U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $33,000 to Create Jobs, Strengthen Economy in the Town of Dekorra, Wisconsin
August 7, 2009
Contact: Bryan Borlik, (202) 482-4085
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) today announced a $33,000 grant to the town of Dekorra, Wis., to develop a floodplain mitigation analysis and economic development strategy to boost business development and job growth in the Utility District.
"The Economic Development Administration is pleased to partner with the town of Dekorra to improve the regional economic climate," said Sandra R. Walters, EDA Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer. "This EDA grant will help Dekorra develop a blueprint for bringing new business development and jobs to the Utility District."
EDA is an agency within the U.S. Commerce Department and 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.