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USDA Rural Development has federal financing available to assist your community members in purchasing and/or repairing a home.  Organizations such as yours are invaluable in informing your community members about how they may finance the purchase, or repair, of a single-family home.

Fact sheets about these programs: 504 Program Summary_Feb_2021, Direct Program Summary_Feb_2021. If you would like to learn more about Rural Development Single Family Housing programs and ways in which we can partner together to bring about more community awareness of these programs, please contact me at 715-345-7613. from: Stephanie Kelnhofer, Housing Specialist, Rural Development
United States Department of Agriculture
5417 Clem’s Way, Stevens Point WI 54482
www.rd.usda.gov/wi | “Together, America Prospers”

Do you need a library icon sign?

Barb (Deer Park) is needing a replacement for her sign, and is wondering if anybody else is interested in a group order. There would be a price break if 5 or more ordered a sign. Cost depends on size: an 11×17 aluminum sign with predrilled holes cost about $30 plus shipping. (NOTE: this is NOT a sign to use on a roadway, which would need to be coordinated with your local government.) If yes, reply to Reb at kilde@ifls.lib.wi.us before Friday, March 5. They look like this (of course, we’ll update and clean it up a little):

  

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