In attendance were representatives receiving an Arkansas Rural Fire Protection Grant award on behalf of Diaz in Jackson County. Diaz received $2,000 for fire hoses.
The Department of Rural Services works in partnership with the Arkansas Rural Development Commission to administer the Arkansas Rural Community Grant Programs in three cycles each year. Incorporated cities and towns and unincorporated communities in rural areas of less than 3,000 in population are eligible to apply for assistance through the mayor or county judge's office.
For more information about the Department of Rural Services and their grant programs contact Rural Services at 1-888-RURAL-AR.