Ward Makes Bibb County Community Development Tour

Senator Ward Announces Rural Development Grants for Bibb County 

Dec 13, 2013 – Bibb County, AL – Senator Cam Ward and the Tombigbee RC&D (Resource Conservation and Development) Council presented checks to projects throughout Bibb County, including schools, libraries and even the county jail.

“The RC&D folks do a good job at filling in funding gaps for worthy projects,” Ward said. “They have a focus on education and restoration projects that will provide opportunity for all the citizens of Bibb County.”

Starting at Brent Elementary School and stopping at The Bibb County Jail, The GM&O Caboose project and ending at the West Blocton Library, Ward and the Tombigbee RC&D presented these projects for money for internet access, facilities restoration and computers.

“Senator Ward was a key fighter for the money for these projects, and we enjoy working with him not only in Bibb County, but in all of the counties we both serve,” Tombigbee RC&D Executive Director Susan Wesson said. “This money will go a long way towards helping these projects, and it would not be possible without Senator Cam Ward’s influence.The Tombigbee Resource Conservation and Development Council Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) is a 501(c)(3) organization that supports educational and community development projects in Central Alabama. The RC&D Program was founded in the 1960s to address rural poverty and help rural communities generate sustainable economic programs. 

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