copyright the Chronicle June 17, 2015
by Elizabeth Trail
BROWNINGTON — Jan Delaney describes herself as “just a Brownington citizen who wanted to help.”
She’s not a town official. She had never written a grant before, let alone a major one. But when she saw that her town needed money to pay for a new truck, Ms. Delaney learned by doing.
In January, with help from Town Clerk Cheryl Galipeau and former Selectman Dean Perry, Ms. Delaney put in an application to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for a $50,000 community facilities grant.
On June 11, Ms. Delaney’s efforts were rewarded when officials from the USDA came to Brownington….To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe:
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