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iii+iiii 6 The Clarendon Enterprise July 15, 2004 Federal funds available for assistance grants Last week, on the last day of National Homeownership Month, !Agriculture Secretary Ann M. Vene- haan announced the availability of $2 inillion in technical and supervisory ousing assistance to provide rural i'esidents with additional home repair and homeownership opportunities. "Homeownership is the cor- iaerstone to the economy of rural ommunities," said Veneman. "This funding will help over 2.000 families to improve their overall quality of life and help build a strong economic future for their family and commu- nity" i Bryan Daniel, State Director, for LISDA Rural l)cvclopn3ent in Texas, aid, "Technical anti Supervisory ;Assistance Grants offer expanded opportunities to help rural residents throughout ,Texas. Many rural Texans could benefit from home- buyer counseling and loan packaging which could be provided by organi- zations receiving this technical and supervisory grant assistance" Veneman recently participated in several rural homeownership events as part of the national recognition by the Bush Administration of the economic and community benefits of homeownership. Since the beginning of the Bush Administration, over 188,000 fami- lies have received assistance with homeownership and housing repair through USDA programs. These grants support programs of homeownership counseling, home loan packaging and delinquency counseling. A projected 25 to 30 dif- ferent groups will receive the techni- cal and supervisory assistance grants. An estimated 2,000 low-income families will benefit from USDA loans and grants allowing them to purchase their own home or make essential home repairs. Homebuyer training and coun- seling will also benefit thousands more who hope to become home owners in the near future. The deadline to apply will be 30 days from the publication in the July 1, 2004, Federal Register. Commu- nity and faith-based organizations are eligible to apply. For more informa- tion, please see Rural Development's website, www.rurdev.usda.gov. Beef Producers learn quality techniques An educational ('D, which was developed by Texas A&M Univer- sity researchers with beef checkoff dollars, has taught 1,000 Texas pro- ducers how to practice beef quality management. The CD provides the same infor- mation that is taught by Texas Coop- erative Extension specialists through a program co-sponsored by the Texas Beef Council and Texas and South- Western Cattle Raisers Association. Producers can receive a free copy of this interactive teaching tool by call- ing 1-800-846-4113 or their county extension agent. Shop at home. Support your local merchants. Cebndge connecilons ---' No phone line required Always on High-Speed Cable Internet Call for monthly specials. Bailey testes Storage Serf Storage Units for Rent $25,00 per month Hwy. 287 East 874-2083 Donley County Market Days Friday, July 30, 2004 Booth Entry Form - No Fee! Each booth holder will be completely respon- sible for set-up and take down of their booth as well as trash pick-up around their booth. F ....... Organization ] Contact Telephone I Address City State _Zip __ ] Type of Booth [ ] Will your booth be selling items or doing giveways? ] Selling Giveaway I ..I Please return completed form by Friday, July 23, to: Donley County Extension Office, 414 S. Kearney, PO Box 682, Clarendon, TX 79226 or FAX to (806) 874-3054. 1.866.269.2052 Efi0000a00+isS e ,/ Show starts at 9:00 Gates open at ILO Come early for Imers and ddnks at the concession stand, Friday & Saturday. Adults $5.00 Kids & Seniors $4.00 JOEY & BRENDA LEE PO Box 189 Clarendon, TX 79226-0189 806/874-2130 FARM MUTUAL INSURANCE All( (0 00ervinc 3 Your T Wifh R%ular Viri'ir (all oday "to rchedule 'co'l-fco "to come by your home or SERVICE COMPANY call: or A Division Of Scottco Mechanical Contractors iii+iiii 6 The Clarendon Enterprise July 15, 2004 Federal funds available for assistance grants Last week, on the last day of National Homeownership Month, !Agriculture Secretary Ann M. Vene- haan announced the availability of $2 inillion in technical and supervisory ousing assistance to provide rural i'esidents with additional home repair and homeownership opportunities. "Homeownership is the cor- iaerstone to the economy of rural ommunities," said Veneman. "This funding will help over 2.000 families to improve their overall quality of life and help build a strong economic future for their family and commu- nity" i Bryan Daniel, State Director, for LISDA Rural l)cvclopn3ent in Texas, aid, "Technical anti Supervisory ;Assistance Grants offer expanded opportunities to help rural residents throughout ,Texas. Many rural Texans could benefit from home- buyer counseling and loan packaging which could be provided by organi- zations receiving this technical and supervisory grant assistance" Veneman recently participated in several rural homeownership events as part of the national recognition by the Bush Administration of the economic and community benefits of homeownership. Since the beginning of the Bush Administration, over 188,000 fami- lies have received assistance with homeownership and housing repair through USDA programs. These grants support programs of homeownership counseling, home loan packaging and delinquency counseling. A projected 25 to 30 dif- ferent groups will receive the techni- cal and supervisory assistance grants. An estimated 2,000 low-income families will benefit from USDA loans and grants allowing them to purchase their own home or make essential home repairs. Homebuyer training and coun- seling will also benefit thousands more who hope to become home owners in the near future. The deadline to apply will be 30 days from the publication in the July 1, 2004, Federal Register. Commu- nity and faith-based organizations are eligible to apply. For more informa- tion, please see Rural Development's website, www.rurdev.usda.gov. Beef Producers learn quality techniques An educational ('D, which was developed by Texas A&M Univer- sity researchers with beef checkoff dollars, has taught 1,000 Texas pro- ducers how to practice beef quality management. The CD provides the same infor- mation that is taught by Texas Coop- erative Extension specialists through a program co-sponsored by the Texas Beef Council and Texas and South- Western Cattle Raisers Association. Producers can receive a free copy of this interactive teaching tool by call- ing 1-800-846-4113 or their county extension agent. Shop at home. Support your local merchants. Cebndge connecilons ---' No phone line required Always on High-Speed Cable Internet Call for monthly specials. Bailey testes Storage Serf Storage Units for Rent $25,00 per month Hwy. 287 East 874-2083 Donley County Market Days Friday, July 30, 2004 Booth Entry Form - No Fee! Each booth holder will be completely respon- sible for set-up and take down of their booth as well as trash pick-up around their booth. F ....... Organization ] Contact Telephone I Address City State _Zip __ ] Type of Booth [ ] Will your booth be selling items or doing giveways? ] Selling Giveaway I ..I Please return completed form by Friday, July 23, to: Donley County Extension Office, 414 S. Kearney, PO Box 682, Clarendon, TX 79226 or FAX to (806) 874-3054. 1.866.269.2052 Efi0000a00+isS e ,/ Show starts at 9:00 Gates open at ILO Come early for Imers and ddnks at the concession stand, Friday & Saturday. Adults $5.00 Kids & Seniors $4.00 JOEY & BRENDA LEE PO Box 189 Clarendon, TX 79226-0189 806/874-2130 FARM MUTUAL INSURANCE All( (0 00ervinc 3 Your T Wifh R%ular Viri'ir (all oday "to rchedule 'co'l-fco "to come by your home or SERVICE COMPANY call: or A Division Of Scottco Mechanical Contractors