Red Cross chapter to receive $100,000 in grants to buy buses

August 27, 2010 – Reprint from Green Bay Press Gazette: click HERE for article link.

This is a 7 ambulatory and 1 wheelchair accessible van. This is one of the vehicles that the grant money will help replace.

The Lakeland Chapter of the American Red Cross, headquartered in Green Bay, will receive nearly $100,000 in federal and state funds to buy three buses that will transport elderly and disabled individuals.

The grants are part of the $3.8 million in grants to Wisconsin counties announced Thursday by Gov. Jim Doyle. It’s part of the Elderly and Disabled Transportation Capital Assistance Program.

The local Red Cross will receive $66,064 this year and $33,032 in 2011.