U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $36,300 in Twiggs County, Georgia
March 16, 2009
Contact: Bryan Borlik, (202) 482-4085
The U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) today announced a $36,300 investment to Twiggs County, Ga., to support the development of a watershed monitoring plan and watershed assessment needed to facilitate the expansion of the Twiggs County Industrial Park.
"The Economic Development Administration is pleased to partner with Twiggs County to boost business development and job growth," said Sandra R. Walters, EDA Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer. "This EDA grant will help the region recover from recent weather incidents by attracting new businesses and jobs through the expansion of the Twiggs County Industrial Park."
EDA supports the economic development needs of distressed communities throughout the United States. Its mission is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness and preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy.
Additional information on how EDA programs are helping distressed communities create a positive and sustainable economic future can be accessed at: http://www.eda.gov