Youth Focus Project gets grant to assist with roof costs


Contributed photo Helen Hollis and Minnie Price, both with the Bladen County youth Focus Project, recently made a presentation at the National Rosenwald Schools Conference in Durham for a chance to receive $1,500 in non-matching grant funds. Price made the presentation and qualified for one of nine grants from the Richard E. Deutsch Memorial Fund of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.


ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Youth Focus Project recently received a grant from the Richard E. Deutsch Memorial Fund of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Minnie Price and Helen Hollis attended a National Rosenwald Schools Conference June 17-19 in Durham. During the conference representatives from nine historical Rosenwald Schools made presentations to qualify for one of two $1,5000 non-matching grants.

Price made the presentation for the historical school and qualified to receive one of the grant to help kick off a fundraising campaign to work on the Bladen County Training School roof, which is now the Paul R. Brown Building, lcoated at 1360 Martin Luther King Drive in Elizabethtown.

Contributed photo Helen Hollis and Minnie Price, both with the Bladen County youth Focus Project, recently made a presentation at the National Rosenwald Schools Conference in Durham for a chance to receive $1,500 in non-matching grant funds. Price made the presentation and qualified for one of nine grants from the Richard E. Deutsch Memorial Fund of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
http://bladenjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_grant.jpgContributed photo Helen Hollis and Minnie Price, both with the Bladen County youth Focus Project, recently made a presentation at the National Rosenwald Schools Conference in Durham for a chance to receive $1,500 in non-matching grant funds. Price made the presentation and qualified for one of nine grants from the Richard E. Deutsch Memorial Fund of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
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