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Grant to fund upgrades for Huntington, West Virginia, green space

By McKenna Horsley, The Herald-Dispatch

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A small green space in Huntington is set to get a big revitalization effort.

Gallaher Village Square was recently awarded a grant for various improvements, such as adding electricity and upgrades to a shelter. H&R Block and Nextdoor partnered to award the grant. The Huntington submission was one of 10 entries across the country to be selected. More than 1,500 submissions were made.

Councilwoman Holly Smith Mount found out about the grant after seeing an ad on Nextdoor. Part of her district includes part of Gallaher Village, and Mount said she knew the neighborhood association was looking for ways to improve the green space. She aided the group in submitting the project proposal.

“That intersection right there gets thousands of cars a day going through. To me, it’s on the cusp of being something really great,” Mount said…

To read more: https://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/grant-to-fund-upgrades-for-gallaher-village-square-green-space/article_ee55801a-5177-5c12-8e14-fd29d4b2004a.html

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