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7 W.Va. communities receive $118,000 in grants aimed at boosting health, economic development
Reported by: Associated Press
Friday, December 13, 2013 2:51 AM EST
Seven West Virginia cities have been awarded a total of $118,000 in grants aimed at boosting community health and economic development.
Among the projects include plans for walking and bike trails, signs and decorative planters along walkways, community gardens, health programs, farmers markets and a farm-to-restaurant program.
Funding for the West Virginia Development Office's Growing Healthy Communities grant program was provided by the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation and the state Department of Health and Human Resources.