Regional
6:00 am
Thu February 27, 2014

USDA Celebrates Anthony, New Mexico Projects Today

Credit NM USDA Rural Development Director Terry Brunner

  USDA Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner will be heading a four event caravan to report and demonstrate to the public the successful economic development and lifestyle efforts the U.S. Department of Agriculture has had through the StrikeForce for Rural Growth and Opportunity initiative in Anthony, New Mexico.

The StrikeForce initiative was created to increase investment in rural communities through outreach by developing and strengthening partnerships with organizations, other governmental entities and individuals working to combat poverty in Rural America. Through these partnerships the department is providing better access to the full range of its financial resources to those high poverty areas throughout the country and the state of New Mexico. 

The four projects being highlighted during the event caravan will provide a wide variety of services or lifestyle opportunities to those choosing to live in Anthony, New Mexico through the creation of jobs, better infrastructure and better housing opportunities

Thursday February 27, 2014

1:00 PM

What?             Dedication and tour of the Anthony Water and Sanitation District water well and filtration system.

Where?           Water Well No. 4, 1127 Van Buren Street, Anthony, NM 88021

2:00 PM

What?             Southwest Regional Housing and Community Development, Inc. homebuyer education project demonstration.

Where?           Anthony Library, 750 Landers, Anthony, NM 88021

3:00 PM         

What?             Certificate of obligation of funds presented to the Rio Grande Council of Governments to provide business development funds in Anthony, NM.

Where?           Anthony Tires and Service, 830 Anthony Drive, Anthony, NM

4:30 PM

What?             Certificate of obligation of funds presented to Tierra Del Sol, Housing Corporation to help construct new homes through the USDA RD Self-Help program and the refurbishment of homes through the Housing Preservation Grant Program.

Where:           The Luis A. Parra family home, 566 Putter Circle, Anthony, NM 88021