Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Counties win state defense grants

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties are among the organizations that will receive state defense grants designed to improve Florida's position as a host for military installations and activities. The state will award $2.25 million in two categories of defense grants: reinvestment and infrastructure. The Economic Development Council of Okaloosa County, Team Santa Rosa Economic Development Council and Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will receive grants from both categories. (Source: governor’s press office, 09/30/08)