Moscow OKs plan for using rescue act money | Local

Moscow OKs plan for using rescue act money | Local

The Moscow City Council on Monday unanimously approved a plan for allocating $5.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act money including $750,000 for small businesses and nonprofits.The money is meant to provide COVID-19 relief money to local governments. Moscow received the first half of that money in June and will receive the second half in … Read more

Indonesia volcano: After Mount Semeru erupts rescue workers dig through thick layers of hot ash

Indonesia volcano: After Mount Semeru erupts rescue workers dig through thick layers of hot ash

Mount Semeru, one of Indonesia’s most active volcanoes, erupted Saturday, shooting smoldering hot ash and volcanic gas into the air that turned the sky dark over villages in East Java’s Lumajang district. The death toll increased to 22 late Monday, the Head of Data and Information for Indonesia’s National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), Abdul … Read more

City of Fresno asking residents how to use money from the American Rescue Plan Act

City of Fresno asking residents how to use money from the American Rescue Plan Act

FRESNO, Calif (KSEE/KGPE) – The City of Fresno is scheduled to receive $177-million from the federal government, according to city officials. The money is meant to aid in recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and city officials are asking residents how they would like to see the money used. The money comes from the American Rescue … Read more

Santa Paddle raises money for Columbia Basin Dive Rescue | News

Santa Paddle raises money for Columbia Basin Dive Rescue | News

RICHLAND, Wash-On Sunday, local paddleboarders hit the water for this year’s Santa Paddle.Krista Patterson co-organized the event and owns Northwest Paddleboarding in Richland.”I started doing the Santa Paddle probably three or four years ago, but it’s always just been like me or one other person,” said Patterson.This year was bigger. Patterson says more off-season paddle … Read more

Arise 5k raised money for the Rescue Mission’s Bethel House

Arise 5k raised money for the Rescue Mission's Bethel House

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.- The Arise 5K raised money for the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission’s Bethel House. Bethel House is a residential treatment program for women. Katy Perry’s mother, Mary Hudson supports the cause. “I’ve always done Arise conferences for the past 15 years, three in Hawaii, one in California. But I wanted to do one … Read more

Finance Committee discusses next steps for rescue plan money

Finance Committee discusses next steps for rescue plan money

BENTONVILLE — The Benton County Finance Committee at its last meeting of the year Thursday night discussed next steps in spending millions of dollars in American Rescue Plan funding.Congress passed a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill to speed up the country’s recovery from the economic and health effects of the covid-19 pandemic. President Joe Biden … Read more

2021 Drumstick Dash money to help Rescue Mission of Roanoke continue to provide meals to those in need

2021 Drumstick Dash money to help Rescue Mission of Roanoke continue to provide meals to those in need

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) – The annual Drumstick Dash returned in-person on Thanksgiving Day this year. The event is hosted by the Atlantic Union Bank and supports the Rescue Mission of Roanoke. CEO of the Rescue Mission, Lee Clark, said they are still tallying the money raised from the thousands of participants but said it looks … Read more

Reading deciding how to use American Rescue Plan money | Berks Regional News

Reading deciding how to use American Rescue Plan money | Berks Regional News

READING, Pa. – As part of the American Rescue Plan, $61 million is coming to the City of Reading, and Mayor Eddie Moran is outlining his plans to spend it on things like safety, education, job creation and community and economic development.”I told my entire staff that we will only get one shot at making … Read more

Gloucester expanding broadband with American Rescue Plan money

Gloucester gets funds to expand broadband internet to underserved areas

The Board of Supervisors set aside $2 million to work with Open Broadband, LLC to set up wireless connections in 2,500 underserved structures. GLOUCESTER, Va. — Author’s note: the video above first aired in July 2021. Gloucester County is planning to use grant money from the American Rescue Plan Act to make sure everyone in … Read more