Two Dozen Dearborn Co. Businesses Receive COVID Relief Grants – Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021 9:35am
By Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce, news release
A total of $275,000 was distributed among the grant recipients.

(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – All funds in a $275,000 Grant Fund to support Dearborn businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic has been distributed to 24 local businesses by the Southeast Indiana Chamber Foundation (SICF).
The fund, which was applied for by the SICF on behalf of Dearborn County was established using a grant from Indiana’s Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA).  Any Dearborn County business impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic was eligible to apply.
The $250,000 grant from OCRA was supplemented by matching funds from Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce, One Dearborn, the Civista Charitable Foundation and the Southeast Indiana Port Authority which pushed the total fund to $275,000.
“This program was the result of hard work from the Dearborn County commissioners, multiple local non-profit and government organizations and a dedicated grant committee” said Eric Kranz, executive director of the SICF. “We received requests for $800,000 and the committee focused on need and overall impact when making tough decisions on fund allocations. 100% of the $275,000 was distributed to deserving businesses here in Dearborn County.”
The Southeast Indiana Chamber Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit charitable sister organization of the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce. The SICF, along with community partners, will continue to seek opportunities to help local businesses recover from the effects of the pandemic.
 The 24 companies that received a grant, in no particular order:
Flex Audiology, Little Red Academy, Savor the Flavor, Hidden Valley Golf Club, Plug’s Sweet Tooth, Physique Boutique, MNP Grocery, Greendale Cinema, C&L Enterprises, Walker Trucking, Genesis Transportation, Gold Shield Worldwide, Roy Rents, Simply Lashes, Karen Shields – State Farm, Route 262 Country Store, Lawrence Motorsports, History In Your Backyard, Parlour on the Avenue, Top Quality Building Products, BrainBKT Graphics, Willies Sports Café, Beacon News, Trinity Dry Cleaners.
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Come to the Aurora or Dillsboro Public Libraries this September and sign-up for a library card to win awesome prizes and enter for the chance to win a GRAND PRIZE! Already have a library card? No worries, there are all kinds of ways to win prize slips for a grand prize! If you bring in a friend to get a library card, your friend will win prizes and get a grand prize slip, and you will get a grand prize slip as well! You can also pick up one of our Library Card Sign-Up Month Bingo Cards and complete the tasks to get a bingo! Once you get a bingo, bring your card to a librarian to receive a prize slip! With so many ways to win this September, what are you waiting for? Get to your local library this September to get started! All you will need to sign up for a card is a photo ID with the correct address on it. If the address is incorrect, you must bring in a piece of metered mail with the correct address and your name on it. If you are under 18, you must be able to sign your name and bring a parent or guardian with you with a photo ID with the correct address, or a photo ID and a piece of metered mail with the correct address and their name on it. If you have any further questions about this program or about how to sign up for a card, please give us a call at (812) 926-0646. We can’t wait to open up a card with you! A library membership is free if you live or own property in Dearborn County. Based on where you live, residents of other Indiana counties may qualify for a free reciprocal membership.
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