State Awards County Over $400k to Address Food Insecurity

 

December 21, 2023

Pictured L to R: Lea Thomason, County COO Houston Hamblin, Senator Joey Hensley, Mayor Jonah Keltner, Jeannie Baker, Kevin Baker, and Tonya Woodward.

Lewis County is proud to announce its award of a substantial state grant totaling $464,655.00 dedicated to combating food insecurity. This Community Development Block Grant will not only fortify local initiatives but also pave the way for a meaningful partnership with Hope Hohenwald Inc, formerly known as Operation Hope.

This grant awarded by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, underscores the commitment of both the state and local authorities to address the pressing issue of food insecurity within our community. The funds will be allocated strategically to support...



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