Meeting held for grant, business tips
23 Sep 2020
A Community Development Block Grant from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development for Downtown Revitalization in Hebron was on the agenda at a Sept. 16 meeting at the Stastny Community Center. The grant application for up to $400,000 in funds was due Sept. 15.
Approximately 13 businesses, citizens, Thayer County Health Services CEO Paul Edwards and two county commissioners, Dave Bruning and Dean Krueger, attended the meeting. Crystal Fangmeier of Southeast Community College Learning Center in Hebron was also there and spoke to the crowd on SCC’s opportunities for businesses.
The city has secured matching funds for the grant of approximately $160,000 in commitments from LB840, area organizations and businesses.
A pre-application process for revitalization funds was conducted, and 37 businesses responded amounting to more than $800,000 in projects.