FHN Family Counseling Center, Galena

$2,500 - Big Brothers Big Sisters program

Galena Primary School Music Department

$350 - ukuleles

St. Mary Church, Elizabeth

$800 - emergency assistance

East Dubuque Fire Department

$2,000 - stair chair

Highland Community College Servant Leadership, Stockton

$3,000 - Stockton Nutritional Outreach Works

Mutual Aid Box Alarm System, East Dubuque

$750 - self-contained breathing apparatus calibration machine

Jo Daviess County WIC program, Galena

$1,000 - safety seats for children

Riverview Center, Galena

$2,000 - client basic needs assistance

Warren Fire Department

$850 - vehicular accident equipment purchase

East Dubuque Police Department

$1,000 - portable radio replacement

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

$1,000 - hearing/vision screening program

Galena Elk's Lodge

$1,000 - Christmas Food Basket Program

Kreider Services, Jo Daviess County

$1,700 - specialized dining room chairs, wheelchairs and Xbox system

Stockton Ambulance

$1,354 - Veinlite LED

The Workshop, Galena

$3,000 - an air compressor to do industrial contracts

United Churches of Galena Food Pantry

$2,000 - children’s backpack project

Warren United Methodist Church

$1,000 - emergency assistance

Galena Fire Department

$1,000 - projector/accessories for the training center

Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office

$1,905.81 - radar equipment

Caring Neighbors Food Pantry, Warren

$1,600 - milk and food

Galena High School Band

$1,000 - equipment trailer for high school band

Warren Youth Sports

$900 - summer ball equipment replacement

Galena Police Department

$1,000 - solar powered speed signs

Stockton Fire Department

$9,000 - Res Q Jack purchase

The funds for these grants were made available from the proceeds of the 2015 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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